The north-eastern Himalayas are known for their stunning beauty which spreads across the horizon. Sandakphu is the highest trekking route in the state of West Bengal, and attracts tourists from all parts of the world. This region provides ample opportunities for mountaineering and adventure sports. A Sandakphu trek in December is perfect for beginners too. However, the harsh cold is something that might seem like a deterrent. With help from professional tour operators, you can plan an amazing trip to this beautiful destination.
In the month of December, winter sets in, and makes it difficult to cope up steep ascends. However, since it’s an easy trek, you don’t need to worry much. The steep ascends are perfectly complemented by easy descends throughout the journey. On average, it takes about a week to complete the trek. Sandakphu weather in December can be unpredictable, and therefore, it’s highly recommended to plan this trip under the supervision of seasoned trekkers and guides.
Sandakphu Trek in December
Chilly winds encompass the entire region in the month of December. The average Sandakphu temperature in December ranges between minus 2 degree celsius to 8 degree celsius. Nights can be even colder. Thus, it’s important to carry warm clothes and appropriate trekking gear. You also need to take necessary precautions to tackle the cold.
It’s worth mentioning that the trek is close to the Indo-Nepal border. Thus, you get a chance to explore the perfect mix of culture, cuisine and traditions. Moreover, you’d also cross the border quite a few times. The trek takes you through some villages that are a part of both countries.
On the trek, you’ll be mesmerized by the stunning beauty of Annapurna and Kanchenjunga ranges. You’ll even pass through various species of trees, such as pindrow firs, paks, morinda spruces etc.
For a Sandakphu trek in December, Renok Adventures can help you make necessary arrangements, and even plan the entire journey. Our team of seasoned trekkers, guides and support staff makes sure you have a thrilling experience. To get in touch, please click here.