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 colours 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.
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Duration: 6 Nights - 7 Days
Day 01, Arrive Bagdogra - Darjeeling:
Board an early morning flight to Bagdogra airport. After coming in Gangtok, meet our cicerone who will
help shifting you to Darjeeling & check in the hotel. Dinner & overnight remain at the Darjeeling hotel.
Day 02, Darjeeling - Maneybhanjang - Tonglu:
Rise & shine, today after having breakfast you will visit Tiger Hill to pursuit the dawn. While going back
to the hotel from the tiger hill, visit the religious Ghoom Monastery, which features one of the biggest
Maitreya Buddha-"the future Buddha" statue. After having breakfast, get ready for a transact to the
starting point of the trek, Tonglu. Your trip till Tonglu will be racy as you will come across the little
settlements situated on the edges of the Indo-Nepal border, rhododendron, chattering waterfall, giant
magnolias, spruce & other forests of Maneybhanjang. At Tonglu, you will be rewarded with the
picturesque view of the Mt Kanchenjunga and its neighboring peaks. Overnight stay in Tonglu cam/rest
Day 03, Tonglu - Garibas:
Early morning, after seeing the sun rays dancing on the Kanchenjunga Mountains, trekkers will embark
on a downhill campaign towards Garibas. This trek will be a downward trek and after descending 3
hours from Tonglu, you will arrive in Gairibas. Dinner & overnight remain in Garibas camp.
Day 04, Garibas - Sandakphu:
Today in Singalila Sandakphu Trek, you will trek uphill toward Kalpokhari. And the trail is a gradual climb
onto the Singalila ridge that leads us to Sandakphu, the final destination of the trek. An extraordinary
360° view of the Singalila National Park & nearby landscapes awaits once you approach the Sandakphu.
Overnight remain in Sandakphu camp/hotel.
Day 05, Sandakphu - Phalut:
An early morning trek to Phalut will provide you the surprising sunrise views over Mt Kanchenjunga
(8,586 m), Everest (8,848m), Mt Jannu (7,710 m), Makalu (8,481 m), Lhotse (8,516 m), and Cho Oyo
(8,201 m). On a trip to Phalut, you will notice a drastic change in it is geographical conditions: silvery
pine forests, yak herds, tiny lakes ringed with grass, & the snow-capped Himalayan range in the
background. Sprawling fir & rhododendron forests add shine to this trekking route. Overnight remain in
Phalut camp or hotel.
Day 06, Phalut - Raman:
After having breakfast, a beautiful trek through Chestnut, Pine & Hemlock forests, will take you to the
confluence point of the Gorkhey & Khola, two of the cunning streams flowing through this zone. After
walking for eight km, you will land at Rammam, a village enriched with racy settings & is known for it is
Day 07, Raman - Rimbik - Bagdogra:
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 colorful, unique bird species. A cool trek from Sri Khola will ultimately take
you Rimbik. With the arrival in Rimbik, this unbelievable Singalila Sandakphu Trek will come to an end.