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North Sikkim with Pelling Highlights

  • Embark on a spiritual journey to the Baba Mandir and Then visit Tsomgo Lake.
  • Visit to the Highest Altitude lake of India The Gurudongmar Lake at 11,800 Ft.
  • Get Submerged in the Beauty Of Buddha Park when driving towards Pelling.
  • Explore the Beautiful Yumthang Valley at 12140 Ft. the Valley of Flowers of Sikkim.
  • Nothing like waking up to catch a glimpse of India's highest peak - Kanchenjunga.

North Sikkim with Pelling Overview

About the destination:

Sikkim, A gem of North East, is renowned for its unrivalled excellence and stunning beauty. Sikkim is situated in the immaculate characteristic magnificence of the Himalayas, wedged between Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet. This all-around improved custom visit is a blend of tranquilly and harmony through which you can investigate the astounding excellence of this Himalayan slope region. Loosen up yourself away from the hustles and clamors of day by day existence with this Sikkim tour and walk around the grand valleys, amazing pinnacles, rich green glades, charming waters and investigate each hint of this most wonderful state.


Quick Facts of North Sikkim Tour with Pelling :

Start Point/ End Point : IXB Airport/ NJP Railway Station

Pick-up/ Drop Timing : As per Traveler

Duration : 7 Nights & 8 Days

Destinations Covered : Pellling - Gangtok - Nathu La - Lachen - Lachung - Gangtok

Customization : Available on Request


Note- Surcharges are applicable from 1st April - 30 June, 05th October - 25th October & 15th Dec - 5th January.

Inclusions of North Sikkim Tour with Pelling :

  • Private Accommodation in Standard Hotel (Upgradation Possible on Request)
  • Breakfast on All Days and All meals in Lachen and Lachung
  • Vehicle : Hatchback/ SUV (As per Requirement)
  • Permits
  • Parking charges
  • Toll
  • Petrol
  • Driver


About the North Sikkim Tour with Pelling:

  • Take in the vibrant hues of Tsomgo Lake, which have been illuminated by the bright sunlight.
  • Pay a visit to the Baba Mandir and learn about Captain Harbajan Singh's hidden story of self-sacrifice for the country.
  • When in Lachen, India’s Highest Altitude Lake “Gurudongmar Lake” waits for you. Sit beside the Lake for sometime to enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view it provides.
  • Heads towards an equal universe of nature with the entrancing scenes of charming knolls and blanketed slopes in Yumthang Valley.
  • Witness the mesmerizing magnificence of the Confluence of Lachen Chu and Lachung Chu River in Chungthang.
  • Wander amidst the natural, historical, and cultural values of Pelling and feel the peace and retrieve yourself from the hassle from the loud city-life. Visit Khecheopalri Lake, also known as the “Wish fulfilling Lake”. 
  • Pelling is known for its pristine natural beauty, where the natural and cultural assets remain untouched being a total getaway from the city-life hassle to nirvana.
  • Listen to the chanting of the Buddhist monk and tinkling of bells at the monasteries.
  • Snap first rate photos in the midst of regular ponders and make your online media companions jealous of this lifetime experience.

North Sikkim with Pelling Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival At Pelling
  • Reach Bagdogra / NJP station.
  • Our local representative will meet you at the airport/station as they will provide a transfer to the hotel.
  • Enjoy your dinner & overnight stay at Pelling.


Day 2
Pelling City Tour
  • After breakfast, get ready for a full day of sightseeing that includes Rimbi Waterfall, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kanchenjunga Waterfall, Khecheopalri Monastery, Rabdentse ruins, Pemayangtse Monastery, Darap Valley, Helipad Ground & Rimbi Orange garden.
  • Enjoy your dinner & overnight stay at Pelling.


Day 3
Pelling to Gangtok Via Ravangla
  • After a mouth-watering breakfast, transfer to Gangtok via Ravangla.
  • Witness the beauty of the famous Buddha Park in Ravangla.
  • The evening is free to go & discover the local beauty of Gangtok.
  • Do visit the beautiful M. G. Marg(on your own).
  • The M. G. Marg is the town centre of Gangtok. It’s like a long stretch of open mall or Boulevard square where tourists can take a leisure stroll or just sit and relax. The roads are lined up with the glittering shops, cafe, restaurants and bar on both sides.
  • Overnight stay in a hotel at Gangtok.


Day 4
Gangtok to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
  • After breakfast, day excursion to the beautiful Tsomgo Lake.
  • Tsomgo Lake is an oval-shaped glacial lake. It is home to brahminy ducks & several migratory birds. Alpine forests cover the catchment of the lake. There is also a small Shiva Temple on the bank of the lake.
  • Travel to Baba Mandir, another 17 km beyond Tsomgo Lake.
  • Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple is popularly known as Baba Mandir. This temple was made in the memory of an Indian Army soldier, Baba Harbhajan Singh.
  • Head back to Gangtok.
  • Overnight stay at Gangtok.


Day 5
Gangtok to Lachen Via Chungthang
  • Drive to Lachen (9500 ft.) via Chungthang town.
  • Lachen is a village in North Sikkim surrounded by snow-capped peaks and beautiful alpine meadows. Its natural beauty and serene vegetation are worth commending and it is believed to be one of the most noteworthy and popular places for Buddhist pilgrims & tourists.
  • A land of fairs and festivals, snow clad mountains, lakes, valley of flora and fauna and a vibrant local culture.
  • During Summer and Monsoon the entire place is dotted with flowers of all kinds.
  • Lunch in the mid-way.
  • Transfer to the hotel after reaching Lachen.
  • Have dinner & enjoy your stay at Lachen.


Day 6
Lachen - Gurudongmar - Lachung
  • Start early at 5 am, morning breakfast at Thangu.
  • Gurudongmar Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world which is 17,800 ft. It is considered a sacred lake and is encircled by snow-covered mountains.
  • Inhabited by Yaks, Blue sheep and other wildlife of high altitude.
  • Lakes has taken on a white tinge and has obscured visibility.
  • Witness the beauty of the lake & then return to Lachen.
  • Post lunch, transfer to Lachung.
  • Enjoy your dinner & stay at Lachung.


Day 7
Lachung - Yumthang Valley - Gangtok
  • Lachung is a village that is home to the 19th century Buddhist Lachung Monastery.
  • After breakfast, start off for Yumthang Valley (valley of flowers).
  • Yumthang Valley is the summer grazing ground of Yaks and winter playgrounds for Yetis.
  • The area blooms with rhododendrons, primulas, poppies, iris and other flora.
  • On the way back from the valley, visit Hot Spring.
  • Back to the resort for lunch & then transfer to Gangtok.
  • Enjoy your stay at Gangtok.


Day 8
End Of The Trip
  • After breakfast, proceed for NJP station / Bagdogra Airport (IXB).
  • Board your train/flight for your destination with unforgettable memories.
  • Have a great journey towards your hometown.


Select Package Option

Avail of this 8-day package of Sikkim and make thousands of memories. The tour takes you to Gangtok, North Sikkim and Pelling to make it a wonderful experience for you and your group.

Price Includes
  • Permits
  • Transfers
  • Stay
  • Meals

More Details about North Sikkim with Pelling

Know Before You Go for North Sikkim with Pelling

  • All Traveller including co-travellers must carry 2 passport size photo and 2 photocopies of a valid id proof along with the originals(voter id, passport, driving license, govt job dept id proof are only accepted). Travellers are recommended to share Soft copies with the tour operator on official WhatsApp chats/groups (Thrillophilia Chat groups) at least 3 days prior to the trip.
  • Kindly Note that in Lachen and Lachung, there are limited availability of the hotels hence by default we provide only Standard and deluxe accommodation. Further for any upgradation you can contact us.
  • Thrillophilia reserves the right to rearrange or change the itinerary for reasons that are beyond control like Natural calamity, weather conditions, road block etc.
  • As per state guidelines, travellers wearing a turban are not allowed in Lachen.
  • By default, we arrange a standard room in the category that travellers books. In case a traveller prefers an upper category room or a suite, they are requested to inform before booking the package.
  • As per North East guidelines, vehicles are not on disposal & may not deviate from the itinerary unless any issue occurs such as bad weather, Political/social disturbances, roadblocks, VVIP movements & state transport rule prohibition. Transport services are from point to point only. Also, Sumo/Bolero is not allowed in the main market area between 08:00 AM– 20:00 PM thus these vehicles are not allowed to drop/pick up the travellers directly to/from hotels in Sikkim.
  • Nathula Pass can be added at an extra cost 4000 INR/car, payable on the spot and is subjected to availability. (Applicable if Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir are included in the package.
  • Cholamu Lake, Green Lake and Lonak Valley are trekking routes, where cabs are not allowed and options for travelling at these spots have been barred by Sikkim Government.
  • The services in Tata Sumo/bolero/ non-luxury car (Allotted from Govt local union) cannot be guaranteed in a good condition as the vehicles are usually very old and are already driven for more than 1 lakh kilometre in hilly terrains. We avoid arranging these cars for travellers.
  • Heavy rainfalls are observed between June – September which means that real time itinerary changes are possible. In case the roads are blocked due to landslides or any other natural calamity, a permit to go to North Sikkim may not be issued. Thrillophilia will arrange alternate sightseeing for the travellers however cost of alternative accommodation needs to be borne by the customer as the hotels prebooked execute their cancellation policies & are nonrefundable. This is generally what happens when you book the hotels yourself as well.
  • Foreigners are not allowed to visit the Baba Mandir.
  • Any sightseeing point which is not completed due to time constraints, traffic jam, natural calamity, travelers starting late, permits issued late or any other reason beyond control, Thrillophilia does not take the liability for a refund or a discount.
  • GST is applicable to the package and not mentioned in the above cost.
  • While going on Higher altitude carry some required medicines as people at times face breathing difficulties so try not to exhaust yourself much.
  • Air Fare / Train fare /Bus fare are not included in the package.
  • The tour takes place through an eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites.
  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest at the time of booking, and also upon arrival. PAN card and aadhar card will not be considered as valid address proof.
  • Guidelines issued by the State-Government is to be followed. Social distancing to be maintained. Frequent hand sanitization and use of masks recommended.

Things To Carry for North Sikkim with Pelling

  • Warm clothes
  • Water bottle
  • Backpack with waterproof linings
  • Extra pair of socks
  • Thermal inners
  • Waterproof windcheater
  • Woollen cap, socks, mittens & scarf

North Sikkim with Pelling Map

Starting Point
Siliguri
Siliguri, West Bengal, India