Gangtok Lachen Lachung Tour (North Sikkim) – 04 Nights & 05 Days –Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) - Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus (Junction) / Siliguri – Gangtok (01 Night) - Lachen (01 Night) - Lachung (01 Night) – Gangtok (01 Night) - Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus (Junction) / Siliguri.
Day - 01 –Arrival and Transfer to Gangtok - Guest will be received by our official at Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus (Junction) – He will assist you for the forwarding journey to Gangtok – Nearly 135 Kilometres, 3 ½ - 4 hours drive - A perfect destination for tourist in search of enchantment, tranquility, trekking or any other adventure - Land of monastery, mystic rituals / festivals at an elevation of 1,437 meters / 4,715 feet is the most often visited spot of India for its rare Orchids and Butterflies - In the evening one is free to stroll around M G Marg / Local Market - Over night stay at Gangtok
Day - 02 - North Sikkim Tour starts with Lachen - Early morning breakfast – Next the vehicle will report for North Sikkim with permit - Drive to Lachen – Chungthang is nearly 96 kilometres from Gangtok - On the way stop at Chungthang or Miyang Chu for Lunch – Next drive for 29 kilometres from Chungthang to Lachen - Reach Lachung late afternoon / early evening - The snow capped peaks, the Shingbha wild life sanctuary, Gurudongmar, Thangu, Chopta Valley and Green Lake are the major attractions of the region – It is almost like this town is hidden from the outside – The infrastructure is not good due to the remoteness and the snowfall / Rainfall – The place is worth visiting – Check into a hotel -– Evening free to stroll or visit the Lachen Monastery and visit the Lepcha Village – Overnight stay at Hotel in Lachen
Day - 03 - Gurudongmar Lake visit and Transfer to Lachung - Early morning breakfast – The route is Lachen – Thangu – Chopta Valley - Gurudongmar lake – Lachen - Drive 55 kilometres from Lachen stop at 15000 feet for permit to be signed – Drive the rest and visit to Gurudongmar Lake - 3 hour - A valley at an altitude of nearly 15 800 feet through which Lachen Chu flows – This is a holy Lake and is one of the most sacred place of worship for the Buddhist – The Lake gets frozen during winter barring a stretch which remains as water even at - 20 C – The region is generally covered with snow from December to April - This is a stretch of cold desert till Tibet / China - While returning have lunch at Lachen – After Lunch drive to Lachung - Overnight stay at Hotel in Lachung.
Day - 04 - Yumthang Visit and Transfer to Gangtok - Early morning breakfast – Visit to Yumthang i.e. 25 kilometres, 2 hour - A valley at an altitude of 11800 feet through which Lachung Chu flows, generally covered with snow from December to April or even more is known as the valley of flowers – Guest can spend a few hours at Yumthang – The vast Valley stretches and is a cold desert till Tibet / China - While returning visit to hot water spring if time permits - The region is fully covered with snow and Rhododendron forest - Back to hotel for lunch / Packed Lunch – Proceed to Gangtok - Afternoon drive to Gangtok 130 Kilometres, 5 hours - Overnight stay at Hotel in Gangtok.
Day - 05 - Departure to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) or New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) - Drive to Siliguri, on the way to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) (130 kilometres, 4 ½ - 5 hours) - Morning breakfast - After breakfast transfer to Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) - The drive is through hills and with scenic beauty – Stoppage at Rangpo / Chitrey or Melli for a cup of Tea is advisable if time permits – Drive to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) via Siliguri - Guest are advised to start early and not to rush - Forwarding Journey
Half Day include Banzakhri Falls, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Flower show, Dro-dul Chorten & Institute of Tibetology. (Timing : 09.00 hrs to 13.00 hrs) Full Day include Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok & Hanuman Tok, Ranka Monastery, Banjakhri Falls, Cottage Industry, Dro-dul Chorten, Institute of Tibetology, Flower show and Handicraft Centre. (Timing : 09.00 hrs to 17.00 hrs).
Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (Full day trip from 08.00a.m. to 03.00 p.m.)
Optional sightseeing with additional cost
03 points include Tashi view point, Ganesh Tak & Hanuman Tak (not covered in any of the Itinerary)
Saramsa Garden, Smile Land Amusement Park. Rumtek Monastery & Lingdum Monastery , Nathula Pass (Indo-China Border) opens only on Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & sun (if permit is available) , Aritar Lake.Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse & Chardham. Enchey Monastery, Cable Car (Rope way) & Zoo.
Optional sightseeing with additional cost
Optional sightseeing with supplement cost
Yumesamdong (Zero Point)
Katao (Officially not Possible)