Himalayan Trek to Sandakphu

Location
:Sandakphu, West Bengal
Season
:Apr
Duration
:5 Days4 Nights
Event Type
:Tour
Level
:Moderate
Start From
:NJP/IXB or Bagdogra
Ends
:NJP/IXB or Bagdogra

Himalayan Trek to Sandakphu

Sandakphu, West Bengal
5 Days4 Nights

Event Overview

Sandakphu : name Sandakphu means the 'Height of the Poison Plant', a direct reference to the profusion of the poisonous aconite plants that grow near the peak. The loftiest peak of the Singalila Range.Sandakphu at altitude of 3,636 m, is located at a distance of 58 km from Darjeeling.

Trek to Sandakphu starts from Maneybhanjan, a small town near Darjeeling. Maneybhanjan can be reached from Siliguri via Ghoom/Darjeeling. Trekking in Sandakphu Starts off from an altitude of 1,524 meters (5,000 ft) and Sandakphu epitomises the wild elemental grandeur of the snows. Nature here is at her pristine best, and the vista at the top is worth all the hardship endured on the way. The view from Sandakphu is unsurpassed by any view anywhere.

Where else can be seen 180 degrees of snow-capped mountains which includes Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, Kumbhakarna, Kanchenjunga,Chomolhari in one single stretch of snows-an ethereal beauty.Sandakphu is resplendent with the ethereal beauty of magnolias, rhododendrons, primulas and other sub-alpine flowers. It also contains more than 600 varieties of orchids, the largest to be found in a single geographical area in the world. For flora worshippers, the months of April and May are the best time of the year for the trek while for those who have an insatiable thirst for a view of the mountains, the best months are in autumn.
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Event Details

Meal

Breakfast
Lunch
High Tea

Adventure Activities

Biketours
Bungee
Camping
Cycling
Hotairballooning
Kayaking
Mountaineering
Nighttrek
Offroadadventure
Photography
Rafting
Rappelling
Rockclimbing
Scuba
Skydiving
Stargazing
Swimming
Trekking
Wildlife
Zipline

Additional Activities

Archery
Bonfire
Firstaid
Music
Petsfriendly
Rifleshooting
Waterfall

Amenities

Dormitary
Hammock
Mineralwater
Parking
Pickupdrop

Transportation

Bus

Pickup Details

Pickup Time: Will be in Drop Time: 06:00pm

Things To Carry

  • Identity Proof. (must)
  • Sun protection & Cold Cream (Sunscreen/Lip balm/Sunglasses)
  • Insulation (Jacket/ Personal Clothing’s/ Fleece Gloves/ Hat or Cap)
  • Illumination (Headlamp or flashlight (Plus spare – Extra batteries)
  • Personal First-aid Kit.
  • Energy Food
  • Hydration Bag or Water Bottle
  • Bandana or Buff
  • Rainwear (jacket, pants) (Depend on Weather)
  • Boots or Shoes suited to terrain
  • Socks plus spares
  • Sandals
  • Camera and memory cards – Optional
  • Binoculars – Optional
  • Notebook and pen or pencil
  • Credit/Debit card; small amount of cash
  • Earplugs and eye shade – UV Protected or Cat 4
  • Toilet paper
  • Insect repellant
  • Toothbrush and toiletry kit
  • Towel
  • Cell phone with Charger,
  • Poncho
  • Personal Clothing (T-Shirts/Lowers/Under Garments etc.)
  • Thermal Inners
  • Note:
  • It is very important that you line the inside of your bags with a big polythene sheet. Doing so will ensure, that in the event of rain, even though your bag may get wet, your clothes will still remain dry!

Policy

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Terms & Conditions

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