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Singalila-Round-Trek via Nepal - 18 Days

Sikkim is a small state in Northwest India, bordered by Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal. It is a home to glaciers, alpine meadows and thousands of varieties of wildflowers. In this region, Uttarey is the ultimate Sikkim trek. From Uttarey, follow the ancient trading trail up through agricultural fields and forests. Walk towards and along the border of Nepal and India where some of the highest mountains in the world exist. Within a couple of days on the trail, you are already walking through the high alpine meadows of Chiwa Bhanjyang. Continue further and traverse two high alpine passes, each with their own distinct perspective.

The Trail Passes through two national parks (Singalila National Park and Kanchenjunga National Park) for an epic mountain adventure. The path even traverses the famous Goecha la (5002 meters). It is the gateway to the close sight for magical land of crystal clear lakes, colorful forests, unique animals, and pristine mountain peaks for the adventure of a lifetime. The trail begins in the quaint village of Uttarey and continues to Goechala via the Singalila ridge. The Sikkim singalila Uttarey Round trek is an once-in-a-lifetime experience. You can enjoy a feeling of peace and solitude in this wilderness-like area. The best times, though, are spring (March to May) and fall (September to November).In the spring time, the colorful flowers are blooming. You’ll have views of Kanchenjanga (8586m), Talung (7349m), Kabru (7353m).


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All Trekking offers and plans given in the itinerary are for all interested visitors who prefer full package. We offer the itinerary of the destinations as per your choice. You are always free to choose any itinerary and the staff depending on your financial condition. As per your interest and requirement, we have options for any partial visit too.


(The Trip cost varies depending on the group size, total number of days and services you require. If you are interested, please feel free to contact Us.)

Day 1
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.

Day 2
Day 02: Kathmandu – Bhadrapur by flight then transfer to Border and drive to Gantok (Sikkim) (2134 m.) then transfer to Hotel

Day 3
Day 03: Gantok – Uttarey (2000m.) Drive from Gangtok to Uttrarey. Overnight stay in a Tent Camp.

Day 4
Day 04: Trek to Chewa Bhanjyang (3060m.) Trek from Uttarey to Chewa Bhanjyang which is 8 kms time taken approx 7 hrs. O/N stay in a Tent Camp.

Day 5
Day 05: Trek to Dud (3610m.). Trek from Chewa Bhanjyang to Lambi Thumka Gairy (Nepal) 14 kms time taken approx 8 hrs. O/N stay in a Tent Camp.

Day 6
Day 06: Trek to Megu (4400m.). Trek from Dud to Megu is 15 kms time taken Approx 8 hrs. O/N stay in a Tent Camp.

Day 7
Day 07: Trek to Boktok (3700m.). Trek from Megu to Boktok 18 kms time taken 7/8 Hrs on the way visit many lakes Lam Pokhari, Jumble Pokhari, Laxmi Pokhari. O/N stay in a Tent Camp.

Day 8
Day 08: Trek to Kokling (4657m.).Trek from Boktok to Kokling 14 kms time taken about 4/5 hrs , on the way visit Majur Pokhari. O/N stay in a Tent Camp.

Day 9
Day 09: Trek to Tigyapla (4303m.). Trek from Kokling to Tigyapla 15 kms time taken 4/5 Hrs. O/N stay in a Tent Camp.

Day 10
Day 10: Trek to Dzongri (4020m.). Trek from Tigyapla to Dzongri is 12 kms approx time taken 5/6 Hrs Overnight stay in a tented Camp

Rhododendrons there are over 400 flowering species; a place called Deorali Dara provides a magnificent view of mountains. Then we reach Phethang for a break. After Phethang still further climbing we reach Dzongri here the Vegetation is thin and we tend to find only small bushes and shrubs for the night stay here is a tourist hut Its usually overcrowded and noisy. In Dzongri early morning we take a walk to Dabla Khang ( Dzongri Top) the view from this place is magnificent one can view all the peaks. Acclimatization here is must for further ascending trekkers. Overnight stay in a tent Camp.

Day 11
Day 11: Trek to Thansing (3930m.). Trek from Dzongri to Thansing takes about approx 4 hrs

walking through the bushes and hedges. At first its walking in the plain table land after few hours we rapidly descend down the river Prek on The way one can view almost all the ranges above all Mt Pandim looks beautiful. In Thansing besides the government hut its all barren here is no civilization. Overnight stay in a tent Camp.

Day 12
Day 12: Trek to Samiti (4200 m.). Trek from Thansing to Samiti Lake takes about approx 3 hrs

it’s just a easy trek through thin vegetation. Samiti is basically, in the base of mount Pandim because of its close attachment. With Mt Pandim here a small beautiful lake has emerged. When it gets snowed the lake with the mountain. Provides a spectacular unforgettable view. Overnight stay in a tent Camp.

Day 13
Day 13: Samiti – Goche–La (4940m.)– Samiti. Trek from Samiti to Gochela back to Samiti takes about approx 7 hrs,

the trek starts with easy grading. We come across Zemathang which means ( sand-plainland) the trail goes through moraines before reaching Gochela one can view green lake formed right below the path deep down the hill, finally one reaches the second viewpoint from here one can view southern phase of Kanchenjunga. Further trek takes you to Yangitaar to spend one night in this place is worthwhile one can witness avalanche of Mount Khangchendzonga this place is recommendable because it is quite different than other entire trek, but during winter it is not possible due to thick snow which covers the path and makes it difficult to walk.

Day 14
Day 14: Trek to Cokchorung (3000m.). Trek from Samiti to Cokchurung takes about 3-4 hrs spent. O/N stay in a guest house.

Day 15
Day 15:Trek to Tshoka. Trek from Cokchoruing to Tshoka takes about 5 hrs

Day 16
Is gradual descend through thick forest it's a long and tiring walk this route joins the route of Phethang to Dzongri trail. O/N stay in a tent Camp.

Day 17
Day 16: Trek to Yuksum. The trek from Tshoka to Yuksum takes about 6-7 hrs. O/N stay in a Hotel.

Day 18
Day 17: Drive Yaksom to Bhadrapur and flight back to Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel

Day 19
Day 18:Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.

Cost Includes

  • Kathmandu Airport-Hotel-Airport pick up and transfer by private vehicle as per group size.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast as per the programme.
  • Government licensed and well English speaking mountain guide.
  • Domestic flight from Kathmandu-Bhadrapur-Kathmandu.
  • Cook, Kitchen helper and porters, their food & accommodation.
  • Camping equipment (Tent, mattress, Pillow, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, shower tent, kitchen utensils etc.)
  • Tented camp accommodation whilst on trekking.
  • All necessary ground transportation.
  • India visa fees and visa processing assistance.
  • All necessary Sikkim, India trekking permits.
  • All organizational requirements.
  • First aid medical kit.

Cost Excludes

  • Meals at Kathmandu.
  • Your international airfare.
  • Nepal visa
  • Personal expenses.
  • Bar and beverage bills.
  • Your Travel Insurance.
  • Tips for Guide, porters and staffs.
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Frequently asked Questions.

How can I go to Sikkim?

Travel to Sikkim by train is possible by getting to major railway heads near Gangtok- New Jalpaiguri (188 km) and Siliguri (145 km). And another option would be taking a flight from Kathmandu via Bhadrapur to our destination. You can further board a bus or hire a taxi to reach Sikkim.

Which is the best month to visit Sikkim?

The best time to visit Sikkim is either between March and May or October and mid-December. Best season to visit and see the blooming natural beauty in Gangtok is spring in between from March to May. Autumn, on the other hand, brings the clear view of Himalayan Range.

Do you need permit to visit Sikkim?

Permits required to visit Sikkim. … And therefore all foreign nationals require Restricted Area Permit (RAP) to visit any part of Sikkim including Gangtok. This permit is also popularly known as Inner Line Permit (ILP).

Is Sikkim safe for tourists?

Sikkim is one of the safest and peaceful places in India and beautiful as well. You can travel here with no worries because law and order is very strict here in sikkim.

For what Sikkim is famous?

Sikkim is the most favorite place to recharge and rejuvenate your mind and body amidst the tranquility and beauty of the Himalayan Mountains. Along with the rich biodiversity to explore in the Himalayan state of India, the Sikkim is also the home to famous pilgrim destinations for the Buddhism and Hinduism followers.

Which part of Sikkim is best?

25 Best Places/ Parts To Visit In Sikkim
• Tsomgo Lake. Image Source. …
• Yuksom. Yuksom is an old historic town, which is considered to be amongst the best places to visit in West Sikkim bestowed with natural beauty and uninterrupted trail for trekkers. …
• Nathula Pass. Image Source. …
• Lachung, Lachen and Yumthang Valley. Image Source. …
• Ravangla. …
• Namchi. …
• Zuluk. …
• Teesta River.

How can I go to Sikkim by flight?

By Air. For those wondering how to reach Sikkim by air, there is no airport in Sikkim itself so you will have to travel to the nearest airport in Bagdogra in West Bengal. This airport is about 124 kilometers from Gangtok and it takes about 5 hours from Bagdogra by buses or cabs. And another option would be taking a flight from Kathmandu via Bhadrapur to our destination.

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