Uttaray Round Trek

Sikkim Singalila Uttaray Round Trek the opportunity of viewing Mount Everest – Kanchenjunga and many more.

The Uttarey Singalila trek in Sikkim is said to cover the political boundary between Nepal and Sikkim.This trek has a barren landscape, which is devoid of many trees and boasts of steep and rocky hills. The grassy meadow of Singalila adds delight to trekking at Singalila. It offers the majestic view of the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas including a king of mountains Kanchenjunga. The trek offers the various mountain peaks, lush green valleys, fast flowing rivers, beautiful monasteries and terraced hills. Sikkim offers its visitors a rare and exotic experience.

This new trek route falls entirely within Sikkim. We begin in the small village of Uttarey and trek to Chiwabhanjang on the Singalila ridge to continue on to Goechala. Opened as recently as the year 2000, this trail is not much frequented by trekkers. There are sections of narrow paths, ups and downs and some scree walking but for the most part, the trek follows a good path used mainly by yak herders in Sikkim.

On this wilderness trail, we walk up towards what is actually the border between Nepal, Sikkim and West Bengal. Dotted with beautiful high altitude lakes and passing several passes, this trek gives the opportunity of viewing Mount Everest – Kanchenjunganot and many more. Only once at a specific high point but several times over the days as you cross the passes. This trail finally joins with the main west Sikkim trekking trail at Dzongri where the option is to continue to Goechala – the final viewpoint where the left shoulder of Kanchenjunga stands just 9km away as the crow flies or descend to Yuksom for those with time limitations. The advantage of this trek is that it is a round trip. Still a relatively new trek, the Sikkim Ridge trek promises to be among the best with its crowning glory of Kanchenjunga seen from several vantage points along this trek.


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Destination Sikkim
Trek Level Moderate
Accommodation Camping
Duration 19 Days
Max Altitude 5200m
Best Season March-May, Sep – Nov


  • English speaking guide.
  • Transport to and from Bagdogra Airpot
  • All meals on the trek, including boiled water
  • Tents and mats
  • Cook and porters
  • Yaks/ponies for carrying tents and cooking equipment
  • All trekking permits, national park fees and camera fees
  • Our guide will carry a comprehensive medical kit including high altitude sickness tablets


  • Flights
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs
  • Visa costs
  • Personal expenditure i.e. soft drinks/beer on the trek, extra snacks for the trek etc
  • Meals before and after the trek
  • Travel insurance

Day 1: Pickup from Bagdogra airport, transfer to Darjeeling. Overnight @ Hotel.

Day 2: Transfer from Darjeeling to Uttarey. Overnight @ Lodge / Guest House.

Day 3: Trek to Chiwabhanjyang from Uttarey. Overnight @ Tent

Day 4: Acclimatization at Chiwabhanjyang. Overnight @Tent

Day 5: Trek to Ghairi from Chiwabhanjyang. Overnight @ Tent

Day 6: Trek to Dhor from Ghairi. Overnight @ Tent

Day 7: Trek to Pare Megu from Dhor. Overnight @ Tent

Day 8: Trek to Lam Pokhari from Pare Megu. Overnight @ Tent

Day 9: Trek to Gomathang via Dafey Bhir. Overnight @ Tent.

Day 10: Trek to Pangden from Gomathang. Overnight @ Tent.

Day 11: Trek to Bikbari from Pangden. Overnight @ Tent.

Day 12: Trek to Dzongri from Bikhbari. Overnight @ Tent.

Day 13: Trek to Thangsingh from Dzongri. Overnight @ Tent.

Day 14:  Trek to Lamey from Thangsingh. Overnight @ Tent

Day 15: Trek to Tshoka from Thangsingh. Overnight @ Tent

Day 16: Trek to Yuksom from Tshoka. Overnight @ Lodge / Guest House.

Day 17: Drive back to Darjeeling or Bagdogra airport from Yuksom.


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