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Which month is best for Sandakphu?

Which month is best for Sandakphu?

1. It is an all season trek and the view will be different, like in autumn, one can get the rhododendron through out the trek. Oct to Dec will be the best season because 90% chances that the sky will be clear and people will get the view of all the peaks.

How much does Sandakphu trek cost?

around INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 per person
Sandakphu trek can cost you around INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 per person.

Why is Sandakphu famous?

Sandakphu offers a breathtaking view of four of the world’s five highest peaks – Everest, Kanchenjunga makalu & Lhotse that forms a continuous snow – clad arc. There’s also more than 600 varieties of orchids, the most to be fourd in a single geographical area.

Is Sandakphu worth visiting?

Overall it is nice experience to walk through clouds and forest with nice wild flowers, a nice clean night sky with full stars which has become rear now a days. Full range of kanchanjungha and part of Everest visible but only if weather permits.

Does Sandakphu have snow?

On December 13, 2019, Sandakphu received the first snowfall of the winter season, which raised expectation of snowfall in the Hills town. Tamang said even places 8km above Maneybhanjang, which is the gateway to Sandakphu, had received snowfall. “Most of the areas surrounding Sandakphu are receiving bouts of snowfall.

When can I see snow in Sandakphu?

Sandakphu Weather and Temperature During Winters The region starts experiencing fresh snowfall towards the end of the month of December. The snow gradually begins to form a white layer on the ground and by the month of January, the entire area gets covered with thick snow.

Can I trek Sandakphu without guide?

You can go for this trek without going through a tour operator but in that case you have to make sure you have booked the trekkers huts/ guest houses well in advance or you are carrying your camping equipments with you. You can hire a guide from the base which is Maneybhanjan.

Is Sandakphu trek difficult?

The trek to Sandakphu is a moderate level trek and can be achieved in 6. The high altitude of 12,000 ft can be achieved easily. However, it is moderately ranked as external conditions could make the trek challenging.

Is Mt Everest visible from Sandakphu?

The golden point of Sandakphu is the magnificent 180 degree view of snow capped mountain. From left to right you can see – Lhotse, Mt Everest, Makalu, three sisters, Kumbhakarna, Kanchanjunga, north Kabru, south kabru, black kabru, Sabru, Kabru dome and Pandim.

Can Everest be seen from Sandakphu?

Four of the five highest peaks in the world, Everest, Kangchenjunga, Lhotse and Makalu can be seen from its summit. It also affords a pristine view of the entire Kangchenjunga Range.

Can we reach Sandakphu by car?

Sandakphu by Car: It will take you around 3.5- 4 hours to reach Manebhanjan from New Jalpaiguri railway station or from Bagdogra airport with a few stopovers. Manebhanjan is around 85kms away from New Jalpaiguri town. Manebhanjan is a small town where the trekking or car journey starts towards Sandakphu.

Can kids go to Sandakphu?

6 answers. Sandakphu (3636 m) falls in High altitude zone. It’s not advisable to come here with a baby of such age. over a year ago.