The Sandakphu trek is an absolute delight for trekkers as you can see the panoramic views of the mighty Himalayas including four of the highest peaks in the world Kanchenzongda, Everest, Lhotse and Makalu. The Sandakphu trek has well laid trekking trail located in Singalila Wildlife Sanctuary and Sandakphu Trek is the highest point of West Bengal. Best time to do Sandakphu trek is May to June and mid August to October.
Trek Duration : 7 Days 6 Nights
Destinations Covered during Hampta Pass Trek : Manali, Hampta Pass, Chandra Tal
What’s Included :-
- Accommodation during Trek (Camping)
- Meals while on trek(Veg)
- First aid medical kits
- Qualified and experienced Trek Guide and support staff.
DEPARTURES (All departures for The Sandakphu Trek are ex Darjeeling)
- 1st Batch : 10th June -14th June 2015
- 2nd Batch : 16th June-20th June 2015
- 3nd Batch : 22th June-26th June 2015
- 4th Batch: 6th September-10th September 2015
- 5th Batch: 13th September-17th September 2015
- 6th Batch: 2th October-6th October 2015
- 7th Batch: 11th October-15th October 2015
Cost per Person: Rs 8950 per person (Ex Darjeeling)
Sandakphu Trek Itinerary Detail
Tonglu (Sandakphu Trek) DAY 1
DRIVE FROM DARJEELING TO MANEYBHANJANG VIA GHOOM (11KMS, 6 HRS)
We will start our trek after an early morning drive from Darjeeling to Maneybhanjang a small Buddhist Sherpa village. Our first camp will be at Tonglu and trek to Tonglu is through dense forest and hillside covered with wild flowers and breathtaking view of Kanchendzonga and its neighbouring peaks like Kabru north, Sleeping Buddha etc. Overnight stay in tents.
Kalipokhari (SANDAKPHU TREK) DAY 2
TREK FROM TONGLU TO Kalipokhari (15 KM, 6 HRS)
Start our trekking after an early morning exercise and breakfast through farmlands and small village inhabited with friendly villagers. You will find the rhododendron flowers in abundance along the trek route. Overnight stay in tents or huts at Kalipokhari.
Sandakphu (SANDAKPHU TREK) DAY 3
TREK FROM Kalipokhari TO Sandakphu (10 KM, 5 HRS)
Sandakphu is situated at an altitude of 3636m and is around 58 kms from Darjeeling and commands some the spectacular views of Kanchendzonga massif and other near by Himalayan peaks. The initial trek descends to the “Valley of Poison” – Bikhebhangang and then steep climb to Sandakphu which takes around 3-4 hours.
Phalut (SANDAKPHU TREK) DAY 4
TREK FROM Sandakphu TO Phalut TOP ( 20 KM 9HRS)
Phalut is the highest point in the Singalila Range and trek from Sandakphu to Phalut is most fascinating part of the entire Sandakphu Trek. Silver fir forest and rhodendron makes most of the beautiful scene.
Rammam (SANDAKPHU TREK) DAY 5
TREK FROM Phalut TO Rammam via Gorkhey (13 KM, 6 HRS)
Start your trek through beautiful dense forest of Pines, Chestnut, Hemlock, Oak etc till the trail reaches the meeting point of two streams called Gorkhey. Gorkhey is small beautiful place where you can enjoy your packed lunch after a bath in the stream. After enjoying our lunch we will trek further towards Rammam.
Rimbik (SANDAKPHU TREK) DAY 6
TREK FROM Rammam TO Rimbik (19 KM, 7 HRS)
The trekking trail from Rammam to Rimbik is almost level walk for around 9 Kms and then it descends to small village called Sirikhola and then after 1 Kms of steep trekking we reach Rimbik. Overnight stay in tent of trekker’s hut.
Darjeeling (SANDAKPHU TREK) DAY 7
Drive from Rimbik to Darjeeling (54 KM, 3 HRS)