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Destinations Covered: 3N Gangtok, 1N Lachen, 1N Lachung, 2N Pelling, 2N Darjeeling

Start Point: NJP Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport

End Point: NJP Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport

Accommodation: Hotel / Guesthouse

Transportation: Car, Tempo Traveler.

Customization: Available as per the requirement


One of the most beautiful states in the North East of India, this north Sikkim tour package is one of the best ways to explore. Sikkim, bordered by Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet, and located in the higher Himalayas, is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the country and has gained its popularity owed to the naturally serene Himalayan beauty. Home to many majestic peaks like the second highest mountain in the world, Kanchenjunga (8586 m above sea level), valleys like the Yumthang Valley, rivers like the Lachung Chu and Lachen Chu, lakes like the Gurudongmar Lake and many waterfalls, Sikkim is one paradise of a state to visit. 


And as you will find out in one of the best North Sikkim tours, the beauty of this state cannot be described in words or be captured in photographs, but one has to see for themselves why all the hype surrounding the state is actually worth all the attention that it gets. For over a week, you will find yourself falling in love over and over again with the valleys, peaks, meadows, waterfalls, confluences and all the colours of this beautiful state. 

About the Activity:

  • Indulge in this 9 day tour of Sikkim for a relishing experience of the most beautiful region of north India.
  • The breath taking landscapes that include mountains, waterfalls, forests, lakes and monasteries have been attracting thousands of people.
  • During this tour you will be witnessing the charming beauty of Changu Lake, Lachung Chu, Yumthnag valley etc.
  • The package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the trip.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Bagdogra Airport / NJP Railway Station to Gangtok (135km/4-5 Hours)

    Upon arrival at the Bagdora Airport/NJP Railway station, you will be transferred to Gangtok

    The journey will take 4-5 hours to arrive at the hotel.

    After check-in, head out to explore the M. G. Road or the local shopping centre.

  • Day 2 - Tsomgo Lake, Baba Mandir

    Today, go for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir.

    Located at an elevation of 3753m/12,310ft, the Tsomgo Lake is an oval shaped lake nearly 50 ft deep and remains covered with snow for most of the year.

    It is a haven for many migratory birds like the Brahmini ducks.

    Also witness the sacred Baba Mandir nearby.

    Then head back to Gangtok.

  • Day 3 - Gangtok to Lachen (107 km/4 Hours)

    Drive to Lachen (9500ft), a village surrounded by snow-capped peaks and beautiful alpine meadows via Chungthang, another quiet and picturesque hamlet on the higher Himalayas famous for its proximity to the Kanchenjunga National park.

    Overnight at Lachen hotel

  • Day 4 - Lachen – Gurudongma Lake – Lachung

    Start early this morning, and have breakfast at Thangu before you proceed for an excursion trip through the Kanchenjunga National park, to Gurudongmar Lake.

    After this, return to Lachen for your transfer to Lachung.

    Falling en-route, you will visit the Confluence of Lachen Chu and Lachung Chu at Chungthang, Bhim Nala Waterfall and Holy Rock at Chungthang.

    Overnight dinner and stay at Lachung hotel.

  • Day 5 - Lachung – Yumthang – Gangtok

    Leave for Yumthang valley after breakfast, it takes an hour drive and the valley is situated at an altitude of 11800 feet. It is more famously known as the valley of flowers.

    You will see the river Lachung Chu flowing right along the valley.

    Yumthnag valley beautified with Yumey Samdong and Katao, two hot springs here is a favourite tourist spot.

    Head back to Lachung later for your transfer to Gantok

    Overnight at hotel in Gangtok

  • Day 6 - Gangtok - Pelling via Ravangla

    After breakfast transfer to Pelling via Ravangla.

    Enroute Buddha Park.

    Overnight at Pelling.

  • Day 7 - Pelling City Tour

    After breakfast start for full day sightseeing which includes, Rimbi Falls, and Kanchenjunga falls, Khecheopalri Lake (a sacred lake, about 2 hours drive from Pelling, also known as wish fulfilling lake).

    Overnight at Pelling.

  • Day 8 - Pelling - Darjeeling

    After breakfast transfer to Darjeeling (6,950 ft.) via Singla Check post. On arrival check-in to hotel & rest of the day free. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.

  • Day 9 - Darjeeling Sightseeing

    Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather) – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop – Back to hotel for breakfast - After breakfast next round of sightseeing - Half Day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda – Back to hotel – Evening free to stroll around the area - Overnight stay at Darjeeling

  • Day 10 - Darjeeling- IXB/NJP Drop

    After breakfast, proceed to the NJP Station / Bagdogra Airport(IXB).

    Board your train/flight for your onward destination.

Stay

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  • Accommodation on a double sharing basis

Meal

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  • Breakfast on all days

Activity

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  • Sightseeing

Other Inclusions

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  • Inner permits and other similar permits

Transport

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  • Transportation during the trip

Things To Carry

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  • Hats
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  • Sunscreen
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Warm clothes
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  • Camera

Advisory

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  • As per state guidelines, Travellers wearing a turban are not allowed in Lachen.
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  • Thrillophilia reserves the right to rearrange or change the itinerary for reasons that are beyond control like Natural calamity, weather conditions, road block etc.
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  • Pick up from airport should be mandatorily between 5 am to 7 pm. Beyond these timings, it is recommended to stay in Siliguri & Traveller is advised to let Thrillophilia know before booking if they are arriving after 7 PM in Siliguri so that Thrillophilia can rearrange their Itinerary.
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  • 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.
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  • 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 main market area between 8:00 – 20:00 thus these vehicles are not allowed to drop/pick up the travellers directly to/from hotel in Sikkim, Darjeeling, Gangtok & Pelling.
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  • Nathula Pass is Indo-China Border which is operated by the Indian Army. There are some limitations to the entry of civilian therefore this place is optional in the itinerary. Travellers can opt for visiting this place at an additional charge directly to the tour operator. However, whether the travellers will be permitted to Nathula pass still depends on the instructions of Sikkim Tourism on the particular day of visit morning at 09:30 AM. Also, Nathula Check Post closes at 10:30 am & is closed on Monday & Tuesday every week.
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  • 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 is included in the package
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  • Mt. Katao, Kalapathhar, Chopta Valley and Zero Point can be added on the extra cost of 4000/spot, payable on the spot and is subjected to availability. (Applicable for North Sikkim)
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  • Cholamo 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Thrillophilia may do their best to provide an accommodation out of the accommodation list shared with the guest however a *similar hotel in the category booked by the traveller may also be assigned pertaining to various reasons like unavailability, Maintenance, Security, feedback from multiple guests & extenuating circumstances like an accident at a hotel or intervention of local authorities, bad weather, Political/social disturbances, roadblocks, VVIP movements & state transport rule prohibition. We will inform you about the change & reasons behind it in advance.
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  • North Sikkim includes tribal villages like Lachen & Lachung which has beautiful scenic views of Kanchenjunga range however they are very remote destinations where the accommodation quality may vary compared to accommodations in Gangtok or Darjeeling. The accommodation is very basic in nature, One may not expect luxuries here. There are no star categories in remote destinations such as Lachen & Lachung
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  • Senior citizens and travellers younger than 4 years are not recommended to go to Gurudongmar Lake because of low oxygen. Permits for the infant under 2 years of age are not granted by North Sikkim tourism that means if you have a baby, You will not be allowed to go to North Sikkim.
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  • Zero Point is not included in Itinerary & is optional. It is completely dependent on the weather.
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  • 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.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities or sightseeing may be cancelled and in such cases, the operator will try to provide an alternate feasible activity when it’s possible. A refund may not be applicable & we may not be responsible for any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc
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  • Foreigners are not allowed to visit the Baba Mandir
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  • 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.
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  • Real time cancellation is not entertained due to any reasons whatsoever. There will be no refund applicable. Rescheduling date of travel is treated as cancellation. 100% of the tour cost will be charged as cancellation fee due to charges levied in pre-planning & pre-bookings.
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  • Cancellation as per cancellation policies on website.
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  • GST is applicable to the package and not mentioned in the above cost.
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  • Air Fare / Train fare /Bus fare are not included in the package.
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  • The traveler will have to take care of their international airfare, visa fees, airport tax or any kind of insurance cover
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  • Do not consume alcohol or any other intoxicants during the tour.
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  • The tour takes place through Eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites.

Tour Type

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  • This is a private tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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