Sikkim Kanchenjunga Panorama Trek

Situated at an elevation of 8,586 meters on the boundary of Nepal and the Indian state of Sikkim, Kanchenjunga  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... More

Situated at an elevation of 8,586 meters on the boundary of Nepal and the Indian state of Sikkim, Kanchenjunga  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. Kanchenjunga, 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, one of the holy peaks, worshipped by the locals of Sikkim. The Kanchenjunga 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.

Kanchenjunga is not only the third highest mountain in the world, but it is also considered the abode of the patron god of Sikkim. The Kanchenjunga trek is one of the most beautiful treks in Sikkim, yet few do it. The trail passes through the vast biosphere of Sikkim that is a home to several rare and endanger species of flora and fauna, including rare medicinal plants, exotic birdlife & rare species of mammals, such as Red panda and Snow Leopard. The trail accent through the forests full of rhododendrons, orchids, pines, oak and magnolias across high valleys and gently rolling pastures where the yaks graze. Further, the rich culture of Sikkim reflecting from the tribal villages, home to the Lepchas, Nepalese and Bhutias, is worth experiencing once in a lifetime. 




  • Breathtaking panoramic view of the 3rd Highest Mountain in the world, including the neighbouring Peaks – Frey Peak (5830m), Koktang (6,148m), Kabru Peak (7,412 m), Ratong,
  • Chandra Peak and the Kabru Dome (6600m).
  • Meet the local people dwelling in the beautiful mountain villages.
  • Enjoy Sikkim Himalayan nature over 4000 flowering plants & more than 700 bird species
  • Landscapes full of exotic flowers- Over 40 species of Rhododendron & 600 species of orchid
  • Tour of tea gardens in Darjeeling will be an additional experience which lets you learn about the various kinds of teas and get the chance to return to the magnificent beauty of nature.
  • A Joy train ride on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as the Toy train and it is the oldest toy trains in India{ This is a world heritage}.
  • Visit some Buddhist monasteries in Darjeeling and of Sikkim and explore the cultural and traditional variations of the places.

Welcome to India! Upon arrival in Delhi a travel-to-nature Asia guide/representative will be at the airport to greet and take us to our hotel. Please look out for your name-card once you exit out of arrival area.

Rest of the day free for independent activities.

Accommodation: Jaypee Siddhartha

Transfer to airport in Delhi after breakfast and take any convenient morning flight to Bagdogra. If the weather is clear we will get a superb view of the Himalayas from the plane including the giants of Dhaulagiri, Annapurnas, Makalu, Nanda Devi and of course Kanchenjunga

Arrive Bagdogra Airport and drive to Darjeeling, charming 3-4 hour journey, approx. 70 km. through tea plantations and tiny villages. The Darjeeling is situated on top of a ridge and it faces high Himalaya’s and is a popular destination for Tourists. It is a beautiful hill station and known as ‘the Queen of the hills’ noted for its scenic beauty, lush forests, quaint houses, friendly people, the mountain panorama etc. It was a popular hill station for English when they ruled India. Overnight stay in Darjeeling.

Accommodation: The Dekeling Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

In the morning, drive to Tiger Hill (8,400 feet) to chase down and see the stunning view of the sun rising throwing it pinkish glow on the landscapes. View the high mountain peaks i.e. Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga etc. and after spending some time at the tiger hill, embark on a drive to the hotel via Ghum Monastery, which is famed for its 15-feet high statue of “Maitreya Buddha” and Batasia Loop, famous for its war memorial.

Enjoy scrumptious breakfast at the hotel and then go for the city sightseeing tour, visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Pandit Nehru Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Ropeway. Also it is possible to take a short joy ride on toy train (Darjeeling Himalayan Railway- A UNESCO world heritage). Remainder of the day for independent activities or at leisure. Overnight stay  in Darjeeling.

Accommodation: The Dekeling Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today, we’ll drive north from Darjeeling into western Sikkim, passing rich, green tea fields on the way. It is a downhill drive from Darjeeling until you reach Rangeeth River  (a tributary of Testa river). Cross the river and then start uphill/gradual drive towards Yuksum crossing the border between Darjeeling & Sikkim at Jorethang.

As most of the Sikkim lies at a lower altitude than Darjeeling, the countryside here is far more verdant, with dozens of little streams trickling down the valleys between the emerald hills. Cross alpine forests, pass flowery meadows, witness sacred flickering prayer flags and gaze up at snowy Himalayan peaks. Sikkim is a tiny pocket of staggering natural beauty, tucked away in the fertile foothills of the Himalayas. With rich green valleys, bright rhododendron fields, working farms and friendly locals, it’s a wonderful place to explore. The drive will take you along the gushing river and continuing uphill, you will be crossing a bridge in Legship to reach Yuksom. Arriving in the small town, check-in into a hotel for overnight stay.

Accommodation: Guesthouse
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today will be the first day of this remarkable trek for 4-6 hours. Waking up in the morning, start ascending uphill and follow the gorges of the Rathong River. Trekking through the lush thickets of magnolia, rhododendron and ferns, proceed towards the Paha Khola Bridge. On the way, relish a packed lunch and keep ourselves energized for the rest of the trek; be prepared to spot exotic orchids, colourful flowers, beautiful birds and monkeys along the hike! Arriving in Sachen, settle down into the campsite and call it a day.

Accommodation: Camping Tent
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The trek for the day will take us through the aromatic viburnum plantations, after which we will be crossing the Prek Chu River and hike uphill for around 2-3 hours to reach Bakhim. Hereafter, trekking upwards, we will finally reach Tshoka, the Tibetan refugee settlement. The days trek shall take approx. 4-6 hours.
Overnight stay will be in camping tent.

Accommodation: Camping Tent
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

While on today’s trek, we will be making your way uphill and through scenic forests of rhododendrons; we can expect well-laid trails on the way. Moving from here, a short trek will finally take us to Phedang and the days trek shall take approx. 4 hours. Overnight stay in Phedang.

Accommodation: Camping Tent
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast in the Phedang campsite, we will get ready for another scenic uphill trek, and with this trek, we will be crossing 4,000 m in the Himalayas! With this remarkable feat, enjoy your packed lunch and relax around the scenic vistas to get acclimatised to the higher altitudes. A further climb after relaxation will finally take we to the Dzongri, from where we can have mesmerising views of the Koktang, Rathong, Kabru, Khangchendzonga, Simvo and Pandim peaks. The days trek shall take approx. 4-6 hours. Overnight stay in Dzongri.

Accommodation: Camping Tent
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Starting with a gradual ascend, today we will climb around 1 mile and advent towards a low-ridge (4,115 m), from where the chortens and the colorful prayer flags overtakes the views! The astounding views of the Kanchenjunga and Pandim peaks will keep you enchanted all through the way.

Hereafter, the trek starts descending down towards Pandim and will take us through rhododendron forests and the Prek Chu River. Take a lunch break in a trekking lodge within the vicinity and continue trekking for another 1.5 hours to make it to Thangshing and the days trek shall take around 6 hours. Overnight stay in Thangshing.

Accommodation: Camping
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Start the day early in order to avoid the harsh climatic conditions that might hinder our course in the latter part of the day. Climbing uphill through the moraines, we will then be descending to the Samiti Lake and then cross the Zemathang Plateau. From here, we will once again start ascending over a moraine and after trekking for around 1 hour, will reach the Goecha La Pass. Arriving at this magnificent pass, behold the magical views of the Kanchenjunga and other distant peaks before you start moving back towards Thansing for an overnight stay. The days trek shall be approx. 8- 9 hours. Overnight stay in Thansing or at Lamuney.

Accommodation: Camping Tent
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Waking up early in the morning, enjoy the enchanting views of the Kanchenjunga Peak from a nearby ridge and start trekking back towards Tshoka. Today, we will be taking a route through the Dzongri Plateau in order to avoid the long climb. The trail passes through Prek Chu and the deciduous forests of Phedang. Arriving in Tshoka, settle down for the overnight stay in camps. The days trek shall be for 5-6 Hours. Overnight in Tshoka.

Accommodation: Camping Tent
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, descending through the Prek Chu River, we will be arriving in Yuksom, the last leg of this astounding Trek. The days trek shall roughly take 5-6 Hours.

Arrive in Yuksum in the afternoon and check-in into a local hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. With this, the amazing Goecha la Trek shall come to an end. Overnight stay in Yuksom.

Accommodation: Guesthouse
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner

After a leisurely breakfast, prepare our bags and check-out from the hotel. Leave Yuksum and drive to Kalimpong for overnight.

We can relax here for the rest of the day while enjoying the views of the surrounding Himalayan foothills. Overnight stay in Kalimpong.

Accommodation: Summit Barsana Resort
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast we drive down to Bagdogra airport to get our flight back to Delhi. Transfer from Delhi domestic airport to hotel.

Rest of the day is free for your individual activities or undertake a sightseeing tour of Old Delhi (Optional).

Evening farewell dinner at the hotel or at very good local Restaurant. Overnight stay in Delhi.

Accommodation: The Suryaa New Delhi
Meal: Breakfast

Transfer to airport for your homeward-bound flight.

Meal: Breakfast


  • Airport (pick up/drop off) transfers by private A/C vehicle
  • Twin-Sharing accommodation in all hotel/resort as mentioned
  • Daily breakfast throughout the trip, other meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All sightseeing and long-distance transportation in a private air-conditioned vehicle (cars/SUVs or mini/micro-van etc. depending on group size). This includes toll taxes, parking, allowance for the driver, outstation overnight charges for the driver
  • Guided Sightseeing, all activities and day excursions as per itinerary
  • Complete trekking arrangements which shall include all meals during trekking {bed Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, afternoon Tea, Dinner}, 2 men Alpine tents with compressed Foam mattress. Kitchen Tent, Dinning tent, accompanying Kitchen staff, Pack Ponies/Porters/Yaks to carry the baggage/Kitchen utensils/ Camping equipment etc. The arrangements for trekking are of good standard which includes good service, good food and good equipment. However, we suggest that guests bring their own sleeping bags for their comfort failing we shall provide same from our end on advance request

Not Included

  • International & domestic flight tickets
  • Visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal clothing and equipment
  • Tips for trip leader/guide, driver, hotel staff and porters
  • Items of personal nature such as alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, laundry, and other unforeseen expenses
  • Items/services not listed in the "included"
  • Extra expenses/payment for 'OPTIONAL’ activities/programs if opted in

Price: US$ 2,070 per person (Twin Sharing | Based on Minimum 4 Travelers)
Single Supplement: US$ 345

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Jaypee Siddharth, New Delhi

With elegant interiors and modern comforts, Jaypee Siddharth Hotel comes across as a delight for first-time visitors and regular customers. Housing a 24-hours resto cafe, extensive conference and banquet spaces, the hotel enhances every aspect of your visit, taking care of each guest personally. Nestled at a prime location, this deluxe edifice attracts innumerable foreigner visitors and seasonal business travelers every year.

The Dekeling Hotel, Darjeeling

Our Panoramic lounge at the Hotel offers an unparalleled view of the Kanchenjunga and the town area. On a clear morning, you can enjoy breakfast with a view of the mountains and in the winters enjoy a hot cup of Darjeeling tea in the warmth of the traditional Bukari (fireplace). The lounge area with its comfy couches is loved by our guests.

Summit Barsana Resort, Kalimpong

Summit Barsana Resort is a cocoon of serenity located in the quiet part of Kalimpong. 10 minutes from the heart of the town, this resort in Kalimpong envelops you with a blanket of fresh air, manicured gardens, lush landscape, and peaceful ambiance. It is the perfect place to unwind and relax in tranquility and peace.


Our classic A-frame or ridge tents are sturdy and have plenty of room for two people. We use water and windproof flysheet which help make the tent nice and cozy inside. To complete the setup we provide a high-quality form mattress together with an insulation pad so that you get a good sleep after a long tiring day.

Trip Facts

  • Price (USD) From 2,070
  • Duration 15 Days
  • Group Size 2-10 Pax
  • Arrive Delhi
  • Depart Delhi
  • Trip Level
  • Activity Trekking
  • Meals 14 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 13 Dinners
  • Accommodation 3-5* Hotel, Guesthouse, Camping Tent

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Our primary NGO partner is Social Welfare Association of Nepal (SWAN), with whom we have carried out multiple CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) projects. Besides carrying out regular CSR activities in the areas of education and women empowerment, we have supported relief and rehabilitation initiatives in the aftermath of several natural disasters like earthquake, immediate response to COVID-19 pandemic across Nepal. 

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