Trek to Sandakphu (Singhalila Short trek)
Trek Code - AS602
Duration - 6 Days
This is a shorter duration trek. You may also go for a longer trek to Sandakphu.
Day 1 - Reception at NJP rail station / Bagdogra airport. Drive to Maneybhanjan (85 km) in exclusive vehicle. The road to Manebhanjan follows the Hill Cart Road connecting Darjeeling with the plains. At Ghoom (The highest rail station in India) you leave the Hill Cart Road and it takes another hour from Ghoom to reach Manybhanjan. Check in at Hotel and free evening to acclimatize in the new environ. (ONH : Maneybhanjan).
Day 2 - Trek Starts from Maneybhanjan in the morning. Reach Joibari in the afternoon and Gairibans (2621 mt, 15km app) in the evening. Trails lead one through bamboo glades and farmlands. Night stay at Gairibas (alternatively Joibari).
Day 3 - Trek to Sandakphu (3636 mt, 12 km app). Lunch at Kalepokhri. Sandakphu is the highest mountain in West Bengal with beautiful view of both Kanchenjunga and Everest range of mountains. Overnight at Sandakphu.
Day 4 - Explore Sandakphu. Wake up early in the morning for beautiful view of Kanchenjunga and Everest range. Walk among the rhododendron. Enjoy the high.
Day 5 - Early morning trek to Rimbik. No break during the day. Trek through the most beautiful forests of the Singhalila range. One of the few places in the world where you might see a red panda in the wild. Evening at leisure at Rimbik.
Day 6 - Morning Drive to Siliguri. Drop at NJP / Bagdogra, tour concludes.
Charge for children
Children below 5 years - No charge
Between 6 to 12 - 70% of normal rate provided they share their guardian's accommodation
Registration amount (40 per cent of total cost) non-refundable.
Cancellation within 10 days from date of arrival 30 per cent refund.
No refund in case of cancellation before 2 days from the date of arrival.
naturebeyond will not be responsible for civil disturbances, theft, accidents, natural calamities and other such incidents beyond human control.
No refund is admissible if a tour is cancelled or altered at the last moment due to unforeseen circumstances beyond human control.