Itinerary:WO 10 DR SK - DARJEELING (02 N), KALIMPONG (01N) , GANGTOK (04N) , LACHEN ( 01N) , LACHUNG ( 01N) – 09 NIGHTS & 10 DAYS
Duration:09 NIGHTS & 10 DAYS
Highlights:DARJEELING, KALIMPONG, GANGTOK, LACHEN, LACHUNG
Day 01 : Arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) and Transfer to Darjeeling 78 km , 2 ½ hr.
On arrival meet & greet session at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB), after that our representative will brief the tour , then take the departure transfer toDarjeeling (78 Kilometers, 2:30 hours) - at an elevation of 6710 feet , popularly known as the Queen of the hills –Darjeeling offers spectacular views of Mt. Kanchendzonga– Stroll to Mall . Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day 02 : Darjeeling local sightseeing
Early morning at about 3:45 am drive to (8000 feet / 2440 meters) Tiger hill through primitive forests of oak, magnolia 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 having breakfast, a sightseeing tour of Darjeeling will be arranged. Within this tour, you can visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (closed on Thursday), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre (closed on Sunday), Tea Garden (outer view) and Japanese Peace Pagoda.Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day 03 : Transfer to Kalimpong via half day local sight seeing
After breakfast proceed for Kalimpong ( 57 km , 2:30 hrs drive approx ). Situated on the foothills of the Himalayas at an elevation of 1243 meters / 4078 feet –Visit Deolo view point , Durpin dara , Mangal dham , Pine view cactus nursery , Dr.Grahams home , Army gold course (drive pass).Over night stay at Kalimpong.
Day 04 : Transfer to Gangtok
After breakfast proceed to Gangtok (92 Kilometers, 3 ½ - 4 hours) , the capital of Sikkim.Gangtok is a perfect destination for tourist in search of enchantment, tranquility, trekking or any other adventure. Land of monastery, mystic rituals , situated at an altitude of 5500 feet , is the most often visited spot of India for its rare Orchids and Butterflies. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 05 : Excursion to Tsangu Lake / Tsomgo Lake& Baba mandir
Post breakfast proceed for next round of sightseeing.Today’s excursion will take you to the enthralling Tsangu / Tsomgo Lake ( 55 km ) which is located at a height of 12,400 ft above the sea level, this is holy lake of Sikkim after that visit Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir ( 13,200 feet). After that you will be driven back to the hotel.Evening is free.overnight stay in Gangtok.
Day 06 : Transfer to Lachen
Early morning breakfast drive to Lachen (9800 feet).On the way visit Tashi view point , Seven sister falls , Naga water falls .The infrastructure is not good due to the remoteness and the snowfall / Rainfall –People visit this part of the Sikkim (North) to enjoy snow , scenic beauty .Check into a hotel.Overnight stay in Lachen.
Day 07 : Excursion to Gurudongmar lake , Chopta valley & transfer to Lachung
Post breakfast proceed for a thrilling excursion to Chopta valley (13,200 feet) - Gurudongmar lake ( excluding package )( 17800 feet) .Back to hotel , post lunch proceed for Lachung ( 8800 feet).Overnight stay at Lachung.
Day 08 : Lachung – Yumthang Valley Excursion
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 on the way witness Bheema falls , twin water falls.Over night stay at Gangtok.
Day 09 : Gangtok Local Sightseeing
Post breakfast start for the city tour of Gangtok – Visit to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, Hanuman Tok, Ganesh Tok, and Tashi View point . Over Night stay at Gangtok
Day 10 : Departure to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB)
Morning breakfast - After breakfast transfer to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) or Bagdogra Airport (IXB) Nearly 120 kilometers 3 ½ - 4hours’ drive – Guest are advised to start early but not to rush - Forwarding Journey.
SCANNED COPY OF VOTER CARD OR DRIVING LICENCE OR PASSPORT ALONG WITH PASSPORT SIZE PHOTOGRAPH OF ALL TRAVELLERS
NB : NRI, OCI, PIO Card holder & Foreign National are not allowed to visit Baba Mandir&Nathula Pass. They are allowed to visit till Tsangu Lake, with a valid permit. They also have to be 02 & above in number to visit Tsangu Lake. For getting the valid permit these guest will have to bring with them their valid passport & visa / OCI / PIO Card. They will also be required to bring along with them 08 passport size photograph for processing their permits into Sikkim, Tsangu Lake, Lachen&Lachung. There will be an additional cost for processing the permit & making the tour applicable. Kindly write to us for additional cost.
For Indian Passport Holders to process the permit we would require the following:
We are not responsible for tour cancellation due to Force Majeure clause (Expenses / Cancellations incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc.) Additional expenses incurred due to Force Majeure Clause on the ongoing tour shall be borne by the guest on actual.