Sikkim and Darjeeling in the northeastern part of India is most exiting in the diary of a traveler. Trip to Sikkim includes places of monuments, monastery, river, water falls, lakes, frozen lakes and many more scenic views. This tour covers the most important parts of Sikkim and Darjeeling like Gangtok, Lachen, Lachung, Gurudongmar lake, Yumthang valley, Tsongmo lake, Baba Mandir, Nathula, Pelling, Namchi, Darjeeling.
Greetings from SEASONZBLUE representative upon arrive at Bagdogra Airport/NJP Railway Station, Board on respective vehicles and set the drive for gangtok which is around 120kms and will take almost 4.5hrs of drive. En-route visit the beautiful Sevok, Teesta river, Lohapul and have a break for refreshments then continue your drive to reach Gantok city settled in the Mountains of Sikkim. Check-in to the Hotel and get relaxed and freshen up. Evening is free to stroll Around the HEART OF GANGTOK MG MARG.
Night stay at hotel in Gangtok.
Wake up early take breakfast and commence the journey with Tsongmo Lake (Changu Lake) to see the snow abode, enjoy the chill at the height of 12,313 ft. The lake remains frozen during winter & its surface reflects different colors with change in seasons. Enjoy the snow and capture your memories of the lake covered in snowy mountains. Continue the journey for Nathula on the way, pay tribute to Baba Mandir built on the memories of Brave soldier Harbhajan Singh died on Indo – China border. The whole journey is full of beautiful green road and valley. Return to Gangtok, night stay at hotel.
After early breakfast at Gangtok set the drive for NORTH SIKKIM by shifting the base to Lachen. while enjoy beautiful sceneries from Tashi Point and scenic beauty of local sights, Waterfalls are mostly dried during winter but the fresh and clean mountain waters will surly end your thrust of experiencing the natural green beauty. Lachen is a town located at 9,023ft and the chill it presents fills the lungs with peace. Check-in hotel at Lachen for dinner and stay.
Early morning drive to Thangu Village, a remote high altitude village of Tibetan Nomads and also proceed further to Gurudongmar Lake at 17,800ft close to Tibet Border is 2nd highest in INDIA, the one of the Highest and biggest fresh water lakes in world. Back to Lachen for Lunch. Check out from Lachen and drive further to Lachung (Alt 8075Ft / 2425M) via Chungthang. En route visit Chungthang Confluence and Vimnala Water Falls. Check in at hotel. Free evening Overnight at Lachung.
Early morning drive to Yumthang Valley (Alt 11925Ft), an Alpine flower valley in North Sikkim home to more than 600 varities of orchid flower. Enjoy the scenic landscape and Hot spring and drive back to Lachung for Lunch. Check out from Lachung and drive back to Gangtok (Alt 5550Ft ) via Chungthang.
Check in at hotel by late afternoon. Free evening Overnight at Gangtok.
Start for a day trip of Gangtok city covering Banzakhri Falls, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Flower show, Dro-dul Chorten & Institute of Tibetology,Ranka or Lingdum Monastery, Rumtek Monastery, Nehru Botanical Garden, Shanti View Point, Ganesh Top, Ropeway to experience the culture and heritage of Sikkim, enjoying the delisious cusine.
After breakfast drive nearly 120 kilometers, 5 – 5½ hours drive – Pelling is situated at an altitude of 2072 meters / 6800 feet – It is one of the exotic places in Sikkim with varieties of Rhododendron , Orchids, historical sites, short trek routes and wildlife – On a lucky and clear day, Guest can enjoy the scenic view of Himalayan range with mount Kanchenjunga, mount Pandim, mount Kabru, mount Simvo, mount Jopuno, mount Kanchenjunga and mount Siniolchu – Its botanical and zoological richness is inspiring and the scenic view from the top of the ridge across deep valley to the heights of Kanchenjunga range is something to be adored and memories to be clicked -Check into hotel – Evening free for liesure – Over Night stay at Pelling
After breakfast at hotel – Drive for Full Day Sight Seeing. The routes in Pelling are forested, the botanical and zoological richness is heartening to a sole. Places to visit are Rimbi water Falls, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kechopalri Lake(one of the holy Buddhist lake) Kechopalri Monastery, Kanchenjunga Water Falls,Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins, the scenic view from the top of the ruin to the mystic heights of Kanchendzonga. Return back to hotel in the evening, enjoy the boanfire, night stay at hotel.
After breakfast proceed the day for Darjeeling, Nearly 105 kilometers 3 ½ – 4 hours drive – At an height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet lies the land of thunderboults, breathtaking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Kanchenjunga the Queen of the hills – It is also home to the famous World Heritage train (UNESCO) – The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR). Check into hotel Evening free to roam around Mall or local Shopping center – Over Night stay at Darjeeling.
EArly morning At Around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oAk, MAGNoliA to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over KANCHENjunGA PEAk (subject to cleAr wEAther even mt. Everest) bAck visit Ghoom MonAstery, PeAce memoriAl & BATAsIA Loop – BAck to hotel for BREAkfAst – After BREAkfAst rest for HAlf An hour After BREAkFASt next round of sight seeing – HAlf DAy city tour includes PAdmAjA NAidu ZoologicAl PArk, HimALAyAn MounTAineering Institute (Closed on ThursdAy), RopewAy, Tenzing And Gumpo Rock, TIBETAn Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on SundAy), TEA EstAte, NAturAl History Museum (SundAy Closed), PeAce PAgodA – BAck to hotel – Evening free to stroll Around the ArEA – Overnight STAy At DArjeeling.
Early morning wakeup to witnes the world famous sunrise of Darjeeling from Tiger hill. Return for breakfast and after checking out from hotel head towards bagdogra to finish the tour on travellers note.
En-routeirik & Pashupati Market[Nepal]-[Optional-Personal Car Required-Rs 2500/Vehicle].