Darjeeling - Lachung - Pelling - Gangtok
Tour Code - LSA01
Duration : 9 days
Places Covered - Darjeeling (2 Nights), Pelling (2 Night), Gangtok (2+1 Nights), Lachung (2 Night)
Detailed tour itinerary
Day 1: Bagdogra Airport / NJP Station to Darjeeling, 90kms in 3 Hrs. – We receive you on your arrival and drive to Darjeeling (Alt 6825Ft / 2050M). Check in at Hotel. Overnight at Darjeeling.
Day 2: Full Day Darjeeling City Tour. Early morning tour in Darjeeling with visits to – Tiger Hill Sunrise Point, Batasia Loop and Ghoom Monastery (Timing 4.00AM to 7.30AM). Free time for personal activities between Breakfast and Lunch.
Post Lunch City Tour - visit 7 points (Timing: 1.30PM to 5.00PM) - Darjeeling Zoo and Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tea garden, Tenzing Rock and Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee center (Closed on Sunday) and Lebong Race Course Area. Free evening at Mall for Shopping. Overnight at Darjeeling.
Day 3: Darjeeling to Pelling, 80kms in 3hrs – Check out from Darjeeling and drive to Pelling in West Sikkim (Alt 7175Ft / 2150M). Enjoy scenic beauty of Rangeet River Valley on the way. On arrival check in at Hotel. Overnight at Pelling.
Day 4: Full Day Pelling City Tour (Timing: 8.30AM to 4.30AM). Local tour in Pelling with visits to 8 popular tourist points – Darap Village and Valley, Rimbi Waterfalls, Rock Garden, Kunchenjungha Water Falls and Khecheopalri Holy Lake. After lunch visit Pemayangtse Monastery, Helipad View Point, Rubduntse Palace Ruins and Bird Sanctuary. Overnight at Pelling.
Day 5: Pelling to Gangtok, 120kms in 4hrs – Check out from Pelling and drive to Gangtok (Alt 5550Ft / 1675M). Enroute visit Rabangla. Arrival at Gangtok and check in at Hotel. Free afternoon for personal activities. Overnight at Gangtok.
Day 6: Gangtok to Tsongo Lake with Baba Mandir Excursion – 52kms in 3hrs - One way (Timing: 7.30AM to 2.30PM). After breakfast drive to Tsongo Lake (Alt 12000ft/3600M), a high altitude alpine lake close to Indo-China Border. Enjoy playing in snow and try Yak Ride and proceed further to Legendary Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. Back to Hotel for late Lunch.
Optional tour to Nathula Pass (Alt 14000Ft / 4200M) on China Border can also be arranged (Except Mon, Tue) for Indian Nationals only with 30 Days Advance Request at an additional cost. Afternoon is free for personal activities. Overnight at Gangtok
Day 7: Gangtok to Lachung, 124kms in 7hrs – Morning drive to Lachung (Alt 8075Ft / 2425M) in North Sikkim. On the way visit Singhik, Seven Sister Water Falls, Chungthang Confluence and Vim Nala Water Falls. Lunch at a local restaurant on the way. Check in at Hotel in the late afternoon. Overnight at Lachung.
Day 8: 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. Enjoy the scenic landscape and Hot spring and drive back to Lachung for Lunch. Free evening to roam around the village and river valley. Overnight at Lachung
Optional Yumesamdong Valley (Alt 15750Ft / 4725M) for Indian tourists only– From Yumthang Valley you can drive for another 30kms in 1.5hr to Yumesamdong or Zero Point close to Tibet Border(at an extra cost), and back to Lachung.
Day 9: Lachung to Gangtok, 125kms in 5hrs – Check out from Lachung and drive back to Gangtok (Alt 5550Ft / 1675M) via Chungthang. Check in at hotel by late afternoon. Overnight at Gangtok
Day 10: Gangtok to Bagdogra Airport / NJP Station, 130kms in 4hrs – Check out from Gangtok and drive back to NJP/Bagdogra. Farewell and tour ends.