The capital city of Sikkim, Gangtok seems like a lost city which waits for the attention of the visitors flocking from all across the globe. However, the city is quite rich in art. Culture, tourist destinations, and history but still this captivating city is less explored by the tourists. This Gangtok Pelling tour is designed by considering the taste and budget of each of the tourists. You are not going to explore only the most happening places of this capital city but also you get the chance to visit some of the lesser known places in the city like Namchi and Pelling.
- Exploring some amazing beautiful destinations of Gangtok along with shopping.
- Paying homage at Baba Mandir.
- Tsomgo Lake excursion.
- Exploring some untouched places in the city.
Gangtok Pelling Tour Itinerary
Day 1 :Arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station – Gangtok
Upon your arrival at NJP, our tour representative will greet you and then will take you to the pre-booked hotel. You will be free for the day and if you want then you can go out for shopping in the nearby markets.
Day 2 :Visiting Baba Mandir and Tsomgo Lake
The second day of your trip is going to be fun-filled and a hearty breakfast will be the best to start the day. Post breakfast, you will be taken to the first destination of the day Tsomgo Lake which is a religious symbiosis of both Buddhism and Hinduism. It is a highly elevated lake nestled beautifully at a height of 12,400 feet. After exploring this beautiful lake you will be transferred to pay homage at the famous Baba Mandir. Return to the hotel, enjoy the sumptuous meal and then overnight stay.
Day 3 :Gangtok – Pelling via Char Dham
Next morning, we will drive towards Pelling which is a tiny yet beautiful hamlet located at the west of Sikkim. En-route Pelling, you will stay at Temi Tea Gardens, Siddheshwar Dham (Char Dham), and Samdruptse. Replica of the 12 Jyotirlingas, a huge statue of Lord Shiva (108 feet high), and four Dhams are the major attractions of the Siddheshwar Dham. After reaching Siddheshwar Dham, you will be taken to the pre-listed hotel for a sumptuous dinner and also for the overnight stay.
Day 4 :Pelling Excursion
Early morning after a healthy breakfast, you will be driven towards the mountainous region of Pelling and get the awe-inspiring views of the Khecheopalri Lake, Rimbi Water Falls, Khnagchendzonga waterfalls at Darap Village and later on in the afternoon you will be transferred to the new Helipad Ground, Rabdentse ruins, and also Pemayangtse monastery (which is one of the oldest monasteries in Sikkim).
Day 5 :Pelling – NJP Railway Station/IXB Airport
Next morning after breakfast at the hotel, check-out and then you will be taken to the Railway Station or to the airport. Upon arrival at the railway station or airport, our tour representative will bid adieu as this is the end of your journey with us.
- Guided sightseeing tour
- Pick up and drop off service
- Meals as per itinerary
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Driver allowance, parking charges, fuel price
- Any expense of personal nature
- Extra charges in case of an emergency
- Shopping, laundry, tipping, portage
- Monument entrance fees, camera charges
- Anything not in the inclusions section
Frequently Asked Questions
Q.What are some romantic things to do in Gangtok?
A. Some romantic things to do in Gangtok are: take a walk in tea gardens, view the sunrise or sunset from Tiger hill, spend a romantic picnic in Banjhakri waterfalls etc.
Q.When is the best time to visit Gangtok?
A. September to October and March to June are the best months to visit Gangtok.
Q.How far is Pelling from Gangtok?
A. Pelling is 125 kms away from Gangtok and it takes about 5 hours to reach.
Q.What are the top attractions to visit in Pelling?
A. Singshore bridge, kanchenjunga waterfalls, rabdentse ruins, Khecheopalri lake, pemayangtse gompa are some of the top attractions in Pelling.
Q.How are the accommodation facilities in Pelling?
A. The accommodation facilities are good and several in Pelling, it ranges from luxury resorts and 5 star hotels to hostels and budget hotels.