Mesmerizing Sikkim

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3rd Jun 2014

Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft/3750 m)

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Route to Pelling

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First view of Kanchenjunga

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Rimbi Waterfalls

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Khecheopalri sacred Lake

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Rabdentse Ruins

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Rabdentse Ruins

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On the way to Tsomgo Lake

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Baba Harbhajan Mandir( 13,200 ft/4000 m)

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Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft/3750 m)

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Way to Lachung

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Yumthang Valley (11,800 ft)

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confluence of the River Teesta and River Rangit

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Tea Gardens....on d way for Darjeeling

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Want some fresh snacks??

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City of Tea...Darjeeling

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View from Tiger Hill

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Ghoom Monastry

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Wall Paintings in Ghoom Monastry

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Wanna Ride

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Spices...

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Day 1: New Jalpaiguri Railway Station(NJP)/Bagdogra Airport(IXB) – Pelling 

Arrival at NJP/IXB  – Transfer to Pelling – Check in at the hotel – Spend the rest of the day at leisure –

Overnight stay at the hotel. 

Day 2: Pelling (Full day local sight seeing) 

Start the day with local sight seeing which includes Darap Valley, Rimbi waterfalls, Rock Garden, Kanchenjunga waterfalls and Khecheopalri sacred Lake.

Complete the day tour visiting Rabdentse Ruins, Pema Yangtse monastery and Helipad Ground . 

Day 3: Pelling – Gangtok (120 km/5.5 hrs drive) 

Proceed to Gangtok. Check in at the hotel in Gangtok and spend the rest of the day at leisure. 

Day 4: Gangtok – Lachung(116 km/6 hrs drive) 

Proceed to Lachung(8800 ft), a beautiful hamlet is North Sikkim after breakfast. Enroute

visit Singhik View Point and Seven Sisters Waterfalls. You can have lunch midway at

Namok and a short tea break at Chungthang. Check in at the hotel in Lachung.  Overnight stay. 

Day 5: Lachung – Yumthang Valley(24 km/1 hr drive) – Zero Point – Lachung –

Gangtok 

Early morning, drive to Yumthang Valley (11,800 ft) which means ‘The Valley of Flowers’.

You have every chance of getting bewitched by the breathtaking beauty of Yumthang.

One can see Yaks, Billy goats, Horses, varieties of Rhododendron trees in the valley.

Further proceed to Zero Point tour.  Post lunch, depart forGangtok.

On the way back, witness the serenity of Bheema and Twin Waterfalls. Check in

at the hotel in Gangtok. Overnight stay. 

Day 6: Gangtok ( Tsomgo Lake Excursion) 

Early morning, start for Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft/3750 m/3 hrs drive) and

Baba Harbhajan Mandir( 13,200 ft/4000 m). Tsomgo Lake is considered to be a sacred

lake by the locals. Return to Gangtok by evening and stay overnight. 

Day 7: Darjeeling – Gangtok (4 Hours Drive/110 KM) 

Proceed to Darjeeling. Enroute stop at Lopchu  for tea and also see Lovers

Meet View Point to see the breath taking confluence of the River Teesta and River Rangit.

Check in at the hotel. 

Day 8: Darjeeling(Full day local sight seeing) 

Start the day early morning(4 am) and drive to Tiger Hill(2590 m) to witness the

spectacular sunrise over Mt. Kanchenjunga, the world’s 3rd highest peak. On the way

back, visit the Ghoom Monastry and Batasia Loop.In the morning, visit

the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological

Park(closed on Thursday),Tenzing Rock, Chitrey Tea Garden(outer view),Japanese Temple

and Peace Pagoda. 

Day 9: Darjeeling – New Jalpaiguri Railway Station(NJP)/Bagdogra Airport(IXB)  –

Darjeeling  (88 km/3 hrs drive) via Mirik Lake and Pashupati Market (Nepal Border) 

Check out from the hotel and proceed to Mirik Lake and Pashupati Market. Depart from

there in time to reach IXB with for onward flight. 

Awesum place to stay....getting view of Kanchanjunga from your deck. Hill Station you will love to stay.

Photo of Pelling Sikkim, Pelling, Sikkim, India by Mandira Donde
Photo of Pelling Sikkim, Pelling, Sikkim, India by Mandira Donde
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Photo of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India by Mandira Donde
Photo of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India by Mandira Donde
Photo of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India by Mandira Donde
Photo of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India by Mandira Donde
Photo of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India by Mandira Donde
Photo of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India by Mandira Donde
Photo of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India by Mandira Donde
Photo of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India by Mandira Donde
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Photo of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India by Mandira Donde
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