Beyond the clouds: Geshila Peak

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Why you will love it?

Nestled amidst the majestic Himalayan mountains, Geshila Peak offers a day trip experience like no other. As you journey through the Bumla route from Tawang, you will be greeted by a series of stunning lakes, including the beautiful Pangateng Tso Lake. The trail itself is a testament to nature’s beauty, adorned with cascading streams, vibrant wildflowers, and towering granite walls. With each step, you will feel the serenity of the surroundings seep into your being, filling you with a sense of peace and wonder. The ascent to the peak, guided by our experts, is a test of physical endurance, but the rewards are beyond measure. Standing atop Geshila Peak, at an impressive altitude of 13,500 ft, you will be rewarded with panoramic views that will take your breath away. The beauty of the sunrise or sunset casting its golden hues upon the Tawang landscape is a sight that cannot be missed. So, lace up your boots, embrace the challenge, and let Geshila Peak weave its magic on your soul.

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Things to carry
  • Reusable Water bottle
  • Sunscreen, Hat, Sunglasses
  • Hiking shoes
  • Lightweight backpack
  • Extra clothing layers (depending on the weather)
  • Portable Charger/Power Bank
  • Ziplock Bag (for trash or wet items)
  • Depart from Tawang via the Bumla route, enjoying views of stunning lakes like Pangateng Tso Lake and drive for approximately 1.5-2 hours to reach the starting point of the hike.
  • Ascend for around 30 minutes to reach the summit of Geshila Peak at 13,500 ft.
  • Spend approximately 2 hours at the summit, taking in the breathtaking views, especially during sunrise or sunset.
  • Begin the descent back to the starting point.
  • Choose the Grompta Gompa route for the return journey, enhancing the scenic beauty of the landscapes and return to Tawang.

Geshila Peak is an ideal destination for nature enthusiasts, hikers, and mountaineers seeking to challenge themselves and immerse in the beauty of the Himalayan mountains. It welcomes those who yearn for breathtaking panoramic views, a sense of accomplishment, and a deep connection with nature’s grandeur.

  • Encounter stunning lakes along the route, including the mesmerizing Pangateng Tso Lake, adding to the scenic beauty of the journey.
  • Experience breathtaking panoramic views from the summit, offering awe-inspiring vistas that are sure to leave a lasting impression.
  • Embark on a hike that is both challenging and rewarding, designed to push your limits and enhance your sense of accomplishment.
  • Seize the opportunity to witness stunning sunrises and sunsets, with the Tawang landscape dramatically illuminated by the day’s first and last rays of light.
  • The entire experience fosters a deeper connection with nature, from the tranquil lakes to the majestic views and the serene moments of dawn and dusk.
Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to reach Geshila Peak from Tawang?

The drive from Tawang to the starting point of the hike takes approximately 1.5-2 hours.

What is the altitude of Geshila Peak?

Geshila Peak stands at an altitude of 13,500 ft.

Are there any facilities or accommodation options near Geshila Peak?

Accommodation options near Geshila Peak are limited, and it is advisable to make arrangements in advance or return to Tawang for overnight stays.

Are there any other attractions near Geshila Peak?

Along the way, you will encounter beautiful lakes, including Pangateng Tso Lake, and the option to visit Grompta Gompa on the return journey.

What makes Geshila Peak worth visiting?

Geshila Peak offers stunning views, especially during sunrise and sunset, and is easily accessible as a day trip from Tawang.

How much time will we spend at the summit of Geshila Peak?

Once you reach the summit, you’ll have around 2 hours to enjoy the breathtaking views. This is an ideal time to witness the sunrise or sunset, which adds a spectacular dimension to the landscape.

What happens after the hike?

Following the descent and the journey back via the Grompta Gompa route, you will return to Tawang, concluding your hiking adventure to Geshila Peak.

What is special about the views from Geshila Peak?

From the summit of Geshila Peak, you will be treated to breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan range. The sight of sunrise or sunset from this vantage point is especially stunning, with golden hues casting a mesmerizing light over the Tawang landscape.

What can I expect to see during the hike to Geshila Peak?

The trail to Geshila Peak is adorned with cascading streams, vibrant wildflowers, and towering granite walls. As you hike, you’ll be immersed in the tranquility of the Himalayan landscape, which adds to the sense of peace and wonder.

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