Day-1: Arrival at Gangtok
Pick up at NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport. Transfer to Gangtok 5500ft /130kms / 04 hrs). Arrives & Check in Hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day -2: Tshomgo Excursions
Morning at around 07.30 is proceeding for Tshomgo Lake 54kms / 03 hrs. (A Beautiful lake which is situated at the Height of 13,200 ft With an Average depth of 50 ft perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. From Dec to Mid-April it is covered by snow & surrounded by mountains which are snow covered nearly throughout the year) and Baba Mandir. Night stay at Gangtok.
Day- 3: Gangtok –Lachung +Tashiview point+ Ganesh Tok + Hanuman Tok
After breakfast transfer to Lachung – It is in North Sikkim – Leave 119 kilometers – 4 ½ hours – 5 ½ hours – Lachung is situated at an altitude of 8600 feet - On the way stop and enjoy a few wonderful locations like Tashi Viewpoint, Kabi Lungstok, Naga Waterfalls, confluence of Lachen chu and Lachung Chu at Chungthang, Twin Waterfalls and Bhim Nala Waterfalls - Lunch will be served at Namok - The roads are colored with full bloom of Primulae, Rhododendrons and many other Alpine flowers Guest specially during spring – Guest are likely to reach Lachung at late afternoon or early evening - Check into the hotel / resort - Evening free to stroll around the village - Dinner will be served at about 8 PM – Overnight stay at Lachung
Day- 4: Sight Seeing at Yumthang & Transfer to Gangtok
After breakfast drive towards Yumthang situated at an elevation of nearly 11800 feet - On the way you may visit the famous hot spring which is known for its curative properties of skin diseases - Yumthang is a valley near the river Lachung Chu surrounded by mountains where the tree line ends - In spring the valley erupts in riots of colors as Primulae, Rhododendrons and many other Alpine flowers in full bloom along with snow covered valley except in autumn - Return to resort at Lachung for Lunch - Back to Gangtok - 125 kilometers, 4 – 5 hours’ drive - On the way stops at Singhik and Mangan - Back to Gangtok Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok.
Day- 5: Gangtok Local Sight Seeing (Half Day) & Transfer to Pelling
After breakfast transfer to local sightseeing covering Jhakri Water Falls, Ranka Monastery, Research Institute of Tibet logy (Closed on Sunday & govt. Holidays), Do-Drul Chorten, Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom (Closed on Sunday & Govt. Holidays).
Pelling is situated at an altitude of 2072 meters / 6800 feet - On a clear day guest can get a clear view of Himalayan range with snowcapped mount Pandim, Kumbhakarna, Rathong, Khangchendzonga, Zopuno, Shimbho, Narsing, Sinolchu etc - It is one of the exotic settlement with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids, historical sites, short trek routes and wildlife – Its botanical and zoological richness is inspiring and the scenic view from the top of the ridge across deep valley to the heights of Kanchendzonga ranges is something to be seen to be believed - Check into hotel - Evening free to roam around the small settlement - Over Night stay at Pelling
Day- 6: Pelling Local sightseeing (Half Day) & Darjeeling Transfer
After breakfast at hotel – Drive for Full Day Sight Seeing. The routes are forested and the botanical and zoological richness is inspiring. Places of visit are Rimbi waterfalls, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kechopalri Lake, it is one of the holy Buddhist Lake and it is believed that any wish in front of the lake comes true –
Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird and thus the water surface is always free of leaves, Kecheoparli Monastery, Kanchenjunga water Falls, Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdentse ruins, the scenic view from the top of the ruin to the mystic heights of Kanchendzonga ranges is something to be cherished & Transfer to Darjeeling, o/n at Darjeeling.
Day- 7: Tiger Hill & Darjeeling Local Sight Seeing (Half Day)
Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather) –On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop – Back to hotel for breakfast –
After breakfast rest for half an hour After breakfast next round of sightseeing - Half Day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda – Back to hotel – Evening free to stroll around the area - Overnight stay at Darjeeling
Day- 8: Gangtok – NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport
After breakfast, transfer to NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport (130kms / 04 Hrs) for your onward journey.