Splendor Of Sikkim And Darjeeling

Splendor Of Sikkim And Darjeeling

Duration : 09 Nights/10 Days

Daywise Detailed Itinerary

Day 1


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

Day 2


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

Day 3


Early breakfast and transfer to Gangtok (5412 Ft / 1650 Mts, 116 Kms/ 05 to 06 Hrs). Check in and Overnight at Gangtok.

Day 4


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 5


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

Pick from Gangtok Hotel and transfer to Lachen (9500 Ft / 2896 Mts, 130 Kms / 05 ½ to 06 ½ Hrs). On the way, 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 Hotel.

Day 6


Excursion to Chopta valley & Gurudongmar (17800 Ft / 5427 Mts, 70 Kms / 04 to 05 Hrs from Lachen). (No entry for foreigner national. They also have to be 02 & above in number to visit North Sikkim Lachen & Lachung. Foreigner national are allowed to visit till Thangu, with valid permit). This is one journey one cannot forget.  The day starts early at 5 am.  It is almost dark at this point of time. As your journey  go upward , the morning sun rays creates spectacular view of the  snow peaks, which looks like mountains made of Gold. From Lachen travel to Thangu (13000 Ft / 3963 Mts / 30 Kms / 02 to 2.5 Hrs from Lachen), which is a steep ascent. The only halt is at Thangu, for stretching & acclimatization. Here you have family kitchen which can serve you tea, bread, butter and maggi on direct payment. You will get to sit around the earthen furnace and experience the mountain life style. A further drive reaches to the virgin and uninhabited land of Chopta Valley (13500 Ft / 4116 Mts, 4 Kms / 30 to 45 min from Thangu). Many tourists, who are not comfortable with the altitude, limit their tour till Chopta valley, which is close proximity to Tibet. The valley is rich with Alpine vegetation. From here till Gurudongmar is mostly flat land with mountains and army bunkers on all sides.  This is a high altitude desert, with hardly any vegetation and is stony and dusty. Your vehicle makes its own way ahead and this is the reason one can get lost very easily. As it is a plateau, it is very cold & windy throughout the year. The advice is that one should not exert much as gasping breath is difficult at this altitude. In winters, Gurudongmar Lake is frozen except one corner which is considered to be very sacred. Army Jawans apart from guarding the border are always ready to help those who are in need.

Day 7


Transfer to Lachung (8000 Ft / 2439 Mts, 60 Kms/ 03 to 04 Hrs).Overnight at Hotel.

Day 8


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. At afternoon transfer to Gangtok (5412 Ft / 1650 Mts, 124 Kms / 05 ½  to 06 ½ Hrs). Overnight at Hotel.
Optional Yumesamdong known as (Zero point) (15300 Ft / 4665 Mts, 24 Kms / 1.5 to 02 Hrs from Yumthang one way)
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 9


After the breakfast transfer to Kalimpong (4091 Ft / 1247 Mts, 85 Kms / 03 to 04 Hrs).At afternoon visit Dello hills,  Flower Nurseries and Durbin Dara Hills. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10


After breakfast proceed to NJP Railway Station / (IXB) Bagdogra Airport (413 Ft / 126 Mts, 75 Kms / 03 to 04 Hrs), for your onward 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.

Package Cost

Yumesamdong excursion can be availed by paying a supplement cost of INR 3500.00 per vehicle.

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