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SIKKIM ENGROSSED

ITINERARY

DAY 01: ARRIVAL AND TRANSFER TO GANGTOK
 
Our representative will be there to receive the Guest at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) – He will be assisting for the transfer to Gangtok – Gangtok the capital of Sikkim Suits all from tranquility to adventure, land of monastery, mystic rituals & festivals at an height of 1670 meters / 5480 feet and is the most visited spot of India - It is one of the most beautiful town with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids and butterflies - Nearly 135 kilometers 4 hours drive – Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok.
 
DAY 02: GANGTOK  TO LACHEN TRANSFER
 
Early morning breakfast – Drive 135 kilometers, 5 – 6 hours drive - Chungthang is 96 kilometers from Gangtok – Lunch at Chungthang – Lachen is 35 kilometers from Chungthang Reach Lachen late afternoon / early evening - The snow capped peaks, the Shingbha wild life sanctuary, Gurudongmar Lake, Chopta Valley, Thangu are the major attraction – It’s a valley surrounded by gigantic and humbling snow peak mountains and the starting point of Green Lake Trek – In fact the village cradled between stern, tall rock faces standing like guards – A hamlet with very few people – It almost like this town is hidden from the outside – Like a Shangri - La – Check into a hotel - Welcome Tea – Evening free to stroll and visit the Lepcha Village – Overnight stay at Hotel in Lachen.

DAY 03: EXCURSION TO GURUDONGMAR LAKE AND TRANSFER TO LACHUNG
 
Early morning breakfast – Visit to Gurudongmar Lake 55 kilometers, 4 hour’s drive - A valley at an altitude of 11, 800 feet through which Lachen Chu flows, generally covered with snow from December to April or even more is known as the Holy / Sacred Lake - Next drive through the cold desert till Tibet / China back to Resort for Lunch – After lunch drive to Lachung - The region is fully covered with Rhododendron forest with Chopta Valley and Thangu are the other places of interest - Back to hotel for lunch -  After lunch proceed to Lachung – Nearly 50 kilometers and two hours’ drive – Check into hotel at Lachung -  Evening free to visit Lachung Monastery - Overnight stay at Hotel at Lachung.
 
DAY 04: YUMTHANG  SIGHT SEEING
 
Early morning breakfast – After  breakfast  drive towards  Yumthang situated at an elevation of nearly  11800 feet – 26 kilometers and  2 hour’s drive - On the way back one  can visit  the famous  hot  spring which is known for its curative properties of skin diseases - Yumthang  is a  valley near the river Lachung Chu surrounded  by  mountains where  the  tree line  ends - In spring the  valley  erupts  in riots  of  colors as Primulae, Rhododendrons and many other Alpine flowers in full bloom along with snow covered valley except in autumn. You can visit Yumeysomdong. Yumesamdong is a large  valley  surrounded  by mountains. During winter Yumthang is somber  with snow all around and the snow clad mountains adding to the beauty - Return to Lachung - Evening free to stroll up to Lachung monastery and the Lepcha village – Over Night stay at Lachung.

  
DAY 05: LACHUNG SIGHT SEEING AND TRANSFER TO GANGTOK
 
Early morning breakfast - After breakfast leave for Katao as per the program or drive to Gangtok after breakfast  - Katao  is a snow clad peak close to Lachung – The scenic beauty of both are nice – Return journey to Gangtok is 125 kilometers, 5 – 6 hours – Lunch on the way – If the weather is good and sky is  clear  one can  get  to see the Himalayan range - The location on the way offers  majestic  view of mount Pandim, mount Kabru, mount Simvo, mount Jopuno, mount Kanchendzonga, mount Sinolchu and other peaks and the road side is wooded Rhododendron forest generally blooms during spring -  Back to Gangtok - Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok.
 
DAY 06: DEPARTURE – GANGTOK TO SILIGURI  / NJP / BAGDOGRA  DROP 
 
After breakfast transfer to Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction)  - 

 

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