Darjeeling, Sikkim & the Singalila Ridge

enquire now 15 Days From NZD $4,649 pp twinshare
Small group
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  • Classic camping trek through rhododendron forests to the Singalila Ridge
  • See four of the five highest peaks on Earth: Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and Makalu
  • Visit Rumtek and Ghoom Monasteries
  • Explore Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim
  • Drive through tea plantations and visit a tea estate
  • Stay in Martam, a traditional Sikkimese village
  • Sightseeing in Darjeeling with a chance to ride the ‘toy train
  • Visit Delhi and Calcutta



Day 1 Start Delhi

Day 2 Fly to Bagdogra; drive to Gangtok

Day 3 Drive to Martam village visiting Rumtek Monastery en route(1,400 m)

Day 4 Sightseeing in Martam

Day 5 Drive to Darjeeling and visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

Day 6 Ride the toy train; drive to Rimbik and trek to Manedara

Day 7 Trek through forest and villages to Gurdum (2,400m)

Day 8 Trek through forest ascending through Sandakhphu (3,636 m) to Chandu (3,570 m)

Day 9 Trekking along the Singalila Ridge to Sabargam taking in the stunning Himalayan views

Day 10 Trek to the end of the Singalila Ridge at Phalut then descend to Samaden

Day 11 Trek through small settlements to Rimbik

Day 12 Drive to Darjeeling, visiting a tea estate en route

Day 13 Morning to explore Darjeeling, drive to Siliguri, overnight train to Calcutta

Day 14 Arrive Calcutta; free time to explore

Day 15 End Calcutta


  • 7 nights hotels (all en suite), 1 night basic hotel/guest house, 1 night sleeper train and 5 nights full-service camping
  • 6 days point-to-point walking with full porterage, plus 1 day walk
  • Group normally 4 to 16, plus leader and staff. Min age 16 yrs
  • Altitude maximum 3660m, average 3,300m
  • Between 4 and 6 hours walking per day on average
  • Countries visited: India


  • All breakfasts, 7 lunches and 10 dinners
  • All accommodation
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
  • Sikkim & trekking permits


  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request), excludes sleeper train
  • Visas or vaccinations



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