"Gangtok Darjeeling Nathulaa . . . . . . . OoooLaalaalaa"
If you are a travel enthusiast, there's no reason why you should not love Sikkim. The Himalayan aura, the snow-clad mountains, the gurgling waters of River Teesta, the monasteries, and the fresh air, offer an incredible experience to anybody who wishes to explore its untouched beauty. Nested in the foothills of Himalaya, the place is, indeed, a wonderland. Towards its east lies Gangtok, the heart of the land. The west has Pelling, a popular spot offering the perfect view of Mount Kunchenjunga.
Day 1: IXB/NJP to Gangtok, (130kms in 4hrs) Our representative will warmly welcome you on arrival and assist you to the vehicle for the further journey. He will provide you all the relevant documents (Hotel vouchers and Itinerary). There after you will depart towards your dream destinations. Throughout your journey, you can enjoy the versatility in climate. Pleasant weather will win your heart completely. On the way, you will pass through Mahananda Wild life Sanctuary and more this journey offers magnificent views of the mountains, valleys and village life, the forest, waterfalls and hills covered with tea gardens. After reaching at Gangtok, we assist you to check in at hotel and take rest. We suggest you to sleep early for next day tour. Overnight stay at Gangtok
Day 2: Gangtok to Tsomgo Lake with Baba Mandir Excursion – 52kms in 3hrs - One way (Timing: 7.30AM to 2.30PM) You need to get up early, get fresh and have heavy breakfast till 7.30am. We drive you to Tsomgo Lake (Alt 12000ft/3600M), a high altitude alpine lake close to Indo-China Border. The 1 km long and 15m deep lake is considered sacred to the local people. During the winter, the pure clear water remains frozen and it continuous to be till the month of May. Enjoy playing in snow and Yak Ride. Proceed further to Legendary Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir (“Hero of Nathula” An Indian soldier who was awarded the Maha Vir Chakra medal for his bravery and known for doing his duty still after death). Back to Hotel for late Lunch. Optional tour to Nathula Pass (Alt 14000Ft / 4200M) on China Border can also be arranged (Except Mon, Tue) for Indian Nationals only with 30 Days Advance Request at an additional cost. Take some rest. Or you may visit the famous M G Marg. This pedestal marg is an open shopping mall with a lovely ambience where tourists take a leisure stroll and relax on the benches laid along the both sides of the road. The entire area is free of litter, smoke and vehicle. Overnight stay at Gangtok
Day 3: Full day city tour (Timing 8.30AM to 4.30PM) After breakfast, you visit top ten tourist points of Gangtok which includes Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok & Hanuman Tok, Ropeway, Banjakhri Falls, Cottage Industry, Do-drul Chorten, Institute of Tibetology, Flower show and Bakthang water fall (maximum 6 hours). Overnight stay at Gangtok
Day 4: Gangtok to Lachung, 124kms in 7hrs After breakfast depart for Lachung (Alt 8075Ft / 2425M) in North Sikkim. On the way visit Singhik, Seven Sister Water Falls, Chungthang Confluence and Vim Nala Water Falls. As well as you move towards your destination, your interests will increase accordingly by the views around. Lunch at a local restaurant on the way. Reach Lachung at evening. Lachung has been described as the "most picturesque village of Sikkim" and also well known for snow capped mountain peaks, breathtaking waterfalls, sparkling streams and apple orchards. Weather is very pleasant even in peak summer. Whole valley is covered with full bloom of rhododendron. Overnight stay at Lachung hotel
Day 5: Yumthang Valley and Lachen Excursion 25kms in 1.5hrs (One Way) Yumthang is popularly known as 'Valley of Flowers. It is also home to the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, and has over 24 species of the Rhododendron, the state flower. A vast flat green landscape in the lap of “The great Himalaya” covered with tree and a glacier flowing through it , is enough to make you speechless. You can see snow here in every season. You will feel like to be in Heaven.Now move towards one more magnectic place Lachen,after taking some memorable moments we will revert to our hotel . Evening is free to roam around the village and river valley. Overnight stay at Lachung Hotel. Optional Yumesamdong Valley (Alt 15750Ft / 4725M) for Indian tourists only– From Yumthang Valley you can drive for another 30kms in 1.30hr to Yumesamdong or Zero Point close to Tibet Border (At an extra cost)
Day 6: Lachung to Namchi 150 kms in 6hrs Check out from Lachung hotel and drive for Namchi South sikkim. Check in at hotel by late afternoon. In the evening Explore the local of cleanest city Namchi.After Delicious dinner over night stay in Namchi
Day 7: Chardham Solophonk and Ravangla visit (in 8.30 hrs) After breakfast move for famous chardham temple and solophonk excursion .in the 2nd half we head on towards Ravangla ,here we see famous and so huge ''Tathagat Tshtal'' also called it Buddha park,from Ravangla Ralang Monestery is just 14 km,this will also explore same day and novernight stay at Ravangla.Mt. Kanchendzonga you can easily be seen from here in the next morning
Day 8: Full Day Pelling City Tour (Timing: 8.30AM to 4.30AM) Pelling is famous for its breathtaking view of the snow-capped mountains of Kanchenjunga and its ranges. It has a rich history, natural environment and local culture. The mix of both, the weather and the scenic beauty makes it a good naturopathy. The pollution-free environment makes you energetic, comfortable and stress-free. Local tour in Pelling starts with visit 8 popular tourist points – Darap Village and Valley, Rimbi Waterfalls, Rock Garden, Kanchendzonga Water Falls and Khecheopalri Holy Lake. After lunch visit Pemayangtse Monastery, Helipad View Point, Rabdentse Palace Ruins and Bird Sanctuary. After the day sight seeing we'll depart towards Dearjeeling(75km and approx 3 hrs.). over night stay in Darjeeling
Day 9: All day Darjeeling excursion,in the evening drop to Bagdogra Airport / NJP Station, (135kms in 4.30 hrs) Your heart will never allow you to leave this place but your destination awaits you. Today you will exlpore Darjeeling with a cute smile on your face remembering all the sweet moments spent here and drive back to NJP Railway Station/Bagdogra Airport for further journey. Today your tour with Trip Master India ends.