Goecha La Trek

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Goecha La Trek

Goecha La Trek

Goecha La arguably offers the best trek in India, if you wish to be up-close and personal with some of the most majestic Himalayan peaks ( its also one of the most gruelling, and lasts for 10 days. 

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Standing at 15100 feet above sea level, this high mountain pass features the tear-shaped Goecha Lake, and rewards the most ardent trekkers with views of not just Kanchenjunga - the third highest peak in the world - but also 14 other big summits. The trek begins in the historical town of Yuksom , which once served as the capital of Sikkim, and is now a place to immerse yourself in the rich traditions and cultural offerings of the state. The trail takes you through lush oak plantations, dense rhododendron forests that are a riot of red in spring and up and down mountains and meadows rife with flowers post the rains. Although trekkers are not allowed to climb the actual Goecha La Pass, View Point 1 and Dzongri offer spectacular views, specially during Sunrise and Sunset. 

Ideal For :

Experienced Trekkers

Grade :

Difficult 

Trekking Distance :

Approximately 60 km

Duration :

12 days, including travel to and from the base camp of Yuksom from Bagdogra .

How to Reach :

Goecha La is approximately 100 km from Bagdogra. 

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