The land of Sky touching Mountains being the second smallest of India, a part of the Eastern Himalayas. Sikkim holds biodiversity, including alpine and subtropical climates, as well as being a host to Kangchenjunga, the highest peak in India and third highest on Earth. The land of fascination, mystery and romance, a destination that allures each and every kind of traveler. Be it history or acquainted with the rich culture of unknown tribes, nature or richly diverse wildlife, this state is the of untouched beauty. Hence, it would be perfectly fine to say that Sikkim is an ultimate travel destination in India.
07 Nights / 08 Days
Kalimpong, Golf Garden, Tsomgo Lake, Pelling, Khangchendzongha Waterfalls, Pemayangtse Monastery, Darjeeling
On arrival at the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station or the Bagdogra Airport you will be met and transferred to Kalimpong. Check into hotel. The evening is at leisure. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay at your hotel in Kalimpong.
Today we drive to Gangtok, en - route we take you on a half day city tour of Kalimpong. Visit Mangal Dham, Deolo Hill, Golf Garden, Durpin Dara Hills and Pine View Nursery. Later we drive to Gangtok (3,950 ft.). On arrival check into the hotel. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay at your hotel in Gangtok.
This morning enjoy your trip to Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir. Tsomgo Lake, also known as Changu Lake is a glacial lake in Sikkim and located at an altitude of 12,310 feet. The name Tsomgo means 'Source of water'. It's located 40kms from Gangtok town and on the steep route known as Jawaharlal Nehru Road which leads all the way to Nathula Pass. This is one of the few and awesome high altitude lakes in India. The lake is super attractive with the reflections of the surrounding hills on the water. From Gangtok which is at 5410 ft, the altitude rises to about 10,000 ft in just 15kms. Located between Nathula and Jelepla pass at an altitude of 13,123 ft and about 52kms from Gangtok, Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple is popularly known as Baba Mandir. Later we drive back to the hotel. Evening is at leisure. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay at your hotel in Gangtok.
This morning we leave for Pelling (6,300 ft.). Enroute visit Siddheshwar Dham (Chardham) and Sai Temple in Namchi. Later we check into the hotel in Pelling. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay at your hotel in Pelling.
Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Pelling. Morning we visit the Darap village, Rimbi Water Falls, Khecheopalri Lake and the Khangchendzongha Waterfalls. In afternoon we proceed for a visit to the Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins, Sang-Ngag Choling (Sky Walk) and New Helipad Ground. The evening is at leisure. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay at your hotel in Pelling.
This morning after breakfast we drive to Darjeeling (6,950 ft.) via the Singla check post. On arrival check into the hotel & rest of the day is at leisure. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay at your hotel in Darjeeling
We start early today around 4:00 am, visit the famous Tiger Hill. Reach back to the hotel right in time for breakfast. Later we make a visit to the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park, Tenzing Rock, Ropeway, Tibetan Refugee Self-help Centre, Tea Garden (outer view), Japanese Temple, Ghoom Monastery and Batasia loop. The evening is at leisure you could spend some time for last minute shopping. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay at your hotel in Darjeeling
Post breakfast, check out from the hotel and we transfer you to either New Jalpaiguri Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport for your onward journey
Arrive – Kalimpong (Approximate 75 kms / 3 hrs)
Kalimpong Sightseeing – Gangtok (Approximate 75 kms / 3 hrs)
Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
Gangtok – Pelling (Approximate 150 kms / 5 hrs) via Chardham
Pelling – Darjeeling (Approximate 80 kms /4 hrs)
Depart Darjeeling – New Jalpaiguri Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport (Approximate 75 kms / 3 hrs)
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