5-Days Singalila Ridge Trek in Darjeeling
Normally its a 6 days trek but we have customize it to 5 days trek. This trek is one of the best treks in Darjeeling, panoramic view of Nepal and Sikkim Himalayas can be seen. 4 of the world highest peak Everest, Makalu , Lhotse and Kanchenjunga is visible from Sandakphu and Phalut during trek. The entire trek lies inside national park , if lucky travelers can get to see red panda during trek. During trek Nepali and Indian food will be provided, our guides are very jolly and active so you wont feel lonely or boring during the trek.
per adult from
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- 5x Breakfast
- 4x Dinner
- 5x Lunch
- Accommodation included: 4 nights
- Private transportation
- National Park Entry Fees
- Walking Poles, Head Torch
- Go Pro 7 black camera during Trek for Photos and Videos.
- 4-Night accommodation
- Entry/Admission - Sandakphu
What's excluded :
- Alcholic drinks ( not included in the price)
- Personal expenses
- If clients like to book porter then charge for 1 porter is 1000 per day.
- Travel Insurance
Day 1: DARJEELING TO DHOTRE DRIVE (2HRS) LATER DHOTRE TO GAIRIBANS TREK
Stop At: Dhotrey, West Bengal 734201, India
On Day 1 our guide will come and pick you up early morning from your hotel. The trip starts with 40 km drive till Dhotre from Darjeeling. After hour drive you will reach maneybhanjyang which is the border of India and Nepal where you have to show your details ( passport) to security personnel. Maneybhanjyng is also our breakfast point. After breakfast, we start our drive to dhotre which is another 13km. Dhotre is a small forest village Situated in Middle of Rimbik & Darjeeling. Our trek starts from Dhotre with gradual steep trail covered with Rhododendrons till Half Way. Around 2 hour Trek and we reach the border of Nepal and India and following Jeep Road for a couple of minutes, we reach Tumling, a small Gurung village in the border of India and Nepal. Our destination will be Gairibas. We will pass through Tonglu, Tumling and Jaubari. The total trek of the day will be 12 Kms. Lunch will be on the way. On reaching Gairibas tea and snacks will be served. Dinner will be served by 8 P.M
Duration: 12 hours
Accommodation included: Solu Lodge or similar
Day 2: GAIRIBANS TO SANDAKPHU TREK( 3636MT / 11929FT ) 4/5HRS
Stop At: Sandakphu, Singalila National Park 734101 India
On Day 2 guide will rise you early today for sunrise view. Gairibans is famous as bird watching and red panda destination. After breakfast the trail ascends all the way through dwarf rhododendron forest to Kala pokhari, meaning black lake. This route is also rich in Primulae species, Inpatients falcifer, Owl-eyed Impatiens, Sorbus, Pyrus, Enkaithus and Roscoea alpina. We take our lunch in Kalapokhari and later trek to sandakphu which is another 4 kms from kalapokhari, Evening have tea and snacks.the guide will take you to sunset viewpoint which is in Nepal side.
Later dinner and Overnight Stay in Sandakphu
Trek Distance (13km)
Day 2 Ends.
Duration: 12 hours
Accommodation included: Sherpa chalet or Hotel Sunrise
Day 3: SANDAKPHU TO PHALUT TREK (3500MT/11482FT) 5/6HRS
Stop At: Phalut, Singalila Forest, 734201, India
Day 3 is the longest trek covering 21kms so we start early. Our guide we wake early and take you for sunrise, Enjoy the panoramic views sandakphu provides of the very best that nature has to offer including towering mountains, colorful orchids and the mystical temperate forests.
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, Kanchenjanga, Chomolhari in one single stretch of snows-an ethereal beauty.
After sunrise have breakfast and start the day, All along, the imposing Himalayas loom large on the western horizon. ascent finally before arriving at Phalut, a tri-junction point between Nepal, Sikkim and the Darjeeling District. Phalut – situated at the altitude of 3600 meter, is the only place in the world from where one can see four of the world’s highest peak so close.
Evening after tea and snacks.
Later dinner then overnight in Phalut.
Day 3 Ends
Duration: 18 hours
Accommodation included: Toursim Trekkers hut or Forest Trekkers hut
Day 4: PHALUT TO GORKHEY TREK (2560MT/8398FT) 4/5HRS
Stop At: Gorkhey, West Bengal, India
On Day 4 guide will wake you early morning as always for sunrise and mountain view. After breakfast, we trek down to gorkhey,trek route from Phalut to Gorkhey which is approx 15 km has its own beauty. The forest is dense with both alpine and low altitude vegetation-but the bamboo forest there makes it more beautiful. Rhododendron in the forest makes it very scenic during spring, and the fallen leaves gives wonderful feeling of autumn . Being so quiet, it is a possible place to encounter some of the very unique birds, pheasant, and small mammals. After the Trek for almost 5 to 6 hrs the surprisingly sudden view of the Village “Gorkhey”, makes the trekkers forget all their tiredness. At gorkhey, you will also learn to cook Momos a local dish with local villagers and guide, afternoon free to explore gorkhey and enjoy your leisure time.
Evening tea and snacks.
Later dinner and overnight stay in Gorkhey.
Trek Distance (16 km)
Day 4 Ends
Duration: 18 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Gorkhey
Day 5: GORKHEY TO SIRIKHOLA TREK (05 TO 06 HRS) - SIRIKHOLA TO DARJEELING DRIVE ( 04HRS)
Pass By: Sirikhola View Point, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734201, India
On Day 5 which is our last day, we will start early from Gorkhey. Walking through Sammanden and Rammam villages, we will reach Sirikhola by around 12 PM. After 1-hour lunch break, we drive back to Darjeeling in our private company vehicle(4hrs). Reach Darjeeling by Evening 5 pm, Guide will drop in Hotel.
The trip ends
Trek Distance (16 km)
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Our Guide and Driver will come and pick you up from your accommodation within the defined area (Darjeeling).
Departure Time :7:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.