- Unfolding New Horizons -
Days / 5 Nights
Places Covered : Gangtok, North Sikkim and
The Trail Beaters
hereby introduce this wonderful package to Sikkim,
the 22nd state within the Indian union.
Sandwiched between the kingdoms of Nepal in the west
and Bhutan in the east, Sikkim borders with the
plateau of Tibet in the north and shares its southern
border with the state of West Bengal, Gangtok being
its capital town. Gangtok is situated at 5000 ft.
above the sea level and is connected with Siliguri,
the nearest Air/ Rail head. Sikkim remained a
protectorate of India with a monarchy government in
power till it became an integral part of India in the
With a small population of around 5 lacs, Sikkim still
represents the fairytale picture of the Himalayan
region like towering mountains all-round, deep gorges
and ravines, dense forests and the skyline studded
with conifer trees of different varieties, massive
water falls and rivers, snow capped peaks and
glaciers, frozen lakes, lush meadows and vast
stretches of flowering jungles and bushes. The
unspoiled natural beauty of the region leaves one
completely stunned. Buddhism, the faith of the
majority in this area blends perfectly with nature,
peace and tranquility.
The package has specially been designed keeping in
mind the exploratory intellect of travelers and covers
the following places of interest:
Rumtek Monastery - The seat of his holiness the
Do Drul Chorten - A monastery built in the form
of a stupa.
Research Institute of Tibetology - A research
facility for the students of Buddhism.
Hanuman Tok - A temple dedicated to the Hindu
God Hanuman at an altitude of 7200 ft.
The Ridge -
A small stretch of plain, lined with plants and trees.
Nam Nang View Point - Offers an astounding view
of Gangtok Town.
Flower Show - A place to see rare Sikkim
orchids and other flora.
Market - Market place in the heart of the town.
Lal Bazar - Another market place just below the
main market known for local artifices.
Nathula Pass -
At 15,000 ft., 20 km. ahead of Chango Lake, right
on the Chinese border, Nathula remained the major pass
until Sino-India war in 1962 connecting Tibet and
Chango (Tsongo) Lake - At an altitude of 12,500
ft., 35 km. from Gangtok, this wonderful lake is
sacred to Sikkimese, also known for the scenic beauty.
(Valley of Flowers) - This 1 night 2 days Mountain
Safari in hard top jeeps, along the 150 km. rugged
hilly terrain is a once in a lifetime experience....
Day 01 : Gangtok
Arrival Gangtok from Bagdogra/New Jalpaiguri
Day 02 : Gangtok
Full day sight seeing at Gangtok Visit all major
places of tourist interest around Gangtok like
important Buddhist monasteries, Hindu temples,
establishments devoted to local art, culture and
architecture, specialized botanical collections and
shopping areas selling local handicraft and artifices,
within a distance of 100 kms. around Gangtok.
Day 03 : Nathula Pass / Chango Lake
Excursion to Nathula Pass and Chango Lake, visit to
the 15000 ft. Nathula pass, right on the Chinese
border where you can even shake hands with the Chinese
guards on the other side of the fence, visit to the
legendary shrine of Baba Harbhajan Singh and Chango
Lake while returning, all surrounded by snow clad
mountains, is once in a lifetime experience.
Day 04 - 05: Yumthang Valley - Mountain Safari
Two days' Mountain Safari to Yumthang Valley, this 1
night 2 days Mountain Safari in hard top jeeps, along
the 150 km. rugged hilly terrain is a once in a
lifetime experience. The route is a gradual climb from
5,000 to 13,000 ft. and every kilometer of it unravels
a new dimension to your knowledge bank. Sometimes a
massive waterfall and somewhere a dense forest, next
may be the lush paddy fields filled with water
harnessed from nearby streams and then suddenly a tiny
Himalayan village or a small township with red cheek
children playing around or people waiting for the
local transport at the road heads. As you proceed, in
the month of March/April, you may be left dumbfounded
after encountering a kilometer long Rhododendron
concentration in various hues as if the whole jungle
is on fire. During winters, the flowering beds and the
slopes are covered with a blanket of 4 - 5 ft. thick
snow, rendering the entire terrain a vast spread of
white. The journey is dotted with herds of Yaks, an
important part of the local economy.
Day 05 : Yumthang / Gangtok
Return to Gangtok from Yumthang
Day 06 : Bagdogra
Departure for Bagdogra/ New Jalpaiguri
(Bagdogra - Gangtok - Bagdogra)
130 kms. one way, by exclusive jeeps (max. 8 persons
+ 1 driver).
2. Hotel Accommodation
4 nights at Gangtok on bed & breakfast & twin
1 night at Lachung on full board & twin sharing
3. One full day sight seeing at Gangtok
Within a distance of 100 kms. around Gangtok by
Maruti Vans (max. 4 persons + 1 driver).
4. One full day excursion to Chango Lake and
The total distance of about 120 kms. to be covered
by Hard Top Mahindra Jeeps (max. 8 persons + 1
5. Mountain Safari to Yumthang (1 Night 2 Days)
The total distance of about 300 kms. to and from
Gangtok to be covered by hard top Mahindra Jeep
(max. 8 persons + 1 driver).
6. Permits from Defense/ Tourism
Entry fee wherever applicable and permits to visit
sensitive border areas.
7. Escorts and Guides
Tour Escort from Delhi to Delhi with groups of
minimum 15 pax and full time Guide in Sikkim.
8. All applicable taxes
Like Environment Tax, Luxury Tax, Sales Tax etc.
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