Duration: Gangtok 3N, Lachung 1N, Pelling 2N & Darjeeling 2N. [ 8 Nights/ 9 Days ]
DAY 1 Pick-up at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport – Gangtok (5,500 ft), (128 kms / 4 hrs).Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB airport & transfer to Gangtok. Overnight stay at the hotel in Gangtok. DAY 2 After heavy breakfast start a tour to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft, 34km). Lake is 1 km long, oval in shape and 50 ft deep. Here you can find snowfall & Yak Riding. (Optional trip for Indian tourists to legendary Baba Mandir and Nathu-La Pass (14,400ft, 52 km)(Indo-China border) can be arranged on specific days on specific request with add on cost). Overnight stay at Gangtok. DAY 3 Morning drive to Lachung (Alt 8,610 ft, 118 km) in North Sikkim. On the way visit Singhik View Point, Seven Sister Waterfalls, and Naga Waterfalls. Lunch at a local restaurant on the way. Check in at Hotel in the late afternoon. Overnight stay at Lachung. DAY 4 Early morning drive to Yumthang Valley (Alt 11,800 ft), 24kms 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 (Alt 15,000 ft, 23 kms from Yumthang) for Indian tourists only (at extra cost and prior notice). After lunch back to Gangtok. Overnight stay at Gangtok. DAY 5 Morning go for half day sightseeing covering Tashi View Point, Ganesh Tok, Do-DrulChorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom (Sunday Closed) & Flower Show (Orchid). After lunch transfer to Pelling (7,200 ft, 115 km). Overnight stay at Pelling. DAY 6 After breakfast start for full day sightseeing visit Darap Village, Rimbi Water Falls, Rimbi Power Project, Rock Garden, Kanchenjunga falls, Khechopari Lake. It is one of the sacred Buddhist lake and it is believed that whatever is wished in front of the lake comes true. Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird. Back to hotel for lunch. After lunch visit Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdentse Palace Ruins. Overnight stay at Pelling. DAY 7 Drive towards Darjeeling (7,200 ft, 115 km). Evening free for shopping and personal activities Overnight stay at Darjeeling. DAY 8 Early Morning (at 04:00 am) drive to Tiger hill to watch the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzonga (28,208 ft. Worlds 3rd highest peak) (subject to clear weather), on your way back visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasay Loop. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view) and Japanese Temple (4 hrs from 9.00 to 13.00 hrs). Evening free for shopping and personal activities. Overnight stay at Darjeeling. DAY 9 Drop to NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport according to the schedule. Tour Ends.