12 DAY/11 NIGHT

Danphebir La Trek

If there is a route in Sikkim really less traveled, that is Danphebir La. A signature itineraray of RockyFeet. It will take you through a walk along the India Nepal border crowned by white capped peaks including many major at distance far like Everest & Kanchendzonga.Danphe Bhir La , the Pass of the Pheasant, from here it is possible to see the whole of Sikkim with the view stretching out well into Tibet and Bhutan. Also one more hour of walk away you can reach the Kag Bhir La (the Pass of the Crow).There are 3 high altitude glacial lakes Lachmipokhari ,Mayurpokhari and Hanspokhari lake. The Camp site beside the lakes are a gem of this trail.

 

Base camp uttarey

Sikkim, India

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GRADE
Strenuous


Event Itinerary


Max Altitude:4550m

Day 1: Arrival Day

Arrive at Siliguri railway station or Bagdogra airport. Drive to Uttarey (8 hours).

Day 2: Trekking Day

Start trek at Uttarey(2000m) through forested trail. Reach Chewabhanjam camp site(3100m) at Indo-Nepal border near SSB camp. 5 hours walk.

Day 3: Trekking Day

Start early. Walk through the ridgeline to reach Dhur camp site(3800m). long day, 7-8 hours walk.


Day 4: Trekking Day

Continue through ridgeline to reach Pare Meghu/Meghuthang (3880m). 6-7 hours walk.

Day 5: Trekking Day

Day’s walk 4-5 hours. Meghu to campsite at the banks of Lampokhari lake (4300m).

Day 6: Trekking Day

A photographic day at lake side and Rest day too.


Day 7: Trekking Day

Start very early at 4 am , climb 2 km to Danphebir Pass(4530m). A further hour’s contouring and a small ascent reveals the Kag Bhir La (the Pass of the Crow) where we can a panorama of Himalayan peaks including Khangchendzonga.Then return and climb down to Yangshep camp site(3750m) via Gomathang.

Day 8: Trekking Day

Trek from Yangshep to Camp at Pangding (4275m). 5-6 hours hiking.

Day 9: Trekking Day

Long walk with ups and downs to reach Pangding to Dzongri(4030m). Here we connect the most popular trail of Goecha La pass. 6-7 hours walking.


Day 10: Trekking Day

Climb down to Bakhim (2850m) village. 6 hours down climb.

Day 11: Trekking Day

Continue descending till Yuksom(5580 ft) where the trek ends. 6 hours walk. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12: Departure Day

Start early morning from Yuksome towards your next destination.


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19 Oct – 30 Oct


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How To Reach

Flight

Bagdogra, which is about 10 kms(~6 miles) from Siliguri, is the nearest flying destination. Flights are available via Kolkata/Delhi/Mumbai.

Road

By road, one can reach Siliguri/ NJP/ Bagdogra from Kolkata. Roads are well connected but the condition may differ based on the season; majorly after the rainy season.NJP to Uttarey takes around 6hrs by car. Car cost involved 4500-5500 INR oneway. In case of shared public transport cabs are available to ply from NJP(opposite railhead and Siliguri Bus stop) to Jorthang and then Jorthang to Uttarey , 3hrs & 200 INR max each stop per head. Jorthang to Uttarey cab services are limited and last one leave by 2pm.In case you miss the last share jeep to Uttarey try to reach Dentam and avail another cab from there. While returning from Uttarey scenario remains same so don’t forget to pre-book your cab.

Train

NJP (New Jalpaiguri) is the nearest railhead from Sikkim. Trains are well connected via Kolkata – HWH (Howrah railway station) and New Delhi.

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Travel Fee

30,000 INR | 460USD

Uttarey to Yuksom

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Terms & Conditions

Fees Include:

  • Stay at Yuksom & Uttarey on 2-3 sharing basis in Eco-Guest House or Home stay.
  • Stay at campsite on 2-3 sharing basis in tent
  • Arrival day Snacks and Dinner To Departure day Breakfast.
  • At the campsite, breakfast and dinner and packed lunch during activities. Veg/Non-Veg as per preference.
  • Climbing and Forest Fees based on your Nationality.
  • Sleeping bag, mat, crampon, ice-axe, rope. All gears with pro quality standards.
  • Transportation – Pickup and drop on arrival and departure of Leh, trek start and end point by car.

Exclusions:

  • All your personal apparel and gear like shoe, down jacket, backpack etc.
  • Keeping in mind the altitude of trek, book an additional acclimatization day at Uttarey with the cost of 1200 INR, stay + breakfast+Dinner.
  • Offloading of backpack can be done at Additional Cost
  • Any charges for camera, if required.
  • Any insurance.
  • Anything is not mentioned into above inclusions.

Cancellation:

  • Cancellation prior to 30 days from the start of the event– full refund.
  • Cancellation between 30 days and 15 days to the start of the event– 50% refund.
  • Cancellation less than 15 days to the start of the event– No refund, but if you want to do the same or any other itinerary sometime later within a year, you can avail 50% of the cost paid as a discount on new Itinerary Fee.
  • There will be a deduction of 3.09% as bank processing charges on all refunds.
  • To cancel the registration, an email intimation needs to be sent to explore@rockyfeet.org/ explore@rockyfeet.com
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What to Pack

Sun Protection

Sunscreen SPF 20 above|Sunglasses( UV proof/ Polarizer) |Sun Hat Scarf |Balaclava /Face mask

Water Shell

Poncho | Water proof Upper & Lower | Waterproof Backpack Cover | Scarf Water useable shoes for rafting days

Winter Care

Cold Cream/ Moisturizer | Lip Balm | Thermal Inner Wears | Ear Cover | Sweater/Fleece jackets | Down Jackets | Hand Gloves | Woollen Socks | Face Masks/ Balaclava | Mufflers

General

T Shirts | Socks | Undergarments | Thin Nylon Ropes for multi-purpose use | Toilet Paper Roll | Towel | Soap Papers | Head lamp / Torch | Batteries & charger | Water Bottles | Light weight Pants | Personal Medical & First Aid Kit | Tickets & bookings | Photo Identity Card

Specialized Gear

Ruck Sack/ Day Pack | Sleeping Bag (Provided) | Trekking Shoes | Snow Gaiters | Trekking Stick/pole | Camera

Fitness


    • Better fitness and acclimatization can keep you ahead to enjoy the trek. Our exploration leader will guide you on acclimatization.
    • To get prepared, involve into brisk jogging, cycling, walking or any other sort of cardiac exercise routine at least 45 days prior to the event.
    • Enrolled participants need to submit a duly filled medical report of basic wellness authorized by certified physician.
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Safety & Medical

  • Acclimatization Guidance; mandatory medical health check-ups of all participants prior to activity start day.
  • Duly prepared First aid box including oxygen cylinder.
  • All major safety gears related each category of sports are mandatory to use.
  • Contingent to be accompanied by certified & capable trainers and guides
  • Availability of Doctor facilities by a registered medical practitioner.
  • Emergency evacuation services available (*at own cost)

Responsible Traveller


  • ‘Responsible Traveller & outdoor ethics’ – session for the participants on acclimatization day.
  • Bio & Non-Biodegradable waste segregation at Campsite.360 degree waste management at the event.
  • Cleaning & collection team at the end of the event, in case required for big team size.
  • Leave no trace, bring only memories.
Leave no Trace

Giving Back


  • As a part of ‘An Earth Day Resolution’ project, We will plant 2 trees for each traveler traveled with us.
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