Dzongri Trek,Sikkim & Darjeeling

Trekking - Sikkim & Darjeeling

Details : Kanchanjunga Trek - Goechala is also known as Kanchanjunga Trek, Trek to Dzongri, Trek to Goechala, Trek from Yuksom to Goechala. This is One of the most popular trekking route in West Sikkim region, it offers almost everything making it a trekkers delight. Sunrise view over Kanchendzonga range from Tiger Hills, Dzongri Top and Goechala is most popular among the tourist. Trek through bamboo bushes and rhododendron forest make it very beautifull. Enchanting panoramic view of some of the highest mountain peak of world like Kanchendzonga , Pandim etc. Places to viist during tour are Kolkata, Bagdogra, Darjeeling, Pemayangtse, Yuksum, Bakhim, Tsoka, Dzongri, Thangsing, Simiti Lake, Gochala, Lamune, Thangsing, Kokuchurung, Tshoka, Yuksom, Gangtok, Bagdogra.

  • Duration:
  •  13 Days
  • Activities
  •  Trekking, Camping & Photography of Nature
  • Best Time:
  •  April - May & September - November
  • Grade:
  •  Moderate
  • Price
  • On Twin Sharing:
  •  On Request
  • On Single Occupancy:
  •  On Request
  • Airfare
  • Domestic (Local) Air Fare:
  •  On request

Day 01:      Arrive Delhi                                                                                                                                                  

Welcome to India- a country where hospitality is a way of life ; to a culture steeped in tradition, a land where history lives in music and dance. You will be received at the airport in a traditional manner with garlands and proceed to your hotel for overnight stay.

 

Day 02:       Delhi – Bagdogra - Darjeeling                                                                   

Morning after breakfast transfer to domestic airport to board flight for Bagdogra. Met upon arrival and proceed for lunch at local restaurant. After lunch drive to Darjeeling (2130 m).

 

Upon arrival check into hotel for overnight stay.

 

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast + Dinner

 

Day 03:     Darjeeling                                                        

 

After breakfast we drive to Happy valley tea Garden. Later we visit to the famous Himalayan Mountaineering Institute which has a museum specializing on the various expeditions on peaks of the Himalayas and an exclusive Everest Museum which tells us the history along with its expeditions to Everest.

 

After Lunch we ride on the Famous Toy Train of Darjeeling. It takes us 45 minutes ride towards Ghum railway station which used to be the second highest in the world.( Now the 5th highest ). Latter Ghum Monastery (Yiga Choling Buddhist Monastery) which has the image of Maitreya Buddha (the future coming Buddha) and drive back to Darjeeling and visit the upper market.

 

PLEASE NOTE

1. The tourist train normally starts in the morning (11am) and the second trip at 2pm. But it all depends on the tourist traffic. So we can adjust with the timings of the sightseeing with the train ride.

Later drive back to the hotel for overnight stay.

 

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

 

Day 04:     Darjeeling  - Yuksam                                          

 Morning after an early breakfast drive to reach Yuksam (1760 m). On arrival check-in at hotel for overnight stay.

Yuksam is the old capital of Sikkim. On arrival check-into Hotel for overnight stay.

 

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast + Lunch (at Local restaurant) + Dinner

 

Day 05:      Yuksam - Tsoka                                                   

Morning after breakfast start the first leg of trekking to reach Tsoka (3710 m). It about 1 km ahead of Bhakim. The track gradually ascends and descends through the dense verdant semi-tropical forest and after Bhakim its steep climb till Tsoka.

Arrive and set the camp for overnight stay.

 

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast + Lunch (Packed / Hot) + Dinner

 

Day 06:       Tsoka - Phidong -  Dzongri                                                                              

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Dzongri. The trek involves study and steep climbing through Rhododendrons Forest. Dzongri commands panoramic view of the mighty and sacred mountain of Sikkim, Kanchenjunga (8585 m) and Pandim (6691 m).

 

Arrive and set the camp for overnight stay.

 

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast + Lunch (Packed) + Dinner

 

Day 07:     Dzongri                                

Day walk to a ridge with view on the Kanchenjunga. Overnight in camp

 

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast + Lunch (Packed / Hot) + Dinner

 

Day 08:     Dzongri - Tsoka                                                                                        

Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Tsoka (3710 m) in about 5 - 6 hrs. The trek winds its way down up to Phedang, the start of the Rhododendron trail.

 

Arrive and set the camp for overnight stay.

 

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast + Lunch (Packed / Hot) + Dinner

 

Day 09:      Tsoka  -  Yuksam                                                                                                  

Morning after breakfast trek back to Yuksam.

Arrive by evening and check-into hotel for overnight stay.

 

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast + Lunch (Packed / Hot) + Dinner

 

Day 10:      Yuksam-   Pelling - Gangtok                                                                          

Morning after breakfast leave for Gangtok.  Enroute visit Pemayangte Monastery, Situated on a hill top at 2800 m Pemayangte is one of the most important and oldest monastery in Sikkim. Gangtok is the capital and largest town of Sikkim. Gangtok is located in the eastern Himalayan range, at an altitude of 5,800 feet (1,800 m). The town's population of 98,658 belongs to different ethnicities such as Indian-Nepalis, Lepchas and Bhutia.

Arrive by evening and check-into hotel for overnight stay.

 

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

 

Day 11:      Gangtok                                                        

Morning after breakfast proceeds for sightseeing tour to Gangtok.

Post sightseeing transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

 

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner.

 

Day 12:      Gangtok - Bagdogra -  Delhi                                                               

Morning after early breakfast leave for Bagdogra airport. Arrive Bagdogra and board flight for Delhi. Arrive Delhi and transfer to Hotel for overnight stay.

 

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast + Dinner

 

Day 13:     Delhi - Depart                                                                        

Morning after breakfast proceeds for sightseeing tour to Delhi.

Post sightseeing transfer to international airport to board flight for onward destination.

 

MEAL PLAN: Breakfast only.

 

Prices Include:

  • Accommodation for (12) nights on twin share basis in the mentioned hotels and similar
  • Meals as per Itirnerary
  • Services of English Speaking Local Guide for the sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • One time entrances to the monuments as per the itinerary
  • Transport will be using air conditioned Innova Car in Delhi and Non AC vehicle in Hills
  • All currently applicable taxes
  • One Shikhar Travels Tour Escort accompanying
  • Services of English Speaking Local Guide for the sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • One time entrances to the monuments as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation in Tents during Approach March and at Base Camp.
  • All current Government taxes are included in the above price, which are subject to change without any notice.
  • One bottle of mineral water per person on arrival in Delhi and one bottle per person per day during the visits and long drives.
  • Floral welcome on arrival

 

Prices DO NOT Include:

 

  • International , visa fees, airport tax or any kind of insurance cover
  • Items of personal nature like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips, camera fees etc
  • Car at disposal or any sightseeing on leisure days unless specified above
  • Early check in or a late checkout room (s) at any hotel (s)  unless specified above
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control like change in flight and train    schedule; cancellation of flights/trains, political disturbances, natural phenomenon, etc
  • Expenses of personal nature like personal gratuities, telephone charges, laundry, spa activities, drinks etc.
  • Tips to driver, guide, hotel staff & representative.
  • Any airfare – international or domestic
  • Any porterage at hotel (for baggage on arrival and departure from the hotel).
  • Camera/video camera fee at monuments
  • Any other item not specifically mentioned above as 'INCLUDED'

 

General Conditions:

 

  • The prices are on Per Person basis, Nett & Non Commissionable.
  • Upon confirmation of the booking we would require 50% of the total invoice and the balance amount can be paid 60 days prior to the date of arrival.
  • Class of travel on trains may change based on availability at the time of booking
  • All flight/train timings are based on current schedule and are strictly subject to change
  • All prices are subject to any revision of tax and tariff structure

 

 

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