Irreverent, laid-back and happy-go-lucky, Sikkim’s capital is mostly a functional sprawl of urban concrete interspersed with patches of forestry. True to its name (meaning ‘hill top’), the city perches along a precipitous mountain ridge, descending down the hillside in steep tiers.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At New Jalpaiguri Railway Station/ Bagdogra Airport And Transfer To Gangtok
Meet and greet on arrival at New Jalpaiguri railway station/ Bagdogra airport and transfer to Gangtok. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Excursion To Tsomgo Lake And Baba Mandir ( Timing Will Depend On The Issuance Of Permit )
A day excursion to Tsomgo Lake - situated at a height of 3,780 Mts. with an average depth of 50 ft and Baba Mandir - The shrine maid in memory of sepoy Harbahajan Singh. Back to Gangtok. Evening free overnight stay at hotel.
The temple lies on the road between the Nathula and the Jelepla Pass and is visited by hundreds of people each day. The temple is believed to have wish-fulfilling powers and ...
Between Nathula And Jelepla Pass, Gangtok, India
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Day 3: Gangtok To Lachung ( Timing Will Depend On The Issuance Of Permit )
After breakfast pick up from hotel at Gangtok and transfer to Lachung (altitude 8610 ft). Via Phodong, Mangan, Singik Chungthang and Maltim lunch on the way. Overnight stay at Lachung.
Travel from Gangtok to Lachung
Day 4: Excursion To Yumthang Valley And Back
Early Morning visit Yumthang-Valley ( Famous as Valley of variety of Rhododendron ), Yumthang is the summer grazing ground of the yaks and winter playgrounds of yetis ( Myth ). On the way back visit the Hot Spring considered to have medicinal properties. Back to resort for lunch. Overnight stay at Lachung .
The Yumthang Hot Spring is located some distance away from Yumthang village. To reach the hot spring one has to walk a few hundred yards from the road and across a pedestrian ...
Yumthang, Lachung, Sikkim
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Day 5: Lachung To Gangtok
After breakfast leave for Gangtok. On the way stops between singhik, Mangan and if the weather is clear you may get to see the Khangchendzonga Range. This location offers a majestic view of Mt. Pandim, Mt. Kabru, Mt. Simvo, Mt. Jopuno, Mt. Khangchendzonga and Mt. Siniolchu. Visit Phodong Monastery on the way if time permits. Overnight at Gangtok.
Travel from Lachung to Gangtok
Day 6: Gangtok To Darjeeling
After breakfast start half day city tour of Gangtok covering Rumtek Monastery, JL Botanical Garden, Do-Dul Chorten, Institute of Tibetology(Closed on Sunday), Flower show and , Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms(Closed On Sunday). After completion of Gangtok city tour, transfer to Darjeeling. Arrive Darjeeling transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Directorate of Handicrafts & Handlooms, also known as the Government Institute of Cottage Industries, was established in 1957. Located at a distance of half km from the main ...
Zero Point, Gangtok, Sikkim, 737101, India
Travel from Gangtok to Darjeeling
Day 7: In Darjeeling
Early Morning at 0400 AM visit Tiger Hill ,famous for sunrise over Mt. Kanchendzonga,on way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop and back to hotel. After breakfast proceed for visit 7 points ,covering The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park( both closed on Thursday) Tenzing Rock, Tibetans Refuge Centre (closed on Sunday), Tea Garden (outer view), Japanese Temple, Peace Pagoda and Ropeway ( operational ,ropeway ride ticket to be paid by guest directly) . Overnight stay at hotel.