Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok
MG Road, Gangtok
Bakthang Waterfalls, Gangtok
Toy Train, Darjeeling
Tea Garden, Darjeeling
Sun Set at Tiger Hill, Darjeeling
Arrive at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra ( IXB ), our representative will meet you and 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 120 kilometers 4 hours drive). Arrive and Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center. Stay Over Night stay at Gangtok. (Dinner).
Morning breakfast at hotel, proceed for Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (nearly 40 kilometers and 2 hours) - Tsomgo Lake is situated at an elevation of 3753 meters / 12310 feet - The Lake is oval shaped lake nearly 50 feet deep - Generally covered in snow for most of the year the year – This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds – Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all. Return back to Gangtok. Stay overnight at Gangtok. (Breakfast, Dinner).
Early morning after breakfast drive to Lachen (135 kilometers, 5 – 6 hours’ drive) . Enroute enjoy lunch at Lunch at Chungthang (Chungthang is 96 kilometers from Gangtok ). Continue drive to Lachen (35 kilometers from Chungthang) . Reach Lachen late afternoon / early evening - The snow capped peaks, the Shingbha wildlife 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. Arrive and Check into a hotel. Evening free to stroll and visit the Lepcha Village. Stay Overnight at Lachen. (Breakfast, Dinner).
After an early morning breakfast, Visit Gurudongmar Lake (About 55 kilometers, 3 hours drive). Gurudongmar Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world, located at an altitude of 17,100 ft (5,210 m). It lies in the district of North Sikkim in the state of Sikkim in India, only some 5 kilometers (3.1 mi) south of Chinese border. 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. Return back to Resort for Lunch. After lunch check out and drive to Lachung - The region is fully covered with Rhododendron forest with Chopta Valley and Thangu are the other places of interest (Nearly 50 kilometers and 2.5 hours drive). Arrive and Check into hotel at Lachung. Evening free to visit Lachung Monastery. Stay overnight stay at Hotel at Lachung. (Breakfast, Dinner).
After breakfast drive towards Yumthang situated at an elevation of nearly 11800 feet - On the way you may 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 ethereal beauty - Return to resort at Lachung for Lunch – Transfer to Gangtok – Reach Gangtok in the evening – Check into hotel – Night stay at Gangtok.
Morning after breakfast, Drive for visit to Enchey Monastery, Barthang waterfalls, Nam Nang view point, Ropeway, Flower Show, Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology & Do Drul Chorten (Stupa).etc. Return Back to hotel.
After lunch Drive to Pelling (120 kilometers 4.5 Hours’ drive). Pelling is at an altitude of 6800 feet / 2072 meters. On a clear day guest can get a clear view of Himalayan range with snow-capped mount Pandim, Kumbhakarna, Rathong, Kanchenjunga, Zopuno, Shimbho, Narsing, Sinolchu etc. Stay over Night stay at Pelling. (Breakfast, Dinner).
Morning after a leisurely breakfast explore Pelling. Places of visit are Rimbi waterfalls, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kechopalri Lake, it is one of the holy Buddhist lake and it is believed that any wish in front of the lake comes true - Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird and thus the water surface is always free of leaves, Kechopalri Monastery, Kanchenjunga water Falls, New Helipad, Rabdense Ruins & Kanchenjunga View tower etc. Evening return back to hotel. Evening free to roam around the helipad or Shopping center – Stay overnight stay at Pelling. (Breakfast, Dinner).
After a leisurely breakfast, check out and transfer to Darjeeling (Nearly 110 kilometers 4 hours drive) At an height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet lies the land of breathtaking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Everest is the Queen of the hills – It is also home to the famous World Heritage train – The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR). Arrive and Check into hotel. Overnight stay at Darjeeling. (Breakfast, Dinner).
Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather). On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop. Return back to hotel.
Afternoon enjoy half day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed) etc.
Return back to hotel. Evening free to stroll around the Mall area or Chowk Bazaar. Overnight stay at Darjeeling. (Breakfast, Dinner).
Morning after a leisurely breakfast, check out and drive to Kalimpong (Nearly 70 kilometers 2.5 hours drive) Kalimpong is situated on the foothills of the Himalayas is a green destination at an altitude of 1243 meters / 4078 feet. It is a historical destination with bustling market, colorful people and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range. Arrive and check into hotel. After a brief rest proceed for sightseeing tour driving through scenic road to Forest Museum (Closed On Thursday), Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir, Dr Graham Homes, Durbin Monastery, Mangaldham, Pine View Nurseries (Cactus Only). Overnight stay at Kalimpong. (Breakfast, Dinner) .
Morning breakfast check out and transfer to New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) or Bagdogra Airport (Nearly 100 kilometres 3 hours’ drive) for onwards flight. (Breakfast).