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.
Darjeeling:- Lying amidst the slopes of the Lesser Himalayas and blanketed by emerald green plantations of tea, Darjeeling is a picturesque town in the Indian state of West Bengal. The majestic Kangchenjunga towers over this beautiful town, which is the third highest mountain in the world. Popularly known as the ‘Queen of the Hills’, Darjeeling provided stunning locations for many Bollywood movies including Barfi, Main Hoon Na and Aradhana. Developed by the British, the colonial era architecture can still be seen everywhere in Darjeeling. Tiger Hill offers a spectacular view of both Mount Everest and Mount Kangchenjunga. Lloyd’s Botanical Garden has a collection of several species of flora including oak, magnolia and bamboo. Go on an adventurous trek up to Sandakphu in Singalila Range, the highest peak in West Bengal and feast your eyes on the spellbinding panorama.
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.
Lachung:- Lachung is a picturesque town in North Sikkim. Situated close to the Indo–China border, tourists have to get permission from the government before visiting this breathtakingly beautiful hill station. At the top of your list of places to visit should be the Lachung Monastery, which was built in 1850. It is surrounded by apple orchards, and coincidentally, Lachung is famous for its apples as well as peaches and apricots. The handicraft centre has an interesting selection of exquisitely woven rugs and blankets for those who wish to shop. The Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, with the Yumthang Chu flowing through, is a place of beauty and is a good place to visit for a leisurely and scenic stroll. Visitors to Lachung often plan to stay for a night before continuing on to the Yumthang valley, which is a grazing paradise for yaks. All the same, visiting the beautiful Lachung is highly recommended for those looking for peace and relaxation, while surrounded by forests and mountains.
Lachen:- Located at an altitude of 9,000 feet on the mountain slope, overlooking the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas, Lachen is one of the most picturesque spots in North Sikkim. Lachen is a small hamlet surrounded by green mountains on all sides and heavily blessed by Mother Nature in the form of scenic beauty. The road to Lachen is rugged and the journey is hectic, but when you finally reach the hamlet, you forget everything and feel like sitting on the lap of Mother Nature. The altitude of Lachen makes it a freezing zone and if you visit the place in winter, Lachen would greet you with snow. The roads, the trees, the slanted roofs of the houses get covered with snow turning the small village into a romantic world. Apart from mesmerizing you with its picturesque surrounding, dominated by snow-capped mountain peaks, Lachen will show you the gate through which you will enter and start your journey towards a divine destination-the Gurudongmar Lake.