Sandakhphu trek, It is located at the height of 11,941 ft. of West Bengal in Darjeeling. This trek is also known as “Trekkers Wonderland”. Your journey of this trek will start as you reach New Jalpaiguri railway station or Bagdogra airport and after that reach the starting point of trek Manebhanjan.
The way of a trek to Sandakphu trek drives sideways the Singalila ranges, that’s why it is recognized as Singalila trek. During this trek, you will witness the view of Three sisters along with other well-known peaks and some hills of Sikkim, Bhutan, Tibet, and Nepal in a row. The beauty just not end here, as you move high you will get to see sky-touching peaks and a group of Kanchenjunga.
Sandakphu Trek is the best option for first-timer and immature trekkers which takes you to unexplored and not so known parts of Nepal and Sikkim. This trail line is the highest in West Bengal. And its route follows the border of Nepal and India. Trekkers can also visit Singalila National Park where you will find species like a red panda. Forests are full of Magnolia and Rhododendrons because of which during spring, the forest turns white, pink, and red. You will find many local people staying there along the route of the Sandakphu Phalut trek. The trek is somewhere moderate and somewhere hard giving a balance experience to the hikers. While going towards Tumling you may also get a view of the great Mt. Everest if the weather is clear. The last part of the trek is very hard due to the fast gain in height and also very rewarding because after reaching the summit point you will get to see a magnificent view.
The best time to go on a trek to Sandakphu is from April to June and October to January. The person should be a minimum 12-year-old to do this trek.