North Sikkim Tour
North Sikkim Tour Packages (7 Nights- 8 Days )
points of of interest
Combined tour for covering entire North Sikkim and Nathula-Pass.
Pick up and a ride to Gangtok from the Airport/Railway Station (5hrs/128kms/in a rental vehicle)
Meet and greet at the Airport/NJP Railway Station after which the journey commences.
Distance: 128kms to Gangtok (5,500ft.)
Overnight stay at Gangtok
Sightseeing in Gangtok and its nearby tourist’s attractions
Description of the tour: Early morning visit to the holy Rumtek Monastery and the majestic Banjhakri Falls. Sightseeing in Gangtok and visit nearby attractions like Ropeway. Do-Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom (Sunday Closed) & Flower Show (Orchid).
Overnight stay at Gangtok.
A trip to Tsomgo Lake and its nearby attractions
Destination: Tsomgo Lake (12,400ft) and 34kms from Gangtok
Duration: Depends on the weather but normally 3hrs
Trip Description: After a hearty breakfast start the tour to Tsomgo Lake (12,400ft, 034km). The lake is 1 km long, oval in shape and 50ft deep. Here you can witness snow, snowfall (if you’re lucky) & Yak Riding. Visit to the legendary Baba Mandir. Optional tour to Nathula Pass (The Indo-China border) depends upon the availability of permit which costs an additional of Rs3000 per vehicle (Monday and Tuesday the pass is closed). Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Trip to Lachen and visit other main attractions while on the way Lachen
Destination: Lachen (9,400ft, 124kms from Gangtok)
Duration: Depends on the condition of roads and the weather
Description of the Trip: Early morning ride to Lachen from Gangtok. While the journey visit other tourist attractions like Twin Waterfalls, Seven Sisters Waterfall, Singhik View Point and others. Lunch at a local restaurant on the way to the destination.
Check in at the hotel during late afternoon. Overnight stay at Lachen.
Trip to Thangu, Chopta Valley, Gurudongmar Lake and drive to Lachung
Description of the trip: Early morning ride to Thangu (13,500ft, 31kms from Lachen). Visit Chopta Valley (13,200ft) which is very rich in alpine vegetation. Drive towards Gurudongmar Lake (17,800ft) (applicable only for Indian Nationality people). Gurudongmar Lake is one of the highest situated lakes in North Sikkim. Remember the altitude here may cause breathing problem. After the trip return back to hotel & leave for Lachung (8,610ft, 60kms from Lachen). After reaching Lachung check in a hotel and an overnight stay at Lachung.
Trip to Yumthang Valley (11,800ft, 24kms from Lachung)
Description of the trip: Early morning drive to Yumthang Valley, which is an Alpine flower valley in North Sikkim. Enjoy the scenic landscape and Hot spring and drive back to Lachung for Lunch. (Optional tour to Yumesamdong Valley or Zero Point close to Tibet Border (15,000ft, 23kms from Yumthang) for Indian tourists only (at extra cost 3000/- per vehicle on prior notice)). After lunch rest and have a personal time. Overnight stay at Lachung.
Head towards Gangtok for the second leg of the tour.
After a nice and hearty breakfast head back to Gangtok from Lachung for continuation of the trip. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Drop to Bagdogra Airport / NJP railway station according to the schedule.