Goecha La Trek
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Goecha La Trek

  • Yuksom
  • Bakhim
  • Dzongri
  • Thangsing
  • Lamuney 
  • Tsokha

Daywise Tour Plan

  • Day 1

    Bagdogra/NJP - Yuksom 165 kms / 7 hours

    Assistance on arrival at the airport/railway station and drive to Yuksom.

    YUKSOM (1840M): -

    The first capital of the kingdom of Sikkim and site of the coronation of the first chogyal. Evidence of the enthronement ceremony can still be seen in the form of stone seats and a footprint of the Head Lama on a stone. The stone throne constructed for the great event stands today at Norbugang and has been declared a Heritage Site.

    Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 2

    Yuksom - Bakhim

    Breakfast at the hotel and begin trek to Bakhim 12 kms 8 hours.


    Located at 3005m Bakhim lies among beautiful alpine plants and Sikkims famed orchids. Several Himalayan fauna are found here and Bakhim itself has many rare varieties of birds and butterflies.

    Overnight in tents.

  • Day 3

    Bakhim - Dzongri

    After breakfast begin trek to Dzongri.


    Located at 4030m, Dzongri is a steep climb of 8 kms 7 hours from Bakhim, but every effort is worth the excellent and imposing view one gets of the Kanchanjunga and other peaks from here. Besides the dwarf rhododendrons add a romantic touch to the magical world of Dzongri.

    Overnight in tents.

  • Day 4

    Dzongri - Thangsing

    After breakfast begin trek to Thangsing .


    A descent of 7 kms ends in Thangsing situated at the base of the Jopine peak at 3930m. Beautiful natural scenery can be seen all around.

    Overnight in tents.

  • Day 5

    Thangsing - Lamuney

    After breakfast begin trek to Zemathang.


    From Thangsing it is an ascent of 8 Kms to Lamuney, 4450 m and the bas of Pandim Peak.

    Overnight in tents.

  • Day 6

    Lamuney - Goecha La - Thangsing

    At 4940m Gochala Pass is still higher than Lamuney. It is just a 6 kms climb from Lamuney via Samity Lake then trek down to Thangsing

    Overnight in tents.

  • Day 7

    Thangsing - Tshoka

    After breakfast begin downhill trek to Tshoka – 15 Kms/7 Hrs

    Overnight in tents.

  • Day 8

    Tshoka - Yuksom

    Breakfast at the camp and downhill trek to Yuksum

    Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 9

    Yuksom - Bagdogra

    After breakfast transfer to Bagdogra airport/NJP railway station in time for flight/train to onward destination.

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