Peak Climbing

Sikkim Trekking - Rhododendron Trek

About the circuit: Rhododendron locally known as “ Guras ” is the delight of the Eastern Himalayan mountains, this trek will take you to a land of flowers and ever smiling people. You can experience the sleepy Himalayan village with all its beauties, nurtured in the lap of the wonderful Himalayan Kingdom.

Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Destinations: NJP - Bagdogra - Gangtok - Jorethang - Trek to Versey - Dentam Bazar – Pelling

Day 01
Arrival at IXB/NJP received and transferred to Gangtok. Rest day at leisure. Overnight at Heritage Hotel.
Day 02
After breakfast set out to discover the cultural heritage of the small hill resort, flung by the Buddhist religion, you will taken to Rumtek Monastery (seat of Karmapa Lama who heads the Kagyupa sect of Buddhism), one can see the beautiful Thankas, your next destination is Namgyal Institute of Tibetology , Tsuklakhang (The Royal Chapel), Ganesh Tok . Overnight at Heritage Hotel.
Day 03
Early morning walk to Tashi View Point to watch the sun rising from the horizon, catering a golden touch in the horizon. After breakfast you will be transferred to Phodong Monastery , one of the six major monasteries of Sikkim, en-route you can see Kabi Lungchok, where historic treaty after bloody war between Lepcha & Bhutia tribe took place. Evening return back to hotel. Overnight at Heritage Hotel.
Day 04
After breakfast drive to Jorethang, check into hotel rest day free to acclimatize, with the new atmosphere, and prepare yourself for the trekking. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05
Trek to Versey—from Hilley (3030m or 10000ft.)
Today morning after a refreshing breakfast, the vehicle will drop us at Hilley from where we will start walking to Versey, through the bamboo forest, small stream, and pebbled road, after a walk of 5km we will reach the valley of Rhododendron, VERSEY. Overnight at Guras Kunj.
Day 06
Trek to Uttarey via Dentam Bazar
A walk up to Dentam, an 11km road from Versey, along the valley and amidst high hills. Then a walk of another three and a half hour will take you to Uttarey. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07
Trek to Pelling
Today we will walk past the high rising mountains, by watching the snow capped peaks, water falls, orchards, crossing the streams, through the zigzag road for a six hours gentle walk to Pelling. Check into hotel. Overnight at Pelling.
Day 08
It is a rest day for the tired leg. You are free to take glance of the majestic peak of Khanchenjunga from the balcony of your hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 09
Early morning we will walk upto the second oldest monastery of Sikkim, Sanga-Choling Monastery , through alpine family, after spending some lazy time we will be back to visit the old and sacred Pemayangste Monastery , to discover its richness. After a leisurely walk we will reach the Rabdentse ruins the second capital Sikkim. Overnight at Resort.
Day 10
This morning we will visit the sacred and most worshiped Khecheopalri Lake, on the way you find the Orchards, and several streams and falls and small yet lively village people. Overnight at Resort.
Day 11
After early breakfast you will be transferred for your onward journey. Tour Ends.

Basis Pax 4 - 8, 9 above Wilderness Trek US$ 975.00 US$ 845.00 in Sikkim

02 per person USD 665.00
03-08 per person USD 599.00
09-11 per person USD 515.00
12 above person USD 500.00

02 per person USD 765.00
03-08 per person USD 675.00
09-11 per person USD 585.00
12 above USD 515.00

Cost includes
1. Standard /3 star hotel in Kathmandu with bed & breakfast.
2. 10 nights 11 days Sikkim/Darjeeling package on the Twin sharing in the standard hotels all on full board basis,
3. all sightseeing with a good English speaking guide as per itinerary,
4. All transportation by car/van/coaches depending upon the size of the group.
5. Two way air fair Kathmandu to Kathmandu.
6. Necessary hotel/airport/ transfers.

Cost excludes
1. International airport taxes,
2. Sikkim/India visa fees,
3. All insurance,
4. All expenses of natural as drink laundry,
5. Trips etc

Travel Information :
Tour booking with full payment should reach us at least 15 days in a advance along with full passport details. There will be a cancellation charge of 50% for confirmed booking un to 7 days prior to departure for the journey. No refund thereafter even for NO_SHOWS & DELAYED ARRIVALS due to whatsoever regions

Visa Regulation:
One moth visa for Sikkim & Darjeeling can be obtained from any Indian Embassy or Consulate abroad. The Sikkim permit with Indian visa can also be obtained in Kathmandu, Nepal within one day with a condition that the client should be available in Kathmandu, Nepal visa can be obtained at the airport upon arrival.

(Spring Feb/Mar/April 20 C - 25 C. Summer May/June/July 23C. - 29 C. Autumn Aug/Sep/October 16 C. -28 C. Winter Nov/Dec/January 07 C. - 14 C. (Above temperatures are based on day ones)

In general, heavy woollen wears are required in winter. However, a warm Jampur & a jacket are always advised due to the unpredictable nature of the weather. For the trek purpose, following items are recommended: Down jacket, Woollen Sweaters, Cotton/ Woollen Shirts, Woollen Trousers, Long johns, Rain cort, Comfortable trekking shoes, Sun Goggles, Sun hat, Warm Gloves, Suntanlotion, Water bottle, Chapstick, Medical Kit,

Risks & Liability:
Ramdung “Go” Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd. shall always put its all efforts in making your journey smooth and pleasant. However, as be responsible for any charge of cancellation of programmes due to any unavoidable circumstances such as road blockade, flood, snow, and unrest, cancellation of flight, delay arrivals, sickness or accidents. Any extra cost incurring there of shall be borne by the clients. So, it is most advisable that clients to have full insurance against medical and personal accidents. Cancellation insurance is also highly recommended.

Besides above itineraries, we also offer many other interesting programme for tour and treks. Exclusive programmes can be made available upon enquiry. Airfare is extra. One way airfare KTM/Biratnagar costs US$ 122.00 per person. If clients wish to travel by night coach, one way Coach Fare is US$ 650.00 per person

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