North Sikkim Tour Package for 4 Days

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North Sikkim tour package | 3 nights 4 days | Cost Itinerary
If you are searching for amazing North Sikkim trip, Navigator India offers the right tour plan for North Sikkim. Yumthang Valley and Gurudongmar Lake are the most popular & most visited destinations in North Sikkim. Yumthang Gurudongmar tour is a popular tour package. Gurudongmar Lake is surrounded by snow capped peaks at an altitude of 17,800 ft. Lachen to Gurudongmar Lake is approx 70 km. Yumthang Valley at an altitude of 11,800 ft. is the flower valley of Sikkim. It offers variety of orchids & rhododendrons.

North Sikkim Tour Package

Duration : 3 nights – 4 days

Circuit : Gangtok –Lachen –Gurudogmar Lake- Lachung –Yumthang Valley – Lachung – Gangtok.

North Sikkim Tour Price range: Rs.10,500/- to Rs.17,000/-

Best time to visit Gurudongmar Lake & Yumthang Valley:
Oct end to Dec- for clear weather & best view of Mt.Kanchandzonga from Gangtok.
Jan to Mar- for snow in Tsomgo Lake, Lachen, Lachung 
Apr & May- for orchid & rhododendron 

Yumthang Gurudongmar Lake- North Sikkim

Gurudongmar Lake- North Sikkim

 

Detail tour itinerary

Day 01: Gangtok to Lachen (120 kms./5 hrs./ Alt.- 8,500 ft.)

Welcome to North Sikkim Tour Package . After breakfast start your journey from Gangtok to Lachen . On the way visit Singhik View point, Seven Sisters Water Falls, Naga Water Falls, Chungthang etc. Reach Lachen in the afternoon.

Day 02: Lachen to Gurudongmar Lake (70km/ 3 hrs) . Lachen to Lachung (50 km/ 2 hrs)

After breakfast proceed from Lachen for an excursion to Chopta Valley (14,600 ft.) & Gurudongmar Lake (17,800 ft.). Gurudongmar Lake offers magnificent view of Mount Siniolchu & Kanchandzonga. Back to hotel at Lachen for lunch. Transfer from Lachen to Lachung (Alt.8,600 ft.).

Note: Please take necessary medicines if you have any breathing problems.

Day 03 : Lachung to Yumthang Valley excursion (26 km./ Alt.- 11,800 ft.)

Full day excursion to Yumthang Valley.  The valley is covered with snow during January to March & with rhododendrons during April & May. En-route visit Sulphur Hot Spring having medicinal values. Lunch at hotel in Lachung. After free at leisure.

Day 04: Lachung to Gangtok (125 km./ 5 hrs)

After breakfast transfer from Lachung to Gangtok. This is your farewell day for North Sikkim Tour Package . En-route view magnificent views high rise mountains of North Sikkim & waterfalls. Drop at your respective hotel in Gangtok. Rest of the day is at leisure.

 

3 nights 4 Days – North Sikkim Tour package Cost

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All rates are in INR on per person basis, applicable for at least two persons travelling together & sharing one room.

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4 days North Sikkim Tour Package includes

  • All transfers & sight seeing in N.AC car according to itinerary.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
  • All major meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.)
  • Assistance on arrival.
  • All applicable service & permit charges.

North Sikkim tour package cost excludes

  • Guide charge.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Entry fees, parking charges, Room Heater.
  • Rescue operation by helicopter/car or any additional charge incurred by any accident/natural calamities/ political disturbance etc.
  • Any Beverages or meals other than it is specified in the package details. 

 

Required Documents

  • North Sikkim – 2 copies passport size recent colour photographs & Photo ID proof (Passport/ Voter ID) for each & every guests. Minor may carry school/college ID along with photographs.
  • Foreigners need a Restricted Area Permit (RAP) to enter Sikkim. They can obtain the same from Sikkim Tourist Office at Rongpo, Bagdogra & Siliguri during office hours. All the guests must carry 2 copies passport size recent colour photographs & Passport.
  • Foreigners need a Protected Area Permit (PAP) to visit North Sikkim. They can can obtain the same in Gangtok. All the guests must carry 2 copies passport size recent colour photographs, Passport & copy of Restricted Area Permit (RAP). 

 

Terms and Conditions for North Sikkim tour package

  • Rates are not valid for festive seasons, summer vacation (May & June) & long weekends.
  • Transportation will be provided as per itinerary only (not at disposal). Any additional transport service will be on extra cost.
  • In case of AC car, AC will not be run on the hills. AC will be available in plains only.
  • Navigator India will not be responsible for any incident beyond human control, such as natural calamity, political disturbance, loss or theft of baggage etc. 
  • Rates applicable for Indian Nationals only. Non Indian Nationals may avail the same package after inquiring about the applicable rate.
  • Rates may change without prior notice. Navigator India reserves the right to modify or terminate any offer any time.
  • Once the tour is booked, addition or alteration of service will be subject to availability & additional charge.
  • Meaning of the terms:  EP- Room only, CP- Room & Breakfast, MAP- Room + Breakfast & Dinner, AP- Room + Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Foreigners are not allowed to go to Gurudongmar Lake. They can go up to Thangu Valley & Chopta Valley only accompanied by a local guide (compulsory). Guide charges to be paid extra.

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Best time to visit North Sikkim | Weather | Temperature

You can plan your travel to North Sikkim at any time of the year except monsoon. Every season will offer you a different flavor. Weather in varies from sub-tropical in the south to tundra in the north. It mainly has five seasons.

Spring (March to April)

It is considered as the best season with moderate temperature. This is the time for rhododendrons, orchids & various flowers. Snow will also be visible during this period.

Summer (May to Jun)

As summer is not very hot in Sikkim. It draws the maximum no of tourist. Most of the regions of the state experience a temperature clime & it ranges from 18C (64F) to 25C (78F).

Monsoon (Jul to Mid Sep)

This is the time when the state gets maximum rainfall. Sikkim is an ideal place to enjoy Indian monsoon with lush green valleys, hills along with beautiful clouds & fog. But heavy rain increases the risk of landslide during monsoon.  We do not recommend to visit North Sikkim during monsoon.    

Autumn (Mid Sep to Nov)

Just after monsoon this is probably the best time to travel with clear sky & moderate temperature.  It is also a good time for photography.

Winter (Dec to Feb)

These are the coolest months & some part of state receives a good volume of snowfall. One can have snow in North district & part of East district. Sikkim is a place with some of the highest snow capped peaks of the world. Though the route to Gurudongmar Lake or Yumthang Valley might be blocked blocked any time due to heavy snow fall.

Sikkim Temperature…

 

How to Reach Sikkim 

By Air :

The nearest airport is Bagdogra airport (IXB). There are road connections from Bagdogra Airport to various destinations in Darjeeling Sikkim & Dooars. Bagdogra directly connects Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Bangaluru, Chennai, Paro & Bangkok. It has indirect connections with all major cities in India. Bagdogra plays an important role in planning your tour packages to Sikkim Darjeeling & Gnagtok.

Sikkim Airport: Pakyong Airport (PUG) is the only airport in Sikkim. It is approx 30 km away from Gangtok. It connects Kolkata & Guwahati.

By Rail :

The nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri (NJP) located near Siliguri. NJP connects with all major cities in India. Sikkim does not have any railway connectivity. NJP is the only option to access any destination in Darjeeling & Sikkim.

By Road :

Siliguri/Bagdogra/NJP is connected through national National Highway 10. North Bengal State Transport Corporation (NBSTC) operates regular buses from Siliguri to various destinations like Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Mirik, Lava etc. Sikkim national Transport (SNT) operates regular basses to places in Sikkim. There are no of private buses & cars available from Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus.

 

To Reach North Sikkim

To reach any destination on North Sikkim you need to stay at Gangtok. It can be assesses only by road from Gangtok with a Protected Area Permit (PAP) available in Gangtok.

 

Distance:
Gangtok to Lachen – 110 km (6 hrs)
Lachen to Thangu Valley – 35 km (2 hrs)
Thangu Valley to Gurudongmar Lake – 32 km (2 hrs)
Lachen to Lachung – 48 km (3 hrs)
Lachung to Yumthang Valley – 26 km (1.30 hrs)
Yumthang to Zero Point (Yumasamdong) – 25 km (1.30 hrs)
Lachung to Katao – 27 km (2 hrs)
Gangtok to Bagdogra – 130 km
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