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6-Day Dzongri Trek by Sikkim Trails

6-Day Dzongri Trek by Sikkim Trails

Low carbon footprint
Support local business
On-the-ground prices

Description

Private trip
6 days 5 nights
Trekking to the Dzongri Peak, which is at 4171m, will be a rewarding moment that will last forever. The views of the two Himalayan ridges (Kanchenjunga and Singalila) from there are absolutely incredible.

Meet your guide

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Sikkim Trails

Fluent English
5 years experience
Sikkim Trails is a local and young trekking and touring company; they're very cool, work mostly with international travellers and are extremely professional. They are from Yuksom and specializes in the organization of trekking expeditions in the Yuksom area, the most known being the Goechala Pass trek​​​​​​​ and Dzongri Top ​​​​​​​trek. They also offer trekking in West Bengal also, such as the popular Sandakphu trek.

Prices

Prices start from USD$300 per person Prices start from INR20,803.20
Prices may differ based on no. of travellers. Please select no. of travellers in the booking form to see the final adventure price.

Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Arrival in Yuksom

Get to know you fellow trekkers

  • Today is Day 0 of the expedition.
  • Meet in a village and get to know each other.
  • Visit the beautiful monastery around the village.
Day 2: Yuksom (1720m) - Tshoka (2957m)

Trek through the Kanchenjunga National Park and enjoy Mt Pandim views from Tshoka dominate.

  • Start from Yuksom and enter the Kanchenjunga National Park.
  • Cross the rhododendron forests, Tibetan bridges and green forests.
  • Rest and lunch at Sachen
  • Reach Bhakim, a nice tea house with views of the Yuksom Valley
  • Arrive in Tshoka
Day 3: Tshoka (2957m) - Dzongri (3970m)

Ascend about 1000m today but remember to not rush your acclimatization

  • The trail today is steep but you will be accompanied by the rhododendrons.
  • Catch a glimpse of Mt Pandim occasionally as you trek.
Day 4: Dzogri Top and Acclimatization

Catch sunrise from Dzongri Top

  • Dzongri is a 2-hill climb, which takes 45-60 minutes.
  • Take it easy and acclimatize to the altitude.
Day 5: Dzongri (3970m) - Tshoka (2957m)

Trek back the same way you came from!

  • While the trail is the same, the decend is equally steep.
  • Take extra caution and be careful not to overload your knees
Day 6: Tshoka (2957m) - Yuksom (1720m)

A pure descent of about 6 hours.

  • This descend will be less challenging than the way up.
  • Note: If you are on time, feel free to stop for a refreshing "shower" in one of the beautiful natural pool near the entrance of the National Park.
  • Lodging and transportation can be arranged but be sure to inform early.

What's included

  • Trekking guide
  • Porter and Yak
  • Cook and Food
  • High-quality sleeping equipment
  • All permits included
  • Transport to Yuksom

Where you'll be staying

Transport Information

No transport included

Meet-up Time
08:00AM
Meet-up Point
Operator's address in Yuksom
Transport Notes

Activity will finish at 2 pm in Yuksom.

What to bring

Optional: binoculars to see the great birds and wild animals
Powerbank for camera or phone to take pictures
Sunglasses and/or cap
Toiletries (i.e., sunscreen, moisturizer, light towel, lip balm, toilet paper, toothbrush, toothpaste, hand sanitizer)
Toiletries (i.e., sunscreen, moisturizer, light towel, lip balm, toilet paper, toothbrush, toothpaste, hand sanitizer)
Trekking equipment such as good trekking shoes and trekking poles
Warm clothes (i.e., a good jacket, gloves, scarfs, and warm caps. 3 layers + jacket are recommended)
Water bottle

Important info

Booking Policy

Bookings should be made at least 7 days before the desired start date. If you require an earlier booking, please contact us and we would be happy to help!

Flexible cancellation policy

You can be fully refunded for cancellations at least 7 days before the adventure start date. Other cancellations will not be refunded, unless your spot is booked and completed by another traveller.

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Available from 27 Oct
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