Gangtok-Lachung-Darjeeling

DESTINATION: GANGTOK-LACHUNG-DARJEELING

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 /Homestay.

Day 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.

Day 03: GANGTOK TO LACHUNG (8850 FTS/124 KMS/ 5-6 HRS)
Drive to Lachung, enroute visit Butterfly waterfalls. Lunch at Rang-Rang and further drive via Mangan. Enroute visit Naga waterfalls. Upon arrival , check into Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel /Homestay.

Day 04: YUMTHANG VALLEY - (12000 FTS) YUME - SAMDONG - (15300 FTS) LACHUNG TO GANGTOK - (124 KMS / 5-6 HRS)
Start at 06 a.m and drive to Yume-Samdong/Zero Point (15300 fts/46 kms/3 hrs) (Note Zero Point will be done at an extra cost) Spend a time at the valley enjoying a snow. Drive back to Yumthang valley (12000 fts),considered a valley of flowers. A short hike of about 1 hr through the Pine & Rhododendron forest to Hot-Spring. Drive back to Lachung. Lunch at Lachung. After Lunch drive back to Gangtok (124 kms/5-6 hrs) via Mangan,Rangrang, Dikchu.

Stop by at Singhik to view Mt Khangchendzonga. Free & Leisure time. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 05: GANGTOK HALF SIGHT SEEN AND TRANSFER TO DARJEELING (6700 FTS/90 KMS/3-4 HRS)
Breakfast at the Hotel and check out. Visit Handicraft and Handoom, Flower Show Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (museum with collections or antique and rare Buddhism related items) Do Drul Chorten. Ropeway at Hur-huray dara. 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 06: 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) Overnight at Hotel.

Day 07: DEPARTURE TO NJP / BAGDOGRA (90 KM/ 3-4 HRS)
Breakfast at Hotel and Checkout. Drive to NJP/ Bagdogra Via Kurseong.

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