Merak Sakteng Trek (7 DAYS)

Day 1: Chaling – Damnongchu

The trek to Merak will start from Chaling reached by following an unsealed road from Rangjung. Damnongchu camping area is located after Mindrula which lies at about 3,316m / 10,880ft.


Day 2: Damnongchu – Merak

5 hours, camp altitude 3,499 m.

The trail from Damnongchu to Merak goes along the river bank with gradual ups and downs. Over night at Damnongchu Camp.


Day 3: Merak – Miksa Teng

The trek from Merak to Miksa Teng is long and of medium difficulty. It will pass through the beautiful Nagchungla pass (approx 4,100m / 13,451ft). The campsite is located in a clearing surrounded by rhododendron trees.


Day 4: Miksa Teng – Sakteng

Trek to Sakteng from Miksa Teng is easy making your way through beautiful woods with a short climb before reaching Sakteng. Overnight at Camp.

Day 5: Sakteng Day Halt

Time to explore this remote Himalayan village.


Day 6: Sakteng – JyonkharTeng

6 1/2 hours, camp altitude 1,859 m.

Sakteng to Jyonkhar Teng trek is an easy trek comparing to previous days. It is mostly downhill to Jyonkhar Teng camp.


Day 7: Jyonkhar Teng – Phongmay

5 hours, camp altitude 1,981 m

The final day. This day is full with ups and down until you reach the road the head at Phongmay. Drive to Tashigang.