H.M.I Base Camp Trek

H.M.I. BASE CAMP  TREK
Rathong-glacier
This trek is famous for close up views of so many mountains in Rathong Valley like Mt. Kabru, Frey Peak Rathong, Kabru South, B.C. Roy, Kabru Fork 1,2,3 and Palung etc.
It is situated in West Sikkim at an altitude of 14600 ft. As it’s name suggest that it is Base Camp of Himalayan Mountaineering Institute of Darjeeling. Which is famous throughout india for providing courses in Mountaineering, since it was one of the oldest and highly reputed mountaineering institute of india.
All trekker are not allowed to pitch tent within Base camp. So, All trekker pitch tents in Gatte just below the HMI Base camp. From here one can visit HMI Base camp very easily and can have trek to Rathong Glacier as well as to Two sacred lake like ‘Dudh Pokhari’ and ‘Baley Pokhari’.  
TREK FACTS
SEASON
Mar-Apr & Oct- Nov
CATEGORY
Moderate
AREA
Darjeeling
DAY BY DAY ITINERARY
DAY 01
: Delhi – Bagdogra –Darjeeling
DAY 02
: Darjeeling Sightseeing
DAY 03
: Darjeeling – Yuksam
DAY 04
: Yuksam – Bakhim
DAY 05
: Bakhim- Dzongri
DAY 06
: Dzongri- Gattee
DAY 07
: Gattee-H.M.I., Rathong Glacier, Dudhpokhari, Baley Pokhari
DAY 08
: Gattee- Dzongri
DAY 09
: Dzongri- Bakhim
DAY 10
: Bakhim- Yuksam
DAY 11
: Yuksam-NJP/ Bagdogra