India HighLight VoyagesIndia HighLight Voyages
Forgot password?

Sikkim Land Of Raj

sikkim tour


Tour Details

The exciting tour takes you to visit two jewels of the North East – Sikkim and West Bengal. From Bagdogra airport, you will be taken to visit Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, enchantingly beautiful and very cosmopolitan with its eclectic nightlife and shopping. You can also try out a number of adventure activities including paragliding or take in the mesmerizing Himalayan views from a ropeway. Next, drive to Pelling on the way passing by Khecheopalri Lake a sacred Buddhist mountain lake. Also visit Yuksom, the previous capital of the state and then overnight at Pelling. Next, drive to the popular hill station of Darjeeling, enjoying the stunning views along the route. In Darjeeling, walk along the Mall and try out the quaint cafes and shops. Next morning, visit Tiger Hills to view the sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak, and see the rock garden and other attractions.

Itinerary

Day – 1 (ARRIVAL BAGDOGRA AIRPORT – GANGTOK)

On arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Bagdogra Airport, (500Ft / 150Mts) you will be met by our local representative at who will assist you to board your vehicle to Gangtok (5500 Ft /1677 Mts, 130 Kms / 04 Hrs). Check in and over night at Hotel.

Day – 2 (GANGTOK)

After breakfast, in the morning, start for excursion to Tshangu Lake – situated at a height of 12400Ft/ 3780 Mts / 43Kms in 3Hrs one way, with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the Lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. Back to Gangtok and Overnight at Hotel.

Day – 3 (GANGTOK – PELLING)

Morning go for half day sightseeing covering Rumtek Monastery OR Jhakri Water Falls along with Droul Chorthen, Research Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom (Closed on Sunday), Flower Show. Afternoon transfer to Pelling (6100 Ft / 1860 Mts, 116 Kms/ 05 Hrs). Overnight at Hotel.

Day – 4 (PELLING)

After breakfast we drive to Yuksom (5840 Ft / 1780 Mts, 35 Kms / 02 Hrs) on way visit Darap Village, Rimbi Water fall & Hydro Project, Khecheopalri Lake (6000 Ft / 1829 Mts), it is one of the sacred Buddhist mountain lake and it is believed that whatever is wished in front of the lake comes true. Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird & Kanchanjunga waterfall. A further drive takes you to Yuksom (the meeting place of three monks) – the first capital of Sikkim. This was the place where the first Chogyal (a ruling dynasty in Sikkim) was crowned. Evening Back to Pelling and Overnight at Hotel.

Day – 5 (PELLING – DARJEELING)

Transfer to Darjeeling (7380 Ft / 2250 Mts, 125 Kms / 5 Hrs).Check in and Overnight at Hotel.

Day – 6 (DARJEELING)

Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (8364 Ft / 2550 Mts at around 4 AM) to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather). On way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop. After breakfast go for a half-day sight seeing of Japanese Temple, Peace pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (Closed on Sunday) & Tea Estate OR visit to Rock Garden & Ganga Maya Lake. Overnight at Hotel.

Day – 7 (DARJEELING – NJP RAILWAY / IXB AIRPORT)

Transfer to Bagdogra Airport, (100 Kms / 03 Hrs) for onwards connection