Sikkim Gangtok Darjeeling
Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Day
Places covered: Gangtok, Tsomgo Lake, Baba Mandir, Ravangla, Lachung, Yumthang, Lachen Gurudongmar Lake, Ganesh Tok, Kalimpong, Lava Lolegaon Darjeeling city tour, Tiger Hill Sunrise tour
Stay: Pelling (2N) Ravangla (2N) Gangtok (4N) Lachung (1N) Lachen (1N) Kalimpong (2N) Darjeeling (2N)
Day 01: Bagdogra airport /New Jalpaiguri Rly Station – Pelling
On arrival at Bagdogra airport / New Jalpaiguri Rly. Station you will be received by our professional representative, who will be waiting for a warm welcome just outside of the airport (customs area)/ Rly. Station by your name plate /your referral and proceed to peeling (7,000ft. /124 km. /6 hours), the land lies with Mt. Khnagchendzonga and also known as the Hallmark land of eastern Himalaya. State in India.On arrival at Pelling check in at your hotel.Overnight stay at Pelling.
Day 02 : Pelling Sightseeing
Full day Excursion trip to Pemayangtse Monastery, built in 17th. Century, it is one of the oldest and most important monasteries of the Nyingmapa order of Buddhism in Sikkim also visit Khecheopalri Lake & Shingshore Suspension Bridge is worth seeing – length & gorge height is 680 ft. It is the second highest bridge in Asia. This area also has its. Also Visit Kanchendzonga waterfalls.Rock garden, Rabdencey Fort.Overnight stay in Pelling.
Day 03 : Pelling to Ravangla via Namchi & Chardham
Today proceed for Ravangla is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South Sikkim. At an altitude of 7000 ft, located on a ridge between Maenam and Tendong Hill, Ravangla offers unmatched views of the Greater Himalayas. The beauty of its landscape and its location as a transit point to nearby destinations has made Ravangla a must-visit place.
.Namchi : The mammoth statue of Guru Padmsambhava atop the Samdruptse hill. claimed without dispute that the 135 feet statue of Guru Padmasambhava constructed at the statue of Guru Padma Shambhava at Samdruptse Hill, Namchi, Sikkim.
Chardham: This unique Pilgrim Centre has a main temple of 108 feet height on which is based the 87 feet high statue of Lord Shiva on the sitting posture at the Solophok Hill. Apart from Shiva statue, this Pilgrim Centre also has replicas of the twelve Jyotirlingas, to offer one platform for Shiva devotees. Solophok Chardham Lord Shiva incarnated as Kirateshwar in Indrakeel (Present Sikkim). Therefore, in this incarnation he is locally worshipped by the people of Sikkim as Lord Kirateshwar. A statue of 16 1/2 feet height of Lord Kirateshwar is also installed in the complex. In order to attain Moksha, the Hindu belief is to perform pilgrimage to all the existing four Dhams. Thereby, replicas of these four Dhams, namely Badrinath, Jaganath and Dwarka dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Rameshwar, dedicated to Lord Shiva is also constructed.
Day 04 : Ravangla Local Visit
Ravangla is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South Sikkim. At an altitude of 7000 ft, located on a ridge between Maenam and Tendong Hill, Ravangla offers unmatched views of the Greater Himalayas. The beauty of its landscape and its location as a transit point to nearby destinations has made Ravangla a must-visit place.
Day 05: Ravangla – Gangtok
Today after breakfast proceed for Gangtok(5500ft. /69 km. /2.5 hours), the capital city of Sikkim state (Sikkim is the 23rd.state of India) which also known as most peaceful & beautiful state in India. On arrival at Gangtok check in into your hotel. Overnight stay
Day 06: Gangtok – Lachung.
After breakfast departure for Lachung (8610 ft./135km/6 hours), it has been described as the ‘most picturesque village of Sikkim’ by Joseph Dalton in his ‘Himalayan Journal’ (1855), situated in North Sikkim. Lachung is a exquisite valley town resplendent in its crown of snowcapped mountain, breathtaking waterfalls and sparkling streams. Arrival at lachung checks in at hotel. Overnight halt.
Day 07: Lachung – Yumthang – Lachen
After early breakfast drive up for Yumthang valley (11,800 ft./24 km / 2 hours) excursion tour. Yumthang, where the tree line ends and the rhododendron groves cover the landscape in a surreal shade.Yumthang also called the valley of flowers as in spring wild alpine flowers carpet the land. Yumthang is also known for its hot spring, which have healing medicinal properties .Back to Lachung and Departure for Lachen (9,500 ft/135 km/6 hours).On arrival check in at hotel .Overnight halt.
Day 08: Lachen – Gurudongmar Lake – Gangtok
Just start to drive up for a unforgettable excursion tour to Gurudongmar Lake (17,200 ft. /56 kms.)-a sacred lake, the waters are believed to possess the miraculous powers of granting issues to barren couples. The lake freezes during the winter except at one spot believed to be specially blessed by Guru Rimpoche. Back to lachen and drive down to Gangtok.
Day 09: Tsomgo Lake Baba mandir
Today drive up for a memorable excursion tour to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft. /39 km), this is one of the highest altitude Himalayan Lake. Most beautiful this oval shape lake almost 1 km long with its average depth 50 ft and situated in east Sikkim Himalaya. Again drive up for Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial (13,000 ft/15 km/30 minute). Back to Gangtok and evening free for M.G Marg. the popular shopping area in Gangtok. Overnight stay in Gangtok.
Day 10: Gangtok City sightseeing tour [07 points]
Today Gangtok half day city sightseeing tour to Ganjan Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Tashi view point, Baktham waterfalls, Lasa waterfalls, Handicraft, Flower show. Ganesh Tok (6,500 ft.), A small temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha and from this place one can take a breathtaking view of Gangtok. Back to Hotel .Evening free for individual activity. Overnight halt at Gangtok
Day 11: Gangtok – Kalimpong
Today embark for Kalimpong.(4,000 ft./75 kms./3 hours.) valley excursion, the picturesque little hill town in eastern Himalaya. Which compares favorably with other hill stations in India with its mild climate. Overnight halt.
Day 12 : Kalimpong – Lava Loleygaon
Today after breakfast proceed for lava loleygaon. Overnight stay at Kalimpong.
Day 13: Kalimpong – Darjeeling
Today proceed for Darjeeling (7,200 ft. / 49.1 km / 2hours), The Queen of Hill’s. Arrivals at Darjeeling check in at your hotel. Evening free for walk in the Mall, where you will get curio and handicraft shop Overnight halt.
Day 14: Darjeeling Sightseeing Tour.
Early morning get ready for an exciting excursion tour to Tiger Hill (8,500 ft), the famous sunrise point in eastern Himalaya and get the breathtaking view of the changing colour reflection over the Mt. Khnagchendzonga peak and en route back to hotel visit Batasia Loop ,this is a war memorial also visit Ghoom Monastery ,one of the oldest monastery. After breakfast proceed for Himalayan Mountneening Institute, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (closed on Thursday), Tenzing rock, Tibetan refugee self- help centre (closed on Sunday), Happy valley tea garden, Japanese temple & Peace pagoda. Back to hotel..Evening free to join in a delighted cultural evening at Darjeeling Night angle Park, where the different traditional folk dance present by local people.Overnight halt.
Day 15: Darjeeling– Bagdogra airport / NJP Rail station
Today is the farewell day of your magnificent tour so do spare few minute of your valuable time and write to tell us how much you enjoyed the tour. Today with many wonderful memories drive down to Bagdogra airport / New Jalpaiguri Rly.Station (124 km/ 4 hours) for Delhi or Onward Destination.