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Highlights of this itinerary

  • Explore beautiful Sikkim
  • Get close to indian tradition, visit Buddhist monasteries.
  • Excursion to TsongMo lake, Gurudongmar lake 
  • Explore beautiful Lachung, Thangu, Chopta Valley and spectacular Yumthang Valley

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: The beautiful GANGTOK

On your arrival at Gangtok meet our representative and check in at hotel. Gangtok is a beautiful hill station located in the eastern himalayan range. It is at an altitude of 1650 mts. The mind blowing views, the spectacular scenic beauty makes it one of exceptional places to visit it India. The Kachenjunga, Highest mountain in the world is one of the major attraction here, holding spectacular and awesome scenic views, it's a pleasure to be here. The temperature here is mild in summer and cold in winter, it goes upto 6degrees. The other name for Gangtok is "Hill Top", a beautiful city with inspiring views.

After your lunch we will leave for Rumtek monastery, also called as DHARMACHAKRA is a beautiful tibetan buddhist monastery. It is one of the largest monastery in sikkim which was built around 16th century. After this we will visit Orchid House and flower show. One of the major tourist attractions here. After a beautiful tour to a beautiful city reach your hotel, stay overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Amazing Tsongmo Lake at a height of 12,400 ft

After a beautiful day, wake up early and breathe the fresh air here. After your breakfast we leave for Tsongmo Lake also known as "Source of Lake" around 40 kms from gangtok. A glacial lake at a height of 12,400 ft is one of the most visited places in Gangtok. It's very near to Indo-china border. You can enjoy snow filled activities, enjoy in snow, go for a Yak ride. After this we will leave for Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, built in memory of Legendary Harbhajan Singh located between Nathu-La and Jelep-La passes.

In case of any natural calamities like Land sliding etc, we will arrange a different location for excursion to TSO LHAMU LAKE World's 14th highest lake and India's highest lake located near Donkiala Pass. Surrounded with cold deserts snow covered mountains, it's a treat to eyes to be here. You can also get a chance to walk on this frozen lake if you visit this place in winter. The water here is very cold here and freezes as soon winter arrives.

By evening we will return back to hotel, we recommend you to go out and take a short walk on the streets. After your dinner stay overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Journey to wonderful Lachen (7 hours drive)

After breakfast we will leave for amazing LACHEN also known as Big Pass is located in nothern sikkim at a height of 2750 mts. On the journey to Lachen enroute we will visit Seven sister falls, chungtang confluence, singhik. We recommend you to take your lunch here in one of the sikkimese restaurant offering traditional sikkimese style food.

We will reach lachen, a beautiful places surrounded by black cliffs, snowy peaks and multihued mountans by evening. You can take a short walk and meet locals. Take your dinner and stay overnight at hotel.

Day 4: Journey to THANGU, CHOPTA VALLEY - GURUDONGMAR LAKE- LACHUNG

Wake up early today as we will leave today for Thangu Village, a high altitude remote village of tibetan nomads located at a altitude of 13625 ft. After Thangu Village we depart for Chopta Valley, a amazing alpine valley offering spectacular views of Frozen rivers.

After this we will drive for Gurudongmar lake reaching a total altitude of 5400 mts very close to Tibet border, one of the biggest fresh water lake in sikkim. This beautiful lake is considered as a sacred lake by buddhists and hindus due to the milky white color of water throughout the year. It is believed that Guru Padmasambhava blessed while returning from tibet. A portion of lake never freezes even if it is below 0 degrees or extreme low temperature. The lake is at a height of 17,100 ft (5148 mts) and is one of the highest lake in Sikkim.

Note : We request people with breathing problems not to visit this place as strong wind and high altitude makes it difficult to stay here for long.

The water starts freezing by october however one portion remains in liquid state throughout. One can experience the crystal clear water here in month of June to July.

After your lunch we will leave for Lachung crossing chugthang. On the route to Lachund visit Chungthang confluence and Vimnala Water falls. We will reach Lachung by evening, you may meditate for a while as it rejuvenate your senses and keeps you fresh and fit or you may go outside for a short walk. Take your dinner and stay overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Yumthang Valley excursion, maximum height reached - 11,925ft

Today we will leave for Yumthang Valley around 6 AM after your brekfast. Yumthang Valley is 150 kms from sikkim and at an elevation 11,925 Ft. This beautiful valley is surrounded by beautiful himalayan mountains. This beautiful valley is also called as "Valley of flowers" home to many himalayan flowers.

The fresh air, the picturesque surrounding, covered with lush green grass, beautiful yaks and a amazing River TEESTA flowing continuously through the valley makes it a dream destination which can't be described in words. The winters at Yumthang are freezing, it remains closed from December ti March due to heavy snowfall.

On your way you may take your lunch, you can try your hands on some local sikkimese food or Hot Spring (It is considered hot springs here have natural properties).

In evening you may go out and sit near the river and medidate/relax for sometime. You may speak with local villagers as they treat tourist very nicely. After your dinner stay overnight at Yumthang.
 

Day 6: LACHUNG TO GANGTOK Journey - 5 Hours Drive

Wake up early as you don't want to miss the sunrise here, the atmosphere is beautiful as sky get's covered with golden color in morning. After your breakfast we will leave for Gangtok via Chungthang (5550 ft). We will reach Gangtok hotel by 3-4 in afternoo.

You may relax for a while as in evening you may want to go outside and shop for some beautiful handicraft and other traditional items. Take your dinner and stay overnight at hotel.

 

Price

NO. OF PAX

VEHICLE
USED

INR

INDICATIVE
US$Â PRICE *

2 PAX

INNOVA/ XYLO

RS 33, 146/-

US$ 603

4 - 5 PAX

INNOVA/ XYLO

RS 24, 404/-

US$ 444

6 - 7 PAX

TEMPO TRAVELER

RS 23, 100/-

US$ 420

8 - 11 PAX

TEMPO TRAVELER

RS 22, 835/-

US$ 415

Single Room Supplement

 

RS 10, 500/-

US$ 191

What's Included

  • Twin sharing accommodation in carefully selected good 3* category Guest House/ Hotels as applicable to the itinerary.
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • Exclusive transportation, sightseeing & excursions in non a/c vehicles.

What's Excluded

  • Camera fees for monuments and Park
  • Visa and visa extension fees.
  • Activities like Ropeway Ride, Boating, Yak Ride, Toy Train Ride, Helicopter Ride
  • Air tickets.
  • Meals that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Travel/Medical insurance.
  • Personal medical kit.
  • Expenses for personal nature
  • Emergency evacuation cost
  • Any kinds of transfers other than those mentioned in the itinerary

Extra

  • 3.09% Govt. Service Tax will be applicable on total invoice value.

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • The package price will be deducted as per the following conditions strictly. No refund will be entertained without receiving a cancellation request effective from the date of receipt of letter.
  • Notice less than 45 days: 15% cost will be deducted
  • Notice less than 30 days: 25% cost will be deducted
  • Notice less than 15 days: 75% cost will be deducted
  • No refund will be given to people who are unable to complete the trip or abandon it due to any reasons.
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  Gangtok Lachung Excursion

 India

6 Nights & 7 Days

Nature has numerous beautiful aspects and one of these facets comes alive at Lachen. This small hamlet rests on a verdant plain land

Rates starting at:  Rs 23,000 ⁄ PP

Best rate guaranteed. Need to book a group

 
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