Sikkim and Kanchenjunga Trek : 17 Nights 18 Days

Sikkim and Kanchenjunga Trek

17 Nights 18 Days


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Looming at an elevation of 8,586 meters on the boundary of Nepal and the Indian state of Sikkim, Kanchenjunga or Kangchenjunga is world’s third highest peak that further embraces four of her sister peaks, the Kangchenjunga West at 8,505 meters, Kangchenjunga Central at 8,482 meters, Kangchenjunga South at 8,494 meters and Kangbachen at 7,903 meters. The horizon simply stands out from the base camp vicinity.

Kangchenjunga, was first climbed in the year 1955 by two Britishers, Joe Brown and George Band. But the summit still remains virgin as it is considered as one of the holy peaks, worshipped by the locals of Sikkim. The Kangchenjunga range protects the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area in Nepal, Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve, Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary, Fambong Lho Wildlife Sanctuary,

Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary, Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary located in Sikkim AND Jore Pokhri Wildlife Sanctuary, Singalila National Park, Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary, Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, and Neora Valley National Park located in Darjeeling.

The Sikkim and Kanchenjunga Trek, which is one of the alpine treks in Sikkim, passes through the vast biosphere of Sikkim that is a home to several species of flora, including medicinal plants, and fauna. Further, the rich culture of Sikkim reflecting from the tribal villages, home to the Lepchas, Nepalis and Bhutias, is worth experiencing once in a lifetime.

The Sikkim and Kanchenjunga Trek commences from Yuksom, which is at an elevation of 1,780 meters, and follows a gradual climb to Tshoka at 2,743 meters through the dense tropical forest of pine, bamboo, fir, oaks and flowering trees like magnolias and rhododendrons, which is a home to several wildlife and bird species at different altitude.

Thereafter the trek turns to Dzongri via a steep ascend to the alp of Phedang at 3,650 meters. There is a day of acclimatization at Dzongri and one can reach Dzongri Top and take in the panoramic view of Kabru at 7,353 meters, Ratong at 6,678 meters, Kanchenjunga at 8,586 meters, Koktang at 6,147 meters, Pandim at 6,691 meters and Narsing at 5,825 meters. Towards the west, the Singalila Ridge, which separates Sikkim from Nepal, can be seen.

The trail continues to Goecha La en route to Thangsing at 3,800 meters and Lake Samiti that encircles a beautiful alpine meadow. The trek to Goecha La continues with a gentle gradient till you hit the glaciated tracks. The vicinity is further embellished with several small glacial lakes. The trek downhill to Yuksom follows through Lam Pokhari at 4,230 meters and heads to Labdang at 2,000 meters via Kasturi La, which is at an elevation of 4,500 meters. The trail leads off at Tashiding and thereafter wheels to Gangtok via Martam.

Arrive in Delhi; meet with our representative and get transferred to your pre-booked hotel (Hotel B & B). Other Benifits (On Arrival) Meal, Breakfast, Transport, Transfers to Star Hotel Stay Included. Overnight stay at Delhi.

We will drive to the Darjeeling, which is approximately a four hour journey. During the journey, witness the beautiful villages and lush green tea plantations.

Early in the morning, visit the Tiger Hill to see the magnificent sunrise. Later, get ready for a visit to the popular Ghoom monastery that houses the idol of the Maitreya Buddha (the coming Buddha). Afterwards, visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and tea plantations.

During the course of the journey, we will visit the Pemayangtse monastery, located at 2800m. It is one of the oldest gompas in Sikkim.

We will trail up to the Rathong valley after crossing through the thick and semi-tropical forests. Later, we descend to Tsoska, a small awe-inspiring Tibetan village. From here, we get a great view of the Himalayan and Kanchenjunga peaks.

We trail on the serpentine routes through the temperate forests to reach Phedang. After reaching at an altitude of 300m, we follow the ridge to reach Dzongri, which serves as an excellent pasture region for the Yuksam yaks, especially between the months of April and October.

If the health of the trekking group is in excellent condition, then we will trek northwest to the Dzongri over the Rathong glacier and reach the beautiful peaks on the border with Nepal. Besides, this trekking route, we also have another very short trail that can be organized towards the Dzongri Peak (4320m). From here, you can enjoy a breathtaking view of Mount Kanchenjunga (8586m), the third highest summit in the world.

We walk through rhododendron forest to reach the glacial Prek river. We will set up our camps on the lush green grass of Thangshing. From here the southern ridge of Kanchenjunga and the Onglakhing glacier can be seen directly.

Today, we trail to the west side of Pandim to reach Zemathang. We take trail towards the Onglakhing glacier and climb up to the shores of the Samity lake. The lake is a source of Prek river from where the Forked Peak, Kabru North, Gocha Peak and other snow-capped peaks are clearly visible.

Early in the morning, we trek to the Gocha La pass and see Kanchenjunga peak and Talung glacier.

After a steep descent, we stroll through alpine regions and pass by small pristine lakes.

A steep ascent leads to the pass, from where we descend through a luxuriant tropical forest.

Today we will walk in the half-light of the undergrowth, through a dense forest, where lianas tangle and moss and orchids hide tree trunks.

An easy walk, in an atmosphere that goes on to become more humid and heavier as we trek further.

En route, we visit the Tashiding monastery that is located on the top of hill between two rivers.

We visit Rumtek monastery that is well-known for its traditional Tibetan art. Here the visitors can also seek the blessings of the almighty.

After break fast gangtok side-seen of - Rumteck monastery , bajhagri falls , ganesh tok , hanuman tok , tashi view point , shanti view point , institute , flower show , Rope way , handicarft , handloom , Evening free & after dinner over night stay in room.

After having breakfast we will drive forward towards Bagdogra/NJP.


  • 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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