Dzukou Valley Trek (2D/1N)

  • 2 Days 1 Night
  • Minimum Group Size: 2
  • Difficulty : Moderate
  • Starting Location : Kohima


Highlights of the trip:


  • Travel for 2 Days (Ex. Kohima)
  • Porter to carry Tents
  • Stay (Tents on 3/2 sharing basis)
  • Sleeping Bags, Mats
  • Camping Fees
  • Dzukou Entry Fees
  • Trekking Guide
  • 1 Dinner (Dal/Sabzi rice)
  • 1 Breakfast (Maggie with Boiled Egg)
  • Campfire wood (1 hour)


  • Any extra meals or anything not mentioned above.

Price Chart:

Guests Vehicle Cost (per head)
2 Hatchback ₹8250
3 Hatchback ₹6750
4 to 6 SUV ₹5950
7 to 12 Tempo ₹5450

*Cost is excluding GST. 5% GST is applicable for all pricing.


Day 1

  • Our Dzukou cab will arrive before 6 AM.
  • Note: Dzukou Valley doesn’t have mobile network. It is advised to carry some cash & pack some snacks.
  • Meet our guide at Kisama village en route.
  • Individual sleeping bags shall be carried by trekkers and the Porter will carry heavier tents.
  • The initial part of the trek, around 2 hours of the mountain slope is steep and surrounded by rain forest. The locals have done a great job in maintaining the sanctity of the trail.
  • Once we hike up the mountain, a completely new world appears in front of our eyes. Numerous rolling hills carpeted by dwarf bamboo trees welcome trekkers with captivating views.
  • This remaining part of trek of about 3 hours through the valley is relatively easy but long. The beauty of the valley will make trekkers forget everything else.
  • We will reach base camp located at a magnificent setting and drop our bags in the tents.
  • If lucky, one can witness amazing sunset at Dzukou around 4 PM.
  • Gear up for a very very cold night. Weather permits, we will even arrange a bonfire.
  • Have a basic but hot Dinner around 7 PM.
  • On a clear night, one can get to see millions of stars at the Dzukoy Valley, including Milky way Galaxy.
  • We shall wrap up early around 9 PM and rest in our tents.

Day 2

  • 5 AM start: Today we shall explore a Helipad and trek down the valley to reach breathtaking grasslands, pristine and cold flowing rivers, floating clouds that act as a crown to the majestic mountain peaks.
  • This 3 Km trek down is icing on the cake of already unimaginable setting of the Dzukou valley
  • After taking endless selfies and spending quality time at the heart of the valley, trek back to base camp and have late Breakfast around 10 AM.
  • Resume our trek along the hills, and finally hike down the rainforest of the mountain slope to reach back to Jakhama village.
  • Our vehicle will be waiting at the parking to pick tired and exhausted trekkers.
  • Guide will get down at Kisama village.
  • Journey back to Dimapur with a Lunch Break in between.

What to Expect


Things to carry

  • Toiletries, moisturizer, light towel, lip balm, wet wipes, toothbrush, toothpaste etc.
  • A lightweight large Backpack for the entire trip (50-60 liters). Strictly no trolleys. Please remember this is a Backpacking trip.
  • A small bag for basic items (to carry valuables, water bottle, snacks, etc. for outdoor activities).
  • Photo identity proof with address (Aadhar/Passport/Voter ID – shall be collected online before trip)
  • Thermal inners and warm clothes in winter (cold climate).
  • A rainproof jacket with a hood depending on weather forecast (to protect from cold winds, sudden rain).
  • Thick socks, track pants, full sleeve t-shirts (to keep your body warm).
  • Cap/Hat/Sunglasses (to protect from harmful sun rays).
  • Sunscreen (SPF 50 or more).
  • Power bank, charger, camera, binoculars (if you wish to).
  • Hand sanitizer and liquid hand wash for Camping and outdoors.
  • Proper water bottle for your trip. You may fill at our stays.
  • Disposable garbage covers (To separate used/unused, wet/dry clothes).
  • Water-resistant good grip shoes for travel, extra slippers to use at stays.
  • Personal medications that you may feel necessary (remember ghat roads, cold climate), basic first aid kit.

How to Book this trip?

  • 50% amount has to be paid to confirm the trip.
  • Remaining 50% shall be paid at the beginning of the trip after boarding vehicle.
  • Payment mode will be shared by our Bookings Team.

What's next after booking your trip?

  • Operations Manager will get in touch with you close to the trip dates.
  • A Whatsapp group will be created few days before to coordinate everything.
  • Instructions about itinerary, places, stays, timings, any special scenarios etc., will be given in the same group during the trip.

Terms & Conditions

  • The itinerary is fixed. No special requests to change itinerary/schedule shall be entertained. Guests are not allowed to ask Driver to change the itinerary.
  • Guests are expected to respect & follow instructions of Driver & the Operations Manager in order to smoothly cover places in the itinerary.
  • Every guest is responsible for his/her for your own safety. Don’t indulge in any illegal or silly activity that causes harm to self or locals.
  • No alcohol & smoking during journey and outdoor activities. You may consume liquor or smoke at the stay (night time) in a responsible & moderate way.
  • Using foul or abusive language, threatening, and/or involving in a physical assault will not be accepted and will stand a chance of complaint at the local Police Station.
  • Unexpected situations: In rare scenarios, we cannot cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary because of unpredictable reasons like bad weather, landslides, wild animal presence, abrupt blocking of sites by the local authorities, traffic conditions, etc. In most cases, if the time permits, the Operations Manager will suggest alternate places. But in some cases, we may not have any choice. No refund is applicable in such scenarios.
  • Every guest is expected to sign a liability/waiver form given by the Operations Manager online. This liability form will discharge Muddie Trails of any unexpected incident like injury/death/theft etc.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation by Guests

  • 80% refund if a cancellation request is sent 30 days before the trip start date.
  • 50% refund if a cancellation request is sent between 30 to 15 days before the trip start date.
  • An email has to be sent to to raise a cancellation request.
  • No refund within 15 days of the event start time whatever is the reason (Health, COVID, Accident, Family crisis, Office issue, or anything else).
  • No refund during/after the event.
  • No refund on the partial payment (advance) done to block your seat for the trip.

Cancellation due to external factors

If the event has to be cancelled due to external factors that are beyond our control like – Natural Disasters, Extreme Weather Conditions, Red Alerts, Political Disturbances, War, Bandh/Curfews, Local Issues, Covid-19 or any other disease outbreaks etc..

In such scenarios:

  • No Refund is applicable.
  • 100% trip amount can be used for future dates.
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