Goecha La pass, 4940m is the highest mountain pass in the Sikkim Himalaya range. The southeast face of Khangchendzonga, world's third highest mountain, is viewable from the pass, which is also a base camp for those aspiring to scale the mountain.
The trek to Goecha La starts in Yuksom, where the motorable road ends at an altitude of 1770 meters. It takes approximately seven and a half days to reach Goecha la and return to Yuksom. Key halting points are Sachen, Bakkhim, Tshoka, Phedang, Dzongri, Kokchurong,Thansing and Lamune. The initial days of the trek proceeds through dense forest cover, enters bugyals, and ends in rocky terrain. The trek is highlighted by the presence of rhododendrons of various colours during the months of April - May.
The Yambong Singalila trek spans a duration of about twelve days walk along the India-Nepal border. This trek goes across the Sikkim side of the Singalila range offering stupendous views of not only the Kangchendzonga range but also of the Everest. The trail passes through some of the strenuous passes before making crossing towards the the upper reaches of Rathong chu (Dzongri-Goecha la area).
It is a round trek via one of the most beuatiful passes in the world, Goecha la pass, 5000m, which offers you an extraordinary mountain views. In order to avoid back tracking the same route, we have designed this round trip which allows you to experience the unexplored trails of the Kanchendzonga Natonal Park. Apart from adventure, the trip will also give you an authentic touch of the Sikkimese hospitality as you will spend the last two nights during the trekking period with a local family at Labdang village & Tashiding monastery respectively.
Green lake trek falls under the Khangchendzonga Ntaional park of North Sikkim. The trek route is in a sensitive area, close to the Indian-Chinese border and the region is also newly opened up for the trekkers. The area of green lake is a true wilderness, passes through dense forest, alongside mountain rivers and glaciers to a high point of 4930m at Green Lake.