Itinerary For North Sikkim Trekking Tour :
Day 01): Arrive Delhi :
On arrival met at the airport and transfer to the hotel, O/N stay at hotel.
Day 02): Delhi-Bagdogra-Gangtok:
Morning transfer to the domestic airport time to catch flight for Bagdogra, On arrival at the airport met and drive to Gangtok, about 124 km or approx 4 hrs drive. This is a scenic and winding drive, takes you along the River Teesta which leads to “Gangtok” the capital of Sikkim.
While half way you arrive at a place called Rangpo, this is the entry point to Sikkim. You will have to fulfill the entry formalities against your special permit to tour around Sikkim,While we fulfill the formalities you refresh yourself with Tea and Snacks, then continue the drive to Gangtok.Arrive Gangtok by evening check-in to hotel.
Day 03): Gangtok:
Gangtok Sight Seeing. (While we process final documentation.) After breakfast visit to the World famous Rumtek Dharma Chakra Centers Monastery, situated 24kms from Gangtok. This is the headquarter of the present seat of His Holiness, the Gyalwa Karmapa, head of the Kagyud Sect. This Monastery is said to be replica of the monastery at Tsurphu, Tibet with its traditional architecture, exquisite paintings, intricate wood work, housing treasures of manuscripts and icons. Rumtek is a splendid example of Tibetan monastic art. ON the way back visit Do-Drul Chorten Stupa: An awe inspiring stupa, encircled by prayer wheels which you may spin while walking around, clockwise only, to offer the prayer “ Om Mane Padme Hum Re”. Nearby, simple housed are two giant statues of the Lord Buddha and Guru Padmasambhava. Tibetology: A unique institution, devoted to Tibet logy the only of its kind in the world where is displayed perhaps the largest collection to Tibetan artifacts outside Tibet.
After lunch visit Govt. Institute of Handicrafts Cottage Industries: this place you can buy local handicrafts such as carpets, woodcarvings or nick-knacks. You may also see the artisans at work.Flower Show at White Hall: Specimens of Sikkim’s famous Orchids and other flora.Overnight at hotel.
Day 04): Gangtok: – Lachung 5 hrs drive – 8610 ft.
123km, 6-7 Hours drive by jeep passing through Tashi View Point, Kabi Lungtsok, Phodong Monastery, Mangan & Chungthang. Overnight at Gurudongmar Lodge at Lachen.
Day 05): Lachung to Yumthang: trek 3-4 hrs –12000 ft.
Day 06): Yumthang – Tsethang – 3 hrs (good view of Sengkam Peak)
Day 07): Tsethang – Chukyasa via Lhako tso (Lake)
Day 08): Chukyasha – Lha Thang 13500 ft, after crossing Lha-Bha Pass.
Day 09): Lhathang – Cave Camp – 3hrs
DAY 10): Cave Camp. Tarum Tsachu (Hot Spring) 4 hrs through Rhododendron forest.
Day 11): Tarum Tsachu-Bridge (Road) : Drive to Gangtok.
Day 12): Gangtok/Bagdogra/Delhi :
Morning drive to bagdogra, time to catch flight for delhi, on arrival met at the airport and transfer to the hotel. O/n stay at hotel.
Day 13): Delhi/Departure :
Morning free, in the late afternoon trasfer to the airport time to catch flight for onward destinations.
Tour and services ends.