Sikkim Tour Plan for 7 Days with Gangtok, Changu Lake, Old Baba Mandir, Gurudongmar Lake and Yumthang Valley

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Destination: Sikkim

Duration: 6 Nights 7 Days

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Sikkim, situated in the North Eastern Region, is the land locked Indian State. Blessed with rich flora and fauna Sikkim with its breath taking view of snow clad Himalayan Range has enthralled the mind of travelers from around the world. In our 6 Nights and 7 Days Sikkim Tour Package we will take you to a mystical journey of unraveling the beauty this Himalayan Kingdom. Be mesmerized by the beauty of Gurudongmar Lake and beckon the surreal beauty of Yumthang Valley. You will also learn about the rustic lifestyle of mountain hamlets in Lachen and Lachung. Explore the bustling town of Gangtok and be the part of Sikkimese high spirit.
All the destinations, hotels, and activities of our 6Nights and 7Days Sikkim Tour Package has been carefully handpicked by our expert team to give you an amazing experience of holidaying in Sikkim Region.

On arrival at NJP/ Bagdogra Airport you will be greeted by our officials and then ushered to your hotel in Gangtok. With an approx distance of 120km it is an overall 4hrs drive from NJP/Bagdogra to reach Gangtok. Gangtok is a beautiful hill town and the capital of north-eastern state of Sikkim. Established as a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the 1840s, the city became capital of an independent monarchy after British rule ended, but joined India in 1975. The journey towards this beautiful town is filled with awe-inspiring view of alpine valley and daunting hills. Have your lunch on the way to Gangtok. Check into your hotel and freshen up. You are free for the rest of the day to stroll around MG Marg. Jotted with colorful souvenir shops, cafes and places to eat, a visit to this road will get you closer to the indigenous cultures, colorful traditions and the local delicacies of Sikkim. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

After an early morning breakfast we will drive to your Tsomgo Lake. It is an overall 2hrs journey towards Tsomgo Lake from Gangtok. Also known as Changu Lake, Tsomgo Lake is a glacial lake in Sikkim and located at an altitude of 12,310 feet. On the way to Changu Lake you will pass by Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary which is home to rare animals like Red Panda, Himalayan Black Bears and birds like Blood Pheasants. Usually you can only spot a few yaks though. Changu Lake is filled with water of melting snow coming from the surrounding mountains. It's a one kilometer long oval shaped lake. The average depth is about 50-feet. During summer and autumn, you will find Primula flowers and other Alpine vegetation around the lake. And during winter the lake becomes frozen and a snowfield. After soaking in the beauty of the serene lake you can awaken your taste buds by trying some Tibetan noodle or continue you journey towards Baba Mandir about 20km from Changu Lake. Baba Mandir is a shrine made in the honor of an Indian army Major 'Baba' Harbhajan Singh. He is revered by soldiers of the Indian army as the "Hero of Nathula". As with most saints, the Baba is said to also grant favors presumably to those who revere and worship him. After offering your prayer and having lunch head back to Gangtok. After arriving at Gangtok you are free for the rest of the evening to either relax or buy some souvenir for your close ones. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

Wake up early and after breakfast be ready for your local sightseeing in Gangtok. The first destination on your list is Banjakhri Falls. Sited amidst a lush green valley spread over nearly 2 acres here you can learn about the traditional Jakhri culture. Next we will head towards Namgyal Institute of Tibetology. It is a world renowned institute doing its research on Tibetan language and culture, Rumtek Monastery is the most famous monastery with grand Tibetan architecture. It was designed after the original one in Tibet. An additional attraction here is the Golden Stupa. On the way to Dharma Chakra Centre you will see a huge stupa called Dro-dul Chorten was built in 1946 to ward off the evil from that area. From here we will drive you to Hanuman Tok. It is a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Hanuman Tok is famous for offering a great view of Kanchenjunga peaks. After lunch we will take you to Rope Way to get a bird’s eye view of Gangtok. Then we will take you to Botanical Garden to see beautiful collection of trees and plants with their scientific names. And lastly we will take you to Tashi View Point & Ganesh Tok to witness the surreal sunset over the lofty Himalayan Valley. Return to your hotel after the wonderful sightseeing. You are free for the rest of the evening to either relax in your hotel rooms or to explore the nearby market places. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

Wake up early and after breakfast checkout from the hotel and start your journey towards your hotel in Lachen. It is an overall 6hrs journey from Gangtok with an approx distance of 110km to reach Lachen. Lachen is a small Himalayan hamlet perched at an altitude of 2750mt. On the way to Lachen you will come across some of the most amazing destination like Singhik View Point famous for offering the most magnificent view of Mt. Khangchendzonga and Mt. Siniolchu, Seven Sisters Waterfalls where you can beckon the surreal beauty of cascading water, and Chungthang a pictorial place which is known to be blessed by Guru Padmasambava, the patron saint of Sikkim. Here you will find a rock which till day bears the hand and footprints of Padmasambava. Have lunch on the way to Lachen. After 6hrs journey, you will reach Lachen. Check into your hotel and freshen up. Rest of the evening you are free to relax and enjoy the scenic landscape of Lachen. Overnight stay at Lachen.

Have an early morning breakfast and drive to Gurudongmar Lake. With an approx distance of 66km it is an overall 3hrs journey towards this beautiful Gurudongmar Lake from Lachen. This glacial lake is the major source of River Teesta. Gurudongmar is one of the highest lakes in the world and believed to be blessed by Guru Padmasambava but due to high altitude breathing problems may arise so you need to be careful. Sited on the foothill of snow capped mountain, Gurudongmar Lake has left many travelers enthralled with its ethereal beauty. After soaking yourself in the beauty of this majestic lake return to your hotel. After lunch, visit Lachen Monastery and check out from your hotel to start your journey to your hotel in Lachung via Chungthang. It is an overall 2½hrs drive from Lachen with an approx distance of 46km to reach Lachung. Lachung is another quaint hamlet in North Sikkim. On the way to Lachung you can visit the Bhim Nala Waterfalls. The 2½hrs drive to Lachung is filled the amazing sights. Check into your hotel and freshen up. You are free for the rest of the evening to relax and enjoy the majestic view of snow peaked mountains, vibrant rhododendron valley, and lush green yak pastures surrounding Lachung. Overnight Stay at Lachung.

After an early breakfast we will drive you to Yumthang Valley famously known as the Valley of Flowers. It is an hour drive from Lachung. Yumthang valley is situated at an altitude of nearly 11800 feet with the river Lachung Chu flowing through the valley. On your way to Yumthang Valley, you will be driving across the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary which has more than 120 species of Rhododendron trees and is also the home to the endemic Rhododendron Niveum, the State Tree of Sikkim. In the winter, Yumthang is hidden beneath the blanket of White Snow and showcases the view of snow clad mountains which add to the ethereal beauty of this place. Apart from winter season, in Yumthang Valley you can witness the amazing vista of diverse Himalayan Flora which is sure to leave you wanting for more. While returning from Yumthang you may visit the famous hot spring known for its curative properties. Visit Lachung Monastery once you reach your hotel. After lunch check out from your hotel and start your 6hrs journey towards your hotel in Gangtok. The scenic view of changing vegetation on the way to Gangtok is going to woo your mind. You will reach Gangtok after covering an approx distance of 110km. Check into your hotel and freshen up. You are free for the rest of the evening to relax or take a stroll in the MG Marg. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

After an early breakfast check out from your hotel and drive to NJP/Bagdogra while saying your farewell to scenically blessed land of Sikkim. It is an overall 4hrs journey from Gangtok with an approx distance of 120km to reach NJP/ Bagdogra. If time permits have some refreshment on your way to NJP/Bagdogra. Do spot by Coronation Bridge to witness the breathtaking view of the lush greenery and serene emerald blue stream of River Teesta, a perfect way to end your trip. After you reach NJP Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport your 6Nights and 7Days Sikkim Tour Package will come to an end.

Inclusions

  • Pick up & Drop NJP Railway Station/ Bagdogra Airport.
  • Reserved vehicle for Transfer & Sightseeing.
  • All sightseeing as per the tour itinerary.
  • Four nights accommodation in Gangtok.
  • One night accommodation in Lachen.
  • One night accommodation in Lachung.

Exclusions

  • Any personal expenses.
  • Any other not mentioned in includes Para.