Dzukou Valley Trek

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Nagaland

Highlights

Overview

This beautiful trip will take you to the heartland of Nagaland which holds in its fold some of the most amazing sights and mesmerising experiences. The journey begins at Dimapur and takes you to places that allow you to learn more about the culture and tradition of the region, mingle with the locals and enjoy traditional cuisine and wine. This journey is an experience that will remain etched in your memory forever.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 – Dimapur to Khonoma

     

    The first day of your journey will begin with your arrival at the Dimapur airport. You will be taken to the Khonoma Village. The distance from Dimapur to Khonoma is about 87 km and the distance will be covered in about three and a half hours. On your way to the Khonoma Village, you will also get to visit local market, which is well known for the sale of organic vegetables. Overnight stay in Khonoma.

  • Day 2 – Khonoma to Seikhakie

    Khonoma Village Tour

    The second day of the trip will begin with sightseeing in the Khonoma Village, which is also the ‘first green village of the country’. This trip will provide you an excellent opportunity to understand more about the history, culture and traditions of the Khonoma Village. It will also provide you the refreshing experience of enjoying the natural splendour of this charming hamlet. There will be a break for lunch during which you can relish the traditional cuisine of the region. After which, you will be taken on a trek to the Seikhakie base camp. The distance between Khonoma and Seikhakie base camp is about three kilometres and can be completed in one hour on foot. Overnight stay in Seikhakie.

  • Day 3 – Trek to Dzukou

    Dzukou Trekking

    Kick-start the third day of the trip with some action packed trekking. Post breakfast, you will start trekking to Dzukou from the Seikhakie base camp. The distance between Seikhakie and Dzukou is about 6 km and the distance can be covered in about three to four hours on foot. The Dzukou Valley is situated at a distance of about 2700 meters above sea level and the trek is considered to be pretty difficult. En route, you will cross the Khonoma Nature Conservation and Tragopan Sanctuary and hence will get excellent opportunities to spot wild animals and exotic birds. There will be a break for lunch after which, you can explore the stunning valley; enjoy the beauty of its lush green landscape and meandering streams. Overnight stay in Dzukou.

  • Day 4 – Dzukou to Dzulekei

    Dzukou Valley Visit, Dzulekei Village Trekking

    Early morning, you can explore the beauty of Dzukou Valley. After breakfast, you can either trek to a nearby waterfall, which is situated at a distance of about 3 km from your camp site or trek to the Dzulekei Village with packed lunch. Once there, you will be given a traditional welcome at a Morung by the locals. Explore around and spend some leisurely time there. Overnight stay in Dzulekei.

  • Day 5 – Dzulekei to Benreu

    Benreu Village Experience, Local Wine Experience

    On the morning of the fifth day, you will be driven to the Benreu Village after breakfast. The distance from Dzulekei to Benreu is about 25 km. At the village, you can visit the mystical Dzulekecie River and visit some locals at the Tepuki River. You can also partake in the traditional fishing and enjoy a quiet little picnic lunch with your own catch by the river side. Get an opportunity to check out the traditional Mt Pauna cottages. You can spend some leisurely time here and walk around and explore the village to understand more about the tradition and culture of the locals. Enjoy a sip of the local wine. Overnight stay in Benreu.

  • Day 6 – Benreu to Mt Pauna to Benreu

    Mt Pauna Trekking

    The sixth day of your trip will take you on a trek to Mt Pauna, which is the third largest mountain in Nagaland. This mountain is also known as a Nature Museum because of its abundant wildlife and medicinal plants. You will break for lunch and after a day of sightseeing and exploration, stay over for night stay.

  • Day 7 – Benreu to Dimapur and departure from Dimapur

     

    As the journey winds up, you will driven from Benreu to Dimapur. On your way, stop at the Pelekei Village, where you will witness the traditional salt preparation method. Post this, you will be driven to the Dimapur airport for departure. 

 

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  • If cancellation are made 60 days before the date of travel then 10.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 30 days to 60 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 15 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 7 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 75.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
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FAQs

There are no particular age restrictions for trekking in Sandhan Valley. If you are fit enough and do not have any health issues, then you can trek your way up to the top and stay over night

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What is Sandhan Valley famous for?

The distance between Sandhan Valley and Pune is nearly 195 km. Similar to Mumbai, one can take a train or state transport bus from Pune to Igatpuri. From there, there are lots of private vehicles available to reach Samrad village.

Here, tourists generally go for jeep travel by sharing the amount (Shared jeeps has cost Rs. 50/- per head). After arriving at Samrad village, you need to go by a private vehicle and reach the Sandhan Valley. If you’re planning for Sandhan Valley Trek, it is better to check with the locals whether it is good to go.