15 Days
Duration
Sikkim
Destination
5889m
Altitude
Expedition
Activities
The Frey expedition to the west of Sikkim, takes the travelers to a trek in a gratifying and comprehensive manner. The trail is usually rocky and includes many snow gaps in between.
The Frey trekking expedition offers a beautiful panorama and allows the climbers to take delight in the undulating beauty of the nature.

       A beautifully Matthorn looking peak in near Rathong glacier lies in the vicinity of the Kabru sister of peaks, Rathong and Kokthang West Sikkim . This peak is best approached traversing Frey glacier. The is mostly rocky with snow in its gaps. This peak is named after famous mountaineer George Frey who in an attempt to climb this peak with Tenzing Norgey fell and died. George Frey with confidence did not listen to the advice of Tenzing Norgey to put on his crampons. His Ice axe and crampons are still laying at the base of Frey Peak as him memorial.

Day 01: Bagdogra to Darjeeling

Day 02: Darjeeling rest day

Day 03: Darjeeling to Yuksam

Day 04: Yuksam to Tshoka

Day 05: Tshoka to Dzongri

Day 06: Acclimatize Dzongri

Day 07: Dzongri to Chaurikhang

Day 08: Rest day chaurikhang, acclimatization

Day 09: Chaurikhang to ABC

Day 10: Route opening for summit

Day 11: Summit day – chaurikhang

Day 12: Reserved day for summit

Day 13: Chaurikhang to Tshoka

Day 14: tshoka – yuksam – dzongri

Day 15: Darjeeling – Bagdogra

  • Tough terrain
  • Thickly forested ridges
  • Azure sky
  • Variety of trees
  • Unique landscape
  • Spectacular mountain views and picturesque landscapes.

  • Expenses of Personal : Telephone, Alcohols, Cold Drinks, Entry fee of places and Personal Insurance
  • Covers immediate medical facilities
  • Extra expenses due to unforeseen circumstances like landslide, strike, accidents, natural calamities, ropeway and tips etc

  • Trekking
  • Camping

  • Nights Hotel
  • Nights Camping
  • Days Trekking

  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Guide
  • Entry fees

Additional information

GradeModerate
RouteYuksum- Chaurikhang- Frey
Day 01: Bagdogra – Darjeeling
Upon arrival at Bagdogra airport met our representative and then drive towards Darjeeling. On arrival transfer into hotel. Evening sightseeing and acclimatisation. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02 : Darjeeling (The day is for relaxed & acclimatisation)
Early morning drive to Tiger Hill to for a singular experience of the first rays of the sun bathing the Himalayas. On the return visit the Ghoom Monastery. Built in 1875 the monastery which follows the Gelugpa sect, houses one of the largest statue of the Maitreya Buddha-“the future Buddha”. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Darjeeling – Yuksam (123 kms/6-7 hrs) (1780 mts /5838 ft)
In the morning drive to Yuksam via a beautiful valley. On the way you will find dense forest, lush green meadows, waterfalls and much more. Upon arrival at Yuksam set out camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04: Yuksam (1785 mts/5854 ft) – Tshoka (3000 mts/9840 ft) (14 kms 5/6 hrs)
The trail from Yuksam starts at the local market and follows main road towards the north. The trail climbs gently out of the valley and hugs the right bank of the Ratong Chu River, which can be heard thundering through the gorge below. The trail crosses over four bridges to climb steeply towards north-west to the small settlement of Bakkhim. Continue for another 2 kms through forest of magnolia and rhododendron to reach Tsokha(village of small Tibetan settlement). overnight stay. Tent/trekkers hut according to number of person.
Day 05: Tshoka – Dzongri (4030 mts/13218 ft) (10 kms/5/6 hrs)
On this day the trail passes through the village of Tshoka and continues to climb towards north through the forest of rhododendron to the alp of Phedang (3650 m), phedang is lunch stop from where you can also enjoy the beauty of Mt Pandim. After lunch still treks takes you to 45 minutes steep up to the Deorali Dara from here, you can get almost all the ranges of Mt Kanchandzonga. S/on Tent/Trekkers hut
Day 06: Acclimatize at Dzongri (4030 mts)
The day is for rest and acclimatization. On this day one can see views of the mountain peaks by climbing up to Dzongri Top. From here you get a panoramic view of Kabru (7353 mts), Ratong (6678 mtys), Kanchenjunga (8534 mts), Koktang (6147 mts), Pandim (6691 mts) and Narsingh (5825 mts). Towards the west, the Singalila Ridge, which separates Sikkim from Nepal, can be seen. Stay overnight at Dzongri Tent/ Trekkers hut.
Day 07: Dzongri to Chaurikhang(4450 mts/14600 ft) (13kms/6/7 hrs)
The trek to Chaurikhang 14,600 ft begins with a magnificent panoramic view of various peaks soon after Leaving Dzongri the trial is more or less steep up to Dzongri La Pass, from where the first sight of Chaurikhang and Rathong River is seen, after resting a while here, the trek is downhill through the slopes towards the Bikhbari, it’s a beautiful trial to walk on surrounded by a huge mountains, the trek again becomes little tough as the way approaching Chaurikhang is little Tiring From Bikhbari.
Day 08: Rest Day in Chaurikhang, Acclimatization 4450 mts/14600 ft)
Day is free for acclimations and Preparation for Climbing, Checking Equipments as tough Part of Expedition starts from here.
Day 09: Chaurikhang to ABC(Advance Base Camp)(5090mts) (5/6 hrs)
Churikhang to Frey Abc is Steep uphill trek with moraines making more hard to walk, Only Essentials Supplies will be shifted to Abc leaving Unnecessary Items in Chaurikhang. Overnight in ABC
Day 10: ABC -Route opening for Summit – ABC
Day will be used for Opening Route from Advance base camp to below summit of Frey peak, Our Sherpa Team (Climbing Guide)will Fix The Rope for Your Safety till Below the summit of Frey since 300 ft of the Route Is Steep with Boulders making It Risky To climb.
Day 11: Summit Day – Chaurikhang (4450 mts/14600 ft)
We wake Early Morning at around 3am and Go for summit, The Route till summit is steep climb but With Equipments and our Sherpa leading the route will make it little easy for you to reach frey peak summit with More safety. After seeing Panoramic view of Surrounding with Huge Rathong Glacier and High Peaks like Kabru Dome, Kabru North, Rathong and Kokthang, We will slowly Descent To Abc. Later afternoon we will Shift Down to Chaurikhang.
Day 12: Reserved Day for Summit
The day is Taken as Reserved Day as in mountains weather keeps changing which plays Vital role For any Expedition To make it Unsuccessful.
Day 13: Chaurikhang To Tshoka (22kms – 7-8 hrs)
Chaurikhang to Tshoka Will be a long Trek but you will find it easier while walking down after staying in High Altitude. Once You cross Dzongri pass then Dzongri you will find it easy to walk as Level Of oxygen will Grow the more you go Down. Overnight in Tshoka.
Day 14: Tshoka – Yuksom (14 kms – 5-6 hrs) – Darjeeling (123 kms 6-7 hrs) 
Retrace steps towards Yuksom on the final day of the trek. The going is easier as the path is mainly downhill. From here drive to Darjeeling. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
Day 15: Darjeeling – Bagdogra – (123 kms – 6-7 hrs) 
Early morning drive to Bagdogra and take flight for You Onward Destination. Expedition Ends Here
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Q1. Are you a licensed trekking agency ?
Yes, we are a licensed trekking agency. We have been organizing tours, treks and expeditions for our valued clients for more than eleven years.

Q2. Can your guides speak English ?
Our guide and his assistants speak reasonable amount of English, good enough to explain you about the places, local culture or any sight that catches your eyes.

Q3. Do you arrange private treks ?
Yes, we do. If you would like to travel independently, or with your friends, families & colleagues you are invited to choose any of the trips at your convenient timeframe for any number of people (minimum 1 & maximum 100 at a time). Cost for private trip is fixed on the basis of group size, trek area, duration and trek style, and is negotiable. We also arrange TREKS FOR SINGLE WOMAN. If none of your friends are wanting to go for this trip you can still be able to make your preferred trip with us. There is absolutely nothing to worry about making it solo trip. We assign local guide, porters etc who you can trust your life with.

Q4. How difficult are the treks ?
Trekking requires lots of willpower, tolerance of harsh conditions and reasonable fitness, good health and physical condition. It is vital that participants with pre-existing medical problems or conditions make these known to the time of booking.

Q5. When is the best season for trek ?
In India We have main two seasons for trekking. The best months are September, October & November during the Autumn season and March, April & May during the spring season are consider as the best seasons for attempting trekking, although we do have some departures during some other months as well because we would like to offer some opportunities for some people who cannot make their holidays during the best months. The best months has been defined due to their nature of best visibility and best weather condition other then.

Q6. What is the general duration of the everyday trek ?
The duration of the trek depends on interests which you have. Generally, your trek can range from 4-7 days to month time or longer periods if you wish. Even the same trek can be of a different duration for different trekkers depending on their wishes and interests on the route. Duration can be Customized.

Q7. What are the sources of drinking water supply during trekking ?
In the trekking areas most lodges serve boiled and filtered water, which is generally safe, we suggest a drop of iodine for safe water. And it will be possible to buy the bottle water at every place so you can easily plan to buy mineral water during the trekking period. If you are in trek with Off road adventure our kitchen staff will make sure to give u boil water throughout the trek.

Q8. What kind of luggage should I bring ?
If you are joining our trekking trips, you should be bringing trekking rucksack- which to be carried by our Sherpa helper and you bring separate day bag (20 to 30 ltrs recommended) where you could put your day required thing along with your valuable document- passport, money etc. We would provide you our trekking duffle bag if you do not have proper trekking bags so it is not a problem.
If you are joining our tours, you can bring suitcase or any other common luggage bag you have. Usual travelling bags are fine.

Q9. What should I pack ?
This is a very frequently asked question but of course it depends entirely on your destination, the season you’re travelling in and the activities you’ll participate in. The most important thing to pack is your sense of humor because this can get you through any situation – including lost luggage. Most of our high altitude treks, you should be having warm clothing, bring your regular clothing stuff for tours. Please see each trip itinerary for the required equipment for the trips.

Q10. What type of food is served during a trek ?
On a CAMPING TREK we provide three tasty, plentiful and nutritious meals daily with a variety of local and western dishes. To start the day, breakfast consists of a choice of porridge, muesli and cereal followed by omelet, fried or scrambled eggs with chapattis or bread. Lunch is generally a selection of salad, cooked vegetable dishes, pasta and traditional breads. Dinner is a hearty 3 course meal – soup, followed by a variety of vegetable, meat, rice and pasta dishes and completed with a simple dessert. Tea, coffee and hot chocolate are also provided at all meals. We use as much fresh produce as possible and special diets are regularly catered for. The leaders are able to maintain very tight controls on health and hygiene in the kitchen with respect to general cleanliness and food preparation and also within the group with respect to personal hygiene. All foods are well cooked and vegetables are treated by potassium permanganate or iodine. Boiled water is served for drinking. Antiseptic soaps and potassium or iodine treated water are provided for washing. Special dietary requirements can always be catered for.

Q11. Do you provide any equipment while trekking ?
On all our Camping treks we provide all the tents, sometimes dome tents, sometimes sturdy A frames and normally people share one tent between two; a foam mattress each; all the cutlery and utensils, cooking pots, stoves; candles/kerosene lantern, tables and stools, kitchen tent, dining tent and toilet tent; all the main meals while trekking but not snacks.

Q12. Is there electricity during the trekking ?
Only few trekking areas like Singalila in West Bengal and trekking routes of Himachal Pradesh, we get electricity. You can charge your camera batteries. However it is likely that the electricity can off in mountain anytime so you should be bringing your personal head lamp or light additionally for the safety.

Q13. How safe travelling alone women with your company ?
We ensure all safety and security for individual woman travelers while with us, we are more responsible for these kinds of issues. So we have trained our guide’s staffs, the way our clients want. We have been organizing private treks, tours to solo women travelers since our establishment, we have trained our guides especially on this regards so do not hesitate to join us. We assure you our great safety during your trip with us. We can also Provide Lady Guide if asked.

Q14. What about security during trekking ?
Security of our clients is the foremost important for us. All our guides and other support crew are carefully chosen for your trips. Our guides hold licenses issued by the Nepal Government. They are very honest and reliable. But we would also advise you to take care of your own personal belongings. If you are on ‘camping trek’ please do not leave your bags unattended at any time for your own safety. Take your main bag inside the tent once you reach campsite. At night, put all bags and belongings in the middle of the tent. Your guide assigns a Sherpa on turn wise basis to guard the campsite throughout the night. You have to take sensible precautions yourself at all times. Never leave your baggage unattended and keep your lodge room locked when you go out.

Q15. What problems can arise on altitude ?
Our itinerary specially tailored considering with a high degree of minimization of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). Normally, altitude sickness stars from 3,600 meters/11,808 feet and there is no problem below this standard. During your trip this is a best solution go slowly with body acclimatization. Consider in the higher altitude there is less oxygen in the air. Suppose, crossing high passes more than 5,000 meters/ 16,400 feet, there is 50% less oxygen than at sea level. Your body needs many days to acclimatization during the travel in high Himalaya.

Q16. What are the Preventive facilities of Altitude Illness ?
Altitude illness, AMS is a very unpredictable condition, but all of our guides are very experienced with the symptoms and treatment of AMS. Every time our guides are ready to help you. We do, however, strongly advise people with known heart, lungs or blood diseases to consult their doctor before trekking.

Q17. Are your staffs equipped/trained & insured ?
Yes! Our guides and porters are fully equipped. Actually we are working in a team. We all are boss and we all are workers. Most of our staffs are trained mountaineers who are certified by various mountaineering institute of India, Some have experience of Working in trekking field for more then two decades making our Company a team of Qualified and Experienced Trekkers. We provide one of the best informative guides for your holidays who can explain about Culture, Geography, Eco system, Plants and History. Some are multi lingual also.

Q18. Is tipping included and if not, how much should I budget ?
Tips are appreciated by your support team after the trip. The amount depends on your budget and appreciation of their work. Some trekkers give 10% of the total tour cost as tips.

Q19. Does your company arrange domestic and international flight and other services ?
Yes, we can arrange all kind of flight tickets and services. Additional help will be provided for you to the different activities like river rafting, city guided tour, Paragliding, jungle safari etc according to your interest and requirements.

Q20. Can we change the itinerary ?
Depending on the prevailing situation, you can modify it to some extent after consulting with your guide. However, the date of trek completion should always coincide with the original itinerary. You should keep in mind that this is an adventure trip into the remotest region, where many unforeseen events may contribute to the need for a change in itinerary. In such cases, we or your guide will suggest the best alternative similar to your original itinerary.