Gangtok – Lachung – Lachen

6 Days 5 Nights
  • Lachen
  • Lachung

Gangtok is the capital of the mountainous 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. Today, it remains a Tibetan Buddhist center and a base for hikers organizing permits and transport for treks through Sikkim’s Himalayan mountain ranges. Lachung is a mountain village close to the Tibetan border, in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim. It’s divided by the Lachung River. The village is home to the 19th-century Buddhist Lachung Monastery, surrounded by apple orchards. Nearby, the Yumthang Valley’s Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary protects many species of rhododendron. The valley is also known for its waterfalls, pine forests and hot springs. Lachen is a town in North Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. It is located at an elevation of 2,750 metres. The name Lachen means “big pass”. The town is being promoted as a tourist destination by the Sikkimese government

Duration 5N/6days
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION NJP RAILWAY STATION / BAGDOGRA
DEPARTURE TIME As per customer bookings
INCLUDED Pick up & Drop NJP Railway station/Bagdogra Airport by AC car
• 5 Nights’ accommodation
• Meal ( Breakfast )
• Sightseeing at Gangtok, Lachen & Lachung
NOT INCLUDED * Lunches & Dinners until & unless mentioned. * Local guide (quoted below as supplement). * Airfares & Airport Tax. * Insurance, Visa fees etc if it is not mentioned in inclusion. * Any items of personal nature like telephone calls, laundry, drinks, camera fees or video fees etc. * Any other expenses which are not mentioned and not included in the cost. * 05% GST extra on total bill. Children of 6 years and above will be charged extra
Minimum pax 4
Type of Stay Standard/Budget

Itinerary Package 1

1

Day 1: 

We receive you on your arrival at Bagdogra Airport/NJP station and drive to Gangtok. check-in to your hotel & rest of the day at leisure.Over Night at Gangtok.

2

Day 2

Morning drive to Lachen in North Sikkim (Alt 9175Ft / 2750M). On the way visit Singhik, Seven Sister Water Falls, Chungthang Confluence. Lunch at a local restaurant on the way (at own cost). Check in at local Guest house or hotel. Free evening and Overnight at Lachen.

3

Day 3

Early morning drive to Thangu Village (Alt 13625Ft / 4100M), a remote high altitude village of Tibetan Nomads and also proceed further to Chopta Valley (Alt 13325Ft / 4000M) to get some breathtaking view of alpine valley of frozen rivers. From Chopta Valley drive for another 30kms in 1.5hr to Gurudongmar Lake (Alt 17375Ft / 5225M) close to Tibet Border, the one of the Highest and biggest fresh water lakes in Sikkim. Back to Lachen for Lunch. LACHEN TO LACHUNG, 50 KMS IN 2.5HRS – Check out from Lachen and drive further to Lachung (Alt 8075Ft / 2425M) via Chungthang. En route visit Chungthang Confluence and Vimnala Water Falls. Check in at hotel. Free evening Overnight at Lachung.

4

Day 4

Early morning drive to Yumthang Valley (Alt 11925Ft / 3575M), an Alpine flower valley in North Sikkim. Enjoy the scenic landscape and Hot spring and drive back to Lachung for Lunch. Free evening to roam around the village and river valley. Overnight at Lachung

Optional Yumesamdong Valley (Alt 15750Ft / 4725M) for Indian tourists only– From Yumthang Valley you can drive for another 30kms in 1.5hr to Yumesamdong or Zero Point close to Tibet Border (At an extra cost), and back to Lachung

5

Day 5

Check out from Lachung and drive back to Gangtok (Alt 5550Ft / 1675M) via Chungthang. Check in at hotel by late afternoon. Free evening Overnight at Gangtok.

6

Day 6

Check out from Gangtok hotel and drive back to Airport/Railway station. Farewell and tour ends

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