Beautiful Sikkim Tour 8n/9d
Sikkim is one of the finest hill stations in the eastern Himalayas, that is rich in flora and fauna and the first total organic state of India. Sikkim focuses on eco-friendly and sustainable tourism. This beautiful state of Sikkim is a must visit destination.
Day 01: Bagdogra Airport– Gangtok (125 kms / 5 hrs approx):
In the morning leave Siliguri/IXB Airport for Gangtok, on arrival check-in to hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 02:Gangtok local sightseeing:
After breakfast we do the local sightseeing which includes the world famous Rumtek Monastery, seat of HH the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa, head of the Kagud sect of Tibetan Buddhism, The Handicraft Centre, Shanti View Point, Institute of Tibetology, Dodrul Chorten (Stupa), Cable Car, Enchey Monastery. Evening free to visit the local market. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Gangtok – Lachung (118 Kms/6 hrs approx):
Morning drive to Lachen (9,400 ft, 118 km). On the way visit Seven Sister Waterfalls, Tashi viewpoint, Kabi Longstok, singhik viewpoint. Lunch at a local restaurant on the way. Check in at Hotel in the late afternoon. Overnight stay at Lachung.
Day 04: Lachung – Yumthang Valley Excursion, zero point – Gangtok:
In the morning proceed to Yumthang Valley which is Known as Valley of Flowers (11800 Ft / 3598 Mts / 25 Kms / 1 ½ hours one way) . Visit Hot Spring considered to have medicinal properties and Singba Rhododeron Sanctuary. After lunch leave Lachung for Gangtok. Visit Bhim Nala waterfall and Twin waterfall on the way. On arrival at Gangtok check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 05: Excursion to Tsomgo Lake
After breakfast start for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) located near the Indo- Tibet border, which is 55 kms one way from Gangtok city. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day: 06: Gangtok- Pelling via Rabangla:
Drive to Pelling via Rabangla. At Rabangla visit Buddha Park. After lunch continue drive to Pelling. Transfer to Hotel. Evening free.
Day 08: Pelling sightseeing:
After breakfast visit Pemayangtse monastery. Later drive to Khechophalri Lake also known as the wishing lake. En-route stop over at Rimbi falls. Later drive to Khangchendzonga falls. Drive back to Pelling. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09: Pelling- Bagdogra airport (125 kms / 4 hrs approx):
After breakfast check out from hotel on time & transfer to IXB Airport for your onward journey.