After arrival of at Bagdogra airport,
another 4 hour drive by road will reach
you to Darjeeling which is at an
elevation of 2134m and around 80 kms
Darjeeling sightseeing early morning
visits Tiger Hill to see the sunrise.
Afterwards we visit the famous Ghoom
monastery that enshrines an image of the
Maitreya Buddha (the coming Buddha).
Later on we can visit the Himalayan
Mountaineering Institute and tea
plantations. Overnight in Darjeeling.
Darjeeling -Manebhanjang - Tonglu.
The trek starts after an early
morning drive of about two hours from
Darjeeling to Manebhanjang a small
village inhabited by Buddhist Sherpas.
From here one can get a view of the
trekking route, which is an awesome,
near vertical climb. The first camp -
site is at Tonglu at 3070 meters, which
is 11 kms from Manebhanjang through
dense forests, and hillsides covered
with wild flowers and a breathtaking
mountain view of the incomparable
Kanchendzonga and its neighboring peaks.
Tonglu -Gairibas -Kalipokhari
Resume Trekking from Tonglu to
Gairibas at 2621 meters, Trek time 3
hrs, Approx.09 kms, Trails leads one
through bamboo glades and farmlands with
quaint little villages habited by warm
and friendly people. Gairibas to
Kalipokhari 3170 meters is a continuous
climb through the rhododendron forests.
Distance is 6 Kms and it takes 3 hrs
walks from Gairibas. Drive by jeep will
take approx. 2 hrs. Halt Overnight at
Kalipokhari - Sandakphu
Resume trekking from Kalipokhari to
Sandakphu, From Kalipokhari the road
descends to Bikhebhangang -Valley of
Poison. Trek from Bikhebhanjang to
Sandakphu is a steep climb of 4 kms and
takes more then an hour to cover this
trek. Trek time 2-3 hrs.