Total Trekking Distance: 54kms Highest Altitude: 3600mts / 11,811ft
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The Singalila Experience is a complete package that gives you a taste of varied outdoor experiences like wildlife spotting, cultural experiences, and hiking through some amazing jungle trails with big mountain views! You can see 4 out of 5 highest peaks of the world – Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and Makalu. You also get an opportunity to trek through the beautiful Singalila National Park & if you’re lucky, you might just spot a Red Panda!

Apart from this, it boasts of being a tea house trek!

Tea house treks offer a unique blend of adventure and cultural immersion, where each day brings new experiences and warm hospitality. Here are a few things that you can expect from the stays.

Authentic Home Stays –
Step into the welcoming embrace of local families as you reside in traditional home stays along the trekking route. These charming tea houses open their doors to weary trekkers, offering cozy, clean accommodations that reflect the warmth of local culture. From comfortable rooms to shared common areas, each tea house is a haven after a day of exploration.

Cosy Comfort Amid Nature –
While our tea houses may not have in-room heating, fear not! Our blankets provide snug warmth to ensure a comfortable night’s rest. During the colder seasons, some common areas boast heating arrangements, while the starlit nights see campfires ablaze, creating a magical ambiance for sharing stories and forging connections.

Facilities Tailored for Your Comfort –
Most tea houses feature attached western-style toilets, ensuring a level of convenience during your trek. As part of the adventure, the trekker hut in Phalut offers shared Indian-style washrooms, adding a unique touch to your experience.

About the area:
Sikkim-Darjeeling belt is one of the most laid back places in the Himalayas! The Gorkhas and Sherpas that reside here are an extremely welcoming and fun loving community. The language commonly spoken here is Nepali. One of the highlights of your trip would be the interaction with the locals and to be able to get a flavour of their culture!

Expected weather:
Afternoons: up to 5-6 degrees Celsius in  Phalut
Nights: around -2 degrees Celsius in Phalut.
Chances of rain/hail – less likely;
Snow on trail – likely

How are we making your experience better?

  • Our trip leaders are certified Wilderness First Responders and are capable of handling medical emergencies in the wilderness.
  • Our guides are trained naturalists and love sharing information about the local flora and fauna and also the culture.
  • For this trek, we have handpicked homestays for you with a special focus to provide you with rich cultural experience and an extremely comfortable stay.


Day 1: Pick up from Siliguri/ Bagdogra Airport.
Drive to Rimbick base village.
Distance: 119kms; Time: 6hrs
Overnight at tea house in Upper Rimmbick

Day 2: Trek from Upper Rimmbick to Timbure (1900m)
Distance: 8kms; Time: 4-5hrs
Overnight at tea house in Timbure
Easy trek day

Day 3: Trek from Timbure to Rammam (2350m)
Distance: 9kms; Time: 5-6hrs
Overnight at tea house in Rammam
Easy trek day

Day 4: Trek from Rammam to Gorkhey (2346m) 
Distance: 8kms; Time: 5-6hrs
Overnight at tea house in Gorkhey
Easy trek day with 1 ascend and a descend

Day 5: Trek from Gorkhey to Phalut (3600m)
Distance: 12 kms; Time: 7hrs
Overnight at trekker hut in Phalut
Difficult trek day

Day 6: Trek from Phalut to Rammam (2350 m) via Molley
Distance: 17kms; Time: 8hrs
Overnight at tea house in Rammam
Long trek day with descends

Day 7: Drive from Rammam to Darjeeling or Bagdogra
Distance: 119kms; Time: 6hrs
Trek ends on reaching Darjeeling or Bagdogra



  • Pick up from airport to Base village, and drop to Darjeeling / Bagdogra, in Tata Sumo or similar vehicle.
  • All meals starting from evening tea on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 7.
  • Stay and lodging in Tea houses all thorough out the trek on double and triple sharing basis.
  • Permissions, forest entry charges and guide and expertise charges.
  • First aid and medical assistance on the trek. (We carry a first aid kit and oxygen cylinder on all our treks.)





  • 5% GST
  • Porterage – Trekkers can either opt for carrying their own rucksack or offloading it to a porter. Offloading of rucksack will cost additionally.
  • Travel till Siliguri/Bagdogra & back.
  • Meals or drinks purchased by participants during the travel or trek. (e.g: biscuits, fruits, etc.)
  • Rentals for personal gear.(You’re expected to bring your own personal gear)
  • Trek Insurance (We can connect interested participants to an Insurance provider)


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  • Start
    Group (Min-Max)
  • Start Saturday Nov 2, 2024
    End Saturday Nov 9, 2024
    1 - 12 Pax
    Available Seats: 12

    ( 1 - 12 Pax ) 32,000.00 /

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Plan to arrive on Day 1 at Bagdogra airport by 10am latest, alternately you could arrive on the day before and we could arrange a pick up from Siliguri. Plan your departure on day 8 (the day after the trek ends).

We will be staying at tea houses and trekker huts for the entire duration of the trek on twin or triple sharing basis. These arrangements are cosy, clean and serve delicious homemade meals.

Most tea houses have attached western style toilets. Only the trekker hut in Phalut will have Indian style washrooms on shared basis.

Some tea houses will have electric points to charge your phones and cameras. Some may charge for the usage of electric points for charging. This will be an additional cost borne by the trekker.

No, the tea houses will not have heating facilities in the room. For sleeping, the tea houses have blankets which serve well for keeping warm. The common area of the tea houses may have heating arrangements during cold season. Additionally we light a campfire in a few camps too!

1. Good Sturdy Backpack: Prefer a trekking pack over a backpacking one. The size of the backpack depends upon the participant. Normally for a 7-9 day trek a 50-60 litre pack should suffice. 2. Shoes: Any Waterproof trek (not hike) shoe would be ideal. 3. Socks: 3 pair cottons and 3 pairs of woolens. 4. Trek pants (Ideally Water Resistant): Get two quick dry summer trek pants .On summit climb or a major altitude gain day you can replace one dry fit trek pant with Shell trekking pants. If you don’t have a trek pants you can replace it with Gym Track pants. 5. T shirt/Base layer: Get 3 T shirts/trekking base layer on the trek, one of which should be thick and full sleeve. Avoid cotton and prefer dry fit. 6. Fleece/ Sweater/Good quality Hoodie: Get 1 fleece jacket or sweater . Fleece is preferred over sweater or hoodie as it is lightweight and easy to carry. Sweaters and Jackets can be heavier than Fleece for the warmth they offer. 7. Down/ Padded Jacket – Down/Padded jacket (Upto -5 degrees ). If you don’t want to get a padded/Down jacket, get two fleece. Cotton track pants for camp – These are specifically for cold evenings at the campsite.This can be ignored if you are comfortable wearing your trekking pants in the camp. 8. Thermals : 1 pair. We wear thermals only upon reaching the campsite not while trekking. 9. Windproof Jacket: All rain proof can be used as Wind proofs. Required as an additional layer during trekking in windy conditions. Avoid if you have a rain proof jacket. 10. Rainwear: Option A – Rain set – One Waterproof jacket (3000 mm waterproofing), Rain proof pants and Bag cover Option two – Poncho that covers your body and bag completely. We ideally recommend Option 1 as poncho makes trekking difficult. 11. Woolen Cap/ Balaclava: (1) To cover your ears, head and neck.Get one woolen cap and one neck warmer or balaclava. 12. Neck Warmer/ Scarf (1): For evenings. Avoid if you are comfortable using a Balaclava. 13. Gloves: 2 gloves out of which 1 can be water proof and one woollen. The waterproof one has to ideally be padded and a size larger than you normally use. This is so that you can wear both your gloves together if required. 14. Suncap – 1 15. Sunglasses – 1 16. Toiletries – Also include sunscreen, moisturizer and lip-cream 17. Headlamp/Torch -1. Preferably headlamp. 18. Two water bottles (1 litre each) – One can be a thermos Flask. One can also get a hydration pack. 19. Camp shoes/Flip flops for camp Plastic covers for inside the backpack to keep your clothes dry 20. Daypack – Required if you have a summit days climb. Preferably one that can be compressed. 21. Documents: 2 passport sized photograph, Address and Photo proof (Driving License or Aadhaar card), Doctor’s Medical certificate saying that you are fit for the trek. We reserve the right to not take you on the trek if you fail to produce this. 22. Trekking pole

5-6 kms slow jog OR 20 kms cycling. Pace is not important, consistency is important (non-stop jogging/running/cycling);;;;;;;Squats 25-30 x 3, Lunges 25-30 x 3, Calf raises 25-30 x 3;;;;;;;;;;;Climbing stairs 10-15 floors with bagpack

Yes! Trekkers unable to carry their rucksack can opt for a porterage service. The charges for this are not included in the trek price.

A certified trek leader and a guide will accompany a group of 5 during the trek. If the number of participants increase we will increase our support staff accordingly. We would be maintaining a trekker to staff ratio of 3:1.

The common perception is that alcohol makes you feel warmer, however it also dehydrates you & dehydration can be dangerous while trekking. Hence consumption of alcohol should be avoided. Smoking in camps is not allowed. Smokers can smoke away from the camp and should not be smelling of smoke once they return.

In case of cancellation If you cancel – – 60 days before the trip: we can process a complete refund minus minimum processing charges. – between 30-45 days before the trip: you will be refunded 50% of the trek fee. – within 30 days before trek starts: No refund. – and your spot is replaced in a full batch: we will process a complete refund after canceling minute operational charges. (For fixed departures only);;;;; Covid cancellation policy- 15 days before the start date of the trek – 100% refund or Wandering Boots Adventures voucher. 7 days before the start date of the trek – 50% refund or Wandering Boots Adventure voucher.