1: New 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: New Delhi - Bagdogra (by air) - Gangtok
In the morning we drive to the airport for the flight to Bagdogra. After the arrival in Bagdogra we proceed through the coniferous forests and terraced tea gardens to Gangtok which is the capital city of
Sikkim. The capital of Sikkim 'Gangtok' lies on a ridge overlooking the Ranipool river. Gangtok ("High Hill") lies at an altitude of 1760 m. Gangtok is surrounded by the mountains, especially from
Kanchenjunga range. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel in Gangtok. In the evening we visit
Orchid Sanctuary which is laying south of the institute. This sanctuary contains over 450 indigenous species. Sikkim is considered paradise for orchid lovers.
Today we drive to the
monastery. This monastery is believed to be 200 years old. The monks of this monastery belong to the
Mahayana Buddhism. After visiting the monastery we visit the institute of cottage industries. It is the main attraction as a wide range of local handicrafts in Lepcha style are produced here. In the evening we visit the unique
Research Institute of Tibetology on a hilltop which was established in 1958 to promote research on Tibet and Mahayana Buddhism. Here we will see the biggest collection of tibetan scripts and an excellent collection of rare Tankhas, bronze and cult objects.
4: Gangtok - Yuksom (about 133 Km)
In the morning we visit the
monastery. 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. Later drive to Yuksom. Enroute we come across some tea estates and coniferous forests. In the evening arrive in
5: Yuksom - Tshoka
Today we begin our trekking tour from Yuksom to
Tshoka. Yuksom is also the trekking base of Sikkim. Yuksom was the first capital of Sikkim and it was here that the first Chogyal was consecrated by the three holy Lamas. The place where the ceremony take place in the year 1642 can still be seen there. On the way you will come across the sky embracing trees and meadows and meandering past huts. After a six to seven hours long trekking we reach Tshoka and have an overnight stay there only. Tshoka is a small village which consist of various small houses and a monastery.
The day is free to have rest and explore the surroundings in Tshoka.
7: Tshoka - Dzongri
begin our trek to
Dzongri. From Tshoka the trekking to Dzongri will be for about four to five hours. By the afternoon you will be able to reach Dzongri. From the Dzongri Pass the view of the mountain ranges is heavenly. In the front you will be able to view the Kabur Dome and piercing the sky is the
Mount Pandim. In the north you will be able to view Mount Kanchenjunga and the other mountain peaks. Overnight stay in Dzongri.
The day is free to have rest and explore the surroundings in Dzongri.
9: Dzongri - Tshoka
Today in the morning we begin our trekking from Dzongri back to Tshoka. Overnight stay at Tshoka.
10: Tshoka - Yuksom
Today we return back to our trekking base camp at
After a six to seven hours long trekking we reach Yuksom and have an
overnight stay there only.
11: Yuksom - Bagdogra - New Delhi
In the morning after having breakfast we drive to
Bagdogra for the flight to New Delhi. In the evening arrive in New Delhi. Rooms are available to get refresh before departing for the airport. The rest of the day at leisure.
12: New Delhi
Around midnight flight to home destination.
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Accommodation in double rooms on twin sharing basis with bath and WC
Rooms on the departure day.
Stay in Tent during trekking (All the meals included).
Services of qualified local guides (English speaking or languages of
at every place
All Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo
Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an air-conditioned
of Personal Expenses such as Tips, Laundry, Telephone Bills and
Camera Fees (Still or Movie).
Any Flight Charges.
Unspecified Meals etc.
We always look forward for any changes in the itinerary as wished
by you for your individual trip.