Kangchenjunga Base Camp Trek

Unique opportunity for Adventure Lovers, Nature lovers, Environmentalists, Researchers, Geologists to explore the remote terrains of Kangchenjunga National Park and study the ecosystem of that region. In this support trek, participants will be contributing towards the ecological sustainability of the mountain in an adventurous way.
Your participation for the support trek will contribute to the success of Giripremi's Mt. Kangchenjunga Eco 2019 expedition.

Trek from Nepal side

Trek to Cheram - 

The trek to Base Camp of Mt. Kangchenjunga from Nepal side is one of the unique treks in Himalayas. The trekking route passes through the Arun valley which is considered one of the most beautiful regions for trekking in Nepal. One of the main highlights of this trek is Kangchenjunga Conservation area which covers an area of 2035 square kilometers. The area is home to many flora and fauna as well as various wildlife including Himalayan black bear, musk deer, snow leopard, red panda, wild boar and many others. The route to basecamp offers variations in landscapes from alpine grasslands to sub-tropical forests, low river valley, glacial moraine, and rocky scree slopes. Throughout the trek, trekkers get to relish the stunning panoramic view of the massive mountain peaks such as Lhotse (8516m), Everest (8848m), Kangchenjunga (8586m), Makalu (8481m), and many others. The Kangchenjunga region is inhabited by a mixed community of Sherpa, Rai, Limbu, and Gurung, which provides an opportunity for trekkers to understand their culture and lifestyle.

Day Wise Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrive at Baghdogra, drive to Fikkal
Day 02 : Fikkal to Hapu Khola by Road
Day 03 : Hapu Khola to Khebang trek
Day 04 : Khebang to Yamphudin trek
Day 05 : Yamphudin to Sherpa village trek
Day 06 : Sherpa village to Toronden trek
Day 07 : Toronden to Cheram trek
Day 08 : Rest in Cheram
Day 09 : Cheram to Toronden trek
Day 10 : Toronden to Hellock/Lelep trek
Day 11 : Hellock to Temeva trek
Day 12 : Temeva to Tapethok trek
Day 13 : Tapethok to Fikkal by road
Day 14 : Drive to Bagdogra and departure for home

Trek Schedule: (Bagdogra to Bagdogra)

Batch 1 - 14th April to 27th April 2019

Batch 2 - 5th May to 18th May 2019

Trek Fees: (Ex - Bagdogra)

INR 70,000 (Inclusive of GST)

Trek from Indian Side

Goecha La Trek

Sikkim, is one of the popular destinations among all other trekking destinations in the Northern Himalayas. Himalayan ranges in Sikkim offer numerous trekking options and Goecha La is one of the best options in those. The southeast face of Mt. Kanchenjunga, the world's third highest and India's highest mountain, is viewable from the pass, which is also the base camp for those aspiring to scale the mountain. Not just Kanchenjunga but the view of some other magnifiscent mountains will be the highlight on this trek. The beautiful Samiti Lake, with still water and the reflection of the Mt. Pandim is another major attraction on the this trek. Goecha La is situated in the Kanchenjunga National Park, one of the greenest regions in the world. The rich flora and fauna is an invitation for the ecologist and environmentalists to visit and study the same. The weather and altitude makes it a challenging trek, suitable for trekkers with moderate experience but is one of the few treks which also can be done with entire family and all age greoups..

Day wise Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival at Darjeeling
Day 02: Trek preparation.
Day 03: Drive from Darjeeling to Yuksom (1780m) 
Day 04: Trek from Yoksum to Tsokha (2950m)
Day 05: Rest Day at Tshoka (2950m)
Day 06: Trek from Tshoka to Dzongri (3950m)
Day 07: Trek from Dzongri to Thangsing (3930m)
Day 08: Trek from Thangsing to Lamuney (4190m)
Day 09: Trek from Lamuney to Goecha La (4875m) and back to Thangsing (3930m)
Day 10: Trek from Thangsing to Tshoka (2950m)
Day 11: Trek from Tshoka to Yoksum (1780m)
Day 12: Drive to Darjeeling.
Day 13: Departure

Trek Schedule: (Darjeeling to Darjeeling)

Batch 1 - 12th nov to 24th nov 2018

Batch 2 - 19th Nov to 1st Dec 2018

Trek Fees: (Ex-Darjeeling)

INR 25200/- (Inclusive of GST)

HOW TO REGISTER:
You can register for this trek throughout the year. The initial booking has to be done before 3 months of the reporting date. Following are simple steps for registration.

Enrollment Procedure:

Step 1: Fill up Online enrollment form. (The form should be filled only once. If you have filled it already you need not to refill.)

Step 2: Download, print and fill up Medical form from a medical practitioner.

Step 3: Download Indemnity bond. Print first page of the form on 500 Rs. stamp paper, fill the form and get it notarized by a legal practitioner. (Please note that the indemnity bond should be submitted only once)

(Please note that there are separate indemnity bonds for adults and minors. In case of minors, participant has to procure a consent letter from parents. We will share the format once you register.

Step 4 : Payment of trek fees
Option 1
Pay the trek fees by cheque in the name of “Guardian Giripremi Institute of Mountaineering”
Option 2
Transfer fees in our bank account
Bank details are given below 
A/c Name- Guardian Giripremi Institute of mountaineering
A/c No. 35422707432 (current a/c)
IFSC Code SBIN0013530
Branch Karve Nagar, Pune 411052 
Document Submission:

  1. Medical Form
  2. Indemnity Form
  3. Photocopy of Valid Passport/Election card (Only applicable for Indian citizens. Other foreign nationals should have their passports with them)
  4. Confirmed Air ticket
  5. Minors (below 16) should provide parent's consent letter 
 
Payment Terms –

  •  For Goecha La trek, Rs. 15,000/- to be paid at the time of initial booking and balance 30 days prior to the trek.  
  • For Cheram Trek, Rs. 30,000/- to be paid at the time of initial booking and balance 30 days prior to the trek.  
 
Cancellation Policy –
  • In case of any unavoidable reason if you happen to cancel your booking, please send the cancellation request through email.Rs. 15,000/- will be deducted and balance amount will be refunded,
  • if cancellation is made 30 or more days prior to the reporting date of your selected batch.Rs. 25,000/- will be deducted and balance amount will be refunded,
  • if cancellation is made 15 to 30 days prior to the reporting date of your selected batch.No refund will be made if cancellation is made within 15 days prior to date of departure.
 
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