Sandakphu Trek can no doubt be regarded as one of the supreme treks in India along the lap of the mountains inside the Singalila national Park , delivering a captivating view of most of the highest peaks of the Himalayas, including the Mt. Everest; it gives you an ear to ear 180° panoramic view of the majestic Himalayan Peaks.
Standing at a height of 1,524 meters (5,000 feet), Sandakphu is the highest peak in West Bengal. Sandakphu trek characterizes the rudimentary opulence of the snow, an experience that one would keep safe in the layers of their beautiful memories to their deathbed. Sandakphu is a place where nature welcomes you to an untouched environment, the untainted piece of land wanting to have Romance with every fragment of your soul. The view of the Himalayan mountains while Sandakphu trek remains unmatched and the serenity of having 180 degrees of panoramic view of snow capped mountains cannot be beaten by the views of the rest of the world altogether.
Witness the surreal beauty of the mountains including Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, Kumbha Karna, Kanchenjunga, Chomholhari, all as a single stretch of unmatched wonder of snow during sandakphu trek.
Sandakphu trek lets you venture into the world of floral beauty and find an eternal joy to heart while you witness the magnificence magnolias, rhododendrons and other sub-alpine flowers. Sandakphu is also a well-known hub of the orchids, with more than 600 varieties of orchids blooming in it – in fact it is the largest to be found in a single geographical area in the world. For those who have flowers as a part of their religion, no other months than April and May can quench their thirst while they trek through the Rhododendron forests, enjoying the sight of all the beautiful flowers that nature has gifted the place with. And for those who have an infinite passion for viewing the mountains, the best months are in the season of autumn.
Darjeeling Off Road Adventure Office
7 am from Off Road Adventure Office
Morning Drive till Maneybhanjyang, In Maneybhanjyang we will take our breakfast and Entry Passport details.Later drive till dhotre. From Dhotre the day walk is uphill and the trail passes through forests of Rhododendrons and Magnolias. 1st day trek is not so long, before tumling we will reach tonglu where we will have our Lunch. After having lunch 30 minutes downhill trek till tumling, The trekkers hut at Tumling(2790m) is located on a hill top overlooking the Sikkim Himalayas.Evening Go for sunset with our Guide
Dinner and Overnight in Tumling.
In day 2 our guide will wake you up early morning and take you for sunrise. Later we will take our breakfast and undertake a pleasant walk through the forest which is home to the rare Red Panda and the Tragopan. From Tumling trails are straight for kilometer then later we descend few hundred meters down till Gairibans. Gairibans is a small village and also base for security forces of India. We usually stop in Gairibans for Tea break before uphill trek to Kalapokhari which is around 6 kms from Gairibans. Reach Kalapokhri (famous for the pond of black water which never freezes and is revered by the local people) trekkers hut where we spend the night.Afternoon you are free to explore Kalapokhari,a small village of nepal.
Later Dinner and Overnight in Nepal
Day 03 is shortest trek so today we start late. After breakfast, start the trek to Sandakphu(3636m) which takes about 3/4hrs.Trek is short but trails are Uphill.After 5 Kms we finally reach Sandakphu.Sandakphu which is highest point in entire state of west bengal is the place to view 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 Kanchenjunga massif (8586m) along with other peaks of the Sikkim Himalayas.After reaching sandakphu you will get Hot lunch then you are free to take rest or explore the area,later in evening our Guide will take you for sunset in a place named “GOAT” located in nepal side. If lucky one can see waves of Clouds below with amazing sunset.
Take dinner then Overnight Stay in Sandakphu
We wake early morning and go for Sunrise.View from sandakphu during morning is extremely clear if weather is good,changing color of mountains is also something to experience.After sometime we take our breakfast then leave for Sirikhola,last day trek from sandakphu to sirikhola is entire downhill. Trek through the most beautiful forests of the Singalila range. One of the few places in the world where you might see a red panda in the wild.
Reach sirikhola by noon then take lunch ,Later Drive to Darjeeling which is approx 4 hrs drive.
Reach Darjeeling, Trek Ends