Shangri-la Road Ahead
[trx_column_item align=”left”]Legend has it that the great Buddhist guru Padmasambhava regarded Sikkim as one of the last utopias on earth.
Starting Point : Bagdogra
Duration: 8 days
Cost: starting from INR 58000 per person
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Pelling, Yuksum, Khechepalri and more.
Legend has it that the great Buddhist guru Padmasambhava regarded Sikkim as one of the last utopias on earth. Arguably one of the prettiest destinations in India, this tiny former Himalayan kingdom is a haven for travellers. From North Sikkim’s plunging mountain valleys and emerald alpine forests to West Sikkim’s picturesque patchwork of terraced paddy fields and flowering rhododendrons, there’s plenty to feast your eyes on here . not least of which are stunning views of Khangchendzonga, the world’s third-highest mountain (8598m), visible from almost anywhere in the state.
Yuksum & Pelling
DAY 01:ARRIVAL BAGDOGRA AIRPORT / NEW JALPAIGURI RAILWAY STATION – GANGTOK
Arrive at Bagdogra Airport / NJP Railway Station. Our staff will assist you to board your vehicle to Gangtok (5500 Ft /1677 Mts, 135 Kms / 4-5 Hrs). Check in and overnight at Hotel.
Go for a Full day sightseeing covering Rumtek Monastery, Jhakri Water Fall along with DroulChorthen, Research Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom, Flower Show. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 03:GANGTOK – PELLING
After breakfast we drive to Pelling (6100 Ft / 1860 Mts, 116 Kms / 5-6 Hrs) via Ravangla( Excellent mountain views). Overnight stay at Hotel.
Go for leisurely walking tour covering the three famous landmarks- Rabdantse Palace, Pemayangtse Monastery & Sangachoeling.
First visit Sangachoeling Monastery- second oldest in Sikkim. You may encounter rare himalyan birds during the trail. Return to the hotel for breakfast.
Later visit Rabdantse Palace- once the second capital of Sikkim is now a historical monument.
DAY 05: Pelling – Yuksom
DAY 06: Yuksom
DAY 07:Yuksom . Darjeeling VIA Tashiding
DAY 08: Darjeeling
DAY 09: Darjeeling – Bagdogra Airport / NJP Railway Station