Sikkim Gold Package
Duration : 5 Nights / 6 days
Package Code : SIKP011
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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.
Pelling is a small hill town of western Sikkim perched at an altitude of 6,800ft with magnificent views of Kanchenjunga peaks.The major attractions that can be visited include Sangachoeling Monastery, Khecheopalri Lake, Kanchenjunga Falls, Singshore Bridge, Pemayangtse Gompa, etc. Pelling is a budding tourist destination and a major holiday retreat for tourists and nature lovers.Pelling is a major location for trekkers and mountaineers who prefer to set their base here before moving on to the high altitude trek routes into the snow capped Himalayas. Pelling with several Buddhist monasteries has heavily influenced by Tibetan Buddhism.
Located about 78 km away from the city of Gangtok, Sikkim. Famous for being home to the World’s largest statue of Padmasambhava, the patron saint of Sikkim, the city is also known for its Buddhist Monasteries and Beautiful Mountainous terrain.Namchi, which means ‘top of the sky’, is a picturesque spot, blessed with the bounties of nature. This small town is extremely scenic and serves as an ultimate place to find solace.Apart from Beautiful monasteries, this nascent town will also offer you with engaging things to do. Adorned with exotic flora and fauna, Namchi will be no less than a treat for nature lovers and bird watchers.
Day 01: Arrival at Pakyong Airport and transfer to Pelling via Namchi
Arrive at the Pakyong Airport where our representative will come to receive you.After refreshment drive to Pelling via Namchi which is about 132kms.On way visit Namchi Helipad , Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir & Pilgrimage Center dedicated to praise Shirdi Sai,the gold accents temple is surrounded by a beautiful garden from where one could get a panoramic view of Mt. Khangchendzonga.Char Dham ,is huge pilgrimage cum cultural complex developed by the Sikkim Government to promote Religious. Samdruptse hill,the 'wish fulfilling hill' is just 5 km away from Namchi.This epic hill is ornamented with a giant statue of the Guru Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche); the patron saint of Sikkim who has been showering its blessings since more than 1,200 years. Namchi Rock Garden,situated in a remote mountain locale reached by car or aerial tram. Overnight stay at Pelling.
DAY 02:Pelling Local Sightseeing
Early breakfast drive to Pelling.Visit Darap valley offers peaceful environment is offbeat travel destination of Sikkim.Rimbi Waterfalls is a scenic waterfall near Darap Village, it is one of the famous waterfalls and among the best places of sightseeing in Pelling. Sewaro Rock Garden is counted amongst the popular picnic spots in Pelling. Offering stunning views of surroundings, it's a delight for nature photographer. Khechopalri wishing Lake,sacred for both Buddhists and Hindus, and is believed to be a wish fulfilling lake. The local name for the lake is Sho Dzo Sho, which means "Oh Lady, Sit Here".Pemayangtse Monastery is a Buddhist monastery, near Pelling Rabdentse Ruins,remains of Rabdentse was the second capital of the former Kingdom of Sikkim from 1670 to 1814. Kanchenjunga Water fall, is a perennial waterfall that originates high up in the glaciers of Mount Kanchenjunga.Overnight Stay at Pelling.
Day 03:Transfer from Pelling to Gangtok
After breakfast ,excursion to Gangtok,The Capital of Sikkim.Evening free for local Exploration.Overnight stay in Gangtok.
Day 04:Gangtok Local Sightseeing
After Breakfast 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 05: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 06:Gangtok to Pakyong Airport
After breakfast ,Start late and check out of hotel and reach Pakyong Airport for your return journey.You 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 - 3 Nights
Pelling - 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).
Pemayangtse Monastery , Ruins of Rabdentse Palace , Darap Village , Rimbi River, Waterfall, Rock Garden , Khecheopalri Lake
Samdruptse, Chardham,Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir & Pilgrimage Center.
Pre-planned itineraries with fixed transport (departure/return), stay & sightseeing, with changes allowed as per requirement.
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