North Sikkim Tour
- Tour in Details
- Itinerary Day by Day
- Cost Info
North Sikkim tour is one journey in India full of fun, enjoyment and gladness which you will never forget. The India North Sikkim tour offers very close and majestic views of Mt. Kanchenjunga; Mt. Spinach considered one of the most beautiful peaks in the world. Rich natural environment and intricate cultural tapestry follows you throughout the journey of Northern Sikkim. The tour of North Sikkim passes through lush green hill slopes and tea garden makes your holidays memorable. North Sikkim of India is the domain of glaciers, snow clad peaks, alpine lakes, waterfalls, hot springs, bio-diverse forests, cascading rivers and streams, and twittering birds.
North Sikkim tour in India provides you the amazing views of wildlife and nature. North Sikkim is home to the Red Panda (Ailurus Fulgens), a vulnerable species. The landscape during the tour of North Sikkim is mountainous with dense vegetation. The surrounding region is full of many varieties of wild Himalayan flowers like Rhododendrons, Blue Poppies, many varieties of exotic Orchids and many more. Numerous waterfalls astride the main road make your India North Sikkim trip extremely picturesque. The trail of north Sikkim tour leads through mostly alpine vegetation consisting of beautiful alpine flowers and plants of medicinal value.
The serene surroundings and lush green environment of North Sikkim, makes it an ideal destination for people seeking breaks from their hectic schedules. North Sikkim is the northern district of Sikkim. Mangan is the districts headquarter of North Sikkim. Tourists need special permits to visit North Sikkim beyond Mangan. This North Sikkim trek will take you through some of the most beautiful forests of Sikkim to the amazing tea plantations of Darjeeling that stretch out as far as you can see. North Sikkim tour is one of the best tours in India in the city of Sikkim, a beautiful hill station as well as one of the naturally beautiful places. The tour is full of monasteries, beautiful waterfalls, Lakes, stunning mountain views and exciting historical memorials.
North Sikkim can be visited only as part of an organized tour. Clients Bio-Data, passport and Valid Indian Visa details along with 4 Nos. of passport size photographs has to be submitted to us 2/3 months in advance as the permits for North Sikkim is processed by the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Defiance, New Delhi.
Day 01: Pick up at Bagdogra/Bhadrapur, transfer to Gangtok (1,547m) O/N hotel
Day 02: Gangtok sight seeing, and permit formalities O/N hotel
Day 03: Transfer to Lachen (2728m) O/N Lodge
Day 04: Arrangement of porters and Army Liaison officer O/N lodge
Day 05: Trek to Thalem (2900m) O/N camp
Day 06: Jakthang (3240m) O/N camp
Day 07: Trek to Yabuk (3810m) O/N camp
Day 08: Trek to Green Lake (4934m) O/N camp
Day 09: Exploring surrounding at Green lake O/N camp
Day 10: Trek back beyond Rest Camp
Day 11: Trek beyond Tangchung La (5212m) O/N camp
Day 12: Trek to Theulacha (5000+m) O/N camp
Day 13: Trek Theu la (5212m) O/N camp.
Day 14: Trek to Langbo (4800m) O/N camp
Day 15: Trek to Dolmasampa (4462m) O/N camp
Day 16: Trek to Muguthang (4520m) O/N camp
Day 17: Explore around and rest day O/N camp
Day 18: Trek to Phoge, crossing Lugnak La (5035m) O/N camp
Day 19: Transfer to Lachen O/N Lodge
Day 20: Transfer to Gangtok. O/N Hotel
Day 21: Transfer, to Darjeeling O/N hotel
Day 22: Darjeeling sight seeing, hotel
Day 23: Early morning drop at Bagdogra/Bhadrapur Airport
What’s included in the Cost:
- Airport Pick up and Drop
- Tibet Travel Permit, entrance fees
- Twin share accommodation in respective hotels
- Tours and transfers with English speaking guide
- All land transport in 4-Wheel Drive jeeps
- Breakfast everyday.
Extra Cost to Consider
- China Group Visa fees (US$ 58.00 per person)and For USA Nationality(US$142 per person)
- Flight Ticket (Kathmandu-Lhasa/Lhasa-Kathmandu)
- Departure Tax at Kathmandu airport (Rs. 1600)
- lunches & dinners; refreshments, bottled/alcoholic drinks
- any tips (hotels, restaurants, guide, driver, etc.)
- photography charges at monasteries/palaces/sites
- Nepal re-entry Visa (multiple entry visas are available)
- extras cost for up-grading rooms at hotels if/when applicable
- Any cost arising from political disturbances, strikes, cancellation of flights, deviation in program, delays due to landslides/ road blockage or otherwise
- Any services in Kathmandu/Nepal (hotels, transport, etc.).
Trip Facts & Figures:
Duration: 23 Days
Grade: Moderate to Fairly streneous
Max. Altitude: 5212m
Best Travel Time: Late March to July are the best season and Aug, Sept & Oct are okay
Transportation: Private Car/Van/ Plane