North Sikkim Road Trip

In The Land Of The Lepchas

Date:

25 Janaury - 1 February

Day 1

Holaaa! Upon meeting our trip companions at Bagdogra/ NJP, we will start our drive towards the capital of Sikkim, Gangtok. Rest of the day will be spent in exploring the capital, it’s quaint little cafes and local food joints, pubs.

Stay in Gangtok.

Day 2

As we leave the bustling touristy town of Gangtok, a scenic drive through forest of Pine and Deodar takes us to the the paradise of north Sikkim. The meandering Teesta River is a constant companion throughout the journey. On the way we will stop at few places to check out Phodong monastery, Kabi Lungchok, etc. Upon reaching Lachen, we will go out exploring the town of Lachen.

Stay at Lachen.

Day 3

We will start our day early and proceed to the famous Gurudongmar lake. After spending some time at Thangu for breakfast we will move on to the lake. Soaking in the beauty of Gurudongamar lake, we will start our journey back to Lachen. On the way we will take a detour and explore the valley of Chopta. We will drive to Lachung for our night stay.

Stay at Lachung.

Day 4

Today, we will set out to explore the Yumthang valley, Singba Rhodedenron sanctuary which is a sight to behold during any season. On the way we will check out the hot springs of Yumthang. We will proceed to Zero point after the hot springs.

Stay at Lachung.

Day 5

After a fresh start of the day, we will start our drive to the land of Lepchas, Dzongu valley. Full day will be spent in exploring the paradise of Dzongu. Dzongu is straight out of a Fairytale. We will stay in a typical Lepcha community's homestay. Highlight of the day is their lip-smacking cuisine.

Stay at Dzongu.

Day 6

After a late, cozy morning, we will go further up in the kingdom of Dzongu, visiting old monasteries, listening to the stories of old Sikkim and their inhabitants from our friendly homestay owner.

Stay at Dzongu.

Day 7

We will start our journey back to Gangtok. Rest of the day is spent in visiting the famous Rumtek Monastery and doing local sightseeing. In the evening, we will visit famous local joints and pubs on the busy streets of Gangtok.

Stay at Gangtok.

Day 8

After an early start we start our journey back to the plains. Drop to Bagdogra or NJP. Kindly schedule your return journey after 2 PM.

Notes:

  • The group size will be limited to 10. Bookings are done on first come first serve basis. Kindly call before registering to check for availability.

  • Anything related to the trip, kindly contact on number provided at the end of the document.

  • Trip does not include any cost arisen due to any unforeseen circumstances such as natural disasters like landslides, roadblocks, etc.

Cost of the trip: Rs.24,000/- Bagdogra/NJP to Bagdogra/NJP