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Expedition
 

PEAKS OPEN FOR CLIMBING IN SIKKIM

Peaks in West Sikkim

Name of Peak

Location

Grade

Frey Peak 
5830 mtrs

Chauringang

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Mt. Tenchenkhang 
5603 mtrs

West Sikkim

D

Mt. Joponu 
6010 mtrs

West Sikkim

D+

Peaks in North Sikkim

Name of Peaks

Location

Grade

Lama Wangden
5868 mtrs.

Lachen

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Brumkhangtse
5635 mtrs.

Yumthang

D

 

Permits : The permits for the above mentioned peaks will be processed by us through the Sikkim Tourism and Home Department.

 

Expedition Royalties : The following royalties are levied for the Expeditions. 
For foreign expedition teams : US $ 350 per team of upto four members, US $ 500 per team of upto eight members and US $ 75 for every additional members. For domestic expedition team Rs. 15,000/- per team of up to eight members and Rs. 1,500/- for every additional members.
For local expedition team Rs. 3000/- per team of up to eight members and Rs 300 for every additional member.

 

Royalty for climbing of peaks in Sikkim :

(a) Peak above 8000 mtrs., US Dollars 8000

(b) Peak between 7501-8000 mtrs. US Dollars 7000
(c) Peak between 7001-7500 mtrs. US Dollars 6000
(d) Peak between 6501-7000 mtrs. US Dollars 5500
(e) Peak below 6500 mtrs. US Dollars 5000

 

Insurance : Insurance is must for all the climbers booking peaks through us : Mountain tours and treks will arrange to cover the insurance as below : (1) Expedition Guides / Sherpas : Rs. 3 Lakhs per member. (2) Camp Crew : Rs. 1 Lakh per person. (3) Porters : Rs. 50,000/- per person. (4) Yak / Dzo / Horses : Rs. 20,000/- per animals.

 

Essentials : The best season to climb in Sikkim is from April to December. Foreign expeditions team visiting Sikkim will have to book the peak with a peak royalty. It is mandatory for expeditions in Sikkim to take a liaison officer from the Sikkim Mountaineering Association of which we are a member. It is advisable to book the peaks well in advance with us in order to complete all the official formalities. Generally we obtain the permits in a period of one week. Rescue operation during emergencies and accidents are looked after by the liaison officer who will coordinate with us and government machinery. You can also enquire about exotic Kanchanjunga trek, Goechala trek, Dzongri trek, Green Lake trek, Singalila Yambung trek, Kasturi trek that we regularly organize.

Come to the world of adventure and excitement. If you have the Zeal and hunger to climb we have the expertise and world class equipments.

 

Altitude Sickness

Many people who trek in the Himalayas experience the effect of altitude especially above 3000 m. The problems arise from the inability of the body to cope and deal with a rapid gain in altitude. Therefore, it is important to follow the recommended guideline in terms of meters of ascent per day and to allow adequate time for acclimatization

 

Clothings and Equipments - Basic List

No one can predict exact weather conditions in the Himalayas. So it is highly recommended to prepare yourself for a wide range of temperatures and conditions.

# Rucksack: You need one duffle bag and daypack bag
# Footwear: lightweight trekking boot and climbing boot (co-flax) 
# Sleeping Bag: ‘A’ grade sleeping bag - one that is rated below -150 to 200 C.
# Clothing: a pair of very warm thermal wears, fleece trousers and fleece jackets, lightweight trousers, a pair of warm feather jackets, warm socks, warm gloves, warm hat, waterproof jackets and trousers, rain coat and gaiters.
# Other Essentials: good sunglasses, karrimat, water bottles, head lights with enough batteries, sunscreen, lips guard, washing kits, first aid kits, towels, toilet paper, energy bars, walking sticks and snickers.
# Climbing Gears: ropes, ice axe, crampons, carrabener, figure of eight, chest harness, sheet harness, zummar, ice piton, ascender, descender, dead man.

 

Mount Lamo Angdeng Expedition
Lachen (North Sikkim) 
Duration- 14 Days 13 Nights
Mt.Brung Khangtse Expedition
Yumthang (North Sikkim) 
Duration - 12 Days  11 Night
   

Frey Peak Expedition
Chaurigang (West Sikkim)
Duration - 13 Days 12 Night.

Mount Thingchinkhang of Sikkim
Ladakh Himalayas
Duration - 18 Days 17 Nights
   
   

State Tourism Award 2014

State Tourism Award 2014

Dear Zigmee Thanks for a fabulous time in North Sikkim, highlight of the trip were staying with Chopal and sonam lachenpa in lachen and the journey to Gurudargma (well worth the many hours in the jeep and the cold air). It wasn't hard to imagine just being over the border in

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