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North Sikkim Package 001
- North Sikkim Package 001
(06 Nights / 07 Days)
(3N Gangtok + 1N Lachen + 2N Lachung)
The capital of Sikkim, Gangtok is a versatile travel destination. It suits the need for all since it is
both tranquil and adventurous. It has monasteries to visit, mystic rituals to witness and festivals
to celebrate at heights of 1670 meters. Gangtok is also home to flora like varieties of
rhododendrons, orchids and fauna like exotic butterflies.
Day 1 : Arrive in Gangtok
Our representatives will receive the guests at either the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) or
at the Bagdogra Airport (IXB). They will assist the guests for transfer to Gangtok. The drive will
take roughly 5 hours. Upon arrival, guests check into the hotel. Evening is free for the guests to
explore around the hotel, go for a stroll at MG Road or shop at the Shopping Centre.
Conversely, you can enjoy a warm bath and relax, ready to start the next day’s activities.
Day 2 : Gangtok – Tsomgo Lake Excursion
After breakfast, we leave for Tsomgo Lake and an old temple – Baba Mandir, which are 40 km
away, a drive of 2 hours. The drive is along the beautiful Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary which
inhabits the exclusive red pandas, blood pheasant and rhododendrons. The Tsomgo Lake is
situated at 3753 meters or 12310 feet above sea level. This lake is 50 feet deep and is snow-
covered almost all year round. You can view the Brahmini duck and other migratory birds here.
Near the lake is Baba Mandir which is considered to be a holy site by the locals.
We return to the hotel after the day’s excursion. The evening is free for the guests to be at
Day 3 : Arrive in Lachen
After an early morning breakfast, we drive to Lachen. It is a 135 km long drive which should
take 5-6 hours to complete. 96 km into the journey, comes Chungthang where we will stop for
lunch. We cover the rest of the journey to Lachen. The main attractions of Lachen are the snow-
capped peaks, Shingbha Wildlife Sanctuary, Gurudongmar Lake, Chopta Valley and Thangu.
We then check into the hotel, have some tea and then visit the Lepcha Village. We stay
overnight at Lachen.
Day 4 : Lachen – Gurudongmar Lake – Chopta Valley Excursion – Lachung
We leave for Gurudongmar Lake after an early morning breakfast which is a 3 hour drive. There
is a valley here through which a River called Lachen Chu flows. It is known as the Holy Lake and
is covered in snow for 9 months, or more. We drive through a cold dessert until we reach the
Tibet-China border. Then we make our return journey for lunch. Post lunch, we leave for
Lachung which is 50 km away. Evening is free for resting.
Day 5 : Lachung – Yumthang Excursion
Yumthang is at an elevation of 11800 feet. On route, you can visit a famous hot spring here
known for its curative properties for skin diseases. The Yumthang Valley near River Lachung Chu
is a site to behold. In spring, it is a chaotic scene of colours with primulae, rhododendrons and
other Alpine flowers. In the winters, it is surrounded by snow-clad mountains which lend it a
After the excursion, we return to our hotel in Lachung for lunch. Post that we see the Lachung
Monastery, Cottage Industry and a waterfall. The evening would be free as usual. There would
be an overnight stay in Lachung.
Day 6 : Back to Gangtok
As soon as we are done with breakfast, we leave for Gangtok. If the weather permits and the
skies are clear, we will stop at Singhik and Mangan from where you can enjoy the view of the
mega Himalayan Range with Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Pandim, Mt. Kabru, etc.
There is no plan once we reach Gangtok. Guests are free to plan their own evenings.
Day 7 : Depart from Gangtok
After the morning breakfast, transport and transit facilities will be provided by us to ensure
ease and quick passage. The transfer are all roughly 4-5 hour drive away so guests are
requested to make an early start to avoid last minute jams or confusions.enquire now