Destination - Dzongri Duration - 13 Nights and 14 Days
Day - 1 – Drive to Gangtok (120 Kilometers, 4 hours) - You will be received by our official at Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) – He will assist you for the forwarding journey to Gangtok - A perfect destination for tourist in search of enchantment, tranquility, trekking or any other adventure. Land of monastery, mystic rituals / festivals at an elevation of 1,437 meters / 4,715 feet is the most often visited spot of India for its rare Orchids and Butterflies - In the evening one is free to stroll around M.G.Marg. Over night stay at Gangtok.
Day - 2 - Early morning breakfast - Visit to Tsomgo / Changu Lake and Baba Mandir – It has cool, serene water and picturesque beauty - A temple of Lord Shiva is built on the lakeside - Primula flowers and other alpine plantation provide an immaculate beauty to this place - Till April it is full of snow and lay frozen - Back to hotel for lunch or lunch on the way - Visit to flower show - Evening one is free to stroll around - Over night stay at Gangtok.
Day - 3 – Early morning breakfast – Transfer to Yuksom (1780 meters / 5840 feet) – (123 kilometers – 5 ½ - 6 hours) from Gangtok - Morning after an early breakfast drive to Yuksom - Yuksom is the old capital of Sikkim where the first king was consecrated in the year 1642 A.D - It also has the oldest existing Monastery built during 1700 A.D - Early morning one can get a clear view of mount Koktang, Kumbhakarna, Rathong, Kabru, Dom, Kanchendzonga, Pandim, Shimbho, Narsing, etc - Over night stay in hotel.
Day - 4 – Yuksom (1780 meters / 5840 feet) – Bakhim (3035 meters / 9957 feet) – 13 kilometers – 4 to 4 ½ hours - Trek - Early morning breakfast - Start the first leg of trekking to reach Bakhim - The track is a gradual ascent and descends through the dense forest of Kanchendzonga National park following the Pairag Chu - Overnight stay in trekkers hut / camp - Refreshment and dinner - Overnight stay at Tent / Trekkers / Camp.
Day - 5 – Bakhim (3035 meters / 9957 feet) – Dzongri (3962 meters / 12999 feet) – 12 kilometers – 4 to 4 ½ hours – Trek - Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Dzongri along a well marked track - Initially the track climbs steeply, and strenuous but as the track is through fascinating rhododendron bushes running riot with color, one may not feel the climb - Arrive at Dzongri - Refreshment and dinner - Overnight stay at Tent / Trekkers / Camp.
Day - 6 – Dzongri (3962 meters / 12999 feet) – spend the day at leisure - Rest at Dzongri - Refreshment and dinner - Overnight stay at Tent / Trekkers / Camp.
Day - 7 – Dzongri (3962 meters / 12999 feet) – Thangsing (3800 meters / 12467 feet) – 3 to 3 ½ hours - Trek - Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Thangsing - One can have fantastic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mount Pandim, Mount Kabru etc. on the way - From Dzongri pass one has to actually descend to reach Thangsing - Refreshment and dinner - Overnight stay at Tent / Trekkers / Camp.
Day - 8 - Thangsing (3800 meters / 12467 feet) - Simiti Lake (4210 meters / 13812 feet) – 3 to 3 ½ hours - Trek - Morning after breakfast start trekking - Simiti is one of the high altitude fresh water lakes found in the lap of mighty Himalayan ranges and the serene atmosphere will rejuvenating - This is also considered a very sacred lake - Camp by the side of the lake - Refreshment and dinner - Overnight stay at Tent / Trekkers / Camp.
. Day - 9 - Simiti Lake (4210 meters / 13812 feet) – Goechala (5000 meters / 16404 feet) - Thangsing (3800 meters / 12467 feet) – Trek - Morning after breakfast - Start trekking to reach Goechala - From the pass one can see the lofty and majestic mount Kanchenjunga, mount Kabru and Kabru Dome etc – Continue the route back to Thangsing - Overnight stay in trekkers hut / camp.
Day - 10 - Thangsing (3800 meters / 12467 feet) – Tsoka (3710 meters / 12172 feet) – 5 to 6 hours - Trek - Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Tsoka - The trek winds its way down up to Phodong – this place is the base camp for the Rhododendron trek - Overnight stay in trekkers hut / tents.
Day – 11 - Tsoka (3710 meters / 12172 feet) – Yuksom (1780 meters / 5840 feet) – 2 to 2 ½ hours - Trek - Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Yuksom - Rest of the day free to visit the oldest monastery and the surrounding area – Gala party - Overnight stay in hotel.
Day – 12 – Early morning breakfast – Transfer to Darjeeling - (115 kilometers 3 ½ - 4 hours) – Darjeeling - At an elevation of 2123 meters / 70001 feet, the land of breathtaking beauty, amidst rolling tea gardens, crowned by the majestic Himalayas popularly known as the Queen of the hills - Jewel in the crown of the Eastern Himalayas with mesmerizing beauty offers spectacular views of the Mount Everest, Mount Kanchendzonga and the rest of spectacular Himalayan range. Check in to hotel – Stroll to Mall / shrubbery Park - Over night stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Day - 13 - Early morning visit to Tiger hills – The day’s excursion start at 0345 hours to enjoy sunrise - Return at 0700 hours route Batasia Loop of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway and War Memorial - Back to hotel for breakfast, visit to Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Padmaja Naidu Park. Back to hotel for lunch or lunch on the way - After lunch visit to Rock garden and Gangamaiya Park - Over night stay at Darjeeling.
Day – 14 – Drive to Siliguri - Early morning breakfast - Next one has to drive to Siliguri, on the way to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) (100 kilometers, 2 ½ hours) - Tour ends.
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