Is Sandakphu in West Bengal or Nepal?

Is Sandakphu in West Bengal or Nepal?

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By Anudhanya M


Sandakphu-Phalut trek is located in West Bengal.  The unique elegance of the sleeping Buddha will never let you feel lonely throughout the Sandakphu trek. It is a great companion that anyone would wish for. You will get an unobscured view of the sleeping buddha once you arrive at Molley. 

The villages of Samanden and Aal are another beauty to admire during the Sandakphu phalut trek. The place also offers spectacular longest-distance views, which gives you the gist about your upcoming days of the trek. 

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 A route map of the Sandakphu-Phalut trek

You will find five different colours of the flag across each stream, which is known as ‘Panchdhatu’ and it represents water, air, fire, land and clouds. Explore the prayers written on these flags and how the people who live here believe it to be a sign of positive vibes as it blows along the wind.

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Anudhanya M

About the author

Anudhanya is an MBA grad turned UI/UX Designer. She is an avid reader and so a writer. She loves trekking, travelling, storytelling, mountains, and obscured mist behind them. Her enthusiasm is at its peak when it comes to learning new things and meeting new people. A random smile from a stranger would make her moment most joyful. Thousands of thoughts run on a loop in her mind when she writes unless it isn’t about her. She is a woman who comprehends the things around her and pens down those thoughts to understand herself better, a woman who is in search of her as she holds back thousands of wandering thoughts.

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