Land of natural beauty and quiet, divine surroundings “Sikkim”
A landlocked state of India, Sikkim is nestled in the foothills of the eastern Himalayas and nature has blessed this state with distinctive beauty. A Himalayan wonderland, bestowed with a variety of vegetation and undisturbed valleys, five climatic zones, peaceful environment, hospitable and humble people and a rich cultural heritage – all of it is unmatched and hard to find anywhere else.
The state is one of the notable destination for travel enthusiast simply for the gurgling streams, snowcapped mountains, monasteries, flora, and fauna. This tiny state boasts of over 552 different species of birds and about 690 species of butterflies. Also, among its mountains is the well known Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world. Sikkim is the least populated state in India.
Once you arrive at Bagdogra (IXB) Airport, an agent’s representative will greet you and take you to your hotel in Gangtok. Relish the hearty welcome you receive here and complete your swift check-in procedure. Proceed to your room and de-stress.
Have the first day of your sparkling Sikkim Darjeeling vacation at your disposal and spend it the way you like. Check out your energising surroundings, taste some yummy North Eastern food like a platter of steaming momos and a bowl of spicy thukpa, go shopping on Mall Road, or simply relax in your room.
Charge up your soul by exploring the enigmatic tourist attractions of Gangtok and make the most of your fun vacation.
Start the day with a fill of some delicious breakfast and set out for a full day tour of Gangtok. The first vitalising attraction on your Sikkim Darjeeling Kalimpong trip itinerary is a visit to the Tsomgo Lake.
Later, pay homage to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir built in fond memory of the sepoy Late Harbhajan Singh. After a fun packed day, return to your hotel and call off the second day of your exciting Sikkim Darjeeling holiday with a peaceful sleep.
Optional: Request for an inclusion of a detour to Nathula Pass to make your Sikkim tour all the more happening. (charges extra).
Post indulging in a hearty breakfast at the hotel, set off to Lachen. En route, visit the Singhik Viewpoint and check out the majestic views of the snow-capped Mt. Khangchendzonga and Mt. Siniolchu and the roaring Teesta River right beneath you. Stopover to enjoy the enlivening vistas of the Seven Sisters Waterfall and the picture-perfect Naga Waterfall.
Upon arriving at your hotel in Lachen, complete your hassle-free check-in process and take some rest at your room. After a delicious lunch, head for a half day tour of Lachen.
Visit the mesmerising Chopta Valley adorned with snowy hills, thick conifer forests, and sparkling rivers. Next up is a visit to Gurudongmar Lake -- the second highest lake in the world.
Return to your hotel and enjoy your replenishing overnight stay
Distance from Gangtok to Lachen: 108 km
Travel Time (Gangtok to Lachen): Approx. 4 hours
Chase each other in a field of blooming flowers and bathe in a natural jacuzzi on the fourth eventful day of your tour to Sikkim & Darjeeling.
Relish breakfast & ride off to Lachung. Once you arrive at your hotel in Lachung, complete your super smooth check-in formalities and head to your room for some rest. Proceed for a half day excursion to the magnificent Yumthang Valley, the ‘Valley of Flowers’.
Also, visit the blooming Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary which is a part of this valley. Next, get drenched in the warm waters of the Yumthang Hot Spring popular for its therapeutic significance and healing properties.
Distance from Lachen to Lachung: 47 km
Travel Time (Lachen to Lachung): Approx. 1.5 hours
There’s a lot to this quirky little town. Make the most of your Gangtok tour while you’re here.
Have a filling breakfast and proceed for Gangtok, the next stop on your exhilarating North East tour. Upon reaching your hotel in Gangtok, go through your swift registration process and head to your room.
Gear up for a half day city tour of Gangtok. First, visit the Dro-dul Chorten Stupa, get to the Banjhakri Waterfalls, and to the Research Institute of Tibetology.
Next up on your Gangtok-Kalimpong tour itinerary is the Whitehall Flower Show and take a gander at Gangtok’s massive array of flora. After spending the fifth day of your Sikkim trip in the most fun way possible, return to your hotel and retire for the night.
Distance from Lachung to Gangtok: 117 km
Travel Time (Lachung to Gangtok): Approx. 6.5 hours
Tip: Shop to your heart’s content at Directorate of Handicraft and Handloom and buy a wide range of North Eastern handicrafts like Thangka paintings, carpets, handlooms, wooden carved and painted items, and wooden masks.
Hop about on a gleeful shopping spree and indulge in the truly charismatic culture of this pretty town on your half day Kalimpong city tour.
Have a wonderful start to the day with some nutritious, filling breakfast before setting off for Kalimpong. Once you reach your hotel in Kalimpong, complete your check in process and proceed to your room. After taking some rest, advance for a half day city tour of Kalimpong.
Visit the enlightening Science City, Dr Graham’s Home, Also visit the sacred Mangaldham Temple whose walls are adorned with fascinating artwork depicting the life of Lord Krishna.
Lastly, pay a visit to the Durpin Dara and feast your eyes upon breathtaking views of Mt. Kanchenjunga and the adjoining Darjeeling hills. End the sixth day of your 7 nights 8 days Sikkim Darjeeling Kalimpong tour itinerary with a refreshing sleep at your hotel.
Distance from Gangtok to Kalimpong: 75 km
Travel Time (Gangtok to Kalimpong): Approx. 2.5 hours
ndulge in a hearty half day Darjeeling tour and have the time of your lives at this lovable hill station.
Post a wholesome breakfast at the hotel, set off for Darjeeling. Upon your arrival at your hotel in Darjeeling, complete your hassle-free registration procedure and head to your room. Take some rest and proceed for a half day city tour of Darjeeling.
Visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute & Tenzing Rock and visit the biggest high altitude zoo in India - the Zoological Park. Cuddle over a warm cup of Darjeeling tea at the aromatic tea gardens and take an exciting ride on the Darjeeling Ropeway.
Last on your Sikkim-Kalimpong-Darjeeling trip itinerary is a visit to the divine Japanese Temple and Peace Pagoda. Return to your hotel for some reviving sleep.
Tip: Shop for woolen shawls & carpets, carved wooden items, leather jackets, coats to pretty ornaments from the Tibetan Refugee Center.
Say Good bye to this amazing eventful tour to the beautiful north east side of India