SIKKIM TOUR PACKAGES
  • DURATION 8 NIGHTS 9 DAYS
  • TYPE OF TRIPROAD TRIP
  • START CITY Darjeeling
  • END CITY Lachung

Darjeeling Gangtok with Lachung Tour

Find the perfect escape tucked in the lap of nature on our Darjeeling Gangtok Lachung Tour. In our 8N/9D Sikkim tour package experience the might of Mother Nature. Also, delve deeper in the history of North East and seek adventure in exploring the less trodden scenic trails in Sikkim. Wake up each morning to beautiful landscape and soak in the culture that is colourful and humble. Packed with thrills and peace this Darjeeling Gangtok Lachung Tour is all that you need to forget about the hectic city life and routines.

Giving a fantastic start to the tour, we begin at Darjeeling. The colonial-era hill station is quite a soulful place, where one can enjoy sightseeing and a ride on the historic Toy Train. Adorned with sprawling tea gardens, Darjeeling narrates some very interesting stories of a bygone era. Tranquil and blessed with salubrious climate, Darjeeling is ideal for a romantic getaway or for an escape from a monotonous routine. Our tour in Darjeeling will commence from witnessing the beautiful sunrise at Tiger Hill over Mt. Kanchendzonga. After this we shall visit the Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, PNZ Zoological Park, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refuge Centre and Tea Garden.

Gangtok is rightly termed as a destination that reflects Sikkim. The capital city boasts of a fine melange of rustic charm an urban culture. At Gangtok, natural beauty; alpine landscapes welcome one with a warm heart. The place is also known for amicable people and rich culture, it is clearly a must visit destination in India. This capital of Sikkim is also a hub of Buddhists, a hotspot for shoppers, lovers, and fashionistas. We would spend time exploring the beautiful places like Tashi View Point, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman, Rumtek Monastery/ Jhakri Falls, Institute of Tibetology, Enchay Monastery, Dodurl Chorten and M G Marg. We shall also treat our taste buds at M G Marg with mouth watering Sikkimese delicacies.

From urban to rural, our next destination would be Lachung, which is a scenic village in North Sikkim. Blessed with nature’s bounties, this place can be any nature lovers dream destination. It is one of those places where one whould spend time basking in the sun or hiking to a beautiful valley, Yumthang. The valley Yumthang is also known as the Valley of Flowers and is no less than a fairyland. Here one can see variety of flowers growing a sprawled land surrounded by lofty snow-clad mountains. We shall trek through Yumthang to learn more about this beautiful place, which is also the home to several varieties of birds. Wild animals like Red Panda are also a sighting possibility here.

Itinerary

  • Arrive Bagdogra Airport/NJP – Darjeeling (90 km)

    Meet our representative on arrival at Bagdogra airport or NJP railway station and drive to Darjeeling. Upon arrival, check into a hotel. In the evening you are free to explore the local area. Overnight stay at the hotel.

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    Early in the morning, we will leave for Tiger Hill for witnessing sunrise over Mt. Kanchendzonga.Return to the hotel and en-route visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. Later, after breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, PNZ Zoological Park (closed on Thursday) Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refuge Centre (closed on Sunday) and Tea Garden (outer view).Return to the hotel for lunch and spend rest of the day at leisure, followed by overnight stay.

  • Darjeeling - Pelling via Melli (115 km)

    After breakfast drive to Pelling in West Sikkim. The journey runs through the winding road cutting across the valleys, hills and villages and follows the course of Teesta River and then beautiful Rangit River till Legship. Take a refreshing break at the view point near Melli and watch the magnificent confluence of Tista River and Rangit River. Later continue drive to Pelling and check into a hotel on arrival for overnight stay.

  • Pelling

    In the morning after breakfast, visit one of the famous monasteries, the Pemayangtse Monastery. It is the seat of the Nyingma Order of Tibetan Buddhism and was originally a small Lhakhang built by Lhatsun Chempo in the 17th Century. The monastery contains numerous antique idols and objects of worship and is filled with wall paintings and sculptures.

    Later, we will visit the legendary lake at Khecheopalri (25 km). The Holy Lake is surrounded by dense forests and is believed to have the power of fulfilling wishes. Thereafter, we will pay a visit to the Kunchenjungha Falls and Rimbi Falls, two magnificent perennial waterfalls on the way. Return to the hotel for lunch.

    After lunch we will proceed to the Dentham Valley, about an hour drive from Pelling. Visit Tsangey Falls and take some photographs of the magnificent falls. Also visit Sinsore Bridge – the highest bridge in Sikkim. Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.

  • Pelling – Gangtok (120 km)

    After breakfast drive to Gangtok, land of unspoiled natural beauty with alpine landscapes, thick luxuriant forests, rivers in torrent and peaceful lakes. On arrival, checkinto a hotel. For rest of the day youare free to explore the local area. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Gangtok

    After breakfast, proceed to Tsongmo Lake (12,210 ft)and Baba Mandir, a 40 km drive which takes 2.5 hrs. This lake is located very close to Nathu La Pass, which is the entry point to China termed as the “Silk Route”and remains frozen for most parts of the year. The lake is home to the Brahminy ducks and many migratory birds. Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir, which is highly acknowledged for its spiritual worth. We can also visit the Nathu La Pass, which is the border between India and China. Later drive back to Gangtok. In the evening you are free for your own activities, followed by overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Gangtok – Lachung(125km)

    After breakfast drive to Lachung (8610 ft) anden-route visit the Kabi Lungstok. It is 25km from Gangtok where a treaty was signed between the Tibetan King, Khye Bumsa representing the Bhutias and the Lepcha Chief ThekongTek. The spot where the ceremony took place is marked by a memorial stone pillar amidst the cover of dense forests. We will also visit the Naga Waterfalls and confluence of Lachen Chu & Lachung Chu at Chungthang. Chungthang is predominantly a Lepcha region, the nodal junction for the two passes- Lachen & Lachung. Later, we will halt at the Twin Waterfalls and Bhim Nala Waterfalls.

    On arrival at Lachung, checkinto a hotel for overnight stay.

  • Lachung

    After breakfast proceed to Yumthang (11800 ft), which is also known as the Valley of Flowers. This is where the tree line ends & the rhododendron groves cover the landscape in a surreal shade. In winters there is snow all around and the snow clad mountains add a charm to the beauty. This place is also known for its hot springs that have healing medicinal properties. Enjoy entire day amid the magnificence of this place and later return to the hotel for overnight stay.

  • Lachung – Bagdogra/NJP Drop

    After breakfast drive to Bagdogra airport or NJP railway station for reaching your onward destination.

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