Package Overview: Gangtok Lachen Lachung Gangtok Pelling Darjeeling
Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days
Day 01: NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport – Gangtok (125 kms / 4 hrs)
Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport & transfer to Gangtok (5,480 ft.). On arrival check-in to hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 02: Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
After breakfast start for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) & Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms one way from Gangtok city. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 03: Gangtok Local Sightseeing
After breakfast visit to Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok. These viewpoints offering panoramic view of snow capped Himalayan peaks & Gangtok city. Proceed to visit Rumtek Monastery/ Jhakri Falls, Institute of Tibetology, Enchay Monastery, Dodurl Chorten etc. In the evening visit to M G Marg, the busy market of Gangtok, for shopping and having Sikkimese delicacy at the local restaurant. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 04: Gangtok – Lachen (118 Kms/6 hrs)
Morning drive to Lachen (9,400 ft, 118 km). On the way visit Seven Sister Waterfalls. Lunch at a local restaurant on the way. Check in at Hotel in the late afternoon. Overnight stay at Lachen.
Day 05: Lachen – Gurudongmar Lake (40 kms each side) – Lachung (44 kms/2 hrs)
Morning drive towards Gurudongmar Lake (17,000ft) only Indian National is allowed. Gurudongmar Lake is one of the highest situated lakes in North Sikkim. Remember the altitude here may cause breathing problem. Back to hotel & leave for Lachung, overnight stay at Lachung.
Day 06: Lachung – Yumthang Valley Excursion (21 kms each side) – Gangtok (118 kms/6 hrs)
After breakfast proceed to Yumthang Valley which is Known as Valley of Flowers (11800 Ft / 3598 Mts / 25 Kms / 1 ½ hours one way). On the way back, visit Hot Spring considered to have medicinal properties. Back to hotel & leave for Gangtok, overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 07: Gangtok - Pelling (120 kms / 5 hrs)
This morning after breakfast transfer to Pelling (6,100 ft.). On arrival check-in to your hotel. In afternoon take a half day tour of Darap village, Rimbi water Falls, Sewaro Rock Garden, Khecheopalri Lake & Khangchendzongha waterfalls. Overnight stay at Pelling
Day 08: Pelling - Darjeeling (109 Kms / 5 hrs)
After breakfast transfer to Darjeeling (6,710 ft.). On arrival check-in to hotel & rest of the day free. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day 9: Darjeeling Sightseeing
Early Morning (at 4.00 am) drive to Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular Sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 ft. Worlds 3rd highest peak), on your way back visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday close) Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Ava Art Gallery and Japanese Temple (4 hrs from 9.00 to 13.00 hrs). Overnight stay will be at Darjeeling.
Day 10: Darjeeling – NJP Rly Station / IXB airport (98 kms / 3 hrs)
After breakfast check out from hotel on time & transfer to NJP Railway station / IXB Airport for your onward journey.