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  • 01Trek to Sandakphu, 2017

    Trek to Sandakphu, 2017
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    • Saptarshi Roy
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      Saptarshi Roy

    Fixed departure dates to join a group are 

    November 5,12,19,26
    December 3,10,17,24,31

    About the Destination:

    Located at an altitude of 11,941ft in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal, Sandakphu trek is popularly known as a ‘Trekkers Wonderland’. It is the highest region of West Bengal. This 6-day long trek takes you through the journey of Sandakphu through different picturesque locations which are untamed until now. Not just this during your trek catch the glimpse of the Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and Makalu along with a diverse range of flora and fauna, contrasting views of snow-clad peaks and evergreen forests.  

    This trek is considered as the highest trek in West Bengal. The trek route to Sandakphu goes all along the Singalila range and therefore this is also known as Singalila trek. During the trek, you will not only see the famous peaks but also Three Sisters and few other peaks of Nepal, Sikkim, Tibet and Bhutan in one single stretch of snow. Soak in the beauty of the region as you continue your trek and watch the towering peaks touching the sky. The cluster of Kanchenjunga forms the upper body and is popular among the people as The Sleeping Buddha.  

    Your trek route lies along the border of India and Nepal. There is also the Singalila National Park where one can find a rare species like Red Panda and is a birder’s paradise. You will also find blooming Rhododendrons and Magnolia which will turn the forest with red, pink and white shades during spring and foliage hue during fall. The Sandakphu Trek is definitely the best trek you should try this season.


    About the Trek:

    Known as another of the beautiful Himalayan trek Sandakphu Trek is a must do the trek for the adventure seekers and nature lovers. This trek takes after the well known Singalila Ridge, an eye-catching goad of high ground that lies at the southern end of a long peak, which keeps running down from the Kanchendzongha massif and structures the outskirt between Sikkim and Nepal. You will start this fascinating trek from New Jalpaiguri and then reach Manebhanjan from where you will start your trek. 

    You will start trekking towards Tumling, on your second day which is one of the spectacular peaks of the Singalila Range. On your third day, you will trek to Kalipokhri covering a distance of around 9 km in 5 hours and the pass the Singalila National Park. On your fourth day, you will come across the amazing sight of the Sandakphu Peak, Mt Khanchendzonga, and Mt Everest. Standing tall these peaks will beckon you to stare at it for long. Get a chance to witness the majestic sunrise while during your trek.

    On your fifth day, you will start your descending trek from Sandakphu to Srikhola. Keep admiring the beauty of the whole place as you continue trekking. You will also come across the spectacular panoramic views of Nepal Himalayas including Kanchendzongha range, Makalu, Everest, Lhotse, Janu, Chamlang, Baruntse and a host of Sikkim peaks all seen in one stretch. The awesome stroll along the edge is perfect for the learners/beginners, who need to investigate Darjeeling/Sikkim Himalayas. Your trek to Sandakphu will indeed be a lifetime experience.


    Sandakphu Trek Highlights:

    - Sandakphu Trek is one of the most beautiful treks which will take you through some of the most unknown and unexplored parts of Sikkim and Nepal.

    - During the trek you will come across the Mt Everest the snow peak which is said to bears bequest of the mythical stairway to heaven.

    - You will also have the chance to camp under the brilliant night sky and that too with a bonfire.

    - Pass through the small streams and witness the beauty of the whole region.

    - Stop for a while and meet the friendly locals of villages and learn about their day to day life.

    - Get a chance to witness the majestic sunrise on your fourth day.

    - You will also find blooming Rhododendrons and Magnolia which will turn the forest with red, pink and white shades during spring and foliage hue during fall.


    Quick Facts:

    Temperature: Day: 8°C-15°C and Night: -5°C-5°C

    Trekking Distance:  47km

    Maximum Altitude: 11,941ft

    Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

    Railway Station: New Jalpaiguri (NJP) is the nearest railway station 

    Airport: Bagdogra Airport

    ATM: You can withdraw money at New Jalpaiguri (NJP)

  • 02Arunachal Pradesh Tour Package, April 2017

    Arunachal Pradesh Tour Package, April 2017
    • d8 Daysn7 Nights
    • lBagdogra
    • NNNNN1 review
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 4033833

    About the Destination:

    Tucked away in the north eastern tip of India, Arunachal Pradesh is home to picturesque mountains, unexplored passes, tranquil lakes and famous monasteries. And that is not it, the valleys, the hills, the farm lands, the lush green landscapes, the remote villages and the lofty mountains all form a major chunk of this magical land.
    Encompassing extensive geographical diversity with a variety of rare wildlife, flora and fauna, the state has gained a worldwide acclaim as one of the richest biodiversity and heritage spots. It is the only Indian state that can claim to have four major varieties of the big cats in its jungles- tiger, leopard, clouded leopard and snow leopard.

    About the Departure with Details:

    From the day of departure to your visit to Arunachal Pradesh tour you will get acquainted with this wonderland through its beautiful climate. You will be getting up close to the heart of Arunachal Pradesh, its people, its natural beauty, flora and fauna and a lot more.

    From a picnic to a visit to the national parks, your stay here will be packed with surprises. You will get an opportunity to know what makes Arunachal Pradesh so unique through its people. Stay with them and you will fall in love with their culture and way of life. Their simplicity and courteousness will overwhelm you to a great extent. And that is not all, there are a lot more adventures you will go on that would always keep you wanting for more.

    Meal Types: Veg and Non Veg

    Activities: Jungle Trek, Monastery Visits, Camping , Local Tours, Picnic

    Duration:  7N/8D

    Difficulty Level: Moderate

  • 03Goecha La Trekking Expedition

    Goecha La Trekking Expedition
    • d10 Daysn9 Nights
    • lJalpaiguri
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    • Sai Holidays
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      Sai Holidays

    About the Destination:

    Enjoy undertaking a Goecha La Trekking Expedition that is equally challenging and exhilarating. Located in Sikkim, Goecha La is a high mountain pass that is formed by a depression between Pandim and Kabru. Overlooking the Talung Valley, it offers the best view of the world famous Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world.

    Set your sights on other mountains too like Pandim, Kabru South, Kothang and Ratong. The activity takes you through Yuksom, Bakhim, Dzongri, Lamune and unfolds the area's rich amalgam of Nepalese and Tibetan cultures. The trail is a riot of sharp ascents, steep descents and splendid scenery. It boasts of everything from a great wall of peaks that rise sharply along the crest of the Sinalila Ridge, mountains that form the Prek Chhu Valley to numerous plantations, rivers and exploring villages and townships. Get to relish in hard climbs, great views and captivating scenery.

    Altitude: 16,000 ft

    Temperature Range: In the summer, the area records an average day temperature of about 15°C up to about 25°C, and a night temperature between 8°C to 15°C.  September and October mark a temperature range of 13°C to 20°C, and night temperature between 2°C to 7°C. It snows up to early May, which clears by June.  The best months of Goechala trek would be between June and July and September and October.  

    Total Trekking Distance: 110 km

    Goechala Trek Video (Credits: George Thengummoottil): 

     


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