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Dzongri - Singalila Trek
|Trek : Dzongri To Singalila
| 11 Days
||Megu (4402 m)
||Mid March to May - October to December
Bagdogra to Gangtok. Upon arrival transfer to Gangtok(124 kms) 5 hrs
drive passing through the towns of Siliguri, Rambi, Teesta, Melli and entering
into Sikkim through Rangpo and passing through Singtam. Upon arrival check into
hotel for overnight stay. Dinner at hotel.
DAY 02 :
Gangtok Sightseeing. Morning visit the famous monastery of Rumtek
situated 24 kms from Gangtok 1hrs drive. On the way back visit the Research
Institute of Tibetology. Drive back to hotel for lunch. After lunch visit the
Cottage Industry, Flower Show and The Enchey Monastery. Overnight hotel. (Breakfast
DAY 03 :
Gangtok to Yuksom. After breakfast transfer to Yuksom via Singtam,
Temi Tea Estate Rabangla, Kwizing and Tashiding. Lunch stop at Rabangla. Overnight
stay in a hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch
ACTUAL TREK DAYS
Yuksom to Bakhim (9,200 ft). Yuksam to Bakhim 5 hrs walk. On the way
crossing waterfalls like Churchery and Mintogang and stream like Phukhola &
Chursey. Break at Lachen for lunch. Climb steeply from Prekchu to Bakhim 2 hrs
walk. Night halt at Bakhim.
DAY 05 :
Bakhim to Phedang.Bakhim to Phedang 3½ hrs wlak passing
through Tshoka the last tiny village of Bhutias at an altitude of 10,000 ft
and move to Phedang (11,550 ft). Night halt at Phedang.
DAY 06 :
Phedang to Dzongri. Phedang to Dzongri (13,290 ft) 3 hrs walk
quite steeply upwards crossing Deorali a view point and move to Dzongri. Night
halt at Dzongri.
DAY 07 :
Dzongri to Pangding. Trek from Dzongri to Pangding(4270 m)via
Tikipchu 5 hrs walk from Pangding you get the closest and Panoramic views
of Mt. Kabru, Kokthang, Rathong and Pandim. All along the trail the rhododendrons
are the prime attraction during the flowering season April-May. Overnight
DAY 08 :
Pangding to Yangsap. Trek from Pangding to Yangsap(3950 m) 3
hrs walk via Kokling Lunch at Yangsap. Overnight at camps.
DAY 09 :
Yangsap to Gomathang. Trek from Yangsap to Gomathang(3810
m) 2 hrs walk. Lunch at Gomathang. Vernight at camps.
DAY 10 :
Gomathang to Daphebir to Garakhet. Trek from Gomathang to Garakhet(4280m)
5hrs walk. Overnight at camps. Trail leads through the Daphebir Pass(4631m)and
then Descends to Garakhet.
DAY 11 :
Garakhet to Megu. Trek from Garakhet to Megu(4402 m) 5hrs
walk. The trail descends for about 1½ hrs and from the place called
Kopche the trail becomes steep from about 1½ hrs. After this climb
you descend down to Megu valley. This trail is dominated by rhododendron shrubs
and primulas, which bloom during May-June. Overnight at camps.
DAY 12 :
Megu to Dhond. The trail from Megu to Dhond(3897 m) 5 hrs walk.
The trail is Gradual and can get the picturesque views of the nearby hills of
the Nepal. Overnight at camps.
DAY 13 :
Dhond to Chiwabhanjyang. Trek from Dhond to Chiwabhanjyang(3142
m) 5hrs walk through the rhododendron forest. Overnight at camps.
DAY 14 :
Chiwabhanjyang to Uttare. Trek from Chiwabhanjyang to Uttare(2320
m) 4hrs walk via Chitre. Lunch at Uttare. Overnight at camps.
Uttare to Pelling. After breakfast transfer from Uttare to Pelling(2085
m) 4hrs drive. On the way stop to get the beautiful views of the nearby hills
and mountains. Lunch at hotel. Overnight stay in a hotel. (Breakfast & Lunch)
DAY 16 :
Pelling Sight Seeing. After breakfast visit Khechiperli and
Khangchendzonga Falls. After Lunch visit Sangacholing Monastery and trek around
the village in the evening.
DAY 17 :
Pelling to Darjeeling. After breakfast visit Pemayangtse Monastery
and Rabdantse Ruins and proceed to Darjeeling about 75 kms 4 hrs drive, Pack
lunch at Teesta View Point.
DAY 18 :
Darjeeling Sightseeing. Visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
established after the conquest of Everest in 1954. Relief models of the Himalayas
and climbing history of the world's highest peaks are exhibited here. Visit
the nearby the world's only breeding centre for Red Panda and Snow Leopard.
Drive to the Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre where you get to see the Tibetan
craftsmen and women making traditional items like carpets, woollen boots, woodcarvings
and leather goods. Lunch at hotel. After lunch free. Overnight stay in a hotel.
(Breakfast & Lunch)
DAY 19 :
Darjeeling Sightseeing. Early morning transfer to Tiger Hill
for sunrise view. From here you can get the nice view of the Himalayan range.
On the way back visit Ghoom Yiga Choling Monastery built in 1850 by Lama Sherab
Gyatso, a monk from Mongolia. The main feature of this Gelugpa Monastery is
the magnificent statue of Maitreya, the future Buddha draped in white silk scarves
of offering called Khada. After breakfast Toy train ride from Darjeeling to
Ghoom and transfer back to hotel for lunch. After lunch free. Overnight stay
in a hotel. (Breakfast & Lunch)
DAY 20 :
Darjeeling to Bagdogra. After breakfast departure for Bagdogra
airport 90 kms 4 hrs drive to connect your flight for onward destination, passing
through Ghoom, Jorebangla, Rongul, Sunada, Dilaram, Toong, Kurseong, Mahanadi
and Sukna. Lunch at airport. (Breakfast & Lunch) ("FAREWELL")