Singalila Dzongri Trekking Tour to Sikkim
Duration of Tour : 05 Nights / 06 Days
Destination Covered : Yuksom - Tshoka - Dzongri - Tshoka - Yuksom
Day 01: Arrival Yuksom
Day 03: Tsoka - Dzongri
Arrival at Yuksom (5840 Ft / 1780 Mts), the historical capital of Sikkim. The drive takes you through quaint villages steep valleys and green hills. Yuksom is rich in history and tradition, as it was here that the first Chogyal of Sikkim was consecrated by the three Lamas. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Yuksom - Tsoka
Following an early morning start, you trek for three hours through lush green meadows and cross four mountain streams. Henceforth, the trek is a continuous uphill path lined with conifers and is virtually carpeted with a bed of leaves to leach Bakhim (9000 Ft / 2744 Mts), - a hill village. Tsoka (10000 Ft / 3049 Mts, 17Kms / 7 Hrs), is a slightly larger settlement with a few houses, a monastery and is the last village on the route. You spend the night at Tsoka. Overnight at Trekkers Hut / Tent.
The vegetation changes to stunted bushes of rhododendrons and miniature pine trees resembling bonsais as you gain altitude with every step to reach Dzongri (13218 Ft / 4030 mts, 10 Kms 5 Hrs). Overnight at Trekkers Hut / Tent.
Day 04: Dzongri - Tsoka
Dzongri is picture of solitude surrounded by hills and mountains on all sides. The mountain fortress has no settlements except for two trekker's huts. An early morning trek at around 4.30 am to Dzongri top which at 14002 ft / 4269 mts is higher than most mountain peaks in Europe, presents yet another view of the Kanchenjunga along with other ranges basking in the glory of the rising sun. We return to the campsite and have breakfast. After breakfast repeat your trek to Tsoka through down hill. Overnight at Trekkers Hut / Tent.
Day 05: Tsoka - Yuksom
A veritable repeat of your 2nd day. The only difference being that you are walking down hill to Yuksom. A visit to the oldest monastery of Sikkim Dubdi Monastery build in 1701 is must. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06: Leave Yuksom
Transfer to the point for your onward connection (after breakfast).