Darjeeling Tonglu Day Trek is the perfect choice or those adventure seekers who are short on time in Darjeeling. This trek offers you the chance to view the incredible peaks of the world’s highest mountains from Mt. Everest all the way to the Mt. Lhotse peaks of Bhutan. An added bonus is you get to view this beauty from Nepal. It really is the ultimate package. Where else can you pack so much into one day? Serenity, outdoor activity, cultural immersion, mouthwatering cuisine and natural beauty.
You will get picked up directly from your hotel at Darjeeling early in the morning to reach Dhotrey (8500 feet). The drive is for 2.5 hrs. Upon reaching Manebhanjang you will register at the border control.
The ascent begins from Dhotrey through the the colorful rhododendrons and the dense forests flowers to Tonglu (10,130 feet), Tonglu is a famous spot to view the some of the world’s highest peaks including Mt. Everest and the mighty Mt. Kanchenjunga. On a clear day the views can still be extraordinary by early afternoon. Bring your camera, because you might never get such dramatic mountain views like this again! Descend through a pleasant trail, teeming with herbs and small plants, until Tumling (9,600 feet), about 2km away. Again, get stunning views of the majestic Kanchenjunga peak. At a family run guesthouse you will get a hearty lunch of local dishes. The descent will take you through quaint Buddhist villages to Meghma and the outskirts of the Singalila National Park. You will visit a Buddhist Monastery and weave through many off road paths where you can immerse yourself in the peaceful environment and the blossoming flora and fauna. You will reach Chitrey in the evening, which is about 9 km from Tumling and the jeep will be waiting to take you on the 1.5hr drive back to Darjeeling.
* All necessary permits and any charges for carrying still video cameras.
* All expenses for guide.
* Any hot drinks like tea, coffee and two bottle of mineral water each person .
* Meals Breakfast and lunch meals will be provided Indian and Nepali local food.
* Professional and highly experienced English speaking local mountain guides.
* Private tourist vehicle for transfers.
* Tips for guide and driver.
* Your travel insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses.
Duration: 1 day
Trek Level: easy to moderate
Best Season: March to May & Sept. to Dec
Max Altitude: 3010 M