Enjoy the train journey to Bagdogra from New Jalpaiguri Junction. Bagdogra is going to welcome you with soothing tea gardens. The tea gardens will be followed by Gangtok, the capital of the state and a place of pilgrimage for Buddhists. You will surely enjoy the service of the cable car here. The famous Rumtek monastery awaits you here. You will also have a look at the beautiful Tsomga Lake too. Experience a trip to Lachung-Yumthang which is often referred as the “way to heaven’. Located at the foothills of Himalayas, it will be a great experience for travellers looking for adventure.
Day 01 : Arrive Bagdogra – Gangtok (130 Kms, 03 hrs)
Upon your arrival, receive a warm welcome at airport by our Representative. Head out to Gangtok and get into your pre booked hotels.
Gangtok, capital of Sikkim is a blend of traditions and modernity. A bustling town occupied with travellers in great numbers stealing mesmerizing views of the land and soaking up the local culture. Cherish sight of world’s third highest peak, Kanchenjunga, from Gangtok. Check in on arrival. The day is free to explore the nearby areas by foot. Night stay: Gangtok..
Day 02 : Gangtok
Wake up to a beautiful morning, have breakfast and head out for sightseeing of the place. Get to the Hanuman Mandir located on the top of the hill. You will get a clear view of the mountain peak Kanchenjunga. Visit the Institute of Technology - holding a jaw-dropping collection of artifacts related to Vajrayana Buddhism and Tibetan culture; Rumtek Monastery – housing shrine temple and monastery for Buddhists monks where festivals are celebrated with great enthusiasm; Flower show – displaying vibrant flowers and plants of Sikkim; Banjhakri falls amidst in a park surrounded by greenery and paved pathways along footbridge spread to some 2-acres of land area with many trees and flowering plants in it. Later, you can opt for telescopic view of mountains.
Night stay: Gangtok
Day 03 : Day Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Babamandir
Have delicious breakfast and leave your hotel towards high altitude area through sharped cliffs and rugged mountains. Visit the Tsomgo lake with eye fascinating view around the colossal mountains. The lake is related to certain myths and is o special significance for Sikkimis. The lake becomes double attractive with the reflections of the mountains. Later, head towards Baba Mandir, a temple belonged to Harbhajan Singh, an Indian Army soldier who sacrificed his life. Although the temple doesn’t hold any religious significance and believed that his spirit his still alive. Exit from the place to drive back to Gangtok. Spend your evening wandering the local markets of the town. Night stay: Gangtok
Day 04 : Gangtok – Lachen (110 Kms, 03 hrs)
Today, after having breakfast, drive to Lachen. Visit the seven sister waterfalls through your way to Lachen. Stop at Chungthang to have your lunch and thereafter, continue your journey. Lachen is a remote village in Sikkim and the winter home for Tibetan people with towering snow peaks, alpine flower valleys, and vast plateau.
Nigh stay: Lachen
Day 05 : Lachen
Enjoy your breakfast in chilly weather and get transferred to Gurudongmar Lake. This lake is a renowned sacred lake of Buddhists and Hindus as well. The blessed water of the lake is believed to possess the miraculous power. The lake is located at an extreme corner of India. Later, drive further to Chopta Valley known for its vibrant color floor providing a real scenic beauty to the travellers. Thereafter, drive back to Lachen for your further visit to Luchung for 02 hours. This place is famous as most Picturesque Village of Sikkim with beautiful snowy peaks and lush green valleys. Explore the alpine valleys.
Night stay: Lachung.
Day 06 : Lachung - Yumthang valley
Commence your day with appetizing breakfast and drive to overlook another nature’s beauty, Yumthang Valley - a valley of flowers. On your way to the beautiful valley, make a halt at hot spring perceiving medicinal properties. Continue your drive to overlook the valley of blooming flowers. Yumthang also embraces the world renowned Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary in its region. Serenity of the place attracts travellers in an enchanted state. Visit Monastery of Lachung and Handicraft Centre. Later drive to back to hotel.
Night stay: Lachung.
Day 07 : Lachen – Gangtok
Have breakfast at the hotel and leave for Gangtok cherishing the views of Himalayan Mountains and Kanchenjunga throughout your way. Also visit the Phodong Monastery, of 18 th century ; Chungthang , confluence of two rivers and is one of the holy place for the people of Sikkim and the historical place Kabi Longstok before Reaching Gangtok. Evening, you can shop at the M.G Road (shopping complex).
Nigh stay: Gangtok
Day 08 : Transfer to Bagdogra Airport
Have your breakfast and drive to Bagdogra for timely departure towards the airport to fly back home as your trip concludes today.