Darjeeling Singalila Ridge Trek

Company : Moonstone Expeditions
Activities: Adventure Holidays / Hiking Holidays / Trekking Holidays / Tours
Country: India
Location : Darjeeling Himalayas
Duration: < 1 week to 1 week
Approx Costs: 500 to 750 £ Pound (UK)

Breathtaking views of the Himalayas from this beautiful trek near Darjeeling

Incredible trekking on the Singalila Ridge in the foothills of the Himalayas. On this breathtaking trek you will see Buddhist Monasteries, hillsides covered with wild flowers, forests of thick oak, bamboo, magnolia and rhododendrons until you reach Sandakphu, at 3636m the highest point in West Bengal. From here you can see four of the five highest peaks of the world – Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and Makalu. An unforgettable trekking experience.

Itinerary

Outline Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive at Bagdogra Airport and transfer to Darjeeling accommodation. Preparation for trek. Final altitude 2134m

Day 2 - Jeep transfer to Manebhanjang. Trek past Buddhist Monastery and beautiful hillsides covered with wild flowers. Continue through forest to Tumling. 12km/ 5 hours / Final altitude 2970m

Day 3 - Resume trekking through thick oak, bamboo, magnolia and rhododendron forest to Sandakphu, at 3636m the highest point of West Bengal. Enjoy breathtaking views of four of the five highest peaks of the world – Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and Makalu. 19km/ 7 hours / Final altitude 3636m

Day 4 – Continue trekking to Phalut through remote burned silver fir forest. Enjoy spectacular views of Kanchenjunga from here. 21km/ 7 hours/ Final altitude 3600m

Day 5 - Descend through virgin chestnut, pine and hemlock forest to traditional village of Gorkhey on the border with Sikkim. 14km/ 6 hours/ Final altitude 2389m

Day 6 - Trek through forest and wild flowers to Rimbik. Jeep transfer to Darjeeling. 19km/ 6 hours/ Final altitude 2134m

Day 7 – final sightseeing in Darjeeling then vehicle transfer to Bagdogra Airport.

 

Shorter 5 day itinerary also available.

Travel

  • Airport Pickup
  • Internal Travel
  • Minibus
  • Trekking / Hiking

Accomodation

  • Accomodation Included

Meals

  • Meals Included

Tour Price

All accommodation (twin sharing full-board basis). Baggage carried by porters. Professional Trekking Guide. Wildlife Reserve entrance fees. Group airport transfers.

Start Dates

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