Singalila Trek – 10 Days.

The trek starting from Maneybhanjang at an altitude of 2136 meters goes through mossy paved path through succession of forests and hamlets giving way from time to time to spectacular mountain scenarious, with a steady climb to join Singalila Ridge that leads to Sandakphu, offering a prominent viewpoint for the magnificient sunrise over the mountains; Khangchendjunga, Jano, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Pandim.

Season: March to May and September to November
Duration: 10 Days and 09 Nights
Grade : Moderate
Highest Point:  Sandhakphu. (3636 metres)

Trip Details

What is Included:

• Service of English speaking guides, arrival and departure transfer, vehicles, full trekking and tour services, trek equipments (tents, toilet tents, dinning tents, kitchen tents, cutlery, camping staffs, sleeping sheets, etc).

• All prevailing taxes like luxury taxes and boarding taxes and meals in all hotels.

• Road taxes, toll taxes, driver’s allowances, parking etc.

• Boarding and meals with breakfast, lunch and dinners at luxury hotels while during the tour. While during trek boarding and meals in camps and mountain lodges. All the meals include breakfast lunch and dinner.

What is not included:

• Any items of personal nature like walking sticks, clothings, sleeping bags, prescribed medicines, alcoholic drinks, phone calls, laundry, additional meals, passport and visas, flight and airport charges, excess baggage, insurances, vaccinations, inner line permits or special permits.



SINGALILA TREK Duration: 10 Days 09 Nights

Day 01:

Bagdogra – Darjeeling
Arrival at Bagdogra and then drive to Darjeeling by road which takes about 4 Hours. Darjeeling is at an elevation of 2134 meters above sea level.(Overnight stay in Darjeeling)

Day 02:

Sightseeing in Darjeeling
Early morning visit to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Mt Khangchendzonga, the third highest peak in the world. On the way back visit Yiga Choling Monastery, the old Buddhiest Monastery built in 1880.  Back to Hotel for Breakfast  A.M: Visit Tukvar Tea estate to see tea processing. On the way back visit Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre which was established in 1959 to rehabilitate displaced Tibetans, who had followed His Holiness the Dalai Lama to India. It has now evolved into a prime-manufacturing center for excellent ethnic Tibetan handicraft especially Woollen Carpets.It also helps to mpreserve the cultural heritage of Tibet.  Visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute established in 1954 after the conquest of Mount Everest to impart training in high altitude mountaineering. There is a museum on mountaineering, which you can visit. Visit the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park which houses many endangered animals from the Himalayan region. It is also a breeding centre for Snow Leopards, Red Panda and Tibetan Wolf. P.M: Free top pursue your own activities OR mGo for a walking visit to Bhutia Busty Budddhist Monastery (Overnight stay in Darjeeling)

Day 03:

Darjeeling – Manaybhanjang – Tonglu
Early morning drive to Maneybhanjang a small village from where trek begins. Trail to Tonglu the first camp site is a steep 7 Km mclimb till Meghma which takes about three and half hours. Meghma is a tiny village with few houses a small monastery and an inspiring Chorten (stupas). Meghma to Tonglu (3,070 meters) is another 2Km. Tonglu over looks the entire Darjeeling Hills and offers a breathtaking view of Mt Khangchendzonga.(Overnight stay in Tonglu)

Day 04:

Tonglu – Gairibas – Kaliapokhai.
Trail from Tonglu first reaches Gairibas (2.621 meters). The trail pases through bamboo clumps and farmland and is a fairly level 9 Km walk. The steep climb from Gairibas to Kalipokhari (3170 meters) takes three hours which is compensated by incredible scenic beauty (Overnight stay in Kalipokhari)

Day 05:

Kalipokhari – Sandakphu.
Trail from Kalipokhari climbs for two and half kilometers to Bikhabhanjang. From here it is a challenging 4 Kms climb through thick rhododendron and magnolia forests to Sandakphu. Summit of Sandakphu (3636 meters) provides some of the finest close-up views of the snow capped mountains that stretch from towerring Mt Everest to Mt Khangchandzonga. The sight of Khangchendzonga with a cluster of other peaks – Kabru, Jano, Pandim, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu in a spectacular arc makes the trek worth every kilometer.(Overnight stay in Sandakphu)

Day 06: Sandakphu – Phalut.
After trekking for four and half hours a place called Sabarkum is reached. Further 2kms place Molley is reached. The trail from Molley climbs through an area almost bereft of vegetation until it raches the summit of Phalut (3600 meters). Phalut stands at the tri-junction of Darjeeling, Sikkim and Nepal. The panorama of the snowy ranges with a seemingly magnified view of Mt Khangchendzonga is simply spell binding. (Overnight stay in Phalut)
Day 07: Phalut – Samanden – Rimbick.
Return back trek is first through Phalut to Ramam, (2560 meters) where there are two possible routes. One via Sabarkum and other through Samanden. The Sabarkum trail descends through virgin forests. Samanden also descends through virgin forests of pine, hemlock and chestnuts till it reaches the confluence of two streams. From here the route climbs up to Samanden a small hamlet
in the forest. From here route first descends and then climbs to Ramam.(Overnight stay in Ramam)
Day 08:

Ramam – Rimbick.
From Ramam the route is a level walk for the initial 9 kms before descending to Sirikhola from where the trail rises steeply for about 1 km after which it levels out again till Rimbick (2296 meters).
(Overnight stay in Rimbick)

Day 09: Rimbick – Darjeeling.
Drive to Darjeeling.(Overnight stay in Darjeeling)
Day 10:

Darjeeling – Bagdogra.
Drive to Bagdogra for your journey back home.

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