Gurudongmar Yumthang Package

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Gurudongmar- Yumthang Tour: 7Nights/8Days


Day 1: 

Bagdogra Airport / NJP Station to Gangtok (5550ft / 1675m, 130 km)  

Roam around M G Marg Evening. Overnight at Gangtok.

Day 2: 

Gangtok to Tsongo Lake with Baba Mandir Excursion  (52 km)

Though it is a Half day trip still need to start early in the morning: drive to Tsongo Lake (12000ft / 3600m), a beautiful alpine lake close to Indo-China Border. Go for Yak Ride and proceed further to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir.
Afternoon is free for personal activities.

Overnight at Gangtok.

Note: Only Indian Nationals are allowed for Tour to Nathula Pass (14000ft / 4200m) on China Border subject to  prior permission.

Day 3: 

Gangtok to Lachen (130km)

Drive to Lachen in North Sikkim ( 9175ft / 2750m).

See Singhik, Seven Sister Water Falls, Chungthang Confluence on the go.

Overnight at Lachen.

Day 4:

Lachen to Thangu, Chopta Valley and Gurudongmar Lake (Total 120km)

Start for remote Nomad village of Thangu  (13625ft / 4100m. Move to Chopta Valley (13325ft / 4000m) for breathtaking alpine range. From Chopta Valley drive for another 30 km to Gurudongmar Lake (17375ft / 5225m) close to Tibet Border, the one of the Highest and biggest fresh water lakes in Sikkim.

Back to Lachen for Lunch. After Lunch proceed to Lachung (60 km)
See Chungthang Confluence and Vimnala Water Falls enroute. Overnight at Lachung.

Note: Only Indian citizens are allowed.

Day 5: 

Lachung to Yumthang Valley Excursion (25 km)

Drive to Yumthang Valley (11925ft / 3575m), the “Valley of Flower” of Eastern Himalaya. Visit nearby Hot Spring.

Back to Lachung. Roam around Lachung village and Monastery.

Overnight at Lachung.

Day 6: 

Lachung to Gangtok

Depart from Lachung for Gangtok via Chungthang. Check in at hotel by late afternoon. Overnight at Gangtok.

Day 7: 

Sight seeing Gangtok and around.

Visit Botanical Garden, Santi View Point, Government Institute of Cottage Industry (Closed on Sunday, 2nd Saturday), Orchid House Flower Show, Sikkim Research Institute of Tibetology, Dodurl Chorten.
and Rumtek monastery.

Overnight at Gangtok.

Day 8: 

Return journey from Gangtok to Bagdogra Airport / NJP Station.

Tour ends.

Note: You can also visit famous hill-station of Darjeeling (West Bengal) from Gangtok (110 km)

Read Blog: A trip to Gurudongmar-Yungtham-Katao


Rates Per Pax : 2015-16


Per pax  Minimum02 Pax Minimum04 Pax Minimum06 Pax Minimum12 Pax
Standard Rs 18000 Rs 16000 Rs 14000

*Call us for Off-season rates

Tour Cost Includes

Accommodation on twin sharing basis. Accommodation on twin sharing basis. All Transfers & sightsing. Meal plan – MIP.


The packages does not include Air/Train tickets, Airport tax, Entry fees , Monuments, Jungle safari, Guide fees, Camera Charges, Personal expenses like laundry, tips and  telephone calls, Optional Tours, Travel Insurance etc.

Anything not mentioned in the above.

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