07N / 08D :: GANGTOK 03N - LACHEN 01N - LACHUNG 01N - DARJEELING 02N
( PKG-00044 )
Day 1 : Arrival & Transfer to Gangtok - Overnight stay at Gangtok-
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 with the transfer to Gangtok – Gangtok the capital of Sikkim Suits all from tranquility 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 4 ½ - 5 hours drive – Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok
Day 2 : Excursion To Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (Full Day) - Overnight stay at Gangtok -
Morning breakfast at hotel – Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir ( New ) nearly 40 kilometers - The Lake is oval shaped lake nearly 50 feet deep - Generally covered in snow for most of the year – This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds – Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all - Nathu La Pass to the Republic of China is nearly 20 kilometers and is optional tour - Back to Gangtok - Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok (In case of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tsomgo Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing will be provided)
SUPPLEMENTARY COST FOR NATHULA PASS: Rs 5500/- PER VEHICLE
**ISSUANCE OF PERMIT FOR NATHULA PASS DEPENDS UPON THE AVAILABILITY. IT IS CLOSED ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY. IF THE GUEST WANTS TO AVAIL OF THE NATHULA PASS THEN THEY WILL HAVE TO INFORM US A MINIMUM OF 3 DAYS BEFORE THE TRIP. ONCE THE PERMIT IS ISSUED AND DUE TO ANY WEATHER CONDITION IF THE ROADS ARE CLOSED THEN THE CHARGES WOULD BE NON REFUNDABLE**
Day 3 : Transfer to Lachen from Gangtok – Over night Stay at Lachen -
Early morning breakfast – Drive 135 kilometers, 5 – 6 hours drive - Chungthang is 96 kilometers from Gangtok – Lunch on the way – Lachen is 35 kilometers from Chungthang Reach Lachen late afternoon / early evening - The snow-capped peaks, the Shingbha wildlife sanctuary, Gurudongmar Lake, Chopta Valley, Thangu are a 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 - Welcome Tea – Evening free to stroll and visit the Lepcha Village – Overnight stay at Hotel in Lachen
Day 4 : Excursion to Gurudongmar Lake & Transfer to Lachung –
Early morning breakfast – Visit Gurudongmar Lake 55 kilometers, 2 ½ - 3 ½ hours 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 - Next drive through the cold desert till Tibet / China back to Resort for Lunch – After lunch drive to Lachung - The region is fully covered with Rhododendron forest with Chopta Valley and Thangu are the other places of interest – Nearly 50 kilometers and two hours drive – Check into the hotel at Lachung - Evening free to visit Lachung Monastery - Overnight stay at Hotel at Lachung.
Please Note: Due to the Uncertain condition of Road for Snowfall we don't include Kalapatthar / Chopta Valley in Our Itinerary, However, this can be visited by paying the additional cost to Driver If Road is Open.
Day 5 : Sight Seeing at Yumthang & Transfer from Lachung to Gangtok - Overnight stay at Gangtok -
After breakfast drive towards Yumthang situated at an elevation of nearly 11800 feet - On the way, you may visit the famous hot spring which is known for its curative properties of skin diseases - Yumthang is a valley near the river Lachung Chu surrounded by mountains where the tree line ends - During winter Yumthang is somber with snow all around and the snow-clad mountains adding to the ethereal beauty - Return to resort at Lachung for Lunch – Transfer to Gangtok – Reach Gangtok in the evening – Check into hotel – Night stay at Gangtok
Please Note: Zero Point, Katao is Not Included Here. For Zero Point you can pay an extra 3500/- (Approx) to Driver he will take you to Zero Point additionally If Road is Open.
Day 6 : Gangtok to Darjeeling Transfer -Over Night Stay at Darjeeling
After breakfast at hotel and then forwarding journey to Darjeeling - Transfer to Darjeeling takes nearly 135 Kilometers 3 – 3 ½ hours – It is situated at an height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet on the top of a ridge - It is a land of breathtaking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Everest is popularly known as the Queen of the hills and known for Orthodox tea – Darjeeling is home to many international Schools and few of the internationally famous site like Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) – It is also home to the famous World Heritage train (UNESCO) – The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park and the internationally famous Tea Estate - Check into hotel – Evening free - Over Night stay at Darjeeling
Day 7 : Darjeeling Local sight seeing 7+3 Point - Overnight stay at Darjeeling -
Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to ( 8400 feet ) 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 rest for half an hour and start for next round of sightseeing - Half Day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate ( Outer View ), Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda – Back to hotel – Evening free to stroll around the area - Overnight stay at Darjeeling
1) Visiting Tiger Hill subject to availability of Entry Ticket.
2) Joy Ride is not included in the Itinerary, For Joy Ride, Additional Half Day is Required. and Train Ticket Cost will be charged extra. (Train Ticket is Subject to availability )
Day 8 : Departure - Darjeeling to Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Raliway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airpot (IXB) –
Morning breakfast - After breakfast transfer to Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) - Nearly 105 kilometers 3 ½ - 4 hours drive – Forwarding Journey
Duration: 7 Nights 8 Days
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