Gangtok And Lachung Trip

Duration

6 days

Tour Type

Hill Station

Location

Gangtok

Overview

Treat yourself with a wonderful vcacation in the beautiful tourist destinations of Gangtok and Lachung, with the Gangtok and Lachung Trip package. This Gangtok tour package from TrueHAB will make sure you get the most thorough, enjoyable and convenient experience on your Gangtok trip. Whether the snow in winters or the rhododendrons in summers, explore the unsurpassed beauty of these locations, with unbelievable deals available for you.

Itinerary

Gangtok And Lachung Trip Day 1

Day 1

Our representative will be there to receive you at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) or Bagdogra Airport (IXB) or Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminal, as per your arrival plans. He will be assisting for your transfer to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. This tourist destination will suit you no matter what you seek, from tranquility to adventure. Stuated at an altitude of 1,670 meters or 5,480 feet is a land of monasteries, mystic rituals and festivals and is the most visited spot of India. It is one of the most beautiful town with varieties of rhododendrons, orchids and butterflies. After a 135 km drive, which will take you about 4.5 to 5 hrs, check in at the hotel, where you will enjoy the evening free. Spend this time roaming around MG Road (Mall) or the local shopping center. End the day with an overnight stay at Gangtok.

Gangtok And Lachung Trip Day 2

Day 2

In the morning after breakfast at the hotel, enjoy your excursion to Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir, nearly 40 kilometers away. The lake is oval-shaped, nearly 50 feet deep. Generally covered in snow for most of the year, this lake is home to the Brahmini ducks and many migratory birds. Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir, known to be a very holy site for all. The distance from the Nathu La Pass to Republic of China nearly only 20 kilometers, and you can go on the optional drive further to Nathula. In case there is a landslide on the road to Nathula, an alternate sightseeing tour will be provided to you. Finally, return to Gangtok, where you will enjoy the evening free. You can roam around MG Road (Mall) or the local shopping center. End the day with an overnight stay in Gangtok.

Gangtok And Lachung Trip Day 3

Day 3

In the morning have your breakfast then at around 10 am board the drive to Lachung via Chungthang. Lachung is located 125 kilometers away, and your drive will be 5-6 hours long. After lunch at Chungthangm head on a nearly 2.5 to 3 hours of drive from Gangtok. On the way up to Lachung (8,600 feet), you will be enjoying a few wonderful locations such as Tashi View Point, Kabi Lungstok, Naga Waterfalls, Twin Waterfalls, Bhim Nala Waterfalls and the confluence of Lachen chu and Lachung Chu at Chungthang. Lunch will be served to you at Namok. The road will lead you through the rhododendron plants of the Singha Forest Reserve, extended up to the Tibetan Plateau. Enjoy the picturesque landscape, snow-peaked mountains, flowing rivers and blooming rhododendrons. During April/May/June, one can find the riot of colours as Rhododendrons, Primulae and many other alpine flowers are in full bloom. You will expectedly reach Lachung in the late afternoon or early evening. Check in to the hotel, then enjoy the evening free to stroll up to Lachung Monastery. Finally, enjoy your night halt in Lachung.

Gangtok And Lachung Trip Day 4

Day 4

In the morning, after breakfast, head out for Yumthang, nearly 26 kilometers, by an hour-long drive. Yumthang Valley is a large valley situated at an altitude of nearly 11,800 feet, with the river Lachung Chu flowing through the valley. Enjoy the hot spring that is located here, famous for its curative properties. Yumthang is a large valley surrounded by mountains where the tree line ends and the cold desert starts. In the winter months, there is snow all around and the snow-clad mountains add to the beauty. Lachung is a highly sought after tourist destination, and it is either covered in snow or with blooming rhododendrons which add charm to the beauty. In the evening, feel free to stroll up to Lachung Monastery, before your night halt at Lachung.

Gangtok And Lachung Trip Day 5

Day 5

After breakfast, leave from Lachung to Gangtok, via Chungthang. On the way, you can stop between Singhik and Mangan. On this 5-6 hours long drive, which is about 125 km long, you will enjoy lunch on the way. If the sky is clear one can get to see the Himalayan range with the prominent Khangchendzonga peak. On the way you will get majestic views of Mount Pandim, Mount Kabru, Mount Simvo, Mount Jopuno, Mount Khangchendzonga, Mount Siniolchu and other peaks of tourist spots. The roadside is wooded with Rhododendron forests, which bloom generally during spring. Afterwards, arrive back in Gangtok, where you will enjoy the evening free to roam around MG Road (Mall) or the local shopping center. Enjoy your overnight stay in Gangtok.

Gangtok And Lachung Trip Day 6

Day 6

In the morning, enjoy your breakfast, followed by a transfer to Siliguri or New Jalpaiguri railway station (NJP), or Bagdogra Airport (IXB), or Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminal, depending on your arrival plans/ Afte a 4.5-5 hours long drive, stretching over 135 km, you will reach the spot of departure. Make sure to hold onto the beautiful memories of the trip, and prepare for departure early in time so you do not need to rush.

Included/Excluded

Accommodation
Cab
Breakfast
Dinner
Sightseeing
Lunch
Guide

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure

Trip Covers

Local Market
Hills

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