Sikkim Snow Package
Duration : 4 Nights / 5 days
Package Code : SIKP008
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Gangtok is a bustling, friendly hill station, and the capital of the Himalayan state of Sikkim. The name Gangtok is derived from the Tibetan word for 'hillside,' and the city currently has a population of around 80,000 - a mixture of indigenous Sikkimese and people of Nepalese and Tibetan ancestry.Gangtok is a popular place with tourists heading for spending their holiday.. The city is a fascinating place to spend a few nights, the winding side alleys hide some unexpected gems, and the main street (MG Marg) is pedestrianized and a pleasant place to take a stroll.
Lachung is a beautiful little town located in the valley of same name, surrounded by tall snookered mountains. It's the most popular destination in North Sikkim, many more tourists visit here than Lachen. Most tourists stay in their hotels for 1 night and also eat there since there are not many restaurants or even shacks outside of hotels.It is the town of Sikkim which consists of various snow capped mountains, sparkling streams, peaks, breathtaking waterfalls and much more. It is the perfect destination which offers you pleasant holidays.
Lachen is a town in North Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. It is located at an elevation of 2,750 metres. The name Lachen means "big pass". Lachen is the sister village of Lachung in North Sikkim and is the base for tours to Gurudongmar lake and Chopta valley.you visit the Lachen Monastery. The Ngodub Choling monastery overlooking the village is one of the oldest monasteries of Sikkim being constructed in 1858. The monastery follows Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism. There is a large ground in front of the monastery which offers panoramic view of Lachen village and surrounding hills.
Day 01: Arrival at Njp railway station / Bagdogra Airport(IXB) and transfer to Gangtok
Arrive at the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP)/ Bagdogra Airport (IXB) where our representative will come to receive you. 4 hour drive to Gangtok where you will check in at the Hotel and spend the rest of the day at ease. Overnight stay at Gangtok Hotel.
Day 02:Gangtok to Lachen Transfer
After breakfast, Excursion to Lachen , On the way Visit Mangan,is the capital of the district of North Sikkim in the Indian state of Sikkim.Chungthang valley, it stands at the confluence of the rivers Lachen chu and Lachung chu. Chungthang valleyis considered to be a holy place which has been blessed by Guru Padmasambhava, the patron saint of Sikkim. There is a rock here which to this day bears the hand and footprints of Padmasambhava.There is a small patch of land here from which grows paddy every year. The nature defying miracle is believed to be the blessing of Guru Padmasambhava who sprinkled a handful of grain on the spot which has sprouted paddy ever since. Overnight stay at Lachen.
DAY 03:Lachen local sightseeing and transfer to Lachung
After breakfast, Visit Chopta valley is famous as the valley of flowers, the Chopta Valley is popular for its riot of colors during summer months.This valley is unexplored and untouched, as a very few tourists travel to this destination despite its popularity.Gurudongmar lake is a high altitude lake close to Tibet boarder in North Sikkim. It is the land of Yaks, blue ships and other high altitude animals of Sikkim and Tibet. It is believed that believed to posses the miraculous power of granting children to issueless couples.Thangu valley,due to its high altitude located of around 3962 m, it is covered in the blanket of snow almost all the time. The valley comprises alpine meadows that are flanked by shimmering water of River Teesta and wooden houses, offering a picturesque sight to witness. and transfer to Lachung , Overnight stay at Lachung.
DAY 04:Lachung local sightseeing and transfer to Gangtok
After breakfast , Visit Seven sister waterfall ,is a serene waterfall has a small footbridge crosses over the stream to give the visitor a better view and photographic break. A further climb up the steps leads to another kadeloscopic view of the waterfalls. Bhimnala waterfall nicknamed as the Amitabh Bachhan Falls because of its height. It is one of the tallest waterfalls in Sikkim.Yumthang valley,known as Valley of Flowers sanctuary, is a nature sanctuary with river, hot springs, yaks and grazing pasture on rolling meadows surrounded by the Himalayan mountains.Zero point,which is situated at an altitude of 15,300 ft which is above the sea level, Yumesamdong or Zero point(optional) and it is nature personified at an altitude which is further up and about 23kms from Yumthang. Transfer to Gangtok , Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 05:Gangtok to Njp Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport Drop
After breakfast check out of your hotel and drive to Siliguri for either Njp Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport Drop.Your Tour Ends Here.
Its Itinerary includes visit to Gangtok,Lachen and Lachung. Gangtok is the capital of the mountainous northern Indian state of Sikkim. Established as a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the 1840s.Lachen is a town in North Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. It is located at an elevation of 2,750 meters. The name Lachen means "big pass". The town is being promoted as a tourist destination by the Sikkimese government. Lachung is a mountain village close to the Tibetan border, in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim. It's divided by the Lachung River. The village is home to the 19th-century Buddhist Lachung Monastery, surrounded by apple orchards.
|Peak Season:||Apr - Jun,Sept - Jan|
|Off Season||Jul, Aug,Feb, Mar|
Gangtok - 2 Night
Lachung - 1 Night
Lachen 1 Night
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No Local Sightseeing
Seven sister waterfall , Bhimnala waterfall , Yumthang valley ,Zero point (Optional),on way visit to Mangan , Chungthang valley
Chopta valley , Gurudomgar lake , Thangu valley
Pre-planned itineraries with fixed transport (departure / return), stay & sightseeing, with changes allowed as per requirement.
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