Goechala Trek

Goechala Trek

Goechala –  Trek, Trek Itinerary, Trek Price, Trek Distance, Height, Trek Distance, Lake, Trek  Route, How to Reach Goecha La.

Goechala Trek History:

Goechala located in Sikkim is the highest mountain pass which is about 16,000 ft high. Also one can enjoy the view of the mesmerizing Goecha La Lake also known as Samiti Lake. From here one can view Mount Kabru, Kabru South and North, Kabru Dome, Kabru Glaciers, Goecha La peak and the magnificent mount Kanchenjunga which is the world’s third largest peak. Toward the right side of the Kabru Snout near the Glacier path, one can spot mount Pandim, mount Siniolchu which is next towards the Pandim glaciers. Towards the right side of mount Siniolchu mount, Tenzing Khang is located. The spectacular view from this viewpoint is breathtaking.

Goechala Trek Itinerary:

Starting Point Yuksom
End Point Goecha La
Trek Duration & Distance Total 8 Days (2 Way)
Distance covered through Trekking 100 km
1st Day Yuksom (5600ft) to Tshokha (9700ft)
2nd Day Tshokha (9700ft) to Dzongri (12980ft)
Enjoy the View of the Beautiful River Flowing
3rd Day Dzongri(12980ft) to Thansing (12900 ft)
4th Day Thansing (12900ft) to Lamuney (13600ft)
5th Day Lamuney (13600ft) to Goecha La (16000ft)
Lamuney to Goecha La can be reached Via Samiti Lake (14100ft), then return back to Thansing
6th Day Thansing (12900ft) to Tshokha (9700ft)
7th Day Tshokha (9700ft) to Yuksom (5600ft)
8th Day End of the Trek

Goechala Trek Price:

(From Yuksom to Return to Yuksom )
Cost Rs 16,650/- per head (up to Date)
Note: Trek fee may change according to the season

Goechala Trek Route:

From To
Siliguri  (400 ft) Jorthang (1050 ft)
Jorthang (1050 ft) Yuksom (5600 ft)
Yuksom  (5600 ft) Tshokha  (9700 ft)
Tshokha(9700 ft) Dzongri (12980 ft)
Dzongri (12980 ft) Lamuney (13600 ft)
Lamuney (13600 ft) Goecha La (16000 ft)

Best Time to Trek:

Season one Summer
Period End of April to June End
Season Two Autumn
Period Mid September to October End

Things to Carry:

Documents to be carried:

☞ Note: Carry all the documents in PDf, filled in and signed in before submitting to the Trek Leader at the Base Camp.


  • 3 Passport Size Photos
  • Government Photo ID Cards (Both Originals & 3 Photocopies)
  • Medical Certificate (Both Original & 3 Photocopies)
  • Disclaimer Form (Both Original & 3 Photocopies)


  • Original and 4 copies of ILP
  • Original and 4 copies of passport
  • Original and 4 copies of visa
  • 4 passport size photos
  • Medical Certificate (Both Original & 4 Photocopies)
  • Disclaimer Form (Both Original & 4 Photocopies)

Note: There is no facility to get printouts & Photocopies at Yuksom. So carry all the documents prior to your trek

Other Things to Carry:

  • Medical Kit
  • Toiletries
  • Trekking Pole
  • Trekking Shoes
  • Thermals
  • Headlamp or LED Torch
  • Power bank
  • Cutlery
  • Water Bottles
  • Plastic Covers

How to Reach Goechala?

By Airport:

Bagdogra is the nearest airport which is 12 km west of Siliguri and 170 km to Yuksom

By Railway station:

New Jalpaiguri is the nearest railway station which is 150 km away from Yuksom

By Road:

No Buses available to Sikkim, One should hire Taxi, Jeep other private vehicles.

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