Sikkim- Goecha La Trekking cum Training Expedition: 2024
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BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE
PROGRAM: Youth Hostels Association of
India, Tamil Nadu State Branch is happy to announce second time the famous
trekking program named National Trekking cum Training Expedition: Sikkim- -
Goecha La Trek: 2023. One of the very famous treks is called the Dzongri – Goechala
Trek which starts from Yuksum (1780 Mtrs the first Capital of Sikkim) and
reaches to the final point as Goechala (4491 Mtrs).
1: Arrival at Yuksom Base Camp, Sikkim and Reporting
2: Yuksom (5,700 feet) to Sachen (7,200 feet) Trek of around 4 to
4.5 hours trek
3: Sachen (7,200 feet) to Tshoka (9, 650 feet) Trek of around 3.5
to 4 hours
4: Tshoka (9,650 feet) to Dzongri via Phedang (12,050 feet) Trek of
around 5 to 6 Hours
5: Dzongri (12980ft ) to Dzongri Top (13681 ft)
6: Dzongri (12980 ft) to Thansing (12894 ft ) via Kochchurang
(12096 ft). Trek of around 5 to 6 hours
7: Thansing (12894 ft) to Goechala (16,000 ft) and back to
Thangshing Trek of around 12 to 14 hours
8: Thangshing to Tshoka via Phedang trek Trek of around 6 to 7
9: Tshoka to Yuksom via Bhakim and Sachen : Trek of around 6 hours
10: Check out from Yuksom – Sikkim
CAN PARTICIPATE? For Indian Nationals only: Any YHAI
member aged 18 years to 60 years strictly.
WITH HEART PROBLEMS, HIGH PRESSURE, MIGRANNE, ASTHMA OR ANY MEDICAL PROBLEM ARE
NOT ADVISED/ ALLOWED TO UNDERTAKE THIS TREK*****
need to bring at the time of reporting:
Voter ID/ Passport/ Driving License as your ID Proof. The ID Proof/Medical
Certificate must be shared to YHAI before 7 days of the program starting date.
. 3 passport size photographs
Medically Fit Certificate from a Medical Practitioner to undertake the trek.
INCLUSIONS: All meals
(food), Tent, High altitude Guide, Trekking permit, Kanchanzonga National Park
Things not included in fees:
•Transportation pick up and drop
•Alchohol (strictly prohibitted), Soft Drinks, beverages etc.
•Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, Laundry etc.
•Any meals/ services not mentioned above.
•Off loading (personal bags) if not able to carry pay extra per bag 10kg per day rs 500/- directly to the porter.
TO REACH THE BASE CAMP:
who wish to reach Yuksom by flight, Bagdogra Airport located 160 kms from this
town is the closest airport. This airport receives flights from various major
destinations across the India. On getting down at this airport one can easily
hire a cab or take a taxi till Yuksom.
you are keen in taking the roads, then you can reach Yuksom within 5 hours from
Geyzing (44.9 km) taking a private or shared jeep. One can also take a bus to
reach this point. The roads to Yuksom are poorly lit, so taking a morning bus
from the railway station or airport is advisable in comparison to a night
journey by a bus.
who wish to experience a journey by train, must know that New Jalpaiguri
Railway Station is the sole option available. Travelling by train is a lot
reasonable alternative to reach Yuksom. This railhead connects major states of
the country. From this station one can hire a private vehicle or a taxi to
NAME OF THE PROGRAM COORDINATOR /
FD:Shri Raja/ Shri Raja
CONTACT NUMBER:9842710236/ 9150568717 EMAIL ADDRESS:email@example.com REPORTING PLACE:Yuksom,
Sikkim COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS:Youth
Hostels Association of India, Tamil Nadu State Branch, 2-D Viswas Flats,
Pillaiyar Koil Street, Nesapakkam, West KK Nagar Chennai 600078
Reporting Date :
Seats left :
Reporting Point : Nam-Gyal-Ling Home Stay, C/O Sonam Yongda Bhutia, Near Panchayat Ghar, Yuksom, West Sikkim
& WATER SUPPLIES: Simple vegetarian and nutritious food will be served. Local
food will be provided on higher camps.
PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG:
Things First: Basic gear for trekking, refillable water bottles,
sunglasses, trekking pole, a rain- covered rucksack, torch and spare batteries.
strictly prohibited in the area so don’t bring the same.
Documents: Govt. ID Card (original, and three photocopies), three passport
size photos, Inner Line Permit (ILP) for foreigners, medical certificate.
carry: Anti fungal cream, tampons for women, pouches to dispose off
non biodegradable waste.
7. Miscellaneous: Personal
First aid kit, prescribed medicines(if any), dry fruits, energy bars,
chocolates, and snacks to munch on.
SAFETY & SECURITY: While every care
has been taken to ensure safety, the Youth Hostels Association of India cannot
be held responsible for any theft, accident, illness and other such unforeseen
CANCELLATION RULES: CANCELLATION RULES:
1. In case any participant is unable to join this trek and willing to cancel, you will get a refund of 50% of your fees amount provided that your cancellation request must received to us at least 15 days in advance from the programme reporting date.
2. No refund will be applicable if the cancellation request will receive less than 15 days in advance from the programme reporting date.
3. No credit shell will be provided in this program and no transfer request to any other program is permissible from this program.
4. No medical issues, natural calamity or any sort of personal reasons will be considered as cancellation reason and will be considered for refund.
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