DAY 1 NJP Rly Stn / IXB Airport – Gangtok (About 125 kms / 4.5 hrs)
Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport & transfer to Gangtok ( 3,950 ft.). On arrival check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
DAY 2 Excursion to Tsomgo Lake, Baba Mandir & Nathula pass ( optional)
After breakfast start for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) a high altitude alpine lake close to Indo-China Border. Enjoy playing in snow and try Yak Ride and proceed further to Legendary Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms one way from Gangtok city. Overnight stay at Gangtok. Nathula pass costing will be additional Rs.5500.00 per car. The Permission for Nathula Pass is completely subject to availability.(We can not give you any guarantee for nathulla pass but we will try)
DAY 3 Gangtok – Lachen(107 kms / 5 hrs)
Early morning breakfast – Next the vehicle will report for North Sikkim with permit -Drive to Lachen – Chungthang is nearly 96 kilometers from Gangtok - On the way stop at Chungthang – Next drive for 29 kilometers from Chungthang to Lachen - Reach Lachung late afternoon / early evening - The snow capped peaks, the Shingbha wild life sanctuary, Gurudongmar, Thangu, Chopta Valley and Green Lake are the major attractions of the region – It is almost like this town is hidden from the outside – The infrastructure is not good due to the remoteness and the snowfall / Rainfall – The place is worth visiting – Check into a hotel - Welcome Tea – Evening free to stroll or visit the Lachen Monastery and visit the Lepcha Village – Overnight stay at Hotel in Lachen..
DAY 4 Gurudongmar Lake visit and Transfer to Lachung(55 kms / 2.5-3 hrs)
Early morning breakfast – The route is Lachen – Thangu – Chopta Valley - Gurudongmar lake – Lachen - Drive 55 kilometers from Lachen stop at 15000 feet for permit to be signed – Drive the rest and visit to Gurudongmar Lake - 3 hour - A valley at an altitude of nearly 15 800 feet through which Lachen Chu flows – This is a holy Lake and is one of the most sacred place of worship for the Buddhist – The Lake gets frozen during winter barring a stretch which remains as water even at - 20 C – The region is generally covered with snow from December to April - This is a stretch of cold desert till Tibet / China - While returning have lunch at Lachen – After Lunch drive to Lachung - Overnight stay at Hotel in Lachung.
DAY 5 Yumthang Visit and Transfer to Gangtok (Optional tour to Zero Point, In Additional Cost)
Early morning breakfast – Visit to Yumthang i.e. 25 kilometers, 2 hour - A valley at an altitude of 11800 feet through which Lachung Chu flows, generally covered with snow from December to April or even more is known as the valley of flowers – Guest can spend a few hours at Yumthang – The vast Valley stretches and is a cold desert till Tibet / China - While returning visit to hot water spring if time permits (Optional) - The region is fully covered with snow and Rhododendron forest - Back to hotel for lunch / Packed Lunch – Proceed to Gangtok - Afternoon drive to Gangtok 130 Kilometers, 5 hours - Evening free to stroll around M G Road( own expenses) - Overnight stay at Hotel in Gangtok.
DAY 6 Gangtok Sightseeing
After breakfast Start art for full day local sightseeing Like Hanuman tok, Enchey monastery, ropeway, Ganesh tok, flower show, barathang water falls, tashi view point, banjakri Water falls etc. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
DAY 7 Gangtok – Darjeeling (100 kms / 4 - 4.5 hrs)
This morning after breakfast transfer to Darjeeling (6,950 ft.) "The Queen of Hills". On arrival check-in to your hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
DAY 8 Darjeeling Sightseeing
Early Morning (at 04:00 am) drive to Tiger hill (8,400 ft.) to watch the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 ft. Worlds 3rd highest peak), on your way back visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Ropeway and Japanese Temple (Peace Pagoda). Evening free for shopping or leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
DAY 9 Darjeeling – NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport (75 kms / 3 hrs)
After breakfast Check-out from hotel and take the departure transfers to NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport for your onward journey.