Day 01: NJP or Bagdogra to Dzuluk Transfer
Day 02: Dzuluk Full Day Sightseeing
Day 03: Dzuluk to Gangtok & Gangtok Sightseeing
Day 04: Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir Tour (90KM, 2Points, 7-8Hrs)
Day 05: Gangtok to Siliguri Drop
Day 01:NJP or Bagdogra to Dzuluk Transfer
Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station which is the main railway station of Siliguri, a city located in the Darjeeling district and Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Or Bagdogra Airport (Bagdogra Airport, (IATA: IXB, ICAO: VEBD) is located in about 16 km (9.9 mi) west of the city of Siliguri in the Darjeeling district in northern West Bengal, India. It is the gateway airport to the hill station towns of Darjeeling, Kurseong, Mirik, and Kalimpong and thestate of Sikkim & New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Guwahati. The airport also has regular helicopter flights to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim.) & transfer to Zuluk.Zuluk, located at a height of around 10,100 feet on the rugged terrain of the lower Himalayas in East Sikkim, Zuluk or Dzuluk is a small village beside a winding road. It was once a transit point to the historic Silk Route from Tibet to India. It is relatively an emerging and offbeat destination in East Sikkim. This small village accommodates a population of around 700 people. There is also an Indian Army base at Zuluk, which has been used as a transit camp for the army movement to the Chinese border, a few kilometres away. It is the very first village within this whole Silk Route circuit to offer home-stay facilities for tourists. Zuluk itself does not offer views of the snow peaks but only 14 kms away the Thambi View Point offers a panoramic view of the entire Mt. Kanchenjungha range. On arrival in the evening check into home stay. Now enjoy the height and overnight stay at Zuluk.
Day 02: Zuluk Full Day Sightseeing
Early morning Sunrise from Thambi view point at 11,200 feet. and back for breakfast to Zuluk. After breakfast start for Zuluk Sightseeing Covering as many of the following Lungthung,Adi Baba Mandir,Luxmi Chawk, Kalpokhari Lake, Tuluk Valley, Nag temple, Gnathang Valley.
Lungthung: Lungthung, one of the well known sightseeing, is at an elevation of around 12,400 ft above the sea level. The site offers abode to different species of pheasant such as monal pheasant, khaleez pheasant and blood pheasant. Along with this, tourists can also spot red panda, the national animal of Sikkim, at this site.Tourists can also explore the famous Luxmi Chawk, which lies in proximity of Lungthung. It is a dense forest that houses mosses, lichens, rhododendrons and ferns.
Adi Baba Mandir: Adi Baba Mandir was constructed in honour of Sepoy Bhajan Singh. It is believed that Sepoy Bhajan Singh met with an accident and died at this site. This attraction is famous for the Wreath Laying Ceremony organised in the memory of soldiers who sacrificed their lives at the watershed while defending their motherland.
Kalpokhari Lake : Kalpokhari Lake, which is located close to Adi Baba Mandir, is one of the well known attractions of Zuluk. Various wild ducks can be spotted swimming in this lake. In the winter season, water of the lake becomes frozen.
Tuluk Valley: Tuluk Valley, which is located at an elevation of around 12,500 ft, is another well known valley of Zuluk. This valley contains the famous war memorial, which was constructed to commemorate the death of British soldiers who died in the Battle of Tukla. One can also explore Jelep La Pass that is situated close to this attraction.
Nag Temple: Nag temple is one of the most famous temples dedicated to the Nag Devta. Shaped like a cave, the temple houses a beautiful idol of King Cobra or Nag, which is a god in Hindu mythology. Naturally formed, idol of Nag Devta is made through the cracks in rocks.
Gnathang Valley: Gnathang Valley is a famous tourist attraction, which is situated at a height of 13,000 feet. The valley is being developed as a ski point in the Indian state of Sikkim as it is often covered with snow.
Day 03:Dzuluk to Gangtok & Gangtok Sightseeing
After breakfast go for full day excursion to Tsongo Lake & Baba Mandir Tsomgo (Changu) lake: The Tsomgo Lake in Sikkim is a holy lake worshipped by the sikkimese. Tsomgo (Changu) lake, which is hardly 20 km away from the famous Nathula Pass aAfter breakfast transfer from Zuluk to Gangtok. Gangtok (5,410 ft) is the capital of the northern Indian state of Sikkim. Established as a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the 1840s, the city became capital of an independent monarchy. After British rule ended, but joined India in 1975. Gangtok nestled within higher peaks of the Himalaya and enjoying a year-round mild temperate climate. The precise meaning of the name Gangtok is unclear, though the most popular meaning is "hill top". Today, Gangtok is a centre of Tibetan Buddhist culture and learning, with the presence of several monasteries, religious educational institutions, and centre for Tibetology. After refreshment we start Gangtok sightseeing. Covering as many of the following Banzakhri Falls, cottage industry & Handicraft Centre, Flower show, Dro-dul Chorten & Institute of Tibetology, Rumtek Monestry (Rumtek Monastery, also called the Dharmachakra Centre, is a gompa located in the Indian state of Sikkim near the capital Gangtok), Hanuman tok (Hanuman Tok is a Hindu temple complex which is located in the upper reaches of Gangtok, the capital of the Indian state of Sikkim. The temple is dedicated to lord Hanuman, the Monkey God, and maintained by the Indian army), Rope way, Jhakri Falls, Botanical Garden (A botanical garden or botanic garden is a garden dedicated to the collection, cultivation and display of a wide range of plants labelled with their botanical names. It may contain specialist plant), Shanti & Tashi view point & Ganesh Tok then back to hotel Overnight stay at Gangtok
Day 04:Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir Tour
After breakfast go for full day excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
Tsomgo (Changu) lake: The Tsomgo Lake in Sikkim is a holy lake worshipped by the sikkimese. Tsomgo (Changu) lake, which is hardly 20 km away from the famous Nathula Pass and about 400 km from Lhasa. It’s cool, placid water harmonies with the picturesque beauty around, which is increased by its reflection in the lake. A small temple of Lord Shiva is built on the lakeside. Primula flowers and other alpine plantation grow around the Tsomgo lake Sikkim, which has an average depth of 50 ft, provides a pristine beauty to this place. During the winter months the Tsomo Lake becomes frozen.
Baba Mandir: Baba Mandir is a distinguished sightseeing place of Sikkim. CAPTAIN "Baba" Harbhajan Singh (August 3, 1941 – October 4, 1968) was an Indian army officer who died near the Nathula Pass in eastern Sikkim, India. He is revered by the soldiers of the Indian army, who have built a shrine in his honor. Baba is reported to have granted favors to the soldiers, and guard each one in the inhospitable terrain. A shrine was built at his samādhi, at an elevation of around 4,000 meters (13,123 ft). According to army folklore, Baba is a stickler for discipline and is known to admonish those who do not tow this line. Two shrines have been built to show reverence to Baba Harbhajan Singh. The old one has been built at the site of the bunker, where Baba Harbhajan was posted during his tenure in the Indian Army. The new one has been built at close proximity from Changu Lake.
Day 05: Gangtok to NJP or Bagdogra Drop
After breakfast Check-out from hotel on time and take the departure transfers to Bagdogra for your onward journey. TOUR ENDS.
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