Tour Route : Gangtok – Tsomgo – Lachung – Yumthang –Pemayangtse – Yumesamdong – Khechoperi.
Duration : 9 nights 10 days.
Highest Altitude : 4,572 mtr.
Best Time To Tour : March to May & September to Mid November.
This Tour itinerary covers the most beautiful and widely visited tourist hotpots. This 10 days tour starts from east Sikkim and touches north Sikkim and ends at West Sikkim.
Day 01 : Pickup from Bagdogra/NJP and drive to Gangtok (1,706 mtr. approx 4-5 hrs, 129km.)
Day 02 : Gangtok local sightseeing
Day 03 : Tsomgo(Chhangu) Lake excursion (3,779 mtr. 35 km). Today you will take an excursion trip to Tsomgo Lake (departure in the morning)- situated at a height of 3,780 m. with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. A small temple is constructed on the lakeside and beautiful flowers & Alpine vegetation grow around the lake.
Day 04 : Drive to Lachung (2,682 mtr. approx 5 hrs, 149 km.). In morning drive early morning to Lachung, a small picturesque village surrounded by high snow cap peaks, located in a valley in North Sikkim. O/N
Day 05 : Excursion of Yumthang valley and Yumey Sandrong (3,596 – 4,572 mtr.). This famous valley in North Sikkim lies 140km north of Gangtok. Lachung provides the base for exploration of Yumthang, the valley of flowers. Situated at an altitude of ( 3564 mtr.) with a close proximity of Tibet, Yumthang is a unique place where the tree line ends.
Day 06 : Drive back to Gangtok
Day 07 : Drive to Pemayangtse (2,090 mtr. 118km, approx 5 hrs drive) Overnight in hotel.
Day 08 : Visit the Pemayangtse Monastery, the premier Nyinmapa Monastery and the Rabdentse old Palace ruins and view the majestic Khangchendzonga Peaks looming in front of you. (8,597 mtr.)
Day 09 : Excursion to the sacred Khechopalri Lake, “Wishing Lake”. Enroute visit the Khangchendzonga falls (approx 6 hrs tour)
Day 10 : Drive from Pemayangtse to Bagdogra/NJP station (approx 5 hrs drive).