8 DAY/7 NIGHT

Maenam and Tendong Trek

Have you ever been to a Sikkim tea garden ? Did you see the process of making tea from its green leaves. Temi is a piece of heaven on earth. Both the hills Maenam and Tendong offers a 360 degree view of Himalaya. No where from Sikkim offers such an astonishing view of the entire range. The mighty Kanchenjunga glitters like gold, leading the show and towering above all. The entire Singalila range in the west, Chola range in the east, part of Gangtok town, Nathu La, Darjeeling and part of the plains of West Bengal are visible from here.

 

Base camp Temi

Sikkim, India

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GRADE
Strenuous


Mainam and Tendong Trek Itinerary


Max Altitude:3300m 

Day 01: Arrival Day – Reach Temi tea garden from Siliguri/NJP/Bagdogra. Its 129 Km and takes around 4 Hrs. Stay at Tea garden.

Day 02: Trek Day – Start trek from Temi tea garden to Damthang (2180m, 8 Km). Have lunch and move further from Damthang to Tendong (2630m, 5 Km). Trek one way up and Back to Temi tea garden.Stay at Tea garden.

Day 03: Sight Seeing – A Day to relax your muscles and have a look at the cycle of making of tea, starting right from plucking of the leaves to the processing in the factory. In the afternoon, visit Samdrumptse. Statue of Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava, the patron saint of Sikkim. The statue in Namchi (Samdrumptse) is the tallest statue of the saint in the world at 36 m.

Day 04: Trek Day – Drive from Temi to Ravangla which is about half an hour. Trek from Ravangla(2120m) to Maenam Hill (3235m). A day-long walk of 12 km which ends at a campsite near the hilltop monastery. Sunset is speechless from here.

Day 05: Trek Day – Trek from Maenam to Bhaley Dhunga (3300m) and back to Ravangla, 4 to 5 hrs. Stay at Ravangla.

Day 06: Rest Day – Start from Ravangla to Gangtok. Today is a bit of a rest day.Spend your time at Gangtok’s market place MG road.

Day 07: Sight Seeing – Travel from Gangtok to Tsomgo Lake and Nathu la pass towards China Border. Way back visit Namgyal Institute of Tibetology and Deorali Orchid Sanctuary.

Day 08: Departure Day – Drive back to Bagdogra/ NJP from Gangtok. Move to the next destination.

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Scheduled Date

There is no scheduled batch right now. But you can request to start one. We will offer dynamic pricing, as more people join in.


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How To Reach

Flight

Bagdogra, which is about 10 kms(~6 miles) from Siliguri, is the nearest flying destination. Regular flights are available via Kolkata/Delhi/Mumbai.

Road

By road, one can reach Siliguri/ NJP/ Bagdogra from Kolkata. Roads are well connected but the condition may differ based on the season; majorly after the rainy season.

Train

NJP (New Jalpaiguri) is the nearest railhead from Sikkim. Trains are well connected via Kolkata – HWH (Howrah railway station) and New Delhi.

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Travel Fee

Cost varies with the duration of itinerary and group size. Foreign Nationals need to pay an extra amount for permits.

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Terms & Conditions

Fees Include:

  • Stay at Yuksom on 2-3 sharing basis in Eco-Guest House or Home stay.
  • Stay at a campsite on 2-3 sharing basis in a tent.
  • Arrival day Snacks and Dinner To  Departure day Breakfast.
  • All Transportation from Day 2 to Day 7.
  • At the campsite, breakfast and dinner and packed lunch during activities. Veg/Non-Veg as per preference.
  • Climbing and Forest Fees based on your Nationality and taxes.
  • Sleeping bag, mat, rope. All gears with pro quality standards.

Exclusions:

  • Transportation to Temi Tea Garden on Day 1 and from Gangtok to Bagdogra/Siliguri on Day 8.
  • All your personal apparel and gear like a shoe, down jacket, backpack etc.
  • Keeping in mind the altitude of the trek, book an additional acclimatization day at with the cost of 1200 INR, stay + breakfast.
  • Offloading of a backpack can be done at an additional cost.
  • Any charges for a camera, if required.
  • Any insurance.
  • Anything is not mentioned in above inclusions.

Cancellation:

  • Cancellation prior to 30 days from the start of the event– full refund.
  • Cancellation between 30 days and 15 days to the start of the event– 50% refund.
  • Cancellation less than 15 days to the start of the event– No refund, but if you want to do the same or any other itinerary sometime later within a year, you can avail 50% of the cost paid as a discount on new Itinerary Fee.
  • There will be a deduction of 3.09% as bank processing charges on all refunds.
  • To cancel the registration, an email intimation needs to be sent to explore@rockyfeet.org/ explore@rockyfeet.com
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What to Pack

Sun Protection

Sunscreen SPF 20 above|Sunglasses( UV proof/ Polarizer) |Sun Hat Scarf |Balaclava /Face mask

Water Shell

Poncho | Water proof Upper & Lower | Waterproof Backpack Cover | Scarf Water useable shoes for rafting days

Winter Care

Cold Cream/ Moisturizer | Lip Balm | Thermal Inner Wears | Ear Cover | Sweater/Fleece jackets | Down Jackets | Hand Gloves | Woollen Socks | Face Masks/ Balaclava | Mufflers

General

T Shirts | Socks | Undergarments | Thin Nylon Ropes for multi-purpose use | Toilet Paper Roll | Towel | Soap Papers | Head lamp / Torch | Batteries & charger | Water Bottles | Light weight Pants | Personal Medical & First Aid Kit | Tickets & bookings | Photo Identity Card

Specialized Gear

Ruck Sack/ Day Pack | Sleeping Bag (Provided) | Trekking Shoes | Snow Gaiters | Trekking Stick/pole | Camera

Fitness


    • Better fitness and acclimatization can keep you ahead to enjoy the trek. Our exploration leader will guide  you on acclimatization.
    • To get prepared, involve into brisk jogging, cycling, walking or any other sort of cardiac exercise routine at least 45 days prior to the event.
    • Enrolled participants need to submit a duly filled medical report of basic wellness authorized by certified physician.
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Safety & Medical

  • Acclimatization Guidance; mandatory medical health check-ups of all participants prior to activity start day.
  • Duly prepared First aid box including oxygen cylinder.
  • All major safety gears related each category of sports are mandatory to use.
  • Contingent to be accompanied by certified & capable trainers and guides
  • Availability of Doctor facilities by a registered medical practitioner.
  • Emergency evacuation services available (*at own cost)

Responsible Traveller


  • ‘Responsible Traveller & outdoor ethics’ – session for the participants on acclimatization day.
  • Bio & Non-Biodegradable waste segregation at Campsite.360 degree waste management at the event.
  • Cleaning & collection team at the end of the event, in case required for big team size.
  • Leave no trace, bring only memories.
Leave no Trace

Giving Back


  • As a part of ‘An Earth Day Resolution’ project, We will plant 2 trees for each traveler traveled with us.
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