West Bengal and Sikkim Tour

07 Nights/08 Days

26500

Places Covered :  
  • Darjeeling
  • Kalimpong
  • Gangtok
  • Lachen
  • Lachung

Includes

  • Sightseeing
  • Hotel
  • Car
  • Guide

Daywise Tour Itinerary

Day 1 NJP(NEW JALPAIGURI RAILWAY STATION)/BAGDOGRA AIRPORT(IXB) TO DARJEELING (68 KMS).

 Guest will be received by official. And he/she will assist you for the forwarding journey to Darjeeling. It is approx. 68 kms i.e., 2. 38 mins drive. Check in to hotel. Evening you are free to explore this beautiful town market and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2 DARJEELING SIGHTSEEING / KALIMPONG (51KMS).

Post breakfast move towards Darjeeling sightseeing (6 points) Tiger hill, Japanese Peace Pagoda, Observatory Hill, Ghoom Monastery, Tenzing rock and Happy Valley Tea Estate. Lunch in between and proceed further to Kalimpong which is a virgin hill station in West Bengal renowned for its panoramic valley views, Buddhist’s monasteries and churches and Tibetan handicrafts etc. After reaching check-in to the hotel and overnight stay.

Day 3 KALIMPONG SIGHTSEEING / GANGTOK (71 KMS).

Early morning after breakfast move towards visiting local sightseeing of Kalimpong such as Dr. Graham’s homes, Lord Buddha Statue, Sherpa viewpoint, Hunaman Temple,Deolo Hill andJeleplaviewpoint. Lunch in between and upon reaching to Gangtok check-in to hoteland overnight. Evening you are free to stroll around local markets of M.G MARG for shopping of handicrafts and relics.

Day 4 GANGTOK-TSOMGO LAKE, BABA HARBHAJAN SINGH MANDIR & NATHULA PASS (14500 FTS)

Early morning, post breakfast. Get ready for an invigorating full day excursion tour of Gangtok. Firstly, drive to visit the pristine Tsomgo Lake (40 kms) - Oval shaped Sacred Lake enroute Nathula Pass (Indo - Chinese Border) and soak in the sheer beauty of this water body surrounded by the snow-capped mountains.

Drive to Nathula Pass (15 kms further) and explore around the pass enroute visit Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir and seek blessings as it is believed that the spirit of the late soldier wanders here every night, guarding the borders.

Towards the end of the day, return to the hotel in Gangtok and overnight stay.

Highlights: Yak Ride at Tsomgo lake and Ropeway.

P.S.: Nathula pass can be done by clubbing vehicles with other tourists from Tsomgu lake. If Tsomgo lake is not open for sightseeing due to heavy snowfall, we will arrange an alternative place for you.

Day 5 GANGTOK TO LACHEN (127 KMS/5-6HRS)

Post breakfast & check out from the hotel. Get ready for an exhilarating trip to Lachen (9000 fts/127 kms/5-6 hrs.), a tiny hamlet and a quaint village located amidst the magnificent Himalayas in North Sikkim and is the gateway to some of the most popular tourist hotspots in Sikkim.

During journey after 3 hours’ drive from Gangtok to Lachen you will enjoy a short break at Mangan for lunch. Enroute visit the picturesque Singhik View Point.The next attraction that you will visit on your way to Lachen will be the Seven Sister Water Falls. Also, visit the Chungthang confluence where the Teesta River meets with the gushing Lachung River and the Lachen River, casting a spell over you.

Upon reaching this remote town, check-in at the hotel / homestay and de-stress for a while. Evening exploring this mesmerizing town thoroughly. Enjoy your comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 6 LACHEN - THANGU- GURUDONGMAR LAKE - LACHUNG (50 KMS/2 HRS)

Early morning at 7 am. Drive to Gurudongmar Lake (65 kms/3 hrs.) Stop by Thangu Police Outpost (Permit formalities) and have a breakfast. Drive further to Gurudongmar Lake (which is considered as sacred by Buddhists. The best about this lake is it is one of the most beautiful and largest pristine sacred lakes in Sikkim, Gurudongmar lake sits in close proximity to the Tibetan and Chinese border in the north. Nested amidst the mountains at 5,183 meters, the freezing alpine lake is amongst the major sources of the river Teesta. The lake takes its name after the eminent guru Padmasambhava, who is believed to have traversed this region during his visit to Tibet.

Drive back to Thangu a nomadic village and hike around the valley (2 hrs.) which is famous for the traditional wooden houses built on the alpine meadows and Teesta River flowing through the lush valley visit the unexplored Chopta Valley a heaven for the adventure emerald green alpine forests and meandering rivers on the other side. Back to Lachen.

Lunch at Hotel/Homestay. After Lunch transfer to Lachung and check-in into hotel.

Evening free to walk around the town. Overnight stay at Hotel/Homestay.

NOTE: If you wish to visit Kalapatthar which is an offbeat and two road bifurcates from Thangu Village, last village en-route to Gurudongmar. One road goes to Gurudongmar and other goes to Kalapatthar. You need pay Rs: 3000/- extra directly to driver.

Day 7 LACHUNG - YUMTHANG VALLEY – YUMESAMDONG-GANGTOK)

Morning after Breakfast at Hotel / Homestay. Drive to Yumthang Valley (Valley of flowers in summer and valley of snow in winter) Short Hike (40 minutes) to Hot spring through Pine Trees and Rhododendron bushes of Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary. The colorful picture of the beautiful rhododendrons covering large stretches of the valley is an extremely beautiful sight to behold. After that drive further to visit Yumesamdong which is situated at an elevation of 15,300 ft. and often know as zero point because there is no motorable road after this place and visitors are not permitted to go beyond this point due to its proximity to the Chinese border.

Drive back to Lachung for Lunch. After Lunch Proceed back towards capital city of Sikkim Gangtok late afternoon. Check-in to the hotel and overnight stay.

NOTE: To visit Yumesamdong which is a last NH10 highway of North Sikkim you need to pay Rs: 3500/- extra directly to driver.

Day 8 DEPARTURE FOR NJP/BAGDOGRA AIRPORT

After breakfast complete your check out formalities as this is the last day of in Sikkim. You will be transferred to the Bagdogra Airport or NJP to reach your onward destination.


Inclusions

  • Breakfast on All Days
  • Vehicle: As per the itinerary
  • All restricted and protected area Permits
  • Parking charges
  • Petrol
  • Driver
  • Accommodation and all meals in Lachen and Lachung.

Exclusions

  • Cancellation on or within 7 days prior to date of arrival, 100% will be charged.
  • Cancellation on or within 15 days prior to date of arrival, 75% will be charged.
  • Cancellation on or within 30 days prior to date of arrival, 50% will be charged.
  • Cancellation on or within 45 days prior to date of arrival, 25% will be charged.
  • Any kind of changes after the confirmation will may lead to extra charges.
  • In the event the hotel cost quoted is nonrefundable, then the same cannot be refunded irrespective of cancellation period.
  • Events arising due to natural calamities affecting the trip the refund will be based on hotel approval.
  • NOTE: for confirmation you can directly contact with the mention number or mail.

Booking & Cancellation Policy

Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.

In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.

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