Discover the dramatic, speckled and remarkably beautiful highlights of one of the most regulated regions of India ‘North Sikkim’ overpowering all sorts of hardship.
North Sikkim, the largest of the four districts of the Indian state of Sikkim, is one of the most breathtaking landscapes provides explorers the most beautiful excursion of nature and especially the exploration of great Himalayan ranges. The pristine beauty of the snowcapped Himalayas, vibrant cascades, bustling streams, majestic glacial lakes and the glowing flora and fauna of the region have that power to lure and spellbind any visitors with its mighty and untouched natural beauty.
The five-day North Sikkim Tour designed by us ‘Earthbound Expeditions’ bestows you a great opportunity to explore the beauty of Gangtok, visit Seven Sisters Waterfalls on the way to Lachen, explore the picturesque village of Lachen, sightsee the Thangu and Chopta Valley. Moreover, you also get to explore the holiest site for Buddhist and the Hindus ‘Gurudongmar lake,’ travel around Lachung Village and Yumthang valley covered with various species of Rhododendrons, orchids, and many other Alpine flowers and lastly take a dip into the famous hot spring known for its curative properties of skin diseases.
We cover all the must-see destinations in five days to bequeath you with the flawless and pristine beauty of North Sikkim.
Upon arrival at Bagdogra, airport transfers to Gangtok via Rangpo traversing through small roadside villages along the way. In the evening take a short walking tour through iconic MG Marg Avenue – a pedestrian boulevard and browse the colorful Lal Bazaar food/vegetable market. Overnight in Gangtok.
After breakfast we proceed towards Lachen. Along the way pass through KabiLungtsok, Mangan, Bhim Naga Waterfalls and seven seven sisters Waterfall. Singhik view point is located about 4kms from Mangan on the way to Lachen, surrounded by lush green hills and the Teesta river flowing below and offers a splendid view. After a short break we continue our drive to Chungthang- it’s a one-horse town surrounded by bountiful nature. From here the road bifurcates, one goes to Lachung and the other to Lachen. Lunch at a wayside restaurant in Chungthang, after lunch continue to Lachen and reach Lachen in the evening or in the late afternoon. Overnight in Lachen.
Early morning breakfast drive to Gurudongmar Lake across the Thangu and the Chopta valley. Thangu and Chopta valleys are beautiful alpine valleys dotted with small wooden houses and yaks grazing around. This valley is usually covered with snow from December to April. In the summer months the valley is carpeted with multi-hued colors of wild flowers. After exploring around, we continue to Gurudongmar lake. Gurudongmar lake is considered to be the most holy site for the Buddhist and the Hindus. After the visit drive back to Lachen for lunch. After lunch continue our drive to Lachung. Overnight in Lachung.
After breakfast drive towards Yumthang valley also popularly known as the valley of flowers. In spring the valley is covered with various species of Rhododendrons, orchids and many other Alpine flowers in full bloom. Depending upon weather conditions we spend time walking and enjoying the landscape and return back to Lachung for lunch. On the way back we can visit the famous hot spring which is known for its curative properties of skin diseases. After lunch continue our drive back to Gangtok. Overnight in Gangtok.
After breakfast drive towards Bagdogra in time for your departure flight.