07N / 08D :: GANGTOK 04N - LACHEN 01N - LACHUNG 01N - RAVANGLA 01N
( PKG-00047 )
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 for the transfer to Gangtok – Gangtok the capital of Sikkim Suits all from tranquility to adventure, land of monastery, mystic rituals & festivals at an height of 1670 meters / 5480 feet and is the most visited spot of India - It is one of the most beautiful town 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 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 AVAIALABILITY. IT IS CLOSED ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY. IF THE GUEST WANTS TO AVAIL THE NATHULA PASS THEN THEY WILL HAVE TO INFORM US MINIMUM 3 DAYS PRIOR TO 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 wild life sanctuary, Gurudongmar Lake, Chopta Valley, Thangu are 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 - 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 to 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 hotel at Lachung - Evening free to visit Lachung Monastery - Overnight stay at Hotel at Lachung .
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 extra 3500/- to Driver he will take you to Zero Point additionally If Road is Open .
Day 6 : Gangtok Local Sight Seen – 10 Point - Overnight stay at Gangtok .
Morning breakfast - After breakfast drive for the city tour of Gangtok – Sight seeing will be for half day hence the drive will be easy and comfortable – It is not possible to cover all the spot in single day hence we make the program with points covering minimum distance traveled - Visit to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, Botanical Garden Ganesh Tok, Tashi View Point, Bakthang Water Falls , one of the finest falls close to Gangtok, etc – Back to hotel – Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center – There are few discotheques in Gangtok to spend time - Over Night stay at Gangtok
Day 7 : Transfer To Ravangla From Gangtok – Via Sight Seeing of Naamchi and Ravangla
After Breakfast Check Out from Hotel and -Proceed to Ravangla – It is a small tourist town situated at an elevation of 7000 ft in South Sikkim district of Sikkim. Distance from Gangtok to Ravangla is around 68 Km Via Dorzee Kazi Marg . and will take 2 ½ to 3 Hrs. - At Ravangla Visit Buddha Park , It is also known as Tathagata Tsal, is situated near Rabong . It was constructed between 2006 and 2013 and features a 130-foot high statue of the Buddha as its centrepiece. Beautiful Garden surrounded the whole area . After Proceed to Naamchi Chardham - Char Dham is a huge pilgrimage cum cultural complex developed by the Sikkim Government to promote Religious, Eco and Village tourism in the state. This temple complex is also known as Siddheswar Dham . You can see the towering statue of Lord Shiva in a sitting posture The main Shiva temple is 108-ft in height and atop that sits the gigantic statue of Lord Shiva which is another 87-ft tall. there are replicas of twelve Jyotirlangas constructed around the Shiva temple. With an aim to make this centre a complete self contained one for all, replicas of char Dhams have also been created, and they are Badrinath Dham, Jagannath Dham, Dwarka Dham that are dedicated to lord Vishnu and Rameshwar Dham which is dedicated to lord Shiva. Another important entity here is the Sai Baba temple. You can also find Nandi Bull facing Shiva, Kirat Dwar, Main Prayer Hall, viewing pavilion, several nice water bodies, musical fountain etc. Back to Ravangla – Overnight stay at Ravangla .
Day 8 : Departure- Ravangla To Siliguri -/ New Jalpaiguri Raliway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Juction)
Morning breakfast - After breakfast transfer to Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) - Nearly 130 kilometers 4 ½ hours drive – Forwarding Journey - With Wonderful Memories .
Duration: 7 Nights 8 Days
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