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Dafeybhir La Trek

Uttarey, West Sikkim


Moderate to Difficult

No of Days

Maximum Altitude



INR 17000/-

Available Date

1st Apr to 9th Apr 2024


Dafeybhir La Trek

The Uttarey/Singalila round trek in Sikkim is all along the high ridges of the Singalila Range bordering Sikkim and Nepal. This best kept secret challenging and off-the-beaten trek, pioneered by none other than the legendary mountaineer, Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, is over steep and rocky terrain, lush green valleys, fast-flowing rivers, and beautiful high altitude lakes. It offers striking and majestic views of the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas including Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga from countless viewpoints. The trail starts from Uttarey Valley of West Sikkim, continuing along Singalila ridge bordering the southwestern Sikkim and Nepal border and reentering Sikkim.  Popular Yuksom Goecha La trail lies further east to this trail, around a 3/4 days hike from Dafeybhir joining in Dzongri. One can add Goechala in this trail, if wishes, the trail to Goechala gets divided from Dzongri.. There are almost 10 high altitude lakes spreading on and around the trail once we reach 4000 m, medium or large in size. Most of these are on the trail, for few you have to take a detour around an hour. To mention, Nepal Jumley Pokhri (twin lakes), Lampokhri (longitudinal lake), Sikkim Jumley (Ram and Laxman Pokhri). Most of these are on the trail, for few have to take a detour around an hour. this trail is a mix of both panoramic and closes up. After leaving Chewabhanjang, we take the famous Singalila ridge much northerly than usual Sandakphu Phalut trail. We walk facing much acclaimed and revered Sleeping Buddha, a typical formation of Kanchendzongha and neighboring high mountains. For more than 2 days you will continue on the ridge witnessing the beauty High Himalayan mountains host of peaks in Sikkim and neighboring Nepal.



Day 01

Day 02

Day 03

Day 04

Day 05

Day 06

Day 07

Day 08

Day 09

Reporting at NJP/Siliguri then drive to Sangkhola. Briefing and registration to be Completed by everyone.  Overnight stay at Homestay. 

After early morning Breakfast trek will start from Sangkhola to Nayapatal. Overnight stay at camp.

After breakfast trek from Nayapatal to Yambong. Overnight stay at camp.

After breakfast trek from Yambong to Lampokhari via Dafeybhir la or Dafeybhir Pass. Overnight stay at camp.

After breakfast trek from Lampokhari to Jumle Pokhari. Overnight stay at camp.

After breakfast trek from Jumle Pokhari to Dzoktay Pokhari. Overnight stay at camp.

After breakfast Dzoktay Pokhari to Bajredara. Overnight stay at Camp

After breakfast Bajredara to Samthek. Overnight stay at Homestay.

Samthek to NJP.

"What included"

Cost of transportation to and fro

Cost of accommodation in Huts/Hotels/Homestays.

Cost of Fooding while on trek (Morning and evening Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner- meals will be provided. Breakfast-Roti, Sabji/Maggi, etc., Lunch/Dinner-Rice/Roti, Sabji, Dal, Achar, etc.). (Day 1:- Evening Tea and Snacks to Day 9:- Breakfast).

Camping Equipments (Tents on sharing Basis, Sleeping Bag, Mattress etc.)

Cost of Permit fees.

"What not included"

Cost of Personal expenses

Cost of emergency due to bad weather conditions.

Cost of personal porter.Meals during transit i.e. meals while on road or travelling will not be provided.

No meals will be provided in Last day (Day 9)

Cost of personal porter to carry his/her backpack.

Things to carry on a Trek
Purple Skies

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Booking Policy:

To book your trek, you need to pay 30% of the trek fees as advance. Rest 70% to be paid in cash when you reach the basecamp, to be collected by the team leader.

One can pay the amount online(Net Banking, GPay, UPI ID). 

Details to be shared on request.

Cancellation Policy:

  • 30 days before the trek date, full refund of the paid amount

  • 15 days before the trek date, 50% refund of the paid amount.

  • Cancellation less than 15days to the start date of the trek, no refund possible

  • In case Himalayan Passion cancels the trek or trip, full refund will be paid.

  • One has option to send another person on their behalf.

  • One has option to adjust the paid amount on any other trek, if a person cannot join the trek he/she paid for. 

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