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Best of Sikkim tour package for 8N/9D transports you to East Side of India that is a paradise – ‘of dancing clouds, high mountain peaks, clear night constellations, rives and streams that keep chattering with the rocks creating a symphony that is only and only heard in this part of the town, and beautiful monasteries that allows you to find your inner peace.
Best of Sikkim tour package is ideal for travellers from the UK visiting for an India holiday that is out of the ordinary, a little off-beat and nothing mundane. This best of Sikkim your package is definitely once in a lifetime experience; all the more if you book it with the best India Holiday agent.
You will be spending 9 days in the best of Sikkim which includes places like Gangtok, Lachen, Lachung and Pelling. On this tour we will reveal some of the best places in Sikkim including lakes, rivers and valleys, t ancient monasteries, observe traditional Tibetan culture and see daily life in depth. Also on this Sikkim itinerary, you will be visiting Yumthang Valley, Gurudongmar Lake, and Chopta Valley – which makes for the North Sikkim.
The Best of Sikkim tour package with Indiaologist is packed with best things to do in Sikkim including best hotels to stay and air-conditioned transfers right from the start till the end of your journey. If you wish to add some trip extensions like India Homestays or Goa Holiday package, or any state in India that you would like us to create an itinerary for; dont hesitate. Our India Holidays experts are well equipped with knowledge and experience to add the best of trip extensions.
Best of Sikkim tour package Route/s: GANGTOK – TSOMGO LAKE & BABA MANDIR – LACHEN – CHOPTA VALLEY – GURUDONGMAR – LACHUNG – YUMTHANG VALLEY EXCURSION – PELLING via CHARDHAM – BAGDODRA AIRPORT
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Today, you will be arriving at New Jalpaiguri Junction Railway Station/Bagdogra Airport, make your way to your hotel in Gangtok. Take the day at leisure. Your stay and dinner are arranged at the hotel.
Today your morning starts with a jeep ride to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft), which is one of the best high altitude sacred lake located on the Gangtok – Nathu La highway. The lake gets its water through the melting snows of the mountains enclosing the lake.
Further, you will be visiting Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.), which is approximately 55 km from Gangtok. Return to the hotel.
Today we will leave for Lachen, a tiny hamlet in the North Sikkim. On the way, we will be visiting Naga Waterfall, which is at the confluence of Lachen Chu (River) & Lachung Chu (River) at Chungthang and Bhim Nala Waterfall. Your stay and dinner are arranged at the hotel.
This day, we will be taking a spectacular road trip through the nerve wrenching hilly roads and head towards Chopta Valley. This is a relatively unexplored and untouched region in the Northwestern region of Sikkim. There you will be visiting Gurudongmar Lake, which is considered as sacred by both Buddhists and Sikhs.
The most interesting part if the lake never freezes even in the peak of winter. Later, continue your ride back to Lachen hotel for overnight stay and dinner.
Post breakfast, leave for Lachung, which is 45 km from Lachen. Upon arrival at Lachen, you will be transferred to hotel for overnight stay and dinner.
Today, we will be driving to Yumthang Valley (12,000 ft), which is also known as the valley of flowers. On your way back to the hotel from Yumthang Valley, you will be visiting a hot spring, which is believed to have some medicinal properties.
Later, we will head back to the resort for lunch, check out and head towards Gangtok. On the way, we will stop to see the views of Mighty Khangchendzonga from Singhik viewpoint. Rest of the day is at leisure.
Today, we will be driving to Pelling. On your way to Pelling, you will pass through some attractions of Namchi i.e. Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse & Siddheshwar Dham (Chardham).
In Siddheshwar Dham, you can see miniatures of the Indian Char Dhams located in India i.e. Jagannath Dham in East, Dwarka Dham in West, Badrinath Dham in North and Rameshwaram in South.
It also has 108 feet. Statue of Lord Shiva enclosed by the 12 ‘Lingas’, a temple of Shirdi Sai Baba and an effigy of Lord Kirateshwara.
Today you will be sightseeing Sikkim including Darap village, Rimbi water Falls, Khecheopalri Lake and Khangchendzongha waterfalls. Later, we will be visiting Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins, and New Helipad Ground.
After breakfast drive to Bagdogra Airport or NJP railway station for reaching your onward destination.
Indiaologist excels in customising trip itineraries for you! Absolutely, anything you want! If you loved our itinerary and would, in addition, want something new and exciting to do, we can add that too. Have a large group visiting like family or a corporate? We can easily tailor to your wants and needs – new destinations, more attractions or extend the number of people.
For booking the trip, you would need to use the United Kingdom – Pound sterling (£) and for shopping during the trip, you would need Indian Rupee.
Unlike many tour companies, we include a selection of entrances in our tour prices. Any other entrance fees will be at your own expense.
Indiaologist Team does our best to accommodate your dietary needs. Please ensure that any restrictions are made clear to us at the time of booking so we can pass the information on to our hotels, restaurants and suppliers.
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