Sikkim Tour (09 days)
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  • Duraiton :09 days
  • Destinations: Toy - Train - Darjeeling - Tiger Hill - Pemayangtse - Kheocheplari - Gangtok - Rumtek - Phodong
  • Situated in the Eastern Himalayas, this beautiful state of Sikkim is sandwiched between the kingdom of Nepal in the West and Bhutan in the East, Tibet in the North and the state of West Bengal in the South. With an area of 7,300 sq. kms, measuring 115 kms from north to south and 65 kms. From East to West, the elevation ranging from 244 mts to over 8550 mts., above sea level, approximately latitude of 27 degree North and longitude of 88 degree East. This small state belies its richness of culture, customs, heritage, flora and fauna. Sikkim, once a protectorate of India with a monarchy government but metamorphosed as the 22nd state of the Indian Union in the year 1975. The population of the state is only 4,20,000 as per the last census. Amidst the grandeur of the mountain peaks, lush green valleys cascading waterfalls and fast flowing rivers, beautiful monasteries and terraced hills, Sikkim offers her visitor a rare and exotic experience.

    Itinerary Detail
    Day 1. Siliguri Meet on arrival at Bagdogra Airport and transfer to Hotel in Siliguri. Overnight halt  
    Day 2. Darjeeling Transfer to Railway Station to board the Toy Train for Darjeeling. Reach Darjeeling at about 6 pm-transfer to Hotel. Overnight Halt in Darjeeling.  
    Day 3. Darjeeling Full Day sight seeing of Darjeeling along with a visit to the Tiger Hill for an early morning to watch the Sunrise at about 4.30 am along with Ghoom Monastery on return. Sight seeing continues after breakfast.  
    Day 4. Darjeeling - Pemayangtse Drive to Pemayangtse in the Western part of Sikkim via the famous Tukvar Tea Gardens along the riverside of Rangeet. On arrival check into hotel and overnight halt. (Approx.120 kms -5 hours)  
    Day 5. Pemayangste - Yuksom Visit Pemayangtse Monastery after breakfast and drive to Kheocheplari Lake and drive to Yuksom, the trekking base of Sikkim and historically very important-sightseeing. Lunch and return to Pemayangtse in the evening. (80 kms - 6 hours)  
    Day 6. Gangtok Drive to Gangtok the Capital town of Sikkim via Rabongla and the famous tea gardens of Sikkim,Temi Tea Estate. Check in and overnight halt. (120 kms-5 hours)  
    Day 7. Gangtok - Enchey Monastery Cherry City tour of Gangtok after breakfast: includes the Enchey Monastery , Cottage Industries along with visit to Research Institute of Tibetology and the Do Drul Chorten.(35 kms/4-5 hours) Lunch: Visit to Rumtek Dharma Chakra Centre, Kaygu Headquarters and return.  
    Day 8. : Sikkim - Phodong Monastery Visit Phodong Monastery in the North Sikkim highway and enroute also visit the Labrang Monastery, return to Gangtok in the evening. (45 kms x 2 =6 hours)  
    Day 9. Bagdogra  
    The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This Tour can be modified according to your time and requirements.