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6-Day Dzongri Trek

By Sikkim Trails

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From US$ 800
No booking fee. Cancel for free 7 days before trip.

At a Glance

At a Glance

6 days 5 nights
Private trip
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.

Trip Highlights

Yuksom
Sachen
Tshoka
Dzongri

What's included

What's included

From US$ 800 INR60,312.36
  • Trekking guide
  • Porter and Yak
  • Cook and Food
  • High-quality sleeping equipment
  • All permits included
  • Transport to Yuksom
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Accommodation

Accommodation

Transport

Transport

Free - Meet-up at Yuksom
  • Meet-up at Sikkim Trails Yuksom Office
    End at Sikkim Trails Yuksom Office
    Meet-up: 08:00am; End: 02:00am
    Activity will finish at 2 pm in Yuksom.
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Availability

Availability

Trips available daily
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Bookings should be made at least 7 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.

Itinerary

Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent. Start/end times may depend on transport chosen.
Day 1: Arrival in Yuksom

Get to know you fellow trekkers

  • 08:00am - Meet-up at Yuksom
  • 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.
  • 02:00am - End at Sikkim

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Sikkim Trails

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.
6 years experience
Fluent English

Sikkim Trails Policies

Sikkim Trails Policies

Flexible cancellation policy
Cancel for free 5 days before your trip starts. Cancellations after such date will not be eligible for refunds as Sikkim Trails would have paid for your trip’s logistics already.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
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)
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
Pre-Requisites for The Trip

Trekkers should be in good physical condition. Trek is suitable also for families with children.

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