Landscape of Sikkim
Peaks in Sikkim
Sikkim is a state in northeast India, bordered by Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal. Part of the Himalayas, the area has a dramatic landscape that includes India’s highest mountain, 8,586m Kangchenjunga. Sikkim is also home to glaciers, alpine meadows and thousands of varieties of wildflowers. Steep paths lead to hilltop Buddhist monasteries such as Pemayangtse, which dates to the early 1700s
Arrival and Transfer to Gangtok
Excursion to Changu / Tsomgo Lake /Nathu La (Optional)
Transfer to Lachen from Gangtok
Excursion to Gurudongmar Lake and Transfer to Lachung
Sight Seeing at Yumthang Valley and transfer to Gangtok
Departure to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP)
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
Early morning breakfast – Permits are made one day prior to visit - This is nearly 48 kilometers drive and takes nearly 2 hours - Visit to Tsomgo / Changu Lake and Baba Mandir, cool, serene water and the picturesque beauty – Tsomgo lake is one of the holy lake of the region - A temple of Lord Shiva is built on the lakeside - Primula flowers and other alpine plantation provide an immaculate beauty to this place - Till April it is full of snow and lay frozen – (Nathu La Pass visit has to be arranged the previous Night when Voters ID card will be asked for – Nathu La Pass once booked the amount is not refunded even if the trip get cancelled - Back to hotel for lunch or lunch on the way – The rest of the day is free - Evening one is free to stroll around M G Road or the Local Market -
Over night stay at 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
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 - 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
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 for lunch - After lunch drive to Gangtok 130 kilometers, 4 – 5 hours drive - Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok
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 - Onward Journey
Meet and Greet Assistance on your arrival
Accommodation as mentioned above, inclusive of all taxes
Breakfast & in Lachung & Lachen all Meals included
Vehicle as per Itinerary including toll, parking, fuel charges and driver bata.
All kind of personal expenses such as tips, laundry, telephone bills and beverages.
It also does not include any meals unless and otherwise specifically mentioned.
Air Fare / Train fare /Bus fare
Optional, suggested or unspecified activities ,Entrance Fees & Guide charges.
Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary
Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
Cost is based on 4 Travellers