Yambong Singalila Trek – 15 Days

The Yambong Singalila range is one of the rare spots on earth where the view embraces five summits rising above 7000 meters, amongst them Mt Everest, Mt Makalu and Mt Lhotse of Nepal and Mt Khangchendzonga and Mt Siniolchu in Sikkim. Trek leads through narrow paths adjacent to Indo-Nepal border, sometime at the edge of the jungle, sometimes through rhododendron forests. The visit to some alpine lakes will give a blend touch of both nature and culture which make the journey a rare venture.

Yambong Singalila is the main mountain that connects the Sikkim Himalayan Range to Darjeeling Hills and Nepal and eventually separate them. Yambong Singalila Range is one of the many ranges to provide shelter to many endangered animals. It officially falls under Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve and shares a very close boundary with Khangchendzonga National Park at Gomathang.

Some of the animals which roam freely in this range are Red Panda, Himalayan Tahr, Blue Sheep, Himalayan Black Bear, and birds like Satyr Tragopan, Himalayan Monal and Blood Pheasant.

Yambong is also a place where fusion of culture is distinctly visible This valley almost has everything which a tourist can dream of as a land of fairs and festivals, snow clad mountains, holy lakes and peaks, holy caves, pilgrim spot, living local culture, pleasant valley of flora and fauna etc.

Yambong trek routes mostly originate from Nambu at 1800 meters, but however the trek can also be started from Yuksom and end it at Nambu.

Season: March to May and September to November
Duration: 15 Days and 14 Nights
Grade : Moderate
Highest Point: Yuksm and Nambu

Trip Details

What is Included:

• Service of English speaking guides, arrival and departure transfer, vehicles, full tour services.

• All prevailing taxes like luxury taxes and boarding taxes and meals in all hotels.

• Road taxes, toll taxes, driver’s allowances, parking etc.

• Boarding and meals with breakfast, lunch and dinners at luxury hotels while during the tour. While during trek boarding and meals in camps and mountain lodges. All the meals include breakfast lunch and dinner.

What is not included:

• Any items of personal nature like walking sticks, clothings, sleeping bags, prescribed medicines, alcoholic drinks, phone calls, laundry, additional meals, passport and visas, flight and airport charges, excess baggage, insurances, vaccinations, inner line permits or special permits.

Duration: 15 Days 14 Nights

Day 01: Trek from Yuksom to Tshoka (3035 meters)
Day 02: Trek from Tshoka to D-Zongri (4030 meters)
Day 03: Halt for acclimatization at D-Zongri.
Day 04: Trek from D-Zongri to Thangsing (3930 meters)
Day 05: Trek from Thangsing Lamuni (4200metres )
Day 06: Trek from Lamuni to Geochala (4940metres) and back to Thangsing (3930 meters)
Day 07: Trek from Thangsing to D-Zongri (4030 meters)
Day 08: Trek from D-Zongri to Pangding (4210 meters)
Day 09: Trek from Pangding toYangsap
Day 10: Trek from Yangsap to Lampokhari
Day 11: Trek from Lampokhari to Upper Yambong (3735 meters)
Day 12: Trek from Upper Yambong to Naya Patal (3000 meters)
Day 13: Trek from Naya Patal to Chaure
Day 14: Trek from Chaure to Rimbi
Day 15: Trek from Rimbi to Nambu (1600 meters)

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