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Geochala Trek

Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days


Day 01 Gangtok-Yuksom, drive, 138kms, 7 hours. Yuksom: altitude: 1,740meters.
A drive on an unfrequented traffic through a meandering Himalayan road, terraced farm land, deep forest, cardamom field, streams and rivulets, hanging bridge. Arrive Yuksom, valley surrounded by hills covered with dense forest. Halt at Hotel.
DAY 02 Yuksom trek Bakhim , 12kms and 6 hours. Bakhim altitude: 2,743meters. Altitude gain: 1003 meters.
Trail leads through an undulating climbs later reach Perekchu Bridge from where aSteep climb of 1 hour runs through the Rhododendron trees, arrive Bakhim with a forest cover of Oak, Birch, Magnolia and Bamboo. Bakhim attract plenty of birds such as magpie, robins, honey sucker, Flycatchers, sunbirds etc. Halt Hut or Tented camp.
DAY 03 Trek Bakhim - Tshoka 2kms. 1hour, Bakhim altitude: 2,743meters.Tshokha: 3048meters.
Altitude gains: 305 meters. Tshoka is a small village that provides a view of Mount Pandim and other smaller peaks. Tshoka to Phedang trail is full of moss laden Rhododendron trees with birds such as Satyrragopan, Rose Finch, Blood Pheasant and Himalayan Black Bear, Red panda. Trail further moves up with Silver fur trees later vanishes substituting Rhododendron bushes. Halt Hut or Tented camp.
DAY 04 Tshoka trek Dzongri, 9kms. 5 hours. Dzongri: 4030meters. Altitude gain: 982 meters.
Now one gets into the thick Rhodondron forest later a steep climb up to Deorali Dara rewards with utmost beauty of Mountain peaks such as Mt. Kanchendzong, Mount Pandim, Rathong Peak, Mount Kabru, Goechala Peak, Jopuno, Thingchenkhang, Black Kabur, Simvo, Narsing etc.Another 10minutes walk takes to Dzongri. Halt Hut or Tented camp.
DAY 05 Dzongri Halt - Excursion to Dzongrila situated at 4,500meters.
Dzongrila provides a scintillating view of Rathong Glacier, Kabru Dome, Freys Peak, Talung and trek back to Dzongri Camp. Halt Hut or Tented camp.
DAY 06 Trek Dzongri - Thangsing, 6kms, and 4 hours, Thangsing: 3,639meters. Altitude Gain:
Minus183meters.Trail begins with dune type of climb There after descends through dense Rhododendron bushes, arrive Perek River later little climb through Silver fur forest reach Thangsing. Thangsing is a valley. It provides a good view of mountain peaks.. Halt Hut or Tented camp.
DAY 07 Trek Thangsing - Samiti Lake, camp at Lamune., 6 km, 3 hours, Samiti Lake: 4,453meters. Altitude Gain: 462meters.
Early in the morning Thangsing Deorali Dara, provides a beautiful view of Mt. Kanchendzonga. Halt Hut or Tented camp.
DAY 08 Trek Lamune - Goechala-Samiti-Thangsing. Total walking distance: 13kms, 7 hours. Goechala: 4,940meters.
Early in the morning we depart for Goechala through barren land, moraines and nearby Parallel to the trail on the left side, Talung Glacier. Near Goechala the sound of icefall gives an Extraordinary thrill. Before swirling cloud cover the area we descend to Samiti Lake and further trek back to Thangsing. Halt Hut or Tented camp.
DAY 09 Thangsing trek back to Dzongri
Halt Hut or Tented camp.
DAY 10 Dzongri trek back to Tshoka
Halt Hut or Tented camp.
DAY 11 Tshoka trek back to Yuksam
overnight halt Yuksam or Drive to your wishful destination.


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