Sandakphu Trek


Region: Darjeeling Himalayas

Duration:  08 Nights 09 Days
Destination covered: Delhi – Darjeeling — Tonglu -Gairibas -Kalipokhari — Sandakphu – Phalut — Ramam – Rimbik – Delhi
Altitude: 3635 m above sea level
Grade: Moderate Trek
Best Time: March -April & Sept – Nov

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 01: Delhi – Bagdogra- Darjeeling
Morning after breakfast transfer to Airport and fly to Bagdogra, on arrival at Bagdogra airport met our representative and drive towards Darjeeling. On arrival transfer into hotel. Evening free to do your own activity. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel

Day 02: Darjeeling -Manebhanjang – Tonglu
The trek starts after an early morning drive 

about two hours from Darjeeling to Manebhanjang a small village inhabited by Buddhist Sherpas. From here one can get a view of the trekking route. The first camp – site is at Tonglu at 3070 meters, which is 11 kms from Manebhanjang through dense forests, and hillsides covered with wild flowers and a breathtaking mountain view of the incomparable Kanchendzonga and its neighboring peaks. Overnight at camp.

Day 03: Tonglu -Gairibas -Kalipokhari
Trekking from Tonglu to Gairibas at 2621 meters, Trek time 3 hrs, Approx 09 kms, Trails leads one through bamboo glades and farmlands with quaint little villages habitude by warm and friendly people. Gairibas to Kalipokhari 3170 meters is a continuous climb through the rhododendron forests. Distance is 6 Kms and it takes 3 hrs walks from Gairibas. Drive by jeep will take approx.2 hrs. Overnight at Kalipokhari. Overnight at Camp.

Day 04: Kalipokhari – Sandakphu

After breakfast Trekking from Kalipokhari to Sandakphu, Trek times 2-3 hrs. From Kalipokhari the road descends to Bikhebhangang -Valley of Poison. Trek from Bikhebhanjang to Sandakphu is a steep climb of 4 kms and takes more then an hour to cover this trek.Sandakphu 3636 meter is 58 kms from Darjeeling and commands one of the most spectacular views .

Day 05: Sandakphu – Phalut

Trekking from Sandakphu to Phalut at 3600 meters, It is one of the loftiest peak in the Singalila Range and is situated at 80 kms . Overnight at camp.

Day 06: Phalut – Ramam

After breakfast trekking Phalut to Ramam, From Phalut the trail descends through the virgin forest of chestnut, pines, hemlock etc. till the trail reaches the meeting of two streams called Gorkhey Khola.It’s a picture postcard place. One can enjoy the bath and savor midday meal. Resume trekking via Samandin to Ramam Trekkers Hut.Its about 5 hours trek from Phalut or distances from Phalut.

Day 07: Ramam – Rimbik
Trek from Ramam to Rimbik, From Ramam the road is almost level walk for the first 9 km and again it descends to Sirikhola. The road rises steep, for about 1 km where it levels out again till it reaches Rimbik. Halt Overnight in a lodge / trekkers hut.

Day 08: Rimbik – Darjeeling – Bagdogra
Early morning drive to Bagdogra and fly to delhi on arrive and transfer to hotel and dinner overnight stay

Day 09: Departure

You will be driven to the airport in time for your flight back home. We ensure that you will leave Delhi with cherishing memory and an experience of a lifetime.

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