Lachung & Yumthang Valley Tour
Per Person on Twin Sharing basis
Soaring, rock-pinnacled valley walls embroidered with long ribbons of waterfall surround the isolated if widely scattered village/hotel-centre of Lachung. Near the central bridge you can zip-line across the river from tiny Dzongten Cafe, rent mountain bikes, or stroll uphill for around 20 minutes to find the colourful little Lachung Gompa.
Day 1 - Bagdogra / New Jalpaiguri - Gangtok
Welcome on arrival at Bagdogra Airport / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and transfer to Gangtok (114kms/4.5hrs). At an altitude of 5500ft Gangtok is the capital of the state of Sikkim, a beautiful and clean town promising of the best monasteries and landscapes. Evening free for individual activity and leisure, overnight at hotel.
Day 2 - Gangtok to Lachung
AM Pickup from your hotel at Gangtok and Transfer to Lachung (117Kms/6.5Hrs), en route sightseeing at Singhik View point, Chumthang Valley, Twin Falls and Vima Falls. Evening free to explore the beautiful Himalayan village by your own. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3 - Day Trip to Yumthang Valley
Early morning after breakfast start for half day excursion trip to Yumthang Valley, en-route visit Hot Spring and Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary. Some photographs of the natural scenes of Switzerland and Yumthang valley are very hard to distinguish. Yumthang, which is at an altitude of 12,000 ft., is situated about 135 km from Gangtok. April and May promises colorful flowers & Orchids, where as November end to March usually sees snows. Transfer back to Lachung for Lunch followed by visit to Lachung Monastery. Evening free, overnight at Hotel.
Day 4 - Lachung to Gangtok
Day 5 - Gangtok - Bagdogra / New Jalpaiguri