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Singalila jeep safari ! Are you coming to Darjeeling for vacation?? Staying in Darjeeling surrounded by lots of crowded tourist with lots of pollution and noise, no this is not a vacation we think you wanted. We think vacation for everyone means being closer to mountain, nature and enjoy the cool breeze coming from high mountains with friends and family, enjoying evening dinner with local villagers and get to see the most beautiful views of mountains.
Singalila jeep safari in Darjeeling or better you can call it an off road land rover safari to Sandakphu (3636 meters) the Highest point of West Bengal can be done, Sandakphu which lies in singalila national park is the highest point of West Bengal, situated at the height of 3636 meters gives you the best panoramic view of Nepal and Sikkim Himalayas. Peaks like Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse can be seen for sandakphu and phalut. This trip is a totally off road driving, giving your ride inside the national park, One can even get lucky sometimes to see animals like Red panda, Black bears etc on the way.
Any age of tourist can go to Singalila jeep safari as no physical fitness is needed, The trip, which is perfect for those who are on vacation with friends and family. This trip gives you a true meaning of vacation where you will get an adventure, will be closer to nature and mountains, the panoramic and close mountain view which you cannot get from any place of Darjeeling and Sikkim. We Highly Recommend you to visit singalila national park and stay less in town areas of Darjeeling and Sikkim and enjoy a lifetime vacation.

  • Easy terrain
  • Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Rhododendron Trees
  • Unique landscape
  • Border Nepal and India
  • Best Sunrise View
  • View of High altitude Peaks like Kanchenjunga, Everest, Makalu etc
  • Highest Point of West Bengal State
  • Local Gorkha Village

  • The weather will be harsh with temperature going below zero degree. What will make living terrible will be the constant strong wind which will make the feel temperature even lower.
  • Medicines are Vomit, Fever, Body pain, Rashes, Dizziness
  • Power bank as there would be no electricity

  • Transportation (Landrover)
  • Accommodation in Lodges
  • Guide
  • Entry Fees , Permits

common-icon   Guidelines

  • You are advised to bring a pair of shoes and a windproof jacket.
  • You need to be in good health to join the activity hence a thorough medical checkup is advised prior to participating.

common-icon   What should I wear?

  • Two woolen sweater along with one wind sheeter. Couple of extra layering in terms of full shirt will add extra protection
  • Wear a loose pant which can accommodate few layers inside in terms of thermal and other skin tights
  • Ear Plug, Cap, muffler and gloves
  • Closed shoes, preferably lace up shoes like sports shoes (required)
  • Sun cream, hat and sunglasses (recommended)

common-icon   Facts

  • Route : Maneybhanjyang to Sandakphu & Phalut
  • Trek Grade : Moderate
  • No. of Trek days : 2 Nights / 3 Days
  • Highest Altitude : 3636 m / 12000 ft
  • Best Season : Feb to May and October to January.[spacer height=”20px”]

common-icon   Where do we meet?

Well it depends, if your hotel is located in Darjeeling Town then we can pick you up from the hotel or you may come to our office located at H. D. Lama Road, Near Vodafone Office, Darjeeling.

Additional information

GradeModerate
Day 01 – Darjeeling – Maneybhanjyang – Sandakphu (3636 meters) 4/ 5 hrs drive
After breakfast, we will pick you from your hotel and drive you to maneybhanjyang , a small town which lies in border of Indian and Nepal. In maneybhanjyang after staying for some time, we will drive to sandakphu in 4 wheeler landrover vehicle. The trail is off-road drive and gives you an adventure drive till the top. The route gives you ride inside dense forest and if you are lucky you will be able to see rare animals like red panda , black bear etc . This route is also rich in Primulae species, Inpatients falcifer, Owl-eyed Impatiens, Sorbus, Pyrus, Enkaithus and Roscoea alpina. During the drive, we will have lunch in kalapokhri 3186 m ( Black pond) .After reaching Sandakphu(3636 mts), we will rest for some time and later we will go for sunset in evening.
Overnight in Sandakphu
Day 02 – Sandakphu to Phalut Drive (3600 meters) 4/5 hrs drive
We wake early morning for sunrise and after breakfast we will resume our drive from Sandakphu to Phalut at 3600 meters , It is one of the loftiest peaks in the Singalila Range and is situated at 80 kms .The stretch from Sandakphu to Phalut is the most spectacular of the trek. The burned silver fir forest makes most of the beautiful sight .After drive of few hours from Sandakphu, you will come across a stone house with blown off roof on the top of a small ridge. The place is known as Sabargram and is 14 km from Sandakphu. Halt at Phalut. Halt overnight at camp.
Day 03 – Sandakphu to Maneybhanjyang – Maneybhanjyang to Darjeeling 5/ 6 hrs drive
In mountains, weather is most time clear in morning so We wake again early morning for sunrise and view of mountains then later after breakfast we will drive back to Darjeeling via the same route of sandakphu and maneybhanjyang. Around 4 pm, we will be back to Darjeeling.
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What do you mean by Singalila jeep safari??

Singalila jeep safari is a 4 wheeler off road drive which takes you to singalila national park and sandakphu.

From where does our Landrover safari starts??

We start our Singalila jeep safari from maneybhanjyang.

How many Person can ride in 1 landrover?

6 Person can ride in 1 landrover.

How  fit do we need to be of this trip??

Normally you don’t have to do any physical activity during trip so fitness is not much a issue.

How suitable is singalila jeep safari trip for Family??

Trip to Sandakphu and phalut with family is always fun , view from sandakphu of Himalayan range is something  that one must experience. Cozy accommodation facilities throughout route makes the trip enjoyable.

How good or bad are the road / driving conditions, and what about the driver which accompanies us ?

Drive to Sandakphu is a total off road drive, Although  these roads are repaired to be motorable, but still there will be stretches where the tar will not be visible, The driver accompanying you are experienced one’s and have required skill sets to drive safely.

What kind of lodges are we going to be put up? Would they be neat for the price being charged?

The lodges  would be standard category. Standard here refers to a well furnished, clean and hygenic and food is of good quality. We don’t compromise on boarding and lodging and ensure that the lodges meet the set criteria.

What if the road is cut off or blocked? What should we do?

There is nothing to panic. We shall provide you with information on how the condition of road is on the day of travel to these high altitude places. If the road is blocked, we shall work out a different itinerary to ensure that you enjoy the holidays stress free and without hassles.

Can we get children on board?

Children above 6-8 years are certainly welcome and they would certainly enjoy the nature.

What kind of food is available in these high altitude places for eating?

Most of these places, the religion is Buddhist and follow Tibetan culture. In sandakphu area you get Rice, Roti, Sabz, Daal , it would also be a good idea to try Tibetan food like momo and noodles.

Still have Questions?

You can email us at offroad.darjeeling@gmail.com and find more details about paragliding in Darjeeling.

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View from Sandakphu
Mount Everest View from Sandakphu
Landrover ride to Sandakphu
Sandakphu Landrover Safari
Landrover Safari in Singalila National Park
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Sandakphu Jeep Safari
Phalut Trekkers Hut