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Yuksom – Dzongri Trek - 13 Days

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DZONGRI TREK
Dzongri trek in Sikkim is the most interesting and fabulous trek in the isolated area of Sikkim; sharing 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. Here, you get to witness a nature full environment with inner peace, joy and satisfaction along with the mixed cultures as this is the camping trek.  During the whole journey you can explore the virgin peaks, impressive Mt. Kangchendzonga (8,585m), the 3rd highest mountain in the world. Similarly, you get to discover some of the major famous peaks during this trek from the Dzongri View Points such as Mt. Kabru south (7,317m), Mt. Kabru north (7338m), Mt. Pandim (6,691m), Mt. Kabru Forked (6,108m), Mt. Rathong (6,679m), Mt. Kumbhakarna (Janoo 7,710m), Mt. Kokthang (6,147m), Mt. Goecha Peak (5.127m), and Mt. Frey Peak (5,830m),


Outline Itinerary (Dzongri Trek)
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative
Day 02 : Kathmandu to Bhadrapur fly – Duration: 45 minutes and drive to Gangtok 4 hrs
Day 03 : Gangtok Sightseeing: After Breakfast, we visit the famous monastery of Rumtek and after Lunch Cottage Industry, Flower Show and the Enchey Monastery etc..
Day 04 : Gangtok to Yuksam (1760m) drive – Duration: 4 hrs
Day 05 : Yuksam to Bakhim (3005m) walk – Duration: 6 hrs
Day 06 : Bakhim to Phedang (3483m) walk – Duration: 5.5 hrs
Day 07 : Phedang to Dzongri (4020m) walk – Duration: 4.5 hrs
Day 08 : Rest day; Dzongri excursion around
Day 09 : Dzongri to Tshoka (3030m) walk – Duration: 5 hrs
Day 10 : Tshoka to Yuksom (1760m) walk – Duration: 6hrs
Day 11 : Yuksom to Bhadrapur drive – Duration: 3-4 hrs and fly to Kathmandu 45 minutes
Day 12 : Sightseeing in kathmandu Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Darbar Squar world heritage sites by UNESCO
Day 13 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination


Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.

Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative

Day 2
Day 02 : Kathmandu to Bhadrapur fly - Duration: 45 minutes and drive to Gangtok 4 hrs

Day 3
Day 03 : Gangtok Sightseeing: After Breakfast, we visit the famous monastery of Rumtek and after Lunch Cottage Industry, Flower Show and the Enchey Monastery etc..

Day 4
Day 04 : Gangtok to Yuksam (1760m) drive - Duration: 4 hrs

Day 5
Day 05 : Yuksam to Bakhim (3005m) walk - Duration: 6 hrs

Day 6
Day 06 : Bakhim to Phedang (3483m) walk - Duration: 5.5 hrs

Day 7
Day 07 : Phedang to Dzongri (4020m) walk - Duration: 4.5 hrs

Day 8
Day 08 : Rest day; Dzongri excursion around

Day 9
Day 09 : Dzongri to Tshoka (3030m) walk - Duration: 5 hrs

Day 10
Day 10 : Tshoka to Yuksom (1760m) walk - Duration: 6hrs

Day 11
Day 11 : Yuksom to Bhadrapur drive - Duration: 3-4 hrs and fly to Kathmandu 45 minutes

Day 12
Day 12 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu Durbar Squar world heritage site by UNESCO, Swayambhunath Monkey Temple and Bhaktapur Darbar Squar etc..

Day 13
Day 13 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport picks up, drops off, upon arrival and departure
  • 2Night's accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu - Bhadrapur - Kathmandu Flight (inclusive with airport tax)
  • 2Night's accommodation at Hotel Amba Regency with breakfast in Gangtok
  • Ground transportation: Bhadrapur - Gangtok - Yuksom to Bhadrapur by A/C Private Vehicle
  • Fluent English Speaking and well clarifying Mountain Guide
  • services for Sikkim Dzongri trekking permit and Khangchendzonga National Park Permits
  • Full boards meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) with tea, coffee during trek
  • All Camping equipment: tents, Mettress, Pillow, Kitchen tent, Dining tent, shower tent and toilet tent
  • An experience trekking guide (trained by Ministry of tourism), trekking cook, kitchen helper, Sherpa
  • Necessary number of porter’s their meal, accommodation, transportation, salary, insurance, equipment’s are included in Cost
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and 2 passport size photos)
  • Extra night accommodation, if required (in Kathmandu)
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation during trekking in need
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Items and expenses of personal nature
  • Any kind of Hot drinks, cold drinks, Phone Call and Internet etc..
  • Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslide, political disturbance and strikes etc..
  • Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek
  • Tips for guide, porters

Yuksom – Dzongri Trek via Nepal – 13 Days (Accommodation: Camping)

(All rates are in Euro)
PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
All inclusive Trek Cost for 1 Person: Eur 1650
All inclusive Trek Cost for 2-4 person basis : Eur 1600 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for 5-7 person basis : Eur 1550 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for +8 person basis : Eur 1500 per person

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Frequently asked Questions.

How can I go to Sikkim?

Travel to Sikkim by would be taking a flight from Kathmandu via Bhadrapur to our destination. You can further board a Private vehicle to reach Sikkim.

Which is the best month to visit 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.

Do you need permit to visit Sikkim?

Permits required visiting 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).

Is Sikkim safe for tourists?

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.

For what Sikkim is famous?

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.

How can I go to Sikkim by flight?

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.

ADDITIONAL TRIP EXTENSION OPTION:

The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.

RECOMMENDED GEAR LISTS:
CLOTHING:
Warm jacket (down jacket, if possible)
Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
Thermal underwear
Hat or Cap, pair of gloves and scarf
Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting)
Shorts and trousers, or skirt
2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks
2 pairs of running socks or liner socks
Proper hiking boots
Running shoes and flip-flops
2-3 t-shirts
Underwear
Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Sun Glasses


During winter season, additional clothing’s may include:
The outer jacket should be warm, down jacket is highly recommended during winter season
Bring a pair of warm winter trousers, in addition to the hiking trousers
Bring at least one windproof layer of clothes, helping to reduce any chill factor influence.
Snow gaiters


TREKKING GEARS:
Pair of polarizing sun-glasses (to be comfortable and to avoid potential snow-blindness)
Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
Map of the trekking route,
Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries
Sleeping bag and silk liner
Miscellaneous


TOILETRIES:
A small light weight and quick drying towel
Bar of soap
Sunscreen (SPF +20)
Earplugs
Insect repellants (for lower elevations)
First aid kid
Water purification tables or a water filter
Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 4,000 m elevations)
Toilet paper


OPTIONAL ITEMS:
Camera, battery etc
Books/magazines
Trekking poles
GPS unit
Padlocks for guest house rooms and bags
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
Sewing/repair kit
Pocket knife
Dairy or notebook plus pencil/pen

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Yuksom – Dzongri Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 13 Days
  • Moderate
  • 4020 Meter
  • September - December & February – May
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Flight & A/C Private Vehicle
  • Hotel/Camping

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