Itinerary: WO 05 TRK
Duration:6 NIGHTS & 7 DAYS
Destinations: TUMLING – KALAPOKHARI – SANDAKPHU – PHALUT – GORKHEY – SRIKHOLA
Day 1 : Arrival & transfer to Tumling
Pick up from Siliguri & transfer to Dhotrey via Mirik , Pashupati & Manebhanjan ( 85 km , 3 ½ hrs. of drive approx. ). After a small briefing of the ongoing tour , trek starts for Tumbling ( 6 km , 2 hrs of trek ).Overnight stay at Tumbling.
Day 2 : Trek to Kalipokhari
After breakfast trek continues , proceed for Kalapokhari from Tumbling ( 14 km , 4 ½ hrs. of trek ). The Kalipokhri Lake is another major attraction of the region. It has dark waters which are considered sacred by the local people.It is believed that Nepalese worship this sacred lake & no one is allowed to take a dip or swim here. Overnight stay at Kalapokhari.
Day 3 : Trek to Sandakphu
Trek continues , after breakfast proceed for Sandakphu ( 6 km , 2 ½ hrs. of trek ) . Sandakphu is a wonderland for the trekkers. It's located at an altitude of 11,929ft (i.e. 3,636 meters). This is highest peak in the state of West Bengal, India. Overnight stay at Sandakphu.
Day 4:Sandakphu to Phalut
Trek continues , the word Phalut ( 11,811 ft) which is derived from the Lepcha word Fak-Luk, means "Barren Peak" The trail is considered as one of the most enjoyable and scenic walks in the Himalayas.The trek to Phalut( 21 km ) is about 07 hours. Overnight at Phalut.
Day 5 : Phalut to Gorkhey
Post breakfast trek continues to Gorkhey ( 15 km , 4 hrs. trek approx.).The route is full of dense forest of bamboo , pine , chestnut & hamlock , Rohododrendon.Overnight stay at Gorkhey.
Day 6 : Gorkhey – Srikhola
Post breakfast trek continues to Srikhola ( 21 km , 6 hrs. trek approx.)The trail is passes through forest & then descends to Srikhola.Overnight stay at Srikhola.
Day 7 : Srikhola to NJP railway station / Siliguri
Early morning breakfast , then descends to Rimbik ( 7 km , 2 hrs. trek).After that drive to Manebhanjan ( 43 km , 2 hrs. drive approx) & then to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) railway station ( 92 km , 3 ½ - 4 hrs. drive approx.).Tours ends.
We are not responsible for tour cancellation due to Force Majeure clause (Expenses / Cancellations incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc.) Additional expenses incurred due to Force Majeure Clause on the ongoing tour shall be borne by the guest on actual.
|SL NO.||NAME OF THE ITEM||QTY.||USEFUL INFORMATION|
|2||Sleeping mattress (Foam / Rubber)||1|
|3||Trekking shoe||1 Pair|
|4||Ruck sack / Bag pack||1|
|5||Ruck sack / Bag pack cover water proof||1||Good to have for protection from rain/dust/stain etc.|
|6||Thermal wear (Base Layer)||1||Upper and lower (Woolycot)|
|7||Under garments/Inner wear||as per need|
|8||Cotton socks||2/3 pair||Full length|
|9||Woolen socks||1 pair|
|10||Woolen gloves||1 pair|
|11||Waterproof gloves||1 pair|
|12||T-shirt||3 to 4||As per need. Take at least one dry fit/quick dry type of synthetic material.|
|13||Trek pants||2 to 3||Tracks / Cargo / 3 Quarter|
|15||Balaclava/Woolen skull cap/Monkey Cap||1|
|18||Heavy jacket||1||Double layer/Fleece/Synthetic fill/Down feather|
|20||Waterproof clothing||1||To avoid rain|
|22||Sun screen lotion||1|
|24||Tooth brush & tooth paste||1|
|27||Hand sanitizer||1||1 Bottle|
|28||Tissue roll (Toilet)||1|
|29||Anti fungal powder||1|
|30||Knee cap||1 pair|
|31||Torch / Head lamp with extra batteries||Battery pack|
|32||Camera with extra cells||Battery pack|
|33||Paper plate , paper glass , spoon||as per need|
|34||Dry food||kit||Candy , nut , Glucon D , Gatorade sachet|
|35||First Aid Kit||kit||Anti septic cream, Betadine/Dettol/Savlon, Band aid, cotton, crepe bandage, safety pin etc.|
General medicine like headache , fever , vomiting , stomach pain , pain killer,