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Explore The Dzongri Trek - Sikkim
Highlights
  • Enjoy and explore one of the most popular trek in Eastern Himalayas.
  • Visit Visit Tiger Hill in Darjeeling and enjoy UNESCO World Heritage site “Mountain Toy Train”
  • Visit Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim and Tibetan monasteries around this area.
Itinerary Details
Day 01: Arrive Calcutta - Local Sight Seeing
Today arrive Calcutta in the morning. Explore Calcutta with you private guide, visiting Victoria Memorial, a legacy of the British Raj and home to an impressive collection of art, St Paul’s Cathedral, and Indian Museum.
Day 02: Fly to Bagdogra – Drive to Darjeeling (Drive 95 Kms / 2 Hrs)
Today fly to Bagdogra and we do nice drive through Himalayan foothills to Darjeeling. Evening is at leisure and for acclimatization.
Day 03: Darjeeling
Today drive up to Tiger Hill to see the spectacular sunrise over the highest mountain peaks in the world, including Mt Everest and Kanchenjunga. Visit the Ghoom Monastery and enjoy a short Toy Train ride. In afternoon visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Zoological Park.
Day 04: Darjeeling – Yuksum, 5800 Ft (125 Kms / 5 Hrs)
Today morning we drive to Yuksam, the base camp for our trek to start. Yuksam lies on the edge of the Khanchenjunga National Park, the largest protected area in Sikkim. Afternoon free for sightseeing and evening to get ready for next day.
Day 05: Yuksum – Tshoka, 10000 ft (16 Kms / 6 Hrs)
Today we start our trek to Tshoka through thick lush green forest of pine and oak.  Enjoy and photograph en route waterfalls and streams. We cross river Prek Chu then start uphill climb to Bakhim village then continue to Tshoka, a Tibetan settlement.
Day 06: Tshoka -  Dzongri, 13200 ft ( 12 Kms/ 5 Hrs)
Today morning we continue our trek to Dzongri. From Tshoka the trail is quite steep and passes through the beautiful lush thick forest of rhododendrons, home to flowering plants of over 400 species. En route enjoy spectacular views of mountain ranges.
Day 07: Dzongri – Easy day
Today is easy day. Walk around the hill top area and take it easy today and enjoy nature.
Day 08: Dzongri – Bakhim, 11100 Ft
We trek down to Bakhim and enjoy this beautiful campsite at near by village.
Day 09: Bakhim – Yuksum 5800 Ft
Today easy walk back to Yuksum and we finish the trek.
Day 10: Yuksum – Gangtok (125 Kms / 6 Hrs)
Today long but beautiful drive to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. Gangtok is a charming and clean city, with colourful buildings and a bustling atmosphere. Enjoy the cable car ride and visit Tashi View Point which offers enchanting view of Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mt. Siniolchu.
Day 11: Gangtok
Today enjoy a full-day’s sightseeing around Gangtok. You can do excursion to Tsomgo Lake at an altitude of 12,400 ft. Enjoy photography and even take a yak ride around the lake. Or choose to visit different Gompas (Monastery) across valley.
Day 12: Gangtok – Drive to Bagdogra (125 Kms / 5 Hrs) - Fly Out
Today drive to Bagdogra and take flight to Delhi/Calcutta - onwards.
Price: On Request
Price Guide
Price is Per Person on twin sharing basis. It includes standard accommodation with breakfast, private car and driver, all transfers and services of private English-speaking guide. Internal flights within India are not included. For more details visit FAQ, here...
 
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