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Home » India » Tour » Dzongri Trek

Dzongri Trek

Trip Facts

Country:

India

Area:

Sikkim

Activities:

Trek

Grade:

Moderate

Season:

 

Altitude:

 

Duration:

14 days

Accommodation:

Lodge & Hotel

Transportation:

Drive In-Out / Fly in-Out

Group Size:

2 - 15 pax

You cannot use horses on this route but must take porters. On day 4 your Zanskari porters will not continue further and you must hire local porters or a pony. The last few days are hard work with many ascents and descents but the road from Kishtwar, already extending to Galar, is gradually being lengthened.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01 : SILIGURI - GANGTOK( Alt. 1670 m)
Arrival at Bagdogra airport from Delhi or Calcutta- Or NJP by Train - Or Kakarvita those coming from Nepal. Same day 4 hrs Drive from Siliguri to Gangtok 110 kms (or by helicopter). Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 02 : GANGTOK ( SIGHTSEEING )
Early morning visit Tashi View Point , Ganesh Tok, and Hanuman Tok. After Breakfast Drive to Rumtek Monastery built in 1740 on the way back visit Chorten monastery(1958). Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 03 : GANGTOK- YUKSUM ( Alt. 1760 m)
Drive form Gangtok to Yuksum Time taken 6 hrs on the way visit Bonn monastery near Ravongla. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 04 : YUKSUM - TSHOKA ( Alt. 3050 m)
Trek from Yuksum to Tshoka 18 kms time taken approx. 6 hrs. Walk through dense forest of pine and oak After crossing river PrekChu it is straight 70 degree uphill climb this is the toughest stage in the entire Trek then we reach Bakhim the trail from Bakhim passes through magnolia and rhododendron trees. Tshoka is a small village . Overnight stay in a tent or lodge.

Day 05 : TSHOKA- DZONGRI ( Alt. 4020 m)
Trek from tshoka to Dzongri is still a steep climbing time taken approx 5hrs we go through dense forest of rhododendrons there are over 400 flowering species , a place called Deorali Dara provides a magnificent view of mountains. Then we reach Phethang for a break. After Phethang still further climbing we reach Dzongri here the Vegetation is thin and we tend to find only small bushes and shrubs for the night stay here is a tourist hut Its usually overcrowded and noisy. In Dzongri early morning we take a walk to Dabla Khang( Dzongri Top) the view from this place is magnificent one can view all the peaks. Acclimatization here is must for further ascending trekkers. Overnight stay in a tent.

Day 06 : DZONGRI - Halt

Day 07 : DZONGRI - THANGSING

Day 08 : THANGSING - TSHOKA

Day 09 : TSHOKA - YUKSUM

Day 10 ; Back to Gangtok-hotel stay.

Day 11-14 : Back to Siliguri to Nepal via Kaka Bhitta.

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