GANGTOK TO NORTH SIKKIM

Day 1) Bagdogra / New Jalpaiguri – Gangtok ( 115 kms / 4 hrs ) :

On arrival at Bagdogra Airport / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station you will be met by our local representative who will assist you to board your vehicle to Gangtok. Gangtok is the capital of the state of Sikkim is a beautiful and clean town promising of the best monasteries and landscapes. Evening free at leisure overnight at hotel.

Day 2) Gangtok ( Local Sightseeing ) :

After breakfast, After Morning breakfast proceed for a half day sightseeing covering Rumtek Monastery, Botanical Garden, Do-Dul Chorten, Institute of Tibetology, Flower show and cottage industry,Ban Jhakri Falls, Evening free for personal activities & shopping. Visit the town at your own leisure and make some memories before returning to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 3) Gangtok to Lachen ( 120 kms / 5 hrs / Alt.- 8,500 ft ) :

After an early breakfast we will proceed to Lachen. The route meanders through small villages with valleys upto forest grove of Kabi Langchuk. Shinghik comes next with its promises of one of the most glorious views of Kunchanjungha. Situated at an altitude of over 4000ft Singhik offers a desired break to the travelers on the way to Lachen . We will have our lunch on the way. Visit Chungthang- the confluence of Lachen Chu and Lachun Chu (river) and Vimnala falls water falls on your way to Lachen. Reach Lachung in the late afternoon. Lachen is also a base for the popular Green Lake trek.

Day 4) Excursion Gurudongmar – Lachen – Lachung ( 50 km / 2 hrs ) :

Early morning drive to Thangu Village (4100m / 13450ft), a remote high altitude village of Tibetan Nomads and also proceed further to Chopta Valley (4000m / 13124ft) to get some breath taking view of alpine valley of frozen rivers. From Chopta Valley drive for another 30kms in 1.5hr to Gurudongmar Lake (5225m / 17143ft) close to Tibet Border, the one of the highest and biggest fresh water lakes in Sikkim and back to Lachen for a late lunch. Check out from Lachen and drive further to Lachung via Chungthang. En route visit Chungthang confluence of Lachen Chu and Lachun Chu and Vimnala Water Falls. Check in at hotel. Check in at hotel and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 5) Excursion Yumthang – Gangtok ( 24 km / Alt.- 11,800 ft ) :

Early morning drive to Yumthang Valley, an alpine flower valley in North Sikkim. Enjoy the scenic landscape and hot Spring and drive further for 30kms to Yumesamdong (4725m / 15503ft) or Zero Point close to Tibet Border, one of the highest motorable roads in SikkimFull day excursion to Yumthang Valley. The valley is covered with snow during January to March & with rhododendrons during April & May. Enroot visit Sulphur Hot Spring having medicinal values. Lunch at hotel in Lachung. After lunch visit Handicraft Centre & Lachung Monastery. Later drives back to Gangtok, In the evening arrive at Gangtok and check into the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Gangtok.

Day 6) Gangtok to Siliguri / Bagdogra ( 135 km / 4.30 hrs ) :

After completing a farewell party drive back to Siliguri (NJP)/ Bagdogra (IXB) via same route for your onward journey with happy memories to cherish.