Dear Traveller, Darjeeling Singalila Ridge trek is one of the most popular trekking areas to be the only trek in India which offers the majestic views of worlds four of the tallest mountains where the Indian and Nepal Himalaya meet and is located in the hill region Darjeeling districts, without any doubt the highlight of this region and called the paradise for trekking. Trek through the memorable Singalila National Park is decorated with magnolia and rhododendron and surrounded with bamboo groves and pine forests. The mountains are covered with snow all year creating beautiful backdrop scenery. It is the best point to discover the world's highest peaks you will be seeing the whole Kanchenjunga range further left, you will see three sisters peaks standing tall and the incredible views of Everest, Makalu, Lotse, Nuptse, Barauntse, Chamling, Chmolonzo, Machapuchhare and other peaks of Annapurna range and to your east, you will be find view of the highest peak of Bhutan, Chomolhari.
Here we would like to offer you best group trek that everyone from different ground can join in a single group. We make such a group trip because some of our solo trekker, budget trekker or some group who really wanted to enjoy with group either Indian or Abroad can come in one stage to exchange their culture, tradition, and especially spending time with each other for their loving memories/ experience trek.
OUR FIXED DEPARTURE DATES :
Dear Guests, Here is good news for every solo trekker as well as who have keen interest to join with groups, we have made a fixed departure date available above link giving at price date . You can choose any date which is accessible for you.
All necessary paper work and permit in Mountain and National park entrance Permit fees.
All expenses for guide including
Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner by bufe system during the trek.
any hot drinks like tea coffee
Accommodation during the trek at guest house/lodge. or trekkers hut
Local English speaking mountain guides lincensed holder
Private Transport friendly local driver
Arrangement of Sleeping bags with innerline provided by company if client requre (extra cost Rs.100/ per day
Group Medical kit box
Personal nature of expenses such as laundry, telephone call, battery recharge, shopping, laundry, extra porters, beverages etc.
Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
Your travel insurance with medical certificate
Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses.
Clients Personal gear and expenses for the trek.
Additional costs or delays caused by management out of control like landscape, bad weather condition, in case of itinerary modification with a view to safety concern, illness, change of government policy, political instability raises strike, moment etc.
Recommended trekking equipment for your trekking adventure in the Himalayas Darjeeling Sikkim and Nepal :
Backpack : a backpack (-10 C) (50 - 60 ltr) with multiple-compartments will surely help you to keep your personal belongings safe and organized a good quality haversack as to make all things to fit in one it must be comfortable while walking with it Sleeping bag. Day pack + rain cover 20 - 30 ltr (If hire a mule or porter)
Sleeping bag : Sleeping bag and silk liner -20C
Clothing & Accessories:
The trek routes go from low to high altitudes. we suggest you 2-3 pair of T- shirt/ pentagon with cap Extra socks, a warm water proof jacket / down jacket, if possible. (rain coat requred in ranny Season ) and sausagetatin you experience strong cold winds especially in the months of September and October./ a small light weight and quick drying towel
Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
Long sleeve T-shirts , Warm hat/ gloves,a Woolen cap and hand gloves.
Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting) and 2-3 pair of Warm trekking socks and Sun protection cream.
First Aid : Personal Medical Kit to heal minor injuries, cuts, or burns, carry your own small first aid kit with basic medicines and bandages. or Consult your doctor.
Flashlights: 1 Nos Torch with extra battery or head light in important.
Supplements: Water bottle , packet food like biscuits dry fruits (dates,cashew,almonds,resins etc) and sweets (Dry packet sweets-Cadbury-peanut candy) are to be carried as supplements during the treks.
Walking stick: Advisable (At least one)
Maps : bring 1 copy Trekking Map the provided by trekking company
What type of shoes or boots you have to bring for this trekking?
We required The proper foot wear depends on the trek. Shorter treks in low altitude can be done in comfortable running shoes up to 2000miters and while longer, more demanding treks in high altitude require sturdy trekking/hiking boots.
Trek Group size : From 2 persons min and up to 20 for fixed depeture trek and private trek will be as per your requredment
Health and fitness:
All tour and treks in Darjeeling and Sikkim demand a sufficient level of fitness, therefore you should check with your doctor concerning your health and fitness before preceding your journey. You have any pre existing medical condition or disability you might increase the risk of you requiring medical attention you need to inform to Ashmita Trek and Tours. this may also hamper your ability to travel.
Dear Travelers If you are planning to come to Darjeeling, obviously the weather is one of the important factors to consider. we have listed all our Trips here along with the best times to visit during the year. This calendar will help you decide on the perfect Trip at the perfect Time!
This is the best time to visit Darjeeling Himalayas and pick tourist season. The weather is pleasant with clear blue sky. One can truly enjoy the scenic view of natural glamour during this season. This is also the season to celebrate some of the local cultural festivals of Darjeeling like Dashain and Diwali.
The temperature is mildly warm in Darjeeling with plenty of opportunity to enjoy the Himalayas range It is also the best season for blooming flowers like varities of Rhododendron and magnolia can be seen blossoming decorating the entire region. Note : In the months of March and May there are many varieties of rhododendrons and magnolias are available
During the winter season in Darjeeling the weather is cold and the sky is clear with occasional snowfall in the higher elevations above 2500miters. This season is also available for those who have keen interest to enjoy snow fall and extreme cold.
Important note for client not carry :
Important information for our valuable clients not allowed to carry any kind of satellite phone ot GPRS to Protected and Restricted Area in part of Sikkim and Darjeeling Himalayan.