Sikkim Weekend Package
Duration : 2 Nights / 3 days
Package Code : SIKP009
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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.
Day 01: Arrival at Pakyong Airport and transfer to Gangtok and Gangtok Local Sightseeing
Arrive at the Pakyong Airport where our representative will come to receive you.45 min drive to Gangtok where you will check in at the Hotel,after refreshment start for Gangtok Local sightseeing.Visit Ban Jhakri Waterfall Nehru Botanical Garden. There is a concrete pathway to take a stroll through the garden with many subtropical trees & plantations. Shanti View Point,spend a few minutes to watch the great views of Gangtok township at the opposite mountain. Enchey Monastery: An old renowned monastery founded in 1800s. Ganesh Tok Cable ride (Ropeway): Great 1km cable car ride across three stations from Deorali to Tashiling , Institute of Tibetology: Renowned institute on Tibetan Language & culture. Tashi View Point: Excellent sunrise and Kanchenjunga viewing area .Overnight stay at Gangtok.
DAY 02:Excursion to Tsomgo Lake , Baba Mandir,Nathula pass(optional)
Excursion to Tsomgo Lake ,Baba Mandir,located between Nathula and Jelepla pass at an altitude of 13,123 ft and about 52kms from Gangtok.Dedicated to Harbhajan Singh was a Sentry of Punjab Regiment and was posted here as part of border patrol force. In October 1968 he disappeared while on scout duty.After a few days he reappeared in the dreams of one of his sentry colleagues and asked him to make a memorial here on his name.While Harbhajan Singh is dead since long, his live memories have resulted in several actions from the army which is rarely seen. Out of sheer belief that he his spirit is still around, he has been promoted to the rank of honorary Captain.Nathula pass(optional), is a mountain pass in the Himalayas in East Sikkim district. It connects the Indian state of Sikkim with China's Tibet Autonomous Region.Nathula pass is more remembered for battle of Nathula as shown in movie JP Dutta's Paltan.
Day 03:Gangtok to Pakyong Airport
After breakfast ,Start late and check out of hotel and reach Pakyong Airport for your return journey.Your weekend trip end here.
Gangtok, Tsomgo Lake,Nathula Pass,Baba Mandir are top four tourist attraction of Sikkim.This itinerary combines best of Gangtok and Short excursions near Gangtok that are more mainstream and renowned destinations of Near Gangtok. It offers most stunning close range views and very rustic remote Himalaya experience. Gangtok is premium destination for a short weeekend tour to a exotic hill station.
|Peak Season:||Apr - Jun,Sept - Jan|
|Off Season||Jul, Aug,Feb, Mar|
Gangtok - 2 Nights
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Ban Jhakri Waterfall, Nehru Botanical Garden, Shanti View Point, Rumtek Monastery, Enchey Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Cable ride, Institute of Tibetology, Tashi View Point,Chang lake , Baba Mandir, Nathula pass(Optional).
Pre-planned itineraries with fixed transport (departure/return), stay & sightseeing, with changes allowed as per requirement.
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