Sikkim - Green Lake trek to Kangchenjunga base camp

Stock Photography By Jackie Bourn

The Green Lake trek in Sikkim (India) starts at the small village of Lachan and travels through spectacular Rhododendron and Teak forests, along a glacier moraine. It passes some of the most beautiful mountains including Siniolcho and Kanchenjunga (the third highest mountain in the world).

Road repairs north of Darjeeling on road to Lachen
Road repairs north of
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Lachen village in Sikkim
Lachen village in Sikkim
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Monestary and village of Lachen, Sikkim
Monestary and village of
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Flags and wood store in Lachen village, Sikkim
Flags and wood store in Lachen
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Lachen village with monastery in background
Lachen village with monastery
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Prayer flags on Iron bridge at Zema, Sikkim
Prayer flags on Iron bridge at
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Huge ice deposit over the Zema river from ice fall
Huge ice deposit over the Zema
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Looking west from Yabuk on trek to Kangchenjunga
Looking west from Yabuk on trek
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The viewing post at Yabuk on trek to Kangchenjunga
The viewing post at Yabuk on
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Looking back down the ascent to Sonar towards Yabu
Looking back down the ascent to
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Siniolcho just before Sonar on trek to Kangchenjun
Siniolcho just before Sonar on
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In snow en route to Sonar on the Kangchenjunga tre
In snow en route to Sonar on
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Looking down the valley from the moraine
Looking down the valley from
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Siniolcho mountain from moraine above Sonar
Siniolcho mountain from moraine
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Walking to Rimbik
Walking to Rimbik
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Siniolcho and its glaciers
Siniolcho and its glaciers
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Looking back down the valley from Rimbik Moraine
Looking back down the valley
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Kangchenjunga at sunrise from the morraine of the
Kangchenjunga at sunrise from
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Kangchenjunga from Rimbik moraine
Kangchenjunga from Rimbik
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Kangchenjunga from near Green Lake
Kangchenjunga from near Green
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Kanchenjunga mountain and glacier valley
Kanchenjunga mountain and
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Camp at Yabuk at sunset
Camp at Yabuk at sunset
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Plant life in the mountains
Plant life in the mountains
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Budding plant amongst the forest
Budding plant amongst the
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Dwarfed by the Rhododendron & Teak forest
Dwarfed by the Rhododendron &
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Panaroma of Kangchenjunga and glacier
Panaroma of Kangchenjunga and
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Kangchenjunga from near Green Lake
Kangchenjunga from near Green
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Siniolcho from Rest Camp
Siniolcho from Rest Camp
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Image Details for Sikkim - Green Lake trek to Kangchenjunga base camp

1. Road repairs north of Darjeeling on road to Lachen. The roads north in the mountains from Darjeeling are often cut by landslides and are perpetually repaired by road teams(ref:B047_058)

2. Lachen village in Sikkim. The small buddist village of Lachen, the toilets are constructed over small waterways running through the village (ref:B047_067)

3. Monestary and village of Lachen, Sikkim. The small buddist village of Lachen has it's own buddist monestary which overlooks the village (ref:B047_068)

4. Flags and wood store in Lachen village, Sikkim. Buddist prayer flags in the early morning light along side a stack of wood prepared for winter (ref:B047_069)

5. Lachen village with monastery in background. Lachen village has may colourful houses, each stacked with woodpiles, in the background above all the houses in the monastery (ref:B047_071)

6. Prayer flags on Iron bridge at Zema, Sikkim. One of the many Iron bridges with prayer flags fluttering in the wind in Sikkim (ref:B047_083)

7. Huge ice deposit over the Zema river from ice fall. An ice fall which spans the Zema river on the trek to Kangchenjunga mountain base camp (ref:B047_102)

8. Looking west from Yabuk on trek to Kangchenjunga. Looking west from Yabuk campsite towards Kangchejunga mountain on the Green lake trek up the Zemu river valley(ref:B047_159)

9. The viewing post at Yabuk on trek to Kangchenjunga. The viewing post at Yabuk campsite on the Green lake trek to Kangchejunga mountain (ref:B047_160)

10. Looking back down the ascent to Sonar towards Yabu. Looking back down to Yabuk campsite from the ascent just walked to Sonar (ref:B047_178)

11. Siniolcho just before Sonar on trek to Kangchenjun. Siniolcho mountain from across the glacier morrain on the Green lake trek to Kangchenjunga base camp (ref:B047_180)

12. In snow en route to Sonar on the Kangchenjunga tre. Walking through the snow en route to Sonar on the Green lake trek to Kangchenjunga base camp, Sikkim(ref:B047_186)

13. Looking down the valley from the moraine. Looking down the valley from the moraine on Green lake trek to Kangchenjunga base camp, Sikkim India(ref:B048_212)

14. Siniolcho mountain from moraine above Sonar. Siniolcho mountain from the glacier moraine above Sonar camp on Green lake trek to Kangchenjunga base camp, Sikkim India(ref:B048_213)

15. Walking to Rimbik. Walking to Rimbik along the glacier morraine on the Green lake trek to Kangchenjunga base camp, Sikkim India(ref:B048_221)

16. Siniolcho and its glaciers. Siniolcho mountain and its glaciers on the Green lake trek to Kangchenjunga base camp, Sikkim India(ref:B048_236)

17. Looking back down the valley from Rimbik Moraine. Looking back down the valley across the glacier from Rimbik Moraine on the Green lake trek to Kangchenjunga base camp, Sikkim India(ref:B048_254)

18. Kangchenjunga at sunrise from the morraine of the . Kangchenjunga (the third highest mountain in the world) at sunrise from the glacier morraine of the Zemu Glacier at Rimbik, Sikkim, Northern India (ref:B048_240)

19. Kangchenjunga from Rimbik moraine. Kangchenjunga mountain from Rimbik moraine on the Green lake trek to Kangchenjunga base camp, Sikkim India(ref:B048_263)

20. Kangchenjunga from near Green Lake. Kangchenjunga mountain from near Green Lake on the trek to Kangchenjunga base camp, Sikkim India(ref:B048_283)

21. Kanchenjunga mountain and glacier valley. Kanchenjunga and glacier valley from foot of pass on the Green Lake Trek to Kangchenjunga base camp, Sikkim India(ref:B048_373)

22. Camp at Yabuk at sunset. Campsite amongst the mountains at Yabuk on the Green Lake trek to Kangchenjunga Base camp, Sikkim India (ref:B047_141)

23. Plant life in the mountains. A red bud on a small spiky plant high in the mountains on the Green Lake trek to Kangchenjunga Base camp, Sikkim India (ref:B047_405a)

24. Budding plant amongst the forest. A budding plant growing in the Rhododendrum forest on the Green Lake trek to Kangchenjunga base camp, Sikkim India (ref:B047_439a)

25. Dwarfed by the Rhododendron & Teak forest. A porter dwarfed by the Rhododendron and Teak trees in the forest on the Green Lake trek to Kangchenjunga base camp, Sikkim India(ref:B047_108)

26. Panaroma of Kangchenjunga and glacier. Panaroma at first light from the edge of the glacier morrain looking up towards Kangchenjunga on the Green Lake trek, Sikkim India (ref:B047_353_357)

27. Kangchenjunga from near Green Lake. Kangchenjunga from near Green Lake, Simmin India (ref :B047_282)

28. Siniolcho from Rest Camp. Siniolcho mountain from Rest Camp, Sikkim India (ref:B047_351)

 

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