Camping at Tonglu in Darjeeling

  • Duration2 Days
  • DestinationIndia
  • Difficulty LevelModerate
  • Max Altitude3,070 mt - 10,072 ft

About Trip

A fun-filled camping experience at a campsite that is situated on a lush green hilltop that offers spectacular views of mountains kanchenjunga and Everest range that are absolutely spectacular within a short span of two days Camping at Tonglu.

Tonglu is a small settlement located on Singalila ridge and between Manebhanjan and Sandakphu. Darjeeling district in the state of West Bengal in India near the India - Nepal .border.

This camping experience in Tonglu offers a guided trek to the alpine meadows of Gorson Bugyal which are perched at an of 3,070 Mt 10,072 ft. You can also explore the culture and tradition of the local people.If the weather permits then one can witness the landscapes of two different countries (India and Nepal) from the border, where at one side we see a beautiful forest area and at the other side there are village settlements.

Highlights

  • Mesmerizing view from Sandakphu of Mount Everest (8848 meters), Kanchenjunga (8586 meters), Lhotse (8516m), and Makalu (8481m).
  • A range of sceneries: agricultural fields to forests to alpine ridges.
  • Enjoy a delightful night camping in Tonglu experience amidst the serene natural beauty of Tonglu along with your friends or family.
  • Stay safe on a secured campus and avail accommodation in comfortable sharing tents that come with mattresses and blankets.
  • The campsite is equipped with common Indian/Western washroom facilities, which are well-maintained and clean.
  • Grab scrumptious meals in the form of evening snacks, Veg/Non-veg unlimited dinner and Veg breakfast while availing of the camping experience.
  • Enjoy a warm bonfire session along with music in the evening and enjoy chilling with your squad.
  • Enjoy sunrise view from Tonglu with great mountain view.

Itinerary

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In the morning at 9am our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Darjeeling to our office location. Then you will drive down to a small village called Dhotrey via Manebhanjyang. Dhotrey is located at an altitude of 8,500ft. It takes about 2.5 hours to reach Dhotrey from Darjeeling by car. Your trek will start from here through a deep forest and beautiful rhododendron trees welcome you to enter into next place called Tonglu. The Distance from Dhotrey to Tonglu is 6 kms. Tonglu is located at an altitude of 10,130ft. On a clear day, you get magnificent views of Kanchenjunga snow peaks from Tonglu. And if the sky is clear blue, you can even see Mt. Everest. After the great views of mountain ranges we again start a short down walk through a trail full of herbs and small plants forward to reach Tumbling, 2kms. This is where you have to stay overnight.

  • Camping
  • 405 hour
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • 3,070 mt - 10,072 ft
  • Trekkking and Camping

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 which offers the majestic views of the world's four of the tallest mountains. Some of the greatest peaks include the Mt Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Chomolhari, Pandim, Three Sisters, Kumbhakarna etc. Head back down for breakfast and resume to Trek via Tumling Descend through a pleasant trail, teeming with herbs and small plants, until Tumling (9,600 feet), about 2km away. Again, get stunning views of the majestic Kanchenjunga peak. From here, the trail guides us downhill through Meghma and Lamhaydhura villages Our final destination is Chitrey, about 9 km from Tumling. Here, we meet our driver and head back to Darjeeling. Our Camping at Tonglu in Darjeeling a perfect escape from the fast-paced city life and into the quiet, peaceful mountain and alpine landscape. Join us today!

  • 6-7 hour
  • Breakfast and Lunch
  • Trakking
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What's Included

  • All necessary paper work and permit in Mountain and National park (entrance and  permit fees)
  • Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Any hot drinks like tea, coffee etc.
  • Accommodation during the trek at Camping
  • A well-experienced Local licensed holder mountain trekking guide.
  • Salary, food, and accommodation for Ashmita trek’ crew.
  • All necessary transport with friendly local driver
  • A good quality sleeping bag arrange by Ashmita Trek and Tours.
  • Group medical kit box.
  • Bottled water alcoholic drinks, phone calls,lundry  etc.
  • International and domestic flight /Train .
  • India Entry visa
  • Airport and departure Tax. .
  • Tips for trekking staff.
  • Costs from unexpected occurrences (i.e. cancellations, weather problems, damages of property, illness, etc.)
  • Extra accommodation and meals outside of itinerary.
  • Your travel medical insurance.
  • Personal gear and expenses for the trek.
  • Any other expenses not mention above as included in the price.

Dates & Availability

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Start DateEnd DateStatusPrice 
30 Oct, 202131 Oct, 2021AvailableINR 10,000