Green Lake / Yumesamdon trek -  23 days

Green Lake / Yumesamdon trek - 23 days

Sikkim Green lake, Yumesamdon trek is one of the most popular and enchaning trek to expeience while in Sikkim . The eco system and the flaura and fauna of this place is so rich to capivate ones senses. This is a high altitude trek so proper acclimitization is necessary along the way. You will walk through the green land passing by variy of Rhododendron , blue poppies and primulas in an awesome bloom. The view of Mt. Kanchenjunga , 3rd highest mountain in the world is spectacular.

Day 01: Bagdogra to Gangtok. Pick up at airport and transfer to Gangtok. (125kms) 5hrs drive.

Day 02: Gangtok Sightseeing. Visit Rumtek Monastery, Institute of Tibetology, Handicraft, Do-Drul Chorten and Enchey Monastery.

Day 03: Gangtok to Tsomgo lake.

Day 04: Gangtok to Lachen (2728m) 123kms, 6hrs drive by jeep, passing through Tashi View Point, Kavi Lungtsok, Phodong Monastery, Mangan & Chungthang. Overnight at Gurudongmar lodge.(Lachen)

Day 05: Lachen to Tallem. Your trek starts early in the morning to Tallem. (3468m) 13kms. Lunch at Tallem and free for sightseeing where the Lhonak Chu from the north meets Zemu Chu.

Day 06: Tallem to Jakthang. Trek from Tallem to Jakthang (3176m) 4-5hrs trek. This route is a walk in the paradise passing through at least twenty different kinds of Rhododendron varying in colours from white to the deepest red, and in height from trees of 6m to scrubs of not more than a foot.

Day 07: Jakthang to Yabuk. The walk from Jakthang to Yabuk (3978m) takes about 4hrs.You have to literally wade through bushes at many places and a small bridge over Thomphyak Chu.

Day 08: Yabuk to Rest Camp/Marcopolo Camp. Trek from Yabuk to rest camp (4570m) takes about 5hrs passing through long moraine fields, looking like deserts.

Day 09: Marcopolo Camp Halt. One day halt for Acclimatisation.

Day 10: Rest Camp to Green Lake. The walk from Rest Camp to Green Lake (4935m) is about 6hrs. If the weather is clear you will be seeing Mt. Siniolchu (6887m) tiltiling against the sky lifting its silver spar. The most beautiful peak in the world.

Day 11: Green lake/Sightseeing above 600mt. From Green Lake 4hrs walk above 600mt where you will be rewarded with the grand panorama of the Mt. Khangchendzonga divide & distant Chomalhari in Bhutan.

Day 12: Above 600mt to Zemu Glacier. Descend to the bed of Zemu Glacier with many small Green Lakes.

Day 13: Zemu Glacier to Rest Camp. The back journey begins to Rest Camp.

Day 14: Rest Camp to Thieulacha (5212m). Rest Camp to Thieulacha is quite steeply zigzag with giant Rhubarbs Rheum Nobile and of thick scrubs of Juniper.

Day 15: Thieulacha to Langbo. Trek from Thieulacha to Langbo is about 5hrs walk.

Day 16: Langbo to Muguthang. Trek to Muguthang (4520m) you have to cross Tablhe Plateau which the flats look pale and the grey and the slopes below the snow are brown and yellow.

Day 17: Muguthang to Chopta. Trek from Muguthang to Chopta (3920m) is steep, crossing Charub Chu and Lugnak La. Reaching Chopta where you can see meandering river.

Day 18: Chopta to Sebu. Trek from Chopta to Sebu la (5352m) is about 5hrs walk passing through Thangu (small village town) and climbing up gently till Phalung, where Yak race has been done in winters. (Tibetan New Year & Lassur Chu)

Day 19: Sebu La to Yumesamdong. Trek to Yumesamdong (4824m) 5-6hrs walk seeing the sightseeing of Sebu Chu, Waterfalls & the Hot Spring of Yumesamdong.

Day 20: Yumesamdong to Yumthang. Your trek starts descending to Yumthang (3485m) seeing the views of Donkya Ri (6190m) and Phuhun Ri (7125m).

Day 21: Yumthang to Lachung. Trek to Lachung is 5hrs walk passing through a valley of flowers in flower season with Hot Spring nearby. Night halt at Lachung hotel (SNOWLION MOUNTAIN RESORT)

Day 22: Lachung to Gangtok.

Day 23: Gangtok to Bagdogra.

Cost:

2 pax                                  US$ 2645 per person

3-5 pax                               US$ 2530 per person

6-9 pax                               US$ 2300 per person

10-15 pax                           US$ 2070 per person

Single room supplement:     US$ 425

Cost includes:

01. All transfers as per programme air condition vehicles as per group size
02. sightseeing tour, transport with guide/escort
03. Full Camping trek arrangement on fullboard
04. Service of guide, cook and porters

05. 3 star hotel accommodation on MAP during sightseeing tour in cities

Cost does not include:

01. Visa fees, personal clothing and equipments
02. Sleeping bags, single supplement
03. International airfare,
04. Excess baggage, personal accident insurance, emergency evacuation cost, medical box, bottled beverages, laundry, tips

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  • Price : USD 2070
  • Destinations : North Sikkim, Green Lake and Yumesamdon
  • Max Elevation : 5336 m.
  • Weather : Spring and Autumn are good time to visit this area
  • Trip Duration : 23 days
  • Trip Grade : Streneous
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