6 Days 5 Nights
Choosing the best destinations which will turn your holiday trip into an epic experience does not always have to be difficult. With our Gangtok Lachung Lachen holiday tour package, you will get just that and much more.
Artfully designed monasteries, the sparkling marketplaces and the breath-taking mountain views are the add-on factors to visit this north-eastern Indian state. You will be driving through vast semi-arid planes and cross various motorable mountain passes. Brace yourself, for Sikkim will leave you enthralled with its pulsating culture, outlandish cuisine and utopian scenic sightseeing spots.
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On arrival at the Bagdogra airport, bus or railway station, a representative from our team will welcome your presence. Once you step on the land of lush and verdant landscapes, embark on a 4-hour drive to reach Gangtok. It has emerged as a dynamic centre for culture, art and cuisine.
Upon reaching the hotel, check in and relax. The rest of the day will be at your will to explore.
We recommend you to take a stroll on the MG Marg in the evening. Explore the local cuisines and shop for local art and artefacts in the buzzing shops here. The Nepalese dresses, Tibetan carpets, alpine cheese, hand-woven jackets, electronics and bamboo and cane baskets are among the most famous picks.
Return back to the hotel and enjoy spending the overnight in the comfort of the hotel room in Gangtok.
The second day of this tour commences with a nutritious breakfast at the hotel, followed by sightseeing in Gangtok. First, head to the Tsomgo Lake or what is also known as the Changu Lake. A 3-hour drive is what it will take to reach at the height of 12,400 feet.
It is a glacial lake that is considered to be sacred by locals and the reflection of the neighbouring hills on the water is sure to leave you enthralled. There is a small temple built alongside the shore as well.
Next, visit the Baba Harbhajan Mandir. The view from 13,200 feet above where this temple is situated is a sight for sore eyes. It is a shrine that is dedicated to an Indian soldier who passed away by drowning in a nearby stream. His clothes, shoes and badges are preserved here along with his photographs.
It is mandatory for army officials to pay their respects here for it is believed that his soul still protects the fellow military mates. Many people also bottle the water in the name of the ailing people and the water seems to heal them.
If you wish, an optional tour to Nathula Pass can also be arranged for at an extra cost. You can soak in the serene beauty and can also take a ride on colourfully ornamented yaks and ponies here.
Return back to the hotel in Gangtok for a comfortable overnight stay.
Have a stomach-filling breakfast and start your day early by checking out from the hotel in Gangtok. Proceeding towards Lachung, which will require you to drive through the apple orchards and reach a mesmerizing altitude of 8,800 feet.
It is close to the Tibetan border and is also home to the 19th-century Buddhist Lachung Monastery.
En-route, visit the Singhik View Point and Seven Sisters Waterfalls. The viewpoint is a paradisiacal retreat from the noisy atmosphere of the crowded cities. It offers its visitors’ a stunning view of Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mt Siniolchu.
The Seven Sisters Waterfall is one of the most pristine waterfalls in the region. It derives its name from the fact that it cascades in seven stages in a perfect harmony and is extremely hypnotizing.
Also, visit the Naga Water Falls are also similarly a huge broad stream of water that flows at a very high speed. It gives an absorbing and a thrilling experience to the spectators. The falls are so ferocious; they may almost instantly drench you.
Post that; proceed on your journey to Lachung.
On arrival in Lachung, check in at the hotel. Enjoy a delicious dinner meal and spend the overnight comfortably.
After relishing an early morning breakfast, check out from the hotel in Lachen and head out for some local sightseeing.
Drive to the Gurudongmar Lake first where you will be mesmerized by the serene surroundings. It is very close to the Tibet border and a 3-hour drive will take you atop a peak where the lake is perched. Set at an altitude of 17,000 feet, it is among the highest lakes in India. Encircled all around the year by snow-covered peaks, the lake is considered to be sacred by the Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists.
Post that; make speedy stops at the Chopta Valley and Thangu before heading back to the hotel. The Chopta Valley is a very picturesque destination that is popular for its varying hues. Positioned at an altitude of 13200 feet, adventure junkies love to hike up to this point and also enjoy water sports activities.
The Thangu Valley is a small and cosy village that is decorated with vibrant alpine flowers. A lot of travellers flock here every year for the spectacular hiking trails that the valley offers.
Check out from the hotel post lunch, and make your way to Lachung.
On arrival, check in at the hotel and head out to visit the Lachung monastery.
It is an ancient Nyingma Buddhist gompa that is perched at an astonishing height of 9,600 feet. If you are here around the festive times, do not miss on the famous mask dance that the monastery hosts each year
Spend the overnight at the hotel in Lachung.
Yumthang Valley that stands for ‘The Valley of Flowers’ is your destination for this day of your Gangtok Lachung Lachen Pelling holiday tour package. After head-starting your day with a palatable breakfast meal, check out from the hotel and drive to reach 11,800 feet above sea level to this valley. You may also make a quick visit to the famous hot spring that is popular for its curative properties for various skin diseases.
There are two scenic sightseeing spots that you will cross on your way to Gangtok. Witness the beautification of the wonderful Bheema and Twin Falls. The cascades are sure to leave a lasting impression on your minds. Moreover, if the weather is suitable and the sky is clear, you can enjoy the stunning views of the eastern Himalayan ranges.
An optional tour to the Zero Point can be arranged for on request. Set at an altitude of 15,300 feet, it is the last point for civilians after which no one is allowed to go any further. That is because the international border of China lies just a few meters ahead.
After sightseeing, continue your journey to Gangtok. On arrival, check in at the hotel and spend the overnight in the comfort of the cosy room.
Unfortunately, your Sikkim holiday package comes to a halt here. After devouring on some healthy breakfast, finish with all the necessary check out procedures. Transfers to the railway station, bus station or airport will be arranged as per your travel plan and you will commence on your onward journey home. We hope you connect with us for future travels.