Day 1 | Day 01: Arrive at Bagdogra Airport ( 130 kms, 5 hrs drive )
Our representative receives you at the Airport and drives you on your journey into the Himalayan state of Sikkim. Welcome to the Himalayan state of Sikkim, the organic state of India, a Buddhist haven and a state rich in varied landscapes.
Overnight in the capital city of Gangtok.
Day 2 | Explore Gangtok
Sikkim’s modern capital is layered along a precipitous mountain ridge, descending the hillside in steep tiers. The city’s mostly pedestrianized socio-commercial heart is Mahatma Ghandhi (MG) Marg, packed with restaurants, shops, and a bustling early-evening walk of relaxed wanderers. A visit to the Rumtek Monastery – The Dharma Chakra of Buddhism is a must for anyone visiting Gangtok. Kanchenjunga peak resonates through the pinnacles of Sikkim and can be seen from most places around Gangtok. Other places to visit are : Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Hot Springs, Himalayan Zoological Park. Overnight in Gangtok.
Day 3 | Gangtok to Lachen ( 120kms. 5 hrs )
Have a stomach-filling breakfast and start your day early by checking out from the hotel in Gangtok and proceeding towards Lachen. It is a valley that runs deep and is bounded by massive yet humbling snow-capped mountains. It is a peaceful hamlet with a mere population. Your drive to this small town will take you through hot springs and meadows.
Day 4 | Lachen – Gurudongmar – Lachung ( 185kms., 7 hrs. )
Start your day with the appetite breakfast at the hotel and drive towards legendary Gurudongmar Lake considered to be most sacred lake in North Sikkim. The scenic Lake will welcome you with beautiful sights of the hills and the glacial waters. Drive down to Lachung, another mountain village.
Overnight in Lachung.
Day 5 | Lachung to Yumthang Valley to Gangtok ( 170kms., 7hrs )
Wake up to the sound of yak’s bell and after an early breakfast, leave to explore Sikkim’s Valley of Flowers, also called as Yumthang Valley, which is located at the height of 11,800 ft above sea level. Spend some quality time there and enjoy the val-ley decorated with own hand by Mother Nature. Drive back to Gangtok.
Overnight in Gangtok.
Day 6 | Visit Nathula and Tsomgo Lake ( 130kms., 6hrs. )
Kick start your day with a hearty meal as today is going to be a fun day. After breakfast, proceed to Tsongmo Lake (12,210 ft) and Baba Mandir, a 40 km drive which takes 2.5 hrs. You can also visit the Nathu La Pass, which is the border between India and China. Later drive back to Gangtok. In the evening you are free for your own activities, followed by overnight stay at the hotel. Overnight in Gangtok. (A visit to Nathula depends on the opening/closure of the route and permissions of the Government).
Day 7 | To Pelling ( 140kms )
After a sumptuous breakfast, you will head towards Pelling, the beautiful town in the western part of Sikkim, On the way is the Temi Tea Garden, one of the most scenic tea garden in India. Take a break and have a sip of the organic tea. Next stop would be the Buddha Park, with a breathtaking backdrop of Himalayan peaks, the gigantic, 41m-tall Buddha statue is one of Sikkim’s most iconic sights.
Overnight in Pelling.
Day 8 | Explore Pelling and drive To Namchi ( 70kms, 2.5 hrs)
Pelling is the heart where all the breathtaking tourist spots of West Sikkim can be visited. A typical November day here sees the temperature move from 9°C to 21°C. Sights to explore in Pelling – Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins, Khecheoplari Lake. After lunch drive down to South Sikkim to the quiet town of Namchi at a distance of . Overnight in Namchi.
Day 9 | Explore Namchi ( 153 Kms / 4.5 Hrs approx )
The quaint little town of Namchi in Sikkim lives up to its name. ‘Nam’ means ‘sky’ and ‘Chi’ is ‘high’ in Sikkimese. Situated an altitude of 1,675m above sea level and offering spectacular views of the Khangchendzonga range and Rangit valley, the cap-ital of South Sikkim has developed as a hotspot for trekking, birding, and for religious tourism. Main attractions in Namchi are – the Padmasambhava Statue, the much revered Chardham, Namchi Ropeway and a walk in the town center.
Overnight in Namchi.
Day 10 | Drive down to the Airport ( 125kms, 5 hrs )
Today marks the end to your memorable trip to the Himalayan state of Sikkim. Drive down to the Bagdogra Airport for your on-ward journey.