Trekking in West Bengal For A Thrilling Bengal Adventure

Trekking in West Bengal

Trekking in West Bengal is an exciting and thrilling adventure of a lifetime. The wide array of national parks in West Bengal allows a multiple of trekking options for the adrenaline junkies.

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Here is the list of 7 Trekking in West Bengal For A Thrilling Bengal Adventure

1. Sandakphu Trek, Darjeeling

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Sandakphu Peak (11,941 Feet) is the highest peak in West Bengal. The highest peak of Singalila Ridge in Darjeeling district, almost near the border of Nepal, it is located very close to Singalila National Park. Sandakphu, the highest peak in West Bengal, gives you a spectacular view of four out of the five highest peaks in the world. The best view possible is of mountain Kanchendzonga. You can reach the peak either by car or trekking. The trek is a beautiful 51 km long way up the hill, starting from Manebhanjan. Sandakphu is also known as the "mountain of poisonous plants" because of the abundance of Himalayan Cobra Lilies here. Since this is an arduous trek, it is advisable to undertake it only after ensuring your complete fitness.

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2. Buxa to Jayanti Trek, Rajabhatkawa

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Another very popular activity at Buxa is trekking at the Reserve. A 15 km trek from Buxa to Jayanti Riverbed is very popular. The trek will take you from the beautiful dense forests of Buxa, all the way to Jayanti. There you can sit by the Jayanti Riverbed and see the Bhutan Himalayas. the breathtaking beauty of the hills is accentuated at sunset.

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3. Trekking in Darjeeling, Darjeeling

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Offering you a sweeping view of four out of the five highest peaks of the world Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu and Lhotse, all in a single stretch, Darjeeling offers some of the best trekking routes in the world. Singalila range is one of the most popular trekking routes while Sandakphu & Singalila Trek, Phalut Trek and Sikkim Trek - Dzongri & Goechala are some of the other trekking routes in Darjeeling.

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4. Singalila National Park Trek, Darjeeling

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The national park is part of a trekking route and no less than a paradise for trekkers and adventure lovers. In fact, the region was earlier used as the trekking route from Manebhanjang to Sandakphu and Phalut. Singalila National Park derives its name from the Singalila spur, which runs through the park, descending from Mount Kanchenjunga in the north and running south to the northern fringe of the Gangetic Plains.

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5. Hiking in Kalimpong, Kalimpong

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Kalimpong is a good place for Hiking and you can also take help from guide. The altitude of about 1500 m in Kalimpong offers mild to medium challenges.

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6. Bankura, West Bengal - Hills, temples and Adventure sports

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Known For : Susunia Hill | Joyrambati | Bishnupur

With much historical significance, Bankura is a town famous for its hills and temples and a treat for adventure sports enthusiasts such as trekkers and hikers.

Best Time : October to March

View packages starting from ₹ 7,500

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7. Jaldhaka, West Bengal - Nature's Call

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Known For : Jaldhaka River Valley | Coronation Bridge | Gorumara

Jaldhaka is a valley town hidden in the hills of Darjeeling. It takes you back in time when nature was, all that man cared about. The place is one of those that will combine the beauty of a relaxation trip with the thrill of an adventure getaway.

Best Time : October to March

View hotels starting from ₹ 800

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Now it is time to choose a place for trekking in West Bengal. Let us know in the comments below about your next travel destination!

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