Green Lake Trek : 15 Nights 16 Days

Green Lake Trek

15 Nights 16 Days


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Much of the Sikkim Himalaya remains largely unexplored. The journey to this part of the Himalayas has been taken up by only few who are aware of this haven. The Green Lake Trek in Sikkim takes you to the base of Kanchenjunga, a sprawling green landscape, dotted with few alpine trees and a serene lake.

The vicinity allows you to hold the beautiful horizon firmly, parted by the Kanchenjunga at 8,586 meters, Kanchenjunga West, also known as Yalung Kang at 8,505 meters, Kanchenjunga Central at 8,482 meters, Kanchenjunga South at 8,494 meters and Kangbachen at 7,903 meters.

All these part courters a silver line parallel to the spotless blue sky and spanning over the boundaries of Nepal, Tibet and the Indian state of Sikkim. The Green Lake Trek in Sikkim is amongst the tricky and unexplored treks in the Sikkim Himalayan belt that traverses through some of the secluded tribal villages perched at a lofty height of the mountains.

Other than the vast forest of rhododendrons and other flowering plants, alpine trees, and wildlife, it’s the culture that reverberates in the mind of several explorers comes in contact with this alpine trek. Further, the trekkers will get a rewarding view of the lush green surrounding, encircling the lake at an altitude of 5,000 meters.

The Sikkim Green Lake Trek commences from Lachen, which is at an altitude of 2,730 meters and approximately 135 kilometers from Gangtok. The trail leads to Tallem at 3,240 meters via Zema. From Tallem, the route winds and gently climbs to Jakthang at 3,430 meters. Here is a day of acclimatization before you continue further on Sikkim Green Lake Trek.

From Jakthang, the route snakes through a gorgeous alpine forest and cuts through several small and gushing streams to Yabuk at 4,040 meters and after that to the rest camp at 4,725 meters. From the rest camp, the journey to Green Lake vicinity faces several uphill and downhill trek till it expunges into the sprawling green landscape. From Green Lake, the downhill journey to Lachen follows the same route and later wheels to Gangtok.

Board an early morning flight to Bagdogra airport. After arriving in Gangtok, meet our guide who will help transfer you to a hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the Gangtok Hotel.

Today we will drive to Lachen in North Sikkim, which will be the base of our trek. Dinner and overnight stay at guesthouse/hotel/tents.

Rise and shine! Start your day with a breakfast and start trekking towards Zema, which is 20 minutes from Lachen. It will be a slow walk as you will cross many bridges and can expect boulders and rhododendron thickets. After few metres, you will come across a bridge, cross it and start following the left bank of Zemu Chu up to the Tallem. Take enough time to explore the region and spend the night among nature in the camping tent.

Today is going to an easy day as you will be trekking on smooth trails till Shobuk. Then, the trek will move steeply to reach Jakthang, where you will spend overnight in tents. The trek will be fascinated by more twenty exotic varieties of colourful rhododendrons.

Today, you are free to whatever you want. You can either choose to acclimatize yourself to the cold condition by staying in a tent or can explore the region. Overnight stay in Jakthang base camp.

After breakfast, start your trek to Yabuk through forest and streams. Later, you will come across a bridge over Thombak Chu, traverse it and then start trekking downhill till the bank of the Zemu Chu. Trek further through several ascends and descends, reach the Yabuk campsite and get freshened up with a pleasant excursion within the surroundings of the camp; overnight stay in the camp.

Gear yourself up for a stressful day as today you will be walking on the pebbles, boulders, and rough stones to reach the rest camp. Though the trek will be difficult, the view will be extremely rewarding. Stunning view of Mt Siniolchu (6891.528 m) and Mt Simvo (6811m) will accompany you throughout the trek. Upon reaching the Rest Camp, retire for the day and settle down in the camping tents.

With the completion of breakfast, you will be embarking on a fascinating part of the trek, Green Lake. When you start trekking uphill, the terrains will get tricky, challenging. Also, you will see changes in the landscapes and topography. Throughout the journey, the view of the neighboring mountains like Siniolchu, Simvo, Twin Peaks, Nepal Peaks and Kanchenjunga will enthrall you till Green Lake. Overnight stay in Green Lake camp.

Spend a day on the lakeside, savour the view of majestic mountains and lush green meadows, click photographs or revive your tired body. Overnight stay and dinner in Green Lake camp.

After breakfast, follow the trails that you have traced since last few days and trek downhill to the reach the rest camp for an overnight stay.

After breakfast, embark on a downhill trek towards Yabuk for overnight stay and dinner.

Today as well, you will trek downhill till Jakthang. Overnight stay in Jakthang camp.

We continue to trek downhill towards Tallem, which is a very easy trail. Overnight stay in tents.

We continue to trek downhill towards Tallem. Dinner will be served in Tallem tent.

After having breakfast in the hotel, take a drive through the scenic routes that are bordered with brightly coloured rhododendrons and advance towards Gangtok. Overnight stay and dinner in Gangtok hotel.

Wake up in the morning, pack bags and get ready for the Bagdogra airport to board a flight to your respective cities. With the transfer to airport, this incredible Green lake trek will come to an end.


  • Meet & Greet upon arrival at Airport / NJP StationHotel Accommodation as per the name mentioned in the Category for duration as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All applicable Transfers & Sightseeing by NON AC vehicle which will not be at disposal and will be exclusively used for the group as per the itinerary only (on point to point basis).
  • This vehicle will also change sector wise.


  • Government GST as applicable (as on date 01/07/2017 it is 05%)
  • Cost for extra usage of vehicle, other than scheduled & mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Cost for optional Tours, Up-gradation Charges, Guide, Sightseeing entrance fees.
  • Cost for any other service not mentioned under the "Cost Includes" Head
  • Cost for Airfare, Train fare, Insurance.
  • Cost for any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to change in package cost, which may come into effect prior to departure
  • Additional cost arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like - landslides, road blockage, etc. In such case extra will have to be paid on the spot by the guest directly.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips etc.


  • Children above 10+ years will be charged 100% as per Adult Rate (EPSR)
  • Children of 5+ to 10 sharing parent’s room will be charged as per CWB or CNB
  • Children below 5 years Complimentary
(Hotels are very strict with the child policy. Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced when asked for)


Please note as per the Government Rule, in 01 Tata Sumo / Hard Top Jeep only 08 heads are allowed that is including child. In 01 INNOVA only 06 heads are allowed that is including child. Incase the number of heads traveling increases above 08 in a Tata Sumo / Hard Top Jeep & 06 in an Innova than the guest will have to opt for the 2nd (second) vehicle for which the cost is mentioned above.

Incase the guest is opting for INNOVA as per the unwritten syndicate rule; INNOVA will do the main transfer & sightseeing of Kalimpong & Darjeeling only. Lachung & Pelling sightseeing will be done by NON AC Tata Sumo / Mahindra Maxx / Hard Top vehicle which may have front / side facing seat. Gangtok sightseeing will be done by NON AC Maruti Van / Similar (one vehicle for every 04 paying Pax). Also while opting for INNOVA please inform the guest to travel light with minimum baggage of one piece per person. In case of excess baggage the guest will have to opt for an extra vehicle for carrying the excess baggage. The cost for this will be collected directly from the guest.


  • Per Person
  • Extra Person / Child With Bed (CWB) sharing the Room on mattress
  • All Transfer & Sightseeing by 01 NON AC Tata Sumo / Similar & Except Gangtok local sightseeing by NON AC Maruti Van / Similar (04 pax in a vehicle)
  • Meal Plan as per the details mentioned in the Hotel norms.


  • Children above 10+ years will be charged 100% as per Adult Rate (EPSR)
  • Children of 5+ to 10 sharing parent’s room will be charged as per CWB or CNB
  • Children below 5 years Complimentary

(Hotels are very strict with the child policy. Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced when asked for)

Process Of Making Advance Payment

50 % of the total package cost must be deposited as an advance in our company's account to confirm the package. Remaining 50 % of the package cost will be collected on arrival (First day of the Tour).

Customers must carry the issued confirmation letter on their trip as it contains important information like confirmed hotel, Cab Details and Service contact Numbers.


Payments can be be done through our website by using Net banking/Credit Card/Debit Card and Wallets via EBS, CC-Avenue, , Paytm, Atom etc.


Cash Deposit option at AKK CRUSIER’s offices

Cash deposit in any of our Banks such as PNB, ICICI, SBI, BOI, UNION BANK OF INDIA etc.


There is no contract between AKK CRUSIER and the client until the company has received initial deposit amount of specified tour package.

In case, customer wishes to cancel his/her booking before 15 days of the travel date because of whatsoever reasons, including accident, sickness, or any other personal reasons, non-payment of the balance payment, the Company is liable to recover Cancellation charges from the Client. All the cancellations must be communicated in written.

Advance amount 50% is also non-refundable in case the cancellation is done within 15 days of the travel dates or No Show scenarios.

The Company deserves the right to change the package cost depending on the economical status of the market as per the Government policy.

Services will be provided to the customers as mentioned in the booking voucher only.

Any complimentary services (If not provided) cannot be claimed in form of cash or alternative service.AKK CRUSIER have the right to cancel your Invoice due to insufficient Advance Amount i.e. 50% of the total tour Package Cost.


In case client wishes to prepone /postpone his or her travel dates, we request you to kindly reach us 15 days prior to journey date via e-mail.

The customers can prepone /postpone their tour once without any additional charges (if intimated before 15 days of travel date in written). However postponing & preponing second time will attract additional charges.

Also note that few service providers (Hoteliers, Transporter etc.) may apply postpone/prepone charges even after meeting above requirement. In such cases postpone/prepone charges will deducted from the advance amount deposited.

In all prepone or postpone scenarios, the services and the costing will be subject to availability of Hotel/Tranasprotation and season/off season time.

We do not accept any changes in plan within 15 days of travel date. However in rare cases like adverse climatic conditions or strikes, package can be postponed which will be intimated to you beforehand.

The validity to utilize your Advance payment in prepone/postpone scenarios is 1 Year from the date of advance payment.

The advance payment and the invoice Number allotted to you, are transferable i.e. you can pass on your booking to any of your friends/ relatives. (Please Note: In order to transfer your booking you must meet the above terms and conditions first).


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