Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim is located on a ridge at a height of 5500 feet. With a spectacular view of the Khangchendzonga, the town provides the perfect base for travel through the state.
Pelling, a serene village nestled at 1860 M, is famous for the Pemayangtse Monastery and the majestic view of the Khangchendzonga visible from here.
Day 01 - Bagdogra Airport / NJP Station to Gangtok, 125kms in 4 Hrs
Meet & Greet on our arrival and drive to Gangtok(Alt.5550Ft/1675M). 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 at Gangtok.
Day 02 – Gangtok to Tsomgo Lake with Baba Mandir Excursion
After breakfast , start for a full day trip to -
Tsomgo Lake (12400ft), which is only 32 kms from Gangtok City, the Lake is almost about 1Km long, oval in shape and 15 mtrs deep. The Lake is considered sacred by the local people. 12 kms further visit the
New Baba Harvajan Singh Mandir. believed to have wish-fulfilling powers. On Sundays a ‘langar’ is run at the temple which provides free meals to the visitors.
Overnight at Gangtok.
Day 03 - Gangtok to Pelling, 4hrs
Check out from Gangtok and drive to Pelling via
Temi Tea Garden sprawling on a natural hill slope originating from the Tendong Hill is the only tea garden in Sikkim. Temi’s tea is ranked among the finest in international markets.
En route you will cross Ravangla, a small township at the base of Maenam Hills and a popular tourist destination.
On arrival check in at Hotel. Evening is free for leisure.
Overnight at Pelling.
Day 04 – Pelling Sightseeing
In the morning visit to
Rimbi Waterfalls, About 12kms away from Pelling and about 5kms further down from Darap village is Rimbi River Bank which falls on the way to Khecheopalri and Yuksam where the main attractions are the river, water falls.
Sewaro Rock Garden, developed by the tourism department of Sikkim, richly maintained with rocks, gardens, pools, zigzag foot paths and interesting recreation amenities like swimming yard, viewpoints and cafeteria.
Khecheopalri Lake the holy lake surrounded by dense forests is held sacred by Hindus and Buddhists alike.
Kanchenjunga Water Falls , an hour-long drive from Pelling, is a must see natural beauty.
After lunch go for visits to
Pemayangtse Monastery, constructed in 17th century, this headquarters of the Nyingma sect nestles on an altitude of 2085 mtrs and is surrounded by snow-clad mountains.
Rabdentse Ruins, located near the Pemayangtse Monastery, this was the second capital of the Sikkim Royalty after Yuksom. The ruins of the city commands a panoramic view of Khangchendzonga and the valley.
Overnight stay in Pelling.
Day 05 – Pelling to Darjeeling, /4hrs
Check out from Pelling and drive to Darjeeling (Alt 7100Ft/ 2100M). On arrival check in at Hotel. In the afternoon, stroll about and shop at -
Chowrasta & Darjeeling Mall The heart of Victorian Darjeeling, this place is the commercial hub, set on the ridge above Darjeeling town, dotted with numerous curio centers and other shops including fine blended Darjeeling tea.
Overnight at Darjeeling.
Day 06 - Full Day Darjeeling City Tour
Early morning visit to
Tiger Hill Sunrise Point for an unforgettable sunrise over the snow-covered peaks of the majestic Himalayas.
Batasia Loop is a loop or a spiral of a narrow gauge railway track where the Toy Train negotiates a sudden sharp descent from Ghoom. The place provides a breathtaking view of surrounding mountains.
Ghoom Monastery It follows the lineage of Sakya Sect of Vajrayana Buddhism and also has a small philosophical institute.
Ava Art Gallery established in 1965, by Bhopal Rao Sett and Ava Devi and exhibits fine art and embroidery works of Ava Devi.
Come back to hotel and have your breakfast. Then start for a city tour.
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park the unique feature of this zoo is, it houses animals of high altitude and mostly from upper Himalayas. You can see some rare animals here like Red Pandas, Snow Leopards, Tibetan Wolf and lot more. The zoo contributes significantly to the breeding programs of endangered animals.
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), HMI is a pilgrimage for all climbing enthusiasts of the world. Established in honor of Tenzing Norgay, it has a well stocked museum with mountaineering displays and many expedition artifacts.
Rock gardens a terraced garden at different levels that have been cut through the rocks by a waterfall with nice seating arrangements.
Japanis Temple and Peace Pagoda Located in the Jalapahar hill, the Japanese Temple is built in traditional Japanese style. Close to it is the Peace Pagoda where there are four large avatars of Lord Buddha. The view from the top is magnificent.
Tenzing Rock & Gombu Rock located at Lebong Cart Road and are also known as Monkey Rock. HMI imparts Rock climbing lessons.
Tibetan Refugee Self-help centre established on 1st October 1959, to rehabilitate the Tibetan refugees. Excellent carpets, woolens, wood and leather works are produced here.
Rangeet Valley Passenger Ropeway. From the ropeway you can have mind blowing view of the valley below, see the spread of lush tea gardens, dense forests, mountain streams in their full flow, waterfalls, and the awesome snow peaks at the background.
You can also enjoy the World UNESCO Heritage world famous Toy Train to Ghoom subject to track conditions.
Day 07 - Cherish your memories
After breakfast, check out and drive to NJP / Bagdogra for return journey, and cherish your holiday forever.
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