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Glory of Sikkim

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 20 day(s)
Group Size: 2 people
Destination(s): India  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey  
Season: November - July
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 2000 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2200 US Dollar (USD)

Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim with a population of approximately 50,000 has emerged into the mainstream of the Tourism Industry, with more and more tourist visiting this little Himalayan state every year. Gangtok has developed into a cosmopolitan flavour where old-world charm and hospitality exist along with the Internet Age.

All good things in life come in small packets and Gangtok is a good illustration. Be it the rich flora, the beautiful people, or the serene Buddhist monasteries, this small town, occupies an important position in the itinerary of tourists in search of tranquility from the humdrum of modern life.

Itinerary:
Day 1: Pick-up from NJP railway stn / Bagdogara Airport and drop at Gangtok by surface. On arrival stay at Hidden forest retreat.

Day 2: Gangtok City Tour. Early morning before sunrise visit Tashi view point, Return to the Retreat, visit Research Institute of Tibetology, Orchid Sanctuary, Chorten Stupa, Flower show, Shopping, Enchey Gompa, Himalayan Zoological Park, Ganesh tok, Nam Nam view point, Return to the Retreat.

Day 3: Visit to Tsomgo lake, Nathu la, Baba Harbhajan Temple. Back to the Retreat.

Day 4: Proceed to Tashi view point, Approximately 3 km out of Phensang stop at Mayank Chu waterfall, At Namok and just before Singhik go for waterwheel driven prayer wheels. Proceed to Mayal Lyang, Passingdang, Dzongu Homestay at Tingvong, visit cane bamboo bridge, visit a Lepcha traditional house at Namprikdang. Enjoy the confluence of Ronguung Chu with the majestic Teesta at just a 5 minute walk. Return to Homestay.

Day 5: Visit Kusong and Hee Gyathang villages. Enjoy cultural programe by max. 4 participants at passingdang.

Day 6: Visit Lachung via Singhik view point,Bhim Nala waterfalls, Naga waterfalls, Confluence of Lachen Chu and Lachung Chu at Chungthang, Bhim waterfalls, Bop waterfalls and then Overnight stay at Hotel Modern Residency.

Day 7: Visit Yumthang through Singbha Reserve Forest, Then Yumesamdang, Back to the Hotel.

Day 8: Visit Mt Katao, proceed to Lachen, Visit Angora Rabbit Farm at Rabom for warm and nice caps, etc. Check in at Homestays/Fortuna Hotel, Visit Lachen monastery, Handloom and handicraft center. Halt at Homestay.

Day 9: Visit Gurudongmar lake and Chopta valley via Thangu, Return to Homestay.

Day 10: Proceed to Martam, Halt at Martam Village Resort.

Day 11: Visit Rumtek monastey, Nehru Botanical garden, Ipecac garden, halt at the Resort.

Day 12: Proceed to Ravangla, Visit Temi Tea Estate, Check in at Mt Narsing Resort, Ravangla, Visit Bhele Dunga, Visit Bon monastery at Kewzing 5 km from Ravangla, halt at the Resort.

Day 13: Early morning visit Rayong sunrise point at 8 km on the road to Damthang, After breakfast proceed to Yangsum Heritage Farm, Rinchenpong via Samdruptse.

Day 14: Proceed to Uttarey.Visit Kagyu Monastery, Khalez river, Singshore bridge, Dentam cheese factory, Back to Yangsum farm.

Day 15: Proceed to Pemayangtse. Visit Changey falls. On arrival stay at Hotel Norbu Gang Resort and later Visit Pemayangtse monastery, Birding around the monastery, Rabdentse ruins, Back to Hotel.

Day 16: Proceed to Yuksom. Visit Rimbi falls, Khecheopalri lake, Darap Limboo village, Kanchendzonga falls, Phamrong falls, Norbughyang Coronation throne. Back to Hotel at Pemayangtse.

Day 17: Transfer to Darjeeling (125 km / 5 hrs). Overnight at Hotel Dekling / Dekling Resort.

Day 18: In Darjeeling, Sight Seeing: Tiger Hill, Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop (3 hrs trip start at 4.00 AM-to 7.00 AM). Himalayan Mountain erring Institute, PNZ Zoological Park, Tenzing Pock, Tibeten Refuge Center, Tea Estate (overview)./ Ava art Gallery & Japnese Temple (02.00 PM to 06.00 PM).

Day 19: Darjeeling local & Shopping.

Day 20: Transfer to NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport, (100 Km / 3 Hrs) for onwards connection.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Accommodation with Breakfast in Gangtok, Martam, Ravangla, Pelling & Kalimpong.
- Accommodation with all meals in Sikkim : Yansum Heritage Farm, Modern Residency, Cholamu Lodge & Dzongu Homestay.
- All government taxes.
- Tata Sumo Non AC vehicles is there with your all days with driver as per itinerary.

Price Excludes:
- Entrance
- Monument charges will be extra & on direct payment.
- Guide Charges if any will be on direct payment.

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