Greenery of the Hills

Gangtok

Category: FAMILY TRIPS

8 Days From: Nov. 5, 2015   To: Dec. 31, 2020
trip includes

Highland Journey

 

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room type

Private

Includes: Pelling 2N Gangtok 3N Lachen 1N Lachung 1N (7N8D)

average guest rating: 3.5/5

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day by day breakup

day

1

Day 01: NJP/BAGDOGRA TO PELLING

 

Upon arrival, meet our representative and drive to Pelling via Jorethang. Arrival at Pelling, check into the Hotel. Evening free to walk around the town. Overnight stay at Hotel.

 

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Day 02: PELLING SIGHTSEEING

 

Breakfast at Hotel. Drive to Khangchendzonga waterfalls (23 kms/1 ½ hrs) Enroute see Rimbi waterfalls. Drive to Khechupalri Lake (16 kms/40 minutes from KWF)- Sacred and wishfulling lake amidst a deep and rich forest. Drive back to Pelling (28 kms/1 ½ hrs) Lunch at Hotel in Pelling. After Lunch, visit Pemayangtse monastery (Nyingma order of Tibetan Buddhism/310 yrs old) Visit Rabdentse palace ruins (02nd capital of Sikkim)- 30 minutes easy walk from the main road through the forest/ CC footpath. Drive back to Pelling (20 minutes) Overnight stay at Hotel/Homestay.

 

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Day 03: PELLING TO GANGTOK

 

Breakfast at Hotel & check out. Drive to Ravangla (50 kms/2 hrs) Visit Tathagata Tshal(Buddha Park), Lunch at Ravangla. Drive to Gangtok (64 kms/3 hrs),upon arrival check in to the hotel. Free & Leisure time. Overnight stay at Hotel.

 

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4

Day 04: GTK-TSHANGU LAKE - BABA HARBHAJAN SINGH MANDIR - NATHULA PASS

 

Breakfast at Hotel. Drive to Tshangu Lake (40 kms)- Oval shaped Sacred Lake enroute Nathula Pass (Indo - Chinese Border). Drive to Nathula Pass (15 kms further) enroute visit Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. Explore Around the pass. Drive back to Gangtok via same route(55 kms). Free & Leisure time to stroll in the market area. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 04: OR OPTIONAL GANGTOK SIGHTSEEING 

Breakfast at Hotel. Drive to Banjhakri  eco-park (30 minutes from town) Visit Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (museum with collections or antique and rare Buddhism related items) Do Drul Chorten. Ropeway at Hur-huray dara. Back to Hotel for Lunch. After Lunch, visit Enchay Monestry/Flower show/Hanuman Tok/Ganesh tok/Tashi View Point (to see Mt.Khangchendzonga and other peaks)/Bakthang water falls.

Vehicle will drop you at the Market / Hotel. Free & Leisure time to stroll in the market.

 

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5

Day 05: GANGTOK TO LACHEN

 

Breakfast at Hotel & check out.  Drive to Lachen (9000 fts/127 kkms/5 hrs) Enroute stop by butterfly water falls and drive to Rangrang (1 hrs from WF),Lunch at Rangrang. Enroute stop by the Naga waterfalls. Drive to Chungthang and further to Lachen. Overnight stay at Hotel/Homestay.

 

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Day 06: LACHEN-GURUDONGMAR LAKE- LACHUNG

 

Start at 04 a.m and drive to Gurudongmar Lake (65 kms/17400 fts) Enroute stop by Thangu village (14300 fts/22 kms from Lachen/Last settlement on the frontier) Permit entry formalities. Visit Gurudongamar lake,spend around an hour and drive back to Lachen for lunch. After Lunch, drive to Lachung (8850 fts/50 kms/2 hrs) Enroute stop by Bhim-nala Waterfalls.

Upon arrival,check into Hotel for overnight stay. *Gurudongmar Lake is subjected to the availability of PAP/RAP and with extra costings.

 

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7

Day 07: YUMTHANG VALLEY-YUME-SAMDONG-LACHUNG TO GANGTOK

Start at 06 a.m and drive to Yume-Samdong/Zero Point (15300 fts/46 kms/3 hrs) Spend a time at the valley enjoying a snow. Drive back to Yumthang valley (12000 fts),considered a valley of flowers. A short hike of about 1 hr through the Pine & Rhododendron forest to Hot-Spring. Drive back to Lachung. Lunch at Lachung. After Lunch drive back to Gangtok (124 kms/5-6 hrs) via Mangan,Rangrang,Dikchu. Free & Leisure time. Overnight stay at Hotel.

 

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Day 08 : DEPARTURE TO NJP / BAGDOGRA

 

Breakfast at Hotel and Checkout. Drive to NJP or Bagdogra.

 

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