This is a high
altitude strenuous trekking region which will take you above 4,954
m. Trekking days varies from 8 days to 12 days and regarded as
The time for
acquiring Trekking Permit requires more than clear 90 days from
Sikkim Govt. as well as Ministry of Home Affairs and Defence at
Delhi and Gangtok after submission at Gangtok Office of your Signed
application form along with p.p. size photo, bio-data, undertaking,
Xerox copy of passport, Indian visa, Sikkim Inner line Permit
through your Tour Operator.
This trekking route is designed to take you through ZEMU glacier
till the Base Camp of many Highest Mountain Peaks of the region ;
GREEN LAKE from Lachenpa Village. One has to trek around 4-5 hrs. a
day, the altitude varing from Lachen- 2,726 m. to Green Lake- 4,954
m. making overnight stay at Jakthang-3,429 m, Yabuk- 3,978 m,
RestCamp-4,570 m passing through amidst Rhododendron forest and
flocks of Blue sheep, high altitude birds, Red Panda and many
others.Return trek is through the same route.
This trek from Lachen
to Green Lake at the base of Mt.
Khangchendzonga in Zemu glacier in
North Sikkim, is excellent for the close - up views of the Mt.
Siniolchu, and Mt. Simvo . The
views of the mountain peaks of the Northern ranges of
Khangchendzonga from Green Lake the last point if the excellent and