Perched on the rugged terrain of the lower Himalayas in East Sikkim at an altitude of 10100ft, Zuluk or Dzuluk is a quaint hamlet close to the Indo China border. Dzuluk is a relatively new offbeat tourist destination which has come into the radar of the traveler. Dzuluk being the first village in the whole Silk Route circuit to offer home-stay facilities for tourists, has hyped the interest of traveler and it can also be used as a base to explore higher altitude destination like Nathang Valley, Kupup and Tsomgo Lake.
The winding road of Dzuluk is sure an eye catching landscape though the journey is hectic but the scenic beauty of the hamlet will surely mesmerize you and worth the tedious journey. Since it is located at a high altitude with extreme climatic conditions, Dzuluk is still hidden from the outer world. It is a virgin destination that you can explore on your feet. Dzuluk offers excellent view of sunrise over the Himalayas. There is a place called Ganek, which is situated at an altitude of 10600 ft which is famous for its exquisite view of sunrise at dawn. The rising of the sun is a phenomenal experience which cannot be described in words but can only be felt. And the sunset from this point is an awe-inspiring scene when snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas along with the guardian of the Sikkim, Mt. Khangchendzongha make an excellent showcase in the entire north. There is no favorite or best time to visit Dzuluk there is an alluring charm in each season, winter is severe in Dzuluk with heavy to very heavy snowfall and freezing temperature while summer is wet and foggy. During the summer, Dzuluk and its surrounding hills are covered with thousands of blooming rhododendron.
Located 95km from the bubbly town Gangtok, Dzuluk is a quaint village far away from all the rambunctious of city life. It is a getaway for all the people who longs to find the solitude while experiencing a life at high altitude where the air is fresh and there is an unparalleled view of Himalayan Mountain range.