Gangtok is the largest town and capital of the Indian state Sikkim.The headquarters of East Sikkim district are situated here. Gangtok is located in the eastern Himalayan range,1650m above sea level. Due to its location on high peak on Himalayas the temperature remains mild, very pleasant across the year. Gangtok is the hub around which the Sikkim Tourism Industry prospers.
Pelling is a small hill station located at West Sikkim on an altitude of 2,150 m (7,200 feet). The town is 115 Km away from Sikkim state capital Gangtok and most visited place in west sikkim.
After morning breakfast we start with pelling most popular 8 local sightseeing where you can experience nature beauty at Darap Village Valley, Rimbi Waterfalls, Rock Garden, Khecheopalri Holy Lake and Kanchendzonga Waterfalls. On the second half of the day after lunch you can visit Pemayangtse Monastery, Helipad View Point, Rabdentse Palace Ruins and Bird Sanctuary. Overnight stay at Pelling.
Pelling to Gangtok Via Namchi
Namchi another most popular tourist point in South Sikkim. Namchi or some people call Namtse is the capital South Sikkim. The name ‘Namchi’ means Sky (Nam) High (Chi) in Sikkimese. Visit sikkim only organic tea garden Temi Tea & Samdaptsu, Sai Baba Mandir , Char Dham
Gangtok to Tsomgo Lake with Baba Mandir Excursion
Tsomgo Lake (Alt 12000 ft/3600M), a high altitude alpine lake close to Indo-China Border. The lake is considered sacred to the local people which is approx. 1 km long and 15m deep. The pure clear water remains frozen during winter. Enjoy playing in snow and Yak Ride. Further proceed to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir (A Maha Vir Chakra medal awarded Indian soldier known for doing his duty still after his death).Optional tour to Nathula Pass (Alt 14000 Ft / 4200M) on China Border can also be arranged (Except Mon, Tue) for Indian Nationals only.
Gangtok Local Sightseeing
We keep this day to explore Gangtok local sightseeing which includes Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok , Hanuman Tok, Monastery, Do-drul Chorten, Institute of Tibetology, Banjhakri Water Falls. Cottage Industry, Handicraft Centre and Flower show.
Transport: Reserved AC car (Xylo, Innova, Wagnor, Sumo, Bolero, Similar).