Why Goechala ?


Resting in the foothills of kanchenjunga, Goecha-La is sitting at the height of 4,940 m/16207 feet,It is considered as one the most beautiful trek in India. You will not only have a view of kanchanga summit but the entire himalayan range starting from mount Pandim right in front of your eyes.
The experience lives with you forever.

Trek Details:


Day-1: Reaching Yuksom

Yuksom is a historical town in Geyzing subdivision of West Sikkim district in the Northeast Indian state of Sikkim. It is the first capital of Sikkim.

The Goechala trek starts from yuksom,which is also the base camp for the trek. The best way to reach yuksom is to take a flight to Bagdogra Airport and then taking a local transport till yuksom. The journey takes 5 to 6 hours.

 

Day-2: Yuksom to Sachen

The trek begins on Day-2 from Yuksom. You will be going through kanchenjunga National park. There you may witness spectacular flora and fauna,Some of the trees you may see dates back to thousand years. There are some small tributaries on the trek path, make sure to have water proof shoes. 

Altitude : 2194 Meters (7200 feet)
Time to reach : 5 to 6 Hours.
Water sources: Carry 2 litres of water from Yuksom. You will cross streams intermittently where you can refill your water bottles

Day-3: Sachen to Tshoka

The trail climbs sharp through a mixed oak forest until the wide switchbacks level somewhat half hour later at the sight of the first rhododendrons. The altitude gain is rapid and the air gets cooler perceptively. Soon the trail climbs to the ridge and stays there until you get to Bhakim another half hour later. It takes an hour to get to Bhakim.
You will have a short tea and snacks break in Bakim from there you will start your journey towards Tshoka. The trek becomes steep in between. but the view valley and the mountains will not let you get tired.

Altitude: 3048 Meters (10000 feet)
Time taken:  5 to 6 hours
Trek gradient: Moderate. Initial 40 minutes of ascent from Bhakim in a series of long switchbacks after which the trail eases off into a gradual climb.
Water sources: Carry sufficient water from Bhakim/Sachen

Day-4: Tshoka to Dzongri

Dzongri is a welcome sight for trekkers after the hard climb from Tshoka. At 12,980 feet trekkers feel the affect of altitude at the Dzongri meadows. Dzongri is a large cauldron, mostly meadows, surrounded in all directions by the mighty peaks of the Kanchenjunga range. In every direction is a snow peak to be looked at and admired. For most trekkers Dzongri is a reward on its own. Many finish their trek at Dzongri and head back the way they came.

Altitude: 9,701 ft (2,957 m) to 12,083 ft (3,683 m) to 13,024 ft (3,970 m)
Time taken: 5 to 6 hours
Trek gradient: Difficult. 30 minutes of steep climb followed by a gradual ascent, after which the trail again climbs steeply for 20 minutes to reach Phedang. 1 hour ascent from here followed by a gentle descent brings you to Dzongri.
Water sources: Carry 2 litres of water from Tshoka since it will be difficult to find a source on the trail.

 

Trek Details:


Day1:Reaching Yuksom

Yuksom is a historical town in Geyzing subdivision of West Sikkim district in the Northeast Indian state of Sikkim.

The Goechala trek starts from yuksom,which is also the base camp for the trek. The best way to reach yuksom is to take a flight to Bagdogra Airport and then taking a local transport till yuksom. The journey takes 5 to 6 hours.

 

day 3

Sachen to Tshokha

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day 4

Tshokha to Dzongari

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day 5

Dzongari to Dzongari TOP(stay in Dzongari)

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day 6

Dzongari to Thansing

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day 7

Thansing to Lamuney(Samiti Lake)

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day 8

Lamuney to Goecha La(2.30 AM in the morning)

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day 8

Lamuney to Kokcharang(Same day)

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day 9

Kokcharang to Tshoka Village

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day 10

Tshoka to Yuksum

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day 10

Yuksum to Siliguri

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