Route from Hilley to Lachen/Lachung

#1 Dec 4th, 2012, 16:05
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  • shrid is offline
Can any one confirm the route mention in below link is mororable?
Please confirm also if jeeps are available for this route?

I have very limited time to cover the maximum. So I have planned as:

Day1: NJP/Siliguri to Okhrey via Jorethang.

Day2: Okhery to Hilley via Jeep and Hilley to Varsey by trek.

Day3: Trek back to Hilley and Hire a jeep to Lachen.

Day4: Visit to Gurudongmer Lake and Back to Lachung.

Day5: Visit to Yumthang, ZeroPoint and back to Gangtok.

Day6: Gangtok to NJP.

#2 Dec 11th, 2012, 14:26
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You can reach Barsey on the first day itself if you start a bit early from NJP.

We did the same trek last year.

NJP to Jorethang(will take around 3 hrs)

Jorethang to Sombaria(around 2 hrs).

Sombaria to Hilley(1.5 hrs).(You have to book a car from Sombaria to Hilley)

Hilley to Barsey is hardly 2 hrs trek.

But to reach Barsey in a single day to have to start early from NJP if you are opting to avail shared jeep service all the way.

Best of Luck
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#3 Jan 21st, 2013, 17:15
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It will be better to start your north sikkim journey from gangtok .Hilley to lachen may take 8 hrs & car can be booked from Jorthang.From gangtok to lachen will take atleast 6 hrs due to bad road condition.

Also for north sikkim you need to have the permit which can be obtained from gangtok after submitting 2 pass port size photograph & govt i/d prof .

Have you booked any accommodation at hilley ??
#4 Jan 23rd, 2013, 10:59
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Its memorable - Road to Lacheng

You wanted to know abt whether road to lachen is memorable... will more clearly explain
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#5 Jan 24th, 2013, 02:48
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nice set of pictures thanks for the sharing link

PS: but the there was no photo supporting the heading: road to Lachen...... ....... actually that starts from Chungthang where you ended the photo story........ .. . hope you update it soon

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