Varsey Trek Adventure Package
- Phur Cha Cho
Varsey Trek Adventure Package
A wonderful Himalayan trek adorned with riots of rhododendron, Varsey trek is an offbeat trekking destination of Sikkim. A no-sweat trek with moderate hikes invite trekkers who trek more to get closer to nature than feeling the thrill of adventure. The trek reaches up to a height of 3300 m and ideal for short to medium distance treks. The area is beautified by hanging mosses and a wonderful array of endemic species of flora and fauna. From March to April Rhododendron trees bloom with vibrant colours and the hills ablaze with different shades of red and yellow Rhododendron. After a visit to Gangtok, one of the most fascinating tourist spots of Sikkim and Pemayangtse Monastery, one can plan for a three days trek with night stay in camps to see those bewildering sights of Varsey. The trekking route would go as follows
Upon arrival at NJP railway station/ IXB airport meet and greet by our office executive and transfer to Gangtok in a comfortable vehicle. On reaching Gangtok check-in at the hotel and take your refreshment. You can spend rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Gangtok.
After breakfast go out for full day sightseeing at Gangtok. Your visit will include Rumtek Monastery, Research Institute of Tibetology, Tibetan Market etc. Overnight stay at Hotel.
After breakfast head get ready for a 5 hours drive to reach Pemayangtse (2985m). Tea/ coffee/ snacks en-route. Lunch at the tea estate. En-route visit the Swiss cheese factory. Overnight stay in Pemayangtse.
After breakfast, 17 km drive to Damthang and 12 km gradual moderate trek to Varsey. It is around 3060 m in elevation and located near Indo-Nepal border. The trek is dotted with blazing rhododendron and a sanctuary of high altitude birds. December to March is considered to be the prime time of seeing both in flying colours. Overnight stay in tented accommodation.
Enjoy the sunrise from one of the high altitude peaks, go for birding, and in the mean time have a glimpse of rhododendron sanctuary. Overnight stay in tents.
After breakfast trek to Helly. This 4 km trek will take around 1 hour to cover and then a 68 km drive will take you to Phur Cha Cho (Sulphur water spring) on the bank of river Rangreet. On the afternoon, visit the ancient and holy caves at Khandu - Samphu. Overnight stay in tented accommodation.
The main attraction of Mirik is its picturesque lake and boating is the soul of Mirik. You will get enough time to enjoy horse riding. Roam across the tea gardens, and savour the fresh tea collected from local tea gardens. Buddhist monastery established by BOKAR RIMPOCHE is a must see sight. Overnight stay in Mirik.
After breakfast get ready to reach Bagdogra Airport at a distance of 52 km from Mirik and from here catch a flight for onward destination.
- All meals during the trek
- Tented Accommodations during the trek
- English speaking guides
- Cook, kitchen assistant, porter, yak and horses to carry baggage
- Dining tent, sleeping bag, kitchen tent, toilet tent
- All trekking permits and park entrance fees
- Commodities like hot bag, gas lamps, utensils, chair-table and mattress
- Sleeping Bag
MaaShree Travel will provide one,but for hygiene proposes if u have one you can bring along after consultation.
- Sleeping Mattress
Super travel will provide.
- Trekking Shoe
Carry high end trekking shoes is must.Trekking shoes with complete ankle support is advisible.
- Rucksack/Back Pack
Must, Between 35 to 50 Litre
- Rucksack cover (Waterproof)
Good to have for protection from rain/dust/stain etc.
- Daypack/Knap sack
Optional ( Can carry along with you with water bottle, food, camera and wind/water proof etc) if you want to offload your Rucksack in permitable routes.
- Trail Runners / Boots
- Waterproof pants
- Do not consume alcohol or any other intoxicants during the tour.
- Avoid roaming during the nights.
- The tour takes place through eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites.
- Carry basic medications and a first-aid kit during the tour.
- Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
- Pay heed to the tour leaders or instructors in order to enjoy a safe and sound experience.
- Follow instructions given by Trek Leader for safe and pleasant trekking experience.
- Avoid splitting from group as it can be problematic.
You can confirm your booking in our tour by paying a deposit of Rs 10,000/- Per Person.The balance payment shall be paid 15 days prior to the departure of the tour.Balance payment by Cheque will be excepted 15 days prior to the departure of the tour.If any body fails to the balance amount before 15 days, he shall be deemed as cancelled, and the deposit shall not be refunded.If we cancel the tour from the our part, due to insufficient number of passenger or any other reason then we shall refund the full amount of the tour, hence we will not be responsible for the cancellation charges applicable for train/air tickets.But if we are forced to cancel the tour due to the natural calamities like flood, riots, bandhs, strikes etc.then we shall refund the tour cost after deducting 10% as our service charge for making the necessary arrangements for your tour. Rules and Regulations are different for Special Group/Group Bookings. If the passenger wants to cancel the tour he shall have to make a written application to our office, and we shall refund the tour cost after deducating Cancellation charges as under :