Darjeeling, Gangtok and Yumthang are a magnificent blend of tranquility, luxuriant hills, and panoramic sights and on top of that the thrilling attractiveness of the impressive Kanchanjunga. All these wonderful hill stations are popular for amazing ambiance and they suggest wonderful vision of the extended plains placed below. Darjeeling and Gangtok are equally famous for stunning and peaceful monasteries, tea gardens and orchards. It is an ideal place for all the tourists who want to be really close to nature and be in the peaceful surroundings. The trip to Darjeeling offers large number of activities from leisure walk to the more exhausting adventurous activities like trekking, river rafting and other many other things. After taking the Darjeeling, Gangtok, Kalimpong tour, you will surely take home some of the most wonderful memories home.
What is included in the tour
- Non ac train fare (sdah to sdah)
- Non ac share car
- Breakfast , lunch , dinner & evening tea.
- Darjeeling standard hotel tripple sharingaccomodation
- Gangtok standard hotel tripple sharing accomodation
- Lachen & Lachung standard tripple sharing accomodation.
- Tsomngo Lake yumthang Permission.
What is NOT included in the tour
- Guide & Monuments Entrance fees during sightseeing
- Camera Charges / Jeep Safari / Camel Safari / Elephant Ride Charges.
- Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor, Insurance etc.
- Any other item not specified in the Package Inclusions.
- Any increase in Government taxes.
- Supplement will be applicable for Single occupancy.
- 5 % Government Service Tax.
One of North Sikkim's greatest highlights is driving the 52km route between Lachung and Zero Point through the ever-changing scenic kaleidoscope of the Yumthang Valley. Though you'll no doubt hope for clear skies to see the mountains' full magnificence, swirling clouds can actually help emphasise their contours and let you focus on their natural botanical beauty. Ascending over 2000m, you'll pass through lush mixed forest, rhododendon groves, sturdy old pines draped with garlands of moss, and wild, tundra-like uplands above the tree line.
Day 01: Siliguri/Bagdogra to Darjeeling via Mirik (104 Km / approx 3.30 hrs)
Welcome to ‘Darjeeling Lachung Yumthang Tour’. On arrival at the Bagdogra airport or New Jalpaiguri railway station (own cost), you will be transferred to Darjeeling. Enroute you will visit Mirik Lake, an ideal place for boating where on arrival you will check into your hotel.
Day 02: Darjeeling sight seeing
Early morning (around 4.00 am), you will drive to Tiger Hill to enjoy the magnificent view of sunrise and the effect of sun light over the Eastern Himalayan peaks like Mt. Kanchendzonga (28,208 ft), Kabru, Pandim etc (subject to clear weather conditions). On return to your hotel visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop.
Japanees Temple – Darjeeling
After breakfast there will be Darjeeling city tour including HMI & Darjeeling Zoo (Thursday closed), tea garden, Tenzing Rock Tibetan Self Help Refugee Centre (Sunday Closed), Rangeet Valley Passerger Ropeway etc.
Day 03: Darjeeling to Gangtok (120 km / 4 hrs.)
Today you will proceed on a picturesque drive to Gangtok. En route visit Peshok view point- the confluence of river Tista & Rangit. Check into your hotel in Gangtok. The rest of the afternoon is free.
Day - 04 – Gangtok Local Sightseeing
Early morning breakfast – The local Sightseeing will be in Maruti van as this is the norm of Gangtok - Gangtok local Sight Seeing will be as per the schedule of the guide – 7 to 8 points includes the following - Ranka Monastery one of the oldest and most beautiful monastery of India with Ban Jhagri Falls - Shanti View Point – Ban Jhagri Falls - Institute of Tibetology - Ganesh Tok - Cottage Industry - Flower Show – White hall - Tashi View Point – (Rumtek Monastaery can be visited with supplement cost) - Sightseeing includes either Rumtek or Ranka - The visit to all these places are done with leisure and we advise our guest to follow - In the evening one is free to stroll around M G Marg / Local Market - Over night stay at Gangtok
Day 05 : Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
Early in the morning (7.30 am) drive for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir. Enjoy yak ride around the lake (own cost). Lunch in hotel. Evening free for shopping in famous MG Road/ Lal Market in Gangtok.
Tsomgo Lake- Gangtok
Day 06 : North Sikkim- Gangtok to Lachen (120 kms./6 hrs.)
After breakfast drive from Gangtok to Lachen (9,000 ft.). Enroute visit Tashi View Point, Kabi Lungchok, Phodong, Namok, mangan, Singhik, Chungthang, Lachung Valley. Reach Lachung in the afternoon.
Day 07 : North Sikkim- Excurtion to Yumthang Valley (24 kms./2 hrs.)
After breakfast excurtion to Yumthang Valley (11,800 ft.). Rhododendrons, Orchids & varieties of flora & fauna are found during spring in the month of April & May. Yumthang is the summer grazing ground of the yaks. On the way back visit Sulpher Hot Spring, having medicinal values.
Day 08 : North Sikkim- Lachung to Gangtok (125 km./ 5 hrs)
After breakfast transfer from Lachung to Gangtok. Enroute magnificent views high mountains of North Sikkim & water falls. Drop at your respective hotel in Gangtok. Rest of the day is at leisure.North Sikkim on the way
Day 09 : Gangtok to NJP/IXB (135 km. / 4 hrs.)
Drive back to Bagdogra Airport/ New Jalpaiguri railway station for your return journey. ‘Darjeeling Lachung Yumthang Tour’ ends.