Itinerary Gist : Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) – Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus (Junction) / Siliguri – Gangtok (01 Night) – Lachen (01 Night) – Lachung (01 Night) – Gangtok (01 Night) – Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus (Junction) / Siliguri
- Trip Outline
A holiday is an escape from the daily work routine. When you yearn for relaxation and calmness, you need a break from the hullabaloo of the city. This is the best time to plan a getaway to a hill station. Here, you can leave behind the everyday stressful life and unwind in a peaceful environment. You can visit a hill station with anyone – friends, family, spouse or even solo! The mountains have a certain charm attached to them that makes them so gratifying. One such location that has the power to refill your souls with energy is Sikkim. It is considered to be one of the best hill stations, not only in India but also in the world.
A paradise on earth, Sikkim basks in all the elements of nature. Snowy mountains, clear rivers, dense forests, scenic waterfalls, pagoda-style houses, along with other beautiful scenery, all contribute to the glory of Sikkim. It is an all-time favourite when it comes to family outings, friends retreat or solo excursion. Take our help and expertise if you plan to visit Sikkim. We have a well-formed itinerary starting from your departure till your arrival. Our team has created the schedule through meticulous planning and incorporated all the worthy sightseeing places. Get hold of the detailed itinerary on our website.
Find an affordable Sikkim tour package from Kolkata and make the most of your trip. You will enjoy the many attractions of this place including valleys, sanctuaries vivid landscape. and Rest assured, it will be one of the best experiences of your life.
Arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) / Siliguri and Transfer to Gangtok - Our representative will be there to receive the Guest at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) – He will be assisting for the transfer to Gangtok – Gangtok the capital of Sikkim Suits all from tranquility to adventure, land of monastery, mystic rituals & festivals at an height of 1670 meters / 5480 feet and is the most visited spot of India - It is one of the most beautiful town with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids and butterflies - Nearly 135 kilometers 04 ½ - 05 hours drive – Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok
Transfer from Gangtok to Lachen - Early morning breakfast – Drive 135 kilometers, 5 – 6 hours drive - Chungthang is 96 kilometers from Gangtok – Lunch at Chungthang – Lachen is 35 kilometers from Chungthang Reach Lachen late afternoon / early evening - The snow capped peaks, the Shingbha wild life sanctuary, Gurudongmar Lake , Chopta Valley, Thangu are the major attraction – 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 Hotel in Lachen
Gurudongmar Lake Excursion & 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 – After lunch 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 Hotel at Lachung
Yumthang Excursion & Gangtok Transfer - Early morning breakfast - Guest will drive towards Yumthang situated at an elevation of nearly 11800 feet and is nearly 25 kilometers and is maximum 01½ hour’s drive - Its will be covered with snow most of the time - On the way you may visit the famous hot spring which is known for its curative properties of skin diseases due to its sulphur content - Yumthang is a valley near the river Lachung Chu surrounded by mountains where the tree line ends - In spring the valley erupts in riots of colors as Primulae, Rhododendrons and many other Alpine flowers in full bloom along with snow covered valley except in autumn - Over Night stay at Gangtok
Departure to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) - Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus (Junction) / Siliguri - Early morning breakfast - Drive to Siliguri, on the way to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) - It is approximately 130 kilometers and 4 ½ to 5 hours’ drive - The road will be bit busy and traffic will be heavy from 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM - The drive will be along the River Teesta and is scenic - Stoppage at Rangpo / Chitrey or Melli for a cup of Tea and some refreshment – One can stop at Coronation bridge if time permits – One will travel through the area of natural beauty - Rafting on the way is an optional (Most operators are not Registered with any Government organisation hence try to avoid the same) – Drive to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) - Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus (Junction) / Siliguri - Guest are advised to start early and not to rush - Forwarding Journey