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Dzongri La pass - HMI Base camp Trek

Most of the people travel to Goecha La pass through the valley Prek Chu. But there is a trail less travelled just other side of the mountain ridge. River Rathong Chu flows there. This valley is more mesmarizing and leads to a high platue of peaks like Frey and Rathong. This place is where Himalayan Mountaineering Institute conduct their Mountaineering course to train all mountain land form.

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: Trekking Day

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

Food: Included
Transfer: Included
Country: India
Airport: Bagdogra, which is about 10 kms(~6 miles) from Siliguri, is the nearest flying destination. Flights are available via Kolkata/Delhi/Mumbai.
Registered Member of Tourism board of: NA
Testimonials (Website,TripAdvisor, etc.): Yes
Link to reviews: http://www.rockyfeet.com/trail/dzongri-la-pass-hmi-base-camp-trek/
Guide Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Experience Level: Difficult
Tour operator name: Rockyfeet
Min group size: 3
Max group size: 15
Duration: 10
Provided Accommodation: Tent and Hostel/Hotel
Included in service: 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. Off Loading of backpack upto 10kg Sleeping bag, mat, crampon, ice-axe, rope. All gears with pro quality standards. Transportation – Pickup and drop on arrival and departure of Leh, trek start and end point by car.
Not included in Service: 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. Any charges for camera, if required. Any insurance. Anything is not mentioned into above inclusions.
Equipment to bring: Winter care, rain care, Ruck Sack/ Day Pack | Sleeping Bag (Provided) | Trekking Shoes | Snow Gaiters | Trekking Stick/pole | Camera
Recommended Season:
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Terms and Conditions: Cancellation prior to 45 days from the start of the event– full refund. Cancellation between 45 days and 30 days to the start of the event– 50% refund. Cancellation less than 30 days to the start of the event– No refund, but if you want to do the same trek sometime later with in a year, you will get 65% discount on Trek Fee. Reach us if you want to use the same amount for another trek. 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
Listing created May 9, 2016

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