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17 Days Green Lake Trek


Destination Covers: Delhi - Gangtok - Pelling - Zhemgang
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Green Lake Trek gives fantastic mountain views with amphitheater of peaks with Khanchendzonga at the head of the valley. It treads through the base camp of Mount Khanchendzonga ( Over 5000 mtrs ) on the Emu Glacier in the North. A variety of flowers like rhododendrons, blue poppies and premolars are found all over the valley... 

Arrive Delhi IGI Airport. Transfer to Domestic Airport.  Fly Delhi Baghdogra. Arrive Bagdogra airport. Proceed to Gangtok by surface (112 Kms / 05-06 Hrs). Overnight hotel in Gangtok..

Gangtok Lachen (2730 m/8950 ft) (135 kms/6-7 hrs drive): After break fast drive for Lachen in north Sikkim (135 kms/5-6 hrs). Overnight stay in hotel.

Lachen Tallem (3240 m/ 10620 ft) (12 kms/ 5-6 hrs): We start day 1 with walk towards Zema. At Zema there is confluence of Zemu Chu and Thangu Chu. After crossing a bridge the trail turns towards the west to follow the left bank of the Zemu Chu to Green Lake. The trail for the first 6 kms is wide and broad .Some times the route is hampered with landslides. After a further 6 kms we reach Tallem, at the confluence of Lhonak Chu with Zemu Chu. Overnight stay in tents.

Tallem Jakthang (3430 m/11250 ft) (12 kms/ 5-6 hrs). On day 2 the trail enters some of the most magnificent forest areas for which Sikkim is famous. Cross a bridge to climb steadly through forest to Shobuk. The trail then descends steeply for 12 kms to Jakthang, a small clearing in the forest. Overnight stay in tents.

Tallem Jakthang (3430 m/11250 ft) (12 kms/ 5-6 hrs). On day 2 the trail enters some of the most magnificent forest areas for which Sikkim is famous. Cross a bridge to climb steadly through forest to Shobuk. The trail then descends steeply for 12 kms to Jakthang, a small clearing in the forest. Overnight stay in tents.

Jakthang Yabuk (4040 m/13250 ft) (8 kms/ 4-5 hrs): The trail continues through forest on this day. After a short climb it crosses a bridge over Thombak Chu. There are several ascents and descends on the route, and is often wiped out of floods.
Later we descend towards the bank of the Zemu Chu and follow the trail beside the river. After a tiring 8 kms day walk we reach the camping ground of Yabuk. Yabuk is a small but beautiful camping area very cold and windy near the glacier. Overnight in tents.

Yabuk - Rest camp (4725 m/15500 ft) (8 kms/ 3-4 hrs): From Yabuk the trail enters the moraine field of the Zemu Glacier, crossing boulders and pebbles. It is a tiring route with increasing altitude and is like a walk in high altitude desert; though on later part one is rewarded with magnificent views of mountain peaks like Siniolchu and Simvu.
At times one can also view Kanchenjunga rising in the distance. After a 6 kms walk we reach Rest camp at the mouth of Lhonak valley. Overnight stay in tents.

Rest Camp Green Lake (4935 m/16190 ft) (6 kms/ 3-4 hrs): The trail from Rest camp towards the Green Lake is along similar terrain along a moraine ridge. The views of the surrounding peaks are very clear. Finally we reach Green lake camp which is a vast open ground. Overnight Stay in Tents

Green Lake (4935 m/16190 ft): The day is for rest /acclimatization. Overnight stay in tents.

Green Lake - Rest Camp (4725 m/15500 ft) (6 kms/ 2-3 hrs) : Today we start retracing our steps towards Rest camp. Overnight stay in tents.

Rest camp - Yabuk (4040 m/ 13250 ft) (8 kms/ 3-4 hrs): This day we trek back towards Yabuk with moderate pace and enjoy the beauty of the trek. Overnight stay in tents.

Yabuk - Jakthang (3430 m/11250 ft) (8 kms/ 3-4 hrs) : We continue to descend further towards. Jakthang. Overnight Stay in tents. 

Yabuk - Jakthang (3430 m/11250 ft) (8 kms/ 3-4 hrs) : We continue to descend further towards. Jakthang. Overnight Stay in tents. 

Yabuk - Jakthang (3430 m/11250 ft) (8 kms/ 3-4 hrs) : We continue to descend further towards. Jakthang. Overnight Stay in tents. 

Tallem -   Lachen (2730 m/8950 ft) (12 kms/ 4-5 hrs): On the final day we will trek towards Lachen. The route is generally downhill and is an easy walk. Overnight stay in tents/hotel.

Lachen Gangtok (135 kms/5-6 hrs): After breakfast drive for Gangtok. Overnight stay in hotel

Gangtok-Baghdogra-Delhi: Early morning drive from Gangtok to Baghdogra, transfer to airport. Fly Baghdogra-Delhi. Arrive Delhi and transfer to hotel. Overnight hotel in Delhi.

 Delhi Home: Transfer to International airport to fly home.

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