Dzongu Trek and Village Cultural Experience.

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Dzongu Trek and Village Cultural Experience.

Departure Date

Customisable

Duration

8N/ 9D

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About the Trek

PACKAGE COST

₹ 4500 PER PAX

  • Inclusive of all meals.

  • Guides and Porters Fee included.

  • Trekking permits and taxes included.

  • All camping equipments like tents and sleeping bags will be provided.





Places Covered

  • Dzongu
  • Timvong Village
  • Bey
  • Temrong
  • Tholepay
  • Lake Kishongla

TREK ITINERARY & POLICIES

Trek Overview

Day 1

Gangtok - Dzongu

Approx. Travel Time: 4 hrs.
The route will be via Mangan and Sangkalang into Upper Dzongu, Village of Timvong. Late afternoon walks around the village.
Day 2

Timvong - Tholung

Morning early breakfast and briefing for the trek ahead. The Tholung-Kishong Trek is a lesser known trail and is used by Pilgrims and local herdsmen at the most, hence, it is more of a moderate-difficult rated trek. The trail can be of various gradients and quite basic, of course, all adding to the charm.
Drive from Timvong Homestay to the village of ‘Bey’- the startpoint of the trek.
Approx. Travel Time: 1.5 hrs.
• Start Trek at Bey. First half trek of 2.5 – 3 Hrs till Lunch stop and break at ‘Tsanna’. • Post light Lunch, proceed for first night halt camp at 'Tholung’ located at 2600 mtrs. • Evening rest and freshen up for the next few days of walking.
Day 3

Tholung - Temrong

Post breakfast start for the day with a mostly uphill climb for our next base at ‘Temrong’.
Most of our days are started with a heavier meal and lunch stops will be mostly light packed items.
Walk of approx. 5 hrs and altitude climb to approx. 3100 mtrs.
Day 4

Temrong - Tholepay

Post breakfast, departure for ‘Tholepay’ which will take approximately 5 hrs.
As seen the day before, today will also be a day of gaining altitude till our final overnight halt base at ‘Tholepey’ at 4100 mtrs.
For those who decide to continue treks further, ‘Tholepey’ is a good base camp.
Day 5

Lake Kishongla

Post relaxed breakfast, today is a day of exploring the area.
Lake 'Kishongla' is considered extremely sacred to the ‘Lepcha’, the aborigines of Sikkim and there are many mystical stories that surround this region.
The area is surrounded by lakes and streams and is very picturesque and setting off after breakfast with a light packed lunch will be the best way to spend the day.
The local guide will explain many such stories and interpretations of the Land.
Day 6

Tholepay - Tholung

Day of departure back to ‘Tholung’.
The return journey should be fairly straightforward and arrive into camp by late lunch.
Spend the afternoon at the famous ‘Tholung Monastery’ where the most ancient and valuable relics of the great saint ‘Guru Padmasambhava’ or popularly known as ‘Guru Rimpoche’ are housed for safekeeping.
Day 7

Tholung - Lower Dzongu

Post breakfast return journey for ‘Bey’ and onwards to Lower Dzongu, Hee-Gyathang.
Arrive into the resort by late evening. Bonfire and drinks after a long day.
Day 8

River Side Picnic

Morning after a relaxed breakfast and washing up, we drive down to a riverside where a fresh meal will be cooked at site comprising of all local produce.
A good spread of food and some angling at the riverside is a great way to end off the trip. Return to the resort by evening.
Day 9

Departure

Depart for onward return journey to Airport/Gangtok.
  • Transport : Vehicle in good condition with a reliable and experienced driver

  • Meals as specified in the itineraries (Veg/Non Veg preferences to be specified while booking)

  • All parking fees and entry fees included.

  • Permit Fees included. GST @5% is not included in the cost.

  • You will receive a confirmation email/sms within 48 hours of booking inquiry

  • You will receive a payment link along with the confirmation mail. 50% advance payment needs to be made to book the tour package

  • You will receive a booking confirmation email/sms within 24 hours of successful payment

  • Full payment for the tour package needs to made 7 days prior to the scheduled start date

  • If cancellations are made 30 days or more prior to scheduled trip start date, you will get full refund minus Rs 500 service fee

  • If cancellations are made between 15 and 30 days prior to trip departure, 30% of total booking amount will be charged as cancellation fee

  • If cancellations are made between 14 and 7 days prior to trip departure, 50% of total booking amount will be charged as cancellation fee

  • If cancellations are made between 3 and 6 days prior to trip departure, 75% of total booking amount will be charged as cancellation fee

  • If cancellations are made less than 3 days prior to trip departure, 100% of total booking amount will be charged. No refund

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 21 business days

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