Darjeeling Gangtok With Lachung

Darjeeling Gangtok With Lachung

Duration : 15 Nights/16 Days

Daywise Detailed Itinerary

Day 1


On arrival at NJP Railway Station / (IXB) Bagdogra Airport, (413 Ft / 126 Mts) you will meet with our local representative who will be assisting you to board your vehicle to Gangtok (5412 Ft /1650Mts, 130 Kms / 04 to 05Hrs). Check in & stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 2


Enjoy a full day sightseeing covering Rumtek Monastery, Jhakri Water Fall, Do-rul Chhorten, Research Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday, 02nd Saturday, Local Festival and State & National Govt. holidays), Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom (Closed on Sunday, 02nd Saturday, Local Festival and State & National Govt. holidays) and Flower Show. Overnight at Hotel.

Note : If the sightseeing points like Research Institute of Tibetology & Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom are falling on Sunday, 02nd Saturday, Local Festival and State & National Govt. holidays then we will include Nam Nang View Point and Enchey Monastery as an alternative sightseeing point.

Day 3


NRI, OCI, PIO Card holder & Foreign National are not allowed to visit Baba Mandir & Nathula Pass. They are allowed to visit till Tshangu Lake, with a valid permit. They also have to be 02 & above in number to visit Tshangu Lake. For Tshangu Lake & Nathula Pass there is no refund, after the permit is confirmed by Sikkim Tourism, due to whatsoever reason (Land slide, Heavy rain fall, VIP Movement, Health issue etc).

After the breakfast in the morning, start your excursion towards Tshangu Lake (12400Ft / 3780 Mts / 43 Kms in 03 Hrs one way from Gangtok) & Baba Mandir (13100 Ft / 3994 Mts / 16 Kms in 01 Hrs one way from Tshangu Lake, situated at a height of 12400 Ft / 3780 Mts / 43 Kms in 03 Hrs one way with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the Lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. Transfer back to Gangtok and stay overnight at Hotel. (Incase of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tshangu Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing destination will be provided)

OPTIONAL NATHULA : One can opt for Nathula Excursion by paying a supplement cost.

Day 4


NRI, OCI, PIO Card holder & Foreign National will be allowed to visit Lachung, Yumthang & Yumesamdong, with a valid permit. They also have to be 02 & above in number. For Lachung & Lachen there is no refund facility after the booking is confirmed whatsoever.

Transfer to Lachung from the Gangtok Hotels (8000 Ft / 2439 Mts, 124 Kms / 05 ½ to 06 ½ Hrs). On the way to Lachung visit Tashi view point, Seven sister’s water fall ((Subjected the vehicle take the normal route. These sightseeing points are included on complimentary basis & in case of diversions these points will be missed. There will be no refund in such case)). Overnight at Lachung.

Day 5


Early in the morning proceed for a half day excursion to Yumthang Valley (11800 Ft / 3598 Mts / 25 Kms / 1 ½ hours one way). Yumthang Valley is a day excursion from Lachung, which is an attraction for tourist visiting this region. The colorful Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary bloom between April to June, The soaring snow-capped peaks and herds of wandering yaks make this place a Himalayan paradise. The valley is also known for Hot spring. Although the water is quite dirty, many locals visit the area to get themselves soaked & cured as believed. Overnight at Yumthang hotel.

Optional Yumesamdong known as (Zero point) (15300 Ft / 4665 Mts, 24 Kms / 1.5 to 02 Hrs from Yumthang one way)
Yumesamdong excursion can be availed by paying a supplement cost of INR 3500.00 per vehicle. Yumesamdong is located beyond Yumthang. It is a journey from Yumthang trudges up through the rugged mountain road. The aroma of sweet fragrance of Ezilia (plant used by the inhabitant to manufacture incense sticks) permeates the air at Yumesamdong.

Day 6


After breakfast transfer to Gangtok (5412 Ft / 1650 Mts, 124 Kms / 05 ½ to 06 ½ Hrs).Overnight at Hotel.

Day 7


Transfer to Yuksom (5840 Ft / 1780 Mts, 145 Kms /05 ½ to 06 ½ Hrs). Check in and Overnight at Hotel.

Day 8


Early in the morning go for a 35 minutes moderate walk to Dubdi Monastery (built in 1700 AD, the oldest monastery of Sikkim). Later in the afternoon visit the local village and also visit Norbu Gang (the stone throne for the first king). This was the place where the first Chogyal (a ruling dynasty in Sikkim) was crowned. Yuksom is the meeting place of three monks - the first capital of Sikkim.
Overnight at Hotel.

Day 9


After breakfast drive to Pelling (5500 Ft / 1675 Mts, 35 Kms / 02 Hrs) on the way visit Kanchanjunga Water fall & Khecheopalri Lake (6000 Ft / 1829 Mts) it is one of the sacred Buddhist mountain lake and it is believed that whatever is wished 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. On the way witness the panoramic view of Darap Village & Rimbi Water fall. Overnight at Pelling.

Day 10


After breakfast we will proceed for Pelling sightseeing tour covering Pemayangtse Monastery, Chenrezig Statue & Skywalk. After early Lunch proceed for sightseeing of Rimbi Water fall, Khecheopalri Lake (6000 Ft / 1829 Mts) & Kanchanjunga Water fall. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 11


Transfer for Kalimpong (4091 Ft / 1247 Mts, 115 Kms / 05 to 06 Hrs). Overnight at Hotel.

Day 12


After breakfast get the sightseeing of Dello hills, Flower Nurseries, Nature Interpretation Center and Durbin Dara Hills & Jang – Dong – Palriffo Brang. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 13


After breakfast drive to Darjeeling (6710 Ft / 2046 Mts, 70 Kms / 03 to 04 Hrs). Overnight at Darjeeling.

Day 14


Early morning tour to Tiger Hill (8482 Ft / 2586 Mts at around 04:00 AM) to get the sight of the sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather). On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast go for a half-day sightseeing of Japanese Temple, Peace pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday, Local Festival and State & National Govt. holidays), Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (Closed on Sunday, Local Festival and State & National Govt. holidays), & panoramic view of Tea Estate. Overnight at Darjeeling.

Note: If the sightseeing points like Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Zoological Park falls on Thursday, Local Festival and State & National Govt. holidays then we will include Dali Monastery and Ava Art gallery as alternative sightseeing points.
If the sightseeing point like Tibetan Refugee Centre falls on Sunday, Local Festival and State & National Govt. holidays then we will include Ava Art gallery as an alternative sightseeing points.

Day 15


After breakfast transfer to Mirik (4905 Ft / 1495 Mts), 50 Kms / 02 Hrs one way). Full day excursion of Pashupati Nagar (Indo-Nepal border) for shopping & Mirik Lake (Horse riding & Boat is available around the lake on direct payment basis). Return back to Darjeeling at evening and Overnight at Hotel.

Day 16


Transfer back to NJP Railway Station / (IXB) Bagdogra Airport, (413 Ft / 126 Mts, 100Kms / 03 to 04Hrs) for onwards connection.


  • Accommodation is on twin sharing basis
  • Meals : breakfast at all places
  • Transfers from one place to another
  • Sightseeing in private cars
  • Vehicle will be provided based on the itinerary
  • All current taxes such as hotel taxes and transportation taxes


  • Entrance fees at the monuments/ temples
  • Meals not mentioned in inclusions
  • Personal Expenses / Purchase of things
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Any increase in the govt. taxes and state taxes
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.

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