Sandakphu Trek

Sandakphu is the highest peak in West Bengal at a height of 11,941ft. The trek can be completed in 6 days treating you with abundance of nature all around. As you reach its top, you are showered with impressive views of Mother Nature which cannot be found anywhere else. The trek is perfect for both novice as well as veteran trekkers. From here you can capture views of the world’s tallest peaks, including Lhotse (the fourth highest peak in the world) and Makalu (the fifth highest peak in the world). Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak at 8,586m stands hand in hand with Sandakphu. All these ranges have a diverse range of flora and fauna, far away from human reach.

The trek route runs along the border of India and Nepal. It also covers the Singalila National Park which is known for being a paradise for bird watchers. It will the best trek of your life.

Best Time to Enjoy Sandakphu trek
Sandakphu trek is thus a wonderful joy for the devotees of nature. This trek can be enjoyed throughout of the year due to its heartwarming ambience.  However, the month of April is the best to relish the beauty of its rhododendron forests which come to life during this month.  If lucky, you can also spot the elusive red panda.

For some clear views of the mountains, take this trek during the months of September, October and November. Sun shines bright here during these months and charms the heart of visitors. Those taking trek during winters can relish gleaming views of snow blankets all around.

How to Reach:
By Air: Travelers can take a flight to Bagdogra as they are cheaper than those to Kolkata.
By Rail: New Jalpaiguri in south west of Sikkim is a major railway station.

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