Sikkim Darjeeling Kanchendzonga Trekking is a popular Long high altitude trek which offers Adventure Lovers to Experience the Pristine and Panoramic beauties of himalayas of both the region. Sikkim Darjeeling Kanchendzonga Trek offers Sandhakphu Trek and Goechala Trek togather as one. The views of the Snow capped Mountain Peaks and serene Beauty of both the region during the trek is Breathtaking. During this Trek one has the rare opportunity to witness and view the Singalila and Sikkim himalayan range of Mountains and Peaks from different location and Angle. From Sandhakpu one has the rare Opportunity to veiw Mt. Everest and Mt. Kanchendzonga at a same time. The best view of Mt. Kanchendzonga is seen from Sandhakpu which is also know as Sleeping Buddha or Sleeping Shiva Sikkim Darjeeling Kanchendzonga Trek is best suited for the Adventure Lovers and Trekkers who loves to Explore and be with the Himalayas for a longer period of time.
(2130 m / 3 to 4 hrs drive) (Hotel) (Hotel) Arrive Bagdogra airport by plane and drive to Darjeeling, charming 4 hours journey, through Assam tea plantation and tiny villages takes us to Darjeeling. Built on top of the ridge, Darjeeling faces the Himalaya and is a popular destination for westerners as well as for the Indian alike.
(Hotel) We could take an early trip to tiger hill to see the sunrise. Afterwards visit the famous Ghoom monastery that enshrines an image of the Maitreya Buddha (the coming Buddha). Later on visit the Himalayan mountaineering institute and tea plantation.
(2134m / 2 hrs) Trek to Tonglu (3070m / 2 to 3 hrs) (Camping / Lodge) Early morning drive of about two hours from Darjeeling to Maney Bhanjang, a small village inhabitated by Buddhist sherpas. From here one can get a view of the trekking route, which is an awesome, near vertical climb. Tonglu is a first camp, which is about 11 kms from Manay Bhanjang through dense forests, and hillsides coverd with wild flowers and a breathtaking mountain view of incomparable Khanchendzonga and its neighboring peaks.
We take a mossy paved path, that snakesthrough a succession of forests and hamlets, giving way from time to time, to spectacular mountain sceneries.
(3640 m 4 to 5 hrs) (Camping / Lodge) We steadily climb to join the ridge trail towards Kalipokhari . afterwards we start a long and steep climb onto the Singalila ridge that leads us to Sandakphu. A remarkable 360 0 view from the top. in the foreground is a great basin set in the midst of the hills, the slopes covered with rhododendron and silver fir trees
(3600 m 5 to 6 hrs) (Camping / Lodge) We walk to a prominent viewpoint for the magnificent sunrise over the Khanchendzonga, Jannu, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu. Throughout the day, there are ever – changing views: yak herders, silvery pine forests, tiny lakes ringed with grass, and the snow capped Himalayan range in the background.
(2560 m 4 to 5 hrs) (Camping / Lodge) A pleasant descent through the virgin forest of chestnut, hemlock , pine etc, till the trail reaches the meeting place of two streams called Gorkhey Khola (2500 m) then we climb up towards Raman via Samandin
(2280 m / 3 to 4 hrs) (Camping / Lodge) From Raman the road is almost level walk for the first 8 to 9 km. we pass through numerous villages and cross the Sri Khola over a remarkable suspension bridge. The road rises steep, for about 1 km where it levels out again till it reaches Rimbik. Overnight in a lodge or trekkers hut.
(8 to 9 hrs drive) (Hotel)
(3000m / 6 to 7 hrs) (Camping / Hut) This trail leads up the Rathong valley, through thick, semi tropical forests. Afterwards a steep climb takes us to the tiny Tibetan village of Tshoka. The landscape has now changed into pine, rhododendron and magnolia forests. From tshoka we get our first view of mount Pandin and few other mountains.
(4020m / 4 to 5 hrs) (Camping / Hut) A steep trail zigzags through temperate forests and large clusters of rhododendron, to the vast clearing of Phedang. During April and may, the spectacles is gorgeous, as the land becomes a mass of flowers. After 300 m , we follow the ridge to Dzongri, a pasture area for the yaks of Yuksam during off season times.
(3930m / 3 to 4 hrs) (Camping) We descend through rhododendron forests towards the glacial Prek river. We establish our campsite on the the grassy pastures land of Thangshing. The southern ridge of Khanchendzonga and glacier are visible directly ahead and there are close up views of Mt. Pandim.
(4130m / 2 to 3 hrs) (Camping) A pleasant walk below the west side of mo unt Pandim. Throughout our way to Samiti lake we will be accompany by mount Pandim in the right and massif mount Khanchendzonga in the front. We take our first sight on the glacier, and climb up to the shore of Samiti lake, reputed to be the sacred source of the Prek river. Ringed by prayer flags, the lake reflects forked peak, Kabru north, Goeha peak and other snow capped peaks.
(4940m / 5 hrs / 2 hrs) (Camping) We have to leave quite early this morning probably at around 2 to 3 am, as fog and clouds descend on the pass shortly after sunrise. The trail to Goechala climbs steeply through moraines. From the pass, ringed with colorful prayer flags, we can see Khanchendzonga and beyond that, the Talung glacier.
(3000m / 5 to 6 hrs) (Camping / Hut)
(1875m / 5 to 6 hrs) (Hotel)
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Mingma! Julay!namestey! hope you are in good health. Sorry to write you lately. Our trip to Thiland made us busy so we were unable to write you back. Mingma the trekking was well organised and I had a wonderful time with you.. . Ladhak is a wonderful place and your guiding made it much much better. We all are very happy and eager to visit your country sikkim next time.
The way you describe sikkim, it really seems to be a nice place. We will promote for you wherever we go. Thanks for your support when the chips were down..
Convey our regards to Jigmee,Arun and Horse man. Hope we will meet then again. Harry,Dorris Michael and Gracy Switzerland 2009
Max, hope you are doing fine business. We are thankful for your warm guidance and wonderful trekking arrangements in a short time. Mingma the food was excellent. We will return to sikkim with friends and family someday. We would no doubt recommend your company mountain tours and treks to all of our friends who want to visit India and specially sikkim and Darjeeling. Adam and wanda Netherland. 2010
Mingma, thanks for your mail. We are still in kerela and doing familiarization trip. Its very hot out here. Mingma your trekking arrangements was good and we had no hesitation in recommending your company. Your guide and cook was very good. We had more than enough varieties of food everyday. We surely hope that you will do well.
Well take care and best of luck Andrew, Roben and David Switzerland 2011 feb