Kanchanjunga Sanctuary

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    Kanchanjunga Sanctuary

    The most popular trekking route in Sikkim famed for superb views, floral spectacles, birds and pristine forests. The panoramic views of Mt. Kanchenjunga with other lesser known Himalayan peaks is simply spectacular !


Itinerary

Day 1

Darjeeling – Arrive at Bagdogra airport. Transfer to Darjeeling .

Day 2

Darjeeling (2,134m) – Half day sightseeing visiting a  'tea factory', Ghoom monastery and the Tibetan Refugee centre.(B)

Day 3

Pelling (2,000m) – We leave after breakfast on a 5 hr drive to Pelling.The place offers plenty in both scenic and historical interests.(B)

Day 4

Yoksum (2,000m) – A full day's trek to Yoksum, considered to be the first capital of Sikkim.(B)

Day 5

Bakhim (3,005m) – A steep climb through thick forests and mountain ridges gets us to Bakhim situated at an altitude of 3,005m.(BLD)

Day 6

Tshoka (3,600m) – The trail climbs steeply through magnificent forests of rhododendron and magnolia to Tshoka pronounced 'choka' in the local dialect.(BLD)

Day 7

Dzongri (4,030m) – Dzongri is a large slice of the topography of the Tibetan Highlands and the place offers an amazing panorama of the eastern Himalayas. Kanchenjunga (8,586m) the 3rd highest peak in the world is at an incredibly close distance and dominates the entire northern horizon. (BLD)

Day 8

Thangsing (3,930m) – A spectacular walk through Yak grazing pastures, small mountain streams and heavenly wild flowers brings us to Thangsing at 3,930m.(BLD)

Day 9

Kokchurung – We descent fast to Kokchurung.(BLD)

Day 10

Thsoka  – A night at Tshoka.(BLD)

Day 11

Yoksum – We retrace out foot-steps back to Yoksum.(BLD)

Day 12

Gangtok – Drive to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. Free day with plenty of options.(B)

Day 13

Kalimpong – Drive to Kalimpong. Overnight at the Kalimpong Village Retreat.(BLD)

Day 14

Kalimpong – A nice relaxing day at the Kalimpong Village Retreat with plenty of optional activities. (BLD)

Day 15

Kalimpong – Transfers to Bagdogra for those who are catching an onward flight. Those staying back can choose from the programmes we will set for you.




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