Neora Valley Nature Reserve is one of the last remaining pristine
ecosystems of the Eastern Himalayas with its amazing bio-diversity,
and is home to many rare and endangered, plants, animals and
birds. This 4-day trek starts from Lava and treks through
the richly forested hills and valleys to reach the 3152 Meters
high, Rachela Pass at the India-Bhutan border. The return
trek is through the farmlands and villages of Rishi River
Valley with its ethnic hamlets, cardamom plantations, cascading
streams and waterfalls. Very few westerners have visited this
hidden natural jewel and if you are looking for an easy trek
in an area rich in natural history and beautiful views this
is just the trek for you. For bird watchers this trek is attractive
during the spring months of March to June.
Best Season: October to May.
Trek Grading: Easy to Moderate.
Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days
Maximum Altitude: 3152m/10338ft. (Rachela
Start/End Point: Bagdogra Airport or Bhadrapur
Airport or NJP Railway Station.
Tour Availability: Join a group trek (dates
Private treks available on request.
I T I N E R A R Y
Departure Dates for Neora Valley Nature Trek in Darjeeling
| 17-26 April, 2012
|| 15-24 May, 2012
|| 02-11 Oct, 2012
| 01-10 May, 2012
|| 05-14 June, 2012
|| 16-25 Oct, 2012
Minimum 2 participants required for treks to operate.
>> Participants can come in from Delhi,
Calcutta(Kolkata) or Kathmandu, Nepal.
>> Tours starts and ends at Bagdogra
or Bhadrapur Airport or NJP Railway Station.
>> Private tours are available on request
for minimum of 2 persons.
Arrive at Bagdogra Airport, NJP Railway
Station or Bhadrapur Airport.
Meet local guide and drive to Kalimpong. Holumba Lodge.
Morning visit Monastery and Kalimpong
Afternoon drive to Lava (2100m/6890ft). Forest Bungalow or
Guest House. (B)
Drive till Zero Point.Trek to Alloobari(2538m).Camp.
Day 04: Trek to Jorepokhari(3170m).Camp.
Day 05: Trek to Rachela Danda continue Trek to Tangta.Camp.
Day 06: Drive to Darjeeling.Hotel(B).
Day 07: Early morning visit Tiger Hill for
sunrise view over Kanchanjunga range.
Rest of the day walking and jeep tour around Darjeeling. Hotel
Free day in Darjeeling. Hotel Dekeling.
Drive to Bagdogra Airport, NJP Railway
Station or Bhadrapur
Airport for departure. End of Neora valley nature reserve
Meals: B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D=
3 to 7-Day Extention Tours Available - Gangtok, Rumtek Monastery,
Pelling, Tsango Lake, North Sikkim, etc.