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Trekking-Module: Darjeeling, West Bengal, India

• 4 – 6 days • approx. 3 – 6 hrs trekking per day • level: easy to medium •
• mostly well maintained trekking-trails; partly nature-track • all overnights in solid accommodation •
• max. altitude: approx. 12’000 ft a.s.l. •
 Team: Trekking-Guide, Cook, Kitchen-team, porters and/or carriage animals •


Discover with us the lesser known Eastern Himalayas in the district of Darjeeling.  The tour starts and ends at Darjeeling town. Along the boundary between Nepal and India you trek to the Singelela-ridge from where you can enjoy fantastic himalayan panoramas. With weather-luck here you get to see not only the Sikkim-Himalayas with Mt. Khangchendzonga at view-point Phalut -  but also the giants of the Nepal Himalayas including Mt. Everest, Makalu and Lhotse to the West. During your trek you cross through a protected jungle-area rich in biodiversity and in spring from April to May you can also experience various types of Rhododendron in bloom. 
You will pass through several Sherpa-villages and gain insights into their culture and lifestyle. This trekking is ideal for guests who wish to avoid extreme altitudes and overnights in tents while at the same time enjoying trekking and great panoramic views. 

Trekking-Module: Darjeeling, West Bengal, India



  • Spectacular 360°-panoramic view onto the Nepal Himalayas with Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Makalu to the West and Mt. Khangchendzonga to the North.
  • Experience various types of vegetation from approx. 6000  to 12000 ft. a.s.l.
  • Singelela National Park with rich biodiversity; pass through thick bamboo-groves - the habitat of the red panda, various types of forests and alpine meadows – the habitat of many bird-species.
  • Overnight in solid accommodation only – no overnights in tent.
  • Visit of Sherpa-villages and insight into the simple life of the Himalayan tribes
  • Trek for the most part on well maintained trails and tracks.
  • Enjoy the services of an efficient trekking-tea and varied, balanced hot meals  


Day 1: Transfer to the trek-starting-point from Travel Module "Darjeeling", "Kalimpong" or any Sikkim Travel Module and trek for about 5 – 6 hrs from approx. 6500 to approx. 10’000 ft.
Day 2: Option 1: Trek to view-point Sandakphu, 12000 ft along singelela-ridge via Mt. Khangchendzonga view-point at Phalut, 11800 ft to the Sherpa-village of Rimbik, 6500 ft.
Day 2 - 4: Option 2: Trek to view-point Sandakphu, 12000 ft along singlelea-rdige to the Sherpa village of Rimbik, 6500 ft.
Day 7/5 : Transfer to Darjeeling. Continue with Travel Module "Darjeeling", "Kalimpong", any Sikkim Travel Module or transfer to Bagdogra Airport.
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