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Select Your Trip Trekking In Himalayas Trekking In Sikkim Himalayas

Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek

  • Best time
  • June to October
  • Total Duration
  • 16 Days
  • Destinations Covered
  • Delhi- Bagdogra- Darjeeling- Gangtok- Pelling- Yuksom
  • Trekking Route
  • Yuksom- Bakkhim- Phedang- Dzongri- Laxmi Pokhari- Dzongri-Bikhbari- Chaurikhang and Rathong Glacier (Kanchenjunga Base Camp)- Bikhbari- Yuksom
  • Rating
  • Moderate

Sikkim is the name of nature’s creation, still un touch Himalayas in India or Indian sub continents. Here you can see more than 500 kind of butterfly, 400 type of Rhododendron flowers, 1100 kind of Orchid flowers and thousands of Himalayan herbs and wild life. Yak is the life of Sikkim. Majority of the population is Buddhist.
Experienced trekking guide, multi cuisine cook, comfortable trekking equipment’s like trekking tents, sleeping mattresses, air cushion pollution free small generator set to re - charge tour camera battery and mobile and expert pony man can full-fill your dream to do this trek.Come and experience the different world..........

Detailed Itinerary

Map

  • Days
  • Events
  • Day 01
  • Arrival Delhi
    Meet on arrival and transfer to the Hotel.
    Check in with traditional Indian Welcome at hotel.
    (Our executive will be present at the hotel, before your arrival to fulfill all check-in formalities.
    The hotel will serve you a welcome drink – Rose, Lemon water or soft drinks.
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 02
  • Delhi
    Morning: After breakfast, Proceed for sightseeing of Delhi with our Guide, Experience the rickshaw ride in Old Delhi through very narrow streets namely - Balli Maran, Kinari Bazar - (Cloth market), Masale Wali Gali – (Spice Market) etc
    Rest of the time is free to explore Connaught Place
    Dinner at own choice
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 03
  • Delhi- Bagdogra- Darjeeling (66 KS)
    After breakfast, departure transfer to the Delhi Airport.
    Fly to Bagdogra. Meet on arrival and drive to Darjeeling.
    Arrive in Darjeeling and check in to the hotel. Day is free to relax or visit the local bazaar.
    Overnight in Darjeeling
  • Day 04
  • Darjeeling
    After bed tea and cookies, drive to Tiger Hills to see the sunrise over Mount Kanchenjunga and the Great Eastern Himalayan Ranges. On the way back to hotel visit Ghum Monastery.
    After breakfast, proceed for the sightseeing which includes– Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling Zoo and local Tibetan market.
    Overnight in Darjeeling
  • Day 05
  • Darjeeling – Gangtok (108 KS)
    After breakfast, drive to Gangtok. It is a beautiful drive through pine forest and Rhododendron trees.
    Arrive in Gangtok and check in to the hotel. After getting fresh, proceed for the sightseeing of Gangtok and visit Rumtek Monastery.
    Overnight in Gangtok
  • Day 06
  • Gangtok– Pelling (116 KS)
    After leisurely breakfast, drive to Pelling. Situated at 2150 Mts, the town is located at a distance of 10 km from the district headquarters of Gyalshing. The place is popular for its natural beauty and rich culture.
    Arrive in Pelling and check in to the hotel. Day is at leisure or visit Sanga Choling monastery which is a 40 minute walk from here. It is one of the first monasteries of the state, built in 1697.
    Overnight in Pelling
  • Day 07
  • Pelling – Yuksom (40 Kms)
    After breakfast, drive to Yuksom, meaning, “the meeting place of the three learned monks”. Yuksom was the first state capital of Sikkim established by the first Chogyalor religious king of Sikkim, Phuntsog Namgyal.
    Arrive at Yuksom and check in to the hotel. Day is free to admire the beauty of Yuksom, forests of pine, oak, chestnut, maple, silver fir etc.
    Greet your crew members over a cup of tea.
    Overnight in Yuksom
  • Day 08
  • Yuksom – Bakkhim(3005 Mts) (16KS)
    After breakfast, pack your bag for first day of your trek towards Bakkhim (meaningbamboo). Walk through the forests of Magnolia, rhododendron, ferns etc. and after crossing a few bridges, reach Bakkhim.
    Pitch in the tents. Rest of the time is for leisure as it would be a long trekking day.
    Overnight in Bakkhim
  • Day 09
  • Bakkhim - Phedang (3483 Mts) (5KS)
    After breakfast, trek to Tshoka village, which is a small Tibetan Refugee settlement. Beyond Tshoka there is a steep climb through rhododendron forests which leads to well defined uphill path to Phedang.
    Arrive in Phedang and pitch the tent. Day is at leisure or to spend the time clicking the photographs of the surroundings.
    Overnight in Phedang
  • Day 10
  • Phedang – Dzongri (4030 Mts) (4KS)
    After breakfast, trek to Dzongri. 
    Reach around the lunch time and after pitching the tent, rest for the day to acclimatize. A little walk from here leads to a meadow from there one can see the peaks of Koktang, Pandim, Simvo, Kanchenjunga, Rathong and Kabru.
    Overnight in Dzongri
  • Day 11
  • Dzongri - Laxmi Pokhari - Dzongri
    Early morning, walk up to the ridge near the campsite to view the sunrise on the many peaks of Kanchenjunga Range.After breakfast, proceed for hiking to Laxmi Pokhari (Laxmi Lake)
    The route is through rhododendron bushes and pasture land to reach Chamaray. From here there is a descent climb to Laxmi Pokhari, a big lake cupped in a deep crater. The place offers a spectacular view of Kanchenjunga Range, Pandim, Narsing, Kabur, Kabur Dome, Koktang etc. 
    Return to the campsite and if still some energy is left walk to the Kabur Rock.
    Overnight in Dzongri
  • Day 12
  • Dzongri – Bikhbari (12KS)
    After breakfast, start trekking towards Bikhbari. A few minutes’ trek uphill and downhill walk leads to a crossroad where take the right one to reach Bikhbari.
    Overnight in Bikhbari
  • Day 13
  • Bikhbari- Chaurikhang and Rathong Glacier- Bikhbari
    After breakfast, trek uphill all the way to Chaurikhang and Rathong Glacier, which is the base camp of Kanchenjunga. This place is also the site for Himalayan Institute of Mountaineering where they conduct their advance course.
    There is a close and clear view of Frey’s peak, Koktang, Kabur and Rathong from here.
    Trek back to the camp site
    Overnight in Bikhbari
  • Day 14
  • Bikhbari – Yuksom
    After early breakfast and with packed lunch, trek back to Yuksom
    After a long day of trekking, arrive and check in to the hotel. 
    Evening is free to explore the local bazaar.
    Overnight in Yuksom
  • Day 15
  • Yuksom – Bagdogra (150 KS) – Delhi
    After breakfast, bid farewell to the crew members and drive to Bagdogra
    Arrive and transfer to Bagdogra Airport. Fly to Delhi
    Arrive in Delhi and check in to the hotel.
    Overnight in Delhi
  • Day 16
  • Delhi – Home
    After morning tea and cookies, departure transfer to the Airport
    Fly to Delhi.
    Meet on arrival and transfer to the hotel, after getting fresh, explore centre of Delhi “Connaught Place”
    After dinner or as per your flight scheduled, departure transfer to the International Airport of Delhi.
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  • Suggestions:
  • From Darjeeling- a detour of 03-04 days to Gangtok and Kalimpong can be done
    From Bagdogra- fly to Kolkata, state capital of West Bengal. Along with city sightseeing, visit Sunderbans National Park
    From Delhi- An extended trip to Agra and Jaipur (03-04 Days)
    ✔ Agra is famous for Taj Mahal built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to immortalize the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.
    ✔ Jaipur, also known as Pink city of India is famous for Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal and other monuments
    ✔ In Delhi, Indian dance class for a day can be arranged subjected to the availability of time.