Sandakphu Top

Sandakphu Top

Sandakphu Trek overview:

Duration- 7N/8D

Circuit: Siliguri/Bagdogra- Darjeeling- Maneybhanjan- Tounglu/Tumling- Kalipokhri- Sandakphu-  Srikhola – Rimbik- Darjeeling- Siliguri/Bagdogra.

Best Time to visit Sandakphu:
Oct to Dec- for clear weather & best view of Kanchandzonga.
Jan to Mar- for snow
Apr to May- for Rhododendron & Orchids

Short Itinerary:
Day 01: Siliguri/Bagdogra to Darjeeling
Day 02: Darjeeling sight seeing.
Day 03: Darjeeling to Maneybhanjan to Tonglu/Tumling
Day 04: Trekking Tonglu/ Tumling to Kalipokhri
Day 05: Trekking Kalipokhri to Sandakphu
Day 06: Trekking Sandakphu to Srikhola
Day 07: Trekking Srikhola to Rimbik to Darjeeling
Day 08: Darjeeling to Siliguri/Bagdogra

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Siliguri/Bagdogra to Darjeeling (90 km. / Approx time 3.30 hrs)

Welcome to ‘Sandakphu Trek ’. On arrival at Siliguri (NJP) railway station or Bagdogra (IXB) airport meet & greet by Navigator India’s representative. Transfer from Siliguri/Bagdogra to Darjeeling through lush green tea gardens & undulating hills. Check into hotel & rest of the day is t leisure.

HMI- Darjeeling

HMI- Darjeeling

Day 02: Darjeeling sight seeing.

  • Wake up call
  • Drive to Tiger Hill (sunrise point), Ghoom Monastery & Batasia Loop.
  • Breakfast
  • Half day sight seeing to Himalayan Mountaineering (HMI) & Padmaja Naidu HimalayanZoological Park (Thursday closed), Peace Pagoda, Japanese Temple, Tea garden (outer view), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (Sunday closed) etc.
  • Lunch (own cost). Afternoon free.

 

Tumbling -Sandakphu

Tumbling -Sandakphu

Day 03: Darjeeling to Maneybhanjan. Maneybhanjan to Tonglu/Tumling

  • Breakfast.
  • Drive from Darjeeling to Maneybhanjan. (Approx 28 km. / 1 hrs.)
  • Welcome tea at Maneybhanjan. Start trekking for Tumling (Approx 11 km. / 5-6 hrs.)
  • Reach Tumling. Enjoy your lunch. Afternoon free.
  • Evening tea-n- snacks.
  • Night stay at Tumling/ Tonglu.

 

Day 04: Trekking Tonglu/ Tumling to Kalipokhri (Approx 14 km. / 5-6 hrs)

Kalipokhri -Sandakphu

Kalipokhri -Sandakphu

  • Wake up call with bed tea.Enjoy sunrise and spectacular view of Mt.Kunchandzonga. (Subject to clear weather)
  • Breakfast.   
  • Start trekking from Tumling to Kalipokhri (Kalpokhri).
  • Reach Kalipokhri. Enjoy your lunch at Kalipokhri (Kalpokhri).
  • Evening tea-n- snacks.
  • Night stay at Kalipokhri (Kalpokhri).

 

Day 05: Trekking Kalipokhri to Sandakphu (Approx 7 km. / 4-5 hrs)

Kanchendzonga from Sandakphu

Kanchendzonga from Sandakphu

  • Wake up call with bed tea.   
  • Breakfast.
  • Start trekking from Kalpokhri (Kalpokhri) to Sandakphu.
  • Reach Sandakphu. Enjoy your lunch at Sandakphu.
  • Evening tea-n- snacks.
  • Night stay at Sandakphu.

 

 

Srikhola on the way -Sandakphu

Srikhola on the way -Sandakphu

Day 06: Trekking Sandakphu to Srikhola (Apporx 20 km. / 7 hrs.)

  • Wake up call with bed tea. Enjoy sunrise and spectacular view of Mt. Kunchandzonga. (Subject to clear weather)
  • Breakfast.   
  • Start trekking from Sandakphu to Srikhola.
  • Lunch on the way at Gurdung.
  • Reach Srikhola. Enjoy your Evening tea-n- snacks.
  • Night stay at Srikhola.

 

 

Srikhola on the way -Sandakphu

Srikhola on the way -Sandakphu

Day 07: Trekking Srikhola to Rimbik. Rimbik to Darjeeling (Approx 55 km. / 4.30 hrs)

  • Wake up call with bed tea.   
  • Breakfast.
  • Start trekking from Srikhola to Rimbik (Approx 6 km. / 2 hrs).
  • Reach Rimbik. Enjoy your Earl lunch at Rimbik.
  • Drive from Rimbik to Darjeeling (Approx 55 km. / 4.30 hrs).
  • Reach Darjeeling. Check in to your hotel.

 

Day 08: Darjeeling to Siliguri/Bagdogra

Today is your farewell day for your ‘Sandakphu Trek. Drive back to Siliguri (NJP)/ Bagdogra (IXB) through lush green tea gardens & undulating hills for your onward journey with happy memories to cherish.

Price

 

Price: on request  (Please submit your enuiry in ‘Booking’)

Package includes:

  • All transfers & sight seeing in N.AC car according to itinerary.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in Darjeeling on CP (Room & Breakfast) basis.
  • All applicable Service charges.
  • Assistance on arrival.

 

Trekking Includes :

  • Accommodation in Trekkers’ Hut during trekking on AP (including all meals) basis.
  • Mattress, Sleeping Bags, Kitchen & Dining Tent, Dining Table & Stools.
  • Dry food, Juice & drinking water during trekking.
  • Yak & Porter: For carrying food items & camping equipments.
  • Guide, Cook & Kitchen Staff.
  • Entry fees for Singalila Natinal Park.

 

Package does not include:

  • Personal luggage caring porters.
  • Alcohol, Beverages, ph calls, laundry, tips etc. or any other expenses of personal nature.
  • Travel/ Health insurance.
  • Additional expenses incurred due to any unavoidable circumstances like natural calamity, political disturbance, sudden climatic change, road blocks etc.
  • Any additional service that is not mentioned in the package/trekking include section.

Accommodation

Accommodation :

Darjeeling – Krishna Residency/ Retreat  or similar  (Inclusive of Breakfast)

Tumling/ Tonglu – Trekkers’ Hut  (Inclusive of All Meals)

Kalipokhri –  Trekkers’ Hut (Inclusive of All Meals)

Snadakphu-  Trekkers’ Hut (Inclusive of All Meals)

Srikhola-  Trekkers’ Hut (Inclusive of All Meals)

 

Trek MAP

Sandakphu Trek MAP

Booking

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