|BEST TIME||MARCH TO FIRST WEEK OF MAY & OCTOBER - DECEMBER|
|ROUTING||ARRIVAL BAGDOGRA OR NEW JALPAIGURI - DARJEELING - TONGLU RIDGE - KAL POKHRI - SANDAKPHU - SABARGRAM - SAMANDEN - RIMBIK - DARJEELING - BAGDOGRA OR NEW JALPAIGURI / DEPARTURE|
|HIGHEST ALTITUDE||SANDAKPHU 3636 M|
|GRADING||FAIR TO MODERATE|
|DURATION||07 NIGHTS / 08 DAYS|
DAY 01: DARJEELING / TONGLU RIDGE
ALTITUDE: 3070M, DISTANCE: 25 KMS, DRIVING TIME: 02HRS APPROX
Morning pick up and drive to trekking point and start your trek towards Tonglu.
Today is the one of the toughest day as you climb mighty 1500m up onto the Singalila Ridge for spectacular mountain views. Then continue at a steady pace up to the magnificent Tonglu Ridge before reaching your camps will already pitched for the night stay, all meals & overnight stay at Camp.
DAY 02: TONGLU RIDGE / KAL POKHRI
ALTITUDE: 3081M, DISTANCE: 13 KMS, TREKKING TIME: 06HRS APPROX
Today wake up early morning to watch the sunrise over the panaroma of the Singalila and Chola Ranges. Tumling is our destination for breakfast after which your trek through the beautiful Singalila National Park with its mature forests, cascading streams and colourful wild flowers. We descend at a leisurely pace to Garibas before climbing gradually back up to Kal Pokhri. We spend the evening relaxing under the stars at camp.
All meals and overnight at the camp.
DAY 03: KAL POKHRI / SANDAKPHU
ALTITU1DE: 3636M, DISTANCE: 09 KMS, TREKKING TIME: 03 - 04 HRS APPROX
Today you have another hard day of trekking as you will climb over 3000m to Sandakphu, but the challenge is well worth it as we are rewarded with remarkable panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks. Upon arrival at Sandakphu check in to the camp and you will see the panoramic view of the Himalayan peaks, and evening in time to watch the sunset over this breathtaking mountain scenery.
All meals & overnight stay at camp.
DAY 04: SANDAKPHU / SABARGAM
ALTITUDE: 3500M; DISTANCE: 15 KMS, TREKKING TIME: 6 HRS APPROX
Today wake up early to see the golden rays of the morning sun shining on the white snow of Himalayas Mountains. The trail form Sandakphu to Sabargam is one of the most spectacular sights. You shall cross through thick rhododendron, oak, pine trees but the burned silver fir forest makes the most of the beautiful and dramatic landscape. You might also spot some yak herds at the lakesides on the way and yes you shall not miss a roofless stone house on a small hillock in Sabarkum. Because of the undulating terrain today, there is no let up on our weary legs as the trail winds through rich flora and fauna with a picturesque back drop of snow covered peaks. After lunch we have a 200m climb over 4 kilometers to Sabarkum and our accommodation for the night. Upon arrival check in to the camp for night stay.
All meals & overnight stay at camp.
DAY 05: SABARGAM / PHALUT DAY HIKE / SABARGAM
Today day for side trip to Toriphule, a viewpoint on the ridge towards Sikkim, the walk is uphill till the Phalut top viewpoint from where the views of the mountain ranges are 180degrees. From the top, the trail goes downhill in a depression on the ridge and a traverse on the flat area of the depression till the point of climb uphill to the top of Toriphule which is of almost the same height. After spending sometime on the top you will head back to camp at Sabargam.
All meals & overnight nights at the camp.
DAY 06: SABARGAM / SAMMANDEN
ALTITUDE: 2500M; DISTANCE: 16 KMS, TREKKING TIME: 06 HRS APPROX
Wake up early and witness the magical sunrise above four of the highest mountains in the world. After a hearty breakfast, we descend downhill and would take you through thick virgin forest of chestnut, pines, hemlock and more your trek, perhaps take some light picnic snacks too and walk till you reach Gorkhey Khola, this fresh water stream is where you could enjoy your picnic lunch here and resume trekking to Sammanden, where we enjoy a well-earned rest and an early night after another long day of trekking.
All meals & overnight at the camp.
DAY 07 SAMMANDEN / RIMBIK
ALTITUDE: 2286M, DISTANCE: 16 KMS, TREKKING TIME: 06 - 07 HRS APPROX
Today would be the last day of your trek. The trail takes us to the village of Rammam winding through forest, flowering trees and orchids and then it descends down to reach Sirikhola (river). From here you shall hike uphill to reach Rimbik. En route you shall pass through quaint hamlets and their farmlands. After reaching Rimbik check into a lodge and take leisure walks around the town in the evening. The extraordinary tale of your long journey to the 'paradise of trekkers' ends here.
All meals & overnight at local lodge.
DAY 08: RIMBIK / DARJEELING
DAY 08: RIMBIK / DARJEELING
Today we transfer back to Darjeeling for your onward train / flight.
***END OF THE PROGRAM***
PRICE PER PERSON ON TWIN SHARING BASIS
INR 60323.00 PER PERSON
THE ABOVE PRICE IS COMMISSIONABLE BY 15% & VALID FOR THE ABOVE MENTIONED DATES ONLY, INCLUDING THE CURRENT GOVT. SERVICE TAX.
THE PRICE IS VALID FOR A GROUP OF MINIMUM 06 PAX.
- October 15th to October 22nd
- October 29th to November 05th
- November 12th to November 19th
- November 26th to December 03rd
- December 24th to December 31st
THE ABOVE PRICE INCLUDES:
Hotels mentioned below as per the mentioned meal plan basis…
|CITY||HOTEL||ROOM CATEGORY||MEAL PLAN|
|DAY 01 TILL DAY 06 TREKKING WITH CAMPING|
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis in Darjeeling on HB basis.
- Pick up from Darjeeling at trekking point before Tonglu on Day 01 and from Rimbik to Darjeeling on Day 08 is included.
- Service of English speaking trek manager for entire trek.
- Camping charge & trekking fee.
- Complete trekking and camping arrangements including Guides, cook, helpers, all meals and tea / snacks in tea houses along the route, using tea houses for lunch.
- Ponies from Phalut to Rimbik, camping charges throughout, entrances for Singalila National Park and still camera fee.
THE ABOVE PRICE EXCLUDES:
- Any expenses of personal nature such as drinks, tele / fax calls, laundry sleeping bags...etc.,
- ANY EXPENSES CAUSED BY REASONS BEYOND OUR CONTROL SUCH AS ROAD BLOCKS, ACCIDENTS, MEDICAL EVACUATIONS,
- Any tips to hotel staff, local guides, drivers or camp staff mule man etc.,
- Any flight fare & delays, or re-scheduling etc,
- Any meals apart from the ones mentioned above.
- Any expenses apart from the ones above.
THE PRICE IS SUBJECT TO BE REVISED IF ANY ADDITIONAL TAXES OR HIKE ARE INTRODUCED BY THE GOVERNMENT.
THE COST ABOVE IS PROVISIONAL; SUBJECT TO CHANGE DEPENDS ON THE HOTELS CONFIRMED. THE EXACT COST SHALL BE KNOWN TO YOU AFTER THE HOTEL CONFIRMATION.
Please note: Please note that the Hotels proposed in the quote may not be available at time of booking, in this situation suitable alternative hotel will be booked. In the situation suitable/similar hotel is not available a next available category will be booked n cost diff between the two hotels will be provided, in case of reduction we will refund the money but in case of supplements, the clients should be ready for the same. If we get higher category rooms such as club rooms etc clients will need to pay the difference if they choose this option.