A warm welcome by a ‘cool’ destination.
Upon your arrival at the Bagdogra Airport / NJP Railway Station, you will be received by one of the representatives of the concerned tour agents who will assist you in getting transferred to the airport.
Enjoy a scenic road transfer to Gangtok as the picturesque landscape will mesmerize you to the core.
As you reach the hotel, check in and get some rest. The remaining part of the day is all at leisure. Enjoy staying indoors or go out and get yourself acquainted with the locality.
As the first day of your Darjeeling Gangtok Sikkim tour package comes to an end, a cozy overnight stay at the hotel awaits you.
Distance from Bagdogra Airport to Gangtok: 125 km
Travel Time: 4 hours
Ready yourself for a full day of Gangtok sightseeing tour.
As you wake up to a refreshing second morning, you will be served with a hearty breakfast at the hotel. Post breakfast, the Sikkim itinerary now takes you out for a tour of some famous and must-visit tourist attractions in Gangtok. Revel in the amazing ambience rich in fresh air that will detoxify your body and mind like nothing else. A delightful road journey leads up to one of the most picturesque high-altitude lake in India- the Tsomgo Lake. The mere sight of the towering peaks in the backdrop, pine trees around the lake, and the chirping of migratory birds will leave you in an awe, literally! If you have got a camera, this is the place to take it out and start ‘shooting’.
Next, you will visit Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir- a temple dedicated to the Late Sepoy Harbhajan Singh who died while performing national duties in 1968. It is believed that the spirit of the Harbhajan Singh still protects the soldiers in that area and cures the ailing ones. After a happening day in Gangtok, return to the hotel, have dinner and then enjoy a comfy overnight stay.
Optional: Go for a tour to Nathula Pass and make it even more exciting (charges extra)
Note- For Nathula pass you will have to pay Rs 3,500/ to 4000/- per vehicle extra approx on reaching Gangtok for permit. Nathula Pass visit is subject to availability of permit. Monday & Tuesday closed.
Get a real feel of holidaying in a hill station as you travel to Lachen
Enjoy a healthy morning meal at the hotel and then check out from the hotel as now you will be transferred to next destination as per your Sikkim tour itinerary- Lachen. Unlike other road journeys, this one from Gangtok to Lachen, is a kind that allows you disconnect from the worldly pleasures and just enjoy the heavenly landscape of Sikkim;, an experience rarely experienced.
On the way to Lachen, you will visit the beautiful and equally famous, the Singhik Viewpoint. Surrounded by lush green hills, the view of gushing Teesta river makes this place even more enchanting. If skies are clear, you also get to witness Mt. Khangchendzonga and Mt. Siniolchu. Seven Sisters Waterfall and Naga Waterfall are some other mind-blowing natural tourist hot spots you would not want to miss out, en route to Lachen.
Upon arrival in Lachen, complete an easy check-in formality and then relax as it’s going to be leisure time now. As this day of your holiday in Lachen ends, you will be served with a delicious dinner at the hotel after which you will retire for the day in your luxuriating hotel rooms.
Distance from Gangtok to Lachen: 108 km
Travel Time: Approx. 4 hours
This day of your Darjeeling Gangtok Lachung tour package brings to you, a lot more fun and excitement
Another beautiful morning in Lachen town of Sikkim starts with a healthy breakfast as now it’s time for you to explore the beautiful Lachen. The picturesque mountain village of Lachen is home to the ancient Lachen Monastery, waterfalls, orchards, hot springs and more. Enjoy your visit to the less explored parts of Chopta Valley, brought to you by this uniquely designed North Sikkim tour itinerary. Next, you will visit one of the highest natural lakes in the world- the Gurudongmar Lake. Located in northwards in Sikkim, this lake is also a sacred place for Buddhist and Sikh devotees. The azure blue waters of this picturesque lake reflecting the snow-clad peaks in the backdrop is always a sight to behold.
In the afternoon, start your journey to Lachung. Upon arrival in Lachung, check in to the hotel and then relax. Have a delightful dinner at the hotel and then enjoy a refreshing sleep at the hotel.
The Sikkim tour itinerary now takes you to Gangtok
Have breakfast at the hotel and then go out for a Lachung city tour. Enjoy your visit to Yumthang Valley which is also known as the ‘Valley of Flowers’ and is a nature lover’s paradise. You will also get to visit the Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary located in Yumthang Valley. The endowments that the Mother Nature has bestowed upon Gangtok just don’t seem to end any soon as you go on to visit Yumthang Hot Spring, while taking a tour of Lachung.
Later in the afternoon, you will start your transfer to Gangtok. On arrival in Gangtok, complete some easy-peasy check-in formalities and then have dinner. Enjoy a cozy overnight stay at the hotel.
Distance from Lachung to Gangtok: 103 km
Travel Time: Approx. 4 hours
Sixth day of your Sikkim itinerary for 10 days takes you to Pelling
Satiate your hunger with a filling breakfast at the hotel in Gangtok and then proceed for a city tour of Gangtok. Visit the famous Banjhakri Waterfalls, Dro-dul Chorten Stupa & the buddhist museum known as Namgyal Institute of Tibetology.
Later in the day, this North Sikkim tour itinerary takes you to Directorate of Handicraft and Handloom where tourists can buy variety of northeastern handicrafts such as Thangka paintings, carpets, handlooms and more.
A visit to Gangtok Flower exhibition marks the end of enticing Gangtok city tour.
After an exciting day of sightseeing in Gangtok, get transferred to your next destination- Pelling. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel. Settle down for a great appetizing dinner and then enjoy a comfortable overnight stay.
Distance from Gangtok to Pelling: 113 km
Travel Time: Approx. 4.5 hours
Enjoy sightseeing in Pelling town and then ready yourself for an exciting Darjeeling itinerary
Have a wholesome breakfast at the hotel and then set out for a full day Pelling city tour. You will get to visit lively and vibrant Darap village. The surrounding beauty and its tradition rich culture will amaze you to the core. After this, you will also get to visit cascading Rimbi Water Falls, the picturesque Khecheopalri Lake and the Kanchenjunga Waterfalls. Each of this tourist spot is more photogenic than you expect it to be.
Next, this Sikkim and Darjeeling tour package gives you a chance to visit the Pemayangtse Monastery and the ruins of the ancient capital city of Sikkim- Rabdentse. The New Helipad Ground is another vantage point that offers stunning views of surrounding landscape.
Later in the afternoon, you will be transferred to Darjeeling by road. Upon arrival in Darjeeling, check in to the hotel. Treat yourself to a lip-smacking dinner at the hotel and then enjoy a relaxing sleep in the night.
Distance from Pelling to Darjeeling: 73 km
Travel Time: Approx. 4 hours
Enjoy Darjeeling city tour on the eighth day of your holiday
Wake up early in the morning to catch a glimpse of a spectacular natural occurrence in the hills of ‘The Queen of Hills’. You will be taken up to the Tiger Hill from where you can get a sparkling view of sun rising over Mt Kanchendzonga, spreading the orange of its light on snow white peaks of the Himalayas.
After watching this natural spectacle, visit the 135-year-old Ghoom Monastery and the famous Batasia Loop War Memorial. Do not forget to sip in hot Darjeeling tea at roadside tea stall, while returning back to the hotel. As you reach hotel, refuel yourself with an energising breakfast and then relax for a while.
After some time, you will get to visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute- an institution where a number of tourists and youngsters enroll themselves to learn mountaineering skills. Also visit the Padmaja N. Zoological Garden (Thursday closed) and the Tibetan Refugee Centre in Darjeeling.
As an eventful day of this Darjeeling itinerary comes to an end, return to the hotel for dinner and relaxing stay.
Explore the eye-catching tourist attractions of Mirik
Gorge on some delectable breakfast at the hotel in Darjeeling. Post breakfast, get ready for a tour of Mirik- a quaint little town of valleys, lakes and rivers. The tourist-friendly weather of this laid back hill town is one of the most sought after tourist places and is a must-include in almost all Sikkim darjeeling tour packages.
Visit the Namchi Hill filled with the green of aromatic tea gardens. Follow the maze through the tea gardens and feel the ultimate bliss of nature. Next, you get to visit the Mirik Lake, also known as Sumendu Lake where you can walk around the lake, enjoy boating activities. The bridge over the lake is beautiful spot to have a panoramic view of the lake and its ambience.
Later in the evening, return to the hotel to enjoy a sumptuous dinner and a homey overnight stay.
The 10-day Sikkim Darjeeling tour ends today
Have a wholesome breakfast at the hotel and then get ready to check out with your luggage as the Sikkim holiday comes to an end. The moment arrives when you will start your journey back to Bagdogra Airport or NJP railway Station as you head back home with some best memories of Sikkim darjeeling holiday for 10 days.
Distance from Darjeeling to Bagdogra Airport: 68 km
Travel time: 4 hours