Sikkim Dzongri Trekking

Duration: 15 Days

Trip Duration

15 Days

Trip Grade

Strenuous

Group Size

2-15 People

Activity

Trekking

Sikkim Dzongri Trekking Overview

Situated in the Eastern Himalayas, this beautiful state of Sikkim is sandwiched between the kingdom of Nepal and Bhutan.

About Sikkim Dzongri Trekking:
Situated in the Eastern Himalayas, this beautiful state of Sikkim is sandwiched between the kingdom of Nepal in the West and Bhutan in the East, Tibet in the North and the state of West Bengal in the South. With an area of 7,300 sq. kms, measuring 115 kms from north to south and 65 kms. From East to West, the elevation ranging from 244 mts to over 8550 mts., above sea level, approximately latitude of 27 degree North and longitude of 88 degree East. This small state belies its richness of culture, customs, heritage, flora and fauna. Sikkim, once a protectorate of India with a monarchy government but metamorphosed as the 22nd state of the Indian Union in the year 1975. The population of the state is only 4,20,000 as per the last census. Amidst the grandeur of the mountain peaks, lush green valleys cascading waterfalls and fast flowing rivers, beautiful monasteries and terraced hills, Sikkim offers her visitor a rare and exotic experience.

 

Sikkim Dzongri Trekking Detail Itinerary


01
Day 01: Pick up at Bhadrapur transer to Gangtok (1547m) 174 kms about 5-6 hrs drive . O/N Hotel
02
Day 02: Gangtok sightseeing, visit Rumtek Monastery 24 kms 45 minutes drive, on the way back visit ,institute of Tibetology, Do –Drul Chorten, visit Government Institute of Cottage industry , Enchey Monastery, O/N hotel
03
Day 03: Transfer to Yuksam (1780 m) 133 kms via Temi Tea estate, the only Tea Estate in Sikkim ,Yuksam , the frist capital of Sikkim and where frist king ( Chogyal) was crowned in 1641 AD O/N Camp
04
Day 04: Trek to tshoka (3005 m ) 16 km 6-7 hrs walk O/N Camp
05
Day 05: Trek to Dzongri (4030 m) 9 km 4-5 hrs walk O/N Camp
06
Day 06: Dzongri explore around O/ N camp
07
Day 07: Trek to Thansing (3930 m) 6 km 3-4 hrs walk O/N camp
08
Day 08: Trek to samiti Lake (4250 m) 4 km 3-4 hrs walk O/N
09
Day 09: Early morning excurion to Goechela (4950m) 6 km and back Thansing 6-7 hrs walk O /N camp
10
Day 10: Trek back to Tshoka 12 O/N camp
11
Day 11: Trek back to Yuksam O/N hotel
12
Day 12: Transfer to Pemayangtse (2085) via Tashiding Monastery 52 km 3 hrs drive O/N Hotel
13
Day 13: After breakfast visit Pemayangtse Monastery , it is one of the most important and oldest Monastery in Sikkim belongs to the Nyingmapa sect of Buddhim, inside the Monastery there is a wooden structure depicting the Maha Guru ‘s havenly palace a masterpiece created by Late Dungzin Rinpoche , walk Sangacholing Monastery , transfer to Kalimpong 96 km 3-4 hrs drive , O/N hotel
14
Day 14: Kalimpong (1243) visit some flower nurseries, Durpin Monastery , O/N hotel
15
Day 15: Early morning , transfer to Bhadrapur airport.

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