Wandering the Beauty of Sikkim

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Wandering the Beauty of Sikkim

Wandering the Beauty of Sikkim


Ravangla, Lachung, Pelling, Gangtok, Namchi, Darjeeling 07 Nights / 08 Days
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Gangtok, city, capital of Sikkim state, northeastern India. It lies on a tributary of the Tista River in the southeast-central part of the state at an elevation of about 5,600 feet (1,700 metres). The city's name means “Top of the Hill.” Gangtok rises over slopes extensively terraced in corn (maize).


Lachung is a small trading centre (corn [maize] and pulses). It has a dispensary, a rest house, and a monastery and is the site of a government agricultural station. It is linked to Gangtok, Sikkim's capital, 27 miles (43 km) south, by the North Sikkim Highway.


Pelling is at the altitude of 2000meters, where the temperature in summer goes up to 25 degrees Celcius and comes down to 1 degree Celcius in winters. It is quite warm and pleasant in summer. The monsoon season is from July to September.


The queen of the hills is a Himalayan city in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is internationally renowned as a tourist destination for its spectacular view of Mt.Kanchandzonga, along with its tea industry and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Tour Highlights


Gangtok, city, capital of Sikkim state, northeastern India. It lies on a tributary of the Tista River in the southeast-central part of the state at an elevation of about 5,600 feet (1,700 metres). The city's name means “Top of the Hill.” Gangtok rises over slopes extensively terraced in corn (maize).

MG Marg

MG Marg is also the main market area of Gangtok. There are all sorts of shops here including souvenir & gift stores, clothing stores (for men & women), handicraft items, shoe shops, and even Pharmacies and convenience stores. Shops in MG Marg are open from 8am to 7pm. The market here is closed on Tuesdays.

Tsongmo Lake (Changu Lake)

Tsomgo Lake, also known as Tsongmo Lake or Changu Lake, is a glacial lake in the East Sikkim district of the Indian state of Sikkim, some 40 kilometres (25 mi) from the capital Gangtok. Located at an elevation of 3,753 m (12,313 ft), the lake remains frozen during the winter season.

Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir

Sepoy/Honorary Captain Baba Harbhajan Singh (1946-1968) was an Indian Army soldier who served from 30 June 1965 to 4 October 1968. He was posthumously awarded Maha Vir Chakra, India's second highest gallantry award. He is said to serve the Indian Army even after his death by coming in the dreams of soldiers and telling them the plans of their enemies. There is a temple dedicated to him in East Sikkim.

Nathula Pass (Indo - China Border)

Nathu la is a high altitude pass situated on the old silk route at the Indo-China border, and is the favourite hotspot for the tourists in Sikkim. Several visitors come here every year to enjoy the scenic trek to the valley while listening to the lyrical waterfalls astriding the road from Gangtok to Nathu la. It also offers the breathtaking view of the snow covered mountains under the light blue sky and the long winding roads. Nathu la offers the mesmerizing view of Chumbi valley of Tibet, guarded by mountains.

‘Nathu’ and ‘la’ are two Tibetan terms which means ‘Listening ears’ and ‘pass’. It is situated at an altitude 4302 m, and is one of the highest motorable roads in the world, blessed with picturesque beauty and fresh mountain breeze. The place mainly receives cold weather for most of the parts of the year and gets flocked with visitors during summers. One another fascinating fact about this mountainous pass is that it is one of the three trading border posts between China and India, the other two are in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Yumthang Valley 

The Yumthang Valley or Sikkim Valley of Flowers sanctuary, is a nature sanctuary with river, hot springs, yaks and grazing pasture on rolling meadows surrounded by the Himalayan mountains in the North Sikkim district of Sikkim state in India.

Zero Point 

Also known as Yume Samdong, Zero Point stands at an altitude of 15,300 ft above mean sea level. It happens to be the last outpost of civilisation and the place where three rivers meet amid a panoramic view of snow-clad mountains and picturesque surroundings.

(Note: Extra Cost 3500/- Per Vehicle)

Mt. Katao 

Covered with natural vegetation including poppy, rhododendron, and primula, the base ground of Mount Katao comprises of numerous adventure sports activities. This amazing place is situated at an elevation of 15000 feet and remains covered in snow almost throughout the year.

(Note: Extra Cost 3500/- Per Vehicle)


This place is a complex of several Hindu Gods, and well maintained. The central sanctum hosts Shiva temple and the rest all a replica of Char-Dham (4-Holy places), namely Badrinath, Puri Jagannath, Rameshwar and Dwarka. We also can see 12 Shiva Lingam represent 12 Jyotirlinga of India in one place. A must visit place.


The Buddha Park of Ravangla, also known as Tathagata Tsal, is situated near Rabong (Ravangla) in South Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. It was constructed between 2006 and 2013 and features a 130-foot (40 m) high statue of the Buddha as its centerpiece.

Sky Walk 

The Chenrezig statue and skywalk are a tourist attraction in Pelling, West Sikkim district, Sikkim. The complex houses a 137 ft (42 m) tall statue of the bodhisattva Chenrezig, the tallest Chenrezig statue in the world. The place is also the location of India's first glass skywalk.

Singshore Bridge

The bridge is 240 m (787 ft) long and over 100 m (328 ft) high, making it the highest bridge in Sikkim. It was constructed in the early 2000s and is built of iron and concrete. Set amidst verdant hills and valleys, the bridge connects two villages, Dentam and Uttarey.

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR):

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as the "Toy Train", is a 2 ft (610 mm) narrow gauge railway that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in West Bengal is about 86 kilometres (53 mi) long. The century old train has been declared as World Heritage by UNESCO in 1999. The construction of DHR was started in 1879 & was fully functional in 1981. Its elevation level varies from 100 metres (328 ft) at New Jalpaiguri to about 2,200 metres (7,218 ft) at Darjeeling. A journey from Siliguri to Darjeeling (approx 7hrs) or a joy ride in Darjeeling will be lifetime experience for any tourist.

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute:

The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute was set up by the local hero Tenzing Norgay Sherpa following their successful ascent on Mount Everest on 28 May 1953 during 1954, this unique institution trains mountaineers. Apart from Tenzing, legendary mountaineers like Nawang Gombu ( First man to climb Everest twice ) and Lattoo Dorjee Sherpa have helped build the reputation of this pioneering institute. The institute is presently under the purview of the Ministry of Defense, Government of India. It is situated on Jawahar Parbat about 2 Km from Chowrasta.

The oldest mountaineering institute in the country carries out various mountaineering courses every year as well as has the very good collection of mountaineering equipments which have been used in various mountaineering expeditions and other wise. The traces of attempts made to conquer Mt. Everest have been kept in the Mt. Everest Museum. The institute also screens short films on mountaineering. You can also view the Himalayan peaks through the Zeiss Telescope given to the Nepalese Maharaja by Hitler. Sherpa Tenzing Norgay was the Director of this institute for many years and he was cremated near the institute after his death in 1986.

Tiger Hill

Situated 13 kilometers from the town at an altitude of 2590 meters (8482 ft.), has earned international fame for its magnificent view of the sunrise over the "Kanchanjunga" and the great eastern Himalayan peaks. On a clear sky even Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, is visible from here along with other Himalayan giant Lhotse,Makalu,Janu,Rathong,Kabru, Pandim,Simvo and Siniolchu.


Daywise Itinerary

Day 1 : New Jalpaiguri Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport to Gangtok - Pickup

On arrival at NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport, you will be met by our driver who will assist you to board your vehicle to Gangtok. On arrival check into the hotel and enjoy the day at leisure.

GANGTOK: At an altitude of 1750 m, Gangtok became the state capital in the Mid-19th century and has undergone rapid development since then, the downtown area is dominated by huge government buildings decorated with traditional Buddhist symbols. Gangtok is also a testing ground for people traveling to North Sikkim. Surrounded by Monasteries and Orchids, Gangtok is truly a traveller's delight.

Meals Provided: N/A
Day 2 : Gangtok to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir - Excursion

Breakfast at the hotel and full day excursion to Tsomgo Lake (Changu Lake) which is 35 Kms from Gangtok at an altitude of 12,400 feet. The lake derives its waters from melting snow off the surrounding mountains. Legends say that lamas could forecast the future by studying the colour of the lake’s waters.

Note: (Nathula Pass - Extra Cost 4500-5500 Per Vehicle)

Meals Provided: N/A
Day 3 : Gangtok to Lachung - Drive with on the way Sightseeing

Post breakfast around 10.00 a.m. take the transfer to Lachung. On your way visit Singhik View Point, Seven Sister Waterfalls, Naga Waterfalls.

Meals Provided: N/A
Day 4 : Lachung to Gangtok - Transfer With Yumthang Valley Excursion

Early morning proceeds on aexcursion to Yumthang Valley (11800 Ft / 3598 Mts / 25 Kms / 1 ½ hours one way). After that Transfer to Gangtok.

(Note: Zero Point Extra Cost 3500/- Per Vehicle / Mt. Katao Extra Cost 3500/- Per Vehicle)

Meals Provided: N/A
Day 5 : Gangtok to Pelling - Transfer Via Namchi & Ravangla

After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Pelling Via Namchi Chardham & Ravangla Buddha Park. Pelling is famous for its magnificent view of the snow-capped mountains of Kanchenjunga. Placid Pelling pulls most of the visitors for its representative status in history, nature and culture of the state. On arrival into the hotel, enjoy the day ,Namchi Sightseeing Sai Mandir, Chardham And Buddha Park.

Meals Provided: N/A
Day 6 : Pelling - Fullday Sightseeing - Darjeeling - Transfer

After Breakfast embark on a sightseeing tour of pelling covering - Kanchenjunga falls, Pemyang Monastery, Rimbi Waterfall, Khecheopalri Lake, Orange Garden, Rabdentse Ruins And transfer to Darjeeling.

Darjeeling is a town in India's West Bengal state, in the Himalayan foothills. Once a summer resort for the British Raj elite, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, or “Toy Train,” completed in 1881. It's famed for the distinctive black tea grown on plantations that dot its surrounding slopes. Its backdrop is Mt. Kanchenjunga, among the world’s highest peaks.

NoteSky Walk ( Extra Cost 1000 Per Vehicle ) And Singshore Bridge ( Extra Cost 2000 Per Vehicle)

Meals Provided: N/A
Day 7 : Darjeeling - Full day Sightseeing

Early morning visit Tiger Hill to see a beautiful sunrise and Himalayan Range like Kanchandzonga, Mount Everest etc. One can see the horizon changing colours just before sunrise and then the entire Himalayan range turns golden. It is truly a majestic sight and Ghoom Monastery which is the oldest Monastery in the area which was built in 1875 and one can see the image of Mythey Buddha 15ft. height on the way back from Kanchendzonga View Point. Then visit Batasia Loop and transfer to the hotel. Breakfast at the hotel and proceed for a city tour visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursday) which was started by Tenzing Norgay after he climbed Mt. verest, Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park (closed on Thursday)Tibetan Refugee Centre (closed on Sunday)Tenzing Rock / Gombu RockTea Estate (from outside), Japanese Peace Pagoda.

Note: Tiger hill pass / coupons subject to availability & it’s free of cost – It will be restricted to not more than 600 cab / day – Based on coupons given by Sadar traffic office only a day in advance.

Note: Toy Train (Joy Ride) Depends on time availaibility. Its Extra Cost 1000 / 1500 Per Person ( Available on IRCTC website).

Meals Provided: N/A
Day 8 : Darjeeling to New Jalpaiguri Railway Station Bagdogra Airport - Drop

Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Bagdogra Airport / NJP Railway Station in time for flight / train to onward destination.

Meals Provided: N/A

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Tourist Informations


  • Accommodation is on twin sharing basis
  • Meals : As per itinerary
  • 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


02 Person

Wagon R / Similar And  Innova / Xylo / Similar For North Sikkim

04 Person

Wagon R / Similar And  Innova / Xylo / Similar For North Sikkim

06 Person

Innova / Xylo / Similar

Note: Vehicle will not be at disposal; it will be available to guests as per itinerary only (point to point basis). All permit fees taxes (as per itinerary).

Note: Sumo / Bolero is not allowed to enter the city of Gangtok, The pickup and drop will be from stand to stand.

Travel Documents & Requirements

Valid ID proof (Voter ID / Passport / Driving Licence). PAN Card & Aadhar Card is not acceptable. In case of a child below 18 years bring Aadhar or Birth Certificate. 4 Passport sized photographs of each person.

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