Tour of North Sikkim with Gangtok in 5 DaysItinerary Code : LS504
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Tour Highlight : Name: Tour of North Sikkim with Gangtok in 5 Days Tour Code : LS504 Duration : 4 Nights 5 days Places Covered : Gangtok (2+1 Nights), Lachung (1 Night)
Places Covered : GangtokLachung
Day 1 Bagdogra Airport / NJP Station to Gangtok, 125 km in 4 Hrs
Our representative cordially receives you on arrival at Siliguri (NJP Rail Station / Bagdogra IXB) and helps you to board the car.
The exciting journey to Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim, runs through the winding road cutting across the valleys, hills, and villages and follows the course of the Teesta River. You enter Sikkim through the Rongpo border and soon reach Ranipool. From Ranipool climb up towards Gangtok about 10 km away.
Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim. It is a modern city but with a great history and tradition. At 1,650 meters, Gangtok offers excellent weather throughout the year and offers multiple tourist attractions in and around the city. We assist you in check-in at the hotel. Overnight at Gangtok.
Recommended: Visit M.G Marg, the main promenade of the city. There are plenty of shops and eateries on the nicely decorated road where locals and tourists visit during the evening. Visit MG Marg is to be self-arranged and not included in our cost.
Day 2 – Tsongo Lake Day Tour
After a heavy breakfast, we take you to the famous Tsongo Lake at 12000 ft (3600M). We start around 8.30 AM in the morning from the hotel. You have the whole day to enjoy the snow and Yak ride at the scenic high-altitude alpine lake near the Indo-Tibet border. The 1 km long and 15m deep lake is considered sacred to the local people. The pristine clear water remains frozen during winter. Have fun with the snow and enjoy an exciting Yak ride around the lake. Back to Hotel by 2.30 PM for lunch and have a leisurely afternoon or roam around the market for personal activities. Car service from 8.30 AM to 2.30 PM.
Recommended: A trip for Indian tourists to the legendary Baba Mandir and Nathula Pass on the Indo-China border can be arranged on specific days on specific requests with an add-on cost.
Day 3 – Travel to Lachung via Mangan and Chungthang, 124 km in 7 hours.
This morning drive to Lachung in North Sikkim (Alt 8075 Ft / 2425 M). On the way, visit Singhik, Seven Sisters Waterfall, and stop at Chungthang village, situated at the confluence of Lachen and Lachung rivers. You can take a lunch break en route. On arrival, check into your hotel. Overnight at Lachung.
Day 4 - Lachung to Yumthang Valley Excursion 25kms in 1.5hrs (One Way)
Early morning drive to Yumthang Valley (Alt 11925Ft / 3575M), an Alpine flower valley in North Sikkim. In the springtime, it is a flourishing green vale covered with flowers of wide different varieties, chief among them being rhododendrons. In winter, the same valley is blanketed with snow and becomes an ethereal image in white and brown. Enjoy the scenic landscape and walk down to the Hot springs which are supposed to carry medicinal value. Drive back to Lachung for Lunch.
Recommended: Trip for Indian tourists to Yumesamdong Valley (Alt 15750Ft / 4725M) - From Yumthang Valley you can drive for another 30kms in 1.5hr to Yumesamdong or Zero Point close to Tibet Border on specific request with add-on cost.
Lachung to Gangtok, 125kms in 5hrs - Check out from Lachung and drive back to Gangtok (Alt 5550Ft / 1675M) via Chungthang. Check-in at the hotel by late afternoon. Overnight at Gangtok.
Day 5 - Return to Bagdogra / NJP in 130 Kms in 4 Hrs
Check out from Gangtok and drive back to NJP/Bagdogra in time for your departure train/flight. Farewell and tour end.