Valleys & Splendours

Day 1 : Bagdogra/NJP to Gangtok (Approx 3 - 4 hours.)

Meet and Greet at the airport/railway station on arrival, and drive to Gangtok at an altitude of 1750m.


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Day 3 : Gangtok

After 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. Also visit Baba Mandir.

Overnight at hotel.


Day 4 : Gangtok – Lachung (Approx 6 – 7 hours)

After Breakfast drive to Lachung enroute visiting villages and waterfalls. Day at Leisure

Overnight at hotel.


Day 5 : Lachung – Yumthang - Lachung

After Breakfast proceed for full day excursion to Yumthang Valley.

Lachung provides the base for exploration of Yumthang, the valley of flowers. Situated at an altitude of 11800 ft (3564m) with a close proximity of Tibet, Yumthang is a unique place where the tree line ends.

But rhododendron and primula still bloom covering the whole area in a surreal shade. It also offers view of a stunning array of peaks with Pauhunri and Shundu Tsenpa. A number of hot springs are scattered in the valley providing an unexpected opportunitny to feel the warmth of the water even in freezing temperature. Rich in sulphur these springs are believed to have miraculous healing power.

Overnight at hotel.


Day 6 : Lachung – Gangtok (Approx 6 – 7 hours)

After Breakfast drive to Gangtok, arrive Gangtok by evening.

Evening at Leisure, Overnight at hotel.


Day 7 : Gangtok – Pelling (Approx 5 - 6 hours.)

After Breakfast proceed for city tour visiting Rumtek Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute to Tibetology (closed on Sundays), Cottage Industry (closed on Sundays) and Flower Show Complex. Afternoon drive from Gangtok to Pelling, 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


Day 8 : Pelling

After Breakfast proceed for city tour visiting Pemayangste Monastery, Rabtense Ruins, Khechipalri Lake, Kanchenjunga Fall and Rambi Falls.

Overnight at hotel


Day 9 : Pelling – Darjeeling (Approx 3 – 4 hours )

After Breakfast drive to Darjeeling.

Darjeeling 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.


Day 10 : Darjeeling

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.

After 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 Happy Valley Tea Estate(from outside).

Overnight at hotel.


Day 11 : Darjeeling – Bagdogra/NJP (Approx 3 – 4 hours ).After Breakfast drive to Bagdogra/NJP for your flight/train to onward destination. Return with splendid memories of your Vacation.



  • Meet & Greet upon arrival at Airport / NJP Station

  • 3 Nights stay in Tamarind Hotel/Mt. Sinolchu/Keepsa Residency or Similar in Gangtok

  • 2 Nights stay in modern Residency or Similar in Lachung

  • 2 Nights stay in Pachhu Village Resort/Similar in Pelling

  • 2 Nights stay in Summit Grace Resort & Spa/Similar in Darjeeling

  • Daily breakfast

  • Transfers & local sightseeing as per Itinerary

Exclusions:

Return airfare, airport taxes, visa charges, insurance, tips, all items of personal nature and anything not mentioned in the 'Inclusions'. GST 5%.

Disclaimer:

Cost per person on twin sharing basis. Any Increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in land arrangements and high season surcharge if any, will have to be borne by the client. Standard terms and conditions apply.