Majestic Mountains | North Sikkim | March - June 2019

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Majestic Mountains | North Sikkim | March - June 2019

Departure Date

01 Mar - 01 Jun

Duration

6N/ 7D

Views

1468

Maximum Seats

8

About the Tour

If there is a north star you follow or wish to follow, you would hope that it leads you to North Sikkim. The breathtaking view of the mountains, fragrance of exotic flowers, the silence of the sparkling lakes and the gurgling of Teesta river makes North Sikkim a destination that no nature lover can afford to miss. The Majestic Mountains tour takes you on an unforgettable tour to the magical mountains of Sikkim. Landscape changes rapidly on every curve as your road winds upwards and you realise you have arrived in a different world altogether. Experience the culture, embrace the chilly winds, feast on the sumptuous traditional meals and pay homage to the mountains as you tighten your thick jackets on this roller coaster mountainous tour. The only place you can go from here is down.

FIXED DEPARTURE TOUR PACKAGE COST

₹ 22,000 PER PAX (Group of 4-8)

*inclusive of GST
  • Accomodation and Transport(Chartered Vehicle) Included for the entire tour. If the group size is 7-8, two vehicles will be provided.

  • Complimentary Breakfast on all days. Other meals as specified in the itinerary.

  • Verified, clean accommodation. Two people per room

  • All parking fees, permit fees and 5% GST also included.

  • Gangtok Guided Walk

  • Dinner with the locals





Places Covered

  • Gangtok
  • Lachen
  • Gurudongmar Lake
  • Lachung
  • Zero Point
  • Tsangu Lake

TOUR ITINERARY AND POLICIES

Package Overview

Day 1

Bagdogra Airport/NJP Station - Gangtok

Arrive into Gangtok by late evening after your pick up from the airport/train station.
Driving time: approx. 4.5 hours depending on traffic.
Meal Plan: Dinner Included
Accommodation: Homestay/Hotel in Gangtok
Day 2

Gangtok - Lachen

Post breakfast, we depart for Lachen in North Sikkim. Lachen is a scenic mountain village located at an altitude of 8838 feet. It is the last permanent settlement en-route to Gurudongmar Lake.
Highlights:
  • Tashi View Point
  • Kabi
  • Mangan( District Headquater of North Sikkim and a good place for lunch stop-over.)
  • Seven Sisters Waterfall

Drive Time: approx. 5 hrs.
Accommodation:Lachen Hotel
Meal Plan:Breakfast in Gangtok. Dinner at Homestay
Meals not included: Lunch
“We recommend that you eat lunch at Mangan, enroute to Lachen. The driver will know a good eating joint”
Day 3

Lachen - Gurudongmar Lake - Lachung

A day excursion to Lake Gurudongmar and return onwards to the village of Lachung. Driving time Lachen to Gurudongmar 3 hours one way. The day starts early as Gurudongmar being located at close to 18,000 feet requires an early turn around to avoid getting caught in bad weather.
Note: Departure time from Lachen 4:30 am.
Return to Lachen for lunch by noon and proceed unto Lachung for night halt. Arrive at Lachung by late evening.
Drive Time: 3 hrs. one way to Gurudongmar Lake. 2.5 hrs. from Lachen to Lachung.
Accommodation: Lachung Homestay/Hotel
Meal Plan: Lunch at Lachen. Dinner at Lachung
Meals not included: Breakfast because you leave for Gurudongmar Lake at 4:30 AM.
Day 4

Lachung - Yumthang - Yumesamdong - Gangtok

After breakfast at 6 am, leave for Yumthang Valley, Yumesamdong (Zero Point) and return to Lachung for lunch. This day covers considerable ground exploring the famous Yumthang Valley situated at 12,000 feet in the Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary.
Return to Lachung for late lunch and then head for Gangtok. Drive Time: approx. 2.5 hrs. from Lachung to Yumthang. Yumesamdong 1 hr from Yumthang. Lachung - Gangtok: 5hrs
Accommodation: Homestay/Hotel in Gangtok
Meal Plan: All meals included.
Day 5

Gangtok Guided Walk & Local Sightseeing

Post breakfast, we take you around Gangtok to show some interesting places around the city.
  • Walk/ Drive as preferred up to the Palace Ridge Road via the Cottage Industries School where one can view traditional wood carving, carpet and textile weaving and even find items of interest to take away as souvenirs.
  • Moving onto the Flower Exhibit Centre renowned for its cymbidium orchids after this.
  • Visit Tsuklakhang Royal Chapel on the Palace Compound now home to over 70 younger monks preparing for their higher education in Nyingma Buddhist studies.The Tsuklakhang Trust which was created by Chogyal Wangchuk Namgyal, sponsors all of these boys, many of whom come from poor families, giving them not only a place to live and a traditional monastic education but even sends them for “Sheda” studies and on to other monasteries as monks and teachers upon their graduation.
  • Proceed for a Tour of the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology and Dro-Drul Chorten via the Gangtok Ropeway.
Towards the late afternoon, we will leave you at MG Marg (Gangtok) so you can do some shopping. For dinner you can try out one of the many restaurants at MG Marg.
Drive Time: approx. 3 hrs.
Accommodation: Homestay/Hotel in Gangtok
Meal Plan: Breakfast
Meals not included: Lunch & Dinner
Day 6

Gangtok - Tsomgo Lake

This is a full day activity starting from Gangtok in the morning and returning to the homestay by late afternoon.
Drive Time: approx. 3 hrs. one way
Highlights: Tsomgo Lake (a sacred high altitude lake, and most popular tourist site for its scenic splendour)
Accommodation: Homestay in Gangtok
Meal Plan: Breakfast and a special fun filled dinner will be organised for you where you will be meeting some local Gangtok people.
Meals not included: Lunch
Day 7

Drop at Bagdogra Airport/NJP Station

After breakfast at the homestay, depart for Bagdogra Airport.
Drive time: approx. 4.5 hrs. depending on traffic.
Meal Plan: Breakfast at the Homestay
  • Transport : Vehicle in good condition with a reliable and experienced driver

  • Meals as specified in the itineraries (Veg/Non Veg preferences to be specified while booking)

  • All parking fees and entry fees included.

  • Permit Fees included. GST @5% is not included in the cost.

  • You will receive a confirmation email/sms within 48 hours of booking inquiry

  • You will receive a payment link along with the confirmation mail. 50% advance payment needs to be made to book the tour package

  • You will receive a booking confirmation email/sms within 24 hours of successful payment

  • Full payment for the tour package needs to made 7 days prior to the scheduled start date

  • If cancellations are made 30 days or more prior to scheduled trip start date, you will get full refund minus Rs 500 service fee

  • If cancellations are made between 15 and 30 days prior to trip departure, 30% of total booking amount will be charged as cancellation fee

  • If cancellations are made between 14 and 7 days prior to trip departure, 50% of total booking amount will be charged as cancellation fee

  • If cancellations are made between 3 and 6 days prior to trip departure, 75% of total booking amount will be charged as cancellation fee

  • If cancellations are made less than 3 days prior to trip departure, 100% of total booking amount will be charged. No refund

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 21 business days

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