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Sandakphu Singelila Ridge

Sandakphu Singelila Ridge

Trek Singelila ridge or Sandakphu: this is a moderate trek for average age group of 15 to 70 years old. It offers enchanting view of the surrounding Himalayan peaks; the trail goes through the dense forest, villages of sherpas, alpine meadows and turreted rivers. Before and after the trek you will visit Major Town of Darjeeling and Gangtok the capital of Sikkim and same time will appreciate the ancient monasteries, handicraft center, museum and the gardens.

Day 1:-Arrival at Delhi
Day 2:-Delhi to Darjeeling via Bagdogra (2,135m)
Day 3:-Darjeeling
Day 4:-Darjeeling to Manebhanjang to Tonglu (3070meters), 4 hours; Trek 1
Day 5:-Tonglu to Kalipokhari via Gairibas (3170 meters) 4 hours; Trek 2
Day 6:-Kalipokhari-Sandakphu (3636 meters) 4 hours; Trek 3
Day 7:-Sandakphu-Phalut (3600 meters) 5 hours; Trek 4
Day 8:-Phalut-Ramam 5 hours; Trek 5
Day 9:-Ramam-Rimbik; Trek 6
Day 10:-Rimbik-Darjeeling
Day 11:-Darjeeling-Gangtok (1,600mtrs) 4 to 5 hours
Day 12:-Gangtok
Day 13:-Gangtok-Bagdogra-Delhi
Day 14:-Departure

Day 1:-Arrival at Delhi

Transfer to hotel, overnight at hotel

Day 2:-Delhi to Darjeeling via Bagdogra (2,135m)

Transfer to Domestic airport for flight to Bagdogra. Assistance on arrival at Bagdogra and a 3 hours’ drive to Darjeeling; built by Britishers in mid of 1800 century. Today it is an important tourist destination of West Bengal, also known for the world class tea. At arrival check in hotel, rest time at leisure

Day 3:-Darjeeling

Very early at 4 to 4:30 am drive to tiger hill to see the dawn on Kangchanjunga (8,548m) massive and other Himalayan peaks. Back to hotel for the breakfast, later take ride on world famous toy train to Ghoom monastery one of the most famous monasteries in Darjeeling; Botanical Gardens, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. After lunch stroll in the tea garden, evening at leisure and overnight at hotel.

Day 4:-Darjeeling to Manebhanjang to Tonglu (3070meters), 4 hours; Trek 1

Two hours trek to Manebhanjang inhabited by Buddhist Sherpas. An awesome view of the trekking route, an uphill trek through dense forest with variety of wild flowers more in spring saason. After 11kms trek reached Tonglo campsite.

Day 5:-Tonglu to Kalipokhari via Gairibas (3170 meters) 4 hours; Trek 2

Trail goes through bamboo bushes and small villages. Now take an uphill path which leads through the forest of Rhododendron to the campsite.

Day 6:-Kalipokhari-Sandakphu (3636 meters) 4 hours; Trek 3

Two-three hours road descends to Bikhebhangang, also called the Valley of Poison. Now a steep climb of 4kms towards the campsite and commands one of the most spectacular views of the valley.

Day 7:-Sandakphu-Phalut (3600 meters) 5 hours; Trek 4

One of the most beautiful treks through the forest, after 4 hours reached at Sabarkum, the trail passes by a beautiful house located on the ridge to Phalut.

Day 8:-Phalut-Ramam 5 hours; Trek 5

Almost 15kms trek, now trail descends through the forest of pines and chestnut to Gorkhey Khola (stream), a beautiful place for lunch, after the lunch leave to campsite via Samandin.

Day 9:-Ramam-Rimbik; Trek 6

Gradual walk in beginning, then descend to Sirikhola, now uphill path for about ½kms and again an easy walk till Rimbik, where one can have trekkers hut or camp for overnight stay.

Day 10:-Rimbik-Darjeeling

Four hours’ drive to Darjeeling, afternoon check in at the hotel and rest time at leisure, overnight in hotel.

Day 11:-Darjeeling-Gangtok (1,600mtrs) 4 to 5 hours

Drive by the windy road, through several villages where farmers can be seen cultivating their fields, afternoon reached at the Capital town, check in at the hotel, evening at leisure

Day 12:-Gangtok

Excursion to Rumtek Monastery (Dharma Chakra Centre) 24kms from Gangtok is the seat of the Kagyu order. Later visit the Botanical garden, after lunch stroll in the Bazar, overnight at the hotel.

Day 13:-Gangtok-Bagdogra-Delhi

Two hours of drive to Bagdogra, flight to Delhi, transfer to hotel, overnight at the hotel

Day 14:-Departure

Sight seen at Delhi, by the evening transfer to the airport and flight to onward destination; end of the service

Number of Persons Cost Per person in $ ₹
2
3
4 – 5
6 – 9
10 And more
Single Supplement

Cost Include

  • Ground transport as per itinerary,
  • Airport transfer (domestic and international)
  • Twin sharing room on medium class neat and clean hotel,
  • Delhi on BB basis, Rest full board,
  • English speaking guide,
  • During the trek transport by pony, mule or porters,
  • Twin sharing spacious tent, foam mattress, dining tent, camping
  • Chair; Kitchen team with all necessary items,
  • Tour leader complimentary for the group of more than 10 pax for include services
  • Environment and National park fee

Cost Exclude

  • Flight (domestic and International),
  • Monument fees, Visa, airport tax,
  • Insurance,
  • Sleeping bag,
  • Food in Delhi,
  • Beverages,
  • Personal exp.
  • Medical evacuation,
  • Tipping
  • Camera fee

Hotels mentioned or Similar:

Place Hotel
Delhi Sun star Grand
Darjeeling Hotel Mohit/ Dekeling/Similar
Kalimpong The park
Gangtok Hotel Sildon
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