Alpine Sikkim Tour

Duration : 10 Days / 9 nights

 

Days Itinerary
Day 01

Pick up from Bagdogra / NJP, drive Gangtok,126kms. Drive to Gangtok passes through a lush green vegetation adjacent to it river Teesta flows in a vibrant current.

Day 02

Gangtok Sight Seeing. After your breakfast, get set to start for a Glimpse of Gangtok by doing Sight Seeing in and around the Town, return to hotel by evening.

Day 03

Gangtok –Tsomgo,Baba mandir / Nathula Pass.Don’t forget to carry along the cameras for the awesome lakes and panoramic view that is awaiting you there.

Day 04

Gangtok drive to Lachung ; – 126 kms, is situated at around 8,610 feet. The Lachung Monastery on the slope opposite the highway is a local point of all religious functions of the local inhabitants. Scenic beauty while traveling to Lachung is at its best with long cascading water falls- it has gained soaring popularity of Yumthang Valley, which is just 24 kms from here.

Day 05 Visit Yumthang and further to Yumesamdong. (4824 meters) Yumthang Valley is surrounded by snowy mountains and the river runs through the middle of the valley- it is also the home of Shingbha Rhododendron Sanctuary having 24 species of Rhododendrons and a hot spring. hult at Lachung.
Day 06 Lachung drive to Lachen 2728 meters. / Thangu: 14000 feet- Lachen is situated at an altitude of 9,075 feet. Lachen monastery situated on the top of the village commands a panaromic view of the surroundings and countryside. Thangu is at an altitude of 14,000 feet- about three hours drive from Lachen.
Day 07

Lachen- Gurudongmar-Lachen. Leave for pristine Gurudongmar, catch the amazing glimpse of this holy lake. Return back to Lachen stay overnight.

Day 08 Drive to Gangtok enroute visit Phodong Monastery Chungthang Monastery and Kabi Lungshok.
Day 09 Gangtok -- Pelling. Pelling is a new tourist destination, which has sprung up to feed the west Sikkim tourism circuit. Pelling provides excellent view of Kanchendzonga range. Khechuperi Lake which is about 13km from Pelling is yet another sacred lake of Sikkim. It is believed that once you visit the Lake and wish in your mind will be fulfilled. The Lake is in the shape of a Buddha’s foot and all around rich forest cover guards the habitats. Lake provides shelter to large number of birds.
Day 10 Drive back to NJP / BAGDOGRA AIR PORT and move for your further destination.