Day 05: Trek from Chirwa to Sekathum
Elevation of Chirwa – 1270 m | 4166 ft
Elevation of Sekathum – 1576 m | 5169 ft
It is fusion of both uphill and downhill trail from Chirwa to Sekathum. Apart from regular terraced fields today trail passes through some dense forest. Varied landscape of Cardamom Fields and dense forest of oak tree are major highlight of trail. On beginning it is uphill for sometime which eventually descend toward Tamor River passing through lush green fields again along with some dense forest. However in general elevation gained of 300 m within time frame of six hours cannot be considered as uphill trail. We passes through several such minor uphill and downhill trail up to Ghunsa River. After crossing Ghunsa River trail is gentle and Sekathum can be easily reached for overnight stay on 5th day of Kanchenjunga Circuit Trek. Tomorrow trail will be slightly challenging with some steep slippery gorge toward Amjilosa and little bit longer in term of time duration too.