Royal Sikkim Tour Package – Scenic Awareness of North India5 Nights/ 6 DaysPackage Code: HTPC001470
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Royal Sikkim Tour Package – Scenic Awareness of North India
Royal Sikkim Tour Package: Overview
Sikkim is a wonderful and prismatic state of North east India which offers scenery beauty, mountain ranges and passes through its famous destination. Gangtok and Pelling are the most mesmerizing destinations which provides you a perfect holiday trip in between Scenic beauty and hilly Mountains. Holiday Travel India designed Royale Sikkim tour package to offer you a great chance to explore Gangtok as well as Pelling and you will cover these mention destination in 05N/06D. Package tour consist prior services and enjoy an utterly comfortable tour mingled with hospitality and a leisurely vacation.
What is Unique in Royal Sikkim Tour Package and why?
Royal Sikkim Tour Package is remarkable planned tour which provides lots of fun, activities and happy moment in your bustling life. In this tour package we will provide chance to visit Famous temple of Indian Army soldiers, Largest high altitude zoo in India, Fascinating view of the surrounding and World’s 3rd highest peak offers a good sunrise as well as enjoy the utterly moment through famous activities like Rope way ride (Cable car) and white river rafting in Gangtok and Pelling.
Royal Sikkim Tour Package: Highlights
Fascinating view of the surrounding: Ganesh Tok Temple
Sunrise point to watch the majestic panorama: Tashi View Point
Ancient temple of Lord Hanuman: Hanuman Tok
Largest exporters of exotic flowers: Saramasa Garden
Mountain Pass of India and China: Nathula Pass
Pleasant ambience at Banjhakri Falls
Famous golden top dome: Do-Drul Chorten Stupa
Consider as a lifeline of the state: Teesta River
Glacial lake in the East Sikkim: Lake Tsomgo
Famous temple of Indian Army soldiers: Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple
Largest high altitude zoo in India: Himalayan Zoological Park
Oct-01 To Mar-31
Dec-20 To Jan-10
5 N/6 D Standard Package
Hotel Chitrakoot Residency (Gangtok), Hotel Blue Hills (Pelling )
5 N/6 D Deluxe Package
Hotel Mount Siniolchu (Gangtok), Norbu Ghang Retreat and Spa (Pelling )
5 N/6 D Luxury Package
Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino (Gangtok), Elgin Mt Pandim (Pelling )
Royal Sikkim Tour Package: Inclusion
05 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis
Breakfast and Dinner
03 Nights stay with sightseeing at Gangtok hotel
02 Night stay with sightseeing at Pelling
Private Ac vehicle for 06 days
Parking, Toll tax and driver hault
Inclusive of all taxes
Royal Sikkim Tour Package: Exclusion
Any airfare, busfare and railway fare
Hotels in Gangtok
Standard Hotel: Hotel Chitrakoot Residency -TA Rank (5.0) - Certificate of Excellence
Deluxe Hotel: Hotel Mount Siniolchu - TA Rank (4.0) - Certificate of Excellence
Luxury Hotel: Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino - TA Rank (4.5) - Certificate of Excellence
Pelling Sikkim Hotels
Standard Hotel: Hotel Blue Hills - TA Rank (4.5)- Certificate of Excellence
Deluxe Hotel: Norbu Ghang Retreat and Spa -TA Rank (4.0)- Certificate of Excellence
Luxury Hotel: Elgin Mt Pandim - TA Rank (4.5)- Certificate of Excellence
Arrive at airport or railway station and proceed towards Gangtok which stands for land of monasteries in North India. Upon arrival check in to hotel and get ready to visit such famous sightseeing of Gangtok i.e. Ganesh Tok View Point, Tashi View Point and Hanuman Tok and Saramsa Garden. By the evening you will return back to Gangtok hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Gangtok hotel.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Lunch: Served at any nearest Restaurant
After breakfast start your day by visit Nathula Pass which is located at the Indo China border at an altitude of 14,100 feet as favorite hotspot place for visitors coming to Sikkim. Spend some quality time enjoy your moment at Nathula pass. After that you may have lunch at any nearest restaurant, later you will be taken towards Banjhakri Waterfalls, Garden, Chorten Stupa, Tibetology, Rope way ride (Cable car) and river Teesta for white river rafting. By the evening come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Gangtok hotel
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Lunch: Served at any nearest restaurant
After breakfast start your day by visit such famous and most awaited places which includes Tsomgo Lake (38.5 km), which is one of the most popular attractions of Gangtok. Set at an elevation of 3780 m, this glacial lake is considered holy by Sikkim’s people. There is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located on the banks of the lake.
After that you will move towards Baba Mandir which is a popular pilgrim center, Baba Mandir is believed to possess wish fulfilling powers. The shrine is built in the memory of Baba Harbhajan Singh, who was an Indian Army soldier and lost his life near Nathula Pass. It is believed that he is still ‘on duty’ for the Indian Army and he guards the lives of soldiers posted on the India- China border.
After sightseeing you may have lunch at any nearest restaurant and then you will be taken towards Himalayan Zoological Park. It was opened in 1958 and specializes in captive breeding of the endangered animals found in the alpine region. Endangered species like the Red Panda and Snow Leopard are bred here in captivity. By the evening you will return back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Gangtok Hotel
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Lunch: Served at any nearest restaurant
After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed towards Pelling which is a small town in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim. Upon arrival you will be taken towards Mt. Kanchendzonga World’s 3rd highest peak offers a good sunrise along with view of the entire Eastern Himalayan range. After visit you will come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Pelling hotel
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Lunch: Served at same hotel
After breakfast start your day by visit such famous sightseeing which includes Rimbi Falls, Rock Garden and Sacred Kechodpalri Lake. After sightseeing you may have lunch at any nearest restaurant. After lunch you will taken to Pemayangtse Monastery (the 2nd oldest monastery of Sikkim), Rabdantsay Ruins (2nd Capital of Sikkim) & Sunset Point. By the evening come back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner at Pelling hotel
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
Lunch: Served at any nearest restaurant
After breakfast check out from hotel and proceed towards Gangtok, which takes 3 Hours to reach from Pelling. Upon arrival you will drop to Bagdogra airport or railway station for onwards journey. Tour gets end with lots of memory
Gangtok India points of interest
Tsomgo Lake: The glacial Tsomgo Lake is located at an altitude of 3,780 meters above sea level. It is also called as Changu Lake and is crossed by the Nathu la Pass on the north. This is one of the few and awesome high altitude lakes in India. The lake becomes doubly attractive with the reflections of the surrounding hills on the water. Tsomgo Lake is oval in shape and approximately 1km. long. It has an average depth of about 50 ft. it was created by the snow melted water from the mountains around the lake & a river namely Lungtze Chu has been created from Tsomgo Lake. The lake further falls into Rangpo-chu.
Saramsa Garden: Saramsa Garden was established in 1922 and has served various purposes. This is a vast stretch of landscaped garden located about 14kms from Gangtok Town and near Ranipool. It's ideal for leisure, recreation and picnic. The purpose behind setting up of the garden was to cater to the needs of the British officers as well as the former Namgyal Royal family. Various fruit trees such as banana, orange, pineapple and guava were grown here. The Forest Department introduced Cephaelis Ipecacuanha, a medicinal plant in the year 1940.
Ganesh Tok View Point: Ganesh Tok is a small temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh, it is so small that only one person can crawl into the temple at a time. However, the main thing to be notices here is its unique location which acts like a viewpoint. The view point is set at a height of 6500 m and offers spectacular sights of the snow capped peaks. There is a small temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha at the view point. The temple is so small that it can accommodate just one person at a time.
Tashi View Point: Tashi View Point is one of the major attractions of Gangtok and is located at a distance of 8 km from the town. The place is a must visit for nature lovers as it offers great views of the imposing Himalayan mountains, specifically Mount Kanchenjunga and Siniolchu. This is basically a sunrise point to watch the majestic panorama of Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mt. Siniolchu with other snow clad peaks and can have an experience of the change of colour of snow on the mountains during the Sunrise. A resting shed and a small cafeteria situated at Tashi View Point provides shelter and other amenities to the tourists. A park above the View Point is a good place to enjoy a picnic.
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary: Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary is a nature park in the Indian state of Sikkim. It has forty species of rhododendron trees. It is located in the Yumthang Valley north of Lachung in North Sikkim district. Bird species found in the park include Wood snipe and Hoary-throated barwing. Vast range of flora is found at the place which includes Poppies, Rhododendrons, Primulas, Saxifrages, Gentians, Iris and much more. It is the home of spotted lingsang and tiger.
Hanuman Tok: Hanuman Tok is a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The temple is surrounded by lush green parks and beautiful mountains. From the temple one gets unobstructed views of Kanchenjunga. The word “Tok” in local language means temple. Hanuman Tok is a famous temple in Gangtok dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The legend about the place suggests that Lord Hanuman halted for a rest here while carrying Sanjeevni to Lanka from the Himalayas. Tourists and pilgrims gather at the temple in large numbers to pray and wish fulfillment. The idol of Lord Hanuman was erected here in 1950 when an officer named Appaji Pant had a divine dream at this location.
Nathula Pass: The mighty mountain pass of Nathu La is located at an astonishing height of approximately 4,310 meters above sea level and is considered to be one of the highest motor able mountain passes in the world. It is 56 km East of Gangtok and connects the Indian state of Sikkim to Tibet Autonomous Region in China. Nathu means "listening ears" and La means "pass" in Tibetan. This pass has historical importance and in 1904, Major Francis Young husband, serving as the British Commissioner to Tibet, led a successful mission through Nathu La to capture Lhasa. It is guarded on both sides by the Chinese and Indian soldiers.
Restaurants in Gangtok
Gangtok is proud to present the best dining destinations in town, serving delectable food across various cuisines in exquisite surroundings with their signature genuine hospitality. Interesting mix of Sikkimese and Tibetan cuisine, desserts that go melting the second you taste them, a dash of flavours from Bhutan and momos that are as soft as the steam that rises. There are some restaurant given below for your connivance
Roll House Restaurant –TA Rank (4.0) – Certificate of Excellence
MG Marg, Arithang, Gangtok
Open Hours - 10AM–8:30PM
This one is a real hole in the wall eating joint. If one is looking to have some vegetarian rolls or momos.
Taste of Tibet –TA Rank (4.0) – Certificate of Excellence
MG Marg, Vishal Gaon, Gangtok
Opening Hours - 10AM–8PM
Tibetan food can skip dining at the Taste of Tibet, lavish spread of momos, thukpa, shyabhale (Tibetan meat pasty), thentuk (homemade noodles) and normal fare such as chilli chicken and fried rice.
How to Reach Gangtok
By Air: Bagdogra is the nearest airport to Darjeeling. From Gangtok the distance of this airport is about 123 km. It takes about 4 ½ hours to drive from Darjeeling to Bagdogra. This airport can be reached from the metropolitan cities of India.
By Rail: The nearest railway station to Gangtok is New Jalpaiguri or NJP. The distance between Gangtok and NJP is almost 88 km. It is the most important railhead of the region. This railway station can be reached from the major cities of India. The famous toy train can be taken from New Jalpaiguri to reach the hill station. It is a wonderful experience taking a ride of this train and enjoying the surrounding picturesque scenario.
By Road: Bus services are available for tourists. After reaching Siliguri bus can be taken to reach Gangtok By availing the Tenzing Norgay Road, which is known as NH-55 Darjeeling can be reached from Siliguri, NJP and Bagdogra. It merely takes some more than 3 hours to reach Darjeeling via NH-55. Private taxis may be hired for this journey.
Best time to visit for Sikkim tour
Best time to visit Sikkim is March onwards till June and September to December. The best season to travel to Sikkim is summers.
Food to eat in Gangtok
Gangtok is home to almost everything that the cuisine of this area has to offer in its most rich, splendid, authentic form with a flattering variety of options. What is impossible to miss in Gangtok includes Momos, Thukpa, Wonton, Gyathuk, Thenthuk and more.
Momo is a very popular Tibetan delicacy in Sikkim. It is prepared by stuffing minced meat, vegetable or cheese in flour dough and then moulding them in the form of dumplings.
Sael Roti: This Nepali cuisine is prepared by grinding a mixture of rice and water into a paste. The paste is then poured into hot oil and deep fried.
Places to visit in Pelling
Khecheopalri Lake: Khecheopalri Lake is situated in the north-west direction of Pelling and is considered as a holy lake by Buddhists as well as Hindus. It is very popular by many names like Kha-Chot-Palri, Wishing Lake and Sho Dzo Sho.
Pemayangtse Monastery: Pemayangtse Monastery is a famous Buddhist monastery. The Monastery was constructed in the 17th century by Lama Lhatsun Chempo. It is believed that at first it was very small in size and soon after the monastery was renovated by Jigme Pawo, One of the oldest monasteries of Sikkim.
Singshore Bridge: Singshore Bridge is situated at a distance of 5 Kms from Pelling. It was laid by connecting two hills 16 years ago and is the highest bridge of Sikkim and second highest bridge in Asia.
Sangachoeling Monastery: Sangachoeling Monastery is an awesome place to visit. The Monastery is situated at a distance of 3 Kms from south west of Pelling and was built by Lhatsun Ankh Sigma in the year 1695.
People and Language of Pelling
The people of Pelling are mainly tribal people that belong to different communities such as Bhutias, Lepchas, Gurung, Limboo and Tamangsetc with having their own distinct culture and tradition. Nepali and Sikkimese are the main languages to be spoken in Pelling and besides, other languages such as Bhutia, Groma, Gurung, Majhi, Sherpa, and Tibetan etc are also spoken by the natives of the place.
Fairs and Feeling in Pelling
Pelling is a beautiful town dotted with unique culture and tradition which is best exhibited in numerous fairs and festivals celebrated by the locals. The city takes pride in celebrating the most fanfare festival of Pelling that is the Kanchenjunga Tourist Festivals. The second most joyous festival is the jorehang Mela that take place in Jorethang few kilometers away from Pelling.
Adventurous things to do in gangtok
White Water Rafting in Teesta River
Teesta Rivers are graded in the international level at I to IV and present one of the finest rafting starches in the world. The turbulent waters of Rangit with its multidimensional rapids provides the rafters the scopes of practicing their skills and the spectacular scene along the river courses through the gorges and valleys make the rafting adventure a memorable experience. A circuit of around 11-km, rafting starts from this quaint little town and continues till Rangpo through Sirwani. Above all, what attracts the adrenaline junkies for river rafting in Gangtok is the astounding views while challenging and maneuvering the ferocious rapids of Teesta River.
Teesta river rafting cost- Rs.3200/- per person
Yak Safari at Tsongmo Lake
Though a yak rides slowly on the gentle and steep slopes, a ride from Gangtok to the enchanting Tsongmo Lake is an experience that outlooks any of the activities in the vicinity. Taking you through the curvy, rugged and challenging terrains of Gangtok, a Yak Safari allows you time to absorb the fascinating colours and true beauty of this region. You will get to ride the yak in Tsomgo Lake and in various trekking points like Dzongri in West Sikkim onwards Chopta Valley Jeep & Yak Safari Tour.
Ropeway Cable Ride in Gangtok
This is one of the greatest attractions in Gangtok and should not be missed. It's a double-cable zig back ropeway which is operational since December 2003. Each cable car can carry up to 24 passengers. This rope way of about 1 km long has three entry points or stops. The lowest point is at Deorali market and the highest point is at Tashiling (below the state secretariat ). There is a midpoint stop at Nam-Nang. One can enter from any point and return to same point after touching other two points. Cable car journey provides spectacular view of Gangtok market, valley and assembly hall of state of Sikkim on its 15 to 20 minutes journey
Grand Canyon Bungee jumping
The high adrenaline adventure sports of ‘bungee jumping’ would be soon introduced between Sanchu and Lachu and Lasso Khola under Martam-Majitar gram panchayat unit, Rumtek in East Sikkim.
Temperature in Gangtok
Gangtok has a subtropical highland climate, highly influenced by the monsoons. Located at an altitude of 1676 meters above sea level, the place experiences a mild, temperate climate, and remains conformable throughout the year. The temperature in Gangtok ranges between an average maximum of 22 degree Celsius during summer and an average minimum of 4 Degree Celsius during winter.
Gangtok Darjeeling package tour
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Nightlife in Gangtok
The beautiful hill station and the state capital of Sikkim have happening nightlife and numerous entertainment options. People in Gangtok love to spend their night in clubs, pubs, and discos and enjoy to fullest extent with their friends and family.
Orthodox bar and lounge
Bagdogra to Gangtok helicopter
If you want to visit Gangtok in easy step then you can visit Gangtok by Helicopter from Bagdogra. Once you reach Gangtok, you can continue to take the Helicopter service for sightseeing tours and see the mind blowing Himalayan terrain and the majestic snow capped mountains from the sky at a close distance. A helicopter can take a maximum of five persons. A child who occupies a seat counts as a person. The service is reliable but takes place subject to prevailing weather conditions. Once you reach the helipad at Gangtok, the town is a short taxi ride from there.
Siliguri to Pelling taxi fare
This is for those who need just a one way drop off from Siliguri to Pelling. One way distance from Siliguri to Pelling is approximately 150 Kms by road. One way trip charges and kms limit are fixed. Charge became Rs.3000/- on a one trip round.