Cost : INR 9,000.
Duration : 5 Days.
Grade : Moderate.
Highest Altitude Gain : 3,733 Mtr ( 12,245 Ft. ).
Approx Trekking Km : 26 Kms.
Activities : Trekking, Camping & Photography of Nature.
Best Time to Go : October-May.
Phoktey Dara is Situated at 3733mtr. and famous for the hill top view point to witness the panaromic view of 4 out of 5 highest peaks in the world, Mt.Everest, Mt.Makalu, Mt.Lhotse, Mt.Nuptse and in the east one can see the magnificent view of Mt.Khanchendzonga, Mt.Pandim, Mt.Kabru, Mt.Narsing, Mt.Rathong, Mt.Sinolchu, Mt.Kokthang. You can see the 360 degree opening view of all mountains and Kanchenjungha range in a famous 'Sleeping Buddha' formation. From Phoktey Dara top one can also see the ariel view of Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary, green and blossoming alpine trees, a nature’s paradise, Darjeeling, Phalut, Sandhakpu, Nunthaley view point can be seen from here. For the majestic sunrise and sunset, Phoktey Dara Top is considered as a very extraordinary view point of Sikkim and relatively lesser known trekking trail in West Sikkim. The trail inside Barsey Rhododendrone Sanctuary goes through the undisturbed pathches of forests in Sikkim. Chewabhanjang Pass, located at an elevation of 10,300 ft. is one of the important and famous Pass in the Indo-Nepal border. Phoktey Dara Trek is famous for Rhododendrons and different species of birds & Phoktey Dara is the gateway of the Singalila Ridge Trek. Spreading across an area of 104 Square Km, this sanctuary is home to endangered Red Panda, Barking Deer (Kakar), Himalayan Black Bear, Marbled Cat and many other mammal species. The name Chewabhanjang means a ‘peeping valley’ in the local Limboo language. Lies under Indo-Nepal Pass, ewabhanjang pass has a famous trade route connecting many villages of Sikkim and Nepal. Phoktey Dara Trek is also known as Everest- Kanchendzonga View trek, Singalila Range Trek, Singalila Pass trek, Chewabhanjang Trek. This trek is still unexplored trek route in sikkim Himalaya which Majestic Himalayan Treks & Tours, the best adventure tour operator of Siliguri, Darjeeling & Sikkim, can arrange for you. Phoktey Dara trek starts from Uttarey. Uttarey is a small village located on the northern slope of Singalila Range in West Sikkim which is 160 km from Siliguri or Bagdogra. Phoktey Dara trek is not so famous among trekkers like Goechala, Sandakphu, Roopkund or Hamta Pass. But this trek route is very scenic and diversified. Our other trek routes are Goechala Trek, Sandakphu-Phalut Trek, Kishong La Trek, Danphebir Pass Trek, Varsey Phalut Trek etc.