Itinerary for Stunning Sandakphu Trek Package – Singalila National Park Trek!
The Sandakphu Trek Package of Corners of Earth will let you explore the untouched beauty of the majestic Himalayas. This journey will take you to some of the most beautiful destinations in the world that are free from any kind of pollution and chaos of cities.
This Singalila National Park Trek will be one of the most memorable journeys of your life.
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Day 1: Arrival at NJP Railway Station/Siliguri/Bagdogra Airport followed by your transfer to Dhotrey.
The Sandakphu Trek Package of Corners of Earth starts upon your arrival at Siliguri. A representative of Corners of Earth shall meet you at your place in Siliguri and will drive you to Dhotrey. Dhotrey is a small village which serves as the base camp of the Singalila National Park trek.
Upon your arrival at Dhotrey, you will be transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2: Dhotrey to Tumling/Tonglu.
After breakfast, the trek to Tumling/Tonglu shall start. The trekking trail which is roughly 6-7 km long can easily be covered in 2-3 hours. The journey shall go through the beautiful dense forests and the chirping of birds creates a soothing atmosphere. After reaching, Tumling/Tonglu, you will be transferred to your trekkers’ hut or trekkers’ hostel for an overnight stay.
Day 3: Tumling/Tonglu to Kalapokhri.
Early in the morning, move out of your room and soak yourself in the early sun rays. The panoramic views of the snow clad Himalayan ranges during the sunrise time will be a memorable one and shouldn’t be missed. After breakfast, you will proceed for Kalapokhri.
On this day of your Sandakphu Trek Package Tour, you will have to cover a distance of 13 km. After travelling some distance from Tumling/Tonglu, you will be at the Singalila National Park. Over here, you have to pay entry fees to get the entry permit. Our guide will assist you in getting that done. By afternoon, you will be at Kalapokhri. On the way, we will stop at 2 small settlements, namely, Joubari and Gairibas. After reaching Kalapokhri, you will be transferred to your trekkers’ hostel for an overnight stay.
Day 4: Kalapokhri to Sandakphu.
Kalapokhri is a small village and very few families stay here. The place got its name from a black coloured lake situated here. People staying at Kalapokhri consider the lake to be sacred. According to their belief, the lake has medicinal value and it never freezes!
After breakfast, you will again start your Singalila National Park Trek. The trail from Kalapokhri to Sandakphu is about 10 km long. And, it will be the most difficult and exhaustive trek with a steep climb. The last 5 km from Bikeybhanjan is the steepest. This trekking trail of the Sandakphu Trek Package Tour of Corners of Earth, however, offers the most majestic views of the snow clad mountains throughout the route and all the troubles that you take are worthy.
Upon completion of the day’s Singalila National Park Trek, you will be at your destination – Sandakphu. After reaching Sandakphu, you will be transferred to your trekker’s hut or hostel for an overnight stay.
Day 5: Sandakphu to Srikhola.
Enjoying the sunrise view over the snow clad Himalayan ranges from Sandakphu will be a memorable one. After breakfast, your trek for Srikhola shall start. This trail of about 16 km via Gurdum will take you down through the dense forests of rhododendrons, oaks, magnolia etc. Srikhola river passes through the village settlement of this place and the name of this place has been kept after the name of the river. Upon reaching Srikhola, you will be transferred to your trekkers’ hut or trekkers’ hostel for an overnight stay.
Day 6: Srikhola to Rimbik.
On this day of your Sandakphu Trek Package Tour with Corners of Earth, you will be further moving down to Rimbik. Upon your arrival at Rimbik, you will be transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 7: Rimbik to NJP Railway Station/Siliguri/Bagdogra Airport.
On this day of your Singalila National Park Trek Trip with Corners of Earth, you will be dropped at your preferred destination in Siliguri for your onward journey.
We are sure that you will be going back home with lots of fond memories from your Singalila National Park Trek Trip!
To know more about the Singalila National Park Trek, we recommend you to go through this travelogue of conflatingVisions.