A pictorial destination for the nature and adventure lovers, Goecha La pass in Sikkim is amongst the most beautiful passes in the world. Embraced with the charm of high soaring peaks, stunning rivers, picturesque meadows and a wide range of flora and fauna, this pass in the North Eastern corner of India is also one of the most sought after trekking destinations in the country.
Be it the narrow yet fascinating passes, whirly and rugged terrains, or the challenges offered by the high altitude of the Goecha La trek, everything about this trek is very captivating! Originating from Yuksom, this 11days trek takes you through several other captivating destinations, mountain peaks, plains and valley. While on this trip, be always prepared to witness all the marvels of the nature at your every step!
Duration of the Tour: 10N/11D
Meal Types: Vegetarian foods along with eggs
Approximate Trekking Distance: 90
Difficulty Level: Moderate to Challenging
Altitude: 5,670 - 14,100ft
Dates for 2014 - 15:
|1 Nov - 11 Nov 2014||8 Nov - 18 Nov 2014||15 Nov - 25 Nov 2014||11 Apr - 21 Apr 2015|
|25 Apr - 05 May 2015||9 May - 19 May 2015||23 May - 2 June 2015||-|
Day 01: Drive from NJP to Yuksom (5,670 ft)
Day 02: Trek from Yuksom to Sachen (7,150 ft)
Day 03: Trek from Sachen to Tshokha (9,700 ft)
Day 04: Trek from Tshokha to Dzongri (12,980 ft)
Day 05: Acclimatization day at Dzongri
Day 06: Trek from Dzongri - Dzongri Top (13,675 ft) - Thansing (12,900 ft); via Kokchurang (12,000 ft)
Day 07: Trek from Thansing to Lamuney (13,600ft)
Day 08: Trek from Lamuney (13,600 ft) - Goecha La (16,000 ft) - Thansing; via Samiti Lake (14,100 ft)
Day 09: Trek from Thansing to Tshokha (via Phedang)
Day 10: Trek from Tshokha to Yuksom; via Bhakim and Sachen
Day 11: Departure from Yuksom; Arrival in NJP
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