The pleasant little town of Pelling is famous for magnificent views of the snow-capped Kanchenjunga range, the third highest peak in the world. Pelling is about 130 km away from Siliguri and 115km from Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, and is well connected by bus and jeep services. The Placid town pulls most of the visitors for its representative status in history, nature and culture of the state of Sikkim.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrive At Darjeeling
Meet and greet at Airport / New Jalpaiguri railway station and transfer to Darjeeling Known as the 'Queen of the Hills', Darjeeling is one of the most famous hill stations in the world. Check in at the hotel. Overnight halt.
Day 2: Darjeeling (Full Day Tour)
Early in the morning before dawn at 4 am proceed to Tiger hill to watch the breathtaking sunrise and its reflection rays over the khancendzonga ranges. On the way back visit Batasia loop and Ghoom monastery back to hotel at 7 am. After freshen up and breakfast at the hotel visit to Himalayan mountaineering institute, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan zoological park, Tenzing rock, Tibetan refugee self-help center, tea estate (outer view), Ava art gallery and Japanese temple, peace pagoda, labong race course and rope way. Overnight stay Darjeeling.
The Gallery was established by the couples late Mr. Bhopal Rao Sett and his wife late Ava Devi in 1965. This Gallery is full of water, oil & thread paintings. But the works on...
Hill Cart Road, Darjeeling - 734101, India
Day 3: Darjeeling To Pelling Half Day Sightseeing
Early breakfast and then drive to your next destination Pelling. Check into Hotel. After Lunch sightseeing tour covering Darap village, Khancendzonga waterfalls, Sewaro Rock Garden, Rimbi water Falls and Khachoedpalri Lake, a wish fulfilling sacred lake, Myth is that the birds do not allow a single leaf to fall on the surface of the lake. It is interesting to note that the shape of the lake is like a human footprint, Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins, the scenic view from the top of the ruin to the mystic heights of Kanchenjunga ranges is something to be cherished, New Helipad Ground. The places to be covered will depend on the time left because driving at night is not advised. Overnight stay in Pelling.
Pemayangtse Monastery Pemayangtse literally means perfect sublime lotus. This is one of the oldest and most important monasteries of Sikkim. Founded in 1705, this monastery ...
Pelling, Sikkim, India
Phone: 03595/250760 or 250141
Travel from Darjeeling to Pelling
Day 4: Lachung To Gangtok
After breakfast, prepare for your transfer to Gangtok. On the way, for a clear view of the Kanchenjunga Range, stop at the point between Singhik and Mangan, and you could just get lucky with some magnificent views. This location offers visitors a majestic view of Mt. Pandim, Mt. Kabru, Mt. Simvo, Mt. Jopuno, Mt. Khangchendzonga and Mt. Siniolchu. Lunch will be had at Namok on the way. Overnight at hotel in Gangtok.
Distance From Lachung To Gangtok : 110 kms/4-5 hrs.
Travel from Pelling to Gangtok
Day 5: Tsomgo Lake And Baba Mandir
After breakfast depart for full day excursion trip to Tsomgo Lake (12400 feet) and Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir which is only 32 km from Gangtok, the lake is about 1 km long, oval in shape and 15 meters deep. The lake is considered sacred by the local people. Spend the evening at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity. Overnight stay at Gangtok. (In case of Land slide or any reason Tsomgo Lake is closed we will provided alternate sightseeing).