Gurudongmar Lake -North Sikkim

Gurudongmar Lake -North Sikkim

Sikkim Splendor Tour Overview:

Duration : 09N/10D

Circuit: Siliguri/Bagdogra –Pelling – Gangtok –Lachen –Gurudongmar Lake –Lachung –Yumthang Valley –Gangtok -Siliguri/Bagdogra

Best Time:
Oct to mid Dec- for clear weather & best view of Mt.Kanchandzonga.
Jan to mid Mar- for snow in Tsomgo Lake & North Sikkim
Mid Mar to Apr- for orchid & rhododendron in North Sikkim

Short Itinerary:
Day 01: Siliguri/Bagdogra to Pelling
Day 02: Pelling sightseeing
Day 03: Pelling to Gangtok
Day 04: Gangtok city tour
Day 05: Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
Day 06: Gangtok to Lachen
Day 07: Gurudongmar Lake
Day 08: Yumthang Valley
Day 09: Lachung to Gangtok
Day 10: Gangtok to Siliguri/Bagdogra

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Siliguri/ Bagdogra to Pelling (145 Km / approx 5.5 hrs)

Welcome to Sikkim Splendor Tour. On arrival at the Bagdogra airport or New Jalpaiguri railway station (own cost), you will be transferred to Pelling.

Pemeyantse Monastery Pelling

Pemeyantse Monastery Pelling

Day 02: Pelling sight seeing

Today you will proceed to full day sight seeing to Rimbi False, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kanchandzonga False, Khecheopalri Lake, Pemayangtse monastery etc.

Day 03: Pelling to Gangtok (124 km / 4.5 hrs.)

Today you will proceed on a picturesque drive to Gangtok. En route visit Ravangla – a small township & the district head quarter of South Sikkim. Check into your hotel in Gangtok . The rest of the afternoon is free.

Hanuman Tok- Gangtok

Hanuman Tok- Gangtok

Day 04: Gangtok City Tour

Proceed on a city tour visiting Ganesh Tok, tashi view point, Do Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Directirate of Handicrafts & Handlooms having numerous collection of Tibetian Thankss & artifacts, Enchy Monastery, Rumtek Monastery/ Ban-Jakri Falls (Any one) and the marvelous collection of orchids in the Flower Exhibition Centre.

Day 05: 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 06: Gangtok to Lachen (9,000 ft.)(120 kms./6 hrs.)
Today you will proceed for a picturesque drive to North Sikkim. After breakfast you will be transferred to Lachen from Gangtok. On the the way you can enjoy mountain hamlets like Phodong, Kabi Lungchok, Namok, Singhik, mangan, Chungthang etc, waterfalls rivers & valleys. Over night at Lachen.

Day 07: Gurudongmar (18,000 ft.). Lachen to Lachung
After breakfast there will be an excursion to Gurudongmar Lake & Chopta Valley (14,500 ft.). Gurudongmar Lake at an elecation of 18,000 ft offers magnificent view of Mount Kanchandzonga & Mount Siniolchu. Lunch at Lachen & proceed to Lachung (50 km). Overnight at Lachung.

Yumthang Valley- North Sikkim

Yumthang Valley- North Sikkim

Day 08: Yumthang Valley (24 kms./2 hrs.)
After breakfast start your excursion to Yumthang Valley (11,800 ft.). The valley is famous for various Rhododendrons, Orchids & other flora & fauna. Yumthang is also known as valley of Flowers. On the way back to Lachung visit Sulpher Hot Spring, having medicinal values. Over night at Lachung.

Day 09: Lachung to Gangtok (125 km./ 5 hrs)
After breakfast you will be transferred to Gangtok from Lachung. Enroute enjoy beautiful valleys, mountains & water falls. Reach Gangtok & rest of the day is at leisure.


North Sikkim

North Sikkim

Day 10: Gangtok to NJP/IXB (135 km. / 4 hrs.)

Drive back to Bagdogra Airport/ New Jalpaiguri railway station for your return journey. ‘Sikkim Splendor Tour’ ends.




Sikkim Tour Package Cost/Price :
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. Lachen & Lachung Hotels include all major meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
  • Assistance on arrival.
  • All applicable service & permit charges





Economy Hotels

DestinationsHotel NameMeal PlanNights
PellingHoliday Inn (standard)CP2
GangtokTashi Thendup/ RenamCP4
LachenSnow Lion/ Holiday InnAP1
LachungApple Valley InnAP2


Standard Hotels

DestinationsHotel NameMeal PlanNights
PellingHoliday Inn (Deluxe)/ Pemaling ResidencyCP2
GangtokJuniper Tree/ Deep ResidencyCP4


Deluxe Hotels

DestinationsHotel NameMeal PlanNights
PellingDe RegencyCP2
GangtokRendezvous (Deluxe)/ Sikkim RetreatCP4
LachenHimalayan ResidencyAP1
LachungHimalayan ResidencyAP2


Premium Hotels

DestinationsHotel NameMeal PlanNights
PellingNorbughang ResortMAP2
GangtokDenzong Regency/ Mt.SiniolchuMAP4
LachenHimalayan ResidencyAP1
LachungHimalayan ResidencyAP2


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




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