Goecha La Trek

I am Planning for the Goecha La trek in May-2016, Dates are flexible but should be after 20 May.

I am starting from Mumbai, but partner can be from any where and we will meet in new Jalpaiguri one if the gateway to sikkim.

I have completed all my deep research and found that this trek can be done without any Organised trekking agency, and I always love this , because you will always enjoy when you have no restriction.

I love Thrill, adventure and want to live every bit of nature.

Plan : New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Yuksom: 150 KMs by road. : Meet at NJP railway station at 8 AM and start the journey to Yuksom by sharing cab . Max Cost: 150 Per head.

Reach Yuksom by 1 P.M : contact local Porters for Yaks and Utensils and other important itineraries.
Stay in Yuksom .

Trek Start :

Day 1: Yuksom to Bakhim (14 KM) : Moderate Trekking max 5 Hours. : To get Acclimatize with High Altitude , we will stay in Bakhim.

Day 2 : Bakhim to Tshoka (2 Km) : Tough Trekking Max 4 – 6 Hours : Stay here that day to feel the nature and to relax our body.

Day 3 : Tshoka to Dzongri (8 Km) : Moderate to tough Trekking Max 6-7 hours: stay here to enjoy the sun rise on Day 4 .

Day 4 : Dzongri to Thangsing (8 Km) : Tough Trekking Max 5-6 Hours

Day 5 : Thansing to Lamuney (8Km) : Easy Trek , max 5 -6 Hours . here we will enjoy the beauty of Samiti lake.

Day 6 : Lamuney to Goecha La ( 5000M Alt) ; Tough trek , Max 10 hours : Heavy wind and our destination. Finally we are in goecha. tent to be set in Kokchurong.

Day 7 : Kokchurong to Tahoma Max 6 Hours

Day 8 : Tahoma to Yuksom Max 6 hours : Stay in Yuksom or will leave to

Day 9 : Reserve day : options : Gurudongmar lake, Hot springs of north Sikkim or Gangtok visit.

Day 10 ; Reach to New Jalpaiguri : then To destination.

Day 11 : For Mumbai : come with me . 😛 . NJP to calcutta , Calcutta to Mumbai.

Day 12 : Mumbai .



13 replies
  1. Hi Ashish,

    I am seeking a trekking partner too. I found your itinerary very suitable, except that I can do it only after 5th June. Since you have mentioned your trip dates to be flexible, let me know if it suits you.



    • Hi Sarit,

      Yes my dates are flexible. are you alone or do you have your friends to company you ?

      I am ok after 5th June as well, I just need a trekking partners 🙂

    • Guys can you make it august end or September ? Cause even i want to join.

  2. Hi,

    I am traveling alone. Also in search of a trekking partner. Please continue your search for more people if you like.

    From my front, its a done deal. Lets keep in touch, and plan accordingly. You can add me on facebook. Easier to chat.

  3. Hi Ashish,

    I read your and Sarit’s conversation. I am also interested in the said trek, but i am free from 20th May to 29th May. Please advise.

    • Are you free this September? Cause I will be goin there

    • Dheeraj dates are OK for me, but it would be good if we have June also in mind . Please let me know if you have any doubts.

  4. Hey brother I wana join you for this trek, I am from kolkata and I am quite familiar to Sikkim been there to many times. If you want me to join you text me.

    • Hey yes , you are most welcome 🙂 … I will also go via Kolkata only

  5. Even m goin dere cn I join?

  6. I am planning to go there this September but if you guys join me I will change the dates.

  7. yes any one can join. we just need to decide on dates now.

  8. Dan let’s start making plans. 😀