Duration : 09 Nights & 10 Days Trip
Destination : Bagdora - Gangtok - Tsongo Lake - Nathula Pass- Lachung - Yumthang Valley - Gangtok - Darjeeling - Tiger Hill - Darjeeling - Bagdora
Day 1 Pick
up from Bagdogra Airport/NJP Railway Station, drive Gangtok,126kms, and
Gangtok including Rumtek Monastery, Flower show, Institute of Tibetology,
Tashiview Point, Chorten Stupa, Banjhakri Falls. Rumtek is one of the
biggest monasteries in Sikkim, which was built in the year 1960 by His
holiness 17th Karmapa who fled Tibet due to Chinese aggression. Flower
Show houses large number of flower as well the ornamental plants of
Sikkim. During the flowering season, exhibitions and competitions are held
here. Sikkim has around 4000 species of flowering plants. Hanuman tok
situated at hilltop has a Hanuman Mandir and during the clear weather
Kanchendzonga range can be viewed at its best. Institute of Tibetology
houses large number of Buddhist scriptures as well acts as museum.
Tashiview point provides an excellent view of Mount Kanchendzonga and
far-flung North Sikkim Villages. Telescopic view of mountains is
available. Chorten stupa is situated near Tibetology. Banjhakri falls has
statues of samanist/nature worshipper priest.
to Lachen, enroute halt at Seven Sisters Water Falls and continue driving.
Half way halt for Lunch in the road side restaurant. Arrive at the
bifurcation point-Chungthang. Further drive for another 27 kms arrive at
Lachen, transfer to hotel.
head for Gurudogmar Lake at 17100 feet. Arrive at Thangu after a drive of
29 kms. Thangu is an extremely small village with couple of houses. Thangu
is at 13550 feet. Further drive of 3 kms will take to Chopta Valley. A
real scenic beauty. After another 32 kms of drive, arrive at Gurudogmar
Lake. Heaven on earth. Later return to Lachen, lunch further drive to
Lachung for 2 hours, 51kms. Lachung is situated at 8738 feet. Scenic
beauty while traveling to Lachung is at its best with long cascading water
falls. High mountain overlook Lachung Valley.
breakfast visit Yumthang valley where there is a hot spring and the river
runs through the middle of the valley. All around snow clad peak surround
the valley. Before Yumthang, Singba Rhodendron Sanctuary shelter numerous
species of Rhodendron which are in bloom during the spring time. Yumthang
valley is covered by snow clad peaks. Further we visit Yumesamdong or
locally knows as 0 point. It is located at 15000 feet. Snow is in
abundance after the autumn season. L ater return to Lachung.
Darjeeling is within a Himalayan belt through deep forest and tea gardens.
As we approach Darjeeling, in a clear weather mount Kanchendzonga the
third highest peak in the world is seen majestically.
visit Tiger Hill for sunrise view later also visit Ghoom Monastery, halt
at Batasia loop. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering institute,
zoo , evening at leisure to roam around the town.