Gangtok, Lachung & Kalimpong Tour Packages

Summary of Itinerary

Day 01: NJP Railway Station or Bagdogra to Gangtok (125KM, 4Hrs)

Day 02: Gangtok Full Day Sightseeing (100KM, 3-4 Hrs)

Day 03: Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir Tour (90KM, 2Points, 7- 8Hrs)

Day 04: Gangtok to Lachung (120KM, 5-6Hrs)

Day 05: Lachung to Yumthang Valley back to Gangtok

Day 06: Gangtok to Kalimpong Drop with River Rafting

Day 07: Kalimpong Full Day Sightseeing

Day 08: Kalimpong to Bagdogra drop

Detail day wise itinerary

Day 01: NJP Railway Station or Bagdogra to Gangtok

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 Gangtok. The evening free for stroll around MG Marg, the main street of Gangtok town is a great place to chill out. The country’s first litter and spit free zone, no vehicular traffic is allowed into the marg. You can sit at the Titanic Park or at the various benches stretched across the mall and take in the carnival like atmosphere, especially during the tourist season. The Mall is lined with shops on both sides of the road so shopping becomes an added pleasure. Overnight stay at Gantok.

Day 02: Gangtok Local Sightseeing full day

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 breakfast Gangtok city tour 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 03: 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 04: Gangtok to Lachung

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 breakfast you be transferred from Gangtok to Lachung. On the was visit Singhik. It is a town in Mangan subdivision, North Sikkim district of the Indian state of Sikkim. It is situated at a distance of four kilometres from Mangan, the district headquarters. The town has clear views of Kanchenjunga and Siniolchu. And enjoy the View point, Seven Sister Waterfalls (Seven Sisters Waterfalls in Gangtok is located 32 km away from the city. It is a must see place in Gangtok. All the seven waterfalls aligned sideways one after the other is a wonderful sight to catch), Naga Water Falls, Chungthang etc. Reach Lachung in the late afternoon. Overnight stay Lachung.

Day 05: Lachung to Yumthang Valley back to Gangtok

Lachung is a town and hill station in northeast Sikkim, India. It is located in the North Sikkim district near the border with Tibet. Lachung is at an elevation of about 9,600 feet (2,900 m) and at the confluence of the lachen andLachung Rivers, both tributaries of the River Teesta.

The word Lachung means "small pass". The town is approximately 125 kilometres (78 mi) from the capital Gangtok. The Indian Army has a forward base in the town. Before the Chinese annexation of Tibet in 1950, Lachung was a trading post between Sikkim and Tibet, after which it was closed down. The town's economy has been boosted by tourism in recent years as the region has been opened up by the Indian government. Tourists come from all over the world to visit the town between October and May, mostly on their way to the Yumthang Valley and the Lachung Monastery.

After breakfast full day excursion to Yumthang Valley (The Yumthang Valley is a grazing pasture surrounded by the Himalayan Mountains in the North Sikkim district of Sikkim, India. It is at an elevation of 3,564 metres above & at a distance of 150 kilometres from the state capital Gangtok). The valley is covered with snow during January to March and with Rhododendros during April to May. Enroute visit Sulphur hot spring having medicinal values. Lunch at hotel in Lachung. After lunch visit Handicraft Centre & Lachung Monastery (Lachung Monastery is a Nyingma Buddhist gompa in the Lachung Valley, Sikkim, northeastern India. It was established in 1880. Lachung means a 'small mountain).Enrooted view magnificent views of high rise mountains of North Sikkim& waterfalls. Over night stay at Yumthang vally.

Day 06: Gangtok to Kalimpong Drop with River Rafting

After Breakfast go for Kalimpong. Kalimpong is a hill station in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is located at an average elevation of 1,250 metres (4,101 ft). The town is the headquarters of the Kalimpong subdivision, a part of the district of Darjeeling. The Indian Army's 27 Mountain Division is located on the outskirts of the town. Arrival check – in to your hotel. Afternoon enjoy half day tour of River Rafting. Over night stay at Kalimpong.

Day 07: Kalimpong Full Day Sightseeing

After breakfast we are ready to full day Kalimpong excoriation including Deolo Hill, Mangal Dham, Durpin Dara, Cactus Nursery, Hanuman temple, Science Centre, Gouripur House & Dr. Graham's Home. We have to drive about 40KM and it will take near about 3 Hrs. On arrival the vehicle will drop you at your hotel. Duty of vehicle for the day ends. Overnight stay at Kalimpong.

  1. Deolo Hill: Deolo Hill, located to the north-east of the town, is one of the two hills in between which the town of Kalimpong stands. The hill is also the highest point of Kalimpong town, with a height reaching up to 1,704m above mean sea level. Out of the three water reservoirs located within the destination, two of which are primary source of drinking water, are located atop this hill. From the top of this hill, tourists can enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding villages of Relli valley and Teesta River along with the town of Kalimpong. In addition, there is a park located at the summit of this hill, which is constructed for recreational purposes.

  2. Mangal Dham: Mangal Dham, a temple located in the beautiful town of Kalimpong, was built in 1993. The temple was constructed by Shri Krishna Pranami, a Hindu sect and in the memory of late Guru Shri 108 Mangaldasji. Sprawling over an area of 2 acres of wooded land, this temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. In addition, the Mangal Dham temple also houses the idols of Prannath, Raj Shyamji and Mangaldasji, which are present on the top floor of this temple. This floor also has pictures depicting several scenes from the lives of Lord Krishna and other patron saints of the temple.

  3. Durpin Dara: Durpin Dara, located at an altitude of 1,402 m, is known for its beautiful views. It is an observatory point, which is located approximately 3km from the town. Tourists visiting this place can enjoy beautiful views of the Himalayan ranges. Durpin Dara, easily accessible by car, is the highest point in Kalimpong. In addition, this observatory point also offers views of the plains along with River Teesta.

  4. Cactus Nursery: Also known as B.N. Pradhan Nursery has grown in size over the years and provides a wide variety of nursery products which include Cacti, Succulents, Plants, Flower Bulbs, Seeds, Ferns, Palms and Orchids. Besides growing local varieties, we constantly import new varieties of plants and seeds from various parts of the world, and supply them to various wholesale buyers, retail collectors, landscape houses, factories etc. within various parts of India and globally.

  5. Hanuman Temple: Hanuman temple - a large statue of Hanuman upon a little hillock and the Army Golf course. Sherpa Taar popularly known as the Sherpa View Point on the way to Deolo hill is a watershed from where you view the mountains descending to the hills and river valleys below. In the southern side is the Relli river valley, Kafer and the hills of Samthar plateau. In the North is the view of the small state Sikkim and the Kanchenjunga peak. Hanuman Temple has recently been constructed with a gigantic statue of Lord Hanuman and close to it is the Durga Mandir or the Hindu temple.

  6. Science Center: Kalimpong Science Centre has been established in Kalimpong, one of the Hill Sub-Division of Darjeeling District in the year 2008. It is knowledge-based organization of high quality and dedication; engage in popularizing Science and Technology among the general masses particularly, in students. Kalimpong Science Centre was inaugurated on 2nd October, 2008.

  7. Gouripur House: Gouripur House is located at a distance of around 2 km from town on the way to Durpin Dara. Though Kalimpong was a small hill station, but still was favourite place of the great Indian poet, Rabindranath Tagore. On visiting the destination, he stayed at Gouripur House. On 25th April, 1940, it was from this house that he recited the poem "Janamadin". It was done through a telephone system installed in this house that was linked with the All India Radio, located in Kolkata. His last visit to this house was on 28th September, 1954 after which he never returned.

  8. Dr. Graham's Home: Dr. Graham's Home was founded in 1900 by Dr. John Anderson Graham. Located on the lower slopes of Deolo Hill, this educational institution is sprawling over an area of 500 acres. In addition, the institution also houses farmhouse, bakery, dairy, poultry, and hospital and clothing department. A festival called May Fair is organized every year at this Graham's Home. This institution is still supported partially by charitable collections and sponsors from all across the globe.

Day 08: Kalimpong to Bagdogra Drop

After breakfast Check-out from hotel on time and take the departure transfers to Bagdogra for your onward journey. TOUR ENDS. Gangtok,

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