Gangtok 03 Nights /Lachung 02 Nights /Darjeeling 02 Night.
Duration : 08 Days/07 Nights
Day-1 : NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra ñ Gangtok (5500 Ft /1677 Mts, 135 Kms / 4Ω -5 Hrs).
On arrival at NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport you will be received by our office executive who will assist you to board your vehicle to Gangtok. Upon arrival proceed to the hotel for check-in; the evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day-2 : Excursion to Tshangu Lake and Baba Mandir (12400Ft / 3780 Mts / 43Kms / 3Hrs)
After breakfast, in the morning, start for excursion to Tshangu Lake (12400Ft / 3780 Mts / 43Kms in 3Hrs one way from Gangtok) & through Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary and Baba Mandir (13100Ft / 3994 Mts / 16Kms in 1Hrs one way from Tshangu Lake) (no entry for foreigner national, they are allowed to visit till Tshangu Lake, with a valid permit. They also have to be 02 & above is number to visit Tshangu Lake). Situated at a height of 12400Ft / 3780 Mts / 43Kms in 3Hrs one way, with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the Lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. Back to Gangtok and Overnight at Hotel.
(Incase of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tshangu Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing will be provided)
Optional Nathula(14140 Ft / 4310 Mts / 20 Kms in 1Hrs one way from Tshangu Lake) Baba Mandir (13100Ft / 3994 Mts / 16Kms in 1Hrs one way from Tshangu Lake) is an Indo China border, controlled by the Indian Army & is situated approx 20 Kms ahead of Tshangu Lake at an height of 14140 Ft / 4310. The journey to Nathula & Baba Mandir is same up to 16 Kms. At this point the right arm of the “V” which is 4 Kms takes one to Baba Mandir & left arm of the “V” which is 4 Kms takes one to Nathula.
One can opt for Nathula Excursion by paying a supplement cost which varies from month to month. Nathula permit gets confirmed 24 hrs prior to the journey date & it is subjected to permit availability as it is allotted as per lottery. Nathula is closed on Monday & Tuesday for tourist. Organising the permit at the last moment is not possible & a clear window of 72 Hrs with proper documents is required to process the permit. To process the permit we would require 04 Passport Size Photograph & photo proof identity card such as Voter Id / Passport / Driving License. Pan card & Adhar card is not accepted as identity proof by authorities. There is no refund, incase the permit is confirmed by Sikkim tourism & due to whatsoever reason (Land slide, Heavy rain fall, VIP Movement, Health issue etc) one is not able to visit.
Day-3 : Gangtok-Lachung (8000 Ft / 2439 Mts / 124 Kms / 05 Ω Hrs)
Pick up at 10 am from hotel in Gangtok to proceed towards Lachung. On the way to Lachung you will enjoy magnificent location like Tashi Viewpoint, Kabi Lungstok, Naga Waterfalls, the confluence of rivers Lachen chu and Lachung chu at Chungthang, Twin waterfalls and Bhim Nala Waterfalls. Lunch will be served on route at Namok. You are likely to reach Lachung late in the afternoon or evening. Upon arrival proceed for check-in at hotel for overnight stay in Lachung.
Day-4 : Yumthang Excursion (11800 Ft / 3598 Mts / 25 Kms / 1 Ω Hrs)
After breakfast you leave for Yumthang. You can pay a visit to the famous hot spring on the way. Return to Lachung for lunch. After lunch you will depart for local sightseeing at Lachung. This includes visit to Lachung Monastery, Cottage Industry and waterfalls. Return to hotel for Dinner (around 8 pm) and overnight stay in Lachung.
Yumthang- is a large valley surrounded by mountains where the tree line ends. In April, May and June the valley erupts in a riot of colours as rhododendrons, primulae and many other Alpine Flowers are in full bloom. In winters, Yumthang is somber with snow all around and the snow clad mountains adds to the ethereal beauty.
Day-5 : Lachung-Gangtok (124 Kms / 05 Ω hours)
After breakfast you will depart for Gangtok stopping on the way at many places between Singhik and Mangan to see the Kanchendzonga Range. These locations offer majestic view of Mt. Pandim, Mt Kabru, Mt. Simvo, Mt. Jopuno, Mt Kanchendzonga and Mt. Siniolchu. On arrival check-in at hotel, overnight stay in Gangtok.
Day-6 : Gangtok Sightseeing-Darjeeling (7380 Ft / 2250 Mts/115 Km/5 Hrs)
After breakfast at hotel you will depart for half day city tour of Gangtok. This includes Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms, Research Institute of Tibetology, Dro-drul Chorten (Stupa, built by the venerable Trulshi Rimpoche, head of the Nyingma order of Tibetan Buddhism, in 1945), White Hall, Enchey Monastery, Flower Show etc. After the sight seeing, transfer to Darjeeling. Upon arrival proceed to the hotel for check-in; the evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day-7 : Darjeeling Sightseeing
Early morning excursion to Tiger Hill (8364 Ft / 2550 Mts) at around 3:45 am for viewing sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (if the weather is favorable), while returning visit to Ghoom Monastery, Peace Memorial, and Batasia Loop. After breakfast at the hotel you will depart for Half day city tour of Darjeeling. This includes sight seeing at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tenzing and Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Peace Pagoda. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day-8 : Darjeeling-NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport (105 Kms / 3Ω-4 Hrs)
After breakfast at hotel transfer to NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport for your onward journey. As you go home let the everlasting memory of the radiant Himalayas and this beautiful serene place linger in your mind and prompt you now and again to revisit this place.
Tour cost per person (in Rupees)
Note: One Tata Sumo Only 08 Pax are Allowed Including Child. 3.50% Service Tax Extra.
Supplement / Up gradation Cost : AC Innova Rs. 1500/- Net Per Day / AC Tavera Rs. 1500/- Per Day Extra.