Gangtok | Baba Mandir | Tshangu Lake | Rumtek Monastery | Lachung | Yumthang Valley | Zero Point | MG Marg
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Gangtok Tour Menu Details
It is almost next to impossible that people staying in West Bengal and not visiting Gangtok. Yes, Gangtok the tourist place the capital of Sikkim, and also the municipality. Gangtok, the place of the Enchey monastery the Buddhist pilgrimage which made Gangtok one of the most attractive destination point. Gangtok has its own diversity for we find there three distinct ethnicities like Nepalese, Lepchas and Bhutia. Gangtok was a popular stopover in the trade route between Lhasa in Tibet and Kolkata. Sikkim tourismand Sikkim tour packages have been flourishing rapidly because of the presence of Gangtok along with the two streams Roro Chu and Ranikhola flowing.
If you are wondering why you did not visit Gangtok the tourist placethen now it is time you must go for the Gangtok tour package from Kolkata. Gangtok is a place where you will find the mighty river Teesta flowing and the terrific sound of the fast-flowing river will instantly rejuvenate you. The most amazing part of visiting the Sikkim tourism is, Gangtok has become a place apt for ecotourism and that will, in fact, urge you to participate in conserving nature. You are desiring to try the mountaineering, trekking, river rafting and so more? Gangtok is the place for you then. Now, let us get straight to the itinerary for knowing the Gangtok tour package more vividly.
Gangtok Tour Package Includes
Side Seen By Car mahindra-bulero/ Tata Sumo. (10 Sharing)
Hotel. (Minimum 2 Sharing)
All Meals as per package schedule.
Gangtok Tour Package Excludes
Still or Video Camera Charges.
Entry fee of Zero Point.
Gangtok Tour Details
SEALDAH RAILWAY STATION - Our journey to Gangtok will begin from Sealdah railway station and we will either be boarding the Kanchankanya express at 20.30 or by Uttarbanga Express at 19.35. The moment you step down on the New Jalpaiguri railway station our expert guides will be there to serve you. The dinners need to be arranged by the guest themselves. The departure of the train will be from 7pm till 7am approximate.
TRAVELLING TOWARDS GANGTOK | GANGTOK - The beginning of Gangtok package commences. The tourists will reach the New Jalpaiguri station which is the major transport hub in Siliguri and also this station is very popular among the tourists because it is from this station that the travelling towards the hills initiates from NJP to Gangtok.
The destination will be nearing this stage when we will start our journey from NJP to Gangtok. There will be affable guides who will be welcoming you all. The tourists will be carried by some luxurious car like the Tata Sumo/ Mahinda Bolero/ MAx Car and you are probably be thinking about the food now. Well, there will be some delicacies along with tea or coffee served during the tour. If you are a newly-wed couple then this 4 hours mountain journey in Gangtok honeymoon package will be very enigmatic for you both. You can dive into the romanticism in the air and it will be a very apt honeymoon tour for you both. If you are an adventure freak then Sikkim tour packagesare the perfect place for finding a thrill. On the one side you will observe the frenzied Teesta River, and on the other side is the mighty Himalayan range. Not only sceneries, but the fauna will be so mesmerising like the elephants, black panthers, bears, Himalayan Tigers.
Here you will get to pause at Rangpo, the West Bengal-Sikkim border. Here, the foreign tourists need to provide their documentary permit to the police post so that they enter the state of Sikkim smoothly and enjoy Sikkimtour packages. Then starts the journey from Rangpo to Gangtok for 1 hour 30 minutes and here you will be mesmerised to witness the tea gardens, greeneries, wilderness and more.
It is time to enter our Gangtok hotel and you will be staying in a very luxurious hotel in Gangtok, Sikkim arranged by the Sikkim tours and travels. After such a long yet beautiful day, there comes the resting part and refreshing.
This is the time solely dedicated for the tourists to savour their lunch after a very hectic overnight journey. In the evening, they can just relax and spend time to M.G. Marg.
Now at the end of this day which was really hectic you will get to have some delectable dinner served and it’s a wrap up for today. Just sleep peacefully in this new and thrilling ambience surrounded by mountains.
SOJOURN TO TSHANGU LAKE AND BABA MANDIR : Tsomgo Lake, Tshangu Lake whatever you call it, is the most beautiful lake in Sikkim and very popular among Gangtok tourist spots. This 40 km long lake along with its 15 metres depth has been acclaimed as the place for penultimate beauty. It is motionless and is a source of absolute serenity. The water is 12,400 ft. above sea level and it becomes frozen during winter and this gives rise to skiing, trekking, yak ride and more.
Baba Mandir - the next spot of Sikkim trip attraction is the very renowned BABA MANDIR which is built in the memory of the Indian army Harbhajan Singh. This place is 11 kilometres from the lake. This place is full of rich culture and a vivid story of the army Harbhajan Singh. Tourists are going to get absorbed in the tradition and stories there.
THE RAMBLE TOWARDS LACHUNG -Today is the day which is solely dedicated to travelling from Gangtok to Lachung. Lachung means ‘small pass’ and this is a village situated 118 kilometres away from Gangtok and one of the most popular places to visit in Gangtok. Let us proceed with the upcoming attraction points of Gangtok tourism in Lachung, Sikkim . We need to get ready and start moving early in the moving because it will take around 6 hours to reach from Gangtok to Lachung. You will be staying the night at Lachung itself.
YUMTHANG VALLEY, ZERO POINT - Yumthang valley: The name ‘Yumthang’ means ‘valley of flowers’ and now we can obviously understand what is this North Sikkim tour place be like. The valley is full of rhododendrons and one can imagine what the scene looks like. The flowers bloom during the months of March to May. The place is filled with red,pink,blue and purple flowers all blissful in nature. There is a natural hot spring named as ‘Yumthang Hot Spring’ and here because of the presence of sulphur people can take a soothing bath and heal all their pain from their body. In a chilled weather, this warm shower will be like a blessing. Near Yumthang in Sikkim, there are two rivers namely, Yumthang Chu and Puniya Chu which are perfect for fishing purposes.
ZERO POINT: Visiting the last juncture of the Gangtok tourist spots and that is Zero point in Sikkim. Now, why the name Zero Point? Well, this point is the last stop in the civilian roadway and you cannot drive any further ahead. It is 23 kilometres from Yumthang with an altitude of 15,000 feet. Another amazing fact: China border is just a short distance away from here but we are not allowed to go to a sad part. This is a surprising place indeed because as it is told if you work hard you will get reward eventually and so is this place. The path is unreliable but the result is very fascinating because you will get to witness three rivers’ amalgamation along with the aerial mountains covered with snow and also some eye soothing scenes. Zero Point in Sikkim place is deprived of vegetation though one can only see some stretches of grassy land during the melting of snow. After the whole day’s trip, we will get back to Gangtok. The night will be spent at Gangtok’s hotel.
LOCAL SIGHTSEEING - Rumtek Monastery : This one is the greatest and largest monasteries inGangtok tourism in Sikkim and best places to visit in Gangtok. It is the dwelling place for most of the monks and here they also perform the rituals and practices of the Karma Kagyu lineage. 24 km away from Gangtok, this monastery is a quintessence of the pristineBuddhist architecture. Another thrill of this part of Gangtok sightseeing is, you will get to walk uphill for about half a kilometre to reach the main monastery. Get a panoramic view of Gangtok from the opposite hill from Rumtek.
Hanuman Tok: your craving for seeing the Kanchenjanga has come to an end because this Hanuman Tok is the place for it. Not only this is Lord Hanuman’s temple but also the serenity that you will get 7,200 ft. above is something different. It is told that Lord Hanuman rested in that place while he was carrying the sanjeevani herbs for Laxman. Also, it is this place among the Gangtoksightseeing is the one where wishes are fulfilled. What else do we need?
Ganesh Tok: this is a place for the divine Lord Ganesha and also this 6,500 ft. high altitude place is an epitome of beauty itself for the whole Gangtok town and the rolling hills and the snow-capped mountains can be viewed from here.
Enchey Monastery: The ‘solitary temple’ as this place is popularly called is a 200 years old antique monastery and home to 90 monks belonging to the Nyingma sect. Buddha, Loketeswara and Guru Padmasambhava are the three major deities worshipped here.
Bakthang Waterfall: This waterfall is a fantastic stopover during travelling towards Tashi viewpoint or returning. This waterfall though doesn’t comprise of a great height but a great width. The commencement of the water is from Ratey Chu. This place is perfect for taking some good pictures and a momentary rest.
Chorten Stupa: You can mark this stupa instantly by seeing the golden stupa at the top. This stupa is considered one of the most significant stupas of Sikkim. Apart from all these wonderful attraction points, you will get to visit the flower exhibition centre, travel in ropeways and more.
RETURNING BACK - thus the trip of the Sikkim itinerary ends well and we will again head back to our hometowns and place of residing with smiles on our faces after the Gangtok tour package. The return journey will initiate by a small car which will direct you all towards NJP station with a 10 person sharing accommodation. Further, you all will quench your hunger by having lunch on the way. The train journey will then commence from NJP to Sealdah.
LANDING IN KOLKATA - Within 9 am the following day you all will reach Sealdah railway station and hence it is a blissful end to our journey.
GURUDONGMAR LAKE Lake from Gangtok is a place among Sikkim tourist places which is considered one of the highest lakes in the world. It is situated on the northern side of Kanchenjunga range and is encircled by snow-capped mountains. The water is frozen during the winters except for one part which the devotees consider to be sanctified. The source of river Teesta is this Gurudongmar Lake. It is located very close to the Tibet border. If the tourists wish to visit this lake we will add a visit to Gurudongmar Lake from Gangtok accordingly. The Yumthang-Gurudongmar package tour cost is also quite affordable and won’t be heavy on the pockets.