From the entwined mountains peeps the dazzling sunshine, which defines the aura of Northeastern India. Nestled in the lap of nature, Darjeeling is famed for its expansive tea gardens, lofty peaks and the world-famous Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. Gangtok, on the other hand, is the fulcrum of Tibetan Buddhist culture and is home to several monasteries, temples and flower nurseries. Such a mix of natural and cultural attractions makes Northeastern India, a tourist hotspot.
Welcome on arrival at Bagdogra Airport / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and transfer to Gangtok (114kms/4.5hrs). At an altitude of 5500ft Gangtok is the capital of the state of Sikkim, a beautiful and clean town promising of the best monasteries and landscapes. Evening free for individual activity and leisure, overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, start for a half day trip to Tsomgo lake (12400ft), 32kms 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; further 12Kms visit the Baba Mandir dedicated to the memory of soldier Harbhajan Singh. Evening free at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity.
After breakfast pickup from your hotel at Gangtok and Transfer to Lachung (117Kms/6.5Hrs), en-route sightseeing at Singhik View point, Chumthang Valley, Twin Falls and Vima Falls. Evening free to explore the beautiful Himalayan village by your own. Overnight at Hotel.
Early morning after breakfast start for half day excursion trip to Yumthang Valley, en-route visit Hot Spring and Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary. Some photographs of the natural scenes of Switzerland and Yumthang valley are very hard to distinguish. Yumthang, which is at an altitude of 12,000 ft., is situated about 135 km from Gangtok. April and May promises colorful flowers & Orchids, where as November end to March usually sees snows. Transfer back to Gangtok . Overnight at Gangtok hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Bagdogra/NJP in time for flight/train to onward destination. Tour ends with lifetime memories to cherish !