Sandkaphu trek 5 night 6 days

Sandkaphu trek 5 night 6 days

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GENERAL INFORMATION OF SANDAKPHU TREK:

 

Sandhakpu trek 5 night and 6 days trek and shortest trek from Darjeeling and it is a famous trek in Darjeeling. Also, those people don`t have time and spend with a short time in a trek at around in Darjeeling the Sandhakphu trek to return from Rimbik it is most comfortable and tweetable trek in Darjeeling.

The trail through from dense Green forest and gradually up and hills till from Sandhakphu the last point. after the trail from sandhakphu to Rimbik, it is totally downhill in every day walk along with Himalayans heritage village from Indo- Nepal border and motorable road and some of the places passes from SSB Camp there you will have to show your document like trekking permit, for Indian peoples any of your Indian identifications and for foreigner passport. Sandhakphu trek most of the time you will get majestic views of snow-cap mountains from India and Nepal like Mt.Lhotse, Mt.Everest, Mt.Makalu, Mt. Kanchenjunga and along the Bhutan Himalaya.

SHORT ITINERARY:

 

Day 01: pickup from (N J P) New Jalpaiguri railway station / Bagdogra Airport to Darjeeling (2,250.mtrs) 75km appx.

 

Day 02:  Darjeeling to Tumbling (2,914. 26 km. 1 ½ hours appx.

 

Day 3: Tumbling to Kalapokhari 3,180 meters. 4/5 hrs.

 

Day 4: Kalipokhri to Sandakphu 3,630. Meters. 4 to 5 km.  3 ½ to 4 hrs.

 

Day 05:  Sandakphu to Rimbik (2560.metres) via Gurdum Village (2800.meters 22 kms -6/7 hrs.

 

Day 06: Rimbik to Drop from N J P or Bagdogra Airport.

DETAILS ITINERARY OF SANDAKPHU TREK:

 

Day 01: pickup from (N J P) New Jalpaiguri railway station / Bagdogra Airport to Darjeeling (2,250.mtrs) 75km appx.

The nearest airport from Bagdogra an around 71.km Appx. and nearest railway station (N J P) 75.km. 3 to 4 hours’ drive to Darjeeling. The Bagdogra airport and (NJP) serve as the confluence point for many travellers and hottest tourist pickup point the road from Bagdogra airport, NJP and Siliguri all are meet at Sevoke road National Highway NH31A. from Tenzing Norgay park-Junction. The route passes through from Kersong, Ghoom Toy Train Station along with impressive picturesque of Tea garden which is very famous in the world and offers you majestic views of snow-capped mountains mount Kanchenjunga 3rd high peak in the world and high peak in India. check-in hotel in evening free time.

 

Day 02: Darjeeling to Tumbling (2,914. 26 km. 1 ½ hours appx.

This day after breakfast drive to Maneybhanjyang 26. km. Appx. 1 ½ hours’ drive from Darjeeling and those people are trek start from Dhotre an hour’s drive from Maneybhanjyang to Dhotre at an elevation of 2,135. Meters. Every trek point there you will have to show your trekking permit, and document like for Indian peoples any of your Indian identifications and for foreigner passport. After finishing your documentations trek towards to Tumbling via Tonglu which is the 2,790 Meters. the trail is gradually uphill all the way passes through dense green forests Rhododendrons, Magnolias and Bamboos it can take 3 to 4 hours walk after arriving from Tonglu Cap you will start to shutting impressing views of snow-cap mountains after Tonglu maximum 40 minutes’ walk to reach your camp Tumbling it is located from Nepal. chick in Camp/hotel. In evening free time there you will get unforgettable views of Sunset overlooking from Sikkim Himalayas.

 

Day 3: Tumbling to Kalapokhari 3,180 meters. 4/5 hrs.

This day wake –up early in morning for the sunrise take nice photography then back to your camp have a breakfast then trek to Kalapokhari the route through from dense green forest which is home for the rare wild animals like Red Panda, Tragopan, as well as the trail from Tumbling to Kalapokhari slightly up and down hills to Gairibans Himalayan heritage village also associated with base for security forces of Indian army there you will have to entry of your trekking permit and your document any kind of your identification with small tea break. Then trek continues to ascend towards to kalapokhari located from Nepal overnight at Kakaphokri.

 

Day 4: Kalipokhri to Sandakphu 3,630. Meters. 4 to 5 km. 3 ½ to 4 hrs.

This day you will have late breakfast is around 8: am because only walk for 3 ½ hours and 4 -5 Km. appx and all the way gradual ascent finally an undulating path on the motor road. the main attraction at Sandhakpu one of the famous views point in West Bengal of this spot you get 180-degree panoramic views of Nepal and Sikkim Himalayans as well Bhutan and one of the world’s most coveted panoramas, majesties views of Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Baruntse, Mt. Chamling, Mt. Chomolonzo, Mt. Machapucchare and other many peaks like Mt. Annapurna range spread out towards the west. Mt. Three sister peaks stand tall towards the north and the Sleeping Buddha lies before you. Towards the east, the side you see the highest ranges of Bhutan, the Mt.Chomolhari the highest peak, rises above all the others and sometimes the mobile network is available at the highest point in Sandakphu. In evening 25 minutes away from your campsite, there is a good place to see the sunset place call, Barkhay Dara, in every winter months at Sandhakpu received snow with zero levels temperature.

 

Day 05: Sandakphu to Rimbik (2560.metres) via Gurdum Village (2800.meters 22 kms -6/7 hrs.

Wake up early in morning for the 380- degree views from Nepal Himalayas and Sikkim Himalayas enjoy with sunrise take unforgettable photography then back to your camp have breakfast then trek proceed to Rimbik via Gurdung Village which is the (2,800m) where you will have small a break for lunch then trek continue to Rimbik the trail gradually descent along the motorable road the road is very roughly until suspension bridge at Srikhola after the bridge you will walk on the motorable road is around 1-hour appx then you will reach to Rimbik. Overnight at Rimbi.

 

Day 06: Rimbik to Drop from N J P or Bagdogra Airport.

In the morning after breakfast is ideally the final day of the trekking. It is advisable to start early since a long drive. Travellers we suggest you pack the luggage before having a delicious breakfast or before starting to your journey. The distance from NJP/ Bagdogra airport is around 117 kilometres which ideally should take not more than 4 to 5 hours. Lunch can be enjoyed directly at Siliguri on the way from Dhotray you can break for tea after enjoying the Tea drive continue to your lunch place where there are serving good foods. After enjoying lunch drive continue to your destination at the N J P/Bagdogra Airport. End.

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY WITH BLACK YAK EXPEDITIONS:

 

Please contact us directly through phone or email us through filling up the enquiry form for the Best Rates and Availability. The rates depend on Number of people and the minimum required number of the person for the trek. The more the number of trekkers the better the Price. The given rates will be based on per head per day basis which will include all the necessary facilities required during the trek from the point of start to the end. We arrange up to the maximum number of 60 people and minimum should not be less than 2 people.

We provide considerable rates for the bigger group, Student Group, Religious Group and Senior Citizens. The rate is based on quality service requested by groups. Do email us [email protected]to know the special prices and services provided.

 

PRICE INCLUDE AND EXCLUDE:

 

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN PRICE

1: 2 Nights in the standard hotel at Darjeeling and Rimbik (MAP plan).

2: Accommodation during the trek (camping/guest house).

3: All meals – vegetarian (starting from dinner at Darjeeling and ending with breakfast at Rimbik

4: Meals while on trek (Veg& Egg).

5: Trekking permits and forest camping charges.

6: Accommodation on trek Trekking equipment (sleeping tents 2 Or 3 man Dom, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, sleeping bags walking stick etc.

7: Safety equipment (first aid, medical kit, oxygen cylinders, stretcher, etc.

8: Services of an expert trek leader (qualified in basic/advanced mountaineering courses).

9: Services of an expert trek team (guides, cooks, helpers, porters/mules.

10: Transport from N J P / Bagdogra airport to Darjeeling and return from Rimbik

Note: Normally other company charges extra for uploading Bag Pack, but black yak expeditions allow up to 10 kg free. More than 10 kg you have to pay ₹. 250/- per day per bag pack.

If you have bag packs weighing more than 10 kg than you can give it to the yaks or horses prior to the trek before leaving arranged exclusively for the trek. The back pack cannot weigh more than 10 kgs. No suitcases/trolleys’/duffel bags will be allowed.

 

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

1: We do not provide travel insurance except for any Expeditions.

2: Food during transport is not included (pick up point to and from the base camp to drop point)

3: Alcohol, Soft Drinks, bottled water

4: Anything Not Specifically Mentioned Under the Head.

5: Any costs arising out of unforeseen Circumstances like Landslides, Road Blocks, Bad weather, etc.

6: External purchase you make during your travel or on trek routes like food, local crafts or drinks.

7: Itinerary includes transport for pick up and drops yet if you do not want then you can exclude this option) Transport to and from the base camp (N J P/Bagdogra airport to Darjeeling and return)

8: Any charges for carrying still/video cameras etc.

9: Personal expenses of any kind.

10: Anything apart from the inclusions.

11: Tips for guides, cooks or trekking staffs and telephone calls, laundry, etc.

HOW TO REACH Sandhak-phu:

 

If you are trekking with Black yak expeditions for Sandakphu trek arrive at (NJP) Railway Station, Siliguri or Bagdogra airport by 9 am to 12: noon is very good (on your own).

Black Yak Expeditions will arrange pick-up vehicles from NJP railway station and Bagdogra airport to Darjeeling which is approximately 95. Km from Siliguri It takes around 3 to 4 hours.

We provide luxury vehicles like INNOVA, ZXILO or normal vehicles like TATA SUMO GOULD, BOLERO, etc. And mini cab suitable for 2 or three families with light travel bags like Wagoner, Alto etc. We cannot arrange shared jeeps because it is not reliable.

For example, if you are travelling to Darjeeling for Sandakphu Trek, there are no direct shared jeeps from New Jalpaiguri Railway station NJP or Bagdogra Airport. First, you have to reach Siliguri junction/ Darjeeling Mord from there you have to take a direct vehicle to Darjeeling.

If you request pre-booking for pick up and drop along with trek or tour package then this statement is not applicable to you since Black Yak Expeditions will pay for the charges but in case if you have not asked for pick up and drop facilities than you should know that the transportation cost is additional, to be shared among the trekkers and paid directly to the drivers.

On the day of pickup at least do your best to be present at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) or Bagdogra Airport within 9:00 Am or 10:00 Am.

Incuse if we start late from this two points then we will reach certain trekking basecamps like Darjeeling very Late at night and that can cause great inconvenience to you as we have to begin the trek early next morning.

 

GETTING BACK:

Depart from Rimbik early morning.
Black yak expeditions we will arrange a reserved vehicle to drop trekkers to NJP railway station or Bagdogra airport.
The transportation cost from Rimbik to NJP/Bagdogra Airport is additional, to be shared among trekkers and paid directly to the driver.
The approximate cost for a reserved vehicle is Rs. 5,500/-
Expected arrival time at NJP/Bagdogra Airport is 1 pm. It is wise for you to book your train/flight tickets late in the evening to give you enough buffer time.

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