About the Trek
- Timvong Village
- Lake Kishongla
TREK ITINERARY & POLICIES
Gangtok - Dzongu
The route will be via Mangan and Sangkalang into Upper Dzongu, Village of Timvong. Late afternoon walks around the village.
Timvong - Tholung
Drive from Timvong Homestay to the village of ‘Bey’- the startpoint of the trek.
Approx. Travel Time: 1.5 hrs.
• Start Trek at Bey. First half trek of 2.5 – 3 Hrs till Lunch stop and break at ‘Tsanna’. • Post light Lunch, proceed for first night halt camp at 'Tholung’ located at 2600 mtrs. • Evening rest and freshen up for the next few days of walking.
Tholung - Temrong
Most of our days are started with a heavier meal and lunch stops will be mostly light packed items.
Walk of approx. 5 hrs and altitude climb to approx. 3100 mtrs.
Temrong - Tholepay
As seen the day before, today will also be a day of gaining altitude till our final overnight halt base at ‘Tholepey’ at 4100 mtrs.
For those who decide to continue treks further, ‘Tholepey’ is a good base camp.
Lake 'Kishongla' is considered extremely sacred to the ‘Lepcha’, the aborigines of Sikkim and there are many mystical stories that surround this region.
The area is surrounded by lakes and streams and is very picturesque and setting off after breakfast with a light packed lunch will be the best way to spend the day.
The local guide will explain many such stories and interpretations of the Land.
Tholepay - Tholung
The return journey should be fairly straightforward and arrive into camp by late lunch.
Spend the afternoon at the famous ‘Tholung Monastery’ where the most ancient and valuable relics of the great saint ‘Guru Padmasambhava’ or popularly known as ‘Guru Rimpoche’ are housed for safekeeping.
Tholung - Lower Dzongu
Arrive into the resort by late evening. Bonfire and drinks after a long day.
River Side Picnic
A good spread of food and some angling at the riverside is a great way to end off the trip. Return to the resort by evening.
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Meals as specified in the itineraries (Veg/Non Veg preferences to be specified while booking)
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