Sandakphu Trek Package
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Sandakphu Trek: An Unforgettable Short Adventure in Darjeeling

Sandakphu Trek is filled to the brim with amazing experiences and adventures in it’s own right, the shortest adventure trek in Darjeeling. The satisfying, sweet mountain views of the world’s tallest mountain range are why taking on this trek in Darjeeling makes it so heartwarming. Sandakphu Trek is more than just a scenery or a goal of trekking up to Sandakphu; you will enjoy some touching moments too.

Highlights of the Trek

Reaching Sandakphu is a moment of triumph, and the vistas that unfold before you are nothing short of awe-inspiring. The sight of the majestic Himalayas stretching across the horizon leaves an indelible mark on the soul. Practical tips for enjoying this part of the journey include savoring the sunrise and sunset views, capturing the surreal landscapes through photography, and taking moments of quiet reflection to appreciate the magnitude of the natural wonders before you.

How long is this trek?

The Sandakphu Trek is four to five days of adventure with a lifetime of experience, reaching a maximum altitude of 3636 m at Sandakphu, right in front of the highest mountain range in the world. The best short trek in Darjeeling that is approximately 56 km from Manebhanjyang to Rimbik.

Cultural Encounter

It is not only the Himalayan views that this trek presents but also to explore the cultural side of the trekking route with local activities. So for a real taste of Darjeeling, there is no better trek than the Sandakphu Trek.

Starting the Adventure:

The starting point of this trek is Manebhanjyang, a fascinating little town on the India-Nepal border. The Sandakphu Trek begins with a thrilling uphill challenge to Chitray, with panoramic views of the mountain range and of the valleys around that can only be found in this part of the Darjeeling Himalayas.

Memorable Conclusion:

The Sandakphu Trek is more than just a journey; it is an experience that touches all the senses and leaves a lasting impression on the hearts of those who venture on this scenic short trek in Darjeeling. From the stunning mountain views to the cultural encounters, every moment is an opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural and human wonders of Darjeeling.

Trek Grade

Sandakphu Trek is a moderate-to-easy hike in Darjeeling and is relatively easy for seasoned hikers. Trekkers carry only their day packs with their personal items in them and walk at their own pace. The main baggage will be carried by the porter.

Sandakphu Trek Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Bagdogra Airport. Drive to Darjeeling. Overnight Hotel (B/B only).

Day 2: Darjeeling sight-seeing.

Day 3: Drive to the Indo-Nepal Border Town of Maney Bhanjyang (2134 m/25 km/1 hour). Trek to Tongloo. (13Km). Overnight Home Stay or Trekkers Hut.

  • Maney Bhanjyang (2134m) to Chitre (2800m)-2 km
  • Chitre-Meghma (2900m) 6 Km
  • Meghma to Tongloo: 3070 m: 3 Km

Day 4: Trek Tongloo to Sandakphu. Overnight Home Stay/Trekkers Hut.

  • Tongloo to Tumling: 1 Km
  • Tumling to Gairi Bas: 8 Km
  • Gairibas to Kayatta: 3 Km
  • Kayatta to Kalipokhri: 4 Km
  • Kalipokhri to to Sandakphu: 6 Km

Day 5: Early in the morning, take a short hike (10 minutes) to the view point for views of the Everest and the Kanchenjunga Range. Return back to the lodge for breakfast. Overnight Homestay or Trekkers Hut

Day 6: Trek from Sandakphu to Gurdum (10 km). Overnight home stay.

Day 7: Trek to Rimbik( 12 km). Drive to Darjeeling. Overnight Hotel (B/B only).

Day 8: Drive to Bagdogra Airport for Final Departure. End of the Sandakphu Trek and Tour of Package in Darjeeling.

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Sandakphu Trek Cost: US$690 per Person

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Cost includes:

  • Hotel Accommodation in Darjeeling with Breakfast.
  • Services of an English-speaking guide for the entire duration of the trek and tour.
  • Porters to carry luggage during the trek.
  • Lodge accommodation in Sandakphu and Gurdum with all meals (twin share rooms).
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the entire period of the Sandakphu Trek.
  • Trek permit fees.
  • Entrance fees to the Zoo, the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and the Tea Garden.
  • Singalila National Park Fees.
  • Contribution to guide transport.
  • Guide/porter insurance costs.
  • Airport Transfers.
  • Down Sleeping bags

The cost does not include:

  • Lunch and Dinner in Darjeeling
  • Personal clothing and equipment.
  • Client insurance of any kind.
  • Cost of evacuation (if any) in case of emergency.
  • Bottled alcoholic drinks and bottled mineral water.
  • Airport taxes;
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Tips to Porters and Guides

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Note: The above itinerary is a sample,  intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors, such as weather, road conditions, the physical abilities of the participants, etc., may dictate itinerary changes either before departure or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change this schedule in the interest of the trip participant’s safety, comfort, and general well-being.

(All relevant terms and conditions apply.)

Sandakphu Trek cost : US$690 per Person

Cost includes:

  • Hotel Accommodation in Darjeeling with Breakfast.
  • Services of an English-speaking guide for the entire duration of the trek and tour.
  • Porters to carry luggage during the trek.
  • Lodge accommodation in Sandakphu and Gurdum with all meals (twin share rooms).
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner during the entire period of the Sandakphu Trek.
  • Trek permit fees.
  • Entrance fees to the Zoo, the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and the Tea Garden.
  • Singalila National Park Fees.
  • Contribution to guide transport.
  • Guide/porter insurance costs.
  • Airport Transfers.
  • Down Sleeping bags

The cost does not include:

  • Lunch and Dinner in Darjeeling
  • Personal clothing and equipment.
  • Client insurance of any kind.
  • Cost of evacuation (if any) in case of emergency.
  • Bottled alcoholic drinks and bottled mineral water.
  • Airport taxes;
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Tips to Porters and Guides

All relevant terms and conditions apply

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