West Sikkim Singalila Ridge Trek_195855

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West Sikkim Singalila Ridge Trek

Duration
time-raw1 weeks
Difficulty
Moderate
Starting point
Bagdogra
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On this tour, you will interact with different local tribes and cultures including the Tibetan, Sikkimese & Nepali Cultures. You will also embark on a trekking expedition of the Singalila Ridge enjoying the panoramic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga & Mt. Everest. Marvel at incredible handicrafts such as traditional carpet weaving and crafts made from bamboos. Also, you cannot afford to miss out on the local delicacies, tribal dialects, and music.

What to expect?

BEST SEASON: October to April

11 DAYS

PROPOSED PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Experience the Sikkimese & Nepali Culture
  • Traditional Food Cooking – Momo making
  • Animal Care & Feeding
  • Learning local tribal dialects - Nepalese, Bhutia & Sherpa language
  • Traditional Carpet weaving
  • Life style of Tribal people
  • Visit & experience Cardamom Plantations
  • Making handicrafts from bamboo which grows locally in abundance
  • Tibetan Culture - old Tibetan relics/ Tibetan prayer flags
  • Trekking on Singalila Ridge – View Mt. Kanchenjunga & Mt. Everest together
  • Local Tribal Music

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Bagdogra & transfer to Pelling.

Day 2: Cultural experiences in Pelling.

Day 3: Drive Pelling to Uttarey.

Day 4: Cultural visits in and around Uttarey.

Day 5: Uttarey to Hageypani (2,630m) 5-6hrs trek.

Day 6: Hageypani to Kalizar Sabnam Valley (3,870m) 5-6hrs trek.

Day 7: Explore Kalizar Sabnam Valley – visit Phoktey Dhara.

Day 8: Climb Singalila peak (3800m).

Day 9: Trek down to Uttarey 06-07hrs trek.

Day 10: Drive to Kalimpong (113kms/04hrs).

Day 11: Drive Kalimpong to Bagdogra.

What is included?

PACKAGE PRICE INCLUDES

  • All accommodation on Double sharing basis
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary
  • All Transfers in a/c vehicles, however A/c would be off in the mountains.
  • Guide Service for Uttrey Cultural Visit
  • Camping fees /Required permits & verifications

Is this experience for me?

  • This tour is appropriate for most people

What do I need to bring?

CHECK LIST FOR THINGS TO CARRY

  • Approximately 50 - 60 liters personal rucksack/ duffel bag
  • Approximately 25 liters small knapsack to carry essentials (like water bottle, rain protection, electrol powder, medicines, torch, Sun glasses, Wind-proof cheater, camera and accessories etc) We recommend to invest in LifeStraw water bottles which are perfect for converting any kind of available water into potable safe water. It removes bacteria, protozoa, and it incorporates a carbon capsule that reduces chlorine, bad taste and odor.
  • Plate, spoon, mug
  • Personal sleeping bag (Can be provided on request)
  • Carry mattress for camping (Can be provided on request)
  • Pairs of clothing (cotton shirts/T-shirts, cotton pants)
  • Full sleeve sweater/ fleece jacket -1
  • Hollofil fiber filled Jacket -1
  • Water-proof wind cheater
  • Woolen Cap / Hat
  • Strong walking boots with hard rubber soles (If possible Vibram)
  • Floaters/ sandals with back strap
  • Pairs of cotton socks
  • Hand gloves
  • Water bottle
  • Poly bags 10 kgs x 5 no. for packing things for rain protection
  • Flashlight/ Head Lamp (with extra cells)
  • Personal Rain protection - Water proof sheet/ poncho
  • Plastic cord (for packing)
  • Dark Sun glasses (not blue)
  • Light towel, personal medicines, toilet kit, toilet paper roll, writing material, cold cream
  • Mosquito repellent, thread, needle, safety pins, buttons, rubber bands, peppermints, small knife
  • Salt, sugar, lime juice, glucose powder etc.
  • Dry ration like toffees, chocolates, namkeen, dry fruits etc.
  • Sun block factor 70
  • Personal medication/ first aid kit
  • Camera with extra batteries and memory card
  • Altimeter / Thermometer

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
    • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 1 week in advance of the start of the experience.
    • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high quality service.

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$1064