Chitrey is a small mountain hamlet in the Singalila National Park of Darjeeling. Located at an altitude of 8340 ft. It is a place where you will find peace and serenity in abundance. The mornings greet you with an enchanting view of the Kanchanjunga, while millions of starts lit up your night sky. The view of Darjeeling city glittering like a crown jewel is something you can put in your ‘once in a lifetime’ experience list. So if you wanna get away from the hustel bustel of everyday life in search of peace and rest, Chitrey is your next stop.
We aim to make your experience the awe-inspiring mountains in it’s purest form. We wish to be a part of your journey as you walk on “the road not taken” into the deepest secrets that the serene Himalayas possess. Weave your own magic with a tailor-made experience just for your senses.
Kanchanjungha from Tent: Garnish your sense of adventure as you tick off an adventure sport from your bucket list. We believe on adding a new dimension to every experience that you choose to have. Hence, on your discretion, you live a story that only a handful may know of.
Contact: Backpacking Monks at 9051160870
Cost: 1200 per head per day including fooding lodging bonfire.
Accommodation: In Chitrey we have only one kind accommodation to offer you:
Adventure tents: Adventure tents are the best option to experience Chitrey and Singalila National Park. Adventure tents will cost 1200/- per head including stay and food.
Feed your Backpacking Soul
11:00 A.M. Check in Welcome Drinks.
01:30 P.M. Lunch (Rice, Dal, Vegetable Curry, Egg Curry or Similar)
06:00 P.M. Evening Snacks (Vegetable Pakora, Puffed Rice, Tea)
09:00 P.M. Dinner (Rice/Roti, Dal, Vegetable Curry, Chicken Curry or Similar)
08:00 A.M. Breakfast (Puri, Vegetable Curry, Tea or Similar)
Food menu may change depending upon availability and timing of check in.
Reach NJP via road or rail. From NJP take a share auto to Darjeeling more. From there you will get share cabs for Rimbik. These cabs will directly drop you at Chitrey but they come less frequently. Or else from ‘Darjeeling more’ take a share cab to Manebhanjan and from Manebhanjan another share cab to Chitrey. If you are coming via Darjeeling take a share cab to Sukhiapokhri. From there same way reach Manebhanjan and then Chitrey. Also we can reserve a vehicle from Siliguri to reach Chitrey.
Distance from N.J.P station to Chitrey Backpackers’ Camp:
N.J.P to Ghum (70 Kms.) – Sukhiya Pokhri (12 Kms.) – Manebhanjan (6 Kms.) – Chitrey Backpackers’ Camp (3 Kms.)
Majua River trek point: 4 Km (motorable route) – 2 Kms. (Trek route)
Lamheydura (Nepal): 3 Kms. (Trek route)
Sandakphu : 26 Kms. (Motorable/trek route)
Darjeeling : 25 Kms.