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Singalila Pass Phoktey Dara Trek through the Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary
Singalila Pass Trek is a gentle trek through Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary and a beautiful offbeat tourist destination in the Singalila Ridge in Sikkim. Also, known as the Hilley Varsey Trek, it is moderate trek attaining a maximum altitude of 3700m at Singalila Pass. With a total trekking distance of around 50Km the Hilley Varsey Trek is one of a kind trek that is isolated but adorned with great mountain views. During spring you will find the Varsey Rhododendron Sanctuary decorated with multi colored rhododendron flowers, and every spring the Rhododendron festival is organized here.
Highlights of the Singalila Phoktey Dara Trek
The highlight of the Singalila Pass Trek is the magnificent view of Everest and Kanchenjunga Range from Phoktey Dara and Singalila Pass. Not many trekkers have trekked on this route as the more famous Goechala Pass Trek or the Sandakphu Phalut Trek in the neighbouring Darjeeling Hills.
Singalila Pass to Phalut Sandakphu Trek
An added attraction of the Singalila Pass trek for an enthusiastic Indian hiker is the trek from Hilley to Singalila Pass, and then cross over to Phalut and trek to Sandakphu on the Darjeeling side of the Singalila Ridge. By adding a few more days you will get to do the complete Singalila Trek. Foreign Hikers cannot do this as there are no immigration posts on the Singalila Ridge between Sikkim and Darjeeling.
Moderate Camping Trek from 2600m(Hilley) to 3700m(Singalila Pass). Participants carry their day pack only with their personal Items in them.Main Baggage will be carried by the Ponies/Porters. Full Camping equipments will be provided to the Trekkers.
SINGALILA PASS PHOKTEY DARA TREK ITINERARY
Day 1: Arrive at Bagdogra Airport/NJP Rail Station/Nepal Border.
Drive to Gangtok (5Hrs). Overnight Hotel.
Day 2: Gangtok Sight Seeing. Overnight Hotel.
Day 3: Drive to Hilley(2600m). Overnight Tents/Lodge.
Day 4: Hilley Varsey Trek starts. Trek Hilley to Varsey (2750m/5Km-3Hrs). Overnight Tents.
Day 5: Trek Barsey to Joributey(2700m/12km-6Hrs). Overnight Tents.
Day 6: Trek Joributey to Kalijhar(3400m/13Km-7Hrs).Overnight Tents.
Day 7: Early Morning Trek to Singalila Pass(3700m/8Km-6Hrs Round Trek). Return Trek to camp site.
Day 8: Early morning climb to Phoktey Dara view point for spectucular views of Everest & Kanchenjunga Range. Return to camp site. Trek to Uttarey(14Km-7Hrs). Overnight Lodge. PS. NOTE: For Indian Trekkers this Singalila Trek can be customized to Trek to Phalut Sandakphu to end the Singalila Trek in Manebhanjyang.
Day 9: Drive Back to Kalimpong. Overnight Hotel.
Day 10: Drive back to Bagdogra Airport/NJP Rail Station/Nepal Border. End of Hilley Varsey Trek. Extension can be made to Darjeeling / Nepal / Bhutan.
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Note: The above given itinerary is a sample, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, physical ability 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.
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