is the smallest state in India but still it is a very beautiful
state in India. This state is a land of mountains, glaciers,
lakes, waterfalls and valleys. In the Sikkim intensive tour you
will visit Darjeeling, Pemayangtse, Yuksom, Lachung, Yumthang
flower valley and hot springs, Gangtok and Kalimpong.
Day 1: Delhi
Around midnight arrival in
New Delhi. The cosmopolitan city and capital Delhi is the main gateway for travellers. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative and transferred to the hotel.
2: Delhi - Bagdogra (by air) - Darjeeling (about 100 km)
In the morning drive to the airport for the flight to Bagdogra. Upon
arrival in Bagdogra we proceed through the forests and tea gardens to
Darjeeling. Darjeeling (place of the thunderbolt) has spectacular
scenery. Due to its altitude and soothing temperature in summers
Darjeeling has become a famous hill resort in
India. In the evening
drive to the hotel in Darjeeling.
In the early morning you will drive to the Tiger Hill and enjoy the
sunrise. Tiger hill (2590 m) is the highest point in this area. There
is a breathtaking view of the sunrise on the
Everest (8842 m) is also visible on a clear day. The moments of
sunrise from Tiger Hill are described by most of the visitors as
unforgettable. After having breakfast you can enjoy the toy train
ride in Darjeeling to the Ghoom monastery. In the afternoon after
having lunch you will visit the nearby surrounding areas in
4: Darjeeling - Pemayangtse (Pelling)
In the morning drive from Darjeeling to
Pemayangtse in Sikkim. We
enter through Naya Bazar Check point into the
Sikkim. From the Check
point the drive is only for the five hours to Pemayangtse. Sikkim is
the second smallest state in India. Sikkim, in the East Himalayas is
sandwiched between Nepal to its west and
Bhutan to its east. In the
evening arrive in Pemayangtse. Overnight stay in Pemayangtse.
5: Pemayangtse - Yuksom
In the morning after having breakfast drive to
Yuksom. The first king
of Sikkim was coronated in Yuksum. Enroute you will visit
Pemayangtshe Monastery and
Monastery. Tashiding monastery
belongs to Nyingmapa order and is nestled on the top of a hill that
looms up between the Rathong river and the Rangit river. In the
evening arrive at the hotel in Yuksum.
6: Yuksom - Gangtok
In the morning drive from Yuksum to
Gangtok. The capital of Sikkim "Gangtok"
lies on a ridge overlooking the Ranipool river. Gangtok ("High Hill")
lies at an altitude of 1760 m and is surrounded by the
range. In the evening arrive in Gangtok. Overnight stay at the Martam
Resort in Gangtok.
7: Gangtok - Lachung
Today you will drive from Gangtok to Lachung in the North Sikkim. In
the late afternoon arrive in Lachung.
8: Lachung - Yumthang - Lachung
In the morning you will drive to visit the beautiful Valley of
Flowers at Yumthang, about 24 kms from Lachung. The snow peak
mountains surround this beautiful Yumthang valley. Yumthang is also
well known for its hot springs. To reach here one has to walk a few
hundred yards from the road and cross the bridge on the river Lachung.
The area is very beautiful and the mountains surrounding the area
seems as if they are touching the heavens. After visiting the hot
springs at Yumthang you will drive back to the hotel in Lachung.
Day 9: Lachung - Gangtok
the morning after having breakfast we drive from Lachung to Gangtok.
On the way you will visit the Waterfalls, the Tree Gate and the
footmarks of Guru Rimpoche
at Chunthang. In the evening arrive in Gangtok.
Day 10: Gangtok
Today you will visit the
Rumtek monastery was built as a true copy of a Tibetan monastery in
recent years. Rumtek is the headquarter of Red hat sect of tibetan
lamaistic Buddhism. After visiting the Rumtek monastery you will
visit the unique Research Institute of
Tibetology on a hilltop. This institute was established in
the year 1958 to promote research on Tibet and
Here you will see the biggest collection of tibetan scripts and an
excellent collection of rare Tankhas, bronze and cult objects. After
having lunch you will visit
Enchey Monastery. This monastery is believed to be 200 years
old. The monks of this monastery belong to the Mahayana Buddhism.
After visiting the monastery you will visit the Bazaar in Gangtok.
11: Gangtok - Kalimpong
breakfast you will drive to Kalimpong. Kalimpong, a remote hill
station has been a meeting point of the once "three closed lands" on
the trade route to Tibet. The beautiful mountain scenery and the
abundance of flowers have made Kalimpong an attractive resort. In the
afternoon arrive in Kalimpong. After having lunch you will visit
Doorpin Monastery and Bazaar in Gangtok.
12: Kalimpong - Bagdogra (about 80 km) - Delhi (by air)
In the morning after having breakfast you will drive to
airport for the flight to New Delhi. In the evening arrive in Delhi.
The rest of the day at leisure.
13: Delhi (Departure)
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Accommodation in double rooms on twin sharing basis with bath and WC
on the departure day.
Services of qualified local guides (English speaking
or languages of your choice)
at every place of sightseeing.
Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo
All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an
air-conditioned Car with
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