This is one of the most popular tour packages of Sikkim because it is more of a luxury tour with little travel in between destinations and covers the modern hill station town of Gangtok, the capital and some high altitude lakes & terrains as well as the raw nature of Pelling with majestic Kanchenjunga view.
Gangtok Pelling Tour Packages Itinerary
Duration : 5 Nights / 6 Days,
Day 1: Arrival at Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) - Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus (Junction) / Siliguri and Transfer to Gangtok - Check into hotel. Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) and local Shopping centre. Over Night stay at Gangtok.
Day 2: Excursion to Changu / Tsomgo Lake - Early morning breakfast. This is nearly 48 kilometers drive and takes nearly 2 hours - Visit to Tsomgo / Changu Lake and Baba Mandir, cool, serene water and the picturesque beauty with alpine vegetation all along the way. Tsomgo lake is one of the holy lakes of the region. Till April it is full of snow and lay frozen. After that proceed to visit the mysterious Baba Mandir with a legendary story of why an army personnel is worshiped at a temple. (Nathula Pass supplement of INR 3000 - INR 4000 /- has to be paid on the spot as it is not included in the final costing). Back to hotel for lunch or lunch on the way – The rest of the day is free - Evening one is free to stroll around M G Road or the Local Market - Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 3: Gangtok Local Sightseeing- After breakfast at the hotel. This sight-seeing expedition will include a visit to Enchey Monastery, Bakthang Waterfalls, Ganesh Tok, Tashi view-point, Do Drul Chorten Stupa, Directorate of Handicraft and Handloom, Flower Show, Institute of Tibetology, Banjhakri Falls and Ropeway. After this eventful day, get back to your room for a peaceful snooze.
Day 4: Transfer to Pelling – Early morning breakfast – A drive of approximately 140 kilometres, 04 hours’ drive through scenic road. Pelling is situated at an altitude of 2072 meters / 6800 feet. On a clear day guest can get a clear view of Himalayan range with snow-capped mount Pandim, Kumbhakarna, Rathong, Kanchenjunga, Zopuno, Shimbho, Narsing, Sinolchu etc. It is one of the exotic settlement with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids, historical sites, short trek routes and the magnificent view of Kanchenjunga. Check into hotel - Evening free to roam around the small settlement - Over Night stay at Pelling.
Day 5: Pelling Local sightseeing - After breakfast at hotel – Drive for Full Day Sight Seeing of Pelling and its surroundings. The routes are forested and the botanical and zoological richness is inspiring. Places of visit are Rimbi water Falls, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kechopalri Lake, it is one of the holy Buddhist lake and it is believed that any wish in front of the lake comes true - Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird and thus the water surface is always free of leaves, Kechopalri Monastery, Kanchenjunga water Falls, Pemayangtse Monastery , Rabdantse ruins, the scenic view from the top of the ruin to the mystic heights of Kanchenjunga ranges is something to be cherished. Back to hotel & Evening free to roam around the helipad or Shopping centre. Over Night stay at Pelling.
Day 6: Departure from Pelling to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) - Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus (Junction) / Siliguri. After breakfast transfer to Siliguri - Nearly 140 kilometers 5 hours’ drive. The drive will be along the River Rangit and next along the River Teesta - Stop at Coronation bridge for photography. With that we end your 5 Night 6 Days Gangtok Pelling Tour Packages.
GANGTOK PELLING 5N 6 DAYS TOUR PACKAGES PLAN | Explore Sikkim
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