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India Tours & Travel Plans >> Adventure Tours >> North East India Trekking

North East India Trekking of Yuksom - Dzongri - Sandakphu
Delhi – Gangtok – Yuksom – Dzongri Trek – Darjeeling – Sandakphu Trek – Kalimpong - New Jalpaiguri – Delhi – Back home. (Duration - 27 Days)

Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi assistance on arrival, transfer to hotel, relax and overnight in Delhi.

Day 02: Delhi – New Jalpaiguri (By Rajdhani Express Train at 1400 hrs/ arriving next day at 0900 hrs)
Morning free to relax, afternoon you will be accompanied by our representative to Railway station to board the One of the best trains of India – Rajdhani Express leaving for New Jalpaiguri (Bagdogra) at 1400 hrs. Note that the train is fully air-conditioned and reputed people travel on this train. All meals including continental will be provided. Also note that the train provides fresh linens, pillows & blankets. Overnight in the train.

Day 03: Bagdogra – Gangtok (9W 602 1010-1205 HRS)
Arrive New Jalpaiguri railway station, where our representative will come to attend you on the coach and will transfer you to the car to drive to Gangtok (5800 ft.) which is at a distance of 120 kms which will be covered by road journey in around 4 hours. Day free to relax and acclimatization in Gangtok. Over night halt in Gangtok.

Day 04: Gangtok
After breakfast take a sight seeing tour City tour of Gangtok visiting Enchey Monastery, Research Institute of Tibetology and arrangement for the trekking permits. Overnight halt at a designated hotel.

Day 05: Gangtok
Day return trip to Tsongo Lake at Indo -China Border at 12400 ft, Return in the Evening. Alt 12400ft and 34 X 2 Kms.

Day 06: Gangtok
Day free for individual activities in Gangtok.

Day 07: Gangtok – Yuksom
Drive from Gangtok to Yuksom via Rabongla -Tashiding and Halt. It is at a distance of 145 kms, which will take 6 hrs by road and it is at an altitude of 6000 ft.

Day 08: Yuksom to Tshoka
Trek begins: Yuksom to Tshoka. Altitude of 2048 m at a distance of 12 kms which will take 6 hours.

Day 09: Tshoka to Dzongri
Trek Tshoka to Dzongri. Altitude of 4050 m at a distance of 9 kms which will take 5 hours.

Day 10: Dzongri
Excursion around Dzongri and Halt over night on tents or trekkers huts.

Day 11: Dzongri - Tshoka
Trek back to Tshoka. Halt.

Day 12: Tshoka - Yuksom
Trek back to Yuksom. Halt.

Day 13: Yuksom – Pemayangtse (Pelling)
Drive to Pemayangtse via Holy Kheocheplari Lake. Over night at Hotel in Pemayangtse.

Day 14: Pemayangtse - Darjeeling
Drive to Darjeeling via Tea Gardens, over night halt.

Day 15: Darjeeling
Tiger hill Sunrise Tour at 4 am to 7.30 in the morning, Have breakfast and continue to Darjeeling Sight seeing after 9 to 12 .30 pm, Lunch and Afternoon Free for Stroll in the Mall. Halt overnight.

Day 16: Darjeeling
Day free for individual activities in Darjeeling.

Day 17: Darjeeling –Manebhanjang – Tonglu
The trek starts after an early morning drive of about two hours from Darjeeling to Manebhanjang a small village inhabited by Buddhist Sherpas. From here one can get A view of the trekking route, which is an awesome, near vertical climb. The first camp – site is at Tonglu at 3070 meters, which is 11 kms from Manebhanjang through dense forests, and hillsides covered with wild flowers and a breathtaking mountain view of the incomparable Kanchendzonga and its neighboring peaks.

Day 18: Tonglu –Gairibas -Kalipokhari
Resume Trekking from Tonglu to Gairibas at 2621 meters, Trek time 3 hrs, Approx.09 kms, Trails leads one through bamboo glades and farmlands with quaint little villages habited by warm and friendly people. Gairibas to Kalipokhari 3170 meters is a continuous climb through the rhododendron forests. Distance is 6 Kms and it takes 3 hrs walks from Gairibas. Drive by jeep will take approx.2 hrs. Halt Overnight at Kalipokhari.

Day 19: Kalipokhari - Sandakphu
Resume trekking from Kalipokhari to Sandakphu, From Kalipokhari the road descends to Bikhebhangang –Valley of Poison. Trek from Bikhebhanjang to Sandakphu is a steep climb of 4 kms and takes more then an hour to cover this trek. Trek time 2-3 hrs. Sandakphu 3636 meter is 58 kms from Darjeeling and commands one of the most spectacular views .In the foreground is a great basin set in the midst of the hills, the slopes covered with rhododendrons and silver fir trees.

Day 20: Sandakphu - Phalut
Resume trekking from Sandakphu to Phalut at 3600 meters , It is one of the loftiest peak in the Singalila Range and is situated at 80 kms .The stretch from Sandakphu to Phalut is the most spectacular of the trek. The burned silver fir forest makes most of the beautiful sight .A walk of 4 hrs from Sandakphu; you will come across a stone house with blown of roof on the top of a small ridge. The place is known as Sabarkum and is 14 kms from Sandakphu, halt at Phalut and overnight.

Day 21: Phalut - Ramam
Resume trekking Phalut to Ramam, From Phalut the trail descends through the virgin forest of chestnut, pines, hemlock etc. till the trail reaches the meeting of two streams called Gorkhey Khola. It’s a picture postcard place. One can enjoy the bath and savor midday meal. Resume trekking via Samandin to Ramam Trekkers Hut. Its about 5 hours trek from Phalut or distances from Phalut.

Day 22: Ramam - Rimbik
Trek from Ramam to Rimbik, From Ramam the road is almost level walk for the first 9 km and again it descends to Sirikhola. The road rises steep, for about 1 km where it levels out again till it reaches Rimbik. Halt Overnight in a lodge or trekkers hut.

Day 23: Rimbik - Darjeeling
Drive from Rimbik to Darjeeling, approx.4-5 hrs for 54 kms. . Trek ends.

Day 24: Darjeeling to Kalimpong
After breakfast checkout and drive for 3 hours to Kalimpong, on arrival transfer to hotel. Day free to visit Monasteries, overnight in Kalimpong.

Day 25: Kalimpong – Jalpaiguri – Delhi
Morning transfer to Jalpaiguri railway station to board the Rajdhani Express for Delhi.

Day 26:Delhi
Assistance on arrival at Delhi railway station. transfer to hotel. Day free for shopping & individual activities, overnight in Delhi.

Day 27: Delhi - Back home
In time transfer to airport to board the flight back home.

* The above tours / itineraries / travel plans can be rearranged / tailormade / customised as desired by our Guests. Feel free to ask for references from our satisfied customers across the globe who have utilised our services in the Indian subcontinent.


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