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Sandakphu Phalut Trek

Are you interested in exploring the four out of the five highest peaks in the world from a single point?

Then Sandakphu Trek Package is the best tour package you will ever explore.

Sandakphu Trekking Package is bliss for all the trek freaks. Sandakphu also known as Sandakpur seats on an average altitude of 11,930 ft. This enchanting mountain peak is located in Singalila Range. It is reportedly the highest point of West Bengal.

Singalila National park is a biodiversity hotspot offering the home to several species of birds. The northern part of Bengal is surrounded by mountains all through and thus provides an incredible opportunity for mountaineering and other adventure sports.

A village is clustered above the peak with few Sandakphu Trekkers Hut for tourists opting for Sandakphu Trek.

The most enigmatic part of this trek is the four of the five highest peaks, namely, Everest (8848m), Kanchenjunga (8586m), Lhotse (8516m), and Makalu (8481).

For mountain lovers and trek freaks, this Sandakphu Trekking Package will provide you a whole new dimension of experiencing natural beauty. A visit to this heavenly abode of nature surrounded by surreal mountains will make you feel indebted to nature forever. Besides this, something exciting is hidden in the mountains. Red Panda! Though rare it can be seen sometimes especially in the Gairibas region or on the trek to Gurdum.

The enigmatic Sleeping Buddha Kanchenjunga basking in yellow pristine sunlight will add up immeasurable satisfaction to your life. The spring is charismatic, the forests in the lower parts of the mountain get covered with seasonal flowers. Rhododendron and Giant Magnolias are entangled throughout the stretch. Though springs are a misty but occasional clear view of mountains are quite often.

Further, the Sandakphu Snowfall Time is a scenario you should at least experience once in your lifetime. For beginners, it is quite an easier trek. The border demarcations cannot be maintained on Sandakphu Trek Route. Paramilitary camps of Sashastra Seema Bal are located at certain points. Several sights of delight like Buddhist monasteries, tea shops run by Nepali men and women will have their effect of pleasure on your mind.

With this Sandakphu Trek Package, you will be able to trek across borders and even enter Nepal and return. In Tumling, you will notice the curvy road which belongs to India and the Sandakphu homestays which fall under Nepal. The Sandakphu Trekking Route runs through forests of pines and deodars and will provide you a different spectrum of adventure and satisfaction.

If you are a travel freak and looking for a tour to soothe your soul, Sandakphu Trek Package is perfect for you. The four peaks visible from Sandakphu looks ethereal when viewed in the glittering sunlight. In short, the alluring scenic beauty can drive anyone intoxicated. The mesmerizing beauty of the peak observed from each turn in the trekking route redefines the concept of an enigma.

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Sandakphu Trek Package date 2021

September, 2021 : 24 - 29
October, 2021 : 12 - 17, 15 - 20, 22 - 27
November, 2021 : 12 - 17
December, 2021 : 10 - 15
February, 2022 : 25 - 02
March, 2022 : 25 - 30
April, 2022 : 08 - 13, 22 - 27
May, 2022 : 13 - 18 , 27 - 01
June, 2022 : 10 - 15

Sandakphu Trekking duration

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Sandakphu Tour Package 4 Night 5 Days

Sandakphu Trek cost

~ Night stay at Boat } 3,500/-,

~ Night Stay at Hotel }
~ Double Sharing - 4,500/-
~ Tripple Sharing - 4,350/-
~ 4 Sharing - 4,200/-

~ 1 Night Stay at Hotel + 1 Night stay at boat }
~ Double Sharing - 4,000/-
~ Tripple Sharing - 3,850/-
~ 4 Sharing - 3,700/-

~ Night Stay at AC Hotel }
~ Double Sharing - 5,500/-
~ Tripple Sharing - 5,350/-
~ 4 Sharing - 5,200/-

~ Child below 8 years } 50% Charges
~ Below 4 years free
Precautions for COVID 19
  • Regular Thermal Screening test for Guest, Boat Crew, Manager before the tour.
  • Regular Oxygen saturation monitoring by Oximeter.
  • We will provide Face Mask & Sanitizer for all tourist.
  • Hotel Sanitization by our own staff before check in.
  • Daily Boat Sanitization.

Sandakphu Phalut trek Package Include

  • Sealdah to Canning & Canning to Sealdah by Local Train.
  • Pick up & Drop from Canning To Sonakhali Ferrighat by Auto.
  • All Meals like Bed tea, Breakfast, lunch, tiffin, dinner as per package schedule.
  • Sundarban Boat Safari.
  • Boat Permission Charges.
  • National Park Entry Fees.
  • Govt Tour Guide Charges.
  • Experince Tour Manager.
  • Local Folk Cultural Program.
  • Mattress & pillow at Launch (Please note: No luxurious facilities are available at our launch for Night Stay. This is only for adventure lovers).

Phalut Sandakphu Trek Guide exclude

  • COVID 19 precautions Package - Rs.100/-
  • Personal expenditure.
  • Coolie Charge.
  • Any meal out of inclusions.
  • Any meal out of inclusions.
  • Video Camera Permission Charges Rs.100/- Per Day.
  • Personal Car Pickup & drop chages from Science city to Science City - ( Sumo/ Bolero/ Swift - 4800/-) (If Require).
  • Netidhopani Watch tower (November to March) entry fee & guide Rs. 300/- extra

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Sandakphu Trek Itinerary

Day 1 : Journey begins from Sealdah (Kolkata) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP).

Day 2 : NJP to Mane Bhanjang (6,325), on the way visiting Mirik. Night stay at Mane Bhanjang Homestay or Hotel.

Day 3 : It's our 1st day of Sandakphu trek. Early morning after breakfast starts trekking for Tumling (9,600ft). It's approx 10.5km, it will take 6hr to 7hr. Night stay at Tumling Homestay.

Day 4 : Early morning after breakfast starts trekking for Kali Pokhri (10,400ft). It's approx 6km, it will take 3hr to 4hr, via Gairibas, Kaiyakatta. Night stay at Kali Pokhri Homestay.

Day 5 : Early morning after breakfast starts trekking to Sandakphu (11,930). It's approx 6km, it will take 3hr to 4hr. Night stay at Sandakphu Homestay.

Day 6 : Trek to Phalut (11,790ft). It's approx 20.6km, it will take 8hr to 9hr. Night stay at Phalut Homestay.

Day 7 : Phalut to Gorkhey (7,700). It's approx 15km, it will be 4-5hr trek. Night stay at Gorkhey Homestay.

Day 8 : Trek to Srikhola (6,900ft). It's approx 12km, it will be 5hr trek. Take a Car to Njp/ Bagdogra (150km). it will take 6hr.

Day 10 : Reach Sealdah Railway Station, Kolkata.

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Sandakphu Trek Route Map Description ~

Day 1

Sealdah Railwy Station ~
~ Activities : Journey begins from Sealdah (Kolkata) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP). Night at Train.

We will meet at Sealdah Railway Station, start for New Jalpaiguri by Kanchan Kanya Express, Darjeeling Mail or similar trains of the same route as per as the ticket availability.

The spontaneous excitement of a train journey must not be missed. Night at Train.

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Day 2

Journey start for NJP to Mane Bhanjang ~
~ Activities : NJP Satation to Manebhanjang by Car. Evening free for Laisure, Night stay at Mane Bhanjang ( 6325ft ).

New Jalpaiguri to Mane Bhanjang by car – This journey will take about 4 hours covering a distance of 90 kilometers. The enchanting scenic beauty will glue you to your respective seats.

You will be allotted a Hotel/ Home Stay in Mane Bhanjang known for its city-like charm. The thrilling experience of living in a hill city is something you must keep on your checklist.

The street shops in the city are something you can explore. Also, you must save up your energy for your next day's mission.

Dinner will be Served at Hotel, Night stay at Mane Bhanjang.

Day 3

Manebhanjang to Tumling ( 10.5km ) ~
~ Activities : Meet with Trekking Guide, Collect Permit for Singalila National Park, Trek to Tumling, Night stay at Tumling (9,600 ft).

Our 1st Day of the trek will be escorted by a Register & Experience Trek Guide, who will guide us throughout the trek. Trek to Tumling – Nearly 9 Km from Sandakphu Trek Maps covered on the third day after 6hr to 7hr of trekking.

Tumling is a must-stay on Sandakphu Trekking Package. Tonglu is situated at more than 9K feet altitude level. It takes around 5hr to 6hr hours to reach Tonglu by trekking.

Though initially, the road is quite steeper, the steepness keeps on increasing till Chitre. Beyond Chitre, the road is pretty less steep. The next stop Meghma ( a region enrobed by clouds) is about 5km from Chitre.

The road from the interior feels no less exciting than trekking on an unknown land of enchantment. There are few Homestays available in Tumling which fall in Nepal, and interestingly the road beside which they are clustered up belongs to the Indian Government. It almost feels like stepping into a new country whenever you want.

We will stay for the night at Tumling Homestay after having a warm and tasty dinner.

Day 4

Trek to Kalapokhri ( 12km ) –
~ Activities : On thy visit Gairibas, Kaiyakatta, Night stay at Kala Pokhri (10,400ft).

12 km from Tumling is seated in a village named after a sacred lake Kala Pokhri. The 6-7 hours journey seems worth it when you get to imbibe the impeccable beauty of the black waters of the lake. The lake looks different in different seasons with each look holding significance.

There are few homestays for trekkers. It is also home to various migratory and non-migratory bird species.

Generally, Kala Pokhri is a village where trekkers rest before taking their final journey to Sandakphu.

Before Kalapokhri, the road runs through a thick forest, and often, shortcuts need to be taken because of the condition of the roads. This forest looks especially enchanting in spring with the Rhododendrons blooming resplendently.

This area falls under the Nepal government and is populated with Buddhist ethnoreligious groups. The Kala Pokhri lake is surrounded by prayer flags, flapping in the cozy wind.

The first point is Gairibasa, comprising few small huts and rest houses. To continue with the trek at this point, an entry fee is to be provided to the Entry Check Post.

Next stop at Kaiyakatta, 2km from Gairibasa. Gairibasa is therefore a nice point to take a break for a while before continuing the journey towards Kaiyakatta. This 2km road is steeper than the previous one. There are steps cut on the way to ease the trekkers.

Kaiyakatta is the last stop before Kala Pokhri, and lunch is to be completed at this point. Finally after lunch, the last and final stop of the day, Kala Pokhri which is another 4 km. Night Stay at Kala Pokhri.

Day 5

Trek to Sandakphu.

Finally, the Sandakphu Trekking on the fifth day takes about ¾ hours on average. This journey of 6 km especially looks ethereal with the surreal beauty of the mountain.

After the end of the journey, the mesmerizing visuals of the four out of the five highest peaks of the world are something that will completely compensate for your tiredness. There is Sandakphu Trekkers Hut which can be availed for taking rest.

The most satisfying part of this Sandakphu Trekking Package is the two countries of Nepal and India, covers. Night stay at Sandakphu Homestay.

Day 6

# Package 1 ( Sandakphu to Gurdum ) -

After you have imbibed all the scenic beauty of Sandakphu, it’s time for you to experience a calm and soothing place with less human inhabitants.

Gurdum is the best place for you to stay then. Located about 8 Km from Sandakphu, Gurdum is a tiny small village with few families offering homestay. There is another located at a distance of 3 km from Gurdum, where tenting is allowed.

It takes about 5 hours to trek from Sandakphu to Gurdum. Night Stay at Gurdum.

# Package 2 ( Sandakphu Phalut trek ) –

Another route the trekkers might opt for is Phalut.

The interested candidates needs to inform the travelling agency while planning for the trek because of limited homestay facilities available in Phalut.

It takes few hours to cover the approximate 20 km distance from Sandakphu to Phalut and thus demands adequate fitness for this trek. Homestay is available in Phalut.

Sabarkum, a place located 14 km from Sandakphu, takes around 5 hours to reach via trekking. The forest hut at Sabarkum is an extensive tourist attraction. Night stay facilities are available here. Another 2.5 hours of trekking on a 7km distance will make you reach Phalut.

Phalut is one of those bewitching places you must visit in a lifetime. It is the second highest peak of West Bengal. The ethno-religious group in Phalut, worship the mountain as a deity whom they refer to as Omna Re Ay.

The encaptivating sight of the mountain ranges from Phalut is inexplicably attractive. In spring time the view of Magnolias and Rhododendrons in bloom tunes the place with welkin like charm.

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Day 7

# Package 1 ( Trek to Srikhola ) -

Located about 4 Km from Gurdum, it takes nearly 3 hours to trek to Srikhola. Comparatively this place is warmer than the rest. Khola in local language means streams. To about 7 km from Srikhola is located Rimbik.

The soul healing sound of the flowing stream will fill your mind with immeasurable peace. From Srikhola, a car will take us down to New Jalpaiguri or Bagdogra Airport.

The journey is 150 km long and stretches about 6 hours.

# Package 2 ( Phalut to Gorkhey ) -

The group of travelers who opted for Phalut from Sandakphu will be headed towards Gorkhey.

The Phalut to Gorkhey trek is covered within 3-4 hours.

The place is known for its serenity. Trekkers Hut is available for night stay. The trek to Gorkhey is of almost 15 km from Phalut and the track passes through the forests abundant in Bamboo, chestnuts, hemlocks.

The trekking trek passes through Rammam. Rammam River marks the border between Sikkim and West Bengal. Samanden, an area enrobed in lust greenery is an attractive spot that falls in between the trek. Samanden is often termed as second Switzerland.

Finally the sight of Gorkhey Khola stream marks your arrival to Gorkhey. The place is surrounded by pine tress in abundance.

Day 8

# Package 1 ( Destination Reached ) -

Sealdah Railway Station – Finally here comes an end to a fairy tale alike journey with our mind filled with happy memories that will be saved sacredly on our mind till last date.

# Package 2 ( Srikhola to New Jalpaiguri ) -

The other group of trekkers of this Sandakphu Trekking Package will be taken to Srikhola.

The final trek to Srikhola is no less intriguing than the rest of the journey, 7km before Srikhola, a small village named Rimbick is present. Rimbick has a town like appearance. Small lodges and shops are available throughout the town.

The Gorkhey to Srikhola trek is almost 15km and takes 5 hours. The place is shrouded in Magnolia, chestnut, birches, pines and oaks. The Srikhola bridge is a famous site of attraction. Sights of Red Panda aren’t that much rare in this region. Few homestays and lodges are available in this region.

Next from Srikhola, journey towards New Jalpaiguri will be conducted on this day itself via car. The Srikhola to New Jalpaiguri road is covered in around 5-6 hours by car. And finally there comes an end to this incredible tour of lifetime.

Sandakphu Trekking Package is a perfect tour package for you if you want to cut out your connection with busy city life and enjoy in the lap of nature.

There must be some questions; the usual ones are attached below -

Is the Sandakphu trek difficult?
  • The Sandakphu Phalut trek is a moderate one.

    A high altitude of 12k can be achieved with a moderate level of difficulty. Other than an extreme climatic deterioration, the trek isn’t that difficult.

    Around 14-17 km distance is to be covered in 2 days and requires a pretty good level of fitness.

How long is the Sandakphu trek?
  • The Sandakphu Phalut trek is about 65km in length. In this trek, one goes from 6400ft altitude at Jaubari to the highest point of Bengal, Sandakphu (11,950 ft). In the next 6 days, one descends to Sepi from Sandakphu.

    The Mane Bhanjang to Sandakphu trek is about 32km, covered by trekking for 3 days. Daily 8-9 hours of trekking eases the trek to 2 days.

Can we do Sandakphu Trek on our own?
  • Yes, indeed. But in that case, make sure you have booked your homestays or hotels properly. Make sure to carry your trekking tools. A tour guide can be availed from Maneybhanjan.
Is Sandakphu trek safe?
  • Yes indeed. It is comparatively less difficult than other treks and can be tried by both skilled and beginner hikers. To minimize the risk, a Sandakphu Trek Guide with a proper Sandakphu Trek Map must be availed.
What kinds of accommodations are provided during the trek?
  • Honestly, you can spice up your trekking journey especially with your friends because the homestays, Sandakphu trekkers hut or lodges mostly offer dormitories which are super fun with your friends around.
What are the recreations included in the trek?
  • The most recreational and adventurous event is the trekking part. Bonfire with friends is something you can set on your to-do list during this trek. A visit to the National Park of Sandakphu is something you may include in your plans along with night camping.
What about snow?
  • Sandakphu Snowfall Times set in between the months of December and January. Lucky you, if you can savor this moment.
What specifications of shoe and clothing must I avail?
  • Woodland or Decathlon is the shoe we recommend for trekking. Woolen clothes, windproof jacket, thermal inner wear added with raincoat are a must.
Can I have liquor or smoke while trekking?
  • Alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited during trekking. Smoking and drinking at higher altitudes may bring some serious health issues.
How is the weather there?
  • The temperature of Sandakphu generally ranges between -5 in winters to about 15 degrees Celsius in summer. If you are looking for snowfall then December and January is the best time to visit Sandakphu.
How to prepare for Sandakphu Trek?
  • Practice some jogging daily and stretching before the trek. Some yoga can help you settle your breathing issues to some extent. Practice walking 5-6km daily for a month. Adapt yourself to the altitudinal changes by staying at Maneybhanjan for a day. Before trekking starts walking up and down a hilly path, on the next day.
Can I see Everest from Sandakphu?
  • Yes, Everest is visible clearly and most sharply from Sandakphu, the highest peak of West Bengal. Four out of the five highest peaks of the world are visible from this summit.
What about the washroom facilities on the trek?
  • Networks with irregular coverage are available in Gurdum and Sandakphu. BSNL has wide coverage along with other networks like Vodafone and Airtel.
Can we trek to Phalut from Sandakphu?
  • Phalut Trek is possible only after consulting your tour guide. Sandakphu to Phalut distanceis about 20 km. Phalut Trek is recommended with a guide.
How far is Phalut from Sandakphu?
  • Phalut is located at 12k feet altitude range and 21 km from Sandakphu. From Maneybhanjan, the distance is around 53km.
About the availability of porters?
  • Porters are available in this trek. It is undoubtedly important and is available at cheap rates.
How long will each trekking day be?
  • Each day trek must not exceed 7 hours.
What must I carry?
  • Usually, backpacks with necessities are recommended. Water bottles, inhalers, and important medicines are a must.
Do foreigners need a double entry visa to trek Sandakphu and Phalut?
  • Most trekkers are not halted for checking; even if they are double-entry visas are not needed.
When is Sandakphu's Best Time to visit?
  • Honestly, there is nothing like Sandakphu best time to visit, it clearly depends on whether you want to enjoy the flowers of spring or snow of winter.

    So, if you want to escape the buzz of city life and get your soul detoxified then the Sandakphu Trekking Package is the right tour for you.

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