Yuksom to Dzongri Trekking is a fabulous trek in the isolated area of west Sikkim. Sikkim shares its border with Tibet to the North, Bhutan to the East, Nepal to the West and the State of West Bengal (India) to the South.
The Yuksom to Dzongri trek in Sikkim is the most interesting Trek which you wish to be a part of it. You get to witness a nature full environment with inner peace and joy. During the whole journey you can explore the virgin peaks, impressive Mt. Kangchendzonga (8585 meters), the 3rd highest mountain in the world. Similarly, you get to discover some of the most famous peaks during this trek from the Dzongri View Points such as Mt. Kabru south (7317 meters), Mt. Kabru north (7338 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).
All Tour Package offers and plans given in the itinerary are for all interested visitors who prefer full package. We offer the itinerary of the destinations as per your choice. You are always free to choose any itinerary and the staff depending on your financial condition. As per your interest and requirement, we have options for any partial visit too.
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Today, you will visit the cultural and historical sights in Kathmandu valley including Swoyambhunath, which is said to be over 2,000 years old and one of the world’s most fabulous Buddhists Stupas; Kathmandu Durbar Square; the temple of Kumari – the residence of living goddess with its wooden carved window and balconies; Kasthamandap–a pagoda temple believed to have been built from the timbers of a single tree by King Laxmi Narsingh Malla.
Take morning flight from kathmandu to Bhadrapur. Meet our representative at Bhadrapur airport and drive towards Gangtok (The Capital of Sikkim). On arrival transfer into hotel. Evening free to explore surroundings. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
On this day, trekking in Yuksam begins at the market of this locality and follows the main road in the direction of the North. Gradually, the treks come out of the gorge and reach near the River Ratong Chu’s right bank. Troop then follows the trail, crossing over 4 overpasses to ascend steeply towards the North-West direction at Bakkhim, a small settlement. The trail will continue to move forward for another three kilometers passing through dense forest of rhododendron and magnolia to reach at Tsokha. Once we reach at this place, we can sit for dinner at campsite. We will also stay here for the night.
On the day third, the trek moves forward and reaches Tsokha, a village and then continues to ascend in the north direction, pasting through a verdant rhododendron forest, reaching to Phedang (3650 meters) it takes around 3 hours to complete the steep incline. We will continue further in the direction of Dzongri. After reaching Dzongri set a camp site for dinner & overnight stay.
On the day fourth, we will indulge in some rest and relaxation as this day is meant for acclimatization. On this day you can enjoy the spectacular sights of the towering mountain summits by hiking upwards to the Dzongri Top. From this spot you get an incredible panoramic view of various peaks like, Pandim (6691 meters), Kabru (7353 meters), Kanchenjunga (8534 meters), Narsingh (5825 meters), Koktang (6147 meters) and Ratong (6678 meters), and towards the western side you can see the magnificent Singalila Ridge. This ridge separates Nepal from Sikkim. Arrangements made at the camp site for the dinner and night stay in the tents.
On this day we will start to move forward toward Tshoka. Arrangements made at the camp site for the dinner and night stay in the tents.
Today is the last day of our trek. Today we will go back over steps in the direction of Yuksam. The trek is easy as the path is mostly downhill. We will stop here for a night stay at the guest house.
Early morning drive to Bhadrapur and take flight for Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
- Kathmandu Airport-Hotel-Airport pick up and transfer by private vehicle as per group size.
- Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast as per the programme.
- Government licensed and well English speaking mountain guide.
- Domestic flight from Kathmandu-Bhadrapur-Kathmandu.
- Cook, Kitchen helper and porters, their food & accommodation.
- Camping equipment (Tent, mattress, Pillow, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, shower tent, kitchen utensils etc.)
- Tented camp accommodation whilst on trekking.
- All necessary ground transportation.
- India visa fees and visa processing assistance.
- All necessary Sikkim, India trekking permits.
- All organizational requirements.
- First aid medical kit.
- Meals at Kathmandu.
- Your international airfare.
- Nepal visa
- Personal expenses.
- Bar and beverage bills.
- Your Travel Insurance.
- Tips for Guide, porters and staffs.
Frequently asked Questions.
Travel to Sikkim by train is possible by getting to major railway heads near Gangtok- New Jalpaiguri (188 km) and Siliguri (145 km). And another option would be taking a flight from Kathmandu via Bhadrapur to our destination. You can further board a bus or hire a taxi to reach Sikkim.
The best time to visit Sikkim is either between March and May or October and mid-December. Best season to visit and see the blooming natural beauty in Gangtok is spring in between from March to May. Autumn, on the other hand, brings the clear view of Himalayan Range.
Permits required to visit Sikkim. … And therefore all foreign nationals require Restricted Area Permit (RAP) to visit any part of Sikkim including Gangtok. This permit is also popularly known as Inner Line Permit (ILP).
Sikkim is one of the safest and peaceful places in India and beautiful as well. You can travel here with no worries because law and order is very strict here in sikkim.
Sikkim is the most favorite place to recharge and rejuvenate your mind and body amidst the tranquility and beauty of the Himalayan Mountains. Along with the rich biodiversity to explore in the Himalayan state of India, the Sikkim is also the home to famous pilgrim destinations for the Buddhism and Hinduism followers.
25 Best Places/ Parts To Visit In Sikkim
• Tsomgo Lake. Image Source. …
• Yuksom. Yuksom is an old historic town, which is considered to be amongst the best places to visit in West Sikkim bestowed with natural beauty and uninterrupted trail for trekkers. …
• Nathula Pass. Image Source. …
• Lachung, Lachen and Yumthang Valley. Image Source. …
• Ravangla. …
• Namchi. …
• Zuluk. …
• Teesta River.
By Air. For those wondering how to reach Sikkim by air, there is no airport in Sikkim itself so you will have to travel to the nearest airport in Bagdogra in West Bengal. This airport is about 124 kilometers from Gangtok and it takes about 5 hours from Bagdogra by buses or cabs. And another option would be taking a flight from Kathmandu via Bhadrapur to our destination.
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