Gangtok is the capital of the mountainous northern Indian state of Sikkim. Established as a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the 1840s, the city became capital of an independent monarchy after British rule ended, but joined India in 1975. Today, it remains a Tibetan Buddhist center and a base for hikers organizing permits and transport for treks through Sikkim’s Himalayan mountain ranges.
Upon your arrival at Bagdogra Airport, our representative will greet and transfer you to Gangtok, approximately a four-hour drive. Once you reach Gangtok, check into your hotel and relax. Spend the evening wandering around M.G. Road for shopping and enjoying local food. Overnight stay in Gangtok.
After an early breakfast, set out for a full-day excursion to Tsomgo Lake and Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple. The lake is situated at a height of 12,400 feet, and the temple is dedicated to a soldier of the Indian Army. After a memorable day, return to your hotel in Gangtok for an overnight stay.
Post breakfast, take an excursion to Nathula Pass, located at the Indo-China border 14,000 feet above sea level. You'll be amazed by the enchanting beauty of the place. Please note that the pass is open to Indian tourists only and is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. After a day of exploration, return to Gangtok in the evening for an overnight stay.
After breakfast, embark on a full-day city tour of Gangtok. Visit Do Drul Chorten, one of the most important stupas in Sikkim, followed by other popular attractions like the Directorate of Handicrafts & Handlooms and Enchey Monastery. After experiencing Gangtok's unique culture and sights, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed on the drive to Bagdogra. You'll be transferred to Bagdogra airport for your onward journey, taking along wonderful memories of your trip.