Darjeeling - Gangtok - Yumthang - Chopta Valley

Package Code : LSB21
Duration : 11 days
Destinations - Darjeeling (3 Nights), Gangtok (4 Nights), Lachung (1 Night), Lachen (2 Nights)

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Reception at NJP rail station / Bagdogra airport. Transfer to Darjeeling (90Kms, 6500ft). The road passes through the winding ghat roads and lush green tea gardens on the rolling hill slope. Check in at hotel Evening at leisure. (ONH: Darjeeling).

Day 2 - Today you will have full day sight seeing at Darjeeling. It starts with early morning visit to Tiger Hill for a breath taking view of sunrise over the Kanchanjunga. Visit to Ghoom monastery & Batasia loop on way back. After lunch visit 7 points covering 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. (ONH: Darjeeling)

Day 3 - Full day Mirik excursion. Mirik – a small scenic tourist spot at an altitude of 5100ft (1761m) with a beautiful lake surrounded by forested hills on all sides with the back drop of Mt Kanchenjunga. The drive to Mirik runs through some fascinating tea gardens and pine forests. Enjoy boating in Lake Samendu at Mirik, take a break to breadth in the fresh air and return to Darjeeling.(ONH: Darjeeling)

Day 4 - Drive to Gangtok and transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure. (ONH: Gangtok)

Day 5 - Spend the day in local sight seeing in and around Gangtok and will cover all the major tourist attractions including Rumtek monastery, Enchey Monastery, Tashi Namgayal institute of Tibetology, Do-Drul Chorten, Ganesh and Tashi view points, Orchid House etc. (ONH: Gangtok)

Day 6 - Drive to Lachung (130kms, 8838ft). En-route visit at Kabi Lungtsok (historical site), Naga Waterfalls, Confluence of Lacnen Chu and Lacung Chu, Bhim Nala Waterfalls and Holy Rock at Chunthang. Lunch at Phodon/Mangan. Over night halt and dinner at Lachung.

Day 7 - Drive to Yumthang after early breakfast (24kms, 11800ft). Free time to enjoy the lush green alpine valley covered with colourful rhododendron forests and encircled by high snow caped mountains. Visit to the hot spring rich in Sulphur. Drive to Lachen after lunch. Overnight at Lachen.

Day 8 - Early morning drive to Chopta valley (33kms 13,200ft) and move to Gurudongmar Lake (another 32kms, 17000ft, foreigners will be restricted to Chopta valley only). Back to Lachen and halt.

Day 9 - Start for Gangtok in the morning. Reach Gangtok in the afternoon. Evening at leisure. (ONH : Gangtok)

Day 10 - Full day excursion to Tsongo lake at 12000ft. Back to Gangtok in the afternoon. Free evening for marketing of traditional handicrafts. (ONH: Gangtok)

Day 11 - Free morning for marketing. Start for NJP / Bagdogra depending upon your onward / return schedule. Tour concludes.

Customisation - If you have a different requirement, do not hesitate to mail or call us. Our executives will give you a tour plan based on your requirement and budget.

Tags: Darjeeling Tour, Sikkim Travel, North Sikkim, Chopta Valley, Yumthang the valley of flowers
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