GURUDONGMAR LAKE & YUMTHANG VALLEY TOUR

Duration : 7 Days & 6 Nights
Location : North and East Sikkim
Catagory : Couple and Family Package

Itinerary

Day 1 : Bagdogra/NJP to Gangtok

Welcome to Gangtok, After you arrive at Bagdogra or NJP prepare yourself to view the beauty of rallying rivers and streams, vibrant valleys, vatic villages during your drive to Gangtok. After arriving, you will be checked into a hotel and then you can enjoy your leisure time, while we arrange for your overnight stay.

Day 2 : Gangtok Sight Seeing

Next day, we will take you for local sightseeing. You can view Majestic Mt. Kanchanzanga from Tashi View point, one of the most famous viewpoints amongst the local as well as the tourists. Your next stop will be at Ganesh Tok, a place where you will not only get to meet lord Ganesha, but you will get to enjoy sweeping views of the city from this point. Another is Enchey Monastery, one of the oldest Monasteries in Sikkim, which will give you surprisingly interesting insight about Buddhism in Sikkim. We will take you to other stops worth exploring are Flower show , Handloom and handicraft Institute , Lingdum Monastery , Rumtek Monastery , Namgyal institute of Tibetology And Chorten Stupa. Bhanjkhari aters falls, the savagely beautiful falls accompanied by the information about different cultures in Sikkim.

Day 3 : Gangtok to Lachen

Takes around six hours drive from Gangtok and once you reach there you will know it’s worth the drive. Its alluring simplicity makes Lachen one of the favourite tourist destinations in Sikkim. Lachen means “ Big Pass”, it is the starting point for some of the most interesting treks in North Sikkim as well as the gateway to the holy Guru Dongmar and Thangu Lake. After your visit to holy Guru Dongmar and Thangu Lake, you will spend your evening in Lachung. When night falls, the sky sparkles with endless stars: there's no light pollution out here, making it a spectacular place to “be in nature”.

Day 4 : Guru Dongmar Lake to Lachung

Headout to one of the most scared lakes of Sikkim – Guru Dongmar Lake. Located at an altitude of 17,800 ft, it is believed that the lake is blessed by Guru Padmashambhava, also known as Guru Rinpoche, founder of Tibetan Buddhism who visited the lake in the 8th century. You can enjoy stunning views of lakes, gentle hills and valleys. In addition, legend has it that "whoever takes the water of this lake will gain virility and strength". After your visit to holy Guru Dongmar, Chopta and Thangu, you will spend your evening in Lachung. When night falls, the sky sparkles with endless stars: there's no light pollution out here, making it a spectacular place to “be in nature”.

Day 5 : Lachung to Yumthang Valley

1.30 Hours drive from Lachung you will reach Yumgthan: Valley of flowers. If you are flowers lover you would want to live in Yumgthang Valley forever, if you are not, you will fall in love with flowers here. Yungthang is home to the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, which has over twenty-four species of the rhododendron, the state flower. Continue your exploration for a walking tour to hot spring, which is few hundred yards from the road. Stroll and enjoy pedestrian bridge on the River Lachung on your way to the hot spring.

Day 6 : Lachung to Gangtok

Once you are back in the town you can enjoy your leisure time in your hotel room, or you can visti M.G Marg One of the most exciting spots in town. This visit will give you a chance to interact with local people and a chance to enjoy the soothing weather of the town. You may also to shop around for souvenirs.

Day 7 : Drop Back to NJP/ Bagdora Air port

 

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