1 Day
Magnificent view of Kanchenjunga Mass is visible over the undulating slopes of green hills. Tonglu is a miniature form of Sandakphu as far as the view of snow ranges is concerned. Watching the sunrise over the snow ranges from the trekkers’ hut during Darjeeling Day hike to Tonglu is a memorable experience.

Darjeeling Day hike to Tonglu, A small village nestled between Maneybhanjyang and Sandakphu in Darjeeling District, Tonglu can perfectly satisfy all your trekking fantasies, while you explore the soul of the mountains. Tonglu stands proudly at an altitude of 3036 m and is one of the highest peaks of the Singalila Ridge. The small settlement inside the Singalila National Park encloses you with a warm feeling while you enjoy the majestic view of the snow covered peaks.

Tonglu promises a delightful treat of Trek through the forests in the Eastern Himalayas with a tranquil panoramic view of the snow-covered peaks such as the Kanchenjunga, Pandim and Makalu, finally embracing you with a quaint trekkers’ hut with a pacific ambience.

Tonglu usually serves as a night halt for the trekkers on their way to Sandakphu, and the trekkers’ hut there embeds within itself tons of surprises for the trekkers. Wake up to watch the morning sun pour down the mountains, while the chilling cold air plays with your nostrils, and it all happens at Tonglu.

07.00 am – Drive to Dhotrey

09.30 am – Reach Dhotrey & Break fast

10.00 am – Start Hike to Tonglu

12.00 pm – Reach Tonglu

12.30 pm To 01.30 pm – Lunch

02.30 pm – Descend Down to Maneybhanjyang

04.00 pm – Reach Maneybhanjyang / Leave for Darjeeling (Vehicle)

06.30 pm – Reach Darjeeling (Darjeeling day hike ends)

  • Historical Monastery
  • International Border
  • Dense Forest
  • Village Trek

  • Expenses of Personal : Telephone, Alcohols, Cold Drinks, Entry fee of places and Personal Insurance
  • Covers immediate medical facilities
  • Extra expenses due to unforeseen circumstances like landslide, strike, accidents, natural calamities, ropeway and tips etc

  • Trekking
  • Darjeeling Sight seeing

  • 11 kms Trek
  • 23 kms Drive

  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Guide
  • Entry fees

Additional information

RouteManeybhanjyang – Tonglu

Darjeeling Treks Booking Form

Q1. Are you a licensed trekking agency ?
Yes, we are a licensed trekking agency. We have been organizing tours, treks and expeditions for our valued clients for more than eleven years.

Q2. Can your guides speak English ?
Our guide and his assistants speak reasonable amount of English, good enough to explain you about the places, local culture or any sight that catches your eyes.

Q3. Do you arrange private darjeeling day hike to tonglu ?
Yes, we do arrange private darjeeling day hike. If you would like to travel independently, or with your friends, families & colleagues you are invited to choose any of the trips at your convenient timeframe for any number of people (minimum 1 & maximum 100 at a time). Cost for private trip is fixed on the basis of group size, trek area, duration and trek style, and is negotiable. We also arrange TREKS FOR SINGLE WOMAN. If none of your friends are wanting to go for this trip you can still be able to make your preferred trip with us. There is absolutely nothing to worry about making it solo trip. We assign local guide, porters etc who you can trust your life with.

Q4. How difficult are darjeeling day hike to tonglu?
Darjeeling day hike to tonglu is not very much tough since most of the part is downhill trek,

Q5. When is the best season for Darjeeling day hike to tonglu ?
In India We have main two seasons for trekking. The best months are September, October & November during the Autumn season and March, April & May during the spring season are consider as the best seasons for attempting trekking, although we do have some departures during some other months as well because we would like to offer some opportunities for some people who cannot make their holidays during the best months. The best months has been defined due to their nature of best visibility and best weather condition other then.

Q6. What is the general duration of Darjeeling day hike to tonglu ?
The duration of the Darjeeling day hike to tonglu is around 10hrs , if we start from Darjeeling by 7 am , we will be back by 5pm

Q7. What are the sources of drinking water supply during Tonglu day hike ?
During Darjeeling day hike to tonglu you will get shops in the way were you can buy mineral water, during Llunch we provide boil or mineral water.

Q8. What kind of luggage should I bring ?
since Darjeeling day hike to tonglu is a day event so you don’t have to carry much items, still a bag with water bottle and jackets are fine.

Q9. What should I pack for Darjeeling day hike to tonglu ?
You dont have to carry anything for 1 day hike to tonglu, just get a bag with jacket .

Q10. What type of food is served during day hike ?
During day hike to tonglu Indian food will be served,Usually we take our lunch in tumling and breakfast in maneybhanjyang.

Q11. Do you provide any equipment while day hike to tonglu?
No equipment is needed during one day hike to tonglu,we will provide you walking sticks.

Q12. Is there electricity during Darjeeling day hike to tonglu ?
Yes electricity is there in some places during darjeeling day hike to tonglu.

Q13. How safe travelling alone women with your company ?
We ensure all safety and security for individual woman travelers while with us, we are more responsible for these kinds of issues. So we have trained our guide’s staffs, the way our clients want. We have been organizing private treks, tours to solo women travelers since our establishment, we have trained our guides especially on this regards so do not hesitate to join us. We assure you our great safety during your trip with us. We can also Provide Lady Guide if asked.

Q14. What about security during Darjeeling day hike ?
Security of our clients is the foremost important for us. All our guides and other support crew are carefully chosen for your trips. Our guides hold licenses issued by the India Government. They are very honest and reliable.

Q15. What problems can arise on altitude ?
Our itinerary specially tailored considering with a high degree of minimization of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). Normally, altitude sickness stars from 3,600 meters/11,808 feet and there is no problem below this standard. During your trip this is a best solution go slowly with body acclimatization. Consider in the higher altitude there is less oxygen in the air. Suppose, crossing high passes more than 5,000 meters/ 16,400 feet, there is 50% less oxygen than at sea level. Your body needs many days to acclimatization during the travel in high Himalaya.

Q16. What are the Preventive facilities of Altitude Illness ?
Altitude illness, AMS is a very unpredictable condition, but all of our guides are very experienced with the symptoms and treatment of AMS. Every time our guides are ready to help you. We do, however, strongly advise people with known heart, lungs or blood diseases to consult their doctor before trekking.

Q17. Are your staffs equipped/trained & insured ?
Yes! Our guides and porters are fully equipped. Actually we are working in a team. We all are boss and we all are workers. Most of our staffs are trained mountaineers who are certified by various mountaineering institute of India, Some have experience of Working in trekking field for more then two decades making our Company a team of Qualified and Experienced Trekkers. We provide one of the best informative guides for your holidays who can explain about Culture, Geography, Eco system, Plants and History. Some are multi lingual also.

Q18. Is tipping included and if not, how much should I budget ?
Tips are appreciated by your support team after the trip. The amount depends on your budget and appreciation of their work. Some trekkers give 10% of the total tour cost as tips.

Q19. Does your company arrange domestic and international flight and other services ?
Yes, we can arrange all kind of flight tickets and services. Additional help will be provided for you to the different activities like river rafting, city guided tour, Paragliding, jungle safari etc according to your interest and requirements.

Q20. Can we change the itinerary of Darjeeling day hike to tonglu ?
Depending on the prevailing situation, you can modify it to some extent after consulting with your guide. However there is not much we can customised on darjeeling day hike.

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