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Sandakphu Trek Trekking Tour


Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days

Destination Covered : Darjeeling,Kalimpong,Darjeeling

Price (Starting From) : On Request


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Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Darjeeling

Arrival at Bagdogra Airport. Meet our representative and drive towards Darjeeling. Darjeeling, one of the most beautiful hill station is generally called the “ Queens of the hills”. It has all attributes of a queen like glamour and beauty of evergreen hills around, green tea gardens at her feet and Mt. Kanchenjunga as her crown. In Sanskrit, Durjaya linga means “Shiva of invincible power who rules the Himalayas”. Darjeeling is northern district of West Bengal, which shares its border with Sikkim in the north, Nepal in the west, Bhutan in the east and Bangladesh and plains of Bengal in the south. Overnight at hotel

Day 2: Explore Darjeeling

Early morning drive to the Tiger hill. Situated at an altitude of 2590 meters Tiger hill has earned international fame for the magnificent view of the sunrise. The majestic peak Kanchenjunga (8596 mtrs) rears up flanked by Mt.Kabru and Mt Pandim to the far left are Everest, Makalu and Lhotse. Other peaks visible from here are Mt. Jano, Mt. Nar sing, Mt. Frey peak, Mt. Sinolchu etc. After Tiger Hill visit Yiga Choling Monastery of Ghoom. Take a joy ride in the famous Darjeeling "Toy Train", titled World Heritage Site by UNESCO. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, a high altitude wildlife Zoo with the most successful captive breeding center for Snow leopard and Red Panda. After this visit, you may proceed to Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center and then Tea Garden. Evening free for market Overnight at Hotel

Day 3: Darjeeling - Maneybhanjang - Tonglu/Tumling

Sandakphu Trek begins. Meet Himalayan Trekker representative. Drive to Maneybhanjang (1-1/2 hrs), the starting point of the trek. The days walk, about 06 hrs, is uphill and the trail passes through small village of Chitre and forests of Rhododendrons and Magnolias. The trekkers hut at Tonglu (3020m) is located on a hill top over looking the Sikkim Himalayas. Overnight at Tonglu.

Day 4: Tonglu/Tumling - Kalipokhri

On second day of Sandakphu Trek, we undertake a pleasant walk through the forest which is home to the rare Red Panda and the Tragopan. After about 04 hrs the trekker's hut of Kalipokhri(2970m) is reached, where we spend the night.

Day 5: Kalpokhari - Sandakphu

Sandakphu Trek continues. After breakfast, start the trek to Sandakphu (3636m) which takes about 06 hrs. Overnight at Sandakpu

Day 6: Explore Sandakphu

Sandakphu is the place to view the mountains. On a clear day one can see the peaks of Lhotse (8501m), Everest (8848m) and Makalu (8475m) of the Nepal Himalayas and the huge Kanchenjanga massif (8586m) along with other peaks of the Sikkim Himalayas. Overnight at Sandakphu

Day 7: Sandakphu - Molly

On Day 7 of Sandakphu Trek, Sabarkum/Molly’s Trekker’s Hut – 14 Km. After walking for a little while the trekker will be followed by the Everest group on the left and Kanchenjunga range right ahead. A walk of about 4.5 hrs. from Sandakphu the trekker will come across a stone house with blown of roof on the top of a small ridge. The place is known as Sabarkum and is 14 km from Sandakphu. Overnight at Molly.

Day 8: Molly/Sabarkum - Phalut

Sabarku/Molley’s to Phalut Top 8 Km Keeping the ridge on the left follow the trail north ward. After about an hour the trail begins to climb through a series of zigzag till one reaches Trekkers’ Hut. From here Phalut summit is about 20 minutes walk.A magnificient view of snowy range is obtained from the summit which is also trijunction of Sikkim, West Bengal and Nepal. Overnight stay at Phalut.

Day 9: Phalut - Samandian

From Phalut the trail descends the ridge till the trail reaches the meeting of two streams called Gorkhey Khola which is a tributary of Rammam river. It ia a beautiful place. Trekkers can enjoy the bath in the river after the hectic trek begins to climb upto Samandian-a lovely plateau and it is a small forest village. This is about 5 hours walk or 15 km. in distance from Phalut. Overnight stay at Samandian.

Day 10: Samandian – Srikhola - Kalimpong

After breakfast,From Samandin the road descends to a small stream and again climbs up for another 1.5 hrs. to Rammam Trekkers hut,The trail descends to the bridge at Sirikhola the road head. This is about 4 hours walk or 15 km altogether. Trek concludes.Transfer to Kalimpong. Overnight stay will be at Kalimpong.

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Inclusions

  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing

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