Singelila Ridge trek start from Maney Bhanjang, this is easy and short trek, if someone want to in less time more places this is the best trekking route, you will through the board between India & Neapl, with the magnificent view of all the high peaks of this part. You can explore the city Darjeeling and tea plantations etc.
Singelila Ridge Trek Darjeeling
Name of Program: Singelila Ridge Trek Darjeeling.
Place to Visit : Arrival Bagdogra-Darjeeling (2123m)-Maney Banjang (2134m)-Tonglu (3056m)-Kalapokhari (3250m)-Sandakphu (3636m) –Phalut (3600m) –Gorkey (2500m) –Rammam (2560m) –Rimbick (2130m)-Darjeeling-Bagdogra Airport Drop.
Duration : 10 Nights
Best Time : March – April – May & Oct – Nov.
Highest Point: 3636 m
Trek Grade: Easy
Price: On Request
Day 1: Arrival Bagdogra – Darjeeling
Upon arrival meet to our representative & Transfer to Darjeeling around 90 Km/ 4 hrs. On arrival check in hotel. Rest of the time free for relax.
Day 2 : Darjeeling. Visits to Tea garden and local sightseeing.
Early Morning at 4:00am Excursion to Tiger Hill, is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Darjeeling, but you’ll have to get up early to enjoy it at its best! The hill, about 14 km from Darjeeling is at an altitude of 8,515 feet and is famous for its spectacular views at sunrise. The top of Mount Everest is visible, between the peaks of Kanchenjunga and Makalu. The trip to the summit of the hill is through Ghoom Monastery , (know as Yiga Choling Monastery), the region’s most famous monastery, has wonderful old murals and is home to monks of the yellow-hat sect. Built in 1850, it enshrines a 5m-high statue of the Maitreya Buddha (Future Buddha) and 300 beautifully bound Tibetan texts. Drive back to hotel, after breakfast visit, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and the famous Everest Museum. Adjoining is the Padam Naidu Zoological park. Visit the Tibetan Self Help Center, Happy valley Tea Garden and local market “Chowrasta”. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Darjeeling to Dhotrey (2460m) and trek to Tonglu (3070m) 2.5 hr drive and 3 hrs trek
After an early breakfast, we drive for 2.5 hrs to Dhotrey our start point of the trek. The walk starts from Dhotrey and snakes through beautiful forest trail up to Tonglu (3070m), located in dense forest overlooking the entire Darjeeling hills. Overnight at camp. Our cook will be prepare the food. Overnight Lodge
Day 4: Trek to Kalapokhri (3108m) 6 hrs trek
From Tonglu we continue along the rhododendron covered ridges and descend to Jaubari, just inside the Nepal border, to gain our first uninterrupted views of the eastern Himalaya. From Jaubari descend to Gairibas (2620m) before a long, gradual ascent to the small lake and settlement at Kalapokhri. Overnight at lodge.
Day 5: Trek to Sandakphu (3636m) 3 hrs trek
From Kalapokhri it is a 3 hour steep walk up to the ridge and the trekkers’ huts at Sandakphu, the highest point on our trek. Overnight at lodge.
Day 6: Trek to Sabargram (2400m) 3-4 hrs trek
We wake up early in the morning to catch a glimpse of one of the most beautiful sights in the Himalaya, all the big mountains in one giant arc covering 3 countries – Bhutan, Nepal & India. After a relaxed breakfast we walk down through dense Himalayan forests till Sabargram. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 7: Day Relax (Visit Nepal Tar)
Full day relax or visit surrounding area (as Nepal Tar etc.) Overnight at Lodge.
Day 8: Trek to Phalut & Sammanden (Trek) 4-5 hrs trek
Morning sunrise call to watch the pink, red and finally golden glow of sunlight as it inches its way East to West across the face of the Himalayas. Resume trekking after breakfast from Sabargram to Phalut (3600 meters). It is one of the loftiest peaks in the Singalila Range and Sandakphu to Phalut is the most spectacular of the trek. The burned silver fir forest makes a most beautiful sight. Overnight at lodge.
Day 9: Trek to Rimbik (4-5 Hrs Trek).
For the first 9 km or so this is along fairly level paths until Sirkhola, a well-known bird-watching centre. From here the path begins a gentle gradient down to Rimbick, the largest town in the area. It is possible to see Darjeeling from the town. Camp overnight.
Day 10: Rimbik – Kalimpong (Drive for 6 hrs ) local visits in Kalimpong
After breakfast commence trek to road head, and drive to Kalimpong. On arrival check in hotel, rest of the time visit Cacktus nursery, Durbeen monastery and local market.
Day 11: Kalimbong – Bagdogra & Board Flight
After breakfast drive to Bagdogra, on arrival board flight to onward destination.