The Dzongri trek in West Sikkim, will take you to the heart of the beautiful landscape of eastern Himalayas. One will be facing the rugged, challenging and fascinating trails. But when one reaches the Dzongri top, one could feel the achievement and success, since it will offer you a glimpse of some of the magnificent peaks like Kabru (7,353m), Rathong (6,678m), Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Koktang (6,147m), Pandim (6,691m) and Narsingh (5,825m). The trail takes the traveller through the core culture of Sikkim, and thorugh the hearts of the KhanchenDzonga National Park.
Without a doubt Dzongri trek is one of the most significant trails to taste the flavor of the Eastern Himalayas, of Sikkim. Dzongri Top offers a surreal 360 degree view of the entire Sikkim & Darjeeling Himalayas. Ranging from Far East stand tall the snow cloaked giants covering the whole North and expands till Bhutan touching horizons of West. Rathong, Kokthang, Frey Peak, Kabru North, South & Dome, Kanchendzongha, Pandim, Narsing, Tinchenkhang, Simvo are amongst them to name a few major ones.
Reporting at NJP/Bagdogra/Siliguri then drive to Yuksom, through Namchi, Pelling. Briefing and registration to be Completed by everyone. Overnight stay at Homestay.
After early morning Breakfast trek to Sachen. Trail runs through dense forests comprising of pine and oak trees, cross the Prek Chu River continue hiking uphill till you reach Sachen. Overnight stay in camps.
After breakfast trek from Sachen to Tshoka via Bakhim. The trail is through magnolia and rhododendron trees. Visit the beautiful but small Tshoka village, catch a breath-taking view of Mt Pandim, Aralunchong, Lamba-Lamini and spend the night in a local wooden hut in Tshoka. Overnight stay at Camp/hut.
After breakfast trek from Tshoka to Dzongri. It takes around 5 hours, through dense forests consisting of rhododendrons as well as 400 different flowering species. Upon reaching Phedang, take a short break and get enough time to enjoy the scenic beauty around. Continue the trek, reach Dzongri by late afternoon. Overnight stay in the huts/Camp.
Wake up early in the morning to hike to Dzongri Top, watch the sunrise over Khangchendzonga, Kabru, Pandim, Rathong and other peaks belonging to the Khangchendzonga range. After breakfast, hike to Laxmi Pokhari and witness the magical beauty of the region. Return to Dzongri. Overnight stay in Dzongri in camp/hut.
After breakfast trek to Tsokha, Overnight stay in a Camp.
After breakfast, enjoy the downhill trek to Yuksom that takes around 7 hours to get completed. Enjoy an evening in beautiful town of Yuksom, spend the leisure time. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast drive to NJP/Siliguri, we will either leave you in Siliguri station/Tenzing Norgay Bus terminus or NJP railway station. Our journey ends here, leave only footprint, return with sweet Himalayan memories.
Cost of transportation NJP to NJP
Cost of accommodation in Huts/Hotels/Homestays.(Two nights in Yuksom)
Cost of Fooding while on trek (Morning and evening Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner- meals will be provided. Breakfast-Roti, Sabji/Maggi, etc., Lunch/Dinner-Rice/Roti, Sabji, Dal, Achar, etc.).(Day 1:- Dinner to Day 8:- Breakfast)
Cost of Permit fees.
Guide, Cook, Support staff,
Equipments:- Tent(on sharing basis), mattress, sleeping bag, Utensils etc.
Medical and first aid kit
"What not included"
Cost of Personal expenses
Cost of Insurance
Cost of extra stays
Cost of emergency due to bad weather conditions.
Cost of personal porter.Meals during transit i.e. meals while on road or travelling will not be provided.
No meals will be provided in Last day (Day 8)
Cost of personal porter to carry his/her backpack.
To book your trek, you need to pay 30% of the trek fees as advance. Rest 70% to be paid in cash when you reach the basecamp, to be collected by the team leader.
One can pay the amount online(Net Banking, GPay, UPI ID).
Details to be shared on request.
30 days before the trek date, full refund of the paid amount
15 days before the trek date, 50% refund of the paid amount.
Cancellation less than 15days to the start date of the trek, no refund possible
In case Himalayan Passion cancels the trek or trip, full refund will be paid.
One has option to send another person on their behalf.
One has option to adjust the paid amount on any other trek, if a person cannot join the trek he/she paid for.