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4 Nights 5 Days in Darjeeling and Gangtok
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4 Nights 5 Days in Darjeeling and Gangtok

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Bagdogra Airport to Bagdogra Airport

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5 Days

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Overview

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.

Darjeeling is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal which is located in the Lesser Himalayas at an elevation of around 2000mts. It is famous for its tea plantations, tea factories and toy trains. Some of the famous and memorable places to visit in Darjeeling are the M.G. Road or Mall Road where there are many places to eat and shop. You can enjoy local delicacies of the Darjeeling such as Momos, Thukpa and Dalle. 

Sunrise at the Tiger View point is just breathtaking and this place should be on your checklist. Ghoom Monastery is one of the oldest monasteries in Darjeeling. It has a 15fts high statue of Maitreya Buddha and also houses several Buddhist manuscripts and texts.

One of the most historic places in Darjeeling is HMI (Hindustan Mountaineering Institute) which is a full-fledged mountaineering institution founded by Tenzing Norgay, one of the first persons to summit Mt. Everest. The campus also has a museum where you can see personal artifacts of Tenzing.

The town of Namchi is located in South Sikkim and the name Namchi means “Sky High” is Sikkimese language. It is located at an elevation of 1,315 mts. Namchi is known as one of  the most photogenic locations in Sikkim. One of the most famous places to visit in Namchi is Siddheshwar Dham which is also known as Char Dham. It is located at Solophok Hill which is located 5kms from the town of Namchi. It is one of the most well known and auspicious places for Hindus. There is also a 108ft tall statue of Lord Shiva which draws visitors from all around. This place is great for learning more about Hindu religion and people’s ways of life.

Changu/Tsomgo Lake is a glacial lake in the East Sikkim district around 40kms from the capital Gangtok. It is one of the highest glacial lakes in the world with a height of almost 3,753 mts. This lake remains frozen for almost throughout the year. You can enjoy a Yak ride while here and there is also a Shiva Temple which is located here.

When you proceed further down the path, you will visit “Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir” which is a temple made to honour Late Indian Soldier Harbhajan Singh. He was martyred in 1968 near Nathula, which is near Eastern Sikkim. There are many legends about him, some of which state that his soul protects the Indian contingent near the place and warns them about impending danger.

The best time to visit Sikkim and Darjeeling would be in the months from April to June in summers. In summers, you can expect to see rhododendrons and orchids in full bloom in the valleys of Sikkim which makes for a really surreal experience. The summer months are really pleasant with temperatures ranging from 12 degrees centigrade to 28 degrees centigrade. These months are the best times to catch glimpses of the mountains and trekking is one of the best activities that you can enjoy during these months. Other activities include hangliding, white water rafting, mountain biking, kayaking and canoeing.

During winter months, you can expect to see the mountains and valleys covered in snow, which make up for a beautiful experience.

Itinerary

1

Day

NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport – Darjeeling (98 kms / 3 hrs)
2

Day

Darjeeling Sightseeing - Gangtok (115 kms / 4 hrs)
3

Day

Namchi Excursion (70 kms/3 hours)
4

Day

Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
5

Day

Gangtok – NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport (125 kms / 4 hrs)
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Things To Pack

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Rucksack:

You must pick a good quality backpack with a comfortable fit and straps that won’t give you shoulder pain. You can check out your nearest Decathlon store for a good trekking backpack.

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Day Bag / Day Pack:

When you head towards the summit, you are required to carry only a few necessary items and for that, you need a day backpack as you will leave your bigger one on the campsite.

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Hiking Shoes :

Durable footwear designed for rugged terrains.

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Floaters or Sandals:

Although the entire trek requires a good quality shoe, you still need to let your feet breathe to avoid chafing and blisters. When you are at the camp, a good pair of sandals and floaters will help you to move freely.

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Tees / Tshirts:

You must keep at least three pairs of quick dry tees so that you can wash them in between stops for proper hygiene.

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Poncho:

A poncho is an evolved form of a raincoat that provides coverage to your body as well as your bag and ensures total water protection from rain.

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Quick Dry Towel:

A quick dry towel will help in maintaining proper hygiene. It must dry quickly because the wet fabric will only increase the chance of bacterial growth.

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Sanitizer:

Essential for maintaining cleanliness while trekking.

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Sun Cap / Hat:

A lightweight sun cap with side flaps is perfect to keep your head cool and avoid sunburns on a sunny day.

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Sunscreen SPF 40+:

To avoid sunburns and chafing, you need to put on sunscreen as well as cold cream.

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Water Bottle (Re-usable):

Hydration is extremely important when it comes to trekking. Carrying a water bottle that you can refill with Himalayan water is a must.

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Personal Toileteries:

A bag with all your essentials including napkins, toothpaste, sanitizers, paper soap, etc should be carried in a ziplock bag.

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Personal Medication / First Aid:

A few cuts and bruises are almost inevitable when you are on a trek so carrying a medical kit with bandages, Dettol, etc is necessary.

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Sun Glasses / Reading Glasses:

Photochromatic glasses are specs that are designed to transform into anti-glare shades depending upon exposure to the sun. They are good when it comes to eye protection but one can also opt for clip-on glasses etc.

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Charger:

To keep your electronic devices powered during the trip.

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Power Bank:

Ensures your devices stay charged when there are no outlets.

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Personal Documents & ID's:

Identification proofs like Aadhar Card, Drivers License.

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Laundry Bag (Waterproof):

In case your clothes get wet or your garments don’t dry, you can carry them in polythene. However, make sure that all the plastic that you are carrying into the woods leaves with you. Don’t litter in the mountains.

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Track Pants:

A good pair of track pants made of polyester will let your skin breathe. They’re lightweight, dry easily, and comfortable to walk around in. You can easily avoid chafing and rashes by investing in a good pair of track pants.

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Trekking Shoes:

A good trekking shoe is comfortable, provides ankle support, and has a good grip as well. They shouldn’t be chunky, instead, they should be lightweight and sturdy.

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Cotton Socks:

Cotton socks are extremely comfortable to move around in and are lightweight as well which is why you can always count on a good pair of cotton socks while trekking. However, keep in mind to change them and avoid wearing them when they are wet.

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Woolen Socks:

A good pair of woolen socks, especially merino, are comfortable, limit odors and provide adequate insulation from the cold so you can wear them at night.

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Woolen Gloves:

Insulated gloves help in maintaining proper body heat in your hands and also provide a better grasp on trekking poles.

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Main Jacket:

It’s emphasized that you need to carry proper layers so you can avoid getting cold which is why you need to carry a heavy jacket that you can put on over your other clothes.

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Woolen Cap:

A woolen cap will help prevent cold when you ascend to high altitude. You can also cover your ears to avoid any pain and discomfort you might face in them when going at high altitudes.

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Hoodie:

A versatile layering option for various temperatures.

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Scarf / Balaclava:

Along with sun rays and chilly winds, you also get hit by dirt and grime during treks which is why it's important to carry a scarf or balaclava so you can cover your face when needed.

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Head Lamp:

You can’t rely on moonlight when you are in the mountains. A torch or even a headlamp with a fresh pair of batteries is always a good idea to bring along.

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Trekking Pole:

The trekking pole assists in more than one way. It saves energy while also providing stability and helps you to maintain proper balance.

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Camera:

This should be obvious. To make sure that you get to capture all the great moments from your trek. Make sure that you have enough storage and some extra batteries as well.

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Riding Gear:

If your trip involves biking or motorcycling.

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Moisturiser & Cold Cream:

To avoid sunburns and chafing, you need to put on sunscreen as well as cold cream.

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Lip Balm:

Your lips can become chapped due to the harsh cold winds so it's important to keep them moisturized.

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Sanitary Pads:

Essential for feminine hygiene.

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Insect Repellent:

Guards against pesky bugs and insects.

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Cash:

Emergency funds for unexpected situations.

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Thermals:

Thermal is a piece of garment that helps in keeping your body warm in cold temperatures. It is a necessary item that you need when going on a high-altitude trek.

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Snacks / Dryfruits / Energy Bar:

Provides quick energy on the go.

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Positive Attitude:

The most important item for a successful trek or trip, keeping your spirits high and adaptable to the challenges of the journey.

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