Day 1 - Arrival in Gangtok
As there is no direct transportation to Gangtok, one has to either take a flight to the Bagdogra Airport or reach New Jalpaiguri by train. After reaching the airport or the railway station, the tour operator will welcome you and drive you to Gangtok.
Gangtok is not only the capital but the largest town of Sikkim. It is situated at an altitude of 1750 m in the eastern Himalayan range. It became the capital of Sikkim in the mid-nineteenth century after an English conquest. Today, it is a developed town with religious educational institutions. It is a centre of Buddhist culture and learning. Surrounded by beautiful monasteries and orchids, Gangtok is the dream destination of every traveller.
It is the resting ground for people who want to explore the various tourist spots of Sikkim. Spring and summer are the popular tourist seasons. With an overnight stay in the hotel of Gangtok, you can enjoy the night view of Gangtok from your hotel
Day 2 - Excursion to Changu Lake and Baba Mandir in Gangtok
The second day of the tour starts with a delicious breakfast at the hotel. After the breakfast, you embark on a full day excursion to Changu Lake, also known as Tsomgo Lake located 35kms from Gangtok. It is a beautiful, glacial lake in Sikkim, situated at an altitude of 12,400 feet. This is one of the very few high altitude lakes in India. The reflection of the surrounding mountains makes the lake look more attractive. The Changu Lake derives water from the melting snow of the surrounding mountains. According to popular legends, Lamas could foresee the future by studying the colour of the lake’s water.
After visiting Tsomgo Lake, head towards the Baba Mandir which is located a few kilometres away from the lake. It is located between the Nathula pass and the Jelepla pass. After your day-long excursion, enjoy the overnight stay in the hotel, basking in the beauty of Gang
Day 3 - Leave from Gangtok for Lachung
The third day of the tour starts with breakfast at the hotel of Gangtok. After breakfast, embark on your journey to Lachung. It will take approximately 6 hours to reach Lachung by car. The road to Lachung is extremely scenic. You will be able to see the Bhim Nala Waterfall, Naga Waterfall, and the union of the River Lachen Chu and the River Lachung Chu on your way.
Lachung is a small, beautiful mountain village. Enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel of Lachung and enjoy the solitude of the mount.
Day 4 - Excursion to Yumthang Valley
The fourth day of the tour starts with a delicious breakfast at the hotel of Lachung. After the breakfast, start off with your journey to the scenic Yumthang Valley. You can see the most beautiful Himalayan flowers in this picturesque valley located in North Sikkim. It has more than 24 species of rhododendrons. You can also find primulas, primroses, cobra lilies, and cinquefoils. The valley is the summer grazing ground of the yaks.
On your way back to Lachung, visit the Sulphur Hot Spring. The natural hot spring is considered to have medicinal properties. Enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel of Lachung.
Day 5 - Leave from Lachung for Gangtok
The fifth day of the tour starts with a breakfast at the hotel of Lachung. After spending 2 amazing days at the picturesque mountain village, it’s time to go back to Gangtok. Enjoy the view of the mighty Mt. Kanchenjunga on your way to Gangtok. Visit the Twin Falls and the Bhim Nala Falls. Relax and enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel of Gangtok.
Day 6 - Leave for Pelling After Local Sightseeing At Gangtok
The sixth day of the tour starts with local sightseeing at Gangtok. Visit Enchey Monastery, Ganesh Tok, and Namgyal Institute of Tibetology in Gangtok. After the sightseeing in morning, leave for your next destination-Pelling which is located 117kms from Gangtok. It will take 5 hours by car to reach Pelling. Enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel of Pelling.
Day 7 - Sightseeing At Pelling
Have your breakfast by 8.30 am and start sightseeing at Pelling. It is a picturesque, little town in Sikkim. Visit the Kanchenjunga waterfalls, Rimbi waterfalls, and Khecheopalri Lake. After lunch, visit Singshore Bridge, Changi waterfalls, Pemayangste monastery, Bird Sanctuary, and Rabdentse Palace ruins. After the daylong sightseeing, have a pleasant overnight stay at the hotel of Pelling.
Day 8 - Leave for Darjeeling from Pelling
The eighth day of the tour starts with a wholesome breakfast at the hotel of Pelling. After breakfast, embark on your journey to Darjeeling. It will take 5 hours by car to reach Darjeeling. Enjoy the scenic beauty of the Rangeet River Valley on your way to Darjeeling. Enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 9 - Sightseeing At Darjeeling
The ninth day of the tour starts at 4 am in the morning to witness the beautiful sunrise at Tiger Hill. After watching the mesmerizing sunrise over the Mount Kanchenjunga, visit the Batasia Loop and the Ghoom Monastery. After having breakfast, visit the Japanese Temple and Peace Pagoda, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tenzing Rock, Zoological Park (closed on Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Self-help centre (closed on Sunday), and the Tea Garden. After the hectic day-long sightseeing, enjoy the evening shopping from the local stores of Darjeeling. Enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 10 - Leave for Kalimpong from Darjeeling
The tenth day of the tour starts with breakfast at the hotel of Darjeeling. Start off with your journey to Kalimpong. It will take 3 hours to reach Kalimpong by car.
Kalimpong is located at an altitude of 1250m. The calm and relaxed ambience of Kalimpong has made it a popular weekend getaway. Kalimpong is known for its beautiful orchids and nurseries. The pleasant weather of Kalimpong has made it a haven for retired people. It is a quiet and beautiful hill station.
After reaching Kalimpong, visit the Tharpa Choling Monastery, Phodong Monastery, Zang Dhok Palri Phodang Monastery, Delo Park, Durpin Monastery, and flower nurseries. Enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel of Kalimpong.
Day 11 - Leave for Home
Finally, the wonderful tour comes to an end and it’s time to leave for home. Have your breakfast at the hotel in Kalimpong. Start off your journey to the Bagdogra Airport or the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station. It will take 3 hours by car to reach the airport or the railway station. Then, you can take off to your respective destination.