NE09 - Sikkim with Darjeeling-Pelling

INR - 34900 9N/10D

Tour Itinerary


NJP Railway station / Bagdogra airport – Gangtok [approx 4hrs /126km]: Upon arrival at NJP railways station / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) our special vehicle will pick you up & transfer to Gangtok. Arrival at Gangtok. Check in to the hotel. Get freshen up.

Overnight stay at Gangtok.

Gangtok to Tsomgo Lake

Gangtok to Tsomgo Lake and Nathula pass:7:00: Breakfast at the hotel

  • 07:30: Excursion to Tsmogo Lake (12,400 ft, 34km). Lake is 1 km long, oval in shape and 50 ft deep. Here you can find snowfall & Yak Riding.
  • Visit legendary Baba Mandir& Nathula Pass (14,400 ft) Indo-China Border.

[NOTE: Nathula Pass depends upon permit availability. The permit is issued on the same day of travel.]

Overnight stay at Gangtok.

Gangtok – Lachen

Gangtok – Lachen [approx 5hrs/110km]: 08:30: Breakfast at the hotel. 09:30: Proceed to Lachen (8838 ft, 110 km). One the way visit:

  • Seven sister waterfalls – [08:00am – 05:00pm]
  • Naga waterfalls – [08:00am – 05:00pm]
  • Singhik viewpoint – [Sunrise – Sunset] 
  • One the way town Mangan & Chungthang. 17:00: Check In at Hotel.

Overnight stay at Lachen.

Lachen – Lachung

Lachen – Gurudomgmar – [approx 3hrs/66km] – Lachung [approx 5hrs/ 113km]:

  • 04: 30: Drive towards Gurudongmar Lake (17,800 ft / 67 km).
  • On the way visit: Thangu & Chopta valley.
  • 13:00: Return to Lachen hotel for Lunch and proceed towards Lachung
  • 17:00 Check In at Hotel.

Overnight stay at Lachung.

Note: Children 5 years and below are not allowed to visit Lake due to high altitude.

Lachung - Gangtok

 Lachung – Yumthang Valley [approx 1hrs/26kms] – Gangtok [approx 6hrs / 128 km]:

  • 07:00: Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 07:30: Drive to Yumthang Valley (Alt 11,800 ft), 24kms an Alpine flower valley. Enjoy the scenic landscape and Hot spring.

Optional tour to:

  • Yumesamdong Valley or Zero Point close to Tibet Border (Alt 15,000ft, 23 km from Yumthang) for Indian tourists only (at extra cost 3000/- per vehicle on prior notice).
  • 14:00: Drive back to Lachung for lunch. Drive towards Gangtok.

Overnight stay at Gangtok. 

Gangtok – Pelling

Gangtok – Pelling [approx 5hrs/115km]:08:00: Breakfast at the hotel

  • 08:30: Proceed to Pelling (7,200 ft, 115 km).
  • 11:00: Reach Ravangla (6,800 ft), you can get a good view of:
  • Mt. Narshing and visit Tathagata Tsal (Buddha Park) – [09:00am – 05:00pm]. 

Overnight stay at Pelling.


Pelling: 08:30: Breakfast at the hotel. 09:00: Start for full day sightseeing visit:

  • Darap Village
  • Rimbi Water Falls – [08:00am – 06:00pm]
  • Kanchenjunga falls – [08:00am – 05:00pm]
  • Khechopari Lake. It is one of the sacred Buddhist lakes and it is believed that whatever is wished in front of the lake comes true. The myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird – [06:00am – 06:00pm]

Post lunch visit:

  • Pemayangtse Monastery – [09:00am – 06:00pm]
  • Rabdentse Palace Ruins – [08:00am – 05:00pm] 16:00: Pelling sightseeing ends.

Overnight stay at Pelling.

Pelling – Darjeeling

Pelling – Darjeeling [approx 4hrs/74km]: 07:30am – Breakfast at the hotel.

  • 08:30am – Transfer to Darjeeling 6700 ft / 115 km / 5 hrs. Visit:
  • Triveni viewpoint (Teesta and Rangit river confluence).
  • On the way, you can do river rafting at Teesta River (Rs.4000 per boat 6 seated payable on the spot).
  • Evening free for the local market visit.

Overnight stay at Darjeeling.



  • 04:00: Drive to Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzonga (28,208 ft. Worlds 3rd highest peak) (subject to clear weather)

On your way back visit:

  • Ghoom Monastery – Yiga Choeling Monastery – [09:00am – 06:00pm]
  • Batasia Loop – [05:00am – 08:00pm]  09:30:

After breakfast visit:

  • Himalayan Mountaineering Institute – [09:00am – 05:00pm]
  • P.N. Zoological Park – [08:30am – 04:00pm – Thursday Closed]
  • Tenzing Rock – [08:00am – 05:00pm – Thursday Closed]
  • Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre – [09:00am – 07:00pm – Sunday Closed]
  • Tea Garden (outer view) and Japanese Temple (4hrs from 9.00 to 13.00 hrs) – [04:30am – 07:00pm] 
  • 16:00: Evening free for shopping and personal activities.

Overnight stay at Darjeeling

Darjeeling – Bagdogra

Darjeeling – Bagdogra/NJP railway station [approx 3hrs/72kms]: After breakfast check out from the hotel & proceed to Bagdogra airport or NJP railway station to board the train or flight for hometown.

Inclusion :

    • Accommodation in the above mention hotel
    • Meal Plan: MAP [Breakfast & Dinner]
    • Day Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir.
    • Pickup and Drop from New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) or Bagdogra Airport.
    • Vehicle: Innova/Xylo for all tours.
    • All toll, Parking, Driver Allowance, Fuel Cost & State Taxes

Exclusion :

    • 5% GST
    • Entry charges 
    • Air Fare / Train fare.
    • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Guide charges
    • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances etc. (Such cost is to be borne by the client and directly payable on the spot).
    • Nathula Pass (subject to availability of permit at an additional cost)
    • Optional tour to Yumesamdong Valley or Zero Point close to Tibet Border (Alt 15,000 ft, 23 km from Yumthang) for Indian tourists only (at extra cost 3000/- per vehicle on prior notice
    • Nathula Pass (subject to availability of permit)

    Documents Required on Arrival:

    • 4 copies of passport size photograph
    • 2 photocopy of ID proof.

    Terms & Conditions:

    • Transportation as per itinerary only (not available at disposal)
    • Package rates are subject to change without prior notice
    • Refund on cancellation depends upon concerned hotel's cancellation policy
    • Sahyogmantra Tours  reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its own discretion and without any prior notice
    • Please note, the names of hotels mentioned above only indicate that our rates have been based on usage of these hotels. It is not to be construed that accommodation is confirmed at these hotels until and unless we convey the confirmations to you on receipt of your acceptance. However in the event of any of the above mentioned hotels not becoming available at the time of initiating the reservations, we shall book alternate accommodation at a similar or next best available hotel.
    • Every guest must carry 04 passport size photographs along with their Photo-ID proof (i.e. Driving License, Passport, and Voter-ID Card & School ID Card for children). Pan Card is not valid since it does not carry address. These documents are required to obtain the permit for Changu Lake/Baba Mandir in Gangtok. And the same is applicable to the permit for Lachung in North Sikkim.
    • On arrival in Gangtok (the capital of Sikkim) guest will be dropped at the local stand outside main city where the local taxis will be arranged to transfer guest to their booked hotel. Traffic system in Gangtok is very strict compare to other cities to avoid unnecessary traffic jams on road. Large vehicle (i.e. coach, Sumo) are not allowed to enter city  between 8 am to 6 pm therefore local taxis such as Maruti Van are used to tranship the guests to the hotel (only 04 people can accommodate in one van).
    • In Lachung & Pelling tourists will get only basic facilities in hotels and we recommend not to expect any luxury as both are very remote areas.
    • Transportation will not be provided for personal use like shopping, restaurant use etc. Vehicle will be provided as per itinerary for sightseeing and intercity transfers only.
    • Except Luxury Vehicles Nathula Trip & North Sikkim[Lachung/Lachen] Trip will be done in Shared Vehicle if the Group Size is of below 8 Person, also applicable on the packages with Personal Car as no small car runs in these routes.
    • North Sikkim Trip is only can be booked with Food, Lodging and Transportation on Pre-Permission basis on Govt. Consent as only a certain number of vehicles with x 10 no of Passengers are allowed to enter this Region in a day. Now if you are below 10 Person and want to book personal vehicle then you have to pay the remaining persons price [with food and lodge].Vehicle Capacity-Bolero Max/Sumo Gold-10 Person. But in these routes obviously you can book extra seats against extra payment.


Location Highlights :

  • Gangtok
  • Lachen
  • Lachung
  • Pelling
  • Darjeeling

Notes :

  • Additional Gala Dinner supplement on Christmas & 31st Dec as per the hotel policy.

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