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A Scenic Trip to Gangtok and West Sikkim

Experience six days of the beauty and greenery of Sikkim. Visit the monastic city of Gangtok and the perfumed city of Pelling which is spread with beautiful Rhododendrons. Sikkim, the landlocked state in Northeastern India, is the antidote that can soothe your strenuous nerves with its fresh air, forested mountain valleys and long stretches of snow-clad mountain peaks. One of the best holiday destinations in Northeast India, Sikkim encompasses some of the best treks of the country where the strains of walking on the arduous mountain trails are seized by the vistas of adjacent forest. Where clouds play hide and seek with the beautiful silver-fir trees, and cherry red Rhododendron willingly gets united with snow-white Magnolia to adorn the walking trails.

Day 1- Arrival

Start your adventure by landing at Bagdogra Airport, followed by an exhilarating chopper ride to Gangtok. Immerse yourself in the rich Tibetan culture at the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, where you'll discover a treasure trove of artifacts and manuscripts.

As night falls, experience the vibrant nightlife of Gangtok, often dubbed the 'Las Vegas of Sikkim,' with its lively bars, casinos, and bustling streets.

Conclude your day with an overnight stay in a cozy homestay, where you can enjoy the warmth and hospitality of the locals, ensuring a memorable and authentic experience.

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Day 2- Sightseeing at Gangtok

Begin your day with a stunning panoramic view of Sikkim from Tashi Viewpoint, capturing the breathtaking landscape. Next, offer your prayers at the serene Ganesh Tok temple, a place of peace and spirituality.

Visit Rumtek Monastery, the largest in Sikkim, to marvel at its grand architecture and spiritual ambiance. Spend a tranquil afternoon amidst the lush greenery of Nehru Botanical Garden, exploring its diverse flora.

Conclude your day with a joyous ride on the Gangtok ropeway, offering spectacular aerial views of the city and the surrounding hills

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Day 3- Head towards West Sikkim

Embark on an exhilarating road journey to the uncharted territories of West Sikkim, traversing through the picturesque Temi Tea Gardens, where verdant slopes meet the horizon.

Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance of Pemayangtse Monastery, an ancient marvel nestled amidst the tranquil Himalayas, offering a glimpse into Sikkim's rich cultural heritage. Lace up your boots for an adventurous hike to the historic Sangachoeling Monastery, perched atop a hill, rewarding you with panoramic views of the surrounding valleys and majestic peaks. 

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Day 4- Explore Pelling

Spend time at the sacred Khecheopalri Lake, a serene spot revered for its spiritual significance and stunning natural beauty. The pristine waters, surrounded by lush greenery, create a tranquil atmosphere perfect for reflection and relaxation. Next, explore the ruins of Rabdentse, once the royal capital of Sikkim, offering a glimpse into the region's rich history with its ancient structures and panoramic views. Overnight stay at Pelling.

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Day 5- Discover the village of Darap

Experience the authentic charm of Sikkimese village life in Darap, where the warm hospitality of the locals will immerse you in their unique traditions and culture. Savor ‘Tongba,’ a traditional locally brewed millet beer, known for its distinctive flavor and cultural significance. As evening falls, end your day by gathering around a cozy bonfire under the starry skies, surrounded by Darap's tranquil and picturesque landscape. 

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Day 6- Departure

Drive back to Bagdogra from West Sikkim. Catch your flight from Bagdogra airport and fly back with memories of a lifetime!