Dzongri trek

Destinations: Dzongri
Trip Duration: 09 Days
Grade: Moderate
Altitude: 4030 mt
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Dzongri trek

Day by Day Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

Upon arrival at Delhi met our representative and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 02: Delhi – Bagdogra – Darjeeling

Take morning flight from Delhi to Bagdogra. Meet our representative and drive towards Darjeeling. On arrival transfer into hotel. Evening sightseeing and acclamitisation. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 03: Darjeeling – Yuksom (123 kms/6-7 hrs)

Today we will drive to Yuksom. The base of our trek. Dinner and overnight stay in guesthouse/tents.

Day 04: Yukoam (1785 mts/5854 ft) – Tsokh (3000 mts/9840 ft) (14 kms/5-6 hrs)

The trail from Yuksom starts at the local market and follows main road towards the north. The trail climbs gently out of the valley and hugs the right bank of the Ratong Chu River, which can be heard thundering through the gorge below. The trail crosses over four bridges to climb steeply towards north-west to the small settlement of Bakhim. Continue for another 3 kms through forest of magnolia and rhododendron to reach Tshokh. On arrival set campsite for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 05: Tsokh – Dzongri (4030 mts/13218 ft) (10 kms/5-6 hrs)

On this day the trail passes through the village of Tshokh and continues to climb north through the forest of rhododendron to the alp of Phidang (3650 m) taking around 3 hrs to complete the ascent. Continue further towards Dzongri. On arrival set campsite for dinner and overnight stay. 

Day 06: Rest day & Acclimatise at Dzongri

The day is for rest and acclimatization. On this day one can savour views of the mountain peaks by climbing up to Dzongri Top. From here you get a panoramic view of Kabru (7353 m), Ratong (6678 m), Kanchenjunga (8534 m), Koktang (6147 m), Pandim (6691 m) and Narsing (5825 m). Towards the west, the Singalila Ridge, which separates Sikkim from Nepal, can be seen. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.  

Day 07: Dzongri – Tshokh (10 kms/4-5 hrs)

Start retracing steps descending towards Tsokha by going through a bypass route directly to Tsokha. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.

Day 08: Tshokh – Yuksom (14 kms/5-6 hrs) – Darjeeling (123 kms 6-7 hrs)

Retrace steps towards Yuksom on the final day of the trek. The going is easier as the path is mainly downhill. From here drive to Darjeeling. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

Day 09: Darjeeling – Bagdogra - Delhi (123 kms / 6-7 hrs)

Early morning drive to Bagdogra and take flight for New Delhi.on arrival at Delhi transfer to international airport to catch onwards flight.

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