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Goechala Trek, Sikkim

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Goechala Trek Highlights

  • The still lake of Samiti with the views of Pandim Peak with melt your heart away, along with mystical settings of Thangshing.
  • Not to be missed Sunrise view from Dzongri Top of Kanchenjunga, where the mountain looks beautiful as the sun rises and changes the colour.
  • The southeast face of Mt. Kanchenjunga, the world's third highest mountain, can be viewed from the goechala pass
  • Experience the cuddling features of thick rhododendron forests of Kanchenjunga National Park, where the forst doesn't end at 10,000 ft.
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Goechala Trek Overview

About Goechala Pass Trek:

Explore the stunning GoechaLa Pass with our 10-day, 9-night trekking adventure. Nestled in the heart of the Himalayas, this trek offers breathtaking views of towering peaks, lush forests, and serene lakes. Starting from Yuksom, we will hike through ancient forests and quaint villages, encountering friendly locals along the way. As we ascend higher, we will be rewarded with awe-inspiring vistas of snow-capped mountains, including the magnificent Kanchenjunga. Admire the panoramic view of the Himalayan range from the GoechaLa Pass standing tall at 16,200ft, which is the main highlight of the trek. Experienced guides will lead you through the challenging terrain, ensuring your safety and comfort throughout the journey. With comfortable camping facilities and delicious meals, you can fully immerse yourself in this adventure without any worries. Set off on this epic trekking adventure to GoechaLa Pass and experience the beauty of the Himalayas like never before by booking the trek of Goecha la Pass.

GoechaLa Pass Trek Quick Facts:

GoechaLa Trek duration: 10D/9N

Maximum Altitude: 16207 ft

Difficulty Level: Difficult

GoechaLa Trek Distance: 90 Km

Temperature Range: April - June: 15 to 22 Degrees (Days); -1 to 7 Degrees (Nights), September – Nov: 10 to 15 Degrees (Days); -5 to 5 Degrees (Nights)

GoechaLa Trek Best Time: April end - May And September - November

Railway Station: New Jalpaiguri (NJP) is the nearest railway station, which is 150 km away from Yuksom

Airport: Bagdogra Airport which is 155 km from Yuksom

ATM: Yuksom is the last point where you can find the ATM.

Starting and Ending point: Yuksom

About the Activity:

  • Enjoy a journey that takes you through the diverse landscape, with stunning views of the Himalayan range, forests & glacial lakes on the fun trek of GoechaLa Pass.
  • The well-trained guides will help you to handle the challenging terrain of the Himalayas, making sure that you are safe and comfortable during the trek.
  • Experience the thrill of crossing high-altitude mountain passes, including the challenging Dzongri-La Pass.
  • During the trek, you can see the flora and fauna of the Himalayas, including rare species like the red panda and the snow leopard.
  • Trek through ancient forests & quaint villages where you can know about the local culture by meeting friendly locals.
  • Feel the excitement as you trek through some of the most culturally significant regions of the Himalayas where you can admire the Buddhist monasteries and prayer flags.
  • Sleep under the stars as the camping facilities offer a comfortable and cosy experience, with all the necessary amenities such as sleeping bags, tents, and mattresses.
  • Reach the highest point of the trek at 16,200ft, where you'll see the scenic view of the Himalayan range.
  • Walk in the footsteps of legendary mountaineers, including Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary.
  • Book the Goecha La Pass Trek package and feel a sense of accomplishment after completing one of the most challenging treks in the world.

Goechala Trek Package Inclusions:

  • 2 Nights Guest House / Homestay accommodation in Yuksom on a Quad/Triple Sharing basis.
  • 7 Nights Tented accommodation while on the trek on a triple sharing basis.
  • All Veg Meals from 2nd Day Lunch to till 9th Day Lunch while on Trek
  • Morning, evening tea/coffee served with light snacks while on the trek.
  • Trekking Equipment like Sleeping bags, Sleeping mattresses, Sleeping tents, utensils.
  • All fees and permits for Indians are included in the Goechala trek package.
  • All meals are included from dinner on Day 1 to Breakfast on Day 10.
  • Basic First Aid Medical kit, Oxygen Cylinder, and Oxi Meter.
  • Qualified and experienced Trek Leader and support staff.

How to Reach Yuksom:

By Train:-

New Jalpaiguri or NJP is a major railway station located southwest of Sikkim. There are many long-distance trains that arrive or pass through the NJP station. You can choose to come to Kolkata and take one of the many trains to NJP. If you are coming from Delhi or the north part of India, try to take any northeast train which directly goes to NJP bypassing Kolkata.

By Flight:-

Flying to Bagdogra is another option that you can choose through flights to Bagdogra tend to be pricier than those to Kolkata. You will get flights from almost all the Metro cities of India.

NOTE-  There are shared taxis available frequently from Bus Stand/ Railway Station/ Airport. It costs approx. Rs 3500 per vehicle (shared between 5-6 trekkers).

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Goechala Trek Itinerary
Drive from Bagdogra Airport/NJP to Yuksom (5,670ft) (7 Hours)
Trek from Yuksom to Sachen (7,150ft)
Trek from Sachen to Tshokha (9,700ft) (via Bhakim/8,600ft)
Trek from Tshoka (9,650 ft) – Dzongri (12,980 ft) via Phedang (12,050 ft) (5-6 hrs)
Trek from Dzongri (12,980 ft) – Dzongri Top (13,675 ft) (1 hr) and back to Dzongri and then to Thansing (12,930 ft) via Kokchurang (12,100 ft) (5-6 hrs)
Trek from Thansing (12,930 ft) – Lamuney (13,700 ft) (2 hrs)
Trek from Lamuney (13,700 ft) – Goechala (15,100 ft) and back to Kokchurang (12,100 ft) (10-12 hrs)
Trek from Kokchurang (12,100 ft) – Tshoka (9,650 ft) via Phedang (12,050 ft) (6-7 hrs)
Trek from Tshoka (9,650 ft) – Yuksom (5,800 ft) via Bakhim (8,600 ft) and Sachen (7,200 ft) (6 hrs)
Departure from Yuksom

Goechala Trek Package Options

Yuksom to Yuksom

per Adult

Yuksom to Yuksom


You will be staying in a homestay and in tents for days of the trek (3 people/tent).

The room/tent can be separate for male and female participants.


All meals during the trek are included in the package.


All trekking permits and forest camping charges are included.


Trekking, Sightseeing, Camping


Qualified and experienced Trek Leader and support staff.

Must Know Before You Go for Goechala Trek

  • Transportation to and fro from NJP Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport is available on request on additional charges.
  • Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
  • Pay heed to the tour leaders or instructors in order to enjoy a safe and sound experience.
  • Avoid roaming during the nights.
  • The tour takes place through eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites.
  • Carry basic medications and a first-aid kit during the Goechala Pass Trek.
  • Porters or helpers to carry Central Equipment's
  • You can also offload your bagpack by paying extra. Your bag should not weight more than 9 kgs.
  • Itineraries are based on information available at the time of planning and are subject to change. "Thrillophilia'' reserves the right to change expedition dates, people or itineraries as conditions warrant If a trip must be delayed or the itinerary changed due to bad weather, road conditions, transportation delays, government intervention, airline schedules, sickness, or other contingency for which Thrilllophilia or its agents cannot make provision, the cost of delays and/or other changes are the responsibility of the participant. Thrillophilia reserves the right to decline, or accept, any individual as a trip member for any reason whatsoever.
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control like a change in flight and train schedule, cancellation of flights/1trains, political disturbances, natural phenomenon, roadblocks, etc. will not be accommodated in the package cost. No bill will be reimbursed for any missed service/facility.
  • During a trip, in case the roads are blocked due to landslides or a reason that is beyond control, Thrillophilia will rearrange the itinerary for the travellers real-time, however, the cost of alternative accommodation will be borne by the customer as the hotels pre-booked execute their cancellation policies and are nonrefundable.
  • Because of any reason natural or personal, if the Trek or a particular activity is not completed, no refund will be processed.
  • The difference in the cost shall be borne by the client in case of any amendment in the package due to change in the number of guests, hotel change, itinerary change, etc.
  • If in case any traveller wants to or decides to leave the trip in the middle, all the expenses from that point onwards will be borne by the traveller. Neither the operator nor Thrillophilia will be held responsible for such decisions or for any refund.
  • The refund or compensation is also not issued if for any reason you have to come down from the trek. The trek leader may send you down from the trek, owing to reasons like lack of fitness, AMS, blood pressure, turn-around-time, health issues, or if you are found smoking/ drinking, or breaking the rules of the trek. refund or compensation are issued only when the whole trek is cancelled or called off on behalf of Thrillophilia.
  • At Thrillophilia, we almost never call off or cancel our treks. But in the rare event we might have to call off or cancel a trek due to any unforeseen natural catastrophes like continuous rain or snow, thunderstorms, snowstorms, landslides, floods, earthquakes, or any other natural calamity or other issues like local riots, curfews, pandemics, lockdowns, government orders, or any such situations that might prevent a safe trekking experience. In such cases, Thrillophilia will issue a Credit note summing up to the same amount as your trek fee that can be redeemed on any of the treks over a period of the next year.
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Back pack (50-60l)
Walking stick
Water bottle
Hiking shoes
Warm clothes
Extra pair of socks
Toilet paper & wipes
Fleece jackets and thermals
Thermal inners
Waterproof windcheater
Woollen cap, socks, mittens & scarf
Day pack (20-30l)

Goechala Trek Map

Starting Point
Yuksom map
Yuksom, Sikkim 737113, India

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Goechala Trek Policies

Confirmation Policy

The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking.

In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.

Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

Refund Policy

The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days.

All applicable refunds will be done in the traveler's Thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash.

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellation are made 30 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 15 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 0 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • Payment Terms Policy

  • 100.0% of total tour cost will have to be paid 0 days before the date of booking