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* Prices mentioned are for per person on twin sharing basis (minimum 2 people staying together)
Day Wise Itinerary
Enjoy the serene tour to the ever beautiful Darjeeling and Sikkim to beat the scorching heat of the plains. Get ready to feel the epitome beauty of the ever gracious Hills. Best of Eastern Holiday Special Package of 7 Nights and 8 Days Tour at Gangtok (2 Nights), Lachung (2 Nights), Yumthang and Gangtok (1 Night) and Darjeeling (2 Nights).
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival New Jalpaiguri ( Njp ) Railway Station / ( Ixb ) Bagdogra Airport - Gangtok
On arrival at NJP Railway Station / (IXB) Bagdogra Airport, (500Ft / 150Mts) will be met by our office Executive who will assist you to board your vehicle to Gangtok (5500 Ft /1677 Mts, 130 Kms / 04 to 05 Hrs). Check in and overnight at Hotel.
Day 2: Gangtok
After breakfast, in the morning, start for excursion to Tshangu Lake (12400Ft / 3780 Mts / 43Kms in 3Hrs one way from Gangtok) & Baba Mandir (13100Ft / 3994 Mts / 16Kms in 1Hrs one way from Tshangu Lake) (no entry for foreigner national, they are allowed to visit till Tshangu Lake, with a valid permit. They also have to be 02 & above is number to visit Tshangu Lake). Situated at a height of 12400Ft / 3780 Mts / 43Kms in 3Hrs one way, with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the Lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. Back to Gangtok and Overnight at Hotel. (Incase of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tshangu Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing will be provided)
Optional Nathula(14140 Ft / 4310 Mts / 20 Kms in 1Hrs one way from Tshangu Lake) Baba Mandir (13100Ft / 3994 Mts / 16Kms in 1Hrs one way from Tshangu Lake) is an Indo China border, controlled by the Indian Army & is situated approx 20 Kms ahead of Tshangu Lake at an height of 14140 Ft / 4310. The journey to Nathula & Baba Mandir is same up to 16 Kms. At this point the right arm of the “V” which is 4 Kms takes one to Baba Mandir & left arm of the “V” which is 4 Kms takes one to Nathula.
One can opt for Nathula Excursion by paying a supplement cost which varies from month to month. Nathula permit gets confirmed 24 hrs prior to the journey date & it is subjected to permit availability as it is allotted as per lottery. Nathula is closed on Monday & Tuesday for tourist. Organising the permit at the last moment is not possible & a clear window of 72 Hrs with proper documents is required to process the permit. To process the permit we would require 04 Passport Size Photograph & photo proof identity card such as Voter Id / Passport / Driving License. Pan card & Adhar card is not accepted as identity proof by authorities. There is no refund, incase the permit is confirmed by Sikkim tourism & due to whatsoever reason (Land slide, Heavy rain fall, VIP Movement, Health issue etc) one is not able to visit.
Day 3: Gangtok - Lachung
Pick from Gangtok Hotel and transfer to Lachung (8000 Ft / 2439 Mts / 124 Kms / 05 ½ to 06 ½ Hrs). On the way visit Tashi view point, Seven sister’s waterfall (Subjected the vehicle take the normal route). Overnight at Hotel.
Travel from Gangtok to Lachung
Day 4: Lachung - Yumthang - Lachung
Early morning proceed on a half day excursion to Yumthang Valley (11800 Ft / 3598 Mts / 25 Kms / 1 ½ hours one way). Visit to Yumthang Valley is a day excursion from Lachung, which is an attraction for tourist visiting this region. The colorful Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary bloom between April to June. The soaring snow-capped peaks, and herds of wandering yaks makes this a Himalayan paradise The valley is also known for its Hot spring. Although the water is quite dirty, many locals from the area visit to get themselves soaked & cured as believed.Overnight at Hotel.
Optional Yumesamdong known as (Zero point)(15300 Ft / 4665 Mts / 24 Kms / 1.5 to 2 Hrs from Yumthang one way) (no entry for foreigner national. They also have to be 02 & above is number to visit North Sikkim Lachen & Lachung. Foreigner nationals are allowed to visit till Yumthang, with valid permit). Yumesamdong excursion can be availed by paying a supplement cost of INR 3000.00 per vehicle. Yumesamdong located beyond Yumthang. The journey from Yumthang trudges up through the rugged mountain road. The aroma of sweet fragrance of Ezilia permeates the air. Ezilia is a plant used by the inhabitant to manufacture incense sticks.
To process the permit we would require 04 Passport Size Photograph & photo proof identity card such as Voter Id / Passport / Driving License. Pan card & Adhar card is not accepted as identity proof by authorities. There is no refund, incase the permit is confirmed by Sikkim tourism & due to whatsoever reason (Land slide, Heavy rain fall, VIP Movement, Health issue etc) one is not able to visit.
Day 5: Lachung - Gangtok
Transfer to Gangtok. On the way, see Bhim Nala waterfall. Overnight at Hotel.
Travel from Lachung to Gangtok
Day 6: Gangtok - Darjeeling
Morning Go for a half day (04 hrs) sightseeing covering Jhakri Waterfalls along with Droul Chorthen, Research Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday), Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom (Closed on Sunday) and Flower Show. Afternoon transfer to Darjeeling (7380 Ft / 2250 Mts, 115 Kms / 05 to 06 Hrs). Overnight at Hotel.
Travel from Gangtok to Darjeeling
Day 7: Darjeeling
Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (8364 Ft / 2550 Mts at around 4 AM) to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather). On way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop. After breakfast go for a half-day sight seeing of Japanese Temple, Peace pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Darjeeling Ropeway Ride (Ticket cost not included & will be approx INR 180.00 per person) Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (Closed on Sunday) & panoramic view of Tea Estate. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 8: Darjeeling - New Jalpaiguri (Njp) Railway Station / Ixb Airport
Transfer to NJP Railway Station / (IXB) Bagdogra Airport, (100 Kms / 03 to 04 Hrs) for onwards connection / journey.