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Phoktey Dara Singalila Pass Trek

One of the best and least done trek in Sikkim with best views of the Sleeping Buddha

From Rs. 59000 To Rs. 22000/-
Batch Size:
25 - 40 <12
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Day 4
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Phoktey Dara
Day 5
Day 5
Singalila Pass
Day 6
Day 6
Phalut Sunrise View Point
Day 7
Day 7
Day 8

Phoktey Dara Trek - Package & Cost Details

Cost Terms:

  1. The above-mentioned cost is in the range of minimum to maximum per-person cost for this trek as per 2 - 12 people team. Package Inclusions as per this cost can be read on Cost Inclusions.
  2. Going by our standardized service, appropriate safety measures, quality equipment, and ecologically sustainable - small group commitment, a higher team size will lower the cost whereas a lower team size will significantly increase the cost.
  3. To get the group segmented cost for this trek, please email or contact us on Whatsapp.
  4. The actual per-person cost of the trek is subject to the actual team size joining the trek. If you make any customizations that drastically change the cost as mentioned here, then it will mandatorily have to be a private group only.
  5. If we have dates listed on our website and it is not marked as private, it means other people have booked this trek for that date and have opened it up for other members to join to lower the cost.
  6. You may join an existing open group or as well create your own group as per your convenient dates and choose to keep it private or open it up to lower the cost if other members join the same date.
  7. At any point, the team size cannot be more than 12 members unless there is a unique exception requested or agreed upon by all the team members.

Customized Private Group For Phoktey Dara Trek

Trekking is a very personal activity and is perhaps one of the very few activities that give you enough time to indulge with yourself or your beloved people, a group of special friends, or close family members. It helps you transform personal bonds to the next level as it brings out everyone's best and truest self. Trekking is most enjoyed when it is done in a small private group, personalized to serve your specific needs. The Himalayas are best experienced when there is silence and solitude around and when you are surrounded only by your best people. Your trek is most enjoyable when all the pain of arranging a smooth trek is taken care of by us, and you focus just on your trek and yourself. Most importantly, a small private trekking group is very flexible, personalized, and more enjoyable, is the safest, and follows the principles of Sustainable and Responsible Tourism. We specialize in and are more popular for arranging Small Customized Private Trekking Groups to the Himalayas. Enquire For Customized Private Trek

INTERNATIONAL GUESTS: Trek cost for foreigners is slightly higher than the cost for our Indian guests, mainly due to the higher permit fee applicable for admission to National Parks or protected forest areas. Sometimes, it may be higher due to higher local crew wages and other specific arrangements we make to ensure a safe, comfortable and enriching travel experience in India. However, we absolutely DO NOT 'hyper-charge' our International guests ever and at the same time, ensure that we meet all the standards for highly qualified trek leaders and guides, safety, medical preparation, evacuation strategy, rescue arrangements, eco-sensitive travel, high-value knowledge sharing about the area and customs of the locals. 

Extra Cost For International Trekkers: Rs. 5000 per person.

Booking Process: Booking can only be done after multiple communitation via email / Whatsapp / Calls. After finalization, booking fees can be paid online or through direct bank transfers. International Trekkers can pay the partial booking fees using PayPal, Transferwise, Western Union or Direct Wire Transfer. The remaining trek fees can be paid upon arrival in India and meeting our trek leader.

Must Read - Important Pre-Booking Information

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We do not organize fixed departures for this trip.

If you want to do this trek with us, please fill this form to Request A Customized Private Trip Plan just for your team members. We will get back to you with all the details specific to your personalized requirements


  • Duration: 8 Days / 7 nights of the trek cost from Bagdogra to Bagdogra 
  • Accommodation In Base Village (Uttarey/Bhareng): 2 night in a cosy local homestay in with an emphasis on local organic food and cultural exposure.
  • Accommodation On Trek: Spacious, sturdy and High-Quality Dome Tents will be provided on a twin-sharing basis.
  • Sleeping In Tents: Thick Waterproof Mattress complemented with Sub Zero Sleeping bags supported with Warm Fleece Sleeping Bag Inners For Extra Hygiene and Warmth will be provided by us
  • Dining On Trek: We will provide Dining and Kitchen Tents with camping stools and tables for extra hygiene and comfort.
  • Toilet On Treks: Dry eco-toilet will be set up with a toilet tent and toilet seat.
  • Meals: All meals starting Evening Tea in Uttarey on Day 1 till Breakfast in Bhareng on Day 8 morning. 3 meals (B,L,D) suited for high altitude with evening snacks, soup, hot drinks and extra energizers/juice for summit days
  • Trail Safety: Gaiters, Anti Slip Crampons and Ice Axe depending upon snow conditions.
  • Communication: For efficient management of the trek, the team will be communicating with each other and trek base with the help of long-range wireless sets.
  • Medical Safety: Oxygen cylinder, Pulse Oximeter, Thermal temperature scanner and  Emergency Medical Kit accompanied with a trek leader knowledgeable on high altitude medicine and physiology
  • Trek Leader and Guide: Experienced and Well Equipped English/ Hindi Speaking Trek Leader maintaining guide to trekker ratio of 1:6. That is 1 guide for every 6 trekkers.
  • Local Support Staffs: Expert and Knowledgeable local guide with cooks, helpers, porters, mules, etc
  • Permits: All required forest entry permits and camping fees as per the rules
  • Transfers: Bagdogra - Uttarey | Bhareng - Bagdogra.
  • Max Team Size: Small group of not more than 12 members. 




Add Ons: Make A Comfortable Trek

  • Single Tent Supplement: Rs 7000
  • Personal Baggage Porterage: Rs. 3000, up to 11 Kgs



Add Ons: Personal Equipment On Rent

  • High Ankle Waterproof Trekking Shoes (Quechua): Rs 1000
  • -20 degrees Down Jackets: Rs. 1200
  • Windproof/Waterproof Jackets: Rs. 500
  • Windproof/Waterproof pants: Rs. 500
  • Headlamps: 200
  • Poncho: 200
  • Trek Pole: 200
  • Rucksack: 200
  • Waterproof Gloves: 200


  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Personal Purchases
  • Food Purchased Outside Our Menu
  • Personal Baggage Offloading ( at extra cost of INR 3000)
  • Personal Gears
  • Bottled Water or Any Other Drinks
  • Anything else not mentioned in the inclusion list

When Should You Book?

We typically get booked about 3 - 6 months in advance. It is advisable to book this much in advance as you get early bird discounts and also your travel costs like flights/hotels/trains etc are much cheaper and confirmed if you book well in advance.



Rules Of Cancellation: 

  1. Up to 20 days or more before the trek start date  - Full Refund of the total paid amount
  2. Between 20 days to 0 days before the trek start date - No refund. Free rescheduling or transfer of slots is allowed as specified below.
  3. Transfer Of Slot to a Different Batch/ Trek: No Loss Of Money, valid up to 1 year from the Invoice date. It can be availed up to 15 days before Trek Start Date by sending an email.
  4. Transfer of Slot to Friend/ Family For Same Batch: No Loss Of Money, valid up to 1 year from Invoice date. It can be availed up to 5 days before Trek Start Date by sending an email.
  5. Validity: This rule is only applicable for treks below 4000 meters and not graded as Challenging or Challenging+


Find detailed info on Cancellation & Refund Policy

Frequently Asked Questions

How Is The Covid19 Situation In Phoktey Dara Trek?

You may trek in Sikkim with a proper trekking permit and showing a valid RT-PCR test report and covid19 vaccination certificate (both doses)

How Is The Phoktey Dara Weather And Temperature In Springs?

March to May are designated spring months in Sikkim. During this time, the entire trek route is full of colourful flowers, especially rhododendrons and magnolias. Lots of other wildflowers grow here during this time and it's a birds paradise. The weather is comfortable. While early months might have accumulated snow on higher altitudes and shady areas, most of the trek route will remain off the snow. Having said that, it can snow anytime in the spring months, especially in the month of May. The grasses are green as new grass grow after snow melts off or the temperature gets suitable.

How Is The Phoktey Dara Weather And Temperature In Autumn?

Designated autumn months are from October till December. During this time the weather starts to prepare for harsh winter and gets colder each day, and turns drier as well. The grasses start to change their colour to brownish from green and the leaves start to fall. Quite a few species of wildflowers bloom during this time as well. The weather remains steady and the skies are usually very clear offering good views of the high mountains. This is the best time to experience the panorama of the peaks you see from this trek.

How Is The Phoktey Dara Weather And Temperature In Winters?

Winter months are from the end of December till the end of February. Winters are very cold and dry here. This trek can be done even during the winters. However, it is very very cold and dry and trekking conditions offers an adventurous challenge. Snowfall on this side of the mountains isn't disrupting as compared to Western Himalayas.

Which Is The Best Time To Do The Phoktey Dara Trek?

We consider the Spring months from March to May and then the Autumn months from October to December to be the best time to do the Phoktey Dara trek. If you love flowers and want to trek in comfortable weather, then springs are the best time, whereas, if you want a better experience of the mountain panorama, then autumn months are the best to do this trek.

How Are The Accommodations And Toilet Facility On The Phoktey Dara Trek?

The Phoktey Dara trek has mixed accommodation. While in the Sikkim side of the trek, we have to camp and there is no other option. After crossing the Singalila Pass and reaching Phalut, we can stay in homestays. While on camps, it will be mandatorily dry toilets but in homestays, it will be wet toilets.

What Are The Fitness Requirement Of The Phoktey Dara Trek?

This is a beginner trek and does not demand high physical stamina or endurance. However, having it always helps. Anyone who wishes to do this trek should be in good shape with good cardiovascular health. Strong legs and core muscles help a lot in negotiating steep climbs.

Can Novice Trekkers Do The Phoktey Dara Trek?

A beginner can undertake this trek under the guidance of a good support team and mentor. Any beginner opting to do this trek must possess basic cardiac stamina and strong muscles.

How Safe Is The Phoktey Dara Trek?

Altitude wise this trek is not that risky. However, proper mountain discipline should be maintained, This trek is remote and the climb involves steep climbs, slippery terrain under a dense canopy of the forest. Physical injury may become very cumbersome to manage.

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