Sikkim Himalayan Heritage Trek Yuksom to Pelling

Sikkim Himalayan Heritage Trek Yuksom to Pelling

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Sikkim Himalayan Heritage Trek Yuksom to Pelling:

 

Yuksom is a small local village in West Sikkim at an elevation of 1,780.mtrs which is the famous trek point for Dzindri and Goechala. And confluence ways of many height altitude treks and Low Altitude trek. Also, Yuksom is one of the hottest tourist destinations of any time and surrounding of Yuksom cover with Himalayan hills and rare dense green forest as well as impressive natural lake and waterfalls. Those peoples are interested to visit in Sikkim from Yuksom is a truly provable unimaginable paradise for visitors.

 

The Low altitude trek from Yuksom to Pelling is one of the most popular and risk-free treks and completely remove of altitude sickness. The temperature is moderate and the route is gradually easy, up and down hills from Yuksom to Pelling trek is normally of short duration only 3 night 4 days from Yuksom to Pelling. Low altitude trek from Yuksom to Pelling through from Khecheoparli, Darap Village and Pelling. It is best suitable for old ages and you will enjoy the local culture and nature.

SHORT ITINERARY:

 

Day 01: Yuksom (1,780.mtrs) to Khechoperi (1,800.mtrs) 4 to 5 hours.

 

Day 02: Khechuperi (2,226.mtrs) to Darap village (1,526.mtrs) 4 to 5 hours.

 

Day 03: Darap Village (1,526.mtrs) to Pelling (1,992.mtrs). Via Rani Dhunga (2,572. Mters)

 

Day 04: Pelling local excursions.

 

Day 05: lave to Pelling to Airport / Railway Station (Drive).

Details itinerary:

 

Day 01: Yuksom (1,780.mtrs) to Khechoperi (1,800.mtrs) 4 to 5 hours.

After breakfast trek to Khechoperi Lake the trail gradual easy upon down hills through from Ramgaythang  (Lepcha village) and Rathang chue river and few minutes’ walk on motorable road and the trail again gradual ascend towards from Khecheoperi Lake through from local village along with dense green forest. Khecheoperi Lake is sacred Lake in Sikkim both Buddhists and Hindus and it is believed to be a wish fulfilling lake also the khecheoperi lake is hottest tourist destinations of all the time for the tourist available here hotel and homestay Overnight tent/Homestay.

 

Day 02: Khechuperi (2,226.mtrs) to Darap village (1,526.mtrs) 4 to 5 hours. 

This day the trail through from village it can takes 4 to 5 hours walk  from Khecheoperi Lake to Darap the trail gradually ascends from Melli Dara/Melli monastery here you can spot for Majestic views of snow-capped mountains. After the trail lead you down hills till from Rimbi River/powerhouse after an hour walk you will reach to Darap  village. Overnights at camping/hotel.

Darap village is one of the small tourist sports which is the associated  with nice home stay and hotels also the area is mainly inhabited by the mix Community Limboo Bhutias, Chettris, Tamangs, Rais, Gurungs, and Lepchas.

 

Day 03: Darap Village (1,526.mtrs) to Pelling (1,992.mtrs). Via Rani Dhunga (2,572. Mters)

This day after breakfast trek to Pelling via Rani Dhunga (Queen Rock) the trail gradually up hills till to Rani Dhunga (“Rani“ Mean  Queen and “Dhunga“ Means Rock. It take arounds 4 to 5 hours walk along with luge green forest. Before 2 km. from Rani Dhunga you will get nice camping ground is call Ghaddi Dara with dense Pine forest where you can take rest for water and enjoy with mountains views also Ghaddi Dara is confluence way of many places like Pelling, Darap, Nambu, Dentam. And after 3 km. to Rani Dhunga known as (Queen Rock) the trail gradually uphill. In winter months of January and February here regularly receives snowfall after Rani Dhunga same way back to Ghaddi Dara then the trail through from top of the hill from Himalayan heritage village from Sardong, Sanga-Cholling monastery and Sky walk there you will visit Sanga-Cholling monastery one of the oldedt monastery in Sikkim and then trek to Pelling overnight at hotel at Pelling.

Notice: This day you will carry in up water because from Rani Dhunga there is no water source. Also if you are lucky today you can be able to see wild animals because of this route through from home for the wild animal.

 

Day.04 Pelling local excursions

 Rabdentse ruins

Rabdentse was the second capital of Sikkim from 1670 to 1814. It was first established in 1670 by Tensung Namgyal son of Phuntsog Namgyal by shifting from the first capital from Yuksom that was consecrated in 1642. Also capital was destroyed by the invading Gurkha army and only the ruins of the palace.

The Rabdentse ruins is a part of Buddhist religious pilgrimage circuit starting with the first monastery at Yuksom known as the Dubdi Monastery, followed by Norbugang Chorten, Tashiding Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery, Sanga-Cholling Monastery.

Pemayangtse Monastery

Pemayangtse Monastery is a Buddhist monastery in Sikkim near Pelling designed by Lama Lhatchen  Chempo in 17thcentury. Also it is one of the oldest and beautiful monastery in west Sikkim as well as hottest tourist destinations in Pelling of all the time overnight at Hotel.

 

Day 04: lave to Pelling to Airport / Railway Station (Drive).

After having breakfast, we depart to NJP or Bagdogra Airport depending upon the trekker’s mode It is advisable to start early since it is a long drive. We suggest packing the luggage in advance before starting to your journey. The distance from NJP/ Bagdogra airport is 155 kilometres which ideally should not take more than 6 to 7 hours. Lunch can be enjoyed at Jorethang or Malli Check post. After having lunch, continue your drive to your destination at the N J P/Bagdogra Airport.

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY WITH BLACK YAK EXPEDITIONS:

 

Please contact us directly through phone or email us through filling up the enquiry form for the Best Rates and Availability. The rates depend on the number of people and the minimum required a number of the person for the trek. The more the number of trekkers the better the Price. The given rates will be based on per head per day basis which will include all the necessary facilities required during the trek from the point of start to the end. We arrange up to the maximum number of 60 people and the minimum should not be less than 2 people.

We provide considerable rates for the bigger group, Student Group, Religious Group and Senior Citizens. The rate is based on quality service requested by groups. Do email us [email protected]to know the special prices and services provided.

 

 

PRICE INCLUDE AND EXCLUDE:

 

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN PRICE

1: 2 nights in the standard hotel at Yuksom (MAP plan).

2: Accommodation during the trek (camping/guest house).

3: All meals – vegetarian (starting from dinner at Yuksom and ending with breakfast at Yuksom.

4: Meals while on trek (Veg& Egg).

5: Trekking permits and forest camping charges.

6: Accommodation on trek Trekking equipment (sleeping tents 2 Or 3 man Dom, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, sleeping bags walking stick etc.

7: Safety equipment (first aid, medical kit, oxygen cylinders, stretcher, etc.

8: Services of an expert trek leader (qualified in basic/advanced mountaineering courses).

9: Services of an expert trek team (guides, cooks, helpers, porters/mules.

10: Transport from N J P / Bagdogra airport to Yuksam and return.

Note: Normally other company charges extra for uploading Bag Pack, but black yak expeditions allow up to 10 kg free. More than 10 kg you have to pay ₹. 250/- per day per bag pack.

If you have bag packs weighing more than 10 kg than you can give it to the yaks or horses prior to the trek before leaving arranged exclusively for the trek. The backpack cannot weigh more than 10 kgs. No suitcases/trolleys’/duffel bags will be allowed.

Withdrawing cash: If you are intended to visit places like Yuksam for Goechala Trek or Dzongri Trek or sightseeing then don’t expect for withdrawing cash in Yuksam because Yuksam does not have ATM services till updated the year 2019.

 

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

1: We do not provide travel insurance except for any Expeditions.

2: Food during transport is not included (pick up point to and from the base camp to drop point)

3: Alcohol, Soft Drinks, bottled water

4: Anything Not Specifically Mentioned Under the Head.

5: Any costs arising out of unforeseen Circumstances like Landslides, Road Blocks, Bad weather, etc.

6: External purchase you make during your travel or on trek routes like food, local crafts or drinks.

7: Itinerary includes transport for pick up and drops yet if you do not want then you can exclude this option) Transport to and from the base camp (N J P/Bagdogra airport to Yuksom and return)

8: Any charges for carrying still/video cameras etc.

9: Personal expenses of any kind.

10: Anything apart from the inclusions.

11: Tips for guides, cooks or trekking staffs and telephone calls, laundry, etc.

How to Reach:

 

If you are trekking with Black yak expeditions

Arrive at (NJP) Railway Station, Siliguri or Bagdogra airport by 9 am (on your own)

Black Yak Expeditions will arrange pick-up vehicles from NJP railway station and Bagdogra airport to Yuksom the base camp of your trek. We provide luxury vehicles like INNOVA, ZXILO or normal vehicles like TATA SUMO GOULD, BOLERO, etc. And mini cab suitable for 2 or three families with light travel bags like Wagoner, Alto etc. We cannot arrange shared jeeps because it is not reliable. Above all, there are no direct shared jeeps to certain parts of Sikkim from pick up points. You have to break down your points while taking shared jeeps. For example, if you are travelling to Yuksom for Goechala Trek or Dzongri Trek there are no direct shared jeeps from New Jalpaiguri Railway station NJP or Bagdogra Airport. First, you have to reach Siliguri junction from there you have to take a vehicle to Jorethang. (Jorethang is a small business town or main point that connects to most part of Sikkim.) Even though if you reach Jorethang than here comes another challenging part that is all the regular shared jeeps that come to Jorethang from Yuksom Leave within 2:00 pm. So you have to be there within 1:00 or 2:00 an. Even after that, there is no 100% guaranteed that you will get the shared jeeps because it is pre-booked by locals by call and you should also keep one thing in mind that in tourist season most of the vehicles are pre-booked. So thinking about shared jeeps is not good in the first place.

Transport is arranged in a Tata Sumo (or similar vehicle). Each cab costs Rs. 5500/-

If you request pre-booking for pick up and drop along with trek or tour package then this statement is not applicable to you since Black Yak Expeditions will pay for the charges but in case if you have not asked for pick up and drop facilities than you should know that the transportation cost is additional, to be shared among the trekkers and paid directly to the drivers.

On the day of pickup at least do your best to be present at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) or Bagdogra Airport within 9:00 Am or 10:00 Am. Incuse if we start late from this two points then we will reach certain trekking basecamps like Yuksom very Late at night and that can cause great inconvenience to you as we have to begin the trek early next morning. It takes around 6-7 hours from New Jalpaiguri Railway station NJP or Bagdogra airport to Yuksom. Expected arrival time at Yuksom is 5 pm. Due to ongoing constructions on the route and sometimes heavy traffic jams, it can delay our travel on the route.

 

Getting Back:

Depart from Yuksom early morning.

Black yak expeditions we will arrange a reserved vehicle to drop trekkers to NJP railway station or Bagdogra airport.

The transportation cost from Yuksom to NJP/Bagdogra is additional, to be shared among trekkers and paid directly to the driver.

The approximate cost for a reserved vehicle is Rs. 5,500/-

Expected arrival time at NJP/Bagdogra is 5 pm. It is wise for you to book your train/flight tickets late in the evening to give you enough buffer time. Or Plan extra days in your itinerary to avoid busy schedule.

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