THE SINGALILA TREK

06 Nights/07 Days

Tour ID ADV-09
  • Darjeeling
  • Tonglu
  • Kalpokhri
  • Sandakphu
  • Gurdung
  • Rimbik
Difficulty : Easy

Daywise Itinerary

  1. Day 1 Bagdogra/NJP – Darjeeling (93 KMS 3.5 HOURS APPROX.)

    You will be met on arrival at the airport or railway station and drive to Darjeeling.

    Standing high in the Himalayas at an altitude of 2134m, ‘Dorje Ling’, or place of the Thunderbolt, offers breathtaking views of snow-capped mountain peaks, with the Kanchendzonga rising higher than all the others. Often referred to as the “Queen of the Hills”, it remains just as alluring with its tiny waterfalls, little villages and a narrow gauge railway track.

    Overnight at hotel

  2. Day 2 DARJEEING TO MANEYBHANJANG (2134m) - TONGLU

    After breakfast you will drive to Maneybhanjang .The starting point of the trek, Maneybhanjang is 26 kms from Darjeeling and situated on the border between India and Nepal. Maneybhanjang has a local market so in case you have forgotten something, this is the last chance of getting it, from grocery to medicines to camera rolls, everything is available here.

    Begin trek to Tonglu which is steep and on a zigzag trail.

    TONGLU (3070m):

    The trek from Maneybhanjang to Tonglu covering 11 kms (5 hrs) is steep up. Tonglu faces Darjeeling and Kurseong and commands excellent view of Mt. Kanchenjunga.

    Overnight in tents.

  3. Day 3 Tonglu – Kalpokhri

    After breakfast begin trek to Kalpokhri (3108 m )

    The trek is for 13 kms / 06 hours approx.

    From Tonglu, the trail descends to Giribas before steep climb to Kalpokhari for about 6 km. The trail passes through bamboo groves and rhododendron forest which is home to the rare Red Panda and the Tragopan.

    Overnight in tents.

  4. Day 4 Kalpokhri – Sandakphu (08 kms 5 hours approx.)

    After breakfast begin trek to Sandakphu.

    Situated to the north west of Darjeeling on the Singalila range at an altitude of 3636 mts(1200ft.) above sea level, Sandakphu is the highest spot in Darjeeling district and is one of the most popular trekking routes in the Himalayan area. One has to pass the temperate forest of rhododendron and magnolias to reach the top of Singalila range .In terms of scenic beauty, it offers you most fantastic views of snowy range from Mt. Everest in Nepal, to the Kanchandzonga in Sikkim and chomolari in Bhutan.  Mount Everest is 144 Kames from here as crow flies and Kanchendzonga is only 44 Kms. the view of Sun Rise and Sun set over the mountains is just magnificient that one cannot afford to miss it.

    Overnight in tents.

  5. Day 5 Sandakphu – Gurdung (16 Kms 5 hours approx.)

    Breakfast at the hotel and Trek to Gurdung.

    Gurdung:

    From Sandakphu trek to Gurdung is 16 kms and stiff downhill through the Malinga Bamboo and Rodhodran forest. This place is very good for wild life and bird lovers. Gurdung is a small village and do their own cultivation in organic way.

    Overnight in tents.

  6. Day 6 Gurdung – Rimbik(2331m) / Rimbik to Darjeeling 56 kms 3 hrs drive

    After breakfast begin trek.

    The trek gradually downhill trek to Sirikhola passing villages and farmland and then all the way uphill through the forest to Rimbick.

    Later on drive from Rimbick to Darjeeling 56 Kms 3 hours approx.

    Overnight at hotel.

     

  7. Day 7 Darjeeling – Bagdogra/NJP (93 KMS 3.5 HOURS APPROX.)

    Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Bagdogra/NJP for onward connection.


Inclusions & Exclusions

Tour Package Includes

  • Accommodation is on twin sharing basis
  • Meals : breakfast at all places
  • Transfers from one place to another
  • Sightseeing in private cars
  • Vehicle will be provided based on the itinerary
  • All current taxes such as hotel taxes and transportation taxes

Tour Package Excludes

  • Entrance fees at the monuments/ temples
  • Meals not mentioned in inclusions
  • Personal Expenses / Purchase of things
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Any increase in the govt. taxes and state taxes
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.

Cancellation Policy

Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure

In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • 16 days to prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
  • 15 days to 01 days prior to arrival or no show – 100% of the tour/service cost.

Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.

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