Yumthang Valley -North Sikkim

Yumthang Valley -North Sikkim

Darjeeling Lachung Yumthang Tour Overview:

Duration: 7N/8D

Circuit: Siliguri/Bagdogra –Darjeeling –Gangtok –Lachung –Yumthang Valley –Gangtok Siliguri/Bagdogra

Best Season:
Oct end to Dec- for clear weather & best view
Jan to Mar- for snow in Tsomgo Lake & North Sikkim
Apr & May- for orchid & rhododendron in North Sikkim

Short Itinerary:
D01- Siliguri/Bagdogra to Darjeeling
D02- Darjeeling sightseeing
D03- Darjeeling to Gangtok
D04- Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
D05- Gangtok to Lachung
D06- Yumthang Valley
D07- Lachung to Gangtok
D08- Gangtok to Siliguri/Bagdogra

Detail Itinerary


Day 01: Siliguri/Bagdogra to Darjeeling via Mirik (104 Km / approx 3.30 hrs)

Welcome to ‘Darjeeling Lachung Yumthang Tour’. On arrival at the Bagdogra airport or New Jalpaiguri railway station (own cost), you will be transferred to Darjeeling. Enroute you will visit Mirik Lake, an ideal place for boating where on arrival you will check into your hotel.

Day 02: Darjeeling sight seeing

Early morning (around 4.00 am), you will drive to Tiger Hill to enjoy the magnificent view of sunrise and the effect of sun light over the Eastern Himalayan peaks like Mt. Kanchendzonga (28,208 ft), Kabru, Pandim etc (subject to clear weather conditions). On return to your hotel visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop.

Japanees Temple - Darjeeling

Japanees Temple – Darjeeling

After breakfast there will be Darjeeling city tour including HMI & Darjeeling Zoo (Thursday closed), tea garden, Tenzing Rock Tibetan Self Help Refugee Centre (Sunday Closed), Rangeet Valley Passerger Ropeway etc.

Day 03: Darjeeling to Gangtok (120 km / 4 hrs.)

Today you will proceed on a picturesque drive to Gangtok. En route visit Peshok view point- the confluence of river Tista & Rangit. Check into your hotel in Gangtok. The rest of the afternoon is free.

Day 04: Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir

Early in the morning (7.30 am) drive for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir. Enjoy yak ride around the lake (own cost). Lunch in hotel. Evening free for shopping in famous MG Road/ Lal Market in Gangtok.

Tsomgo Lake- Gangtok

Tsomgo Lake- Gangtok

Day 05: North Sikkim- Gangtok to Lachen (120 kms./6 hrs.)
After breakfast drive from Gangtok to Lachen (9,000 ft.). Enroute visit Tashi View Point, Kabi Lungchok, Phodong, Namok, mangan, Singhik, Chungthang, Lachung Valley. Reach Lachung in the afternoon.

Day 06: North Sikkim- Excurtion to Yumthang Valley (24 kms./2 hrs.)
After breakfast excurtion to Yumthang Valley (11,800 ft.). Rhododendrons, Orchids & varieties of flora & fauna are found during spring in the month of April & May. Yumthang is the summer grazing ground of the yaks. On the way back visit Sulpher Hot Spring, having medicinal values.

Day 07: North Sikkim- Lachung to Gangtok (125 km./ 5 hrs)
After breakfast transfer from Lachung to Gangtok. Enroute magnificent views high mountains of North Sikkim & water falls. Drop at your respective hotel in Gangtok. Rest of the day is at leisure.

North Sikkim on the way

North Sikkim on the way

Day 08: Gangtok to NJP/IXB (135 km. / 4 hrs.)

Drive back to Bagdogra Airport/ New Jalpaiguri railway station for your return journey. ‘Darjeeling Lachung Yumthang Tour’ ends.



Price Per Head in INR

Group Size2 pax4 pax6 pax

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All rates are in INR on per person basis, applicable for at least two persons traveling together & sharing one room.


Package includes:

  • All transfers & sight seeing in N.AC car according to itinerary.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in the above mentioned or any similar category hotels.
  • Meals: Economy, Standard & Deluxe package includes Breakfsat. Premium package includes Breakfast & Dinner. Lachung Hotels include all major meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
  • Assistance on arrival.
  • All applicable service & permit charges.





Economy Hotels

DestinationsHotel NameMeal PlanNights
DarjeelingNew Sathi/ Revolver or similarCP2
GangtokTashi Thendup/ Renam or similarCP3
LachungApple Valley InnAP2


Standard Hotels

DestinationsHotel NameMeal PlanNights
DarjeelingNorth Star/ Marvel International or similarCP2
GangtokDeep Residency/ Juniper Tree or similarCP3
LachungFortuna/ Cliff ViewAP2


Deluxe Hotels

DestinationsHotel NameMeal PlanNights
DarjeelingVilla Everest/ Retreat/ Golden Heights   or similarCP2
GangtokRendezvous (Deluxe)/ Sikkim Retreat   or similarCP3
LachungHimalayan ResidencyAP2


Premium Hotels      

DestinationsHotel NameMeal PlanNights
DarjeelingVilla Everest/ Retreat/ Golden Heights   or similarCP2
GangtokDenzong Regency/ Mt. Siniolchu   or similarCP3
LachungHimalayan ResidencyAP2


EP- Room only
CP- Room & Breakfast
MAP- Room + Breakfast & Lunch/Dinner
AP- Room + Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner



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