Sikkim - North : 4Nights/5Days

  • Mountain
  • Hotel Accommodation
  • Drive / Car
  • Altitude
  • Photography

Destination

Gangtok – Lachen - Gurudongmar Lake – Yumthang Valley - Lachung

Trip at a Glance

The trip will start and end at NJP / Bagdogra Airport.
The trip can be done by a single individual, couple, family and group of friends.
The entire trip will be done on vehicle and hotel accommodation will be provided.


Activities and Highlights

Visit Gurudongmar Lake, one of the highest lakes in the world and in India, located at an altitude of 17,800 ft (5,430 m).
Visit the Yumthang Valley or Sikkim Valley of Flowers sanctuary, which is a nature sanctuary with river, hot springs, yaks and grazing pasture on rolling meadows surrounded by the Himalayan mountains in the North Sikkim district of Sikkim state in India.
Visit a small town named Lachen, in North Sikkim. The name means “Big Pass” at an altitude of 9,022 ft (2,750 m).

Sikkim, a princely state of India, is described as a paradise full of warm-hearted people and fascinating destination within the lofty mountains. It is a home to many hot springs that serve as natural spas have strong curative powers. It had its own mountain kingdom till 1975 and founded by Namgal dynasty in 17th century.
Sikkim impresses tourists with a scenic view of chains of mountains and lush greenery. Also called Valley of Flowers, it also homes Buddhist monasteries.
Adventure is an indispensable part of Sikkim tourism that reflects the uniqueness of these unparalleled destinations and is often preferred by tourists those who enjoy trekking, camping and mountaineering.

Day 01: Bagdogra Airport / NJP to Gangtok : 124kms | 3 – 4 hours

Guest pickup will be done from NJP or Bagdogra Airport.
You will be driven to Gangtok by car.
Overnight stay at Gangtok.

Day 02: Gangtok to Lachen : 125kms | 6 hours

After breakfast drive to Lachen (altitude 8800 ft) for about 6 hours. En route visit Singhik View point, Seven Sisters Water Falls, Naga Water Falls. Stop on the way for lunch.
Reach Lachen by evening.
Overnight halt at Lachen.

Day 03 : Lachen to Gurudongmar Lake Excursion to Lachung

After breakfast drive to Gurudongmar Lake.
Back to Hotel for lunch. After lunch transfer to Lachung.
Overnight at Hotel in LACHUNG.

Day 04: Lachung to Yumthang Excursion to Gangtok

Early Morning drive to Yumthang-valley (known as Valley of Flowers), Yumthang is the summer grazing ground of the Yaks & winter playgrounds of Yetis.
On the way back visit Hot Spring considered to have medicinal properties. Back to resort for lunch.
After lunch departure for Gangtok en route witness the Beautification of the wonderful Bheema & Twin Falls.
On arrival at check-in to your hotel in Gangtok.
Optional: You can visit Zero point with an additional cost.

Day 05: Gangtok to Bagdogra Airport / NJP Drop : 124kms | 4 hours

Start your journey towards NJP / Bagdogra after bidding farewell to the mountains.

Hotel accommodation will be provided on a twin sharing basis depending on the packages chosen.

Inclusions

All transits to and from NJP/ Bagdogra.
Hotel as per the packages choose.
All hotels will booked in CP basis.
All necessary permit cost.
Driver allowances & Car parking fees.
Gangtok sightseeing will provide in a small car (4pax).

Exclusions

Airfare & Train cost.
Travel insurance.
Personnel expenses-Lunch & Dinner, alcoholic & non alcoholic beverages, laundry, telephonic calls, Tips & Gratitude, etc.
Natural calamities expenses incurred if any.

Required Documents
It is mandatory to carry original & Photocopy of an identity proof and two copies of recent passport size photograph.
The travelers need to consult a doctor.
You are advised to carry the following items:
Windproof Jackets.
Pullovers / Sweatshirts.
Warmers / Thermals.
Woolen caps, mufflers, gloves and socks.
Hand Sanitizer.

What is the style of accommodation provided?

Hotel accommodation will be provided on a twin sharing basis depending on the packages chosen.

What will be the transport provided?

Transport will vary depending on the team size and packages chosen. For a team size of 4 people, Sedan will be provided. For a team size of 10 or more people, Innova, Tata Sumo or similar transport will be arranged.

Will there be snow on this trip?

Yes, you will find snow if you are visiting in winter. Apart from that, you might encounter snow, if you are visiting zero point.

Who will be with us for the trek from Ghumakkad?

Ghumakkad’s representative will be there with you during the trip. If it’s a group of 15 or more people, then there will be a senior trip lead to accompany you.

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