PHOKTEY DARA TREK
A panoramic trail of everlasting beauty embellished with the best artefacts of Nature like lush evergreen forests and mighty mountainous views are what defines the Singalila Phoktey Dara trek. Every moment spent here is steeped in scenic encounters. Sometimes you will be greeted with mountains dotted with quaint hamlets and sometimes you will witness sleek streams and enchanting waterfalls cutting through the chest of mountain ranges. In short, get ready to treat yourself to the surprises of the cosmos.
View the most charming sunrise and sunset, trail through the dense evergreen forests, rhododendrons, ferns, and a host of other flora and fauna, and witness the gigantic mountains like Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Simvo, Makalu, Lhotse, Pandim, Kabru, and Jannu. Get ready to come closer to the workings of the divine. Your trail begins from Hilley and slowly you will ascend to Barsey. The trek inside Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary will help you skim through the wet and damp forest ranges comprising different forest types like Montane wet Temperate Forests, Mixed Coniferous Forests, Sub-alpine birch- fir, and Conifer forest and moist Dry Alpine Scrub. From Barsey trace your way to Joributey via Deolinga and Dhap. The next day, ascend to Kharka Dara and spend overnight at camp.The next day reach Phoktey Dara and then begin your descend through the forested region of Uttarey. Finally, drive back to NJP Train Station OR Bagdogra Airport from Uttarey and carry wonderful memories with you.