SANDAKPHU- A TREK TO REMEMBER
Against the picturesque background of snow-capped mountain peaks, lies the immortal Sandakphu. Hailed as the highest point in West Bengal, Sandakphu in the Singalila Ridge is a paradise for trekkers. For more than a decade, Sandakphu trek has been in the bucket list of backpackers all over the world. A journey to any place around the world is steeped in adventure but trekking offers a phenomenal perspective of life. The mesmerizing trek will offer you a peek into four of the five highest peaks in the world namely Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and Makalu.
AN OFFBEAT TREK ROUTE TO SANDAKPHU
Sandakphu Trek is the ultimate travel destination offering enticing views of the cosmos. Hailed as the highest point in West Bengal, Sandakphu is a backpacker’s delight. For over a decade, Sandakphu’s divine wonders have been beckoning globetrotters. Here, you can witness the spectacular view of Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, and Makalu- 4 of the 5 highest peaks in the world. If you are a lover of tranquility, natural wonders, and all things rejuvenating, then get prepared to come closer to paradise at Sandakphu.
Sandakphu is a trekking magnet. However, very recently, tourists have started visiting this magnificent destination via Land Rovers- the only car that can access the steep terrains. It is not an unknown fact that the very essence of this place lies in trekking. Travelling through the rugged labyrinths while seeping in sweet sweats of labor and imbibing the wonders of nature is an experience unsurpassed. It can thus be concluded that a car ride will never let you explore the idyllic destination as seamlessly as a trek. Hence, to uphold this unique aspect of trekking and to avoid congested traffic we have discovered an unknown trajectory, especially for our clients.
You will begin the journey by taking a 4 hrs drive from Darjeeling to Rimbeek. The path is steeped in sheer natural beauty. On reaching the beautiful quaint hamlet of Rimbeek, you will trace your way to Gurdum by the black forest. Get ready to be exposed to the fresh wilderness and vibrancy. From Gurdum, you shall ascend the enchanting Sandakphu. Treat your senses to the jubilant creations of the Universe, soak up the mountain Sun, feel the air brush against your face and discern the best of adrenaline rush. Here, you shall get a first-hand glimpse of the picturesque view of the mountains. Expect to relish every moment that you spend here. From there, you shall trail to Phalut with the mountains being a constant companion. The snow-capped mountain peaks with their untainted splendor are a sight for sore eyes. The next day, you shall skim through the glorious beauty of Phalut to Gorkhey. The next day you will trail from Gorkey to Timburey. And on the last day, you will trek through the magnificent beauty of Timburey till you reach Srikhola and drive back to Darjeeling.