Sikkim Tour Package 9N/10D


Sikkim Tour Package from New Jalpauguri (NJP)
If you are looking for an amazing Sikkim tour package from NJP Kolkata Delhi Ahmedabad Mumbai, Navigator India offers the right tour package to Sikkim. In this article you will find detail Sikkim tour plan fro 9 nights 10 days, tour package cost, hotels & other tourist information. 10 days Sikkim package tour includes Gangtok, the Sikkim capital, Tsomgo lake, Gurudongmar Lake, Yumthang Valley, Lachen, Lachung & Pelling.  

 

Sikkim Package Tour 

Pemeyantse Monastery- Pelling Sikkim tour package from NJP

Pemeyantse Monastery- Pelling

Duration : 9 nights – 10 days

Circuit : Siliguri/ New Jalpaiguri (NJP)/ Bagdogra (IXB) – Gangtok – Lachen –Gurudogmar Lake- Lachung –Yumthang Valley –Gangtok –Pelling – NJP/ Bagdogra/ Siliguri

Sikkim tour Price Range : Rs.23,800/- to Rs.61,500/- per head

Supplements (on extra cost):
Katao & Yumesamdong from Lachung.
Nathula Pass from Gangtok.
Hilley & Varsey from Pelling (needs 01 night additional stay).
Siddheswar Dham (Char Dham) at Namchi on the way to Pelling.

Best time to visit Sikkim :
Oct end to Dec- for clear weather & best view of Mt.Kanchandzonga
Jan to Mar- for snow in Tsomgo Lake & North Sikkim (Gurudogmar & Yumthang Valley)
Apr & May- for orchid & rhododendron in North Sikkim (Yumthang Valley)    Read more…

Itinerary

Sikkim itinerary – 9 nights 10 days

Day 01 : Siliguri/ Bagdogra to Gangtok (135 km. / approx 4.30 hrs)

Welcome to Sikkim Tour Package . On arrival at New Jalpaiguri railway station (NJP) or Bagdogra (IXB) airport meet & greet by Navigator India’s representative. Drive to Gangtok. On the way you you will visit Coronation Bridge & magnificent view of the river Tista.

Day 02 : Gangtok city tour

Proceed on a city tour in Gangtok  including Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok, view points offering panoramic view of snow capped Himalayan peaks & Gangtok city. Proceed to visit Rumtek Monastery/ Jhakri Falls (any one), Institute  of Tibetology to have a glance of Tibetan Thanka and antics, Orchid House (having numerous collection of orchids), Enchay Monastery, Dodurl Chorten etc.

Day 03 : Excursion – Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir.

Early in the morning (7.30 am) drive for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake, situated 32 km away from the city at an altitude of above 12,000 ft. & Baba Mandir another 01 hour drive. Enjoy yak ride around the lake (own cost).  Drive back to hotel for lunch. Enjoy your evening at MG Marg in Gangtok.

Note: Foreigner are not allowed to go to Baba Mandir. They can go up to Tsomgo Lake only accompanied by a local guide (compulsory). Guide charges to be paid extra.

Day 04: Gangtok to Lachen (120 kms./5 hrs./ Alt.- 8,500 ft.)

After breakfast you will be transferred 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 05: Excursion Gurudongmar. Lachen to Lachung (50 km/ 2 hrs)

After breakfast proceed for an excursion to Chopta Valley (14,600 ft.) & Gurudongmar Lake (18,000 ft.). Gurudongmar Lake offers magnificent view of Mount Siniolchu & Kanchandzonga. Back to hotel at Lachen for lunch. Transfer to Lachen (Alt.8,600 ft.).

Note: you might have breathing problem at Gurudongmar Lake. Please take necessary medicines. Person below 5 years & above 65 years are not advised to go to Gurudongmar lake. 

Day 06 : Excursion to Yumthang (24 km./ Alt.- 11,800ft.)

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

Day 07: Lachung to Gangtok (125 km./ 5 hrs)

After breakfast transfer from Lachung to Gangtok. Enroute view magnificent views high rise mountains of North Sikkim & waterfalls. Drop at your respective hotel in Gangtok. Rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 08 : Gangtok to Pelling (124 km./ 5 hrs)

Today you will transferred to Pelling from Gangtok via Ravangla – a small township & the district head quarter of  South Sikkim. Check into your hotel in Gangtok. Afternoon free for refreshment.

Day 09 : Pelling sightseeing

Today you will proceed to full day Pelling sightseeing to Rimbi False, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kanchandzonga False, Khecheopalri Lake, Pemayangtse monastery etc.

Day 10: Pelling to Siliguri/Bagdogra (145 km. / approx 6 hrs)

Today is your farewell day for your Sikkim Tour Package. Drive back to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)/ Bagdogra (IXB) for your onward journey with happy memories to cherish.

  

 

Hotels

 

Accommodation – Sikkim tour package from NJP

Standard HotelsMeal PlanNights
Gangtok –  Juniper Tree/ Sunrise Residency or similarCP4
Lachen –     Fortuna/ Grand Lachen or similarAP1
Lachung –   Fotuna/ Apple Valley Inn or similarAP2
Pelling –     Hotel Simvo/ Holiday Inn (Deluxe) or similarCP2

 

Deluxe HotelsMeal PlanNights
Gangtok –  Rendezvous/ Sikkim Retreat or similarCP4
Lachen –     Fortuna/ Grand Lachen or similarAP1
Lachung –   Fotuna/ Apple Valley Inn or similarAP2
Pelling –     De Regency/ Sikkim Tourist Centre or similarCP2

 

Supper Deluxe HotelsMeal PlanNights
Gangtok –  Mt.Siniolchu/ Yangthang Heritage or similarMAP4
Lachen –     Fortuna/ Grand Lachen or similarAP1
Lachung –   Fotuna/ Apple Valley Inn or similarAP2
Pelling –    Norbughang Resort or similarMAP2

 

AP- Room including all major meals.
MAP-
Room including Breakfast & Dinner.
CP-
Room including breakfast.
EP-
Room only.

Price

Sikkim Tour Package Price – 9 nights 10 days

Group Size2 pax4 pax6 pax
Standard package cost43,00030,50027,000
Deluxe package cost46,50033,80030,500
Premium package cost61,50049,50046,000

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

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Sikkim tour package cost includes

  • All transfers & sight seeing in N.AC car according to itinerary.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in the above mentioned or any similar category hotels.
  • Meals according to the meal plan.(EP- Room only,  CP- Room & Breakfast, MAP- Room + Breakfast & Dinner, AP- Room + Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.)
  • Assistance on arrival.
  • All applicable service & permit charges.

Sikkim package tour 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

  • Tsomgo Lake – 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.
  • 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. It can be obtained 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 to visit Tsomgo Lake & North Sikkim. Permit can be obtained in Gangtok. All the guests must carry 2 copies passport size recent colour photographs, Passport & copy of Restricted Area Permit (RAP). A local guide is compulsory to visit restricted.
  • Foreigners are allowed to go to Baba Mandir & Gurudongmar Lake.

Terms and Conditions for 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 Baba Mandir. They can go up to Tsomgo Lake only accompanied by a local guide (compulsory). Guide charges to be paid extra.

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Travellers’ info

Sikkim tour package from NJP

Places to visit in Sikkim tour package

Gangtok

It is situated at an altitude of 5500ft & the most visited tourist place in Sikkim. Ganesg Tok, Hanuman Tok, Tashi View point, Enchey Monastery, flower show complex are the main tourist attractions of Gangtok.  Other than that only 24 km. away there is Rumtek Monastery, an important centre for Buddhist studies.  Read more…

Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir

Tsomgo Lake, a very popular tourist attraction, is 40 km. away from Gangtok situated at an altitude of 12400 ft. The source of the water is the melting snow of the surrounding mountains. Baba Mandir is another 16 km. drive from Tsomgo Lake, situated at an altitude of 13200 ft. It is a temple of Baba Harbhajan Sing.   Read more…

Pelling

It is a small mountain village at an altitude of 6000 ft. and offers wonderful view of Mt.Kanchandzonga. Just 2 km away there is Pemayanste Monastery the most important monastery of the Nyingmapa order & an famous tourist attraction. The monastery houses a number of religious objects with historical and archeological importence. Other than that there are Kechopalri Lake, Rabadanste Ruins and Sanga Chelling Monastery.     Read more…

Yumthang Valley

At a height of 11,800 ft. the valley is about 140 kms away from Gangtok. It is one of the most beautiful places of Sikkim. The valley has Shingbha Rhododendron Sanstuary 24 verities of rhododendrons. There is a hot spring and just 24 kms away Katao offers a panoramic view of snow capped peaks.

Chungthang

Chungthang is situated on the confluence of Lachen and Lachung Chu, 95 kms from Gangtok, and it is the starting point of the river Tista. It emerged as a major sub divisional town of North District. The place has immense potential of biodiversity with a wide variety of orchids. Plants and wild life. Just 23kms and 29 kms away from Chungthang there another two important valleys Lachung and Lachen.

Gurudongmar Lake

It is a fascinating lake & important tourist place of North Sikkim at an altitude of 17,150 ft. and surrounded by snow capped peaks. it is situated at 35km north from Lachen & approx 160km from the capital city of Gangtok. The lake gets frozen during winter.  Read more…

 

Best time to visit Sikkim   

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

Spring (March to April)

It is a very good season with moderate temperatures. This is the time for rhododendrons, orchids & various flowers. Snow will also be visible in some parts of the region. This is perfect time to plan your Sikkim tour packages specially to Yumthang the flower Valley in North Sikkim.

Summer (May to Jun)

As summer is not very hot in Sikkim. It draws the maximum no of tourists. Most of the regions of the state experience a temperature clime & it ranges from 18oC (64oF) to 25oC (78oF). as this is a peak season price for your Sikkim packages or Darjeeling packages  will be on higher side.

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.    

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. Plan your Sikkim tour packages or Darjeeling tour packages to have a magnificent view of Mt. Kanchendzongaalmost from every corner of the region. From Sandakphu (heighest point of West Bengal) & Tiger Hill (view point near Darjeeling) you can even view Mt. Everest. The entire Eastern Himalayan range looks like a man laying & locals refer it as ‘Sleeping Buddha’.

Winter (Dec to Feb)  

These are the coolest months & some part of the 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 mountains of the world. you can plan your tour to view Snow covered lakes Tsomgo & Gurudongmar along with snow covered valleys Lachung Lachen & Yumthang.

 

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 (IXB)/ New Jalpaiguri (NJP) is connected through national National Highway 55 & 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. 

Distance:
Bagdogra to Darjeeling – 78 km
Siliguri (NJP) to Darjeeling – 72 km 
Darjeeling to Gangtok – 98 km
Bagdogra to Gangtok – 125 km
Bagdogra ro Darjeeling – 70 km
Siliguri to Kalimpong – 70 km
Bagdogra to Pelling – 140 km
Bagdogra to Ravangla – 125 km

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Price Starts

3 nights- 4 daysRs.11,000/-
7 nights-  8 daysRs.20,800/-
5 nights-  6 daysRs.10,000/-
6 nights- 7 daysRs.11,000/-
8 nights- 9 daysRs.14,500/-

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