Chaurikhang – Rathong Glacier Trek

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Day 1 : Arrive- Delhi
On arrival meeting and assistance at the Airport followed by the traditional welcome by garlanding and then escorted transfer to your hotel . Rest of the day at leisure . overnight at hotel .

Day 2 :  Delhi – Bagdogra (by plane) – Darjeeling (2130 meters) by car.
In the morning after breakfast check out from the hotel, and transfer to the domestic airport to catch the flight for Bagdogra, Upon arrival at Bagdogra, will be met by our representative and drive towards  Darjeeling  charming 4-hour journey, through Assam tea plantations and tiny villages takes us to Darjeeling. Upon arrival at Darjeeling check in at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3 :  Darjeeling
Today, wake early in the morning to see the sunrise at  Tiger Hill . Afterwards back to hotel to have your breakfast. Later we will visit the famous Ghoom monastery that enshrines an image of the Maitreya Buddha (the coming Buddha) and  Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and tea plantations. In the evening back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4 : Darjeeling – Yuksom (125 KMS, 7 Hours)
In the morning after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive towards Yuksum, .Yuksum is the oldest capital of Sikkim where the first king was consecrated at 1642 A.D. It also has the oldest existing Monastery built during 1700 A.D. In the late afternon arrive at Yukusm. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5 :  Yuksam – Tsoska (3030 meters, 6 hours)
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Yuksum by covering approx. 5 kms in 2 hrs. Rest of the day free to visit the oldest monastery and the surrounding area. In the evening back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6 : Tsoska – Dzongri (4020 meters 5 hours)
In the morning after breakfast we will start our trek towards Dzongri with packed lunch,   A steep trail zigzags up through temperate forest and large clusters of rhododendrons, to the vast clearing of Phedang. During April and May, the spectacle is gorgeous, as the land becomes a mass of flowers (400 species have been listed so far).  In the later afternoon arrive at Dzongri. In the have your dinner. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7 : Dzongri ( or you can do full day excursion to Pokhari)
The day is for rest and acclimatization. On this day one can  view  of the mountain peaks by climbing up to Dzongri Top. From here you get a panoramic view of Kabru (7353 m), Ratong (6678 m), Kanchenjunga (8534 m), Koktang (6147 m), Pandim (6691 m) and Narsing (5825 m). Towards the west, the Singalila Ridge, which separates Sikkim from Nepal, can be seen. Dinner and overnight stay at Camps.

Day 8 : Dzongri – Bikhabari (12 KMS, 5 hours )
In the morning after breakfast trek starts towards Bikhabari, the trial first ascends gradually & then descend till we reach a crossroads. The trail on the left goes to Zamiingang. In the afternoon arrive at Bikhabari, our halting point. In the night have your dinner. Overnight at Camps.

Day 9 :- Bikhabari – Chaurikhang – Rathong Glacier – Bikhabari
Today we will take a same day excursion to Kanchenjunga base camp. This is also the site where Himalayan mountaineering institute of Darjeeling conducts its advanced mountaineering courses. From here we can view the Frey’s Peak, Koktang Peak, Kabur and Rahtong Peak. Later trek back to Bikhabari. In the night have your dinner. Overnight at Camps.

Day 10:-  Bikhabari – Bakkhim
In the morning after breakfast we will start our trek towards Bakkhim. In the afternoon arrive at Bakkhim. Overnight at Bakkhim.

Day 11 :- Bakkhim – Yuksum
In the morning after breakfast we will start our back to Yuksum. In the afternoon arrive at Yuksum. Rest of the day is free to explore the yuksum. Overnight at Camps.

Day 12 :- Yuksum – Darjeeling
In the morning after breakfast drive towards Darjeeling, upon arrival at Darjeeling, check in at the hotel. Rest of  day is free to the Darjeeling. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13 :- Darjeeling – Delhi
In the morning after breakfast check out from the hotel, and transferred to the domestic airport to catch the flight for Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi check in at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 14 :- Delhi – Departure
In the morning after breakfast check out from the hotel and departure for the international airport to catch the flight for onward destination.

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