• Wander with Modern Tours and Teks
  • Wander with Modern Tours and Teks
  • Wander with Modern Tours and Teks
  • Wander with Modern Tours and Teks

DZONGRI-GOECHALA TREK
ITINERARY : 09 DAYS 08 NIGHTS

 
Day 01
GANGTOK TO YUKSUM
IT DRIVE TO VALLEY OF RIVER TISTA AND RANGIT WHICH IS 5 TO 6 HRS DRIVE.
OVER NIGHT HOTEL/TREKKER HUT

 

Day 02
YUKSOM - TSOKA
Following an early morning start, you trek for three hours through lush green meadows and
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- a hill village at an altitude of 2744 mtrs.
Tsoka 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 at an altitude of 3049 mtrs. Over night at Trekkers hut / Tent.

 

Day 03
TSOKA - DZONGRI
The 10 kms climb takes 05 hours. The vegetation changes to stunted bushes of rhododendrons and
miniature pine trees resembling bonsais as you gain altitude with every step to reach Dzongri, which
is at an altitude of 4030 mtrs. Over night at Trekkers hut / Tent.

 

Day 04
REST AT DZONGRI
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 4269 mtrs 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 spend the day to
acclimatize. Over night at Trekkers hut / Tent.

 

Day 05
DZONGRI - THANSHING
You lose altitude during the first half of the trek and steadily regain it as you walk along the river Prekchu,
a tributary of the Rangeet, before you reach your camping site at Thanshing. Thanshing at an altitude of 3842 mtrs.
Is the base camp for mountaineering expeditions to Mt. Tinchinkhan (6010 mtrs) Over night at Trekkers hut / Tent.

 

Day 06
THANSHING - LAMUNI
You set out early for your destination- Lamuni at 4440 mtrs. The trekkers hut here is on a small piece of
picturesque flat land no larger than two tennis courts surrounded by imposing mountains on all sides.
Blending with the backdrop is a pristine blue water lake of glacial origin with an adjoining stream to form a
picture, which is nature lover's ultimate dream. You stop here for the night. Over night at Trekkers hut / Tent.

 

Day 07
LAMUNI - GOECHALA VIEW POINT - KOKCHURUNG
You leave at 3 a.m. in the morning equipped with torches braving the temperature of 90 below zero and
climb to Goechala (the Goecha Pass)- a path way located at 4955 mtrs, higher than any place in Europe.
After sunshine, the area is engulfed with fog and cloned banks. You return to Sumethang to collect
your gear and move down to Kokchurung. Over night at Trekkers hut / Tent.

 

Day 08
KOKCHURUNG - TSOKA
You take a short route back to Tsoka through dense forests.
We call it a day at Tsoka. Over night at Trekkers hut / Tent.

 

Day 09
TSOKA - YUKSOM
A veritable repeat of your 3rd day, the only difference being that you are walking downhill to Yuksom.
A visit to the Dubdi monastery- one of the oldest in Sikkim is a must. End of Service.