Trek Highlights::

Tholung - Keshong Trek & Cultural Trek Itinerary :-

 

Day 1: Bagdogra Air Port, New Jalpiguri Rail Way Station,Bhadra Pur Air Port Nepal - Darjeeling (2 200 m) Along toy-train-track we drive by jeep from the flatlands through tea-gardens to the former hill-station Darjeeling. 

Day 2: Darjeeling – Gangtok(1500 m) To Sikkim, Payul Demazong‘, hidden land of spiritual treasures 

Day 3 : Gangtok (1800 m) Sightseeing in Sikkim’s capital Gangtok 

Day 4 : Gangtok – Lachen (2728 m) To the valley of Lachen in North sikkim. Nunnery and way of life of the Lachenpas.

Day 5 : Lachen – Tanggu (3920 m) – Lepcha Dorf Passing Dang (ca 1068 m) Entering the world of the Lepchas at Dzongu. Overnight in a modern Lepcha-house; simple accommodation. 

Day 6: Passing Dang (1068) – Beh Dzongu (1650) Trekking (4 hrs.) through himalayan landscapes and biodiverse jungles.

Day 7 : Beh Dzongu – Tholung (2550 m) Trekking (approx. 7 hrs.) through mystical mountain-forests, over streams and past waterfalls to the buddhist monastery of Tholung. Overnight in simple wooden house or in double tents.

Day 8 : Tholung. We hike to the spring of life. The spring-water that flows out from the middle of a mighty boulder is said to have properties for good health and long life. Overnight in simple wooden house or in double tents.

Day 9 : Tholung – Passing Dang (ca. 1068 m) Day-trekking (approx. 6 hrs) back to the road. By jeep to the village of Passing Dang. Overnight in a simple home.

Day 10 : Passing Dang – Lingtem (1268 m)We visit a typical Lepcha-bridge made entirely of bamboo as well as the village school and a traditional lepcha house (2 hrs. trekking). Overnight in simple wooden house or double tent.

Day 11 : Lingtem – Passing Dang (1068) – Phodong. We leave Dzongu and stop on the way back in Phodong where we stay overnight in a traditional Bhutia-house.

Day 12 : Phodong: We visit Phodong-monastery and take a walk (2 hrs.) to remote Bhutia-villages. Overnight as homestay in a Bhutia-house

Day 13 : Phodong – Gangtok. Transfer by jeep in 2.5 hrs via Gangtok.

Day 14 Gangtok Drive to –Bagdora Air Port, New Jalpiguri Railway station for onward journey with so sweet memories queens Himalayas.