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North Sikkim is one of the explored beauties of India. The pristine beauty of the snow-covered mountains, majestic waterfalls, blessed flora and fauna, and breathtaking views spellbinds every visitor. The Nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts, honeymoon couples or families, the beautiful region shall take your breath away.
North Sikkim Tour starts from the capital city of Gangtok, then to Lachen and further to Lachung. Some charming attractions you will come across are Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir, Nathu La Pass, Shingbha wildlife sanctuary, Gurudongmar Lake, Chopta Valley, Thangu and Yumthang. And get mesmerized by the natural beauty of Sikkim & observe pleasant people and take home experiences of a secret paradise.
On arrival at / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) Our Representative will be assisting your transfer to Gangtok, nearly 135 kilometers which is a 4.5 to 5-hour drive. And Nestled at a height of 1670 meters (5480 feet). Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim. Sikkim is the beautiful hill station is a land of tranquility, adventure, monasteries, mystic rituals ,festivals and natural beauty. The beautiful hill station boasts for picturesque views of snowcapped peaks with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids, butterflies. Romantic and adventurous, it's a perfect place to start the memorable tour of North Sikkim.
Check into hotel for an Over Night stay at Gangtok. In the Evening explore mall road, Local Markets & purchase beautiful handicrafts. After that back to the hotel. Dinner & overnights stay at the hotel.
In the morning after breakfast at the hotel and proceeds to visit Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir which is nearly 40 kilometers. Tsomgo Lake is a beautiful oval-shaped glacial lake. 1km in length and nearly 50 feet in depth, the lake lies at an altitude of 12,400 ft. Though covered in snow for most of the year, Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds call it home. Enjoy the view of birds, rest on the lake banks and snap ample pictures to make the moment memorable. On the lake banks lies a sacred Lord Shiva Mandir. The holy site should be visited as well.
Baba Mandir is another sight to visit. The temple is named after an army man; Baba Harbhajan Singh who sacrificed his life for the nation. Sikkim hills as "Hero of Nathula" the Sikh is revered as a deity.
The drive to Nathu La Pass, entry to the Republic of China is nearly 20 kilometers and is an optional tour. The beauty place & thrill of being almost to another nation tempts you for a ride.
After your day tour, get back to Gangtok for an overnight stay at a hotel. The evening is kept free for your leisure. Explore the city at will. There are lots to see, enjoy and cherish.
In the morning after breakfast at the hotel and drive to Lachen awaits. Lachen (135 kilometers 05-06 hours journey). To ease the long ride for guests, a stop is made at Chungthang (96 kilometers from Gangtok) and had lunch by your own. After that drive to continues Lachen (35 kilometers from Chungthang).
Lachen is a beautiful city of North Sikkim. Though the population is a handful, the natural beauty is abundant. You will have never witnessed such beauty. The scenic town is nestled in a valley in the midst of towering snowcapped peaks. The quaint town is an untouched Shangri-La. The major attractions of the mountain town are Shingbha wildlife sanctuary, Chopta Valley and Thangu.
By early evening you will make your way to Lachen. Check into a hotel after some rest and freshen up visit the Lepcha Village. overnights stay at the hotel.
Start another day with early morning breakfast in the hotel and proceeds to visit Gurudongmar Lake which is 55 km, from Lachen. Takes time adventure almost 04 hours. The views are exciting and as the day is starting, the first rays of sun color everything in its splendid light.
The Gurudongmar Lake is the nestled in a valley at an altitude of 11,800 ft. The Sarv Dharm Sthan is a place of the importance for all religions. Though the lake waters are the frozen from December - April, a part of the water remains in the liquid form all throughout the year. The pious lake is a heart-warming beauty.
The ride back offers views which are spectacular. You will be crossing though the cold desert region of Tibet/ China to the beautiful Rhododendron forest of Chopta Valley and Thangu. Enjoy a scrumptious lunch. After lunch drive to Lachung.
Lachung is another major town of North Sikkim. Near by 50 kilometers, the 2 hours' drive is awe-inspiring. The town is generally considered at the gateway to Yumthang but the beauty and charm are amazing. You can see the valleys full of mists and forests of Rhododendron blooms. Check into the hotel at Lachung and freshen up. Evening you most check out the Lachung Monastery. And the fluttering prayer flags, peace, and pleasant people will make way into your hearts and cherished memories. Return to hotel for overnight stay and rest.
In the Morning After breakfast check out the hotel drive to Bagdogra Airport(135km 04-05 hours journey). Our representative will drop to you at Airport / Railway Station Return home with cherished memories of North Sikkim tour.