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Dzongri La Trek

Most of the people travel to Goecha La pass through the valley Prek Chu. Dzongri La Trek is a trail less travelled just other side of the mountain ridge. River Rathong Chu flows here. This valley is mesmerizing and leads to a high plateau and peaks like Mt. Frey and Mt. Rathong. This place is where the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute conduct their Mountaineering course.

 

Base camp Yuksom

Sikkim, India

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GRADE
Strenuous


Event Itinerary


Max Altitude:4780m

Day 1: Arrival Day

Reach Yuksom from Siliguri/Bagdogra/NJP by car around evening.

Day 2: Trekking Day

Today is the start date of Trek. Today we will trek Yuksom (1706m) to Sachen (2179m), 8 kms, 3 – 4 hrs.


Day 3: Trekking Day

Trek from Sachen (2179m) to Tshoka (2956m), 7 kms, 3 – 4 hrs. Tsoka is the last village on this route.

Day 4: Trekking Day

Trek from Tshoka (2956m) to Dzongri 3960m), 10 kms, 5 – 6 hrs.


Day 5: Trekking Day

Trek from Dzongri Top ( 4170m ) sunrise view, back to Dzongri and then to Bik Bari Via Dzongrila Pass, 12 kms, 5 – 6 hrs.

Day 6: Trekking Day

Bikbari to Chowrikhang 4572m. HMI base camp is here. This is the base a lot of 6000m peak like Frey Peak.

Day 7: Trekking Day

Day of exploration till Rathong Glacier the source of river Rathong Chu and Doodh pokhri(4780m). After Lunch climb down to Bikbari.


Day 8: Trekking Day

Trek from Bikbari via Zamling gnoa to Tsoka. 7-8 Hrs.

Day 9: Trekking Day

Trek from Tshoka (2956m ) to Yuksom (1706m ), 15 Kms, 5 – 6 hours.

Day 10: Departure Day

Early Morning we need to start from Yuksom. Say good bye to Khangchendzonga National Park.

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Gallery

Dzongri La Trek Map
Black kabur in lap of Kanchenjunga
Mt Tenzing Khang
Photke dara top
way to Dzongri la pass



How To Reach Leh

Flight

Bagdogra, which is about 10 kms(~6 miles) from Siliguri, is the nearest flying destination. Flights are available via Kolkata/Delhi/Mumbai.

Road

By road, one can reach Siliguri/ NJP/ Bagdogra from Kolkata. Roads are well connected but the condition may differ based on the season; majorly after the rainy season. NJP to Yuksome takes around 6hrs by car. Car cost involved 5000-6000 INR oneway. In case of shared public transport cabs are available to ply from NJP(opposite railhead and Siliguri Bus stop) to Jorthang and then Jorthang to Yuksom, 3hrs & 200 INR approx each point per head. Jorthang to Yuksom cab services are limited and the last one leaves by 12 pm. While returning from Yuksome scenario remains same so don’t forget to pre-book your cab.

Train

NJP (New Jalpaiguri) is the nearest railhead from Sikkim. Trains are well connected via Kolkata – HWH (Howrah railway station) and New Delhi.

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Travel Fee

19,500 INR | 310 USD

All inclusive, Yuksom to Yuksom

Cost for a group size of 4 and beyond.Foreign national need to pay an additional amount of 70 USD to 100 USD per head for RAP (Restricted area permit) & other wildlife permits based on group size.

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Terms & Conditions

Fees Include:

  • Stay at Yuksom on 2-3 sharing basis in Eco-Guest House or Home stay.
  • Stay at campsite on 2-3 sharing basis in tent
  • Arrival day Snacks and Dinner To Departure day Breakfast.
  • At the campsite, breakfast, and dinner and packed lunch during activities. Veg/Non-Veg as per preference.
  • Climbing and Forest Fees based on your Nationality.
  • Sleeping bag, mat, crampon, ice-ax, rope. All gears with pro-quality standards.

Exclusions:

  • All your personal apparel and gear like shoe, down jacket, backpack etc.
  • Keeping in mind the altitude of trek, book an additional acclimatization day at Yuksom with the cost of 1200 INR, stay + breakfast.
  • Charges for offloading backpack, if required.
  • Any charges for camera, if required.
  • Any insurance.
  • Anything is not mentioned into above inclusions.

Cancellation:

  • Cancellation prior to 30 days from the start of the event– full refund.
  • Cancellation between 30 days and 15 days to the start of the event– 50% refund.
  • Cancellation less than 15 days to the start of the event– No refund, but if you want to do the same or any other itinerary sometime later within a year, you can avail 50% of the cost paid as a discount on new Itinerary Fee.
  • There will be a deduction of 3.09% as bank processing charges on all refunds.
  • To cancel the registration, an email intimation needs to be sent to explore@rockyfeet.org/ explore@rockyfeet.com
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What to Pack

Sun Protection

Sunscreen SPF 20 above|Sunglasses( UV proof/ Polarizer) |Sun Hat Scarf |Balaclava /Face mask

Water Shell

Poncho | Water proof Upper & Lower | Waterproof Backpack Cover | Scarf Water useable shoes for rafting days

Winter Care

Cold Cream/ Moisturizer | Lip Balm | Thermal Inner Wears | Ear Cover | Sweater/Fleece jackets | Down Jackets | Hand Gloves | Woollen Socks | Face Masks/ Balaclava | Mufflers

General

T Shirts | Socks | Undergarments | Thin Nylon Ropes for multi-purpose use | Toilet Paper Roll | Towel | Soap Papers | Head lamp / Torch | Batteries & charger | Water Bottles | Light weight Pants | Personal Medical & First Aid Kit | Tickets & bookings | Photo Identity Card

Specialized Gear

Ruck Sack/ Day Pack | Sleeping Bag (Provided) | Trekking Shoes | Snow Gaiters | Trekking Stick/pole | Camera

Fitness


    • Better fitness and acclimatization can keep you ahead to enjoy the trek. Our exploration leader will guide you on acclimatization.
    • Dzongri La Trek, to get prepared, involve into brisk jogging, cycling, walking or any other sort of cardiac exercise routine at least 45 days prior to the event.
    • Enrolled participants need to submit a duly filled medical report of basic wellness authorized by certified physician.
Who can participate

Safety & Medical

  • Acclimatization Guidance; mandatory medical health check-ups of all participants prior to activity start day.
  • Duly prepared First aid box including oxygen cylinder.
  • All major safety gears related each category of sports are mandatory to use.
  • Contingent to be accompanied by certified & capable trainers and guides
  • Availability of Doctor facilities by a registered medical practitioner.
  • Emergency evacuation services available (*at own cost)

Responsible Traveller


  • ‘Responsible Traveller & outdoor ethics’ – session for the participants on acclimatization day.
  • Bio & Non-Biodegradable waste segregation at Campsite.360 degree waste management at the event.
  • Cleaning & collection team at the end of the event, in case required for big team size.
  • Leave no trace, bring only memories.
Leave no Trace

Giving Back


  • As a part of ‘An Earth Day Resolution’ project, We will plant 2 trees for each traveler traveled with us.
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Review

Most of the people travel to Goecha La pass through the valley Prek Chu. Dzongri La Trek is a trail less traveled just another side of the mountain ridge. River Rathong Chu flows here. This valley is mesmerizing and leads to a high plateau and peaks like Mt. Frey and Mt. Rathong. This place is where the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute conduct their Mountaineering course.HMI base camp trek or Rathong valley trek

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