Sandakphu is one of the top most peaks in West Bengal. The word Sandakphu means the 'Height of the Poison Plant'. The name itself has become a promise of height and adventure. Sandakphu is famous in Darjeeling for its trekking. It is situated at the edge of the Singalila National Park in Darjeeling. The trekking along the Singalila Ridge to Sandakphu and Phalut is one of the most popular ones in the Eastern Himalayas. It is really a pleasure to have an experience of trekking in this part of the world. The temperatures fall to great depths creating the hardcore weather for trekking.
Trekking into Sandakphu starts from an altitude of more than thousand meters and gradually climbs up through forests of rhododendron, giant magnolias, and other trees of tropical region and more than five hundred varieties of orchids which are hard to find in the entire world. There is awesome view of snow clad mountains which add to the beauty of the place in a great deal. The best season for trekking in this region is autumn. People should have a brave, strong heart and immense physical power to have a trek in this dangerous region where a little mistake may cause their lives. It is a place where adventure reaches a highest peak through trekking. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Darjeeling itinerary 1 day.
- The trek is very tough. Children and people with respiratory problems should not attempt it.
- Suitable to visit in early morning.
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88.67% of people who visit Darjeeling include Sandakphu in their plan
06 AM - 07 AM
36.05% of people start their Sandakphu visit around 06 AM - 07 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Sandakphu
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sandakphu