Sikkim queen of the hills tour is one of the best tour package in Sikkim. Situated between Kingdom of Nepal in the west and Bhutan in east, In north Plateau of Tibet and southern border with state of West Bengal, It is the land of orchids, monasteries, and mountain, inhabited by Nepalis, Lepcha and Bhutia people,Sikkim is an amazing place of hidden valleys, mystical monasteries, snow-fed lakes and a mountain setting with flowers and forests. Mt. Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world (8,586m) dominates the landscape and is revered as Sikkim ’s guardian deity.
Known in the world for its tea gardens and inhabited by Nepalis, Bhutias, and Bengalis. Darjeeling is the Queen of the Hill station, famous for its natural beauty, clean fresh air, year-round pleasant weather and above all, the ever smiling and welcoming local people. The 3rd highest peak in the world Mt. Kanchenjunga which is situated in Darjeeling and provides you with a magnificent view.
The tour take you through the deep green valleys and ethnic villages of Sikkim, past raging rivers, stop to admire breathtaking waterfalls, blooming rhododendron forests and play on snowfields at the bottom of snow-capped Himalayan peaks. Get ready for an unforgettable Himalayan adventure safari tour through beautiful Sikkim.
Duration: 08 Days
Trek Grade: Easy
Best Travel Time: February to Mid June, September – November are the best seasons. Dec & January are Winter and cold can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy time, tour can be done but visibility can be poor due to rain.
Trip Snippets: 08 days,7 night hotels, Daily breakfast.
Departure Dates: We are able to offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November and December for a group of 1 to 12 people.
Transportation:, Private Car/Van, Plane.
Activity: City tour
Day 01: - Kathmandu to Darjeeling
Flight to Bhadrapur/ Biratnagar and drive to Darjeeling (140 km / 04 hrs.). Overnight in hotel
Day 02: - Darjeeling Early morning tour to Tiger Hills
Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (at around 4 am) to view sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather). On way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia loop. Afternoon visit to Japanese Temple, Peace Pagoda, Ava Art Gallery and Natural History Museum. Overnight in hotel.
Day 03: - Darjeeling
Today visit Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (Closed on Thursday), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tenzing, Gumbu Rock site and Tibetan Refugee self-help (Closed on Sunday) Center Tea Estate. Overnight in hotel
Day 04: - Darjeeling to Martam
Transfer to Martam (115 km / 04 hrs. Overnight in hotel
Day 05: - Martam to Gangtok
Early morning sightseeing of Rumtek Monastery and then proceed for sightseeing of Kanchejunga View Point, Drul-Chorten, Sikkim Research Institute of Tibetology and Handicraft centers. Check in hotel at Gangtok and evening free.
Day 06: - Explore around Gangtok
Today you will take an excursion trip to Tshangu Lake (departure in the morning)- situated at a height of 3,780 m. with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. A small temple is constructed on the lakeside and beautiful flowers & Alpine vegetation grow around the lake
Day 07: - Gangtok to Kalimpong
Transfer to Kalimpong (80 kms / 03 hrs). Check in hotel
Day 08: - Kalimpong
Go for a sightseeing of Dello hills, Dr. Graham_s Home, Jang-Dong-Palriffo Brang, and Durbin Dara Hills. Afternoon transfer to Gangtok. Overnight in hotel Day 09 Kalimpong-Kathmandu. Drive to Bhadrapur and flight to Kathmandu
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