On arrival at Bagdogra airport / New Jalpaiguri Rly. Station you will be received by our professional representative, who will be waiting for a warm welcome just outside of the airport (customs area)/ Rly. Station by your name plate /your referral and proceed for Gangtok (5500ft. /124 km. /4 hours), the capital city of Indian state of Sikkim (Sikkim is the 23rd.state of India). Sikkim is one the most beautiful state in India located in Eastern Himalaya and surrounded by High Mountain and deep valleys in between the Tibet in the north, Royal Bhutan in the East and Nepal in West. On arrival at Gangtok check in at your hotel, overnight stay.
After breakfast departure for Lachung (8610 ft./135km/6 hours) ,it has been described as the ‘most picturesque village of Sikkim’ by Joseph Dalton in his ‘Himalayan Journal’(1855),situated in North Sikkim .Lachung is a exquisite valley town resplendent in its crown of snow-capped mountain ,breathtaking waterfalls and sparkling streams. Arrival at Lachung checks in at hotel, overnight halt.
After early breakfast drive up for Yumthang valley (11,800 ft. /24 km / 2 hours) excursion tour. Yumthang, where the tree line ends and the rhododendron groves cover the landscape in a surreal shade. Yumthang also called the valley of flowers as in spring wild alpine flowers carpet the land. Yumthang is also known for its hot spring, which have healing medicinal properties .Back to Lachung and Departure for Lachen (9,500 ft/135 km/6 hours).On arrival check in at hotel .Over night halt.
Just start to drive up for an unforgettable excursion tour to Gurudongmar Lake (17,200 ft.)-a sacred lake, the waters are believed to possess the miraculous powers of granting issues to barren couples. The lake freezes during the winter except at one spot believed to be specially blessed by Guru Rimpoche. Back to lachen and drive down to Gangtok.
Today drive up for a memorable excursion tour to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft. /39 km), this is one of the highest altitude Himalayan Lake. Most beautiful this oval shape lake almost 1 km long with its average depth 50 ft and situated in east Sikkim Himalaya. Again drive up for Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial (13,000 ft/15 km/30 minute). Back to Gangtok and evening free for M.G Marg. the popular shopping area in Gangtok, overnight stay in Gangtok.
Today Gangtok half day city sightseeing tour to Ganjan Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Tashi view point, Baktham waterfalls, Lasa waterfalls, Handicraft, Flower show. Ganesh Tok (6,500 ft.), a small temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha and from this place one can take a breathtaking view of Gangtok, back to Hotel and Evening free for individual activity. Overnight halt at Gangtok.
Today proceed for Ravangla is one of the most popular tourist destinations in South Sikkim. At an altitude of 7000 ft, located on a ridge between Maenam and Tendong Hill, Ravangla offers unmatched views of the Greater Himalayas. The beauty of its landscape and its location as a transit point to nearby destinations has made Ravangla a must-visit place.
NAMCHI: The mammoth statue of Guru Padmasambhava atop the Samdruptse hill claimed without dispute that the 135 feet statue of Guru Padmasambhava constructed at the statue of Guru Padma Shambhava at Samdruptse Hill, Namchi, Sikkim.
CHARDHAM: This unique Pilgrim Centre has a main temple of 108 feet height on which is based the 87 feet high statue of Lord Shiva on the sitting posture at the Solophok Hill. Apart from Shiva statue, this Pilgrim Centre also has replicas of the twelve Jyotirlingas, to offer one platform for Shiva devotees. Solophok Chardham Lord Shiva incarnated as Kirateshwar in Indrakeel (Present Sikkim). Therefore, in this incarnation he is locally worshipped by the people of Sikkim as Lord Kirateshwar. A statue of 16 1/2 feet height of Lord Kirateshwar is also installed in the complex. In order to attain Moksha, the Hindu belief is to perform pilgrimage to all the existing four Dhams. Thereby, replicas of these four Dhams, namely Badrinath, Jaganath and Dwarka dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Rameshwar, dedicated to Lord Shiva is also constructed.
Today is the farewell day of your magnificent tour so do spare few minute of your valuable time and write to tell us how much you enjoyed the tour. Today with many wonderful memories drive down to Bagdogra airport / New Jalpaiguri Rly. Station (124 km/ 4 hours) for Delhi or Onward Destination.