Hot Spring, Yumthang
Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok
MG Road, Gangtok
Bakthang Waterfalls, Gangtok
Gurudongmar Lake, Lachen
Chopta Valley, Lachen
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. (Optional visit to Zero Point at extra charge) Return to Hotel at Lachung for Lunch. Reach Gangtok in the evening Overnight stay at Gangtok. (Breakfast, Dinner).
After breakfast City tour of Gangtok, Visit the 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 the hotel. After lunch transfer to New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra ( IXB )(Nearly 120 kilometers 4 hours drive) – for onwards journey. (Breakfast).