Goechala Trek, Sikkim

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Trip Highlights

  • Experience the Goechala trek for breathtaking views of Mt. Kanchenjunga, pristine landscapes, rhododendron forests, alpine meadows, and diverse wildlife.

  • Discover the lush woodlands in the Himalayas filled with vibrant rhododendron blooms at higher altitudes, these forests offer stunning displays of colour during spring.

  • Cross the Paha Khola Bridge, known for its scenic setting amidst lush landscapes offering a picturesque spot for travelers to admire the surrounding natural beauty and experience the local culture of the region.

  • Witness the serene glacial lake in Sikkim, surrounded by stunning Himalayan landscapes, ideal for trekking and nature enthusiasts.

  • Spot diverse wildlife, including the Himalayan blue sheep and colourful bird species, with Yuksom.

INR 16,109.5
INR 21,807.92
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What’s inside the package?
Trek to Sachen
Trek to Tshoka
Trek to Dzongri
Trek to Dzongri Top
Trek to Lamuney
Trek to Goechala
Trek Down to Tshoka
Trek Down to Yuksom
Trek Down to Thansing
Trek Down to Kokchurang
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Know Before You Go

  • Please carry a valid ID proof.
  • Take your time adjusting to high altitudes, as the weather conditions can be different from lower areas.
  • Listen to your trek leaders or instructors carefully for a safe and enjoyable experience.
  • Carry basic medications and a first-aid kit during the tour.
  • No bill will be reimbursed for any missed service/facility.
  • Keep your luggage minimum; the more you carry, the more you hassle.
  • Any personal expenses, items of personal nature, meals not mentioned, etc. will not be in part of the package.
  • Mobile & laptop charging points may/may not be available on campsites at a common point.
  • Avoid using plastic bags and maintain the ecological balance of the destinations.
  • It is recommended to carry enough warm clothes and the right kind of shoes for the trek.
  • Please note that in the event of emergencies or natural calamities, the management reserves the right to modify the trek itinerary. However, any changes due to circumstances beyond our control is not covered in the package cost.

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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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