Yak and Yeti announces Dzongri Trek (12 Days 11 Nights). Book this trek on
or before 31st December and enjor 2 Days 1 Night
stay at Hotel Superview Himachuli. Offer valid till 31st December 2010.
Pick up from
NJP Railway Stn./Bagdogra airport. Meeting/
Assistance and drive to Gangtok. (4 hrs.) Arrive
Gangtok./Check in hotel. Evening free/ Take a
walk at the Mall. Stay O/N.
A leisure day
in Gangtok visiting places of tourist interest
including famous Enchey Monastery, Tibetology,
Institute of Cottage Industry, Dro-Drul Chorten,
Rope way and world famous Rumtek Monastery.
Return Back to Gangtok. Evening walk at the Mall
or shopping/leisure. Stay O/N. (half day)
excursion to Tsomgo Lake situated at the
Indo-Tibet border at an altitude of 11,400ft.
(option to have an experience of Yak ride here).
Enjoy the serene beauty of the lake and return
back to Gangtok. Stay O/N. (half to full day)
Gangtok to Pelling in West Sikkim. Arrive
Pelling. Check in hotel. Evening take a pleasant
walk enjoying the sun set over Mt.
Khangchendzonga . Stay O/N. (5 hrs. drive)
enjoy the sun rise over mountain ranges/after
breakfast visit Pemayangtse monastery and enjoy
the views of the hills of West Sikkim and the
mountain ranges in the background, Visit
Rabdentse Palace Ruins- the second capital of
Sikkim , option to take a walk up to
Sangacholing monastery. Evening at leisure. Stay
O/N. (half to full day)
Pelling to Yuksam- the first capital of Sikkim
in 1941 A.D, on the way visit Khanchendzonga
falls and Khecopalri Lake- a lake sacred to the
Sikkimese people and also popularly called as
“Wishing Lake”. Drive further to Yuksam. Arrive
Yuksam .Check in hotel. Afternoon take a walk to
Norbugang Chorten and Coronation throne of 1st
King of Sikkim. Stay O/N.
Hiking day to
Dubdi monastery- the oldest monastery in Sikkim
through the forest trail. On return visit
Kyongtey village and see village life and
interact with the local people. If desired , we
can keep a cultural meet with the locals here
where Children can learn about village life and
trekking routes in Kanchendzonga National Park
about Yuksam. Pl. Note: We have Youth adventure
Exchange Camp,, so under this we can have some
kind of cultural exchange programme or light-
rock climbing program.
Pemayangtse to Kalimpong. Arrive hotel. Check
in. Evening free. Walk at the town. Stay O/N.
sight seeing of Kalimpong and drive to
Darjeeling . Arrive Darjeeing. Check in hotel.
visit Tiger Hill. Return back to Hotel for
breakfast. Visit Tibetan Self help Centre,
Himalayan Zoological Park , Himalayan
Mountaineering Institute, Happy Valley Tea
Estate etc. Stay O/N.
breakfast drive to NJP Rly. Stn or Bagdogra
airport. Drop at airport or railway station. (5
hrs). (Tour ends).
10 to 15 Persons
16 to 20 Persons
Up to 30 Persons
With bed and breakfast
Rs. 15,434 per head
Rs. 15,219 per head
Rs. 15,004 per head
With breakfast and dinner
Rs. 15,649 per head
Rs. 15,488 Per head
Rs. 15,541 per head
With breakfast, lunch and dinner
Rs. 15,864 per head
Rs.15,756 Per head
Rs. 15,703 per head
An adventure educational program for youth
Adventure: Humans are
born with dreams. To challenge life and reaching out to
new discovery takes them to new dreams. The adventure
does not only remain confined with mountaineering and
rock climbing but it goes back to the history when
Wright brothers challenged to fly or scientist dreamed
to reach out for the planet unknown.
The desire to reach unreachable continues as long as
humans inhabit the earth.
In context of Mountaineering and rock climbing, there
were numerable expeditions before Sir. Edmund Hillary
and Tenzing Norgey challenged the highest mountain on
Earth with out oxygen.
This sense of adventure lives on as long as we have
dreams to go for it, see it, feel it, enjoy it and
challenge it. But all with right skill, with right
attitude and with right companions and with right
Come on! You can create a history if you have desire and
dream to challenge it.
If there is no challenge there is no life and if there
is no adventure you are missing something out of life!
Potential of Rock Climbing and mountaineering in Sikkim Sikkim’s best tourism potential is its rich natural
recourses. Sikkim has attracted many adventurer and
botanist like Sir. Joseph Hooker and climber like
Tenzing Norgay and Doug Scott who climbed Mt.
Khanchendzonga. There are many such adventurer who have
been attracted by Sikkim’s alluring natural beauty and
its fascinating breath taking mountains and rock cliffs.
These mountains and its base offers various opportunity
for adventure activity, be it mountaineering, rock
climbing, skiing, para gliding, trekking, caving etc.
Sikkim is also one of the most bio- diverse area in the
world and a hot spot of eco tourism. If our natural
resources is properly and sensibly utilized it can go a
long way in promoting adventure activities/holidays in
Sikkim resulting generation of employment to many and
projecting Sikkim in World’s adventure map.
Rock Climbing as an Adventure Activity Rock climbing is the premier step of mountaineering.
Rock climbing itself is an most sought after adventure
activity in the world. It is one if the adventure
activity which a travelers peruses during his/her
holiday. Rock climbing is one of the major attractions
for an adventure holiday which helps boost the local
economy through its professional practice. There are
major National and International Rock climbing
competition around the world and it is going to be
included in the forth coming Olympic games. Nakhul Giri
(Sikkim Mountaineering Association) and Satish Bardewa
(TAAS) welcomes you all to the of rock climbing and an
Basis of Rock Climbing
Planning the route and equipment
Three point contact
Keep the body away from the rock
Confidence and concentration
Never distract the climber
Proper coordination between the climber and
Figure of Eight
Sheet band (single /double)
Fisher man knot
Guide man knot
End man Knot
Bowline on the bite
Two loop artificial anchor
Three loop artificial anchor
Butter fly knot
Types of holds
Friction hold (both by hands and foot)
Names of Equipment used
Carabiner (screw & plain)
Pitton (vertical and horizontal)
Figure of Eight
person who does the lead climbing on a
particular rock face/route.
person who provides mental and physical safety
to the climber.
The active rope which a climber uses during the
point which is firmly secured by the base of the
safety belt to secure a climber to the rope with
the help of carabiner.
safety pin which joins various devices such as
safety belt and running rope or rope to the
metal pin meant to drive into rock cracks or
face to make a anchor base.
natural point which is firmly secured by the
base of the active rope.
secured point made by the climber with the use
form of communication to alert the Belay man to
loosen the belay rope.
form of communication to alert the Belay man to
tighten the belay rope.
sudden high pitch alert given by the climber to
the belay man.
form of caution given by the climber to the
The fastest form of descending a rock face by
using a rappelling rope and a carabiner or
figure of eight.
Dos and Don’ts
Never distract the climber by noise or any
Never stand on rock cliff without safety.
Never step or sit on equipment.
Check the condition of the equipments before a
Never use any uncertified/untested equipments.
Carry a thorough check up of your personal
equipment before a climb.
Always follow the climbing guidelines.
Do not litter the climbing area or deface any
Do not pluck or trample on vegetation around the
Bring any garbage back form the climbing area.
Never encourage a person to climb rock without
skilled support and know how.
Equipment care and handling Equipment is the life line of a climber. Proper
handling and care of the equipments should be the top
most priority. A through check up of every climbing
equipment should be the exercise before every climb.
Equal importance should be given on its storage and
maintenance. Never use any equipment that is not
certified or tested.
Some of the Major peaks of Sikkim.
Mt. Kabru Dome
Mt. Kabru South
Mt. Kabru Forked
Mt. Lamo Andgen
Major mountain ranges in Sikkim
Major mountain ranges in Sikkim
How to organize and conduct
To perform a rock climbing activity, a
through training and skill is necessary. This can be
achieved with thorough interest and with ones
inclination to rock climbing or mountaineering. Basic of
rock climbing can be learned through a qualified
climbing instructor, this skill can be further sharpened
with regular practice and attending training courses at
Rock Climbing course in Sikkim or outside A basic course in rock climbing in
Sikkim can be done through Sikkim Mountaineering
Association for a given period of time. A prior
intimation is required to organize such a course and is
imparted to a certain group size. Similarly, Yak and
Yeti Travels can be requested to organize training camps
on tourism where Rock climbing will be included.
For those, who are serious to make rock climbing and
mountaineering as a career they can seek training in
Mountaineering Institutes located in the Country.
ones are as below:
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Darjeeling).
Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (Uttar Kashi)
Western Himalayan Mountaineering Institute,
Sonam Gyatso Mountaineering Institute, Gangtok
(on special approval only).
What adventure activity helps? How can you benefit from
Sikkim’s rich natural resources and help promote
sustainable tourism along with employment generation?
Any form of adventure activity
enhances mental and physical fitness to ones life.
It also helps build quality like leadership, endurance,
confidence, and offers a sense of team work and
It also offers fame if taken seriously as a career,
opportunities of traveling and discovery of oneself.
Over all adventure activity helps us to understand our
approach and balance with nature and importance of the
nature in our lives.
Adventure and conservation Our rich natural resources are the potential for
adventure activities. For many travelers, adventure
forms a vital part of their holiday. Our inclination
towards adventure helps us to understand our nature and
its importance in our lives. Sikkim has potential for
sustainable tourism and generation of local economy
through adventure activities.
Hence, conserving our rich resources will help our rich
bio- diversity grow and it will be an added advantage to
promote tourism and support our forthcoming generation
Sikkim’s position and promotion of adventure tourism and
No doubt, Sikkim has a great potential for adventure
tourism. As a destination Sikkim can compete with any
other destination which earns revenue and foreign
exchange through adventure activities. The scope of
tourism growth in Sikkim is very welcoming. This all
depends on us to pursue our career in tourism by
understanding tourism in the right sense of the term.
Our attitude, our skill, our knowledge and our natural
and cultural richness is the right foundation of our
growth and our economy through tourism.
Sadly, we lack in understanding of what we have and what
we can project to the International market as “Sikkim as
a tourist destination.”
More knowledge, skill, initiative and “positive
promotion” is the need of the hour which we all can
pursue and make “Sikkim- the Last Great Adventure!”
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