Old Silk Route - Sillery Gaon, Aritar, Zuluk, Nathang, Gangtok Tour Package

Tour ID - NBTHP0050

Destination: Silk Route

Duration: 5 Nights 6 Days

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Silk Route or Silk Road is one of the ancient trade routes that connected Asia, Europe and Africa. During the 2nd Century BC, this route was marked for trading Silk to Europe though Central Asia. North Bengal Tourism providing 5Nights/ 6Days Old Silkroute Tour Package availing which you will be covering the untouched destinations of the eastern part of Sikkim Region.
You will come across various places of East Sikkim like Sillerygaon, Aritar, Resikhola, Dzuluk, Lungthung, Thambi view, Tsomgo lake, Old Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, New Baba Mandir, Jelepla Pass, Menmecho Lake etc.
All the activities, hotels and destinations of our 5Nights and 6Days Silk Route Tour Package itinerary are carefully handpicked by our expert team to give you the best experience of holidaying in Silk Route.

After arrival at New Jalpaiguri Station (NJP)/ Bagdogra Airport and start your 4hr journey towards Sillery Gaon. Sillery Gaon is a small hamlet which resides on the Himalayan mountain range very close to Pedong and Kalimpong town. The journey towards this scenic village is filled with the sight of green lofty mountainous valley and tall pine tree forest. Reach Sillery Gaon after covering approx 95km and check into the home stay. After freshening up you are free for the rest of the day to stroll around the village. Overnight stay at Sillery Gaon.

Wake up in the morning and witness the sunrise over silver shimmering Kanchenjunga while listening to the chirping of Himalayan birds. After breakfast start your local sightseeing of Sillery Gaon. Ramitey view point, offers a panoramic view of the 14 bends of the river Teesta. Damsang Fort, observe the ruins of the last home of Lepcha King. Tinchule view point, offers the breathtaking view of the mountainous valley. After lunch say your farewell to Sillery Gaon and start your journey 2hrs journey towards Aritar via Rishikhola a famous river side picnic spot. Aritar is a picturesque hamlet located on the east Sikkim known for its rich history and beautiful landscape. Reach Aritar after covering approx 40km and check into the home stay. After freshening up you are free for the rest of the day to enjoy the surreal beauty of dense forest and stepped farmlands of Aritar. Overnight stay at Aritar.

Wake up early in the morning and prepare yourself to see the most mesmerizing sunrise over the mighty Mt Kanchenjunga from Mankhim, it’s a 20min trip from Aritar. After returning to Aritar and having breakfast start your sightseeing of Aritar while enjoying the natural trekking route. Lampokhari Lake, a boot shaped emerald green lake one of the oldest natural lakes in Sikkim and recently artificially constructed to facilitate boating for the tourists. Aritar Gumpha, Buddhist monastery known for its beautiful architecture and collection of artifacts, murals and other paintings. Mankhim Temple, Rai temple residing on the hilltop of Mankhim offers a panoramic view of Mt Kanchenjunga. After lunch say your farewell to Aritar and start your 2hr journey towards Zuluk. Zuluk is a quaint hamlet perched at an elevation of 10600ft on the rugged terrain of East Sikkim. Reach Zuluk after covering approx 42km and check into the home stay. After freshening up you are free for the rest of day to relax in the surreal beauty of Zuluk. Overnight stay at Zuluk.

Wake up early in the morning to witness the phenomenal sunrise over the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas along with the guardian of the Sikkim from Thambi view point locally called Bhulbhulaiya for its 30 hairpin turn, located at a distance of 14km from Zuluk. After returning to Zuluk and having breakfast check out from home stay to start your journey towards Nathang also known as the Ladakh of East India. On the way visit Lungthung-Dhupidara which offers the panoramic views of Mt. Kanchenjunga on one side and the winding roads of Zuluk on the other. Nag Mandir of Zuluk, the temple is a cave like structure in which the deity is the King Cobra or Nag, a Hindu mythology god. This temple is on the way to Nathang. Reach Nathang after covering approx 25km and check into the home stay. After freshening up you are free for the rest of the day to relax and enjoy the beauty of Nathang. Overnight stay at Nathang.

Wake up early in the morning to experience the breathtaking sunrise over the eastern Himalayas reveling the snow-peaked mountains and Tibetan Plateau from Eagle’s Nest Bunker an abandoned army bunker located few kilometers from Nathang Valley at an altitude of 13700 feet. After returning to Nathang and having breakfast checkout from the home stay to start your journey towards Gangtok, the capital town of Sikkim. On the way to Gangtok visit Old Baba Mandir a shrine made in the honor of an Indian army Major ‘Baba’ Harbhajan Singh. Kupup Lake also known as the Elephant Lake is one of the most sacred lakes of Sikkim, with high mountains and valleys bordering it. Menmecho Lake is one of the famous lakes of Sikkim for fishing trout, Tukla Valley, Jelepla Pass, Yak Golf Course, Ice Hockey Field, Tsomgo (Changu) Lake is a glacial lake in Sikkim located at an altitude of 12,310 feet. Reach Gangtok after covering approx 70km and check into the hotel. After freshening up you are free for the rest of the day to stroll around MG Marg and try the local sikkimese delicacy. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

Breakfast at the hotel and after breakfast say your farewell to Sikkim and start your 4hrs journey towards Siliguri. Throughout your journey towards NJP you will be accompanied by River Teesta and green lush pine tree forest, see the breathtaking view of the lush greenery and cool blue waters from Coronation Bridge is the perfect way to end your trip. After arriving at NJP your Silk Route tour package of 5N/6D will come to an end.

Inclusions

  • Pick up & Drop Ex - NJP or Bagdogra.
  • Reserved Tourist Vehicle for Pickup, Drop, Transfer & Sightseeing.
  • All the Sightseeing of Tourist Places mentioned in our Silk Route Holiday Tour Package for 6 Days.
  • All Taxes, Permits etc. required to visit Silk Route, Tsomgo Lake, Baba Mandir and other places.
  • One night accommodation in Sillerygaon.
  • One night accommodation in Aritar.
  • One night accommodation in Zuluk.
  • One night accommodation in Nathang.
  • One night accommodation in Gangtok.
  • Meal Plan - AP (with all meals like breakfast, lunch & dinner) at Sillerygaon, Aritar, Zuluk & Gnathang.
  • Meal Plan - EP (only room) at Gangtok.

Exclusions

  • All entrance fees at various sightseeing places.
  • Parking charges at various places (if required).
  • Additional usage of vehicle not mentioned in the Silkroute Tour Itinerary.
  • Local taxi charges for transfer from Taxi stand to hotel at Gangtok.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Any other not mentioned in includes Para.