Singalila Phoktey Dara Trek is categorized as an easy to moderate level trek and involves short to medium trekking days with gradual altitude gain. It is rated as an easy to moderate level trek because it requires relative fitness and sound health.
The terrain on the Singalila Phoktey Dara Trek is very friendly even though it has an uphill trail and which sometimes makes walking difficult and tiring.
This trek climbs from 2012m (6600 ft) to 3700m (12140 ft) in 5 to 6 days. The height gain and climb on this trek is one of the main challenges which may sometimes expose you to the risk of high-altitude sickness if you are not careful and prepared.
The difficulties which you may encounter during the Singalila Phoktey Dara Trek depending upon your itineraries are
Uttarey (2012m) to Achalley (2950m) trek in one day - where you will be trekking for 5 to 6 hrs and gain around 900m.
Kalijhar (3580m) to Phoktay Dara (3700 m) trek early morning and further trek to Danra Barkhey in one day - where you will be trekking for 30 to 40 minutes and gain around 120m early morning and after breakfast 5 to 6 hours trek.
Mingma! Julay!namestey! hope you are in good health. Sorry to write you lately. Our trip to Thiland made us busy so we were unable to write you back. Mingma the trekking was well organised and I had a wonderful time with you.. . Ladhak is a wonderful place and your guiding made it much much better. We all are very happy and eager to visit your country sikkim next time.
The way you describe sikkim, it really seems to be a nice place. We will promote for you wherever we go. Thanks for your support when the chips were down..
Convey our regards to Jigmee,Arun and Horse man. Hope we will meet then again. Harry,Dorris Michael and Gracy Switzerland 2009
Max, hope you are doing fine business. We are thankful for your warm guidance and wonderful trekking arrangements in a short time. Mingma the food was excellent. We will return to sikkim with friends and family someday. We would no doubt recommend your company mountain tours and treks to all of our friends who want to visit India and specially sikkim and Darjeeling. Adam and wanda Netherland. 2010
Mingma, thanks for your mail. We are still in kerela and doing familiarization trip. Its very hot out here. Mingma your trekking arrangements was good and we had no hesitation in recommending your company. Your guide and cook was very good. We had more than enough varieties of food everyday. We surely hope that you will do well.
Well take care and best of luck Andrew, Roben and David Switzerland 2011 feb