North Sikkim, Sikkim

Dzongu, North Sikkim

An area dedicated to the Lepchas, Dzongu is a heaven on earth. Located in the North District of Sikkim yet only 70 KMs from Gangtok, Dzongu is both a travelers and trekkers paradise. Surrounded by jungles, glacial streams and beautiful waterfalls this place is definitely a worth visit while travelling to Sikkim.

Dzongu is a starting point of a number of trekking and hiking routes. Tingvong Village and visit to the Lingzya falls is one of the most beautiful of them. Autumn is the time when you can enjoy the cherry trees blooming in full go.

Travelers interested in Cherry blossom can plan their visit from September to November to enjoy the full bloom. You can enjoy fishing and simple village walks when in Dzongu. Travellers who are not too much into hiking and trekking can just enjoy the beauty of nature in Dzongu. Staying in Lepcha homes will be the best thing in the trip. The typical homestays are basic but out of the world with amazing local food on the plate.