NJP Rly Stn / IXB Airport â€“ Gangtok (About 125 kms / 4 hrs) Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP station / IXB airport & transfer to Gangtok â€“ â€œThe Capital City of Sikkimâ€. On arrival check-in to your hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay will be at Gangtok.
Gangtok (Trip to Tsomgo Lake + Baba Mandir) Start for a half day excursion trip of Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) & Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial (13200 ft) 52 kms from Gangtok city. Tsomgo Lake freezes completely during the winter and is much revered by the locals. Overnight stay will be at Gangtok.
Gangtok â€“ Lachung (About 117 kms / 6 hrs) After breakfast pick up at 0900 A.M from hotel at Gangtok & drive to Lachung (altitude 8610 ft). Enroute visit Singhik View point, Seven Sisters Water Falls, (Lunch at Namak), Naga Water Falls, (Tea break at Chungthang) Arrive Lachung in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay will be at Lachung.
Lachung â€“ Yumthang Excursion (24 Km. & 11,800 ft) Early Morning drive 24 km to Yumthang-valley (known as Valley of Flowers); Yumthang is the summer grazing ground of the Yaks & winter playgrounds of Yetis. On your way back visit Hot Spring considered to have medicinal properties. Back to resort for lunch. Afternoon can be spent interacting with the local people and their day-to-day activities and lifestyle. Overnight stay will be at Lachung.
Lachung - Gangtok (About 117kms/6 hrs) After breakfast (at 8.00 am,) take the transfer to Gangtok Enroute witness the Beautification of the wonderful Bheema & Twin Falls. On arrival at Gangtok check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay will be at Gangtok.
Gangtok - Pelling After breakfast proceed to Pelling (6800 ft.). On arrival check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay will be at Pelling.
Pelling sight seeing After breakfast start for local sightseeing tour covering Rimbi Falls, Khangchendzonga falls, Khachoedpalri Wish Lake, Back to hotel for lunch. After lunch visit Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins, Rabdantse View Point, Helipad Ground. Overnight stay will be at Pelling.
Pelling - Darjeeling (About 118 Kms /4 hrs). This morning drive to Darjeeling (7,100 ft.) is one of the most magnificent Hill Resorts in the World. On arrival check-in to your hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay will be at Darjeeling.
Darjeeling (sight seeing) Early Morning (at 4.00 am) drive to Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular Sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzonga (28,208 ft. Worlds third highest peak), on your way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (closed on Thursday) Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-help Centre (closed on Sunday), Tea Garden (outer view), Ava Art Gallery and Japanese Temple. Evening free (walking tour of mall â€“ suggested). Overnight stay will be at Darjeeling.
Darjeeling â€“ NJP Rly. Stn. /IXB airport (About 90 kms / 3 hrs) Morning free for packing & personal activities. Check out from hotel in time and take the departure transfer to NJP railway station / IXB airport for your onward journey.
Trip Ends With Sweet Memories !!!
Location- Approx. 10 km from Geyzing, West Sikkim District
Attraction- Sanga-Choeling Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery, Khecheopalri Lake
Significance- Nearest site to Mt. Kanchenjunga
Pelling is a beautiful hill-station, nestled between the snow-covered peaks of Sikkim. Located at a distance of 10kms from Geyzing, Pelling is renowned for being the nearest site to Mt. Kanchenjunga. The scenic beauty of Pelling cannot be circumscribed in words and really requires a proximate look to feel the quietude. Elevated to the height of 6,800 ft, Pelling is the best place to get a close view of the entire mountain range.
Pelling is a small township that is getting popular for its ultimate natural beauty. The hill-station offers a panoramic view, where clouds, snow and rocks appear to be a figment of your imagination, since they look perfect. Apart from its natural beauty, the attractions in Pelling include Sanga-Choeling Monastery that is reachable after a casual walk through a steep hilly slope. Pemayangtse Monastery and Khecheopalri Lake are other attractions, which are discussed in our other sections.
Want something more to enjoy your holiday? Visiting the Sangay Waterfall is a nice idea that lies at a distance of 10 kms from Pelling. Here, you can get pleasure from the drizzle of waterfall, while standing on the bridge. Another plus point of Pelling is that it is connected with Siliguri and Gangtok as well, so if you just want to flee for some time from your strenuous routines, you can directly go to Pelling from Siliguri.
The hamlet had been trivial for past many years, but with the increasing inflow of tourists, Pelling is gradually turning into a full-fledged town. However, the natural charm and splendor of Pelling is not fading with the arrival of concrete edifices owing to the green forests. There are many waterfalls, soft trek routes, villages and gentle ambiance that will keep you betrothed in Pelling. It is for sure that you would certainly like to spend a quality time at this place amidst beautiful thoughts.
A package covering picturesque places & also covering beautiful hill station Pelling, nestled between the snow-covered peaks of Sikkim.