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Facts of this Trip

Duration 15 Days
Trip Grade Difficult
Max Altitude 5000 M
Trip Type Tea house Trek and sightseeing
Accommodation hotel/Tea house
Meals Full board on trek
Transportation Car/Jeep+Flight
Season Feb to Jun and Sep to Nov
Group Size Minimum 2 pax

Sikkim Dzongri trekking

Sikkim Dzongri trekking is one of the most popular trekking rout in Sikkim. Sikkim Dzongri trek offer scenic Himalayan scenery, beautiful Sikkim Dzongri valley, beautiful green landscape and vivid culture. Sikkim Dzongri trekking tour is marvelous trekking. Sikkim Dzongri trekking take to you through beautiful city Darjeling, Yoksum, Tshoka and finally reach at Sikkim Dzongri. Normally, March to May and September to November is best time trekking in Sikkim Dzongri but we Alfresco Adventure Travel arrange around the year as per travelers wish and holiday schedule. Minimum two week holidays and good physical fitness is required for Sikkim Dzongri trekking tour but AAT arrange personalized trekking service as trekkers holiday frame. Sikkim Dzongri treks include both Sikkim and Darjeling package trip thus this is a unique trekking in Sikkim.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Kathmandu/ Bhadrapur/ Darjeeling

Morning after breakfast transfer to domestic airport to board flight for Bhadrapur. Met Upon arrival and drive to reach Darjeeling. The route winds its way through Tea Estates. Darjeeling is called the Jewel in the Crown. Upon arrival check into Mayfair hotel for dinner and overnight stay

Day 2

Darjeeling

Morning visit Tiger Hill to see the Sun Rise and also get the best view of Worlds Third Highest Mountain Kanchenjunga and other peaks. On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery enshrining Maitreyee Buddha. After breakfast proceed for a ride in the famous Toy Train for half an hour. Visit Botanical gardens, Observatory Hill, Mountaineering Institute to know the history and the equipment used in the first conquest of Mt. Everest by Sir.Edmond Hillery and Tenzing Norge. Visit Zoological parkto see the Siberian Tigers, Llamas, Himalayan Black Bear and Panda. Visit Tea estates and Tibetan Refugee self-help Center for Woolen Carpets and Leather products. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3

Drive to Yuksum

Morning after an early breakfast drive to reach Yuksum (1780 M) by covering 123 kms in 7 hrs. Yuksum is the oldest capital of Sikkim where the first King was consecrated in 1642 A.D. It also has the oldest existing Monastery built during 1700 A.D. Arrive Yuksum and check into Trekkers Hut for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4

Trek to Bakim

Morning after breakfast start the first leg of trekking to reach Bakim (3005 M) by covering 13 km in 4 hrs. The track is a gradual ascends and descend through the dense verdant semi-tropical forest following the Pairag Chu. Arrive and check into Forest Hut for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5

Trek to Dzongri

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Dzongri (4030 M) along a well-marked track by covering 12 km in 4 hrs. Initially the track climbs steeply. But as the track is through fascinating Rhododendron bushes running riot with colors, one may not feel the limb. Arrive at Dzongri and check into Tea house for dinner and overnight stay

Day 6

Trek to Thangsing

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Thangsing (3800 M) by covering 8 km in 3 hrs. One can have fantastic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Pandim, and Mt. Kabru etc. from the Dzongri Pass. Continue to reach Thangsing for overnight stay in tents.

Day 7

Trek to simiti

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Simiti lake (4200 M) by covering 8 km in 3 hrs. Simiti is one of the high altitude fresh water lakes found in the bosom of mighty Himalayan range. This is also considered a very sacred lake. Arrive and camp by the side of the lake. Dinner and overnight stay in camp.

Day 8

Simiti Lake / Gochala / Simiti Lake

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Gochala (5000 M) by covering 14 km in 5 hrs. From the pass one can see the lofty and majestic Mt. Kanchanjunga, Mt. Kabru and Kabru Dome etc. Return to Samiti Lake for Dinner and overnight stay in tent.

Day 9

Trek to Thangsing

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Thangsing by covering 8 km in 3 hrs. A downhill easy trek, with a few sharp & steep ascents. Arrive and pitch tents. Balance day free. Dinner and overnight stay in tent.

Day 10

Trek to Dzongri

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Dzongri by covering 8 km in 3 hrs. Arrive and pitch tents. Balance day free. Lunch, Dinner and overnight stay in tent.

Day 11

Trek to Tsoka

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Tsoka (3710 M) by covering 9 km in 3 hrs. The trek winds its way down up to Phedong, from here the Rhododendron trail starts. Arrive at Tsoka for a cozy dinner and overnight stay in the Tea house.

Day 12

Trek to Yuksum

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach the Yuksum by covering 5 km in 2 hrs. Rest of the day free to visit the oldest Monastery and the surrounding area. Lunch, Dinner & Overnight stay in Tea house.

Day 13

Yuksum / Pemayangtse / Gangtok

Morning after breakfast drive to reach Pemayangtse (2085 M) by covering 30 km in 1 hr. Pemayangtse is one of the oldest and important Monastery in Sikkim. Visit the Monastery. Proceed to reach Gangtok (1810 M) by covering 110 km in 5 hrs. Later on arrival in Gangtok check into hotel Norkhill. Blanca day free. Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in hotel

Day 14

Sightseeing Gangtok

Morning after breakfast leave for full day sightseeing of Gangtok visiting Tibetology, Orchid Sanctuary, Do Drul Monastery, Handicraft center and bazar. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay in the hotel

Day 15

Gangtok / Bhadrapur / Kathmandu

Transfer to Bhadrapur airport in time to board flight for Kathmandu.

Price & Dates

Upcoming Fixed Departure Date and Offer Price.


Trip Cost Includes

  • Arrival and Departure by comfortable Private vehicle
  • Kathmandu- Bhadrapur - Kathmandu domestic air ticket
  • All necessary paperwork, trekking permits (National Park Permit)
  • 3 star accommodation in Kathmandu and tourist standar hotel in Darjeeling, Gangtok and Yuksom on BB plan (with breakfast)
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek (Include breakfast, lunch, Dinner)
  • While on trek we will provide you Dome/Alpine trekking tents on twin sharing basis, Camping mattresses, camping stool, table, kitchen tent etc.
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner in typical Nepal restaurant with Nepal food
  • All land transportation is arrange as pre the itinerary in a comfortable vehicle
  • Delhi to Bagdora to Delhi overland transportation service by train,
  • All entrance fees and government and local charges for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced English spoken and government certified trekking leader, guide and assistant trek leader or guide
  • Potter service (2 trekkers = 1 porter)
  • Staff cost including their salary, insurance and allowance
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader or guide)

Trip Cost Exclude

  • Your Medical and travel insurance
  • Extra expenses due to unforeseen circumstances such as landslide/strike/accidents/natural calamities,  Ropeway
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
  • Personal Belong items
  • Personal expenses, shopping, Beverage bills and so on.
  • Tips for staffs

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