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The Ancient Silk route was the connector between the Asian and European cultures. The beautiful Sikkim in Northern India was a part of this route. Still now if you visit this place, you will find many architectures that were inspired by other cultures. There are many monasteries and shrines in the gorgeous North Sikkim and Gangtok. However, tourists and travelers from all over the world also visit this location for its scenic beauty. The land is surrounded by the lofty Himalayas and many hills. These hills are covered with alpine forests that are home to several birds and beasts. Moreover, there are several serene lakes and streams which originate from the Himalayas. So, if you wish to witness all this and many more places then book this glorious North Sikkim and Gangtok tour package. 

What are the places you will visit with this North Sikkim and Gangtok tour package?

  • North Sikkim: Yumthang Valley, Gurudongmar Lake, Zemu Glacier, Siniolchu, Kirat Chuli, Pauhunri, Simvo, Amitabh Bachhan Waterfall, Dongkha La and more.
  • Gangtok: Nathula, Khecheopalri Lake, Ban Jhakri Falls Park, Saramsa Garden, Bakthang Waterfall, Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary, Flower Show Centre, and more.

This North Sikkim and Gangtok tour package consists of all the prime locations. We have also tied up with some of the best hotels in Gangtok and North Sikkim to make your stay comfortable. However, if you wish to stay at a certain hotel or wish to visit certain place, please let us know.

Himalayan Destination provides some of the best Sikkim tour packages in Hooghly. We are located in Uttarpara, Hooghly, and are among the top travel agencies in Hooghly and Kolkata. However, if you wish to learn more about our holiday tour packages then call us on (+91) 7980464525.

 

08 NIGHTS & 09 DAYS SILK ROUTE WITH GLORIOUS NORTH SIKKIM & GANGTOK TRIP ITINERARY

Itineraries

Day 1

NJP / BAGDOGRA to ARITAR / MANGKHIM

After pick from NJP / Bagdogra, start your wonderful vacation to Old Silk Rout starting from Aritar / Mangkhim. Reach Aritar / Mangkhim and check into the Homestay. After lunch take a Nature walk around Mangkhim and explore the village. Visit Umbrella View Point, Mangkhim Top & Rai Temple by own. Dinner & Overnight stay at Aritar / Mangkhim.

Day 2

ARITAR / MANGKHIM to ROLEP

Early morning enjoy the sunrise from Mt Kanchenjunga. After leisure breakfast proceed towards one of the most virgin place of Silk Route Rolep. Cover on the way sightseeing Aritar Lake & Aritar Monastery. Take a halt at Rongli Market. Later proceed towards Rolep with sightseeing Buddha Falls. Checkin to the homestay. Post lunch explore Old Hanging Bridge with river side. Dinner & Overnight stay at Rolep.

Day 3

ROLEP to GNATHANG

After breakfast leave Rolep towards Gnathang. First we arrange permit Rongli and explore the small market. Post issuing the permit cover sightseeing Kui-Khola Waterfalls, Zuluk, Zig-Zag Road View Point, Thambi View Point, Lungthung and then reach Gnathang Valley. Checkin to the homestay and post lunch visit Monastery & Krishna Temple. Dinner & Overnight stay at Gnathang.

Day 4

GNATHANG to GANGTOK

After breakfast leave Gnathang towards Gangtok. Cover on the way sightseeing Tukla Velley, Old Baba Mondir, Kupup Lake, Kupup Village, New Baba Mondir, Menmecho Lake View Point & Tsomogo Lake. Reach Gangtok in the late afternoon, checkin to the hotel. Rest in the evening. Dinner & Overnight stay at Gangtok. Please Note: Nathula permit is not available from this side. If someone arrange the permit personally, then it can be possible directly discussion with the driver.

Day 5

GANGTOK to LACHEN

Morning after delightful breakfast pick up from hotel and Proceed to Lachen. it is about 7 hours drive from Gangtok. On the way stop for sightseeing at Seven sister waterfalls. Lunch will be served at Mangshila or on the way any other place. Post lunch proceed toward Naga Waterfalls, the confluence of Lachen Chu and Lachung Chu at Chungthang. You are likely to reach Lachen at late afternoon / in the evening. The Lachen Monastery located on a top of the village commands a panoramic view of the surrounding hills and countryside at an altitude of 9,800 ft. Explore the hamlet by own in the evening. Night halt at Lachen surrounded by fir – clad mountain peaks. Overnight stay at Lachen hotel.

Day 6

LACHEN to GURUDONGMAR LAKE to LACHEN to LACHUNG

Early morning around 3:30 AM proceed towards Gurudongmar Lake (17,100ft.). Breakfast will be served on the way in cool weather with worm hospitality. Visit Gurudongmar lake via Thangu situated at an altitude of 14,000 ft. is about three hours drive from Lachen. Thangu Valley is a broad valley at the junction of Thangu Chu, Chopta Chu and Lassur Chu. It is a small Village where the visitors usually acclimatize before further proceed towards Guru- Dongmar Lake and Chopta Valley (13,200 ft.). Post enjoying the breathtaking beauty of one of the world highest lake in the Himalayan range. Come back to Lachen for lunch. After lunch proceed towards Lachung. On the way see the beautiful Twin Waterfalls, Bhim Nala Waterfalls & Amitabh Falls. You are likely to reach Lachung at afternoon and check in to hotel. Explore the hidden pleasure of Sikkim by own. Overnight stay at Lachung hotel. Please Note: Sightseeing of Chopta Valley & Kala Patthar can also be arranges subject to availability of permits / road and weather conditions with direct payment basis.

Day 7

LACHUNG to YUMTHANG VALLEY to LACHUNG to GANGTOK

Early morning around 5:00 AM proceed towards Yumthang Valley (11,800ft.). Breakfast will be served on the way in cool weather with worm hospitality. On the way you may visit the famous hot spring. Come back to Lachung. After lunch pack off your luggage then drive back to Gangtok. Evening you can enjoy in the MG Marg & Lal Market and complete your last day shopping by own. Overnight stay at Gangtok hotel. Please Note: Sightseeing of Yumisamdong (0 Point) / Snow Point & Katao can also be arranges subject to availability of permits / road and weather conditions with direct payment basis.

Day 8

GANGTOK HALF DAY LOCAL SIGHTSEEING

After leisure weak up & breakfast proceed towards Gangtok full day sightseeing Banjhakri Waterfalls, Gunjan Monastery, Flower Show, Institute of Tibetology, Ganesh Tok, Tashi View Point, Ropeway etc. Back to hotel. Post lunch visit famous MG Marg & Lal Market and complete last day shopping by own. Overnight stay at Gangtok hotel.

Day 9

GANGTOK to NJP / BAGDOGRA

After leisure arrived in the morning enjoy the beauty. After breakfast leave Gangtok and proceed towards NJP railway station or Bagdogra Airport or Siliguri Bus Stand Drop for your further journey.
  • Pick up & drop location is NJP Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport by Individual Cab

  • 8 Nights Accommodation in double or triple or quad shearing basis.

  • Transfers & sightseeing by 1 Non AC cab as per the itinerary

  • Taxes& Expenditures Included: Parking, Toll Tax, Luxury Tax, Green Tax Fuel Exp. and Driver Exp.

  • 8 Breakfast, 8 Lunch, 3 Evening Snacks & 8 Dinner

  • Air Fare / Train Fare / Travelling or Accidental Insurance or Claim or settlement.

  • Monument Entrance Fee / Camera Fees.

  • Any Adventure Activity River Rafting, Yak ride, Boating, Paragliding Etc.

  • Any Personal Expenses – Laundry, Shopping, Tip, Extra Meals, Hard or Soft Drinks Etc.

  • Nathula, Chopta Valley, Kala Patthar, Yumesomdong / Zero Point & Katao sightseeing & permit.

  • Wild Life Sanctuary Fees.

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Zuluk & Gnthang Valley, Lachen, Lachung & Gurudongmar is situated in high altitude area and the air has rarefied oxygen levels so you need to acclimatize yourself at lower altitude areas & gradually increase your night stay. Avoid long stretches of travel that involve drastic shifts in the oxygen levels in air. Avoid too much physical activity for long time & specially for your children and senior Citizen. You also need to travel in a sturdy vehicle like a Jeep as the roads are mostly rocky and full of sharp turns. It’s better to hire a good driver and vehicle from a reputed Tour & Travel agency for exploring Silk Route & North Sikkim properly.

Transferring to gangtok via Tsomogo Lake is fully depends on weather conditions and permit availability. Drive in this road may get risky with snow. So please follow the driver's / expert's decision.

No foreigners are allowed to the Restricted areas at Silk Route, Yumesomdong / Zero Pint, Mt. Katao, Lachen & Gurudongmar Lake. But they can enjoy only at Lachung and Yumthang Valley.

It can be fully customized as per customer's choice. Customer can choose any date as per there availability. As we have our own hotel in Gangtok, so sharing package for North Sikkim can run through out the year only.

Yes, you can. The mention costing is calculated based on mentioned persons. If no of persons have changed then costing will be automatically revised.

No there is no hotel in Silk Route. Night stay arrangement at Homestay only. But in Lachen & Lachung there are hotel options are available. But you can not categorized or compared hotel with other place of Sikkim.

Generally homestay operated by local people. You can feel the local culture and food in there. But now a days homestays are more professional and have basic facilities only.
• Maximum homestay did not provide television in the room. Television may available at dining place.
• Food will be provide at dining place only. No room service will be provided. Food cooked by local Sikkimese people. So
taste may different from your regular food.
• Geyser may not available then hot water will be provided on demand in the bucket.
• Attached toilet available with western style. Few homestay have Indian toilet with common areas.

Generally hotels at Lachen and Lachung operated by local people. You can feel the local culture and food in there. But you can not compare or categorized hotel with other part of Sikkim. Major hotels have basic facilities only.
• Maximum hotel did not provide television in the room. Television may available at dining place.
• Food will be provide at dining place only. No room service will be provided. Food cooked by local Sikkimese people. So
taste may different from your regular food.
• Geyser may not available then hot water will be provided on demand in the bucket.
• Attached toilet available with western style. Few hotel / rooms may have Indian toilet with common areas.
• Electricity and water is a major issue of this area. So use it whenever is required.

Standard category homestay / hotel will be used for this package. But anyone can upgrade there package options as per availability.

Generally we used Non AC Sumo / Bolero / Similar for this route. But we suggest High Ground clearance car for this route. Each car have maximum 8 seating capacity.

Inquire to us or reach us directly 7980464525 / 8697471273 and book your package with advance amount as directed to you & we will sent to you the confirmation detail within 7 working days from date of advance received.

More than 45 days advance amount is non refundable.
In between 44 to 30 days 50% of the total tour cost.
In between 29 to 15 days 75% of the total tour cost.
In between 14 to 07 days 85% of the total tour cost.
Less than 7 days / No show or after arrival in Bhutan 100% of the tour cost.

Yes you can. But it is fully depends on homestay / hotel / transportation availability. Cancellation policy may applicable as per homestay / hotel / transporter policy. Seasonal hike may applicable for this circumstances.

For all Indian citizen Voter Card / Passport (Adult only) & Birth Certificate / Passport (Child only) with photocopy of the said documents and passport size color photo for all traveler.
For all foreigner Passport is mandatory with photocopy and passport size color photo for all traveler. But foreigner are not allow in the restricted area of Silk Route, Yumesomdong / Zero Point, Katao, Lachen, Chopta Valley, Kala Patthar, Gurudongmar Lake.

Please note that without valid documents permit can not be issued. Better to ask before travelling for valid documents list. Several parts of Silk Route & North Sikkim falls under protected area and you need a special permit / Inner Line Permit (ILP) and suggested go with a trusted / reliable Tour & Travel agencies only.

Yes you can with prior information. Additional costing may applied for this up-gradation. Up-gradation is depends on availability.