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Chintaphu Trail Adventure

Darjeeling ,West Bengal,India

Chintaphu top
Mt. Kangchenjunga
Aahl View Point
Aahl View Point

Start Date : October 5th 2024

End Date : October 8th 2024

Trip Duration : 4 days 3 night

Trip Type : Moderate

Highlights :

  • Solar powered

Meetup point : Njp station

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About your trail

Embark on an exhilarating journey through the heart of the Himalayas with our Chintaphu Trail Adventure. This trek promises an immersive experience, leading you through enchanting landscapes and picturesque vistas. As you traverse this trail, each step unveils the natural beauty of Nepal, with its lush greenery, pristine mountains, and awe-inspiring panoramas. Our Chintaphu Trail Adventure is not just a trek; it's a captivating exploration of nature's wonders, promising an unforgettable adventure for those seeking the thrill of the mountains.

Trail Itinerary

  1. Njp To Maimajua

    Pickup at njp and move to pashupati market, pashupati market to maimajua

    Transport : Car

  2. Maimajua To Goruwaleybhanjang

    After breakfast trek to goruwaleybhanjang

    Transport : Trek

  3. Goruwaleybhanjang To Maimajua

    Early Morning Summit To Chintaphu trek then return back to maimajua stay at maimajua

    Transport : Trek

  4. Maimajua To Njp

    After breakfast drop off to njp

    Transport : Car

Trail includes and excludes

Includes:

Trail includes stay, food and transportation cost, Sightseeing  (Pick up from njp  & drop off Njp ).
 
Excludes:

On road food cost ,Train ticket fare, any food you order personally, any adventure activities, any park entry fees.

Get yourself ready for the trail

When embarking on the Chintaphu trek in January, it's crucial to be well-prepared for varying weather conditions and the challenges of high-altitude trekking. Here's a list of essential items to carry:

  1. Clothing:

    • Warm layers (thermal wear, fleece jackets)
    • Waterproof and windproof jacket
    • Insulated gloves and a hat
    • Waterproof pants
    • Comfortable trekking pants and shirts
    • Moisture-wicking base layers
    • Good quality hiking socks and waterproof boots
  2. Gear:

    • Backpack (large enough to carry essentials)
    • Sleeping bag suitable for cold temperatures
    • Trekking poles for stability
    • Headlamp or flashlight with extra batteries
    • Sunglasses with UV protection
  3. Protection from Elements:

    • Sunscreen with high SPF
    • Lip balm with SPF
    • Wide-brimmed hat or cap
    • Rain cover for your backpack
  4. Health and First Aid:

    • Personal medications
    • Basic first aid kit (bandages, antiseptic cream, pain relievers)
    • Water purification tablets or water filter
    • Diamox (for altitude sickness, if advised by a doctor)
  5. Miscellaneous:

    • Camera or smartphone for capturing memories
    • Power bank for electronic devices
    • Trekking permits and identification
    • Snacks and energy bars
    • Travel towel and toiletries
    • Trekking poles for stability
  6. Optional:

    • Gaiters for added protection
    • Binoculars for bird watching
    • Portable water bottle or hydration system

      
      
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  • 0-3 days 100% of the total booking amount (NO REFUND)
  • 4-6 days before trip day 50% of the total billing amount
  • 7-14 days before trip day 35% of the total billing amount
  • 15+ days before trip day 20% of the total billing amount
  • Trail FAQ

    How to reach NJP??
    -To reach NJP (New Jalpaiguri):

    By Train: Book a train ticket to NJP railway station from major Indian cities.

    By Air: Fly to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) and then take a taxi to NJP.

    By Road: Use road transportation to reach Siliguri, and from there, hire a taxi or take a bus to NJP.

    What is the best time to visit North Sikkim?
       - November is a good time to visit North Sikkim, offering pleasant weather and clear skies. However, be prepared for cold temperatures, especially at higher altitudes.

    Do I need any permits for visiting North Sikkim?
       - Yes, you'll need permits to visit restricted areas in North Sikkim. Your tour operator typically arranges these permits for you.

     What is the accommodation like in Lachen and Lachung?
       - Accommodations in Lachen and Lachung are often in homestays or basic guesthouses. These provide a rustic and authentic experience.

    Is there mobile network coverage in North Sikkim?
       - Mobile network coverage can be limited or unreliable in some areas of North Sikkim, especially at higher elevations. Be prepared for intermittent or no network connectivity.

    How should I prepare for the high altitudes in Gurudongmar and Zero Point?
       - Altitude sickness can be a concern at high elevations. It's essential to acclimatize properly, stay hydrated, and avoid strenuous activities. Consult a doctor if you have any health concerns.

    What kind of food is available on the trip?
       - Meals are usually provided as part of your package. Expect local Sikkimese cuisine, which includes dishes like momos, thukpa, and various curries. Special dietary requests can often be accommodated if you inform your tour operator in advance.

    Is it possible to customize the itinerary or add extra days?
       - Most tour operators offer some degree of customization. If you want to modify the itinerary or add extra days, discuss this with your tour operator during the booking process.

    What should I pack for the trip?
       - Refer to the earlier list of essential items to pack  North Sikkim, including warm clothing, rain gear, and necessary medications.

    How can I handle the change in weather conditions?
        - Be prepared for sudden weather changes by layering your clothing. Keep an eye on weather forecasts and listen to advice from your tour guide.

    What does the package include?
     -The package includes food, accommodation, sightseeing,  transportation (pick up and drop from station to station).( NJP - NJP) 

    What experiences are offered?
     -Guests can enjoy sightseeing during their stay. Additionally, you can create memories with a great deal of new acquaintances. The most priceless time is to hang out in the evening, when you can showcase your secret skills like singing, dancing, and playing games. The main opportunity for connections between individuals is evening hangout time. All that remains at the end is a bucket of pleasant memories.

    What is not included in the package?
     -The package excludes train tickets, any personal food expenses, any park entry fees. 

    Is the stay safe?
     -Yes, the stay is fully safe and secure.

    How can I book the package?
     -You can pay 50% of the package cost  and check availability through the website link provided.

    What is the cancellation policy?
     -You can cancel your booking at any time, but no cancellations are allowed within 2 days of the scheduled booking. For more details you can check our cancelletion policy.

    Can I reschedule my booking?
     -You can cancel your booking at any time, but no rescheduling is allowed within 2 days of the scheduled booking. For more details you can check our reschedule policy.

    Remember to communicate with your tour operator for specific details and any additional questions you may have. Proper preparation will help ensure a safe and enjoyable journey in Chintaphu.

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