December 10 | 8AM - December 17 | 9PM
International Youth Hostel Darjeeling
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Brief description of the program: We are pleased to inform you that like previous years YHAI is organizing National Himalayan Winter Trekking Expedition Sandakphu – Gurdum in Darjeeling Region at Eastern Himalaya from 10th December’2019 to 5th January’2020.Sandakphu, the world famous trekking paradise, from where you can enjoy the clear views of Himalayan Giants like Mount Everest (29036 ft.), Khangchendzonga (28170 ft), Lhotse (27940 ft), Nuptse (25791 ft), Makalu (27825 ft.), Kumbhakarna (25296 ft.) , Pandim (21953 ft.), Chomolhari (24036 ft) and many more upto Arunachal Pradesh.

How To Reach: 

The Base Camp is at International Youth Hostels Darjeeling, Chota Kakjhora, Near New Taxi Stand, 500mtr away only. Before Darjeeling Railway Station, Darjeeling is easily accessible from any part of India by Air, Rail or Road, The Railway Station is New Jalpaiguri (73 kms / 3 hours) and the Airport at Bagdogra ( 70 kms / 2.5 hours) being the links to the outside world. From there avail Bus/Jeep/Taxi services to reach International Youth Hostel, Darjeeling.

Day Wise schedule: 

# Day 1: Reporting at Base Camp, (6700 ft.) after 3 p.m.

# Day 2: Training/Acclimatization/ Orientation

# Day 3: Transfer to Dhotrey (8500 ft.) by Jeep. Trek to Tumling (10000 ft.) 7 KM.

# Day 4: Trek to Kalipokhri (10196 ft.) 13 KM.

# Day 5:  Trek to Sandakphu (11941 ft ) 6 KM.

# Day 6: Trek to Gurdum (9514 ft) 14 KM (fully decending)

# Day 7: Trek to Rimbik (7498 ft .) via Sirikhola (3572 ft), 11 KM. Certificate Distribution and Recreation Activity followed by Dinner.

# Day 8: Transfer by Jeep to Darjeeling Base Camp (52KM.)and check out 


Note- Participants are requested to report at base camp by before 7 p.m.


Total round Trekking Route- 51 km.(approx.)


Note : Route and Schedule of the programme may change without prior notice based on the local condition.


*IMPORTANT: Please read all the instructions regarding the programme carefully before booking the same (including cancellation policy).

Cancellation Policy: 


Seat once booked may not be re-scheduled or transferred.


There is no refund applicable for the all the program bookings done after 20th Nov, 2019.


Any unforeseen event/ strike or natural calamity/ unfit medical condition will not be considered as a cause of cancellation.


Refund may be given after completion of the programs 30 to 45 working days.


International Youth Hostel Darjeeling

Opposite New Taxi Stand & Multi level parking, Just 300 Mtr. Before Of Darjeeling Railway Station on Main Road, Chota Kakjhora, Darjeeling- 734101, Limbugaon, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101

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