Wonders of Sikkim

Tour Overview

Pelling (2N)---> Gangtok (4N)---> Lachen (1N)---> Lachung (1N)

Wander around the Himalayan Kingdoms of Sikkim Gangtok and be amazed by picturesque natural beauty, panoramic views of snow-capped mountains interspersed with Buddhist monasteries and abundant flora & fauna. Every bit and every piece of Sikkim is a masterpiece of perfection. This package not only encompasses for you a tour in the beautiful Gangtok, but also offers you a chance to explore the beautiful attractions in territories of Pelling, Lachen and Lachung tour will take you through all sightseeing spots and comprises of all pristine locations that one must visit in their lifetime.

Pelling is a gem of Sikkim gifted with plenty of natural beauty. Lachung, a mountain village of Sikkim boasts of scenic landscape, Buddhist monasteries, apple orchards, pine forests, hot springs, and waterfalls. Lachung another gem with Yumthang Chu flowing through, is a place of beauty and is a good place to visit for a leisurely and scenic stroll. Visitors to Lachung often plan to stay for a night before continuing on to the Yumthang valley, which is a grazing paradise for yaks. All the same, visiting the beautiful Lachung is highly recommended for those looking for peace and relaxation, while surrounded by forests and mountains. Lachen is the sister town of Lachung, tucked away in the Himalayan wonders, surrounded by the Lachen Chu river and mountain range.

It’s a paradise for those that love to travel and perfect breakaway destination for those that want time in peace and solace. Brace yourself, for Sikkim will leave you enthralled with its pulsating culture, outlandish cuisine and utopian scenic sightseeing spots. This comprehensive package covers all sightseeing expeditions and you can quench your thirst to reconnoitre the foothills which will perfectly suit your pocket.

CTH promises you a fun filling and refreshing trip. We come with service assurance packages for exclusive assistance. A mandatory sanitization has been conducted over vehicles and hotels. We always anticipate in the best way possible hence we have deployed smart professionals 24x7 for real time resolution if anything required.

Day 1 NJP/Bagdogra to Pelling:-

As you begin with your majestic journey, you will first arrive at Bagdogra Airport or NJP Railway Station. To Guide your excitement our representative will be waiting for your warm welcome at the airport or NJP who will further arrange your transfer to enchanting Pelling, which is 1800 M above theSea Level. Check-in to your hotel and stay at your leisure.

Pelling:- Pelling is a small town in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim, at the foothills of Mount Khangchendzonga. The late-17th-century Buddhist Sanga Choling Monastery has mountain views. Pemayangtse Monastery features wall paintings, sculptures and a gold-plated statue of Guru Padsambhava. Overlooking a valley, the 17th-century Rabdentse Palace, now in ruins, still has evidence of the king’s bedroom and kitchen.

Overnight stay Pelling.

Day 2 Pelling Sightseeing:-

Today after breakfast you will proceed for full day sightseeing like:-

Rimbi Waterfall : You will run over the spouting stream of white that is the Rambi Waterfall on your approach to Khechopalri and Yuksam. It is a grand common setup loaded with normal excellence. The waterfall is a huge one and is encased by lavish greenery. 

Khecheoparli Lake : Khecheopalri Lake, originally known as Kha-Chot-Palri, is a lake located near Khecheopalri village, 147 kilometres west of Gangtok in the West Sikkim district of the Northeastern Indian state of Sikkim

Darap Village : Darap Cherry Village is one of the few places undiscovered where travelers looking for a taste of bucolic life can escape from the maddening crowds of touristic places. The word Darap is originated from the limbo word ’Tan-lop’ which literally means a plain or even land. It is located just 8 km from Pelling on the way to Khecheopelri and Yuksam. 

Kanchenzonga Waterfall : At a distance of 10 km from Yuksom and 24 km from Pelling, Kanchenjunga Waterfalls is a stunning waterfall situated in the beautiful hill town of Pelling, Sikkim. It is one of the largest waterfalls in Sikkim and among the prime Pelling Tourist Places.

Singsore Bridge Singshore Bridge is located about 5 km away from Pelling. It's considered as the highest bridge in Sikkim and the second highest suspended bridge in Asia. 

After the above point visit back to your Hotel at Pelling & Overnight stay.

Day 3 Pelling to Gangtok (Approx 4 Hours)

After your morning breakfast you will proceed for Gangtok, check-in to your hotel at Gangtok, Freshen up & walk down to MG Marg, The Hub of Gangtok.

Gangtok:- Gangtok is the capital of the mountainous northern Indian state of Sikkim. Established as a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the 1840s, the city became capital of an independent monarchy after British rule ended, but joined India in 1975. Today, it remains a Tibetan Buddhist center and a base for hikers organizing permits and transport for treks through Sikkim’s Himalayan mountain ranges.

Evening time you will visit the famous MG ROAD (The Mall) and enjoy shopping. MG Road is the heart of Gangtok and its most happening place. It is the central shopping hub of this beautiful state capital with various shops, restaurants, and hotels lined up along both sides. MG Road is an open mall or boulevard square which is widely regarded to be the town centre and is the best shopping destination for tourists. This is a great place to take a leisurely stroll or just sit on the benches and revel in the eclectic ambience.

Back to your hotel and overnight stay and enjoy your dinner.

 

Day 4 Gangtok To Tsongo Lake & Baba Mandir:-

After breakfast start for an excursion to Changu Lake (12,312 ft.) & Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms from Gangtok city each way (Starts 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM). Overnight stay at Gangtok. Optional tour to Nathula Pass (Alt 14000Ft.) on China Border can also be arranged (Except Mon, Tue) for Indian Nationals only at an additional cost & documents required 7 days prior to departure for Nathula pass. Please note Nathula Pass permits are issued on the day of travel only as per availability and once the permit is issued the amount will be non refundable.

Tsomgo 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 from the capital Gangtok. Located at an elevation of 3,753 m, the lake remains frozen during the winter season

Baba Mandir:- Baba Mandir is a distinguished sightseeing place of Sikkim. This “mandir” or shrine is dedicated to “Baba” Harbhajan Singh, who was a soldier of the Indian Army. He died near the Nathula Pass in eastern Sikkim, India. Two shrines have been built to show reverence to Baba Harbhajan Singh. The old one has been built at the site of the bunker, where Baba Harbhajan was posted during his tenure in the Indian Army. The new one has been built at close proximity from Changu Lake.

Back to Gangtok & Overnight stay.

Day 5 Gangtok to Lachen (8 Hrs Approx)

Enjoy your breakfast & proceed for Lachen, Lachen is a town in North Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. It is located at an elevation of 2,750 metres. The name Lachen means "big pass". The town is being promoted as a tourist destination by the Sikkimese government. The town forms the base to the Chopta Valley and Gurudongmar Lake, enroute visit:

Tashi View Point- Built by Tashi Namgyal, offering a panoramic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga.

KabiLongstok- A historic place, located on North Sikkim Highway. This is where the treaty between Lepcha Chief Te-Kung-Tek and the Bhutia Chief Khey-Bum-Sar wassigned.

Seven Sister Waterfalls- The name given is because it makes descent in seven stages. The Tourism Department has set up a cafeteria to facilitate the tourists to relish the pristine beauty of the nature with a hot cup of tea!

Naga Waterfalls- The confluence of Lachen-Chu and Lachung- Chu at Chungthang, proceed for Lachen,

Check-in to your hotel at Lachen and enjoy your warm stay overnight.

Day 6 Lachen to Lachung& Visit Gurudongmar Lake:--

Early morning visit to the sacred Gurudongmar Lake, the lake is considered sacred since the lake used to remain frozen most of the year and it was not possible to use the water for drinking purposes until Guru Padmasambhava passed by the lake, the local residents requested and approached him for providing a source of water. The Guru obliged a portion of the lake touched by him, and even today that portion of the lake does not freeze in extreme winter.

After the trip you come back to Lachen and enjoy your Lunch followed by another enchanting journey for Lachung;

Lachung:-Nestled artistically in the lap of the eastern mountain range of the Himalaya, the small city of Lachung is a much sought after tourist destination in the North Sikkim. The name Lachung, which means ‘small passage’, completely justifies the city which shares the border with the Tibet. The breathtaking view of the hilly landscape of the Lachung town is having the mesmerizing effect on the senses. Surrounded by the white snow-draped mountain peaks, this quaint small town will make you love this place with its picturesque beauty.

Overnight stay at Lachung.

Day 7 Lachung to Gangtok& visit Yumthang Valley

Early morning at 4:00 AM excursion for Yumthang Valley, a valley of snow and flower, which remains covered with snow in the winters and in the month of May the same valley is covered with Rhododendron! 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. It is at an elevation of 3,564 metres (11,693 ft) above msl at a distance of 150 kilometres (93 mi) from the state capital Gangtok.

Coming back to Lachung, enjoy your lunch and head towards Gangtok; Enjoy your overnight stay.

Day 8 Gangtok Local Sightseeing

After your morning breakfast proceed for full day local sightseeing  of Gangtok like:-

Banjhakri Falls -The Banjhakri Falls and Energy Park is a recreation centre and tourist attraction near Gangtok, in the state of Sikkim, India. The park's statuary and other

displays document the Banjhakri, or traditional shamanic healer who worships spirits living in caves around the falls

Tashi View Point- It's located inTashi and about 8 kms from the Gangtok town. It offers a sweeping view of Kanchenjunga snow peaks on a clear day. In fact the view of sunrise from here is unforgettable; you will see the peaks dazzling with changing colors. But for that you must reach the point before 5am.

Hanuman Tok - Hanuman Tok is a Hindu temple complex which is located in the upper reaches of Gangtok, the capital of the Indian state of Sikkim. The temple is dedicated to lord Hanuman, and maintained by the Indian army.

Ganesh Tok -Close to Tashi View point is Ganesh Tok, a temple of Lord Ganesha. It's located at an altitude of 6,500 ft and at a hill adjacent to that of the huge TV Tower. Like Hanuman Tok, tourists come here not only to offer prayers to Ganesha, but also to soak in the views from the viewing lounge and the circular balcony around it.

Enchey Monestry -The Enchey Monastery was established in 1909 above Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim in the Northeastern Indian state. It belongs to the Nyingma order of Vajrayana Buddhism. The monastery built around the then small hamlet of Gangtok became a religious centre.

Gangtok Mountain Zoo-Himalayan Zoological Park is certainly a place for wildlife lovers in Sikkim. The Park has been established, to preserve the wildlife, without disturbing the creatures and keeping them in their natural habitat. Located in Bulbuley, Himalayan Zoological Park is at a distance of 3 km from Gangtok. At an altitude of 1,780 mtrs, the Zoological Park also tenders a splendid view of Mt. Khangchendzonga

Back to hotel and overnight stay at Gangtok and enjoy your dinner.

Day 9 Departure to Bagdogra Airport / NJP Railway Station:-

After breakfast in your hotel, check-out from your hotel and transfer to Bagdogra Airport/NGP Station for onward journey with pleasant memories of North East and the warmth of our hospitality in your heart.

  • Welcome drink (Non Alcoholic) on Arrival
  • All accommodation in double sharing basis
  • Breakfast Only
  • All Sightseeing & Transfers by Exclusive Vehicle
  • Any Govt. Permit
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, luggage van, porter-age etc.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All personal expenses, optional tours and Extra meals.
  • Medical and Travel insurance.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client directly).
  • Anything not mentioned under ‘Inclusions’
  • GST @ 5%.

Please Note :

Early check in would be subject to availability and at sole discretion of hotel.
All booking vouchers and tickets will be provided 3 days before departure.
In case of natural calamities\ road blockage\train,flight cancellation or schedule change.Itinerary may change prior information to guest and any additional cost arises guest has to pay in cash as per actual on spot payment basis.

Payment policy:
At the time of booking confirmation 40% of the total booking amount is required.
15 to 30 days Prior to departure 30% of the total booking amount is required.
15 days Prior to departure 30% of the total booking amount is required.
If booking made within 31 days prior to departure, 100% amount is expected at the time of booking.

Cancellation Policy: 
If you want to cancel your booking, you must notify us in writing.
No cancellation or changes are allowed after departure.

Cancellations are subject to the following charges:
30 Days or more before departure: 25% of the Total Cost.
30-15 Days Before departure: 50% of the Total Cost.
15-7 Days before departure 75% of the Total Cost.
Less than 7 days before departure: 100% of the Total Cost.