Gangtok, Namchi and Pelling Tour

5 Days / 4 Nights

Embark on a captivating 5-day, 4-night journey through Gangtok, Pelling, and Namchi in the enchanting state of Sikkim. Explore the vibrant monasteries and markets of Gangtok, revel in the serene beauty of Pelling amidst the Himalayas, and experience the spiritual ambiance of Namchi. This tour seamlessly blends cultural immersion with breathtaking natural landscapes, offering a perfect escape for those seeking a harmonious and picturesque adventure.

Begin on a mesmerizing 5-day, 4-night expedition through the cultural and natural wonders of Sikkim, discovering the unique charm of Gangtok, Pelling, and Namchi. In Gangtok, lose yourself in the vibrant ambiance of ancient monasteries like Rumtek and Enchey, and explore the bustling markets, where traditional handicrafts and local delights beckon. The panoramic views of the surrounding hills from Ganesh Tok and Tashi Viewpoint will leave you breathless, offering a glimpse into the region's pristine beauty.

Venture into the serene town of Pelling, nestled amidst the majestic Himalayas. Here, the awe-inspiring Kanchenjunga range takes center stage, providing a visual feast for nature enthusiasts. Delve into local culture by visiting the Pemayangtse Monastery and the charming Rabdentse Ruins, steeped in history and spirituality.

Namchi, with its tranquil atmosphere, unveils the spiritual heart of Sikkim. Explore the renowned Char Dham and the imposing 108 feet statue of Lord Shiva at the Solophok Chardham. The picturesque Buddha Park in Ravangla, adorned with numerous statues and surrounded by lush greenery, adds another layer of serenity to your journey.

This immersive tour seamlessly blends cultural exploration with breathtaking natural vistas, promising an unforgettable experience in the heart of Sikkim's enchanting landscapes.

5 Days / 4 Nights
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    Pick-up at NJP Train Station OR Bagdogra Airport

    Pick-up at NJP Train Station OR Bagdogra Airport

    Conveniently commence your journey with our hassle-free pick-up service available at either the NJP Train Station or Bagdogra Airport. Our expert team awaits your arrival, ensuring a seamless and comfortable start to your adventure through the enchanting landscapes of Sikkim.

    After the pickup, your journey towards Gangtok begins. The ride unfolds a scenic spectacle, allowing you to savor the ever-changing landscapes along the picturesque Teesta River. Brace yourself for a chilly breeze as you ascend to higher altitudes. Traveling from Siliguri to Gangtok, you'll traverse through charming cities, including Rangpo, Singtam, and eventually, the vibrant destination of Gangtok.

    Local Sightseeing at Gangtok

    Embark on a captivating journey through Gangtok's local attractions, each offering a unique glimpse into the cultural and natural wonders of the region.

    1. Ganesh Tok:
      Perched on a hill, Ganesh Tok provides panoramic views of the city and the surrounding Himalayan peaks. Take in the breathtaking scenery and enjoy a moment of tranquility at this elevated vantage point.
    2. Hanuman Tok: Perched atop a hill at an elevation of approximately 7,200 feet, the temple offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. Devotees and tourists alike visit Hanuman Tok to seek blessings from Lord Hanuman, the monkey god known for his unwavering devotion to Lord Rama in Hindu mythology. The temple provides a tranquil and spiritual atmosphere, making it a popular destination for those seeking both religious solace and natural beauty. Visitors can also enjoy the picturesque landscape, including glimpses of the mighty Kanchenjunga, the third-highest mountain in the world, adding to the overall appeal of this sacred site.
    3. Bakthang Falls:
      Delight in the sight and sound of Bakthang Falls, a picturesque waterfall nestled amidst lush greenery. The cascading waters create a serene atmosphere, offering a refreshing pause in the midst of nature's beauty.
    4. Namgyal Institute of Tibetology:
      Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage at the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology. This prestigious institute is dedicated to the study of Tibetan language, art, and culture. Explore its fascinating exhibits, including rare manuscripts, thangkas, and ancient artifacts, providing insight into the Tibetan way of life.
    5. Tashi View Point:
      Tashi View Point, located near Gangtok in Sikkim, India, offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Eastern Himalayas, including the iconic Kanchenjunga mountain. Named after the former Sikkim king Tashi Namgyal, the viewpoint is popular for its stunning sunrise vistas, manicured gardens, and pleasant climate. A favored destination for tourists and locals alike, Tashi View Point provides a tranquil setting to appreciate the natural beauty of the region.
    6. Gonjang Monastery:  Gonjang Monastery, located near Gangtok in Sikkim, India, is a significant Buddhist monastery following the Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Embracing traditional Tibetan architecture, the monastery serves as a center for meditation, religious studies, and cultural preservation. Adorned with vibrant murals and decorations, it offers a serene environment for spiritual practices. The Gonjang Rinpoche leads the monastery, fostering a sense of community among monks and followers. Beyond its religious role, Gonjang Monastery attracts visitors seeking tranquility and cultural insights into Tibetan Buddhism in the Himalayan region.
    7. Flower Show: The Gangtok Flower Show is an annual event in Sikkim, India, highlighting the diverse floral richness of the Himalayan region. This vibrant exhibition promotes horticulture, environmental awareness, and tourism. Featuring a display of ornamental and rare flowers, the show provides a platform for local enthusiasts, offering competitions, educational programs, and cultural activities. The event contributes to the preservation of the region's floral heritage and has become a significant attraction for nature lovers and gardening enthusiasts, enhancing the city's aesthetic appeal.
    8. Ropeway: The Ropeway in Gangtok is a popular cable car system that offers breathtaking panoramic views of the city and its surrounding landscapes. Connecting Deorali to Tashiling, the Ropeway provides visitors with a scenic journey, showcasing the beauty of the Himalayan foothills. The ride offers a unique perspective of Gangtok, its vibrant streets, and the majestic mountains in the backdrop, making it a must-visit attraction for tourists seeking both adventure and stunning views. The Ropeway in Gangtok provides an unforgettable experience and an opportunity to appreciate the natural beauty of the region from an elevated vantage point.
    9. Banjhakri Falls: Banjhakri Falls is a scenic waterfall near Gangtok, Sikkim, surrounded by a well-maintained park with sculptures depicting local mythology. Named after traditional shamanistic healers, the falls cascade in multiple tiers, providing a mesmerizing natural spectacle. The park adds a cultural touch, making Banjhakri Falls a popular destination for visitors seeking both natural beauty and insights into Sikkimese folklore.
    10. Plant Conservatory Gangtok
    11. Lhasa Falls: Lhasa Falls, close to Tashi Point in Gangtok, Sikkim, is a small roadside waterfall with giant rocks, offering scenic views. Despite fewer tourists, it's a recommended 10-15 minute stop for photos and local food. Adorned with Tibetan flags, the falls also provide zip-lining opportunities (INR 100-300). Climbing rocks is discouraged for safety. Accessible from Bagdogra airport and New Jalpaiguri railway station, the journey to Gangtok takes 4-5 hours, subject to road conditions.

    As you explore these enchanting sites, you'll witness the diverse facets of Gangtok, from its scenic landscapes to its rich cultural heritage.

    If you opt this package with local sight-seeing, you'll need to stay overnight before drive to South Sikkim. 

    Drive to Pelling through Namchi

    On the next day, early in the morning, the vehicle will leave for Pelling through Namchi. There mayn't be any halt on the way to Namchi. After reaching Namchi, you'll proceed for the local sight-seeing. Namchi has many renowned tourist places. The attractions included in this package for local sight-seeing at Namchi includes:

    • Samdruptse Monastery and Statue of Guru Padmasambhava: The Samdruptse Monastery is home to the towering statue of Guru Padmasambhava (also known as Guru Rinpoche), which stands at 118 feet. The statue is one of the tallest in the world and offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.
    • Char Dham: This complex is a pilgrimage site featuring replicas of four important Hindu shrines: Jagannath Dham, Dwarka Dham, Badrinath Dham, and Rameshwar Dham. Each temple is beautifully constructed and surrounded by serene gardens, making it a peaceful place for meditation and reflection.
    • Sai Mandir: Dedicated to Sai Baba, this temple is a peaceful place of worship visited by devotees from all over. The serene ambiance and beautiful surroundings make it a must-visit attraction in Namchi.
    • Rose Garden: Rose Gaden at Namchi showcases the huge garden of roses with a beautiful cafe. The garden also has a collection of other flowers and is one of the most visited place at Namchi. The flowers are subject to climate and off season may not provide you with the expected beauty. The best time to visit Rose garden is in the flowering season from February to May. 

    After the local sight seeing at Namchi, you'll proceed towards Pelling via the Reshi route. We'll drop you at the booked hotel after reaching Pelling and stay overnight before the sight seeing at pelling.

    Local sight seeing at Pelling

    Pelling is also one of the best travel destinations in Sikkim with natural beauty. The local sight seeing at Pelling will include: 

    1. Kanchenjunga Waterfalls:  Situated in Pelling, Sikkim, Kanchenjunga Waterfalls, 10 km from Yuksom and 24 km from Pelling, is a significant tourist attraction. Among Sikkim's largest waterfalls, it originates from Mount Kanchenjunga's glaciers. Discovered accidentally in the 90s, it has become a popular spot in West Sikkim. With a 100-foot drop into a pool, it offers a picturesque setting for picnics. Accessible by climbing 50 steps, the waterfall also provides adventure options like rope sliding. Open year-round, the post-monsoon season is ideal for visiting. Entry costs Rs. 20 per person, with an additional Rs. 100 for rope sliding. Operating hours are from 8 AM to 5 PM.
    2. Pemayangtse Monastery:
      Immerse yourself in the spiritual heart of Pelling with a visit to Pemayangtse Monastery. Admire the intricate architecture and soak in the serene ambiance of this sacred space. The monastery offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, adding to its spiritual allure.
    3. Rabdentse Ruins & Bird Sanctuary:
      Explore the historical remnants of Rabdentse, the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Sikkim. Wander through the ruins, each stone echoing tales of a bygone era. The site provides a glimpse into the rich history and royal heritage of the region.
    4. Khecheopalri Lake:
      Known as the "Wishing Lake," Khecheopalri Lake is a sacred water body surrounded by lush forests. Experience the serenity of this pristine lake and, according to local beliefs, make a wish as you absorb the tranquil atmosphere.
    5. Sangachoeling Monastery:
      Another gem of Pelling, Sangachoeling Monastery, perched atop a hill, offers panoramic views of the Himalayas. Explore the monastery's spiritual sanctity and witness the traditional Buddhist architecture that graces its surroundings.
    6. Rimbi Waterfalls and Orange Garden:
      Conclude your local sightseeing with a visit to Rimbi Waterfalls, where nature's beauty is complemented by the nearby orange orchards. Immerse yourself in the scenic charm and savor the freshness of the surrounding landscapes.
    7. Sky Walk: The Sky Walk Pelling in Sikkim is India's highest glass-bottomed bridge, also known as the Chenrezig Skywalk. Located at an altitude of 7,200 feet, it provides stunning views of the Himalayas. The 137 feet long and 6 feet wide skywalk is made of tempered glass, suspended 55 feet above the ground. Open daily from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, tickets are priced at Rs50 for adults and Rs25 for children. Many praise it as a serene spot to appreciate nature's beauty, especially when the sky is clear.
    8. Singshore Bridge (extra-point): The Singshore Bridge in Sikkim is an iconic suspension bridge that spans across the hills of Uttarey. It is one of the highest and longest bridges of its kind in Asia, offering breathtaking views of the lush valleys and the surrounding landscape. The Singshore Bridge is approximately 198 meters in length and is suspended at an elevation of about 2200 meters above sea level. As visitors traverse the bridge, they are treated to panoramic vistas of the Himalayan range and the greenery below. The bridge is a popular attraction for those seeking adventure and stunning scenery in Sikkim.

    Pelling's local attractions promise a delightful blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and historical significance. Each site unfolds a unique story, inviting you to become a part of the tapestry of Pelling's enchanting allure.

    You'll need to halt overnight after the sight seeing at Pelling before departure to Siliguri

    Drop to Bagdogra Airport OR NJP Railway Station

    Early morning, after the breakfast, the vehicle will drop you to Siliguri Bagdogra Airport or NJP station. We suggest an early morning drive as there might be traffic along the way.