Destinations Covered: Gangtok -Pelling
04 Nights/05 Days
Pelling:- Pelling is a lovely town nestled away in the Himalayas. It is a part of the district of North Sikkim, India. It is blessed with abundant natural beauty. The landscape is dotted with exotic waterfalls and lakes. The Changey, Rimbi and Khangchendzonga waterfalls, and the Khecheopalri Lake add to Pelling’s natural beauty, enticing nature lovers and trekkers alike. An interesting place to visit is the Pemayangtse Monastery that was constructed in 1705. Located close to the monastery is the Rabdantse Ruins, once the capital of Sikkim, it was razed to the ground by the Gurkhas who invaded the area. Another popular monastery in Pelling is the Sangachoeling Monastery, which was constructed in 1697. Also worth visiting is the Sewaro Rock Garden, which has now become a popular picnic spot. The town attempts to give urban dwelling tourists, a chance to experience the humble rural way of living by inviting them to partake in specific activities like milking a cow. Fishing is allowed at the Rimbi Falls so tourists who like fishing can try their hand at it. The Yuma meditation centre is a great place to not only learn the benefits of meditation but also to gain insight into the vibrant Hindu mythology.
Gangtok:-Such tour packages are offered to cover some of the prime destinations in and around Darjeeling and Gangtok. During your Beauty of the North East tours, you will explore Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise and its amazing effects on the Mt. Kanchendzonga, Ghoom Monastery and Batashia Loop War Memorial and many others. Other attractions consist of Padmaja N. Zoological Garden, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tibetan Refugee Self-help Center, Ropeway, and various others. Chortan( Stupa) Institute of Tibetology, Institute of Handicrafts and handlooms (Closed on Sunday) and, Ranka Monastery &Jakhri water falls. In Gangtok, you will visit the main attractions along with Tsomgo Lake at an altitude of 12400 ft, 32kms from Gangtok City. The lake is about 1 Km long, oval in shape and 15 meter deep. It is considered sacred by the local people. Please go through our day to day tour itinerary and enjoy your holidays in a memorable way through beauty of the North East tours.
Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
- Day 01: –Bagdogra to Gangtok
On arrival at Bagdogra Airport/New Jalpaiguri Railway Station, our representative will greet you and drive you to Gangtok. Enjoy the scenic route. When you reach, check-in at the hotel. The rest of the day is allotted for leisure when you can explore the local markets and indulge in their local delicacies like momos and thukpa. You may also opt to visit some places of interest such as MG Road, Rumtek Monastery, Ban Jhakri Falls and the Flower Exhibition Centre (leisure activities are not included in the package). Then return to the hotel for the night.
- Day 02: –The Best of Gangtok
Wake up to a pleasant morning, have a refreshing breakfast. Embark upon a sightseeing tour covering the Tsomgo Lake and Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. Also visit the beautiful Tsomgo Lake, a sacred place situated at an elevation of about 12,400 feet and formed by the melting snows of its surrounding mountains. It offers a splendid sight and makes a serene getaway in the lap of nature. Then get back to the hotel, enjoy a delicious dinner and retreat for the night. Optional: Have your vacation customised and get a Nathula Pass tour to the Republic of China incorporated. (Nathula cost extra). Note: Nathula visit is subject to availability. It remains closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
- Day 03: –Gangtok – Pelling
Enjoy a lip-smacking breakfast, and then proceed to Pelling. On the way cover Ravangla (Budha Park&Ravangla sightseeing) As soon as you arrive Pelling, check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay in Pelling Distance from Gangtok to Pelling: 117 km. Travel time – approx. 5 hours.
- Day 04: –Pelling local sightseeing
After breakfast, start your sightseeing tour. Visit the sacred Khecheopalri Lake, Kanchenjunga Falls, Pemayangtse Monastery which is the 2nd oldest monastery of Sikkim along with the Darap Village. The evening is free for individual activity and leisure.
- Day 05: –Pelling – Bagdogra / New JalpaiguriAfter breakfast get transferred to the Bagdogra Airport / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station for your journey back home.
- Airport or railway station transfer
- AC transportation by private vehicles as per itineraries and package (AC will be switched off on hilly area)
- Daily breakfast at hotel.
- All accommodation on twin sharing basis (3/4 star category)
- All parking charges and Road taxes, toll taxes.
- Children below 6 years of age sharing with parents would be complimentary on room only basis.
- Camera fee
- Alcoholic / Non- Alcoholic beverages
- Travel insurance
- 5% GST
- Any Airfare / Train fare
- Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, and vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.
- Tips, laundry & phone call
- All entry fees for sightseeing (If applicable)
- All personal expenses
- Others (Out of Itinerary)