Yelbong River canyon trek or Yelbong river canyoneering is one rare trek route that you can seldom find anywhere except very few places in India.
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River Canyoneering may be a new term for the adventure lovers of India. The term is now gaining its popularity and has today listed it’s name as one of the most exciting adventure sports. Yelbong River canyon is one rare creation of nature that can seldom be found commonly anywhere except very few places in India. Fortunately West Bengal is blessed with one.
This River canyon trek of West Bengal will attract almost all the visitors from all around the world. Yelbong River Canyon Trek, also called river canyoneering is an all-in-one package for adventures lovers. It combines rock climbing, rappeling, swimming, boldering and many other terms of adventure sports.
So welcome to Yelbong to enjoy this rare opportunity nowhere but but here in Yelbong.
This Trip is not recommended for children below 10 years of age and senior aged persons. The trek requires high core strength and claustrophobiac people may have problems because of the narrow canyon walls. Non-Swimmers also will have to be extra cautious and will require constant supervision.
The ArrivalArrive at Bagdogra Airport, or at NJP railway station ( if you have hired the car in advance , our representative will be waiting for you with the car).If you want to travel like a local then . After arriving at airport or Railway station, get a local city cab , autorickshaw and reach Siliguri PC Mittal Bus stand. You need to buy a ticket till Bagrakote Mina more. Mostly you get buses after every 5 to 10 minutes from here.Once you reach Bagrakote Mina more, our arranged share car will be waiting there for you and other travel companions. The car will drive you to Yelbong village. The village is a remote village surrounded by Chel forest and is inhabited with only few families. The village is almost hidden from the crouching and sonorous urban life.After lunch,the trek will start from this village. Our guide boys out be waiting for you. This is an easy trek because it's a downhill trail towards the river. It's around 2 hours of trek. After you reach the canyon, the tents will be pitched here . And you can walk around the dense forest that is also rich in coal.The evening you can spend in your own leisure near the river and the forest. Spend the night in the tented accommodation.
The Canyon TrekStart your day with an early morning wake up and going out for birding. After returning from the rejuvening jungle morning walk , the breakfast will be served. After breakfast get ready to raise your adrenaline , as we will be walking you through the cannoy. The whole dy you'll be enjoying getting wet and exploring the amazing formation of nature. Lunch will be served at time. And in evening a bonfire will be arranged with bare cues and few local dishes and traditional drinks. Enjoy your evening in euphoria and have a hefty dinner.
End the trek with memoriesAfter the breakfast trek uphill to reach the village. And those who have hired cars can board the cabs. For those who travelled like local we will arrange a share car that will drop you at Mina More. As it's the highway you can get lots of public transport that stops for siliguri passengers. So check out with your most happy memories.
1. Tented accommodation
2. Food ( all three meals) Fixed menu
3. Bonfire and barbecue
4. Potters and guides
1. Please bring your own sleeping bags, it’s hygienic. ( available at extra cost)
2. The potters won’t carry your personal belongings. ( available at extra cost)
3. Transportation and share car. ( Available at extra cost)
4. Traditional drinks and mineral water. ( available at extra cost)
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