Gangtok, literally meaning hill top is a hilly town, serving as the capital of Sikkim state. Situated in the Shivalik hills of the Great Himalayan Range, Gangtok is a favoured holiday destination for discerning tourists and adventure seekers alike. With the town perched at an altitude of 1, 676 metres, amidst lofty peaks, visitors enjoy pleasant weather round the year during their Gangtok holidays.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01: New Jalpaiguri Railway Station / Ixb Airport – Gangtok (125 Kms / 4 Hrs)
Meet and Greet on arrival at New Jalpaiguri railway station
/ IXB Airport and transfer to Gangtok (5,480 ft.). On arrival Check-in to hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 02: Excursion To Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
After breakfast start for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) & Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms one way from Gangtok city. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
The Tsomgo lake in Sikkim is a holy lake worshipped by the Sikkimese. Tsomgo (Changu) lake, which is hardly 20 km away from the famous Nathula Pass and about 400 km from Lhasa...
Nathu La Pass, Gangtok, India
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Day 03: Gangtok – Lachung (116 Kms / 6 Hrs)
After breakfast pick up from hotel & transfer to Lachung (8,800 ft). Enroute visit Singhik View point, Seven Sister Water Fall, Naga Water Fall, and arrive Lachung by evening. Overnight stay at Lachung.
Travel from Gangtok to Lachung
Day 04: Lachung – Yumthang Valley Excursion – Gangtok
Early Morning drive to Yumthang Valley (11,800 ft. Known as Valley of Flowers). On the way back, visit Hot Spring considered to have medicinal properties. Back to resort for lunch and transfer to Gangtok, enroute witness the wonderful Bheema & Twin water falls. On arrival at Gangtok check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Yumthang Valley is a grazing pasture surrounded by the Himalayan mountains in the North Sikkim district of Sikkim, India. It is at an elevation of 3,564 metres (11,800) above ...
Lachung, Sikkim, India
Travel from Lachung to Gangtok
Day 05: Gangtok – Pelling (120 Kms / 5 Hrs) Via Chardham
After breakfast start for Pelling (6,100 ft.). Enroute visit Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse & Siddheshwar Dham (Chardham) in Namchi. On arrival check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay at Pelling.
Travel from Gangtok to Pelling
Day 06: Pelling Sightseeing
After breakfast start for full day sightseeing. 1st Half tour - Darap village, Rimbi water Falls, Sewaro Rock Garden, Khecheopalri Lake & Khangchendzongha waterfalls. In afternoon start for 2nd Half tour - Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins, New Halipad Ground. Overnight stay at 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
Day 07: Pelling – Darjeeling (109 Kms / 4 Hrs)
After breakfast transfer to Darjeeling (6,710 ft.). On arrival check-in to hotel & rest of the day free. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Travel from Pelling to Darjeeling
Day 08: Darjeeling Ssightseeing
Early Morning (at 04:00 am) drive to Tiger hill to watch the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 ft. Worlds 3rd highest peak), on your way back visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Ropeway and Japanese Temple. Evening free for shopping or leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.