Trip facts

Activity General Tour

Day 1 : Bagdogra-Gangtok.
On arrival at the airport, meet our driver/representative and drive to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. Check into your hotel and evening is free to stroll around the MG Marg, vehicle and smoke free boulevard.
Overnight in Gangtok.

Day 2. Excursion to Tsomgo Lake/Baba Mandir.
Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir nearly 40 kms and 2 hours drive -Tsomgo Lake, situated at an elevation of 3753 m is generally covered in snow for most of the year the year –home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds. Walk around the lake, take a yak ride, enjoy the surrounding and the snowy peaks and also visit the nearby Baba Mandir. After the visit return back to Gangtok.
Overnight in Gangtok.
Optional: Nathula pass visit depending on the availability of permit.

Day 3. Gangtok-Lachen(121kms/6-7hrs)
After a leisurely breakfast proceed towards our next destination Lachen, another of the hidden paradise in the lap of Himalayas. The road passes through several view points and waterfalls, like the Singhik view point, seven sister waterfalls, Mangan, Bhim Nala waterfalls and Chungthang. On reaching Lachen, spend your time exploring the beautiful village surrounded by the hills and mountains.
Overnight in Lachen.

Day 4. Excursion to Gurudongmar-Lachung
Drive to Thangu valley and visit Thangu village(4100m), a remote high altitude village of Tibetan Nomads. Explore around the village and enjoy breathtaking view of the alpine valley, in summer the valley blooms with multi hued colors of wild flowers. After spending some time proceed further towards Gurudongmar Lake, situated at an altitude of 5425m is considered to be one of the holiest lake both by the Hindus as well as the Buddhist, surrounded by snow clad mountains makes it a stunningly picturesque site. Enjoy the beauty of nature and return back to Lachen for Lunch. After lunch continue our drive to Lachung. Overnight in Lachung.

Day 5. Lachung-Yumthang-Gangtok
Drive towards Yumthang valley also popularly known as “The valley of flowers”. In spring the valley is covered with various species of Rhododendrons, orchids and many other Alpine flowers in full bloom. Depending upon weather conditions we spend time walking and enjoying the landscape and return back to Lachung for lunch. On the way back we can visit the famous hot spring which is known for its curative properties of skin diseases. After lunch continue our drive back to Gangtok.
Overnight in Gangtok.

Day 6. Gangtok-Pelling(117kms/4-5hrs)
Half day Gangtok tour, visit the Enchey monastery, flower show, Institute of Tibetology and the Do Drodul chorten. After the visit proceed on a ride to Pelling, a tiny hamlet located in the West Sikkim. During the journey from Gangtok to Pelling, we will stop at Ravangla and visit the Buddha Park, after the visit continue to Pelling.
Overnight in Pelling.

Day 7. In Pelling.
Full day sightseeing, visit Rimbi waterfalls, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kechopalri Lake, it is one of the holy Buddhist lake and it is believed that any wish made 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. Visit  Kecheopalri Monastery and Kanchenjunga water falls and retrace back to Pelling. Later in the evening we can take a hike to Pemayantse monastery and also visit the Rabdentse ruins.
Overnight in Pelling.

Day 8. Pelling-Darjeeling(74kms/4hrs)
After breakfast drive to Darjeeling, the land of breathtaking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Kanchenjung also known as “the Queen of the hills”. Rest of the afternoon is free to rest and relax or go for shopping.
Overnight in Darjeeling.

Day 9. In Darjeeling.
Early morning(before dawn) drive through forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather). On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, War Memorial and the Batasia Loop . After breakfast full day sightseeing that includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (closed on Sunday), a Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (closed Sunday).
Option is also available for toy train ride until Ghoom.(with extra cost).

Day 10. Darjeeling– Kalimpong.
After a leisurely breakfast drive to Kalimpong(2.5hrs). Kalimpong is another hill station buzzing with colorful people with lovely orchids, Gladiolus, rarest cacti and nurseries and offers spectacular views of the Mount Kanchendzonga and its range. After lunch half day sightseeing tour through scenic road to Delo hill, the highest point in Kalimpong, Hanuman Mandir,  Durbin Monastery, Mangaldham, Pine View Nursery etc as per your interest.
Overnight in Kalimpong.

Day 11. Departure.
Transfer to the airport for you departure flight.

• Private tour with your own dates.
• Cost depends on the no. of participants and the choice of hotels.