Gangtok Lachen Lachung Darjeeling 8 N 9 D
Welcome on arrival at IXB/NJP meet our representative and transfer to Gangtok (125kms/4hrs), at an altitude of 5500ft Gangtok is the Capital of Sikkim. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast half-day trip to Tsomgo lake (12400ft), which is only 32 kms from Gangtok City, the oval shaped lake is almost about 1Km long, and 15 mtrs deep. The lake is considered sacred by the local people,After that visit 18 kms from the lake Baba Mandir, (temple of disappeared army personal) and back to Gangtok. Evening free at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity. Overnight at hotel. (Optional tour is, Nathula the Indo-Chaina border is 20 kms. from Tsomgo lake (subject to availability of special permit for Indian tourist only on additional payment at Gangtok for separate permit) - Closed on Mondays & Tuesdays. Overnight at Gangtok hotel.
After breakfast pickup from your hotel at Gangtok and Transfer to Lachen(135 kms/6–6.5hrs), en-route sightseeing at Sighik View point, Chumthang Valley, Twin Falls and Vima Falls. Reach Lachen late afternoon / early evening - The snow capped peaks, the Shingbha wild life sanctuary, Gurudongmar Lake, Chopta Valley, Thangu are the major attraction – It’s a valley surrounded by gigantic and humbling snow peak mountains and the starting point of Green Lake Trek – In fact the village cradled between stern, tall rock faces standing like guards – A hamlet with very few people – It almost like this town is hidden from the outside – Like a Shangri - La – Check into a hotel - Welcome Tea – Evening free to stroll and visit the Lepcha Village – Overnight stay at Hotel in Lachen.
Early morning drive to Thangu Village (Alt 13625Ft / 4100M), a remote high altitude village of Tibetan Nomads and also proceed further to Chopta Valley(outer view only) (Alt 13325Ft / 4000M) to get some breathtaking view of alpine valley of frozen rivers. From Chopta Valley drive for another 30kms in 1.5hr to Gurudongmar Lake (Alt 17375Ft / 5225M). A valley at an altitude of 11, 800 feet through which Lachen Chu flows, generally covered with snow from December to April or even more is known as the Holy / Sacred Lake. After lunch drive to Lachung,49 kms-2 hrs journey. Overnight at hotel.
Early morning after breakfast start for half-day excursion trip to Yumthang Valley, en-rote visit Hot Spring and Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary.Some photographs of the natural scenes of Switzerland and Yumthang valley are very hard to distinguish. Yumthang, which is at an altitude of 12,000 ft., is situated about 135 km from Gangtok. April and May promises colorful flowers & Orchids, where as November end to March usually sees snows, Transfer back to Lachung for Lunch followed by onward trip back to Gangtok. Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast visit Hanuman Tak,Ganesh Tak,Tashi view Point(These three points are famous for watching beautiful early morning view on Mt Kanchenjunga).Best point sightseeing tour in and around the capital city of Sikkim, covering Dro-Dul Chortan, Stupa, Institute of Tibetology Institute of Handicrafts and handlooms along with cottage Industry, Flower show, Ropeway, Bakthang Waterfall & Banjhakri Falls . Evening free at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity. Overnight at hotel.
Morning after breakfast transfer to Darjeeling (118kms/5hrs).Once the summer capital of India, Darjeeling is a land of infinite variety and charm. It will cater you a mix-experience of lively nature charming Himalayan people. Surrounded by Tea gardens; this little town faces some of the highest peaks of the Himalayas. Take a rest and then a walk around town to appreciate the new culture you are in. Overnight at Hotel.
Early morning start for Tiger Hill (subject to availability of pass) to watch the spectacular sunrise and its amazing effects on the Mt. Kanchendzonga (Worlds 3rd highest peak), Visit Ghoom Monastery and Batashia Loop War Memorial while returning to the Hotel. After breakfast followed by Half day mixed point local sightseeing covering RopeWay, Tenzing rock, Gombu Rock, Padmaja N. Zoological Garden, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tibetan Refugee Self-help Center and Japanese Temple & Peace Pagoda. After that visit to the Mall (Chowrasta) along with local Market for City Life. Overnight at hotel.
Morning transfer to IXB/NJP ( 85kms / 3.5hrs). Tour End.
Inclusion & Exclusion
- Accommodation as per itinerary.
- All transfers & sight seeings as per itinerary.
- Services of an English-speaking driver.
- Driver Allowance, toll, parking fee, Night halt charges, inter- state permit.
- A dedicated Tour Coordinator for the entire trip.
- Child below 5 years on Complimentary basis.
- Any other services or meals which are not mentioned in the above “Includes” section.
- Expense of personal nature such as tips, laundry, telephones, beverages etc
- Entry fee for all monuments and places of interest if any
- Airfares and Train ticket charges if any
- Guide charges
- Christmas Eve /New year Eve supplement charges if applicable.
- Nathula Pass @Rs. /-additional (subject to availability of pass) sharing/exclusive.
- Zero Point & Katao additional (direct payment to driver)
- Rumtek Monastery in Gangtok additional
- Mirik Lake & Pashupati Market-(Nepal Border) additional
- Rock Garden in Darjeeling additional
- Namchi-CharDhaam & Ravangla Buddha Park additional
- Singshore Bridge In Pelling additional
- Toy Train in Darjeeling, River Rafting, Paraglyding waiting charges additional
- GST 5%
Terms & Conditions:
- Given quote is valid for minimum paying persons only as mentioned in the itinerary.
- Vehicles would be Non A.C in the hills as it is difficult to climb uphill roads.
- For delay in train/flight/bus timings Rs, 200/- extra would be applicable Per Hour
- Confirmations of hotels are subject to availability. Extra Bed @ hotel will be (Bed Roll / Mattress)
- Slight alterations in the accommodation may become unavoidable due to unavailability of rooms in mentioned hotels,but the accommodation so provided will be of the same class.
- Check in time 1200 Hrs and Check out time 1200 Hrs for all Hotels
- Sumo / Similar will be Stand to Stand, only in Gangtok.
- The above rates are applicable for 05 Km Hotels within the City.
- No refund will be for unused services.
- This quote is valid for 7 days only & for Indian Nationals.
- Foreigners are not allowed to visit Restricted areas in Sikkim like Baba Mandir, Nathua Pass, Zero Point, Gurudongmer Lake.
- Normal running time of vehicle is 7am to 6pm, subject to weather conditions.
- Vehicles are provided on Point-To-Point basis & may change accordingly.
- Small cars we be upgraded to a Regular car due to unavoidable situation like bad road or unavailabilty, with no extra cost.
- Gangtok local sight seeing in a luxury car can be altered with 02 small cars due to unavoidable situation with no extra cost.
- Incase of land slide or any other reason Tsangoo Lake is closed, we shall provide you alternate sight seeing.
- EP - only room, CP - room + breakfast, MAP - room + breakfast + lunch/dinner, AP - room + all meals(full board)
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