Itinerary: Gangtok 3N Lachen 1N Lachung 2N Darjeeling 2N (8N9D)
Day 01: NJP/BAGDOGRA TO GANGTOK(5500 FTS/120 KMS/4-5 HRS)
Upon arrival, meet our representative and drive to Gangtok. Arrival at Gangtok, check into the Hotel. Evening free to walk around the town.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 02: GTK-TSHANGU LAKE (12500 FTS) BABA HARBHAJAN SINGH MANDIR (13150 FTS) NATHULA PASS (14500 FTS)
Breakfast at Hotel. Drive to Tshangu Lake (40 kms)- Oval shaped Sacred Lake enroute Nathula Pass (Indo - Chinese Border). Drive to Nathula Pass (15 kms further) enroute visit Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. Explore Around the pass. Drive back to Gangtok via same route(55 kms). Free & Leisure time to stroll in the market area. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 03: GANGTOK TO LACHEN (9000 FTS/127 KMS/5 HRS)
Breakfast at Hotel & check out. Drive to Lachen (9000 fts/127 kkms/5 hrs) Enroute stop by butterfly water falls and drive to Rangrang (1 hrs from WF),Lunch at Rangrang. Enroute stop by the Naga waterfalls. Drive to Chungthang and further to Lachen. Overnight stay at Hotel/Homestay.
Day 04: LACHEN TO LACHUNG (8850 FTS/50 KMS/2 HRS)
Early morning at 4 am drive to Gurudongmar LakeGURUDONGMAR LAKE - (17400 FTS/65 kms/3 hrs) Stop by Thangu Police Outpost (Permit formalities) Drive further to Gurudongmar Lake. Drive back to Thangu and hike around the valley - (14200 FTS/2 hrs) Back to Lachen. Lunch at Hotel. After Lunch transfer to Lachung and check into Hotel. Evening free to walk around the town. Overnight stay at Hotel/Homestay.
Day 05: YUMTHANG VALLEY (12000 FTS) YUME-SAMDONG (15300 FTS)
Early morning drive to Yume-Samdong (51 kms/3 hrs) .Spend a time at the valley enjoying snow. Drive back to Yumthang Valley (Valley of flowers) Short Hike (40 minutes)to Hot spring through Pine Trees and Rhododendron bushes. Drive back to Lachung. Enroute a short walk in the Shingba Rhododendron sanctuary. Overnight stay at Hotel/ Homestay.
Day 06: LACHUNG TO GANGTOK (124 KMS/5-6 HRS)
Breakfast at Hotel & check out. Drive to Gangtok. Enroute stop by at Shinghik to view Mt.Khanchendzonga and its ranges. Overnight stay at the Hotel / Homestay. Free & Leisure time.
Day 07 : GANGTOK TO DARJEELING (6700 FTS/115 KMS/ 3-4 HRS)
Breakfast at the Hotel. Drive to Darjeeling via Rangpo,Teesta. Lunch at Lopchu. Reach Darjelling (1 ½ hrs from Lopchu), upon arrival check into the Hotel. Free & Leisure time to stroll around to the Mall (Chowrasta) Overnight stay at the Hotel. River Rafting could be done enroute. (2 hrs) on extra costing.
Day 08: DARJEELING SIGHTSEEING
Early morning(3 am) drive to Tiger Hill (8500 fts) for sunrise view over the mountains. View 4 Giants of Himalaya i.e. Mt.Everest,Mt.Makalu,Mt.Lhotse and Mt.Khangchendzonga (all above 8000 mtrs) from Tiger Hill. Drive back to Town. Visit Ghoom Monastery (Gelug order of Tibetan Buddhism) and Batasia Loop(Gorkha war memorial) Back to Hotel for Breakfast and recess (1 hr). After breakfast go for a mixed point sightseeing of Japanese Temple, Peace pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (Closed on Sunday) & Happy Valley Tea Estate and Factory. Free & Leisure time or walk around the Mall (Chowrasta)
Day 09: DARJEELING TO NJP/BAGDOGRA (90 KMS/3-4 HRS)
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast transfer to NJP railway station or Bagdogra airport for your train / flight to onward destination.