Sikkim Special: Gangtok, Lachen & Lachung-5N\6D

6 Days

Gangtok, Lachen, and Lachung serve as jewels in the crown of Sikkim, offering travelers a mesmerizing blend of natural beauty, spiritual solace, and cultural vibrancy. Gangtok, the state’s bustling capital, is a tapestry of colorful markets, serene monasteries, and panoramic views of the Eastern Himalayas. A journey northwards leads to Lachen, a quaint village that acts as the gateway to the mystical Gurudongmar Lake, revered for its high-altitude serenity and crystal-clear waters. Further along the same trajectory, Lachung awaits, a picturesque hamlet famed for its apple orchards, peaches, and apricots, and the spectacular Yumthang Valley, often termed the ‘Valley of Flowers’. Together, these destinations offer an unparalleled adventure for travelers seeking the tranquility of Buddhist monasteries, the thrill of mountain landscapes, and the warmth of Sikkimese hospitality.

Tour Overview

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the heart of Sikkim, where the vibrant town of Gangtok offers a blend of culture, monasteries, and unparalleled views of the Himalayas. Venture north to the serene landscapes of Lachen, a doorway to the sacred Gurudongmar Lake, surrounded by alpine pastures and snow-capped peaks. Further into the mystic mountains, Lachung awaits with its picturesque vistas, blooming rhododendrons, and the enchanting Yumthang Valley, often referred to as the Valley of Flowers. This route not only captivates with its natural beauty but also offers a glimpse into the rich culture and warmth of the local communities, making it a truly unforgettable experience for any traveler.

 

Hotels to be Used ( 3 star )
Gangtok – Gangtok Drift / Crown Inn / similar
Lachen – Royal Avalanche / similar
Lachung – Mystic Valley / similar

Tour Highlights

  • Naga Waterfall
  • The Confluence of Lachen Chu (River) & Lachung Chu (River) at Chungthang and Bhim Nala Waterfall
  • Gurudongmar Lake
  • Yumthang Valley(12,000 ft. Known as Valley of Flowers)
  • Khangchendzonga from Singhik view point
  • Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) & Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.)

Itinerary

Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport & transfer to Gangtok (5,500 ft.). On arrival Check-in to hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

After breakfast check out from the hotel with limited luggage and proceed to Lachen (8,500 ft.), North Sikkim. On the way, take a break for some beautiful spots which are worth seeing and visiting like Naga Waterfall, The Confluence of Lachen Chu (River) & Lachung Chu (River) at Chungthang and Bhim Nala Waterfall. On arrival at Lachen check into your hotel. Dinner & Overnight stay at Lachen.

Early Morning drive to Gurudongmar Lake (17,100 ft.). Back to the hotel. After lunch & drive to Lachung (8,700 ft.). Arrive by evening. Dinner & Overnight stay at Lachung.

Early Morning drive to Yumthang Valley (12,000 ft. Known as Valley of Flowers). On the way back, visit Hot Spring considered to have medicinal properties. Back to the resort for lunch and transfer to Gangtok (5,500 ft.). On the way if the weather is clear you may get to see Mighty Khangchendzonga from Singhik view point. On arrival at Gangtok check-in to your hotel. Rest of the evening is free for your own activities. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

After breakfast, start for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) & Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms one way from Gangtok city. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

After breakfast Check-out from the hotel and take the departure transfer to NJP Railway Station / IXB airport for your onward journey.

INCLUSIONS/EXCLUSIONS

INCLUSIONS

  • · Accommodation on twin Sharing Basis.
  • · Meal Plan as per choice
  • · Exclusive Non-a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing. Please brief to guests that the vehicle will not be at disposal, it will be available to guests as per itinerary only (point to point basis).
  • · All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
  • · Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

EXCLUSIONS

  • Air Fare / Train fare.
  • · Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, joy ride (Toy Train), porterage.
  • · Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicles, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • · Entrance Fees & Guide charges.
  • · Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
  • · Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • · Room Heater Charges.
  • · Insurance.
  • · Anything which is not included in the inclusion.

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Sikkim Special: Gangtok, Lachen & Lachung-5N\6D
From ₹28500
/ Adult