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Sandakphu-highest peak of west Bengal - Phalut trek

  • Sandhakphu

    Darjeeling, WestBengal (map)

    27.039370 88.263878

  • Price: $200.00 /per person

    Refund policy

  • Aim :  Maneybhanjang - Sandhakphu - Phalut - Rimbik trek

    Distance : Total 76  km be covered in 6 days.

    Temperature: -3 to 7 °C (With Possibly chilly winds)

    Grade: Moderate

    Endurance Level required: High

    Max Altitude : 3636 m - 11929 ft

    For: Aged 18-45 yrs and fit trekkers only, If you are interested, add yourself to WL, Selection might be at Organizer's discretion, so bare with us.

    Duration: Total 10 days 13 May to 25th may (6 trekking and 4 Traveling by Train. Participants who want to save 4 days can take a flight to Bagdogra)

    Charges :  Estimated at Rs 10000 [Hyderabad - Sandakphu - Hyderabad].

    Any excess money will be shared and remaining money  will be refunded before the trek ends.

    Sandakphu is the highest peak (3600m+) of the Singalila Ridge and the entire state of West Bengal; no doubt you shall witness the most visually stimulating views from here. This is the only trekkable place in India from where you can see four of the give highest mountains in the world (Everest, Kanchenajunga, Makalu, and Lhotse). This majestic Himalayan range is filled with rhododendrons and other sub-alpine flowering plants through the spring and the fresh scent of budding grass.

    The Sleeping Buddha


    Day 1  - 15th May, thursday - 4:00PM- hyd to Kolkata via falaknuma exp

    Day 2 - 16th May, Friday - Reach kolkata at around 6:00PM and take a night train to New Jalpaigudi (NJP) Darjeeling mail.

    Day 3- 17th May,Saturday - NJP- Darjeeling -Sukhai Pokhari - Maneybhanjang. night stay at Maneybhanjang.

    (Those coming by flight can join us at any of the above places)

    Day4 - 18th May,sunday - Maneybhanjang (1828m) to Tonglu (3087 m)- 11 km trek/ 7- 8 hours

    Day5 -19th May,monday -  Tonglu (3087m)- Gairibas (3110m)- 10 km/ 3-4 hours.

    Day6 - 20th May,tuesday - Gairibas(3110m)-Sandhakphu (3657m).- 10km/ 5-6 hours.

    Day7-21st May,wednesday - Sandhakphu (3657m)- Phalut(3000m)- 21 km /6-7 hours

    Day 8-22th May,thursday - Phalut (3000m) - Rammam - 13km /5hrs

    Day 9 -23th May,Friday - Rammam - Rimbik - 19kms / 5-6hrs

    Day 10 -24th May,saturday - Reserve day/Darjeeling Visit and start to kolkatta(saraighat express)

    Day 11  -25th May,sunday- Train from kolkata to hyderabad(falaknuma)

    Day 12 - 26th May,Monday - Reach Hyderabad.

    Note: This is estimated Itinerary and may change later according to situation

    Note: The trek will be a group effort that also demands sharing, endurance, adjustment and discipline. Please be prepared.

    This trek is a bit challenging and requires experience due to climatic conditions also. Be prepared for anything and DO NOT GRUMBLE

    No guests allowed. Please ask them to create an account, which is very simple, and RSVP for themselves.

    Cell phone connectivity has improved , you will find it at certain hotspots (so you can click and upload pics on the go :) )

    No porters, so interested candidates should work on their fitness level by running 5kms per day .

    Read More about Mountain Sickness

    Things to bring:

    Packing List for the Trek

    Good trekking shoes (that cover the ankle),

    Medicines which you use regularly.

    Odomos cream.

    2 liters water bottle


    Refreshments / chocolates / energy bars

    Photo Id ( passport, Employee/College Id, Pan card/Election Card/ Driving License) with a xerox copy

    Camera (Charger apply for entering  Singalila National forest ~ 100 digicam and 400 handicam)

    One spare shirt and one spare trek pants

    Thermal inner ware,Jackets ,gloves and mufral (Its going to be chilly) , Wind cheater

    Torch, whistle & Sleeping Bag (Must)

    Important Instructions:

    1) no smoking and no alcohol

    2) No littering, no pollution of water

    3) We would carry Basic First Aid and if you need anything you can ask the organizers

    4) if you feel unwell bring to the notice of the organizers immediately.

    5) Do not shout unnecessarily and become a nuisance to the others.

    Most of us may not be serious trekkers but all of us have equal responsibility in protecting our beloved earth. GHAC earnestly requests all its members to be socially responsible whilst the treks and avoid any littering, shouting when in wild or causing anything that would disturb the normal ecology. Try to avoid plastics as much as possible, especially plastic smiles

    COST : Cost is Estimated Rs.10000/- which include  club donation and organizer reimbursement.

    Transfer an amount of 3000rs to confirm your spot.

    Breakup: Train Hyb-NJP and back: 2000, Local transport - 1000, Food & Stay - 4100, Misc - 500, GHAC - 1400, Org reim-1000.

    Does NOT includes food charges during train travel, Camera entry charges at Singalila National forest are NOT included.

    (GHAC refund rules apply. )

    Payment Details: 

    1. NEFT Transfer the amount to the below mentioned account.

    Account Holder Name: Great Hyderabad Adventure Club 

    Account No.:[masked] 

    Account Type: Savings 

    Bank: AXIS BANK Road no:2, Banjarahills Branch 

    Branch: Road No 12, Banjara Hills 

    IFSC Code: UTIB[masked]

    Mandatory Transaction/Payment Remark:[masked]_your name. NO CASH DEPOSITS PLEASE.

    2. Credit Card/Debit Card Payment

    Contact :

    vivekgupta :[masked]

    Praveen -[masked]

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  • muniappa

    udai kiran if u r reading.....
    i am ready to discuss before finalising the trek. call[masked]

    April 14, 2014

  • muniappa

    when will this be revived

    April 14, 2014

  • udaykiran

    YHAI is also organizing the same trip during same time.( I want to go that trip. If anyone is also interested to go, we can plan it :)

    2 · April 5, 2014

  • Rajeev R.

    The event is canceled due to low response. Will make the refunds soon.

    April 5, 2014

  • vivek g.

    guys bcoz of unavailablity of tickets,had to move the event a day ahead.. check the Itinerary

    April 1, 2014

  • vivek g.

    guys the ppl in the going list can go ahead with the payment.. train tickets available now are less.. so rush. else hav to move the event 1 day ahead...

    March 31, 2014

  • Akhilesh K.

    Transfered 10,000/-. NEFT Reference Number: N[masked]_Akhilesh

    March 25, 2014

    • Akhilesh K.

      Please confirm.

      March 26, 2014

    • sonali p.

      @Akhilesh Kumar - confirm received amount of 10000 vide trx ref NEFT/N[masked]/AKHILESH KUMAR

      1 · March 27, 2014

  • muniappa

    At Dandeli with GHAC meetup.any other pre meetup after this saturday. will get in touch after my return. Setting my mind towards the meet up.

    March 20, 2014

  • amrit r.

    Hii I live just one hour away from njp so will join you guys from there only

    March 23, 2014

  • Kleng M.

    Payment of Rs. 10,240 paid via eventdunia, ref. gh1710104622132. Please confirm payment and registration. Thank you, M.

    March 24, 2014

    • Siri A.

      Kleng Marta, Received Rs.10000/-.

      March 24, 2014

  • Akhilesh K.

    hey guys.. couldnt attend premeetup due to going home on holi.. is there still any chance for me to join?

    March 24, 2014

  • amrit r.

    Hii I live just one hour away from njp so will join you guys from there only

    March 21, 2014

  • R.D.Praveen K.

    March 18, 2014

    • R.D.Praveen K.

      Guys any body joining for premeetup please respond.

      March 21, 2014

    • aditya

      Yes, i will be joining the pre meetup

      March 21, 2014

  • muniappa

    I am 50. will i get thru the organizers discretion. i walk 10 kms in two sessions a day. will this help.

    March 16, 2014

    • Rajeev R.

      Sir, If you are fit we can definitely take you. Please attend the pre-meetup this sunday.

      March 17, 2014

    • Rajeev R.

      It's this saturday.

      March 19, 2014

  • Rajeev R.

    Please take a note of the change in itinerary, We are starting from May 14th.

    March 17, 2014

  • Siri A.

    Only if i had 10 days leave would have been in going list :( ..nice one..

    1 · March 14, 2014


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