Join Himalyan Glaicer's View of Mt. Kanchendzonga Trek also known as Sikkim Kasturi - Labdang - Goechala Round Trek is a circuit trek starts from Yaksum that goes beyond the goechala pass and ends at Tasiding.This trek offer you the extraordinarily mountain views of Mt. kabru, Ratong and Kanchenjunga you can see clearly on the way to Dzongri Summit. In order to avoid the same trial we combined Kasturi Itinerary to go another route via Thansing with another trial move off the beautiful remote village Lampokhari has a small lake.This trek will end at the secret Tashiding gompa including cultural.
This trek offer you the extraordinarily mountain views of Mt. kabru, Ratong and Kanchenjunga you can see clearly on the way to Dzongri Summit.
Upon arrival at Bagdogra, will be our assistant will meet you at airport and transport to Darjeeling the distand about 3-4 hours journey, through Assam tea plantations and tiny villages takes us to Darjeeling. Built on top of a ridge, Darjeeling faces the Himalaya and is a popular destination for Westerners and Napali culture alike. Overnight comfortable stay your hotel in Darjeeling (2134m – 7001)
after your breakfast we tranfer to Ghoom Monastery: (Yiga Choeling monastery) It is most popularly known as Ghoom monastery which is oldest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in Darjeeling built in the year 1850. This monastery is famous for its 15 feet high statue of Maitreya Buddha. It is situated at altitude of 8,000 feet and 8 km away from Darjeeling city.
Dali monastery (Druk sang choeling monastery): It is located at Dali which is 3-4 km away from Darjeeling town. Its real name is Drukpa Kargyad Monastery but is well known as Dali monastery as it in place Dali.
Bhutia Busty monastery: Butia busty monastery is one of the nearest Gumpa in Darjeeling located at Observatory hill in Darjeeling town. This beautiful monastery was build in the year 1879 is situated inside trees and bushes in peaceful place and good place for Meditation for all people. Takvar Tea garden: In the history of Darjeeling tea Gardens Takvar is recorded as the first Tea estate in the Darjeeling. This tea estate is 9 km away from Darjeeling city Planted in 1852 and it is stretches from an altitude of 1,500 ft to 6,500 ft. The garden covers over 22 Km ending at the little Rungeet river.
Happy valley Tea estate: This tea garden is nearest to Darjeeling city just 15 min walk distance which is planted in the year 1854 by David Wilson. This is a certified as organic UNO FAO project followed by USDA,JAS,IMO and HACCP. Overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
We leave after breakfast at 9:00 am Transport to Yuksam. The rigors of this 6-hour drive are, however, offset by the ever-changing scenery along the way. For the first hour, we retrace our route until Singtam, after which we take a right turn and head uphill towards the Temi Tea gardens and then on to Rabongla (a small town below Maenam Hill from where we stop for lunch). Here we get our first close up view of the Himalayas. We then proceed downhill into the valley basin of the Rangeet River and cross the bridge at Legship after which we drive uphill again to finally arrive at our destination Yuksam, which is also our starting point of Tshoka (3050 m / 6-7 hrs) (Camping
Yuksom to Tshoka (3050 m / 6-7 hrs) (Camping
Tsokha to Dzongri (4030 m / 5-6 hrs) (camping
Dzongri Rest and Acclimatization / Dzongrila (4300m) (camping
Dzongri to Lamune (4130m / 2to 3 hrs) (camping)
Lamune to Goechala (5200mt - 17060. 4 to 5 hrs) / Thangsing (2 hrs) (camping)
Thansing to Lampokhari (4,230m / 4 to 5 hrs) (Camping)
Lampokhari to Kasturi (3,715m / 6 to 7 hrs)
Katuri to Labdang (1,830m / 6 to 7 hrs)
Labdang to Tashiding (1400m / 4 to 5 hrs) then pick up by a vehicle and drive to other destination Tashiding.
Transfer from Tashiding to Gangtok via Ravangla.
Gangtok sight seeing tours including Rumtek monastery
Free day in Gangtok
Transfer to Airport or Train station onward your destination.
During th trekking
1. What you Need Equpment for This Trekking ?
Backpack : a backpack with multiple-compartments will surely help you to keep your personal belongings safe and organized a good quality haversack as to make all things to fit in one it must be comfortable while walking with it. Sleeping bag (-10 C)
Clothing & Accessories : The trek routes go from low to high altitudes. we suggest you T- shirt, pentagon with cap Extra socks, a water proof jacket, (rain coat requred in ranny Season ) Down Jacket/Gore tax Jacket, Light wind & water proof jacket , Inner sleeping sheet , Long sleeve T-shirts , Warm hat/ gloves,a good trekking shoe, make sure you choose the right footwear shoes have to be lightweight and durable, that offers complete and grip. a sun protection cream. Woolen cap and hand gloves. Warm jacket or a sweater and also a wind-cheater.
First Aid : to heal minor injuries, cuts, or burns, carry your own small first aid kit with basic medicines and bandages.
Flashlights : Torch with extra battery or head light in important.
Supplements : Water bottle , packet food like biscuits dry fruits (dates,cashew,almonds,resins etc) and sweets (Dry packet sweets-Cadbury-peanut candy) are to be carried as supplements during the treks.
2. What will be the best time to visit Sikkim Dzongri Gochala Trek ?
The Best Time to Visit Sikkim Dzongri Gochala trek is possible at anytime of the year The most popular seasons are spring (February-May) and autumn (September-December). Winter is very cold above 3000m and high mountain passes may be snowbound, but it is good for trekking at lower altitudes. During the monsoon season (June-August),
3. Which is the Best part of view point during your trekking ?
The best part of view point during your trekking is - forther then Dzongri any place
4 . Health and fitness :
All tour and treks in Darjeeling and Sikkim demand a sufficient level of fitness, therefore you should check with your doctor concerning your health and fitness before preceding your journey. You have any pre existing medical condition or disability you might increase the risk of you requiring medical attention you need to inform to Ashmita Trek and Tours. this may also hamper your ability to travel.
5. Do you need a trekking permit?
All the trekking area in Sikkim Darjeeling requires trekking permits. Once you book the trek with us. We, agency will apply and obtain permit for you. For this you need to provide your passport copy India Visa and passport size photograph.
6. What is the Best Season Time to Trek in Darjeeling in Sikkim
April - May - Jun / October - November - December
In the months of May and June there are many varieties of rhododendrons and magnolias are available .
7. What type of shoes or boots you havr to bring for this trekking ?
we requred The proper foot wear depends on the trek. Shorter treks in low altitude can be done in comfortable running shoes up to 2000miters and while longer, more demanding treks in high altitude require sturdy trekking/hiking boots.
Group size : From 2 persons min and up to 15
Trip cost per person : On request
Departure Date : Any day during season time
Please note important information for our valuable clients not allowed to carry any kind of satellite phone GPRS to Protected and Restricted Area in part of Sikkim and Darjeeling Himalayan.