Day 1: Arrive Bagdogra, transfer to Gangtok (125 kms, 5hrs drive).
Day 2: Visit Rumtek Monastery, Institute of Tibetology, Handicraft, Do-Drul Chorten and Enchey Monastery.
Day 3: Gangtok - Tsomgo lake.
Day 4: Gangtok - Lachen 123kms, 6hrs drive by jeep passing through Tashi View Point, Kavi Lungtsok, Phodong Monastery, Mangan & Chungthang. Overnight at Gurudongmar lodge at Lachen.
Day 5: Your trek starts early morning to Tallem (3468m) approx 13 kms. Lunch at Tallem and free for sightseeing where the Lhonak Chu from the north meets Zemu Chu.
Day 6: Trek from Tallem to Jakthang (3176m) 4-5hrs walk. This route is a walk in the paradise passing through atleast twenty different kinds of Rhododendron varying in colours from white to the deepest red and in height from trees of 6m to scrubs of not more than a foot.
Day 7: The walk from Jakthang to Yabuk (3978m) takes about 4hrs, you have to literally wade through bushes at many places and a small bridge over Thomphyak Chu.
Day 8: Trek from Yabuk to Rest Camp (4570m) is about 5hrs walk passing through long Moraine fields, looking like deserts.
Day 9: Marcopolo Camp Halt. One day halt for acclimatisation.
Day 10: The walk from Rest Camp to Green Lake (4935m) is about 6hrs. If the weather is clear you will be seeing Mt. Siniolchu (6887m) tilting against the sky lifting its silver spar. The most beautiful peak in the world.
Day 11: From Green Lake 4 hrs trek above 600 m. Where you will be rewarded with a grand panorama of Mt. Khangchendzonga divide and distant Chomolhori in Bhutan.
Day 12: The back journey begins to rest camp.
Day 13: Rest Camp - Yabuk.
Day 14: Yabuk - Jakthang.
Day 15: Jakthang - Lachen where your trek ends. Night halt at Gurudongmar Lodge.
Day 16: Lachen to Gangtok drive by jeep. End of the services.
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