Darjeeling, Sikkim & The Singalila Ridge

    India

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    A classic Northern India trek, from tea hills to Himalayan vistas

    Itinerary

    Start Delhi

    Fly to Bagdogra; drive to Gangtok

    Drive to pretty  Martam village visiting the Rumtek Monastery en route

    Sightseeing the pretty village of Martam  

    Drive to the famous hill station of Darjeeling

    Take a toy train ride, travel on to Rimbik the gateway to our trek and follow a short trail to our first campsite 

    Trek through beautiful forest, descend to Gurdum Khola then up to Gurdum village

    Final ascent through forest to the Singalila Ridge the highest point of our trek

    Trekking along the Singalila Ridge taking in the Himalayan panoramas, including Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Everest and Lhotse

    Trek further along the Singalila Ridge with breathtaking views of Kanchenjunga on a clear day

    Trek through a collection of small settlements inhabited by different cultures to Rimbik a large Sherpa village

    Drive to Darjeeling visiting a tea estate en route to learn how this popular drink is produced

    Morning to continue exploring Darjeeling then drive to Siliguri where we catch the overnight train to Calcutta

    Arrive Calcutta; free time to explore

    End Calcutta

    Additional Information

    Tucked away in a corner of the beautiful Indian Himalayan mountains are Sikkim and Darjeeling. In recent years Sikkim has become more accessible for those looking to explore its unique beauty.  Journey from the plains of India to Gantok, the capital of Sikkim and on to the delightful Martam village.  From here we travel through beautiful tea plantations to Darjeeling, with its colonial hill station and UNESCO World Heritage 'toy train'. Trekking up to and along the Singalila ridge, which divides India and Nepal, we move through thick forests of rhododendron and are rewarded with views of the great Himalayan peaks.  Kanchenjunga the third highest peak in the world dominates the horizon, and on a clear day we will see the majesty of Makalu, Lhotse and Everest.   

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    Details

    Duration: 15 Days
    Starts in: India
    Group Size: 4-16

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