The highest peak in the town of Darjeeling, Sandakphu in local language means “height of a poison plant”. Located at Singalila National Park edge, Sandakphu is the top most point of the Singalila ridge. From this place, travelers can enjoy a magnificent view of the Kanchenjunga Mountain.
One of the famous treks of eastern Himalayas lies along the Singalila Ridge to Sandakphu. This place is fast becoming a popular destination among adventure lovers, as various activities can be enjoyed here. This place witnesses a huge rush of travelers all around the year, because climate of this region remains within comfortable ranges.
For any adventurous activity, which is to be undertaken at Sandakphu, Maneybhanjan remains the starting place. A splendid view of four peaks- Mount Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Everest and Mount Makalu in a magnificent snow covered arch can be enjoyed at Sandakphu. This place is also well known for housing more than 600 varieties of orchids.