Trek to SandakphuTrekking is the best option to reach many of the destinations of North-Bengal. Naturebeyond is highly experienced in organizing treks for small as well as large groups of Indian and foreign guests.
The most common trek is to Sandakphu. The trek passes through the Singalila range (habitat of red panda). Sandakphu is the highest point in West Bengal and a unique place from where one can view both the Kanchenjunga and the Everest range of mountains simultaneously.
There are a large number of other options some of which are briefed below.
1. Sewak-Loleygaon trek - A low altitude trek in the Kalimpong Himalaya that begins on the bank of River Tista and ends at the famous tourist destination of Loleygaon. Duration 3-7 days.
A village on the trek route2. Neora Valley trek - The Neora valley national park is famous for its virgin forests. Trekking inside the core area of the forest is restricted. The periphery of the forest also makes for an interesting trek. One entry point is Lava near Kalimpong. The other major entry points are Samsing and Todey.
3. Darjeeling-Tista - The Hill cart road connecting the Hills with plains and the Sikkim-Bengal highway, run almost parallel to one another. At any point, the distance between the two arterial roads of the hills is about 8-15 km. This patch of hills provides some of the best treks.
4. West Dooars treks - There are a number of trek possibilities in this region including a trek to Rupam valley in Bhutan, trek to Buxa fort and Suntalekhola, trek in the Bhutanghat region, trek in the Moraghat or Chilapata forests etc.