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Singalila Ridge Trek - 8 days

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US$ 100
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US $1,050
US $ 950
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Max. Elevation
3636.00m
Group size
2 min + 20 max
Trip grade
Moderate
Transportation
All grounded vehicals depending on group size.
Best Season
Mar-Jun, Sep-Dec
Accomodation
Hotel and Lodge + Camping twin sharing bed basis during the Tour.
Meals
All meals ( Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast) during the tour.
Starts at
Maneybhanjhyang
Ends at
Rimbik

Highlights

    • Trekking through Singalila Wildlife forest and Sanctuary.
    • Trek through dense forests and glimpses of the Sleeping Buddha.
    • Trek through the verdant meadows and dense forests, unique landscape.
    • Trekking in between Nepal and India border,
    • Sunrise and sunset View from Sandakphu – Phalut.
    • Amazing view of the majestic Unforgettable Singalila ridge includes great Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu and Lhotse, all in a single stretch range.
Singalila ridge trek is one of the best treks in the Himalayan region as one can trek in Nepal as well as in India with mesmerizing view of the sky kissing peaks.

One of the most popular treks in the entire Himalayan region that is suitable for travellers from different age group, the Singalila Ridge Trek unwraps the true colors of nature secluded in the Eastern Himalayan belt. The trail outsets in Singalila Ridge track from Darjeeling, which is approximately 100 kilometers drive away from Gangtok. The Singalila Ridge Trek, which is an easy to moderate trek in the Darjeeling – Sikkim Himalayan region, is occupied with surprises at each and every turn and steps with wilderness and scenic beauty. The trail stretches from an elevation of 2,134 meters and winds up at 3,636 meters wherefrom one can capture the heavenly horizon clustered with snow covered peaks like Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse and many more. Further, the rage of the Singalila National Park that hosts several species of animals, birds and insects enriches the journey with fear and quiver. Reaching Gangtok, a drive of 5 – 6 hours drops you at Darjeeling from where the trek heads to Tonglu via Manay Bhanjang. Tonglu is perched at a mighty height of 3,070 meters and is a mere 3 – 4 hours of hike. Thereafter, the trail continues to Gairibas, which is at an elevation of 2,620 meters, passing through a mossy paved path and striking forest of wide variety of mountain trees. The trail snakes through Kalpokhri after a steep climb and leads off to Sandakphu, which is at an elevation of 3,636 meters and is the highest point on Singalila Range. The route continues to Phalut en route Molley and the downhill trek leads to Raman at 2, 490 meters, followed by Rimbik, where the trail winds up.

Trip Itinerary

Board an early morning flight to Bagdogra airport. After arriving in Gangtok, meet our guide who will help transfer you to Darjeeling and check into the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the Darjeeling hotel.

Accommodation

Hotel

Meals

Lunch , Dinner , Breakfast

Rise and shine, today before breakfast you will visit Tiger Hill to chase the dawn. While going back to the hotel from the tiger hill, visit the sacred Ghoom Monastery, which features one of the largest Maitreya Buddha-“the future Buddha” statue. After breakfast, get ready for a drive to the starting point of the trek, Tonglu. Your journey till Tonglu will be picturesque as you will come across the tiny settlements located on the edges of the Indo-Nepal border, chattering waterfall, rhododendron, giant magnolias, spruce and other forests of Maneybhanjang. At Tonglu, you will be rewarded with the picturesque view of the Mt Kanchenjunga and its neighbouring peaks. Overnight stay in Tonglu camp/rest house.

Accommodation

Hotel

Meals

Lunch , Dinner , Breakfast

Early morning, after watching the sun rays dancing on the Kanchenjunga Mountains, trekkers will embark on a downhill expedition towards Garibas. This trek will be a downward trek and after descending 3 hours from Tonglu, you will arrive in Gairibas. Dinner and overnight stay in Garibas camp.


Accommodation

Camping

Meals

Lunch , Dinner , Breakfast

Today in Singalila Sandakphu Trek, you will trek uphill towards Kalpokhari. And the trail is a gradual climb onto the Singalila ridge that leads us to Sandakphu, the final destination of the trek. A remarkable 360° view of the Singalila National Park and nearby landscapes waits once you reach the Sandakphu. Overnight stay in Sandakphu camp/hotel.


Accommodation

Hotel / Lodge

Meals

Lunch , Dinner , Breakfast

An early morning trek to Phalut will offer you the astounding sunrise views over Mt Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), Mt Jannu (7,710 m), Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8,516 m), Makalu (8,481 m) and Cho Oyo (8,201 m). On a journey to Phalut, you will notice a drastic change in its geographical conditions: yak herds, silvery pine forests, tiny lakes ringed with grass, and the snow-capped Himalayan range in the background. Sprawling fir and rhododendron forests add radiance to this trekking route. Overnight stay in Phalut camp or hotel.

Accommodation

Camping

Meals

Lunch , Dinner , Breakfast

Post breakfast, a lovely trek through Chestnut, Pine and Hemlock forests, will take you to the confluence point of the Gorkhey and Khola, two of the vicious streams flowing through this region. After walking for 8 km, you will land at Rammam, a village enriched with picturesque settings and is known for its agricultural richness.

Accommodation

Hotel / Lodge

Meals

Lunch , Dinner , Breakfast

After a delicious breakfast in the Raman camp, you will start your journey to Sri Khola, after descending downhill, while pass through the dense forest, and exotic orchid plantations. Don’t forget to pick up binoculars, as you might spot colourful, unique bird species. An easy trek from Sri Khola will finally take you Rimbik. With the advent in Rimbik, this incredible Singalila Sandakphu Trek will come to an end. Then you will be driven to the Bagdogra airport for the flight to Delhi. Upon arrival to Delhi, check in to hotel and stay overnight in hotel.


Accommodation

Hotel / Lodge

Meals

Lunch , Dinner , Breakfast

Today you will be transferred to international airport as per your flight schedule for the flight to onward destinations.


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Includes

    • Accommodation in Hotel and Lodge + Camping twin sharing bed basis during the trek.
    • All Transportation AC / Qulise, Innova / Xylo / Mini Tourist Bus
    • Guide/ leader (Experienced Tour and Trek Guide will lead the tour).
    • All monument fees, Permit arrangement, All taxes
    • All meals (lunch, Dinner and Breakfast) during the trek.
    • Basis medical kit.

Doesn't Include

    • Entry Visa fees India.
    • Travel and medical insurance.
    • Personal expenses (laundry, bar bills, snacks, phone calls, internet.)
    • Tips for guide and driver (tipping is expected)
    • Loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects. (We strongly advise you to get personal travel insurance.)
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