On arrival at Bagdogra airport / New Jalpaiguri Rly. Station you will be received and proceed for Gangtok (5500ft. /124 km. /4 hours), the capital city of the 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 Tibet in the north, Royal Bhutan in the East and Nepal in West
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-shaped lake is 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 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 an exquisite valley town resplendent in its crown of snow-capped. En route explore some beautiful tourist spots.
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 is also called the valley of flowers as in spring wild alpine flowers carpet the land. Yumthang is also known for its hot spring, which has healing medicinal properties. Drive to Gangtok.
Today after breakfast proceed to Darjeeling (7,200 ft. ), The Queen of Hill’s. Arrivals at Darjeeling check in at your hotel. Evening free for a walk in the Mall, where you will get curio and handicraft shop Overnight halt.
DARJEELING LOCAL SIGHTSEEING
- Himalayan Mountaineering Institute,
- Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (closed on Thursday),
- Tenzing rock,
- Tibetan refugee self- help centre (closed on Sunday),
- happy valley tea garden,
- Japanese temple & Peace pagoda.
Early morning, get ready for an exciting excursion tour to Tiger Hill (8,500 ft), the famous sunrise point in eastern Himalaya and get the breathtaking view of the changing colour reflection over the Mt. Khnagchendzonga peak and en route back to the hotel and Today after breakfast check out from hotel with many wonderful memories, I drove down to Bagdogra airport / New Jalpaiguri Rly. Station (103 km/ 43hours)