Wreathed in clouds, Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim is located on a ridge at a height of 5500 feet. With a spectacular view of the Khangchendzonga, the town provides the perfect base for travel through the state. Once an important transit point for traders traveling between Tibet and India, it is today a busy administrative and business centre and presents an interesting mix of cultures and communities.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrive At Gangtok
Arrival at New Jalpaiguri railway station / Bagdogra airport. Transfer to Gangtok. Check in the hotel. Visit M.G. Marg by walking and evening individual activities. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 2: Tsomgo Lake And Baba Mandir
After breakfast depart for full day excursion trip to Tsomgo Lake (12400 ft), and Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir which is only 32 km. from Gangtok, the lake is about 1 km long, oval in shape and 15 mtrs 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).
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 Half Day Sightseeing Pelling
After breakfast go for local sightseeing covering Directorate of Handicrafts and Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show and Banzakhri Falls. Afternoon transfer to Pelling (6000 ft / 132 kms / 5 hrs).Overnight at hotel.
Banjhakri Falls. Its a lovely waterfall,surrounded by gardens and stairwells.Many beautifu sculptures can be seen there.A good picnic spot and a must watch for every Gangtok ...
Gangtok, Sikkim, India
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Travel from Gangtok to Pelling
Day 4: Pelling Full Day Tour
After breakfast we drive to Yuksom on way panoramic sightseeing of Darap Village, Rimbi Water fall and Hydro Project, Khecheopalri Lake (6000 Ft / 1829 Mts), it is one of the sacred Buddhist mountain lake and it is believed that whatever is wished in front of the lake comes true. Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird and Kanchenjunga Water fall. The routes are forested and the botanical and zoological richness is inspiring. A further drive takes you to Yuksom (the meeting place of three monks) - the first capital of Sikkim, Sewaro Rock Garden, Rimbi water Falls and Khachoedpalri Lake, Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins and New Helipad Ground. This was the place where the first Chogyal (a ruling dynasty in Sikkim) was crowned. Evening back to Pelling and overnight at hotel.