Our representative will be there to receive the Guest at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP)/ Bagdogra Airport (IXB)/ Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) – He will be assisting for the transfer to Gangtok – Gangtok the capital of Sikkim Suits all from tranquillity to adventure, land of monastery, mystic rituals & festivals at a height of 1670 meters/ 5480 feet and is the most visited spot of India. It is one of the most beautiful towns with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids, and butterflies - Nearly 135 kilometers 3 ½ - 4 hours’ drive – Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok.
Day 02: Excursion to Changu/ Tsomgo Lake/Nathula (Optional)
Early morning breakfast – Permits are made one day prior to visit - This is nearly 48 kilometers drive and takes nearly 2 hours - Visit to Tsomgo/ Changu Lake and Baba Mandir, cool, serene water and the picturesque beauty – Tsomgo lake is one of the holy lake of the region - A temple of Lord Shiva is built on the lakeside - Primula flowers and other alpine plantation provide an immaculate beauty to this place - Till April it is full of snow and lay frozen) Back to hotel for lunch or lunch on the way – The rest of the day is free - Evening one is free to stroll around M G Road or the Local Market - Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 03: Transfer to Lachen from Gangtok
Early morning Breakfast – Drive 135 kilometres, 6 to 7 hours’ drive - Chungthang is 96 kilometers from Gangtok – Lachen is 35 kilometers from Chungthang Reach Lachen late afternoon/ early evening - The snow-capped peaks, Gurudongmar Lake is the major attraction – It’s a valley surrounded by gigantic and humbling snow peak mountains and the starting point of Green Lake Trek – In fact the village cradled between stern, tall rock faces standing like guards – A hamlet with very few people – It almost like this town is hidden from the outside – Like a Shangri - La – Check into a hotel - Evening free to stroll around - Overnight stay at Hotel in Lachen.
Day 04: Excursion to Gurudongmar Lake and Transfer to Lachung
Early morning Breakfast – Visit Gurudongmar Lake 55 kilometers, 2 ½ - 3 ½ hour’s drive - A valley at an altitude of 11, 800 feet through which Lachen Chu flows, generally covered with snow from December to April or even more is known as the Holy/ Sacred Lake - Back to hotel for lunch - After lunch proceed to Lachung – Nearly 50 kilometers and two hours’ drive – Check into hotel at Lachung. Evening free to Stroll Around - Overnight stay at Hotel at Lachung.
Day 05: Sight Seeing at Yumthang & Transfer to Gangtok
Early Morning Breakfast – Visit to Yumthang i.e. 25 kilometres, 1 hour - A valley at an altitude of 11, 800 feet through which Lachung Chu flows, generally covered with snow from December to April or even more is known as the valley of flowers - Back to hotel for lunch – Afternoon drive to Gangtok 130 Kilometres, 6 to 7 hours - Evening one is free to stroll around M G Road and the local market - Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 06: Transfer to Pelling (Via Ravangla)
Morning breakfast and check out of the hotel to proceed to Pelling - A drive of nearly 130 kilometres 3 ½ - 4 hours’ drive - Pelling is situated at an altitude of 2072 meters/ 6800 feet - On a clear day guest can get a clear view of Himalayan range with snow-capped mount Pandim, Kumbhakarna, Rathong, Khangchendzonga, Zopuno, Shimbho, Narsing, etc - It is one of the exotic settlement with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids, historical sites, short trek routes, and wildlife – Its botanical and zoological richness is inspiring and the scenic view from the top of the ridge across deep valley to the heights of Kanchendzonga ranges is something to be seen to be believed Check into hotel - Evening free to roam around the small settlement - Overnight stay at Pelling.
Day 07: Pelling Local sightseeing
After breakfast at hotel – Drive for Full Day Sight Seeing - The routes are forested and the botanical and zoological richness is inspiring. Places of visit are Rimbi water Falls, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kechopalri Lake, it is one of the holy Buddhist lakes and it is believed that any wish in front of the lake comes true - Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird and thus the water surface is always free of leaves, Kechopalri Monastery, Kanchenjunga water Falls, Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse ruins, the scenic view from the top of the ruin to the mystic heights of Kanchendzonga ranges is something to be cherished – Back to hotel – Evening free to roam around the helipad or Shopping center - Over Night stay at Pelling.
Day 08: Transfer to Darjeeling
Early Morning breakfast - Next the driver will assist you for the forwarding journey to Darjeeling (!25 kilometres 2 ½ - 3 hours) – Darjeeling - At an elevation of 2123 meters/ 70001 feet, the land of breathtaking beauty, amidst rolling tea gardens, crowned by the majestic Himalayas popularly known as the Queen of the hills - Jewel in the crown of the Eastern Himalayas with mesmerizing beauty offers spectacular views of the Mount Everest, Mount Kanchendzonga and the rest of spectacular Himalayan range - Check in to hotel – Stroll to Mall/ shrubbery Park - Overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 09: Darjeeling Local Sightseeing
Early morning at around 4:45 AM drive to 8000 feet/ 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather) – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop – Back to hotel for breakfast - After breakfast next round of sightseeing - Half Day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tea Estate, Peace Pagoda – Back to hotel – Evening free to stroll around the area - Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day 10: Departure to Bagdogra Airport (IXB)/ New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP)
Drive to Siliguri, on the way to Bagdogra Airport (IXB)/ New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) (110/ 98 kilometres, 2 ½ - 3 hours) - Morning breakfast - After breakfast transfer to Bagdogra Airport (IXB)/ New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP)/Siliguri - Guest are advised to start early and not to rush. Forwarding Journey.