North Sikkim Tour Packages
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Gangtok  Lachen  Lachung Tour with a visit to Yumthang Valley & Gurudongmar Lake

North Sikkim Tour starts with a drive from Gangtok to Lachen Lachung with a visit to Yumthang Valley and a drive to Gurudongmar Lake at the border with Tibet. Closed to outsiders North Sikkim was opened to the outside world only lately. Gangtok Lachen Lachung Tour takes you to places in Sikkim with timeless Buddhist Monasteries and small hamlets inhabited by ancient Lepcha tribes of North Sikkim. Driveways decorated with waterfalls, deep gorges and snow clad mountains. Numerous waterfalls along the road make the North Sikkim Tour extremely picturesque. The entire North Sikkim Tour  revolves around the part of Sikkim close to the border with Tibet. This part of North Sikkim is also famous for the Green Lake Trek which start and ends in Lachen, one of the most popular Treks in Sikkim

While on a North Sikkim Tour, drive from Gangtok in east Sikkim to lachung in North sikkim view the mesmerizing himalayan range, cross over green valleys and gaze at the waterfalls dotted at every bend and corner.  While in Lachung drive to Yumthang Valley, known as the switzerland of Sikkim, a picture perfect valley with a river flowing in the middle and sorrounded on both sides by the snow clad himalayas and the valley floor filled with seasonal flowers.

Visit to Lachen with an early morning drive to Gurudongmar Lake 

Drive further on to North Sikkim to Lachen stay overnight and drive to Gurudongmar Lake situated on the Sikkim Tibet Border at an altitude of 18,000feet. On the way back stop at Thangu, a small village in a beautiful valley to view miles of meadows running into the tibetan mainland. Visit the age old monastery in Lachen.

Highlights of the North Sikkim Tour

North Sikkim is famous for it’s exquisite scenic Himalayan beauty, like the Yumthang Valley at an altitude of 12400 feet and zero Point or Yumaesandong almost at the Border with Tibet. Gurundongmar Lake at 18000 feet overlooking Tibetan Plateau is another example of exquisite beauty that North Sikkim boasts of, while the Century old Monastery at Lachen cannot be ignored either. Meeting the ancient Lepcha Tribes of North Sikkim. And ofcourse enjoying the hospitality and the sublime beauty of the most remote part of Sikkim Himalayas cannot be ignored altogether.

More about North Sikkim

North Sikkim with it’s headquarter at Mangan, is the biggest of the four District that Sikkim has, and is also the seventh least populated District in India. The district has a population density of 10 inhabitants per square kilometre, and the population are mainly of Lepcha and Bhutia descent, while Tibetan community also constitute a small part of the local populace. Buddhism is the main religion followed by majority of the people in North Sikkim district, but Hinduism is also practised by a considerable population.

North Sikkim also shares Kanchenjunga National Park with West Sikkim and the Shingba Rhododendron Wildlife Park is also located here in the Yumthang valley.

With most of it’s land falling in the mountains, North Sikkim is mountainous, from dense temperate forest to Alpine vegetation and thinning out to the shrubs and bushes like in the Tundra at Gurudongmar Lake. Being close to the border with Tibetan mainland, controlled by the Peoples Republuic of China is heavily patrolled by the Indian Defence Personnel.

TRIP FACTS :

  • Total No.of Days:   9 Days.
  • Minimum No. of  Participants :   2Pax.
  • Style of Tour :   Jeep Tour.
  • Starting Point:   Bagdogra Airport/NJP Rail Station/Nepal Border.
  • Ending Point :   Bagdogra Airport / NJP Rail Station / Nepal Border.
  • Best Season :   March–June & September-December.
  • Customized private Trek & Tour can be arranged for a minimum of two persons on request on a date of your choice.

North Sikkim Tour  Itinerary

Day 1:   Arrive at Bagdogra Airport / NJP Rail Station. Gangtok Lachen Lachung Tour Starts.
Receive and Drive to Gangtok. Overnight Hotel.
Day 2:   Gangtok Sight Seeing. Overnight Hotel.
Day 3:   Drive to Tchangu Lake-Nathula Border Post. Drive back to Gangtok. Overnight Hotel.
Day 4:   Drive to Lachung. Overnight Hotel.
Day 5:   Drive to Yumthang Valley. Return to Lachung for the Night.Overnight Hotel.
Day 6:   Drive to Lachen. Overnight Hotel.
Day 7:   Early Morning Drive to Gurudongmar Lake(17,800ft) at the Sikkim Tibet Border.
Return to Lachen. Overnight Hotel.
Day 8:   Drive back to Gangtok. Overnight Hotel.
Day 9:   Drive to Bagdogra Airport/NJP Rail Station / Nepal Border. End of North Sikkim Tour.
Extension can be made to Darjeeling/Bhutan.

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Gangtok Lachen Lachung Tour Cost :

  • 2- 4 Persons : US$890 / Person
  • 6 – 8Persons : US$810 / Person
  • Indian Travellers Kindly Enquire for quotes in Indian Rupees

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TOUR COST INCLUDES:

  • Hotel accommodation-twin share including breakfasts in Standard Hotel.
  • All road transport as per itinerary by car/jeep.
  • Service of an English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees to monuments visited.
  • All Permits for Sikkim.

DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • personal clothing/equipment.
  • Cable Car Ride in Gangtok & Tchangu Lake
  • Lunches and dinners during hotel stays.
  • Bottled or alcoholic drinks.
  • Tips, client insurance, evacuation costs.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.

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Note: The above itinerary is a sample,intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, physical ability of the participants  etc.  may dictate itinerary changes either before departure or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change this schedule in the interest of the trip participant’s safety, comfort and general well being.

(All relevant Terms & Conditions apply).

 

North Sikkim Tour Cost :

  • 2- 4 Persons : US$890 / Person
  • 6 – 8Persons : US$810 / Person
  • Indian Travellers Kindly Enquire for quotes in Indian Rupees

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TOUR COST INCLUDES:

  • Hotel accommodation-twin share including breakfasts in Standard Hotel.
  • All road transport as per itinerary by car/jeep.
  • Service of an English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees to monuments visited.
  • All Permits for Sikkim.

DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • personal clothing/equipment.
  • Cable Car Ride in Gangtok & Tchangu Lake
  • Lunches and dinners during hotel stays.
  • Bottled or alcoholic drinks.
  • Tips, client insurance, evacuation costs.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.

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(All relevant Terms & Conditions apply).

 

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