Old Silk Route Holiday Package- Old Baba Mandir, Tsomgo Lake, Gnathang Valley, Gangtok

Tour ID - NBTHP0052

Destination: Silk Route

Duration: 6 Nights 7 Days

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Silk Route- As the name says, this route was once used to trade Chinese Silk between Tibet and India. Silkroute is emerging as popular tourist destination among travelers because of its breathtaking view of mountains. With our 6 Nights/7Days Old Silkroute Tour Package one can explore every nook and corner of Silkroute- Sillerygaon, Aritar, Dzuluk, Nathang, Tsomgo Lake, Old Baba Mandir, get to visit the beautiful lakes and ancient temples, experience the early morning sunrise and mesmerizing view of snowcapped Mount. Kanchenjunga in different shades.

All the activities, hotels, and destinations of our 6Nights and 7Days 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 Zulu. 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 hotel and after breakfast start your local sightseeing in Gangtok. Banjakhri Falls lies amidst a lush green valley is a great place to know more about the Jhakri culture, Cottage Industry & Handicraft Centre this is the building of Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom including a Sales emporium and a Museum showcasing many different handicraft items and artwork created by the local artists and craftsmen, Flower Show located at one end of The Ridge park, has the great collection of flowering plants including Orchids (in season though), Dro-dul Chorten a huge stupa built in 1946 to ward off the evil from that area it’s on the way to Institute of Tibetology, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology world renowned institute for its research on Tibetan language and culture. It has a museum and library with rare collections. Hanuman Tok is the temple of Lord Hanuman with a great viewing area of Kanchenjunga peaks, Rope Way get a bird’s eye view of Gangtok from the ropeway, Shangey Falls, Botanical Garden see beautiful collection of trees and plants with their scientific names, Shanti & Tashi View Point & Ganesh Tok get sweeping view of Kanchenjunga snow peaks on a clear day. After sightseeing you are free to either relax in your hotel rooms or to explore the market places nearby. 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 reaching NJP your Silk Route tour package of 6N/7D will come to an end.

Inclusions

  • Pick up and Drop Ex- NJP/ Bagdogra.
  • Reserved vehicle for Transfer and Sightseeing.
  • All sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • All taxes, permits etc.
  • 1 Night Accommodation in Sillery Gaon.
  • 1 Night Accommodation in Aritar.
  • 1 Night Accommodation in Zuluk.
  • 1 Night Accommodation in Nathang.
  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Gangtok.
  • Meal Plan- AP (with all meals; breakfast, lunch and dinner) at Sillery Gaon, Aritar, Zuluk and Nathang.
  • Meal Plan- EP (only room) at Gangtok.

Exclusions

  • Additional usage of vehicle not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Any other not mentioned in includes Para.