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Darjeeling, Sikkim & the Singalila Ridge

India

Tour length 15 daysFrom New Delhi to Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Hiking & Trekking
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About this tour

Tucked in a corner of the beautiful Indian Himalaya 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 onto 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 Himalaya peaks. Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world, dominates the horizon and on a clear day we see majestic Makalu, Lhotse and Everest.
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Tour ID 33504
Tour length 15 days
Language English
Group size 16
Age range 16 - 99

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Exodus Travels

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Day 1: Start Delhi
Day 2: Fly to Bagdogra; drive to Gangtok (breakfast,dinner)
Day 3: Drive to Martam village visiting Rumtek Monastery en route (breakfast,dinner)
Day 4: Sightseeing in Martam (breakfast,lunch,dinner)
Day 5: Drive to Darjeeling and visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (breakfast,dinner)
Day 6: Ride the toy train; drive to Rimbik and trek to Manedara (breakfast,lunch,dinner)
Day 7: Trek through forest and villages to Gurdum (breakfast,lunch,dinner)
Day 8: Trek through forest ascending through Sandakhphu to Chandu (breakfast,lunch,dinner)
Day 9: Trekking along the Singalila Ridge to Sabargam taking in Himalaya views (breakfast,lunch,dinner)
Day 10: Trek to the end of the Singalila Ridge at Phalut then descend to Samaden (breakfast,lunch,dinner)
Day 11: Trek through small settlements to Rimbik (breakfast,lunch,dinner)
Day 12: Drive to Darjeeling, visiting a tea estate en route (breakfast)
Day 13: Morning to explore Darjeeling, drive to Siliguri, overnight train to Kolkata (breakfast)
Day 14: Arrive Kolkata; free time to explore (breakfast)
Day 15: End Kolkata (breakfast)

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Carbon emission, kg/CO2
(Guests: 1, Nights: 1)
10
Exploreo will offset your calculated CO2e at no cost.
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