North Sikkim Tour Package with Yumthang & Gurudongmar
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North Sikkim is one of the unexplored beauties of India. The pristine beauty of snow covered mountains, majestic waterfalls, blessed flora and fauna and breathtaking views spellbinds every visitor. Nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts, honeymoon couples or families, the beautiful region shall take your breath away.We are the pioneer in North Sikkim Tour Package.
Attractions-Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir, Nathu La Pass,Lachen,Lachung,Gurudongmar Lake, Chopta Valley, Thangu,Yumthang,Seven Sisters Waterfalls,Hanuman Tok, Ganesh Tok,Cottage Industry,Flower Exhibition Centre.
Pick up & Drop- New Jalpaiguri Station/ Bagdogra Airport.
Our representative will be there to receive You at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra ( IXB ) – You 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 120 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 2 : Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (Full Day)
Morning breakfast at hotel – Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir nearly 40 kilometers and 2 hours – Tsomgo Lake is situated at an elevation of 3753 meters / 12310 feet – The Lake is oval shaped lake nearly 50 feet deep – Generally covered in snow for most of the year the year – This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds – Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all – Back to Gangtok – Overnight stay at Gangtok
Day 3 : Transfer to Lachen from Gangtok 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 wildlife 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 -– Evening free to stroll and visit the Lepcha Village – Overnight stay at Lachen.
Day 4 : Excursion to Gurudongmar Lake and Transfer to Lachung
Early morning breakfast – Visit to Gurudongmar Lake 55 kilometers, 3 hours drive – Gurudongmar Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world, located at an altitude of 17,100 ft (5,210 m). It lies in the district of North Sikkim in the state of Sikkim in India, only some 5 kilometers (3.1 mi) south of Chinese border. 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 2.5 hours drive – Check into hotel at Lachung – Evening free to visit Lachung Monastery – Overnight stay at Hotel at Lachung.
Day 5 : Sightseeing at Yumthang & Transfer to Gangtok
After breakfast drive towards Yumthang situated at an elevation of nearly 11800 feet – On the way you may 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 – During winter Yumthang is somber with snow all around and the snow clad mountains adding to the ethereal beauty. (Optional visit to Zero Point at extra charge) Return to Hotel at Lachung for Lunch – Reach Gangtok in the evening –Night stay at Gangtok.
Day 6 : Gangtok Local sightseeing (Half day) & Transfer to NJP/ Bagdogra
After breakfast City tour of Gangtok –Visit to Enchey Monastery, Barthang waterfalls, Nam Nang view point, Ropeway, Flower Show, Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology & Do Drul Chorten (Stupa).etc – Back to hotel – After lunch transfer to New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra ( IXB ) – Nearly 120 kilometers 4 hours drive – You are advised to start early and not to rush – Forwarding Journey.
Expenses of personal nature, such as laundry, telephone calls, room service, alcoholic beverages, mini bar charges, tips, portage, camera fees etc.
Any meals and services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions
Airline seats and hotel rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking.
In case of unavailability in the listed hotels, arrangement for an alternate accommodation will be made in a hotel of similar standard.
Check-in and check-out times at hotels would be as per hotel policies. These are generally pre-decided as per operation schedules.
Transportation shall be provided as per the itinerary and will not be at disposal.
Rates are based on above mentioned pax travelling together, any change in no of pax, days and date of journey will attract re-quote.
THE WEEKENDER reserves the right to modify the itinerary at any point, due to reasons including but not limited to: Force Majeure events, strikes, fairs, festivals, weather conditions, traffic problems, overbooking of hotels / flights, cancellation / re-routing of flights, closure of / entry restrictions at a place of visit, etc. While we will do our best to make suitable alternate arrangements, we would not be held liable for any refunds/compensation claims arising out of this.
It is mandatory for all guests to carry valid photo ID’s (Passport/Driving License/Voter ID Card). PAN Card is not accepted at many places as a valid photo ID.
If your flights involve a combination of different airlines, you may have to collect your luggage on arrival at the connecting hub and register it again while checking in for the return journey to your origin.
Service GST 5% shall be applicable over and above the mentioned prices.
Payment of 25% of Package Cost at the time of booking and balance within 7days prior travel date. Booking is confirmed on payment of booking amount.
Less than 7 Days Prior to Travel Date: 100% of the Package Cost as Cancellation Charge
7-15 Days Prior to Travel Date: 75% of the Package Cost as Cancellation Charge
16-30 Days Prior to Travel Date: 75% of the Package Cost as Cancellation Charge
More than 30 Days: Full Refund of Package Cost Excluding Processing Fees
Adults must carry original & valid Passport or original Voter ID card along with 2 copies of passport size photographs. Children must carry original & valid Passport or original birth certificate & school photo ID card along with 2 copies of passport size photographs. Remember to carry sufficient woollen including hand gloves for North Sikkim.
Why is Sikkim famous?
Sikkim is the most favorite place to recharge and rejuvenate your mind and body amidst the tranquility and beauty of the Himalayan Mountains. Along with the rich biodiversity to explore in the Himalayan state of India, the Sikkim is also the home to famous pilgrim destinations for the Buddhism and Hinduism followers.
Does Sikkim have snow?
Snowfall in Gangtok is rare. However, places like Tsomgo Lake, Kupup Lake, Lachung, Lachen, Yumthang and Zero Point witness heavy snowfall during winters. Therefore, winter is the best time to go to Sikkim if someone wants to see snow.
What is the best time to visit North Sikkim?
The best time to visit North Sikkim is the months of May to September. The temperature is moderate with a maximum of 28-30 degree celsius. The weather in North Sikkim is most definitely cold or at least cool at all times. It experiences mild to heavy rainfall during the months of July and September.
Which part of Sikkim is most beautiful?
The most beautiful part of Sikkim! – Yumthang Valley & Gurudongmar Lake
Is Lachung and Lachen same?
Lachen – Lachung is the beautiful small hamlet situated at a high altitude. Lachen means “Big Pass” while Lachung is “Small Pass”.
What can I buy in Sikkim?
Souvenirs to Shop While in Sikkim –
Prayer Flags. If you want to keep your souvenir simple, even a prayer flag would be the best thing to take away from Sikkim. …
Canvas Wall Hangings. …
Woollen Carpets. …
Sikkimese Traditional Dress. …
What is famous food of Sikkim?
Dishes. Gya thuk or Thukpa – is a noodle based soup with vegetables or meat. Momo – stuffing minced meat, vegetables or cheese in flour dough and then making them into dumplings. Phagshapa – is strip of pork fat stewed with radishes and dried chillies.
What is the language of Sikkim?
NepaliNepali is the lingua franca of Sikkim, while Sikkimese (Bhutia) and Lepcha are spoken in certain areas. English is also spoken and understood in most of Sikkim. Other languages include Dzongkha, Groma, Hindi, Majhi, Majhwar, Thulung, Tibetan, and Yakha.