Green Lake Trek

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  • Day 01: Bagdogra - Gangtok
  • Board an early morning flight to Bagdogra airport. After arriving in Gangtok, meet our guide who will help transfer you to a hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the Gangtok Hotel.

     
  • Day 02: Gangtok - Lachen (2730 meters/8950 feet) (135 kilometers/6-7 hours drive)
  • Today we will drive to Lachen in North Sikkim, which will be the base of our trek. Dinner and overnight stay at guesthouse/hotel/tents.

     

     

     
  • Day 03: Lachen- Tallem (3240 meters/ 10620 feet) (12 kilometers/ 5-6 hours)
  • Rise and shine! Start your day with a breakfast and start trekking towards Zema, which is 20 minutes from Lachen. It will be a slow walk as you will cross many bridges and can expect boulders and rhododendron thickets. After few metres, you will come across a bridge, cross it and start following the left bank of Zemu Chu up to the Tallem. Take enough time to explore the region and spend the night among nature in the camping tent.

     
  • Day 04: Tallem - Jakthang (3430 meters/11250 feet) (12 kilometers/ 5-6 hours)
  • Today is going to an easy day as you will be trekking on smooth trails till Shobuk. Then, the trek will move steeply to reach Jakthang, where you will spend overnight in tents. The trek will be fascinated by more twenty exotic varieties of colourful rhododendrons.

  • Day 05: Jakthang (3430 meters/11250 feet) Green-lake-trek
  • Today, you are free to whatever you want. You can either choose to acclimatize yourself to the cold condition by staying in a tent or can explore the region. Overnight stay in Jakthang base camp.

     
  • Day 06: Jakthang - Yabuk (4040 meters/13250 feet) (8 kilometers/ 4-5 hours)
  • After breakfast, start your trek to Yabuk through forest and streams. Later, you will come across a bridge over Thombak Chu, traverse it and then start trekking downhill till the bank of the Zemu Chu. Trek further through several ascends and descends, reach the Yabuk campsite and get freshened up with a pleasant excursion within the surroundings of the camp; overnight stay in the camp.

     
  • Day 07: Yabuk - Rest camp (4725 meters/15500 feet) (8 kilometers/ 3-4 hours)
  • Gear yourself up for a stressful day as today you will be walking on the pebbles, boulders, and rough stones to reach the rest camp. Though the trek will be difficult, the view will be extremely rewarding. Stunning view of Mt Siniolchu (6891.528 m) and Mt Simvo (6811m) will accompany you throughout the trek. Upon reaching the Rest Camp, retire for the day and settle down in the camping tents.

     
  • Day 08: Rest Camp - Green Lake (4935 meters/16190 feet) (6 kilometers/ 3-4 hours)
  • With the completion of breakfast, you will be embarking on a fascinating part of the trek, Green Lake. When you start trekking uphill, the terrains will get tricky, challenging. Also, you will see changes in the landscapes and topography. Throughout the journey, the view of the neighboring mountains like Siniolchu, Simvo, Twin Peaks, Nepal Peaks and Kanchenjunga will enthrall you till Green Lake. Overnight stay in Green Lake camp.

     
  • Day 09: Green Lake (4935 meters/16190 feet)
  • Spend a day on the lakeside, savour the view of majestic mountains and lush green meadows, click photographs or revive your tired body. Overnight stay and dinner in Green Lake camp.

  • Day 10: Green Lake - Rest Camp (4725 meters/15500 feet) (6 kilometers/ 2-3 hours)
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    After breakfast, follow the trails that you have traced since last few days and trek downhill to the reach the rest camp for an overnight stay.

     
  • Day 11: Rest Camp - Yabuk (4040 meters/ 13250 feet) (8 kilometers/ 3-4 hours)
  • After breakfast, embark on a downhill trek towards Yabuk for overnight stay and dinner.

     
  • Day12: Yabuk - Jakthang (3430 meters/11250 feet) (8 kilometers/ 3-4 hours)
  • Today as well, you will trek downhill till Jakthang. Overnight stay in Jakthang camp.

  • Day 13: Jakthang - Tallem (3240 meters/ 10620 feet) (12 kilometers/ 4-5 hours)
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    We continue to trek downhill towards Tallem, which is a very easy trail. Overnight stay in tents.

     
  • Day14: Tallem - Lachen (2730 meters/8950 feet) (12 kilometers/ 4-5 hours)
  • We continue to trek downhill towards Tallem. Dinner will be served in Tallem tent.

     
  • Day 15: Lachen - Gangtok (135 kilometers/5-6 hours)
  • After having breakfast in the hotel, take a drive through the scenic routes that are bordered with brightly coloured rhododendrons and advance towards Gangtok. Overnight stay and dinner in Gangtok hotel.

     
  • Day 16: Gangtok - Bagdogra
  • Wake up in the morning, pack bags and get ready for the Bagdogra airport to board a flight to your respective cities. With the transfer to airport, this incredible Green lake trek will come to an end.

     

BANK DETAILS FOR PAYMENT:

BANK NAME UCO Bank
ACCOUNT NAME Shimla Online Travels
ACCOUNT NO. 09810210002223
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  • Things to Carry for Green Lake Trek

    • Duffel bag Down/synthetic camp booties
    • Sunglasses, Light gloves
    • Sleeping bag
    •  Flashlight/Headlamp with extra batteries
    • Daypack
    • One liter water bottles wide mouthed
    • Trekking Boots
    • Water purification/filter
    • Camp shoes/sneakers
    • Walking stick/Trekking pole
    • Cotton socks
    • Note book with pens and pencils
    • Gore-Tex jacket
    • Lip balm
    • Light wind jacket Sunscreen / Moisturiser
    • Down jacket/vest
    • Camp towel/towel/sarong
    • Fleece jacket/vest
    • Personal toiletries
    • T-shirts
    • Personal medicines
    • Underwear
    • Money pouch/belt
    • Trekking pants
    • Energy bars
    • Thermal tops
    • Vitamin tablets
    • Thermal bottom
    • Extra passport photos
    • Warm hat and Bandana/scarf
    • Sun hat/baseball cap
    • Wind- and rain-gear with hood
    • Swiss Army Knives (Classic pocket tool)
    • One pair cotton trousers or shorts
    • Two cotton shirts/T-Shirts One warmer (jacket with hood)
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