Darjeeling Trekking Sandakphu
sandakphu
  • Duraiton :09 days
  • Destinations:Toy - Train - Darjeeling - Tiger Hill - Pemayangtse - Kheocheplari - Gangtok - Rumtek - Phodong
  • Situated in the Eastern Himalayas, this beautiful state of Sikkim is sandwiched between the kingdom of Nepal in the West and Bhutan in the East, Tibet in the North and the state of West Bengal in the South. With an area of 7,300 sq. kms, measuring 115 kms from north to south and 65 kms. From East to West, the elevation ranging from 244 mts to over 8550 mts., above sea level, approximately latitude of 27 degree North and longitude of 88 degree East. This small state belies its richness of culture, customs, heritage, flora and fauna. Sikkim, once a protectorate of India with a monarchy government but metamorphosed as the 22nd state of the Indian Union in the year 1975. The population of the state is only 4,20,000 as per the last census. Amidst the grandeur of the mountain peaks, lush green valleys cascading waterfalls and fast flowing rivers, beautiful monasteries and terraced hills, Sikkim offers her visitor a rare and exotic experience.

    Itinerary Detail
    Day 1. Reception at NJP rail station / Bagdogra airport. Drive to Maneybhanjan (85 km) in exclusive vehicle. The road to Manebhanjan follows the Hill Cart Road connecting Darjeeling with the plains. At Ghoom (The highest rail station in India) you leave the Hill Cart Road and it takes another hour from Ghoom to reach Manybhanjan. Check in at Hotel and free evening to acclimatize in the new environ. (ONH : Maneybhanjan).  
    Day 2. Trek Starts from Maneybhanjan in the morning. Reach Joibari in the afternoon and Gairibans (2621 mt, 15km app) in the evening. Trails lead one through bamboo glades and farmlands. Night stay at Gairibas (alternatively Joibari).  
    Day 3. Trek to Sandakphu (3636 mt, 12 km app). Lunch at Kalepokhri. Sandakphu is the highest mountain in West Bengal with beautiful view of both Kanchenjunga and Everest range of mountains. Overnight at Sandakphu. 
    Day 4. Explore Sandakphu. Wake up early in the morning for beautiful view of Kanchenjunga and Everest range. Walk among the rhododendron. Enjoy the high. 
    Day 5. Early morning trek to Rimbik. No break during the day. Trek through the most beautiful forests of the Singhalila range. One of the few places in the world where you might see a red panda in the wild. Evening at leisure at Rimbik. 
    Day 6. Morning Drive to Siliguri. Drop at NJP / Bagdogra, tour concludes.  
    The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This Trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements.