About Gurdum Tumling Chitrey Trek
There are many people who search for weekend hiking/short trek/village hiking/ and a relaxation in an isolated place in the mountains. This trail is perfect for the weekend Hiking, and one who could relish the nature, its beautiful colors with relaxation, and a blend of adventure in it. The villages of Darjeeling, through which trekkers will hike, Gurdum, a mesmerizing beautiful village in the laps of the Himalayas, with full of peace and serenity, the picturesque village will surely make the traveler crave for it everytime.(Base camp of Himalayan Passion, for Sandakphu trek, and having own homestay). Wherever one could view is all greenery all around, the village has beautifully decorated small huts, and cottages in the dense green and a perfect place for relaxing and relishing the nature, this village would definitely take a special place in the hearts of the traveler, for it's pine trees surrounded all around and to the far one could spot the lights of Darjeeling City,in the evening and will get lost in its mesmerizing view. The trail from Gurdum to Tumling, is entirely through the dense rhododendron forest, bamboo, pine, oak, cedar, in the month of April and May one could witness the amazing blend of different colors of rhododendron throughout the trail. In the winter months the region receives good amount of snowfall, which is another beauty. Tumling, (Nepal) a popular spot for the trekkers, offers magnificent view of Sleeping Buddha, comprising of KhanchenDzonga, Pandim, KumbhaKarna, Frey, Kokthang, Rathong, Goecha, Simvo, Kabru South, Kabru North, Kabru Dome etc. The sunrise in the Tumling, is a package of mesmerizing colors, and serenity with amazing Gigantic mountains. The downhill trail to Chitrey, via Meghma, Lameydhura, is another beautiful trail where one could spot the beautiful villages of the Ilam district of Nepal. And the beautiful Meghma Monastery, will take you to the era of peace as preached by the Lord Gautam Buddha. And finally after, Lameydhura, one reaches Chitrey, fogs will embrace the human soul throughout the trail.
Arrival at NJP station, pick up from NJP station, and transfer to Gurdum. Briefing and registration to be completed , spend the evening leisure time exploring the beautiful Village. Overnight stay at Homestay.
After morning breakfast Trek will start from Gurdum to Tumling via Meghma, Lameydhura and Tonglu(8kms). The entire trail is gradual ascent, and through the dense rhododendron forest, bamboo, cedar, and oak, after crossing Meghma the trail is through the meadows. Overnight stay at homestay.
Get up early morning to witness the spell bounding sunrise over Sleeping Buddha ranges, enjoy the mesmerizing colors. After breakfast, descending trek to Chitrey(10kms) through stone trails of Singalila region where one could get amazing wide view and rhododendron forest through villages of Meghma and Lameydhura. Overnight stay at Homestay.
After breakfast Departure to NJP. We will leave you to NJP railway station or Siliguri Bus Terminus(Tenzing Norgay Bus terminus). Our Service end here, leave only footprints,take only memories.
Cost of transportation to and from.(NJP to NJP)
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 to Day 4:- Morning breakfast)
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 4)
Cost of personal porter to carry his/her backpack.
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.
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.