Overview

Located at an altitude of 3,636m, Sandakphu is the highest peak of the Singalila Ridge and the entire state of West Bengal;The trail from Sandakphu to Phulut is an exhilarating experience and you shall witness the most visually stimulating view from here with four of the five highest mountains in the world? Yes, the peaks of Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu and Lhotse all appear at the horizon . 
The grandeur of snow capped mountains, battalions of colorful wild flowers like primulas, rhododendron, magnolias, orchids and many other sub-alpine flowers, the melodic chirp of birds filling the air and the fresh green smell... soaking in all of this would definitely elate all your senses. Of course you will have to make an effort and trek uphill to experience this ‘top of the world’ feeling but we assure you it is definitely worth all the effort. 

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9 Nights 10 Days Available on request
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • 3 Nights: Stay in Darjeeling Hotel, incl. CP (Breakfast)
  • 6 Night: Stay in Lodges, incl. AP (All meals)
  • All transfers by exclusive car as per travel plan
  • Knowledgeable English speaking guide  
  • All monument entry fees

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any accommodation not mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Any meals not specifically mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Any guide charges not specifically mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Any activities not specifically mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Monument entry fees, permits for visiting restricted areas not specifically mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Personal expenses: Tips/Gratuities, Laundry, Communication (phone, internet, mail), beverages, portage
  • Travel Insurance and Medical expenses
  • Flight : Delhi-Bagdogra-Delhi
Itinerary

Day 1 – Delhi-Bagdogra-Darjeeling

  • Transfer to Bagdogra by Air
  • Transfer to Darjeeling ( 70 km / 3 hrs)
  • Overnight at Darjeeling

Day 2 – Darjeeling  

  • Explore Darjeeling
    • Sun rise trip to Tiger Hill summit.
    • Joy Ride (UNESCO heritage) toy Train:  Darjeeling to Ghum and back to Darjeeling with a 10 minutes stoppage at Batasia loop and 30 minutes stoppage at Ghoom Museum. 
    • Afternoon Walk in the Mall
    • Visit Dali Monastery in the evening
  • Overnight at Darjeeling

Day 3 – Darjeeling-Manebhanjan-Tonglu (3,070 m) - 5 hrs walk

  • Drive to Manebhanjan ( 60 km / 3 hrs)
  • Walk to Tonglu passing through pine, fir , birch glades.
  • Overnight at Lodge.

Day 4 – Tonglu - Kalipokhari (3,170 m) - 5 hrs walk

  • Enjoy sunrise.
  • Walk downhill through Singalila National Park passing hamlets to Kalipokhari.
  • Overnight at Lodge.

Day 5 – Kalipokhari-Sandakphu (3,636 m) - 5 hrs walk

  • Start early from Kalipokhari. The trek to Sandakphu is the highlight of the entire Singalila Trekking route . Sandakphu (3636 m) commands an spectacular 360-degree view of the towering peaks in Nepal - Mt. Everest, Lotse, Makalu and Sikkim’s Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mt.Pandim in a continuous arc
  • Overnight at Lodge.

Day 5 – Sandakphu

  • Rest and relax in Sandkphu to acclimatise.
  • Wake up early in the morning for beautiful view of Kanchenjunga and Everest range. Walk among the rhododendron. Enjoy the high.
  • To the west, you see Lhotse (28308 ft). Everest (29464 ft). Makalu (28222 ft). Chamlang (24373 ft). Baruntse ( 23739 ft). and other picks of Nepal. Facing north, are Kokthang (20469 ft). Rathong (22041 ft). Kabru South (24366 ft). Talung (22281 ft). Janu (25674 ft). Kanchandzonga (28591 ft). Further to the east Pandim (22281 ft). Simvo (22680 ft). and Joponu (19766 ft). peaks are visible
  • Overnight at Lodge.

Day 2 – Darjeeling-Bagdogra - Delhi

  • Check-out from Hotel after breakfast
  • Transfer to Bagdogra
  • Transfer to Delhi by Air
Route Map