Sikkim is a little state in upper east India, lined by Bhutan, Tibet, and Nepal. Part of the Himalayas, the region has an emotional scene including India’s most noteworthy mountain, 8,586m Kanchenjunga. Sikkim is likewise home to ice sheets, elevated knolls, and a great many assortments of wildflowers. High snow-covered mountains, streaming waterways, chilled wind, wildflowers, vivid untamed life, wonderful people groups made the Himalayan state Sikkim generally lovely.
The northern piece of Sikkim is a mainstream travel objective among vacationers and is positively the most amazing aspect of Sikkim. This desolate land is mainstream for its stunning perspectives. Despite the fact that numerous individuals called it ‘Little Ladakh’ however this spot is delightful to its virginity.
The principle fascination of North Sikkim depends on Gurudongmar Lake (the blessed lake), Zero Point (the snow zone), Yumthang Valley(the valley of blossoms), Lachung, and Lachen. For the most part, this spot is proper for a 2 nights/3 days trip however you may add more days relying upon the spots you might want to visit and furthermore relies upon what sort of voyager you are.
Via Air: The routinely worked air terminal closest to Gangtok is around 124 Kms away in Bagdogra, West Bengal. From the air terminal, you can enlist a common taxi or a private vehicle that will get you to Gangtok in around 3-4 hours. The Pakyong Airport is the lone air terminal serving Sikkim which is only 27 km away from Gangtok yet it’s not routinely worked.
Via Train: The closest rail line station to Gangtok is New Jalpaiguri(NJP), around 148 km away from Gangtok. From NJP you can undoubtedly get a taxi to Gangtok. It will take around 4-4.5 hrs to arrive at Gangtok.
By Road: Tourists coming from close by places like Siliguri, Darjeeling, Kalimpong, or any close by spot can even head to Gangtok. Sikkim is all around associated with West Bengal and the other close by places.
Receive the Guest at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) & transfer to Gangtok by car.Gangtok the capital of Sikkim state.It is one of the most beautiful town with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids and butterflies – Nearly 130 kilometers 04 ½ 05 hours drive Check into hotel Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center &Disco club. Over Night stay at Gangtok.
After breakfast drive for the city tour of Gangtok,Sightseeing will be for the day hence the drive will be easy and comfortable,Visit to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Tashi View Point, Banjhakri Falls – one of the finest falls close to Gangtok, Ranka Monastery etc,Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center – There are few discotheques in Gangtok to spend time – Over Night stay at Gangtok hotel
Morning breakfast at hotel, Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir memorial nearly 40 kms The Lake is oval shaped lake nearly 50 ft 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 Nathu La Pass to Republic of China is nearly 20 kms and is Add On tour (supplementary cost needed) Back to Gangtok Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center – Over Night stay at Gangtok (Incase of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tshangu Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing will be provided)
In the morning we will leave Gangtok to stay at the hotel and leave for Lachen (9,400 feet, 118 km). On the way we will see Seven Sister Waterfall and Singhik View Point. You will be lunched at any one of the restaurants on the way. In the evening you enter the hotel Lachen. overnight stay in Lachen.
Start your day with a hungry breakfast at the hotel, then we will start our journey towards the legendary Gurudongmar Lake. Legendary Gurudongmar Lake (17,000ft) is considered to be the holiest lake in North Sikkim. Please note that only Indians can see this lake, this lake is one of the highest lakes in North Sikkim.
High altitude may cause the breathing problem, so be careful. Be prepared and do not work. See the lake, come to the hotel , get refreshments and leave for Lachung.
Overnight stay at Lachung hotel.
After breakfast in the morning, we will head to the destination Yamthong Valley which is also known as the Valley of Flowers (11800 ft / 3598 mts / 25 km / 1 hour one way). On the way back to the hotel you must not forget to go in the hot spring which is considered as an inal sidhi feature. Then check out at the hotel and head to Gangtok
Early morning breakfast Drive to Siliguri, on the way to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) – It is approximately 130 kms and 4 ½ to 5 hr drive,Guest are advised to start early and not to rush Forwarding Journey