Mulkharka Lake-amazing offbeat “family trek” in Sikkim

Mulkharka lake is situated at an altitude of 7500 feet in North Bengal & Sikkim border.

The trek route to Mulkarkha Lake is one of the most exciting and untouched trails of the Himalayan foothills.The most fascinating feature of this lake is the reflection of Mt. Kanchenjunga on its tranquil waters.The Mulkarkha Lake is considered sacred by the locals as Manokamana (Wishing) Lake.

Itinerary for Mulkharka Lake Trek

5 Nights / 6 Days – Uphill trek and Downhill trek

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Jhusing Homestay
Jhusing Homestay

Day 1: Reach Lingsey from NJP /Bagdogra

Distance: 104 kms from Siliguri
Altitude: 4800 ft.
Time taken: 4 hours by car

Places of Interest: Hareshwar Shivalaya Mandir & Sanskrit Vidyalaya, Lepcha Monastery, Traditional Lepcha House, Devi’s Than, Sankhey Dhunga, Dawaipani (Hot water sulphur-rich spring), Rang-Bang River Side Picnic Spot, Sericulture.
Where to stay: Homestay facilities

Day 2: Trek from Lingsey to Jhusing

Distance: 5 kms uphill
Altitude: 5400 ft. 
Time taken: 4 hours
Type: Easy

Introduction with porters and Guide in the morning. Have breakfast and a Brief of the trek from the guide and start for the trek from 8:00 am. Reach Jhusing at 1:00 pm. Stay in our Homestay facilities and have lunch. Take rest and get a brief of next day’s trek.
Places of Interest: Jhusing Viewpoint, Servang Waterfalls, Mini Micro Hydro Project River Recreation.
Where to stay: Homestay facilities

Day 3: Jhusing to Tagathang

Distance: 3 kms uphill
Altitude: 5900 ft.
Time taken: 4 hours
Type: Easy

Early morning visit to Jhusing View Point for a mesmerizing sunrise over Himalayan Ranges (including Mt. Kanchendzonga)). Have breakfast at Jhusing and leave for Tagathan (3 kms) at 9:00 am. Reach Tagathan at 1:00 pm. Have lunch and stay overnight at Tagathan Homestay.
Places of Interest: Tagathang Falls, Dhoksingh Falls and nice view of Neora valley National Park. 
Where to stay: Homestay facilities

Day 4: Tagathang to Mulkarkha

Distance: 3  kms uphill
Altitude: 7300 feet
Time taken: 3 hours
Type: Easy

Early morning visit to nearby Tagathang Falls. Return to Tagathan Homestay, have breakfast and then start trek at 8:00 am. Reach Mulkarkha by 12:00 noon. Places of Interest:Enjoy the lake surroundings and the nearby Jungles.
Where to stay: Homestay facilities

Day 5: Mulkarkha to Lingsey

Distance: 11 kms downhill
Altitude: 7300 feet
Time taken: 6 hours
Type: Easy

Early morning visit to Mulkarkha Lake to see the reflection of Mt. Kanchenjunga on the lake. Have breakfast and then return to Lingzey via Chota Ramitey Dara (view point), Tithamchen village, Sherpa monastery. Mid way have lunch. Stay overnight at Lingzey.
Where to stay: Homestay facilities

Day 6: Lingzey to NJP / Bagdogra by car

Tagathan Homestay
Tagathan Homestay

Cost-

  • 5N6D-Rs.8500/- per head calculating 6 heads
  • 4N5D-Rs.7500/- per head calculating 6 heads

Includes-

  • Pick up & Drop from NJP to Lingsey by Sumo or Bolero
  • Guide Charge
  • Homestay accommodation
  • All meals
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