Wonders Of Sikkim

Duration

7 days

Tour Type

Family Holidays

Location

Sikkim

Overview

From ancient monasteries to adventure sports, from majestic landscapes to magical festivals, India’s Northeast offers diverse and fascinating experiences to travellers. Visit Sikkim and West Bengal with its picturesque valleys, rolling hills, lush forests and charming people on our Wonders of Sikkim tour.

 
 

Itinerary

Wonders of Sikkim Day 01

Day 01

Standing high in the Himalayas at an altitude of 2134m, ‘Dorje Ling’, or place of the Thunderbolt, offers breathtaking views of snow-capped mountain peaks, with the Kanchendzonga rising higher than all the others. Often referred to as the “Queen of the Hills”, it remains just as alluring with its tiny waterfalls, little villages and a narrow gauge railway track. Surrounded by World Famous Tea Gardens and snow capped mountains, Darjeeling remains one of the most exotic destinations. Graeme Westlake in his book ‘An introduction to hill stations on India’ refers to Darjeeling as having “A view Scarcely Unrivalled on Earth”. Overnight at hotel.

 

Wonders of Sikkim Day 02

Day 02

Early morning visit Tiger Hill to see a beautiful sunrise and Himalayan Range like Kanchandzonga, Mount Everest etc. One can see the horizon changing colors just before sunrise and then the entire Himalayan range turn golden. It is truly a majestic sight and Ghoom Monastery which is oldest Monastery in the area which was built in 1875 and one can see the image of Mythey Buddha 15ft. height on the way back from Tiger Hill. Later return back to Hotel for Breakfast. Post breakfast, Proceed for city tour visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute(closed on Thursday) which was started by Tenzing Norgay after he climbed Mt. Everest, Zoological Park(closed on Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Centre(closed on Sunday), Tenzing Rock, Gombu Rock and Tea Estate(from outside). Overnight at hotel.

 

Wonders of Sikkim Day 03

Day 03

Located at a distance of 120 kms from Gangtok Pelling is another serene, mountain village which lies in the western districts of Sikkim. This village is situated at an altitude of 2000 mts(approx) and commands a spectacular view of Mt.Kanchenjunga. Overnight at hotel.

 

Wonders of Sikkim Day 04

Day 04

Today post Breakfast, proceed for city tour visiting Pemayangste Monastery, Rabtense Ruins, Khechipalri Lake, Kanchenjunga Fall and Rambi Falls. Overnight at hotel

 

Wonders of Sikkim Day 05

Day 05

At an altitude of 1750m, Gangtok became the state capital in the mid 19th century and has undergone rapid development since then.The downtown area is dominated by huge government buildings decorated with traditional Buddhist symbols. Gangtok is also a resting ground for people traveling to North Sikkim. Surrounded by Monasteries and Orchids, Gangtok is truly a travellers delight.

 

Wonders of Sikkim Day 06

Day 06

Today post Breakfast, Proceed for full day excursion to Changu Lake which is 35 Kms from Gangtok at an altitude of 12,400 feet. The lake derives its waters from melting snows off the surrounding mountains Legends say that lamas could forecast the future by studying the color of the lake’s waters. We will also visit Baba mandir. Baba Mandir is dedicated to Baba Harbhajan Singh and only indian nationals are allowed to visit this temple. Overnight at Hotel.

 

Wonders of Sikkim Day 07

Day 07

Today post breakfast, Check out from your hotel and Proceed for Bagdogra Airport / NJP Railway station for onward journey.

 

 

Included/Excluded

Accommodation
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Breakfast
Dinner
Sightseeing
Flight
Lunch
Guide

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Activities
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Local Market
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