Itinerary: Gangtok 4N Lachen 1N Lachung 2N (7N8D)
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
02: GTK-TSHANGU LAKE (12500 FTS)BABA HARBHAJAN SINGH MANDIR (13150 FTS) NATHULA PASS (14500 FTS) EXCURSION
Breakfast at Hotel. After Breakfast drive to Tshangu Lake (40 kms)- Oval shaped Sacred Lake enroute Nathula Pass. Drive to Nathula Pass (15 kms further) enroute visit Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. Drive back to Gangtok via same route(55 kms). Vehicle will drop you at the Market / Hotel. Free & Leisure time to stroll in the market area. Overnight stay at the Hotel / Homestay.
03: GANGTOK TO LACHEN (9000 FTS/127 KMS/5-6HRS)
Breakfast at Hotel / Homestay & check out. Drive to Lachen (9000 fts/127 kkms/5-6 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.
04: LACHEN TO LACHUNG (8850 FTS/50 KMS/2 HRS)
Early morning at 4 am Drive to Gurudongmar Lake (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 (2 hrs) Back to Lachen . Lunch at Hotel/Homestay After Lunch transfer to Lachung and check into Hotel. Evening free to walk around the town.Overnight stay at Hotel/Homestay.
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 the Hotel / Homestay. After Breakfast/Lunch drive back to Gangtok (124 kms/5-6 hrs) via Mangan,Rangrang,Dikchu. Stop by at Singhik to view Mt Khangchendzonga. Overnight stay at Hotel / Homestay. Free & Leisure time.
Day 07: GANGTOK SIGHTSEEING
Breakfast at Hotel. Drive to Banjhakri eco-park (30 minutes from town) Visit Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (museum with collections or antique and rare Buddhism related items) Do Drul Chorten. Ropeway at Hur-huray dara. Back to Hotel for Lunch. After Lunch, visit Flower Show/ Enchey Monastery Hanuman Tok/Ganesh tok/Tashi View Point (to see Mt.Khangchendzonga and other peaks)/Bakthang water falls.
Vehicle will drop you at the Market / Hotel. Free & Leisure time to stroll in the market. Overnight stay at the Hotel / Homestay.
Day 07: OR OPTIONAL GANGTOK MONASTIC TOUR
Breakfast at Hotel. Visit Rumtek Monastery/Dharma Chakra Center (24 kms/1 hr) Kagyu order of Tibetan Buddhism / official seat in exile to HH Karmapa. Lingdum Zurmang Kagyud monastery(10 kms from Rumtek/30 minutes) Kagyu order of Tibetan Buddhism. Back to Hotel. Lunch/Recess. After lunch, visit Enchey Monastery (20 minutes from town)-Nyingma Order of Tibetan Buddhism. Visit Dro-Drul Chorten/Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (museum with collections or antique and rare Buddhism related items). Vehicle will drop you at the Market / Hotel. Free & Leisure time to stroll in the market area. Overnight stay at the Hotel / Homestay.
Day 08: DEPARTURE TO NJP/BAGDOGRA (120 KMS/4-5 HOURS)
Breakfast at the Hotel and Checkout. Drive to NJP/Bagdogra.