Dzongri Trek

The trek to Dzongri is a beautiful one, taking you through dense forest trails inside the Kanchenjunga National Park. The view of the Kanchenjunga range, Mt. Pandim and Mt. Kabru from Dzongri is unmatched.

Dzongri Trek – Gateway to Kanchenjunga

At an altitude of 4,200 m, Dzongri is among the best trekking destinations not only in Sikkim but also in India. The sights of the milky white peaks all around Dzongri are bound to keep you gazing with awe. The view from this place has too much to be recommended: a patchwork of green and gold streaked with blue – reminiscent of an abstract etching, framed by the majestic snow-capped peaks shining not very far away.

The awesome presence of the great mountains thrusting their snowy peaks deciphers the strength of the Tethys Sea bulging its muscles to reach this towering height. No less than 14 of them soar majestically to 20,000 ft. plus. The center of attraction, of course, remain the Kanchenjunga.

Snowfall is common especially during the winter months. The trekker should be well prepared to face the cold. The temperature may go below freezing point any time around the year.

The trek to Dzongri is among the tougher ones in Sikkim Even the experienced porters and guides get tired after reaching here. nature beyond recommends trekkers should go for regular fitness exercise before coming for this trek. The beauty of the mountain, we also guarantee, will make all the effort worthwhile once you reach here.

The trek to Dzongri starts from Yuksom in West Sikkim.

The North Eastern region of India offers numerous adventurous and remarkable trails that attract a lot of travelers across the globe. Yuksom-Dzongri Trek is a short, high altitude and one of the most interesting trekking routes in Sikkim. Dzongri trek is the small trek option of the Goechala Trek. This remarkable trek begins from Yuksam and finishes at Yuksam in 5 days. For the trekkers who want to explore more in a short duration, the Dzongri trek is the aptest option. Trekkers on this wonderful trek get to explore and see the mesmerizing exquisiteness of scenic landscapes during trekking. In actual fact, Dzongri and Dzongri La (viewpoint) is the paramount spot to get a view of the spectacular mountains and its towering peaks in the Sikkim Himalayas. Along with the impressive Mt. Kangchendzonga (8585 meters), the 3rd highest mountain in the world, you can also discover some of the most famous peaks during this trek from the Dzongri View Points like Mt. Kabru south (7317 meters), Mt. Kabru north (7338 meters), Mt. Simvo (6811 meters), Mt. Pandim (6691 meters) Mt. Kabru Forked (6108 meters), Mt. Rathong (6679 meters), Mt. Kumbhakarna (Janoo) (7710 meters), Mt. Kokthang (6147 meters), Mt. Goecha Peak (5127 meters) and Mt. Frey Peak (5830 meters).

Dzongri Trek is considered as one of the most excellent trekking destinations in the North-Eastern area in India. Nestled in the fabulous Himalayas, this destination offers many spectacular and charming views of nature’s exquisiteness. Sikkim is best destinations for the travelers across the globe as it has a lot to offer from the panoramic views of the unparalleled Kanchanjunga range, monasteries, ancient temples and many other things.

This place is the hidden gem in the north-eastern region; trekkers on this adventurous and interesting trek to get introduced to the captivating splendor of picturesque backdrops and exotic wildlife.

The Yuksom to Dzongri trek in Sikkim is for sure is one of the most interesting treks of which you will definitely want to be a part of. It is a trekking excursion that will bring you closer to nature and during the whole journey you can explore the virgin peaks, the pictorial landscapes, and towering mountains. The trek is usually called as the ‘Walking in Paradise’ and undeniable it will be right to say that this trekking destination is a certainly a traveler’s delight.

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TRIP SUMMARY

Destination Sikkim
Trek Level Moderate – Strenuous
Accommodation Camping
Duration 7 Days
Max Altitude 4250m
Best Season Oct-Dec and March-May

INCLUDED:

  • English speaking guide.
  • Transport to and from Yuksom
  • All meals on the trek, including boiled water
  • Tents and mats
  • Cook and porters
  • Yaks/ponies for carrying tents and cooking equipment
  • All trekking permits, national park fees and camera fees
  • Our guide will carry a comprehensive medical kit including high altitude sickness tablets

EXCLUDED:

  • Flights
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs
  • Visa costs
  • Personal expenditure i.e. soft drinks/beer on trek, extra snacks for the trek etc
  • Meals in Darjeeling before or after the trek
  • Travel insurance

Day 1:  Darjeeling – Yuksom. Approx 6 hrs drive. Overnight Yuksom

Day 2: Trek Begins: Yuksom – Tshoka (3000m / 6-7 hrs) (Camping).

Day 3: Tshoka – Dzongri (4030 m / 5-6 hrs) (Camping)

Day 4:  Dzongri view point before sunrise. Trek to Dzongri la area (4000m / 4250m / 40 mins) (Camping)

Day 5: Dzongri to Tshoka (3050m / 4 to 5 hrs)  (Camping)

Day 6: Tshoka to Yuksom. (1875m / 5-6hrs) Trek ends. Overnight hotel Yuksom

Day 7: Yuksom – Darjeeling

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