Gurdum Backpackers' Camp

Mountain Camps | Forest Camps |

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you are climbing it.”

--- Andy Rooney

If you’re one with a similar pattern of thoughts and love to reward yourself with the picturesque view of the azure embraced by the cloud-covered peaks after a hard yet successful climb along the rocky slopes, Izifiso lets you enrich your trekking experiences even more with its recommended sites to halt at and enjoy while you’re toiling at your favourite trekking routes. Gurdum, Darjeeling is waiting to host you this time, and Izifiso is the friend who’s taking you there!

If you’re a passionate mountain-climber, you’re definitely familiar with the Sandakphu trek, one of the most popularly taken trekking routes by thousands of tourists every year. Along this route lies a small, sleepy hamlet called Gurdum bordered by the lush conifers and rhododendrons of the Singalila National Park. Embraced by mountainous beauty and supported by a view of the Darjeeling citylights below it, Gurdum is also your destination if your heart loves clear, starry nights. At Izifiso’s recommended camping sites, stay comfortably, enjoy warm bonfires in the cold nights with mouth-watering food for company. Book now!


NEAREST RAILWAY STATION : New Jalpaiguri (90kms)
NEAREST BUSSTAND : Tenzing Norgay  (83kms)

Long treks 
Day hikes 
River Treks 

Cabin (1300/-) :  3 people per cabin, Common toilet 
Friends Stay(1400): 6 people per room(ground floor), Attach toilet
Family Stay (1350/-):  4 people per room(top floor), Attach toilet 
Family Stay (1300/-):  4 people per room(top floor), Common toilet 
Adventure tent(1200/-):  2 people per room, common toilet 
Driver Stay (1000/-): Only for drivers
Children : 0-4 yrs Free   
                 5-10 yrs 800/-

11:00 A.M: Check-in & Accommodation allotment 
                  Welcome Drinks (Nimbu Pani )
01:30 P.M : Lunch (Rice, Dal, Brinjal fry, Vegetable Curry, Egg Curry)
06:00 P.M : Evening Snacks (Pakora, Puffed Rice, Tea)
09:00 P.M : Dinner (Rice / Roti, Vegetable Curry, Chicken Curry)
10:00 P.M: Main Gate closing time. 
(Next Day)
08:00 A.M : Breakfast (Puri, Vegetable Curry, Boiled Egg, Tea)
10:00 A.M : Check-out 

  • Western Toilet
  • Free campfire
  • Electricity
  • Paid Parking
  • Paid hot water
  • Paid Guide
  • Trek / Hike
  • Car booking facility
Cancellation Policy


  • On trip day NO REFUND
  • 1 - 6 days before trip day 700.00/- per head per day
  • 7 - 15 days before trip day 500.00/- per head per day
  • 16 + days before trip day 400.00/- per head per day
  • Reschedule

  • On trip day NO REFUND
  • 1 - 6 days before trip day 500.00/- per head per day
  • 7 - 15 days before trip day 250.00/- per head per day
  • 16 - 31 days before trip day 200.00/- per head per day
  • 32 + days before trip day 100.00/- per head per day
  • F.A.Q

    1. How to reach the campsite?
    You can reach the campsite by reserving a car from NJP which will cost you around 4300/- for a Tata SUV or similar or you can take share cars from Darjeeling More. The route will be Darjeeling More - Ghum - Sukhiya Pokhri - Manebhanjan - Gurdum. Share cars for Rimbik will drop you directly to Gurdum.
    2. What are the staying option available at the campsite?
    Homestay, tent, and cabin are available at Gurdum. 
    3. What we will get at this price?
    Accommodation, Food is included in the package but you can order Chicken Barbeque and other foods at the campsite depending upon availability. 
    4. Facilities available at the campsite?
    Running water and western toilets. Car pickup-drop and Guide facilities on request are available at the campsite. 
    5. Safety at your campsite?
    As local people run our camps, we can assume they are the best person to provide safety. 
    6. Alcohol consumption?
    Gurdum is an adventurous campsite providing experiences very close to nature. As alcohol consumption is injurious to health, we strongly discourage the drinking of alcohol in the campsite.
    7. What are the nearby places we can visit during our stay?
    As Every part of Himalaya is worth taking a photo still we can name a few like - Chitrey, Sandakphu, Tonglu, Tumling, Darjeeling are very nearby to Gurdum. 
    9. How to book the campsite?
    You can book directly from our website checking availability on your planned date and clicking on the book now button. Check this video for reference. 
    10 . How can I cancel or change trip dates?
    You can cancel your booking anytime from your profile page at our site. Check the video for reference. Please also check the policy before canceling your trip. 





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