The highest peak in the Singalila ridge located in the state of West Bengal, Sandakphu trek is the only way to catch views of the world’s tallest four mountains. From the viewpoint of the trek, you can see the entire Kanchenjunga Range. Hardcore trekkers and backpackers who wish to spend more time in the snow plan a Sandakphu trek in January.
Sandakphu weather in January is chilly, but bearable. With necessary precautions, you don’t experience much problems. From the viewpoint, you can even see a peak in the shape of a man’s head with folded hands toward the chest, and legs on the right. According to locals in Nepal and India, this is a form of ‘Sleeping Buddha’.
On the left-hand side, you can catch glimpses of the three sister peaks, giving amazing views of the Everest, Lhotse, Chmolonzo, Nuptse, Makalu and other important peaks of the Annapurna range. You will also be able to see Chomolhari, which is the highest peak in Bhutan.
Sandakphu Trek in January
In order to plan a good trek in January, you need to carry warm clothes and appropriate trekking gear to keep yourself protected against the cold. The average Sandakphu temperature in January is between minus 5 degree celsius to 6 degree celsius. It’s one of the coldest periods in the region, and only seasoned trekkers plan an outing during this month.
Sandakphu is one of the Himalayas treks that remains open during the winter months. Due to this, many backpackers visit the region during winter season, when it’s less crowded, allowing them to soak in the magnificent views of the north-eastern Himalayas.
Renok Adventures has been known for its amazing treks in the Himalayas, including Sandakphu trek in January. If you’re looking to plan a trek in the coming year, get in touch with our team to discuss your requirements. Just click here.