6 Days 5 Nights
ARRIVAL IXB BAGDOGRA AIRPORT / NJP STATION – GANGTOK TRANSFER
On arrival at NJP / IXB 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.
TSONGMO LAKE & BABA MANDIR EXCURSION
A day excursion to Tsongmo Lake - situated at a height of 3,780 Mts. with an average depth of 50 ft. & Baba Mandir - The shrine maid in memory of sepoy Harbahajan Singh, Back to Gangtok. Evening free. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
In case Tsongmo Lake is closed due to any circumstances, we will provide other sightseeings.
Optional Tour (Additional Cost per car ): NATHULA pass : Indo-china Tibet Border(14,140 ft). Nathu La is located on the 563 km (350 mi) Old Silk Route, an offshoot of the historic Silk Road. Nathu La Tour can be arranged on advance notification followed by Extra Charge (please check the NOTE given below), only if the permit is allowed.- (Small Car Not Allowed) (Monday & Tuesday Closed) – once the permit is issued the amount is non-refundable whatsoever.
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.
HALF DAY EXCURSION TO GURUDONGMAR LAKE – LACHUNG TRANSFER
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 - Overnight stay at Lachung.
LACHUNG SIGHTSEEING TO GANGTOK TRANSFER
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 add to the ethereal beauty) one way. You can pay a visit to the famous hot spring on the way. After that transfer to Gangtok. Overnight stay in Gangtok.
GANGTOK TO NJP STATION / IXB AIRPORT DROP
After breakfast, check out from the hotel & transfer to Bagdogra (IXB) Airport or New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Railway Station.