Gangtok Itinerary (3 Nights 4 Days)
Meet & Greet on our arrival at Bagdogra airport and drive to Gangtok (Alt.5550Ft/1675M). The picturesque Teesta follows you all the way.On arrival, check in to hotel. You could stroll about the neighborhood or shop at MG Marg in the evening.
Overnight at Gangtok.
After breakfast , start for a full day trip to –
Tsomgo Lake (12400ft), which is only 32 kms from Gangtok City, the Lake is almost about 1Km long, oval in shape and 15 mtrs deep. The Lake is considered sacred by the local people. 12 kms further visit the New Baba Harvajan Singh Mandir. believed to have wish-fulfilling powers. On every Sundays the temple provides free meals to the visitors.
Nathula Pass, was a major corridor of passage between India and Tibet before it was closed in 1962. Located around 56 kms from Gangtok at an altitude of 14450 ft, the road to Nathula, one of the highest motorable roads, passes through the Tsomgo lake. On a clear day you can even see the road winding down the Chumbi valley.
Note: Nathula Pass visit will be on direct payment basis as because it depends on availability of permit from army and weather & road Condition.
Overnight at Gangtok.
After breakfast, start for a tour in and around Gangtok. Visit
Tashi View Point : built by Tashi Namgyal, offering a panoramic view of Mt Khangchendzonga.
Gonjang Monastery : Gonjang Monastery near Tashi View Point was established in the year 1981. The founder is H.E. Tingkye Gonjang Rimpoche. He was recognised as an incarnation of Yolmo Terton Ngakchang Shakya Zangpo, a 15th century Nyingmapa Terton. The monastery follows Jangter tradition of Nyingmapa school of Tibetan Buddhism.
Bakthang Water Falls : Natural waterfall rushing down rocks into a small pool, viewable by a modest footbridge.
Handicraft & Handlooms Center : (Closed on Sunday & Govt. Holiday) in such cases alternative sightseeing will be shown
Do-drul Chorten : Built by the Venerable Trullshi Rimpoche, head of the Nyingma order of Tibeten Buddhism, in 1945. Inside the stupa, there are complete mandala set of Dorjee phurba (Vajra Kilaya), a set of Kang Gyur relic (Holy Book), complete ‘Zung’ (mantras) and other religious objects. Around the Chorten, there are 108 Mani Lhakor (Prayer Wheels).
Namgyal Institute of Tibetology : (Closed on Sunday & Govt. Holiday) in such cases alternative sightseeing will be shown The most prestigious research institute of its kind in the world, NIT is a treasure of vast collection of rare Lepcha, Tibetan and Sanskrit manuscripts, statues and rare Thankas (colourful tapestries used in Buddhist liturgy). Apart from an attractive museum, it has over 200 Buddhist icons and other prized objects of art.
Hur Huray Dara the Nam Nang view point : Provides a panoramic view of the lush forests and the vibrant green valley.
White Memorial Hall : a typical british structure constructed in 1932 in memory of Claude White
Flower Show Hall : a popular permanent exhibition of Sikkims diverse flowering fauna, located near the White Hall.
Gangtok Ropeway : offering a breathtaking panoramic birds-eye view of the mountains and the valley. Back to hotel and free evening to roam around MG Marg for shopping.
Overnight at Gangtok
After breakfast check out from hotel & drive to NJP/IXB & cherish your memories.
- Accommodation in the listed Hotels.
- All transfers in an exclusive non-ac vehicle.
- All permits and applicable taxes.
- Professional Assistance of a Manager with strong geographical and operational knowledge on a pro-active services on 24X7 basis.