Trekking Around Darjeeling

Trekking in Darjeeling is an experience which no lover of nature should miss, it takes one to places from where one can feel the proximity of the stars and is still in its primeval majesty. It brings one face to face with the snow-capped mountains with the sublime grandeur of the Himalayas. Trekkers on the trail of Sandakphu trek Darjeeling. The region abounds in rhododendrons, magnolias, primulas, orchids and ferns of numerous varieties. About six hundred species of birds inhabit the emerald green forests on the slopes of the mountains. The hilly destinations of Darjeeling is blessed with well defined forest trails along the Nepalese border that afford views of Kanchenjunga and glimpses of Everest, Lhotse and Makalu. Just like the geographical location the climate of Darjeeling is also pretty similar to that of Nepal.

In fact, the first organized trekking route in India was established here along the Singalila range. The Sandakphu trek begins in Darjeeling and proceeds through Manebhanjyang, Tonglu, Sandakphu and ends in Phalut. The alluring natural beauty is replete with countless varieties of rhododendrons, magnolias, orchids and wild flowers. The dense forests, the verdant meadows, the savage mass of Mt. Everest, the everlasting beauty of Kanchenjunga, the rugged Lhotse or the mysterious Makalu – all in one sweeping glance, present an experience that can never be equaled.

Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1345meters). Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport in Kathmandu and will be displaying with DOLPA ADVENTURE TREKS AND TOURS signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel . Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2 Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley : Optional In the morning of after breakfast at around 8 am, we host a pre-trip meeting at your hotel in Kathmandu and introduce your trek leader/guide. Please seek this opportunity to ask questions about your tour in Nepal. After the meeting and a hearty breakfast, your sightseeing trip will start at around 9:45am. Sightseeing places will be : Pashupatinath, Boudhnath, Swoyambhunath stupa and Kathmandu durbar square. You will have a private vehicle and a professional tour guide at your disposal. The rest of your time in Kathmandu is free for further exploration and some last-minute shopping in Thamel area near by your hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 3 Fly to Bhadrapur then drive to Darjeeling 2134 m. then transfer to Hotel.
Day 4 Full day Darjeeling City Sightseeing.
Day 5 Darjeeling–Mane Bhanjyang 2150m. Drive from Darjeeling to Sukhia Pokhari & from here it is half an hour to Mane Bhangyang total time taken is about 2 hrs.
Day 6 Mane Bhanjyang – Tonglu 3020m. & Jaubari. The trek starts with a steep climb in this the trail you will come across various settlement.
Day 7 Jaubari – Sandakphu – Gairibas (2620m.). The trek begins with a gradual descend from Tonglu. It is about 9 km takes about 3 hrs.
Day 8 Gairibas – Sandakphu (3580m.). From Gairibas till Kal Pokhari is a stiff climb further the road descends to Bikhyabanjyang again a steep climb of one and a half hour reaches you to Sandakphu. Total time taken is about 5/6 hrs.
Day 9 Sandakphu–Phalut 3600m. The trek begins with silver fir forest the trek takes about 5hrs one can view all the Singilila range this is the most beautiful stretch.
Day 10 Phalut – Raman (2560m.). From Phalut to Raman takes about 5 hrs. and the distance is 16 km walk through dense forest.
Day 11 Raman – Rimbik (2280m.). about 8 hours 25 kms.
Day 12 Rimbik – Darjeeling (63 km). about 5 hrs.
Day 13 Drive Darjeeling– Bhadrapur, fly back to Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel
Day 14 Free day in Kathmandu. Today, Pax have their own free time in Kathmandu for their final shopping and packing. O/N in Kathmandu
Day 15 Departure to final destination. Morning time is free in Kathmandu and afternoon will transfer to airport for the final destination.
Note: The above itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday at your request to accommodate of specific requirements.

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