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NorthSikkim + Silk Route Package- 8N/9D 

Gangtok-3N, Lachung-1N,Lachen-1N, Gnathang -1N,Zuluk-1N , Rongpokhola- 1N

 

Day 01 -  Bagdogra Airport / NJP Station to Gangtok, 125kms in 4 Hrs
 
Meet & Greet on our arrival and drive to Gangtok (Alt 1675 M). The picturesque Teesta follows you all the way.
On arrival, check in to hotel. You could stroll about the neighborhood or shop at MG Marg in the evening. 
 
Overnight in Gangtok.
Day 02 – Gangtok to Lachen (130 Kms / 06 hrs)
 
After breakfast, you’ll be picked up from hotel at Gangtok at about 10 a.m. towards Lachen via NH 31A. On the way
stop and enjoy a few wonderful locations like
 
Tashi  View Point, built by Tashi Namgyal, offering a panoramis view of Mt Khang-chen- Dzonga
 
Kabi Lungstok, a historic place,  located on North Sikkim Highway. This is the where a treaty between Lepcha Chief
Te-Kung- Tek and the Bhutia Chief Khey-Bum- Sar was signed.
 
Seven Sister Waterfalls, The name is given to this waterfall as it makes its descent  in seven stages. To facilitate the
tourists to savour the pristine beauty and to be with nature, Tourism Department has set up a waiting shed and
cafeteria.Naga Waterfalls, the confluence of Lachen-Chu and Lachung- Chu at Chungthang 
Mostly perennial in nature, waterfalls are aplenty in this region, Bhim Nala & the Twin Waterfalls are two others one
comes across en route to North Sikkim. And the gorgeous Teesta follows you all the way. 
Lunch will be served at Namok. You are likely to reach Lachen around evening.
 
Overnight in Lachen.


Day 03 – Gurudongmar Excursion (5450 M/70 kms/03 hrs) and towards Lachung
 
Early in the morning start for
Gurudongmar Lake, one of the most sacred lakes believed by the Buddhists and Hindus alike. The beautiful and
awe inspiring lake remains milky in colour throughout the year. According to a legend, since the lake used to remain
frozen most of the year, it was not possible to use its water for drinking purposes. When the Guru Padmasambhava
passed by, while returning from Tibet, the local residents are reported to have approached him for providing source
of water.The Guru obliged. A portion of the lake touched by him does not freeze in extreme winter. Since water of the lake is
considered sacred, visitors carry the 'blessed' water in bottles. 

 
Overnight in Lachung.


Day 04 – Lachung to Gangtok (Yumthang Valley Excursion )
 
After breakfast, excursion to Yumthang Valley, the valley full of Snow in winter and Rhododendron during the month of May (11800ft/1.5Hrs), is
the main attraction around.  You can also visit Zero Point ( At extra Cost subject to Permit and Road Condition ) .Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary Spread over 43 sq km through which flows the Yumthang river,it adjoins
Lachung and Yumthang. The Sanctuary which is known for its abundance of Rhododendron shrubs and trees is rich in ground flora and other vegetation as well.
 
Over night in Gangtok.


Day 05- Full Day Gangtok City Tour
 
After breakfast, start for a tour in and around Gangtok. Visit Tashi View Point built by Tashi Namgyal, offering a panoramic view of Mt Khangchendzonga Gonjang Monastery, Gonjang Monastery near Tashi View Point was established in the year 1981. The founder is
H.E. Tingkye Gonjang Rimpoche. He was recognised as an incarnation of Yolmo Terton Ngakchang Shakya Zangpo, a 15th century Nyingmapa Terton. The monastery follows Jangter tradition of Nyingmapa school of Tibetan
Buddhism. 
Do-drul Chorten, built by the Venerable Trullshi Rimpoche, head of the Nyingma order of Tibeten Buddhism, in
1945. Inside the stupa, there are complete mandala set of Dorjee phurba (Vajra Kilaya), a set of Kang Gyur relic
(Holy Book), complete 'Zung' (mantras) and other religious objects. Around the Chorten, there are 108 Mani Lhakor
(Prayer Wheels).Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, The most prestigious research institute of its kind in the world, NIT is a treasure of
vast collection of rare Lepcha, Tibetan and Sanskrit manuscripts, statues and rare Thankas (colourful tapestries
used in Buddhist liturgy). Apart from an attractive museum, it has over 200 Buddhist icons and other prized objects
of art.Orchid House, the paradise made of orchids is located just below NIT and boasts a population of 250 exotic species
of orchids.Hur Huray Dara the Nam Nang view point provides a panoramic view of the lush forests and the vibrant green valley.Tsuklakhang(Palace Monastery) located inside the palace of the Chogyals, the former rulers of Sikkim, it isthe most accessible monastery within the city. Built in typical Sikkimese style, there are interesting murals and images of
Buddhist pantheon.White Memorial Hall, a typical british structure constructed in 1932 in memory of Claude White.Flower Show Hall, a popular permanent exhibition of Sikkims diverse flowering fauna, located near the White Hall.Gangtok Ropeway offering a breathtaking panoramic birds-eye view of the mountains and the valley.
 Back to hotel and free evening to roam around MG Marg for shopping. 
 
Overnight in Gangtok.


Day 06–  Gangtok to Nathang
 
 After Breakfast , start from Gangtok.Enroute cover Changu (Tmsogo) Lake , New BabaMandir ,Kupup Lake,
Nathula pass Gate, Tukla Valley and finally reach Nathang Valley .
 
Over night in  Nathang Valley


Day 07–  Nathang to Zuluk 
After Breakfast, start for seightseeing covering Nathang valley, Kalapokhri, Laxman Chawk, Mamecho Lake view point , old baba mandir, Lungthung,Thambi View point , 95 Zig Zag Roads and finally reach to Upper Zuluk .  and enjoy the serenity and beauty of Zuluk , the hidden paradise on earth .


 Over night in Stay at Zuluk.


Day 08- Zuluk to Rongpokhola 

Start for Rongpokhola after breakfast . Have lunch at riverside and enjoy the music of Rongpo river. You can also indulge your self in the luxury of bathing and fishing in the crystal clear Rongpo river.


Over night Stay in Rongpokhola.


Day 09 - Rongpokhola to NJP
After Breakfast Proceed for NJP from Rongpokhola with a sweet silk route memory.

 

Meals include - Breakfast, Lunch (Egg Curry ), Evening Snacks, Dinner (Chicken) in Silk Route.

Package Includes:

  • All transfers in an exclusive non-ac vehicle (NJP to NJP).
  • Accommodation in best properties in mention places.
  • All meals.
  • All permits and applicable taxes. 

  Package Excludes:

  • All items which are not included in inclusion list.
  • Sunrise from Lungthung.
  • Room Heater at  Zuluk and Nathang.
  • boating charge  at Aritar lake.
  • Pangolakha wild life  sanctuary Rs.55/- per head
  • Train & Air Fare.
  • Laundry, Tips, phone call, Porter or any such personal expense. 

NatureWings Advantages

  • Team of Passionate Travelers, will always guide you through firsthand experience Hand Picked Destinations.
  • Personally visited by NatureWings team complete day to day guidance and assistance from NJP to NJP by NatureWings team member.
  • Always handled by NatureWings Team itself, not handed over to a Sub Agent

Package Price depends

·  Package Duration

·  Choice of Home stay Category

·  Choice of Private Transport

·  Choice of Itinerary

·  No of Guests – No of Adults + No of Child

Please  Note- Each member should carry  original voter card or Passport or Driving license (Pan card and Aadhar Card are not valid) along with four copies of Xerox and 3 copies of passport size photographs. In case of child you can carry School ID proof and Birth certificate along with photographs.

 
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