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North Sikkim Tour

Gangtok - Lachen - Lachung - Yumthang Valley - Gangtok

Price INR 19,000 per person
Overview

North Sikkim tour is one of the unexplored beauties of India. The pristine beauty of snow covered mountains, majestic waterfalls, blessed flora and fauna and breathtaking views spellbinds every visitor. Nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts, honeymoon couples or families, the beautiful region shall take your breath away.

5 Nights 6 Days North Sikkim Tour Package starts from the capital city Gangtok then to Lachen and further to Lachung. Some charming attractions you will come across are Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir, Nathu La Pass, Shingbha wildlife sanctuary, Gurudongmar Lake, Chopta Valley, Thangu and Yumthang. Get mesmerized by the natural beauty, observe the pleasant people and take home experiences of a secret paradise.

Note: This is just a suggested itinerary of North Sikkim Tour indicative of what could be possible. We customize the tour packages for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a North Sikkim Tour package to suit your need for a memorable trip to these beautiful places.


Trip Highlights
  • Enjoy a fun cable car and yak ride in Gangtok tour
  • Visit famous Monastery, Waterfalls, Lakes, lush Green valleys in North Sikkim Tour
  • Excursion to Tsomgo Lake, Gurudongmar Lake & Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple
  • Visit Buddhist Lachung Monastery in Sikkim tour
  • Sight Seeing at Yumthang (Zero Point) and the famous hot spring
  • Shopping at M G Road (Mall) Gangtok
  • Explore Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom & Flower Show
  • Lovely view the Shingbha wildlife sanctuary, Chopta Valley and Thangu

Itinerary Details
Day 1: Arrival NJP/Bagdogra Airport to Gangtok

Your Gangtok tour starts today. An IHPL representative will attend to you on arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction). From here IHPL will be assisting your transfer to Gangtok, nearly 135 kilometers which is a 4.5 to 5 hour drive.

Nestled at a height of 1670 meters (5480 feet), Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim. The beautiful hill station is a land of tranquility, adventure, monasteries, mystic rituals & festivals, and natural beauty. The hill station boasts of picturesque views of snowcapped peaks with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids and butterflies. Romantic yet adventurous, it's a perfect place to start a memorable tour of North Sikkim.

Check into hotel for an Over Night stay at Gangtok. The Evening is free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center. Check out the beautiful handicrafts. Be back to the hotel on time. Take ample rest in your hotel room and enjoy the leisure activities of the hotel property.

Day 2: Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (Full Day)

Start your morning with a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Next is the excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir which is nearly 40 kilometers. The beautiful Tsomgo Lake is an oval shaped glacial lake. 1km in length and nearly 50 feet in depth, the lake lies at an altitude of 12,400 ft. Though covered in snow for most of the year, Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds call it home. Enjoy the view of birds, rest on the lake banks and snap ample pictures to make the moment memorable. On the banks of the lake lies a sacred Lord Shiva Mandir. The holy site should be visited as well.

Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple is another sight to visit. The temple is named after an army man; Baba Harbhajan Singh who sacrificed his life for the nation. Hailed as "Hero of Nathula" the Sikh is revered as a deity.

The drive to Nathu La Pass, entry to Republic of China is nearly 20 kilometers and is an optional tour. The beauty of the place and the thrill of being almost to another nation tempts you for a ride.

After your day tour, get back to Gangtok for overnight stay at hotel. The evening is kept free for your leisure. Explore the city at will. There is lots to see, enjoy and cherish.

(In case of landslide or any reasons if Tsogmo Lake is closed, alternative sightseeing will be provided.)

Day 3: Drive to Lachen from Gangtok

Start the next day with early morning breakfast in hotel. The drive to Lachen awaits. The 135 kilometers journey makes a 5-6 hour drive. To ease the long ride for guests, a stop is made at Chungthang (96 kilometers from Gangtok) for lunch. Post lunch the drive continues to Lachen (35 kilometers from Chungthang).

Lachen is a beautiful city of North Sikkim. Though population is handful, the natural beauty is abundant. You will have never witnessed such beauty. The scenic town is nestled in a valley in the midst of towering snowcapped peaks. The quaint town is an untouched Shangri-La. The major attractions of the mountain town is Shingbha wild life sanctuary, Chopta Valley and Thangu. During the drive do not remove your eyes from the window. Enjoy some of the most beautiful views as you make your way on the treacherous mountain roads.

By early evening you will make you way to Lachen. Check into a hotel, Welcome Tea and Overnight stay awaits. The evening is free. Take a stroll and visit the Lepcha Village. The pleasant people will open up their homes and their hearts for you. Share some tea and stories. Be back to the hotel on time. Take ample rest as more excitements of your holiday are waiting.

Day 4: Excursion to Gurudongmar Lake and Drive to Lachung

Start another day with early morning breakfast in hotel. Next is the visit to Gurudongmar Lake which is 55 kilometers, from Lachen. The almost 4 hours' drive takes you for an adventure. The views are exciting and as the day is starting, the first rays of sun colors everything in its splendid light.

The Gurudongmar Lake is nestled in a valley at an altitude of 11, 800 feet. The Sarv Dharm Sthan is a place of importance for all religions. Though the lake waters are frozen from December to April, a part of the water remains in liquid form all throughout the year. The pious lake is a heart-warming beauty.

The next activity is a drive back to your hotel for lunch. The ride back offers views that are spectacular. You will be crossing though the cold desert region of Tibet/ China to the beautiful Rhododendron forest of Chopta Valley and Thangu. Enjoy a scrumptious lunch. After lunch drive to Lachung.

Lachung is another major town of North Sikkim. Nearly 50 kilometers, the 2 hours' drive is awe inspiring. The town is generally considered at gateway to Yumthang but the beauty and charm is amazing. From the windows of your vehicle you see valleys full of mists and forests of Rhododendron blooms. Check into hotel at Lachung and freshen up. Evening you most check out the Lachung Monastery. The fluttering prayer flags, the peace and the pleasant people will make way into your hearts and cherished memories. Return to hotel for overnight stay and rest.

Day 5: Visit at Yumthang Valley & Drive to Gangtok

Next day starts with breakfast in hotel. Next on schedule is the drive towards Yumthang situated at nearly 11,800 feet. The one hour drive to beautiful Yumthang crosses through the famous hot spring known for its curative properties of skin diseases. Near the river Lachung Chu, Yumthang is a valley surrounded by towering snow covered mountains. The ethereal beauty is grace for all visitors. Feel blessed as you witness the natural spectacle. In spring this valley erupts in riots of colors as Primulae, Rhododendrons and many other Alpine flowers are in full bloom.

After your visit is concluded, return to your Lachung hotel for Lunch. Post lunch you will be driven back to Gangtok. You reach your hotel in the evening. You can spend some time exploring and collecting last-minute experiences. Return for your overnight rest.

Day 6: Journey back home

Your North Sikkim Tour Package ends as you drive back Gangtok.

After a lavish rest, get up in Morning for breakfast. After concluding your meal, pack your bags as your ride awaits. Get your ride back to Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction). The nearly 135 kilometers will be covered in 4.5 to 5 hours' drive. Return home with cherished memories of North Sikkim tour.

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Price Guide

Summer Rate:

Price per person including taxes
@ INR 30,500 X 02 Guests = INR 61,000/-

 

Price per person including taxes
@ INR 22,000 x 04 Guests = INR 88,000/-

 

Price per person including taxes
@ INR 19,000 x 06 Guests = INR 1,14,000/-

 

Standard (3*) Hotels to be used/ Similar

Days Schedule Hotel or Similar Room Category Meals
1 NJP/IXB- Gangtok New Orchid Deluxe Room -
2 Gangtok New Orchid Deluxe Room Breakfast
3 Gangtok - Lachen Lumtey Valley Deluxe Room Breakfast +Dinner
4 Lachen - Lachung Etho Metho Standard Room Breakfast + Dinner
5 Lachung - Gangtok New Orchid Deluxe Room Breakfast
6 Gangtok – Bagdogra/ NJP - - Breakfast

 

Note:- We can customize the hotels and tour as per your choice with cost adjustments.


Package Includes:
  • Accommodation using Base Category Double Room.
  • Meals specified as above.
  • All transfer and sightseeing by Non AC Sumo/WagonR/Similar with all India Tourist permit on point to point basis.
  • All currently applicable taxes, however, any other tax as and when levied by the Government shall be extra.
Package Excludes:
  • Any meal unless specified above.
  • Any Air Fare/ Train Ticket.
  • All entrances fees to monuments.
  • Any Riding
  • Personal nature expenses like telephone / laundry bills etc.
  • Airports tax and travel insurance etc.
  • Services not specified above.

The above rates are valid till September 2020 ( Except Long Weekend/ Festival and Blackout dates ).

FAQs for North Sikkim Tour

Ques: What is best time to visit North Sikkim?

Ans: From May to September is the best time to visit North Sikkim.

Ques: What are the best things to do in your North Sikkim tour?

Ans: Sightseeing, trekking, camping, shopping for handcrafted products, and relishing the local cuisine are the best things to do during North Sikkim tour.

Ques: Can I plan North Sikkim tour for honeymoon?

Ans: Yes, North Sikkim offers incredible natural beauty making a romantic paradise for the honeymooners.

Ques: Can I plan North Sikkim tour for family holiday?

Ans: Yes, North Sikkim offers varied tourist attractions, adventure opportunities, shopping exposure, colorful culture, delicious cuisine, and above all immense natural beauty that make it a perfect destination for family holiday.

Ques: What are the best shopping places in North Sikkim?

Ans: Some of the best shopping places in North Sikkim are MG Marg, New Market, Gangtok Old Market, Directorate of Handicrafts & Handlooms.

Ques: Which destinations are covered in North Sikkim Tour?

Ans: You can explore Gangtok, Lachen, Lachung, Yumthang Valley, etc. during your North Sikkim Tour.

Ques: What tourist attractions are covered in Gangtok tour?

Ans: The top tourist attractions to explore during Gangtok tour are Enchey monastery, Rumtek monastery, Tsomgo Lake, Baba Harbhajan Singh mandir, and Nathula Pass.

Ques: Which attractions you can explore during North Sikkim Tour?

Ans: You can explore famous monasteries, lakes, verdant valleys, sacred temples, waterfalls, beautiful gardens, etc. with your North Sikkim tour package.




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