Singalila Range Adventure Eco Tourism Treeking Trail Towrds Kanchendjunga

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Destination Uttaery

Five hours from Gangtok, Bagdogra Airport, New Jalpaiguri (N.J.P.) Railway Station and Siliguri, three hours from Darjeeling and Kalimpong and one and a half hours form Pelling – Uttarey in extreme West Sikkim is the “Virgin and Hidden Paradise on Earth”, and also is popularly known as the “Base Camp of Adventure Tourism for the Singalila Range Eco-Tourism Trekking Trail Towards Khangchendzenga” More

Accomodation at Uttarey

So far the ACCOMODATION is concern; Uttarey has now become a rich with ample choice of hotels, lodges, restaurants, resorts etc.  Apart from the above, there are many beautiful Home Stay Villages  around, like-Banduckey Limboo Tribal Home Stay Village, Sherpagawn Tribal Heritage Home Stay Village and Ferek Lepcha Tribal Heritage Home Stay Village More

Singalila Range :: Trekking Itinerary

Above the Alpine level Rhododendron, Primula and Lakes trek

Singalila Range - Alpine level Rhododendron, Primula and Lakes trek (20 nights 21 days)

Day 01

Arrive at Siliguri, if from Nepal/ Bagdogra Airport/ NJP Railway Station. With warm reception and after drive to Gangtok (115 km./4 hrs.) and overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 02

A leisure day in Gangtok visiting places of tourist interest such as Enchey Monastery, Tibetology, Institute of Cottage Industry, Khanchendzonga Cultural cum Village Tourism Complex, Ranka,  Dro- Drul Chorten and world famous Rumtek  Monatery.Return Back to hotel.  Evening walk at the Gangtok town (M.G. Marg) or shopping / leisure. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

Day 03

Gangtok to Uttarey :- An early departure from Gangtok by jeep to the multi gateway of trekking area in the West Sikkim, we really enjoy six exciting hours through windy and meandering roads across valleys and over hills clad with a variety of vegetation.  After crossing many spectacular bridges to the road-head, we spend our first night at Uttarey, A Base Camp for Adventure Tourism, i.e., “Singalila Range Eco –Tourism Trekking Trial towards Khangchendzonga.”  Overnight stay at Uttarey- Nature Camp/Hotel/Home stay.

Day 04

Uttarey to Uttarey :- This day shall be the final preparation, acclimatization and relax for the next day trek. Take a soft hike to  a nearby Monastery, Mangheem, Sherpa Home Stay Village at Sherpa Gawn, Lameni Pokhari (Proposed site for Tenzing – Hillary Park), Kamal Pokhari, Rai Heritage House at Upper Mukrung, Limboo Heritage House and Village Home Stay at Bandukey and Trout Hatchery Centre at Simphok just at the leisure. In the evening you  shall meet   with all the persons like - trekking crew, guide, cook and get exchange of  introduction to each other. Overnight stay at Uttarey- Nature camp/Hotel/home stay.

Day 05

Uttarey to Chewabhanjyang (3,200 mt.):- 6 hours Walk

Your trek starts from Uttarey to Chewabhanjyang  on a natural trail through the beautiful Singalila Gate and across this along the way a unique and wonderful – “Mainibas Sacred Hidden Heaven Falls”  in the wild Tropical Forest with variety of ferns, lichens etc. This area  is also famous for habitation of  Wild Beer, Rabbit, Musk,  Deer, Red Panda, Wild Bees etc. Chewabhanjyang La is the famous for Indo-Nepal Border Trade Route Pass in West Sikkim.

Day 06

Chewabhajyang to Chewabhajyang via Phoktey –Singalila (3,660 mt) :-  

In the morning by 3 a.m one has  to move towards Phoktey Danra to get the amazing view of gentle sun rise and one can get the 360 degree of panoramic and mind blowing view of Mt. Kanchendzonga with its all dominant peaks within Sikkim and the other side the great Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lutsey and Dhaulagire range in Nepal. After the events at Phoktey Danra one has to move towards the holy peak  Singalila to get the blessings and back to Chewabhanjyang  camp and overnight stay.

Day 07

Chewabhanjyang to Sikkimey Gairi (3,500 mt.) :-

Enroute with, breath taking view of Mt. Kanchendzonga and its dominant mountain peaks of Sikkim in one side in the East and the Mt. Everest with its dominant mountain peaks of Nepal in the West can beenjoyed .The virgin and wild Pine trees and Rhododendron forests with snow clod views makes the trekking  really an enjoyful. Overnight stay at nature camping.

Day 08

Sikkimey Gairi to Doorn (Weyhong) - 3,800 mt. 6 hrs Walk :-

In the morning during the clear day we can have the view of Himalayan Range of Mt. Everest and Khengchendzonga as  the Mountains of Gold in the rays of morning sun rise and the Mountain Hamlets Nepal  and Sikkim.  After the breakfast  by 8.00 a.m the walk starts from the camp through a gentle uphill trekking trail travers  through the wild Alpines and varieties of  Rhododendron forest. We also can have a view of herbal plants and few  Primulas. overnight stay at nature camp.

Day 09

Doorn to Sikkimy Megu or Choktey (4000 Mt.) :- 

7 hrs Walk The Doorn (Weyhang) camp really a unique one as is located in green valley surrounded by the Rhododendron forest. In the morning, just before the dawn in a five (5) minute of walk up on tiny ridge in the Indo – Nepal border line may reveal the spectacular sight of sunrise on sots the mountain and valley trails. rail during the blooming time of varieties of Rhododendron in the month of June - July though walking on adventurous trail but become so tireless in the beautiful scene  of colorful  Rhododendren  Blooming . Choktey camp is famous for puppy flower.

Day 10

Sikkimy Megu /Choktey to Omathang via Laximi Pokhari (4,300 mt.) 6 hrs walk :- 

Sikkikmey Meghu/Choktey camps are the border in between the below and the above alpine zone. This cone andabove, we found many type of tember flowers  and varieties of herbs with (6,691) Though this way we can catch the closer view of Mt. Karbu & Mt. Pandim, some primula floweron the way, we can get the view many Holy Lakes like Hans Pokhari, Kailasb Panati Pokhari, Dhungey Pokhari,Lam Pokhari,Shiva Netra Pokhari and Laxmi Pokhari. This trekking trail is also called as Lakes Trek. This camp is so beautiful just below the Dhanphey Bhir. Overnight stay at nature camp.

Day 11

Omathang to Boktak via Gomathang & Majur Pokhari :- 4,100m 7 hrs walk:

Dhanphey Bhir is one of the height peak in Sikkim which falls above the alpine Range.This location is famous for DANPHEY (Impeyan PHeasent ) Bird, Blue sheep and SnowLeopard. We can how the entire view of Sikkim. There is One another Bhir, called as Kag (crow) Bhirfrom  where we can have a panoramic view of Mt. Khangchendzonga. Omathang is a very beautifulcamp located in the one of the incense plant called as SUNPATI which blooms in vareties during themonth of June – July making the location a beautiful  heaven garden.on the way to Boktak one beautiful river is to be crossed at Gomathang another one of the beautiful camp site. Boktak is a very beautiful view point camp from where we can visit the most beautiful Lake called as “Mayur Pokhari” and other lakes like – Nir Pokhari, Kal Pokhari and Ram – Laxuman Pokhari.” The way to these Lakes and around is completely covered by the varieties of flower blooming during the monthd of June – ajuly a mind blowing blessings of the almighty God on this Particular Choosen Piace of Land. We can have a wounderful sun rise view from the camp Boktak. Overnight stay at nature camp.

Day 12

Boktak to Teygyapla (4,600m) :-

On the way we get the visit and view of Rakta Pokhari (Blood Lake) in a dense wild Alpine and Rhododendron forest near by the camp site of yangshep. This Rakta Pokhari is popularly Known as a poision lake and believed that any creature drinking water from there of survives no longer and it is wonder that the colour  of water is really reddish in colour. We can have a view of a beautiful Lake at Yangshep. Yangshep is surrounded by the varieties of Rhododendrons. On the way we have to cross a beautiful camp site called as kokling and where from view of Khangchendzonga Range can be seen. Kokling is fully adorned with the varieties Primula Flower and all along the way we find the blooming of incense plant (Sunpati). in the month of June – July. Overnight stay at nature camp.

Day 13

Teygyapla  to Teygyapla  visiting  Teygyapla Pass Via Dudh Pokhari (4, 800 m) :-

This is a beautiful camp site and is a famous as one of Pass in Sikkim. During the time of kingdom this was normally used for the Indo- Nepal and Tibet Trade Route. This place is really a Godly blessed with so beautiful Primula and the Sunpati (incense plant) flowers and covered around by the snow clode mountains of Khangchendzonga Range. About three hours of walk towards the mountain glacier there is one new discovered big Lake called as “Naya Dudh Pokhari”, which looks really a so beautiful on the lap of glowing glaciers and someone must visit for its amazing scene. But it is wonder too, that around the Lake the glacier towards the east is sinking and going down in a deep hole. So there is a maximum chance for this Lake to be vanished. So far the locations in the Himalayan glaciers are proving , this may be continuous process for creation of such Lake and vanishing may now further goes in a rapid process because of Global Warming. Therefore, it seems to be must important to visit and study the natural calamity happenings in the Himalayan Glaciers. After the visit of Lake and enjoyments on the snow walks back to the camp  & overnight stay Nature camp.

Day 14

Dzongri to H. M. I. Base Camp via Doudh (Pothy & Bhaley) Pokhari (4,300m) : 6 hrs. walk.

On the way crossing Khanyenden camp site we have visit the Bheri chowk and after we can reach the H.M.I Base Camp after having two Beautiful as well as Holy Dudh Pokhari called as – 1)Pothi Dudh Pokhari and  2) Bhaley Pokhari. This is famous for base camp of Himalayan Mountaineering Institution wherefrom close view of Mt. Khangchendzonga Range can be seen . This range is important for the habitation of Blue Sheep followed  by the snow leopard. overnight stay at mountain camp.

Day 15

H.M.I  Base Camp to Dzongri (4030m) 5hrs walk.

The trail towards Dzongri is so beautiful and mild walk with a gntle slope. Dzongri is one of the beautiful view points of Mt. Khangchendzonga in the West  Sikkim. overnight halt at  nature camp.

Day 16

Dzongri – Lamuney (4,200m). 6hrs. walk :-

In the morning one enjoy the panaromic and also a closed view of  Mt. Khangchendzonga than after beautiful the walk stats by 8.00 a.m toward Lamuney.We can have a view of Mt. Khangchendzonga . overnight  stay at Nature camp.

Day 17

Lamuney to Zemathang (4,650m)  5 hrs walk :-

Walking  from Lamnuey  through all the adventurous trail having the panaromic view of Mt. Khangchendzonga  and  Pandim, we reach at the new camp  site- Zemathang.

Day 18

Zemathang to Thansing (3,,800mt.) via Goechala -  10 hrs. walk :-

we aim for the Goechala ( The Locked Gate  - 4940m.) and begin well  before sunrise in clear cold morning air. Around us is an awe – inspiring Himalayan landscape of tumbling glaciers, Pinnacled ridges and soaring picks dominated by the Mt. Khangchendzonga towering  above, but the view from our own “Summit” as equally stunning  reluctantly we return to our high camp for a welcome steadfast. Therefore, we head down to Thansing where the air feels wonderfully  rich at just 3,600 m. A long day of around 10 km depending of course on how much time we spend at Goechala.

Day 19

Thansing to Tshoka (3,000m) 6 hrs walk :-

Early in the morning after the breakfast  starts walking down following back the traditional rutetowards the Tshoka Valley. We  enjoy the density of the Rhododendron forest and chirping of the birds. Tshoka is an enchanting little Tibetan settlement perched on a mountain spur. It shall be the first encounter on this trek with permanent village life and the novelty of roof ever our heads will add a new dimention to the Journey . Overnight stay at nature camp.

Day 20

Tshoka to Yaksum (1780m) – 7 hrs. walk :-

In the morning there is a visit of beautiful Monastery just across  the Tshoka Lake. Most of the Tshokians  are the Joe (yak load carrier luggages) owners and engaged in the treaking  business as their livelihood profession and few are the business people serving with the supplying of essential walking stants towards Yaksum enjoying with the chirping of birds and frothing and floating sound of the view from the multi directions and approaches the next village Yaksum –“A Base Camp of famous DzongriTrekking”,and a famous in the history of Sikkim as the first Coronation place. Overnight stay at Hotel / Home stay 

Day 21

After the farewell breakfast  in the morning proceeds for the next destination.

Options:- If someone  opts directly to come to Uttarey  the total nights shall be 17 nights – 18 days booking may be done accordingly.