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Sikkim Tour Itinerary – 6 Nights and 7 Days
Day 1. Pick up at Bagdogra Airport/N.J.P drive Gangtok, 125 kms, 5hours. Transfer hotel.
Day 2. : Start Gangtok sighteeing around Gangtok around 9 am, which include Choten Stupa, Tibetology, Rope way, Institute of Handloom and Handicraft, Flower show Centre, Enchey Monastery, Hanuman Tok, Ganesh Tok, Plant Conservatory, Tashi View Point, Bakthang water falls, Banjhakri falls. Evening rest. Breakfast included.
Day 3: Day trip to Tsomgo- Drive to Tsomgo lake,has different charm as the lake is situated at 12,400 feet where as Gangtok is at 5,500 feet. Change of vegetation altitudinal varieties is a must to observe. Lake is regarded as sacred as the meaning itself speaks of the head of the lake. Through a winding road with rhodendron bushes and shrubs and specially during the winter season-carpeted by snow. Further drive to Babamandire, 13000 feet, if permit is available then also visit Nathula-14600 feet. If permit is available, extra Rs.200/- per person will be charged as government fee. Nathula is closed on Monday and Tuesday. Breakfast included.
Day 4: Gangtok drive to Lachung, 6 hours, 123 kms, 8,660 feet. En route visit Naga falls, seven sister falls, stop over at Singhik View Point, Bhim nalla falls, arrive at Lachung, transfer to Hotel. Breakfast and dinner included.
Day 5: Early morning drive to Yumthang (11880 feet), valley covered with snow clad mountain with large number of species of Rhododendrons and varieties of Primula Flowers. They bloom during spring and the summer. Further drive to Yumesamdong (15000 feet) or locally known as zero point for 26 kms. Drive through a hilly-winding road arrive at Yumesamdong where there is a hot spring and the mountains are crystal clear. In most of the time Yumesamdong has snow in abundance. Later return to Lachung, lunch at the hotel drive to Dzongu for another 2 hours. Stay in Lepcha home stay. Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included.
Day 6: Dzongu is pristine area without man made structure. It is a natural place to walk around and enjoy the scenic beauty and experience the lepcha culture and food. Visit the are and drive to Gangtok.
Day 7: Gangtok drive to bagdogra, 5 hours. Breakfast included.
Total cost: Rs 68000/-
**Price may vary depending on the season and availability.
Cost include: Hotel on twin sharing basis ,food as indicated in the itinerary, permits where applicable, travelling by Xylo/Scorpio/Inova
Cost does not include: Items of personal nature, insurance, medical treatments, laundry, telephone, entrances to parks, monuments, monasteries, porterages.
Gangtok: Le Primula Residency or similar.
Lachung: Noeling Resort/Etho metho or similar.