Famous for its wealth of art, Buddhist history, monastic culture and a stupendous view of Mount Kanchenjunga, Sikkim is the place to explore the best of the whole world. With only a week at your disposal, you can explore hidden hamlets of state, along with Kalimpong, on this fully guides trip offered by Tour My India.
Your journey to the best of Sikkim will commence from Kalimpong, where you will wander through charming sights at your leisure. Visit the golf course and enjoy a game of golf with your guide. End your day with a dinner at the hotel and dig your spoon in authentic Chinese cuisines. Next day, hop in your car and settle in for a four-hour drive through the manicured tea plantations and countrysides. Take in the stunning view of mountain Kangchenjunga, as you drive past the plantations bursting with tea leaves before arriving in Yuksom. When in Yuksom, start with a visit to Norbughang Chorten, a place where lamas used to gather and preach about Buddhist preachings. Also, you will be visiting further attractions like Karthok Lake, Dubdi Monastery Phemrong Waterfall, and Tashiding Monastery. Leave Yuksom, and travel across Namchi via Pelling. In Namchi, head first to Siddhesvar Dham, a shrine that is famous for a replica of the 12 Jyotirlingas ( a devotional object representing the god Shiva) and four Dhams (names of four pilgrimage sites in India). After seeking the blessings of the god, enjoy a tea tasting session of flavoursome tea at Temi Tea Garden. Head to Samdruptse and admire the shimmering copper, pink and bronze, the 45m-high statue of Guru Padmasambhava. Following day travel on to Gangtok- Sikkim's modern capital- and visit the attractions like Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Flower show, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Institute of Tibetology, Dro-dul Chorten, Enchey Monastery & Banjakhri Falls. After exploring Gangtok, its time to leave for airport/railway station, hop back abroad your jeep for 120 km drive back to Siliguri where you tour will come to an end, Booking tour package with Tour My India will make your holiday very smooth. You can touch down and get straight into the place: skip the ticket lines at the great monuments, join the walking tour for insider's view or even spent some time with the monks. By taking this tour, you will not miss any major highlight of Sikkim. See below for the complete itinerary.