GTK,LACHEN,LACHUNG,PEL & DARJ
09 NIGHTS 10 DAYS
- Tshangu Lake
- Lepcha Village
- Lachung Monastery
- Zoological Park
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|INCLUDES||Pick-Up & Drop||Transport||Site Seeing|
DAY 01- ARRIVAL NJP RAILWAY STATION / IXB BAGDOGRA AIRPORT – GANGTOK
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 (125 Kms / 4 -5 Hrs). Upon arrival proceed to the hotel for check-in; the evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
DAY 02- TSONGMO LAKE + BABA MANDIR EXCURSION
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 Gangtok.
DAY 03- GANGTOK TO LACHEN TRANSFER
After breakfast in the morning transfer to Lachen – Drive 135 kilometers, 5 – 6 hours’ drive – via Chungthang reach Lachen late afternoon / early evening – it’s a valley surrounded by gigantic and humbling snow peak mountains and the starting point of Green Lake Trek – In fact the village cradled between stern, tall rock faces standing like guards – A hamlet with very few people – It almost like this town is hidden from the outside – Like a Shangri – La – Check into a hotel – Welcome Tea – Evening free to stroll and visit the Lepcha Village – Overnight stay at Lachen.
DAY 04- HALF DAY EXCURSION TO GURUDONGMAR LAKE – LACHUNG
Early morning breakfast – Visit to Gurudongmar Lake 55 kilometers, 2½ – 3½ hours’ drive – A valley at an altitude of 11, 800 feet through which Lachen Chu flows, generally covered with snow from December to April or even more is known as the Holy / Sacred Lake – Next drive through the cold desert till Tibet / China back to Resort for Lunch – Afternoon drive to Lachung – The region is fully covered with Rhododendron forest with Chopta Valley and Thangu are the other places of interest – Back to hotel for lunch – After lunch proceed to Lachung – Nearly 50 kilometers and two hours’ drive – Check into hotel at Lachung – Evening free to visit Lachung Monastery – Overnight stay at Lachung.
DAY 05- FULL DAY EXCURSION TO YUMTHANG VALLEY
After breakfast you leave for Yumthang (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) one way. You can pay a visit to the famous hot spring on the way. Return to Lachung for lunch. Afternoon 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.
DAY 06- LACHUNG TO GANGTOK TRANSFER
After breakfast you will be transferred to Gangtok. Upon arrival proceed to the hotel for check-in; the evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
DAY 07- GANGTOK TO PELLING TRANFER VIA NAMCHI
After breakfast, depart for Pelling en-route Namchi.
Namchi is located about 78 km away from the city of Gangtok, Sikkim. Famous for being home to the World’s largest statue of Padmasambhava, the patron saint of Sikkim.
NAMCHI CHARDHAM MANDIR
After doing the sighsteeings, drive towards Pelling (131 Kms / 5 Hrs). Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at Pelling.
DAY 08- PELLING SIGHTSEEING AND DARJEELING TRANSFER
After breakfast at hotel – Drive for Sight Seeing which includes Kanchenjunga Falls, Darap Village, Rimbi Rock Garden, After that transfer to Darjeeling (72 Kms / 3 Hrs).
DAY 09- DARJEELING LOCAL SIGHTSEEING (04: 30 A.M – 03: 30 P.M)
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 favourable), 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 sightseeing at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (closed on thursday) 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 10- DARJEELING TO NJP RAILWAY STATION / IXB BAGDOGRA AIRPORT
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.