Sandakphu trek packages, Sandakphu trek information
Sandakhphu – the highest point of West Bengal situated on the border of West Bengal of India and Nepal at an altitude of around 12,000 ft and in the area of Singalila National Park. The name Sandakphu – which means "Height of the Poison Plant" derives from poisonous plants that grow near the top. Any clear day anyone can be mesmerized by the awesome view of Mt. Kanchenjunga (3rd Highest peak in the world) and other neighbouring peaks. On the right beautiful Snow peaks of Bhutan and China are clearly visible .Watching Mt. Everest (The highest Peak in the world), Lhotse and Makalu is really a dream to mountain lovers and those are distinct from here. While going to Sandakphu, some parts of the routs enter into Nepal. One can experience light to heavy snowfall during winter, Spectacular view of snow caped peaks of blue mountains , valleys of Nepal & West Bengal, lots of known and unknown species of birds, flowers and trees with will mesmerize a nature lover . Few lucky people can get the glimpses of one of the most endangered animals of the world, "RED PANDA".
Like twin baby the other destination is Phalut on Singhalila Range situated close to 12000 ft and is just 22 kilometers away from Sandakphu. The Phalut top is try junction of Nepal, Sikkim and India. Another attraction of this area is the old Landover introduced by British people in the year 1948. Traveling up to Sandakhu (Some time up to Phalut) by Landrover is a memorable experience for those tourists who are not able to walk. There are lots of trekking route from Sandakphu and Phalut for the amateur and professional trekkers.
Sandakphu - Phalut trek route starts from Maneybhanjan - a small village in Darjeeling hills. The distance between Darjeeling to Sandakphu is 59 kms. Trekkers can make a base in either Darjeeling or Maneybhanjan before starting Sandakhu - Phalut trek. A season trekker can make the journey within two days. But for normal or ameteur trekkers it is better to cover the distance between Maneybhanjan to Sandakphu in three days.
Bon Voyage Leisure offers following fixed as well as customized Sandakphu Trek Packages :
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