Sandakphu Singalila Ridge West Bengal

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  • 6 Days
  • Max Group Size : 10
  • 21500/-
  • March - April,October - December
  • Moderate

Sandakphu Trek : Overview

An easy but rewarding trek which offers spectacular views of the big mountains including Everest and Kanchenjunga. This trek traverses along the Singalila ridge which forms the international border line between India and Nepal. It offers a good distant view of Mt. Everest (8848 m) accompanied by Lhotse (8501m) and Makalu (8475m) and a close view of Kanchenjunga (8586m). This ridge is renowned as being one of the most scenically rewarding in the entire Himalayas. Buddhism is the most popular religion and during the course of our trip there’s immense chance of interaction with the warm locals at Trekker’s Hut that dot this trail.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation – Stay is included from Day 1 to Day 5. You will be staying in a tea house on Day1 to Day 5 on twin or triple sharing basis.
  • Meals – From Dinner on Day 1 To Breakfast on Day 6. All meals will be veg
  • Trek permits fees and forest camping charges.
  • Trekking equipment – Tents ,sleeping bag, liners etc as required
  • Guide and backpack offloading charges

Price Excludes

  • Transport from Bagdogra to base camp Jaubari and from Sepi to Bagdogra/Darjeeling
  • Food during transit to and from the base camp
  • Anything apart from inclusions.
  • All personal, medical, evacuation and emergency expenses like extra day stay or vehicle charges due to delays, landslides, evacuation
  • Any type of tip.
  • Beverages, water bottles, snacks and other personal expenses of any kind
  • Charging cost in Tea houses.
  • 5% GST (Tax)

What to Expect In Sandakphu Trek

The trek to Sandakphu is a full of surpirses for trekkers throughout the year. With  seasonal shift, the landscape drastically changes and the viewing experiences with it. From sighting wildflowers and butterflies to the Sleeping Buddha (Khangchedzonga range) that won’t go out of your sight, the Sandakphu trek is one that will capture your heart right away. And you get see the world’s four tallest mountains : Evererst,Lhotse,Makalu and Kanchenjunga

  • Views of Everest,Makalu,Lhotse
  • Jaubhari and Other Villages
  • Walking on Indo-Nepal Border
  • Majestic Kanchenjunga :The Sleeping Buddha
  • West Bengal Highest point : Sandakphu
  • Beautiful Sunrise and Sunsets

Sandakphu Trek Itinerary

Day 1: Reach Jaubari ( 2042m) from Bagdogra/Darjeeling

Drive: 6-7hrs

Jaubari will be our base camp for the Sandaphu trek.It is a 7hour drive from Bagdogra.We will arrange transport to Dhotrey from Bagdogra. The vehicles leave at 10:30 am  from Bagdogra Airport. The vehicle cost is shared among the trekkers.

Day 2: Trek from Jaubari To Tumling( 2926m )

Duration: 5-6 hrs

After an early breakfast, we will start our trek from Jaubari. The walk snakes through beautiful forest trail up to Tonglu (3070m).From Tonglu to Tumling is 2hr trek ing Overnight at tea house.

Day 3: Trek from Tumling to Kalapokhri( 3108m)

From Tumling we continue along the rhododendron covered ridges and descend to Jaubari, just inside the Nepal border, to gain our first uninterrupted views of the eastern Himalaya. From Jaubari descend to Gairibas (2620m) before a long, gradual ascent to the small lake and settlement at Kalapokhri. Overnight at tea house.

Day 4: Trek from Kalapokhri to Sandakphu ( 3650m)

From Kalapokhri it is a 3 hour steep walk up to the ridge and the trekkers’ huts at Sandakphu, the highest point on our trek.

The main attraction is the 180-degree views of one of the world’s most coveted panoramas. Himalayan peaks like Makalu, Lhotse, Everest, Nuptse, Baruntse, Chamling, Chomolonzo,. Three sister peaks stand tall ,the Sleeping Buddha lies before you. Towards the east, you see the highest ranges of Bhutan, where Chomolhari the highest peak, rises above all the others.

Overnight at tea house.

Day 5: Trek from Sandapkhu to Gurudum (2400m)

We wake up early in the morning to catch a glimpse of one of the most beautiful sights in the Himalaya, all the big mountains in one giant arc covering 3 countries – Bhutan, Nepal & India. After a relaxed breakfast we walk down through dense Himalayan forests till Gurdum. Overnight at tea house.

Day 6: Trek from Gurdum to Sepi and drive To Bagdogra/Darjeeling

It is a short downhill walk till Sirikhola (a big tributary of the Teesta River), cross the beautiful bridge and walk 2 kms on a rough Jeep track to reach Sepi where our vehicles would be waiting for us. Drive to Bagdogra/Darjeeling.

We will arrange transport to Bagdogra from Sepi. The vehicle cost is shared among the trekkers

 

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