Beauty of Northeast #northeastitenary

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23rd May 2018
Day 1

Arrived at Darjeeling by evening

Arriving at Darjeeling just about when the sun was setting and standing at the hotel terrace to this beautiful view was a fantastic start to the trip.

Photo of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India by Niyati Shah
Day 2

Roaming around in Darjeeling

Standing at the edge and looking at the misty mountains and the tea plantations and having a cup of local tea is by far the best thing to do here.

Photo of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India by Niyati Shah

Visiting batasia loop-a lot of Bollywood movies have been shot at this garden and it has infinite species of flowers all vibrant and beautiful.

Photo of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India by Niyati Shah

Nathmulls is a famous local tea brand in the area and they serve and sell best teas around in the area.

Photo of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India by Niyati Shah

The way from Japanese temple to peace pagoda is surrounded by tall trees giving this mystic views all around. It's a walk you will never forget for the entire life.

Photo of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India by Niyati Shah
Day 3

Darjeeling to pelling

The beauty of the river flowing in the backdrop of the majestic mountains is a treat to eyes.

Photo of Pelling, Sikkim, India by Niyati Shah

Pelling is a small town in South Sikkim at an altitude of around 6000ft. It is surrounded by some of the most scenic waterfalls and a few religious sites.

Photo of Pelling, Sikkim, India by Niyati Shah

Sikkim is full of unexpected waterfalls all throughout the journey. One such was the rimbi falls just by the roadside.

Photo of Pelling, Sikkim, India by Niyati Shah

The lake is a holy site and is very sacred to the people there. You ll see the place surrounded by prayer flags all around.

Photo of Pelling, Sikkim, India by Niyati Shah
Day 4

Pelling to Gangtok

Tathagata Tsal, also known as Buddha park locally is located in Ravangala. A majestic statue of buddha is located amidst the beautiful mountains and a stunning landscape.

Photo of Tathagata Tsal (Buddha Park), Ravangla, Ralong Road, Ravangla, Sikkim, India by Niyati Shah

The Buddha statue at Tathagata Tsal.

Photo of Tathagata Tsal (Buddha Park), Ravangla, Ralong Road, Ravangla, Sikkim, India by Niyati Shah

You can spot the monks living there and also there's a contrast in the traditions and modernity very evidently seen here.

Photo of Tathagata Tsal (Buddha Park), Ravangla, Ralong Road, Ravangla, Sikkim, India by Niyati Shah
Day 5

Gangtok to lachung

The cable car in Gangtok gives amazing views of the city.

Photo of Beauty of Northeast #northeastitenary by Niyati Shah

The beautiful city of Gangtok from the cable car

Photo of Beauty of Northeast #northeastitenary by Niyati Shah

Seven sisters waterfall lies in the way from Gangtok to lachung.

Photo of Beauty of Northeast #northeastitenary by Niyati Shah
Day 6

Lachung

On the way to Zero point through Yumthang valley

Photo of Lachung, Sikkim, India by Niyati Shah

Yumthang valley is also known as valley of flowers as the entire valleys fills with colourful beautiful flowers during the spring season.

Photo of Lachung, Sikkim, India by Niyati Shah
Photo of Lachung, Sikkim, India by Niyati Shah
Photo of Lachung, Sikkim, India by Niyati Shah
Photo of Lachung, Sikkim, India by Niyati Shah
Day 7

Gangtok

The flower museum of Gangtok exhibits the native species of flowers and they are none like you've seen before.

Photo of Gangtok, Sikkim, India by Niyati Shah

View of Gangtok city.

Photo of Gangtok, Sikkim, India by Niyati Shah

The famous local market of Gangtok

Photo of Gangtok, Sikkim, India by Niyati Shah

Flowers at the flower museum

Photo of Gangtok, Sikkim, India by Niyati Shah
Day 8

Visiting Tsomgo lake near Gangtok

The lake is a perfect setting in between the snow clad mountains to pause for a while and absorb the beauty around

Photo of Gangtok, Sikkim, India by Niyati Shah
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