Dzongri Trek is a short popular trek in Sikkim where you get to trek upto the Dzongri Ridge, highest point on this Trek. This Short Sikkim Trek is for those looking to do a short trek but would also like to feel the closeness of the himalayan range at close quarters.
Dzongri Ridge Trek a Sikkim Short Trek, is the most popular short trek in Sikkim Himalayas. Dzongri trek route meanders through the temperate forests of the Kanchenjunga National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site to the alpine vegetation at Dzongri Ridge. Dzongri Ridge Trek starts with a drive to Yuksom(Trek head), in west Sikkim.
This Short Trek in Sikkim Himalaya is meant for those looking to do a high Altitude Trek within a limited time frame. One can get upclose to the mountain range and get to feel the Himalayan Ecstasy in just a period of two days. Climb Dzongri Top at Sunset & sunrise to enjoy spectacular close up views of the 3rd.highest mountain in the world Mt.Kanchenjunga & its Range.
TRIP FACTS :
|Group Departure Dates for Dzongri Ridge Trek -2020|
|28 March-04 April,2020||23 May-30 May,2020||10-17 Oct,2020|
|11-17 April, 2020||12-19 Sept,2020||24 Oct-31 Oct,2020|
|23 April-30 April,2020||26 Sept-03 Oct,2020||31 Oct -07 Nov,2020|
|09-16 May,2020||03-10 Oct,2020||14-21 Nov,2020|
ITINERARY FOR DZONGRI RIDGE TREK
Day 1 : Arrive at Bagdogra Airport/NJP Rail Station/Nepal Border. Having arrived at Bagdogra Airport our representative will meet you and drive you to Gangtok (1622m). Gangtok is 144Km from Bagdogra Airport and will take approximately 4Hrs driving beside the river Teesta which has it’s source in the Tibetan Pleatue. Overnight Hotel(B/B).
Day 2 : Gangtok sight seeing. While our staff will procure the Trekking permit, drive to Rumtek monastery, 23Km away from Gangtok Town the biggest monastery in Sikkim which also is a school for the monks. The Rumtek monastery is of the Kagyu sect of Buddhism and was built in the year 1969, therefore it is comparatively new. This monastery is the replica of the monastery that exists in Tsurpu in Tibet. Visit Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, the only one of it’s kind in India. Evening take a stroll in the famous MG Marg in Gangtok. Overnight Hotel.
Day 3 : Drive to Yuksom(1760m/5Hrs Drive). Trek Head. This a long drive by himalayan standard. The drive to Yuksom takes you through the small town of Singtam, Ravangala and Tashiding to Yuksom. Yuksom was the first and the ancient capital of Sikkim. It’s significane is that the three holy monks met in Yuksom and for the first time choose a King to rule Sikkim. One can visit the Coronation monastery and coronation throne, carved out of a single piece of boulder. Overnight Lodge.
Day 4 : Dzongri Ridge Trek Starts. Trek Yuksom to Bakhim(2828m/11Km). The Dzongri Ridge Sikkim Short Trek starts with a gentle trek through the temperate forests of the Kanchenjunga National Park till Prekchu. Then it is 2Km steep uphill Trek till we reach our campsite at Bakhim. Overnight Tents.
Day 5 : Trek Bakhim to Dzongri (3950m/12.87Km). The Trek to Dzongri Ridge is a steep uphill of almost 9Km till Deaurali Dada. The Trek Route Passes through the Tibetan settlement of Tchoka and Phedang, passing through some of the most untouched virgin forests of the Kanchenjunga National Park till Phedang. Then it is alpine vegetation with the smell of the Juniper plants all over till the Campsite at Doring in Dzongri Ridge. Overnight Tents.
Day 6 : Early Morning Trek to Dzongri Top(4030m)for Sunrise views on the Kanchenjunga Range. Return Back to Campsite for Breakfast. After breakfast slowly trek back to Tchoka( 2975m) the same way that we had taken on the way up to Dzongri Ridge. The Trek back to Tchoka is equally ardous because of the undulating tracks mixed with steep downhill. Overnight Tents.
Day 7 : Trek Tchoka to Yuksom. Trek Back to Yuksom from Tchoka is the same path that we took on the way up to Dzongri Ridge. Though today it much easier and gentler in nature till Yuksom. Overnight Lodge.
Day 8 : Drive to Bagdogra Airport/NJP Rail Station/Nepal Border for Final Departure. End of the Trek.
Extension can be made to Darjeeling/Bhutan & Nepal.
Note: The above itinerary is a sample, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road condition, physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before departure or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change this schedule in the interest of trip participant”s safety, comfort and general well being.
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