Sikkim Tour Package - 05 Nights / 06 Days – Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus (Junction) / Siliguri – Gangtok (01 Night) - Lachen (01 Night) – Lachung (02 Nights) – Gangtok (01 Night) – Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus (Junction) / Siliguri
Day – 01 – Arrival and Transfer to Gangtok - Our representative will be there to receive the Guest at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) – He will be assisting for the transfer to Gangtok – Gangtok the capital of Sikkim Suits all from tranquility to adventure, land of monastery, mystic rituals & festivals at an height of 1670 meters / 5480 feet and is the most visited spot of India - It is one of the most beautiful town with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids and butterflies - Nearly 135 kilometers 3 ½ - 4 hours drive – Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok
Day - 02 – Transfer to Lachen from Gangtok - Early morning breakfast – Drive 135 kilometers, 5 – 6 hours drive - Chungthang is 96 kilometers from Gangtok – Lunch at Chungthang – Lachen is 35 kilometers from Chungthang Reach Lachen late afternoon / early evening - The snow capped peaks, the Shingbha wild life sanctuary, Gurudongmar Lake, Chopta Valley, Thangu are the major attraction – It’s a valley surrounded by gigantic and humbling snow peak mountains and the starting point of Green Lake Trek – In fact the village cradled between stern, tall rock faces standing like guards – A hamlet with very few people – It almost like this town is hidden from the outside – Like a Shangri - La – Check into a hotel - Welcome Tea – Evening free to stroll and visit the Lepcha Village – Overnight stay at Hotel in Lachen
Day - 03 – Excursion to Gurudongmar Lake and Transfer to Lachung - Early morning breakfast – Visit to Gurudongmar Lake 55 kilometers, 2 ½ - 3 ½ hour’s drive - A valley at an altitude of 11, 800 feet through which Lachen Chu flows, generally covered with snow from December to April or even more is known as the Holy / Sacred Lake - Next drive through the cold desert till Tibet / China back to Resort for Lunch – After lunch drive to Lachung - The region is fully covered with Rhododendron forest with Chopta Valley and Thangu are the other places of interest - Back to hotel for lunch - After lunch proceed to Lachung – Nearly 50 kilometers and two hours’ drive – Check into hotel at Lachung - Evening free to visit Lachung Monastery - Overnight stay at Hotel at Lachung
Day – 04 – Sight Seeing at Yumthang - Early morning breakfast – After breakfast drive towards Yumthang situated at an elevation of nearly 11800 feet – 26 kilometers and 1 ½ hour’s drive - On the way back one can visit the famous hot spring which is known for its curative properties of skin diseases - Yumthang is a valley near the river Lachung Chu surrounded by mountains where the tree line ends - In spring the valley erupts in riots of colors as Primulae, Rhododendrons and many other Alpine flowers in full bloom along with snow covered valley except in autumn - During winter Yumthang is somber with snow all around and the snow clad mountains adding to the beauty - Return to Lachung - Evening free to stroll up to Lachung monastery and the Lepcha village – Night halt at Lachung
Day – 05 – Lachung Sight Seeing (optional) and Transfer to Gangtok – Early morning breakfast - After breakfast leave for Yumeysomdong or Katao as per the program or drive to Gangtok after breakfast - Yumesamdong is a large valley surrounded by mountains and Katao is a snow clad peak close to Lachung – The scenic beauty of both are nice – Return journey to Gangtok is 125 kilometers, 5 – 6 hours – Lunch on the way – If the weather is good and sky is clear one can get to see the Himalayan range - The location on the way offers majestic view of mount Pandim, mount Kabru, mount Simvo, mount Jopuno, mount Kanchendzonga, mount Sinolchu and other peaks and the road side is wooded Rhododendron forest generally blooms during spring - Back to Gangtok - Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok
Day - 08 - Departure to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) - Drive to Siliguri, on the way to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) (130 kilometers, 4 - 4 ½ hours) - Morning breakfast - After breakfast transfer to It’s a four to five hours drive - Scenic beauty - The drive will be along the River Teesta - Stoppage at Rangpo or Melli or Chitrey for Refreshment - Next stop at Coronation bridge for photography if time permits – Drive to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) /Siliguri - Guest are advised to start early and not to rush - Forwarding Journey
Half Day include Banzakhri Falls, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Flower show, Dro-dul Chorten & Institute of Tibetology. (Timing : 09.00 hrs to 13.00 hrs) Full Day include Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok & Hanuman Tok, Ranka Monastery, Banjakhri Falls, Cottage Industry, Dro-dul Chorten, Institute of Tibetology, Flower show and Handicraft Centre. (Timing : 09.00 hrs to 17.00 hrs).
Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (Full day trip from 08.00a.m. to 03.00 p.m.)
Optional sightseeing with additional cost
03 points include Tashi view point, Ganesh Tak & Hanuman Tak (not covered in any of the Itinerary)
Saramsa Garden, Smile Land Amusement Park. Rumtek Monastery & Lingdum Monastery , Nathula Pass (Indo-China Border) opens only on Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & sun (if permit is available) , Aritar Lake.Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse & Chardham. Enchey Monastery, Cable Car (Rope way) & Zoo.