Day 1: New Delhi - Bagdogra (by air) - Darjeeling (about 65 kms / 2 hrs)
Arrival at New Delhi airport connecting flight to Bagdogra. Upon arrival at Bagdogra airport you will be met by an Indo
Vacations representative and
Darjeeling after Permit formalities. Halt Overnight.
Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (at around 4 am) to view sunrise
over Kanchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather). On way back visit
Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop. After breakfast visit to Padmaja Naidu
Himalayan Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed
on Thursday), Tenzing & Gombu. Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center
(Closed on Sunday) & Tea Estate. Overnight at Hotel in Darjeeling.
Darjeeling – Manebhanjang – Tonglu ( about 40 kms / 1-2 hrs)
The trek starts after an early morning drive of about two hours from
Manebhanjang a small village inhabited by Buddhist Sherpas. From here one can get a view of the trekking route, which is
an awesome, near vertical climb.
The first camp – site is at Tonglu at 3070 meters, which is 11 kms
from Manebhanjang through dense forests, and hillsides covered with
wild flowers and a breathtaking mountain view of the incomparable
Kanchendzonga and its neighboring peaks.
Tonglu - Gairibas - Kalipokhari
Resume Trekking from Tonglu to Gairibas at 2621 meters, Trek time 3
hrs, Approx.09 kms, Trails leads one through bamboo glades and
farmlands with quaint little villages habited by warm and friendly
people. Gairibas to Kalipokhari 3170 meters is a continuous climb
through the rhododendron forests. Distance is 6 Kms and it takes 3
hrs walks from Gairibas.
Kalipokhari - Sandakphu
Resume trekking from Kalipokhari to Sandakphu, From Kalipokhari the
road descends to Bikhebhangang –Valley of Poison. Trek from
Bikhebhanjang to Sandakphu is a steep climb of 4 kms and takes more
then an hour to cover this trek. Trek time 2-3 hrs.
Sandakphu 3636 meter is 58 kms from Darjeeling and commands one of
the most spectacular views .In the foreground is a great basin set in
the midst of the hills, the slopes covered with rhododendrons and
silver fir trees.
Sandakphu - Phalut
Resume trekking from Sandakphu to Phalut at 3600 meters, It is one of
the loftiest peak in the Singalila Range and is situated at 80 kms
.The stretch from Sandakphu to Phalut is the most spectacular of the
trek. The burned silver fir forest makes most of the beautiful sight
.A walk of 4 hrs from Sandakphu, you will come across a stone house
with blown of roof on the top of a small ridge. The place is known as Sabarkum and is 14 km. From Sandakphu. Halt at Phalut. Halt
Phalut - Ramam
Resume trekking from Phalut to Ramam, From Phalut the trail descends
through the virgin forest of chestnut, pines, hemlock etc. till the
trail reaches the meeting of two streams called Gorkhey Khola. It’s a
picture postcard place. One can enjoy the bath and savor midday meal.
Resume trekking via Samandin to Ramam Trekkers Hut. Its about 5 hours
trek from Phalut or 15-km.in distances from Phalut.
Ramam - Rimbik
Trek from Ramam to Rimbik, From Ramam the road is almost level walk
for the first 9 km and again it descends to Sirikhola. The road rises
steep, for about 1 km where it levels out again till it reaches
Rimbik. Halt Overnight in a lodge or trekkers hut.
Rimbik - Darjeeling (about 54 kms / 4-5 hrs)
Drive from Rimbik to Darjeeling. Trek
Darjeeling - Bagdogra (100 Km / 3 Hrs)
Transfer to Bagdogra Airport for onwards journey.
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Our Services Include:
Accommodation in double rooms on twin sharing basis with bath and WC
on the departure day.
Trekking support with trekking guide, cook, potters, yaks, trekking
meals & beverages,
services for trekking permit, Khangchendzonga National Park fees &
other necessary services.
While on trek we will provide you Dome/Alpine trekking tents on twin
camping stool, table, kitchen tent etc.''
Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo
All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an
air-conditioned Car with
driver. For groups an individual air-conditioned bus (Except
Standard Hotels) will be
Any Kind of Personal Expenses such as Tips, Laundry, Telephone Bills, Alcoholic
beverages and personal
insurance however covers immediate medical facilities, extra
expenses due to unforeseen
circumstances such as landslide/strike/accidents/natural
calamities, Ropeway, Airfare
Ticket, Himalayan toy train ride in Darjeeling, tips etc.
Camera Fees (Still or Movie).
Any Flight Charges.