Dzongu (জঙ্গু) is a region
bounded by Chu River and Teesta River in North Sikkim, India and this village is
official reserved for local Lepcha community. This village situated at the
border of Kanchenjunga biosphere reserve in Sikkim. You can enjoy scenic beauty
of this village along with Kanchenjunga ranges, different colored flowers and
Lots of cinnamon
(Darchini) fields can be visited on your foot; this enjoyable walk can be
remembered for your lifetime, also go to Teesta River by crossing bamboo
bridge at Passingdang, also fishing can be a good option on River Tista. Locals
(Lepchas) are very noble and tourist friendly, their hospitality is great,
their foods, and cultures are also interesting.
You can experience of
making different homemade medicines by using different small plants and
vegetables. All of the major mobile networks are available in Jong, but there
is no ATM, only available at Gangtok. If you are visiting Dzongu in winter,
carry enough warm cloths. You need permit to visit Dzongu, this permit is
issued from DM office Mangan. Also permit can be arranged by any registered travel
agent or Homestay owners.
dzongu sikkim tourism
Homestay inner view
Homestay Double Bedded Room
is only accommodation option in Dzongu, few locals are started homestay, they
are all good in condition, and arrangements are basic but great in hospitality.
Ask your homestay owner for permit, prior to booking, Dzongu is divided into
two parts Upper Dzongu & Lower Dzongu, also ask their exact location at
time of booking. Our associate homestay located in Lingthem, Upper
Dzongu, North Sikkim. Currently we are providing
total 4 numbers of rooms, two of them with attached western bath and another
two wooden rooms without attached bath. Spectacular view of Mt. Kanchanjangha
is visible from each and every room’s window. You can enjoy superb view with a
cup of hot tea in your room. All rooms are spacious, clean and hygienic for you
and your loving family members. All rooms are constructed in a manner of eco-tourism
and nature friendly. Also we
provide all major meals with lodging, our food package starts from bed-tea to
dinner (including breakfast, lunch, 1 veg meal & 1 non-veg meal). All provided
foods are made by organic vegetables from own farm.
Contact us or send us enquiry for
booking confirmation for Dzongu and entire North Sikkim (Yumthang Valley,
Gurudongmar Lake, Phensang Monastery, Simvo Zero
Point Yumesamdong etc.)
Dzongu can be reached from Gangtok
by car, distance 70 K.M, it will take around 4hrs. But best option would be
from Mangan or Mangon. Also you can avail shared jeep to Dzongu from Mangan
(after 2 P.M onward).
Nearest railway station is NJP (New
Jalpaiguri), distance around 135 kms, well connected with all major cities of
the country. Nearest airport is Bagdogra-IXB.
In case of shared transportation/jeep,
Dzongu can be reached through following routes:
Most travelers are
prefer Spring time (March to May) and autumn (October to December) to visit
Dzongu. Also Dzongu can be visited throughout the year, carry extra woolen clothes,
gloves and monkey caps at winter.