Gangtok - Pelling Tour

5 Days / 4 Nights

Embark on an enchanting 5-day, 4-night journey through the picturesque landscapes of Gangtok and Pelling with our budget-friendly tour package. This immersive adventure promises a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and memorable experiences.

Commence on a seamless and captivating journey through the enchanting landscapes of Gangtok, Pelling, Ravangla, and Legship with our curated tour package. Your adventure begins the moment you land at Bagdogra Airport or arrive at NJP station, where our expert team awaits to whisk you away on an unforgettable exploration of Sikkim.

Gangtok, the vibrant capital, welcomes you with its charming blend of tradition and modernity. Immerse yourself in the local culture, explore bustling markets, and marvel at the breathtaking views of the Himalayas. The journey seamlessly transitions to Pelling, a town renowned for its awe-inspiring panoramas and cultural richness. Delve into the heart of Pelling, discovering its hidden gems and enjoying the tranquility that permeates the air.

Panoramic view of Gangtok

Ravangla, nestled amidst lush greenery, adds a touch of serenity to your expedition. The town offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and an opportunity to connect with nature. Continue your adventure to Legship, where the landscapes unfold like a picturesque canvas, providing a perfect backdrop for moments of tranquility.

Nightview of Buddhapark, Ravangla

This tour is designed for those seeking a continuous and immersive experience, allowing you to absorb the diverse beauty of Sikkim without any interruptions. With a seamless pickup from Bagdogra Airport or NJP station, our travel package ensures a hassle-free exploration of these captivating destinations, leaving you with cherished memories of a truly enriching journey.

5 Days / 4 Nights
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  • Tour Plan

    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.

    Drive to Pelling through Ravangla

    Commence on a picturesque drive from Gangtok to Pelling, traversing through the captivating landscapes of Ravangla. Along the way, indulge in a short halt at the serene Buddha Park in Ravangla, where the imposing statue of Lord Buddha stands in tranquil splendor, surrounded by lush gardens and panoramic views.

    Continue your journey via Legship and Geyzing, relishing the scenic beauty that unfolds around you. These charming towns offer glimpses of local life and provide a delightful break during your drive. As you approach Pelling, be prepared to be enchanted by the scenic grandeur of the region.

    Upon reaching Pelling, check-in to your hotel, where comfort awaits after your scenic drive. Freshen up and rejuvenate before embarking on another exploration—this time to Chengriz in Pelling. The drive to Chengriz promises breathtaking views of the Himalayas and the quaint charm of Pelling, adding another layer to your Sikkimese adventure.

    With each twist and turn of the road, you'll discover the enchanting beauty that defines this region. From the tranquil Buddha Park to the scenic drive through Ravangla, Legship, and Geyzing, your journey to Pelling is an immersive experience that combines nature's wonders with cultural delights.

    Pelling Local Sightseeing

    Embark on a captivating exploration of Pelling's local treasures, each destination adding a unique charm to your Sikkimese experience.

    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.

    Drop to Bagdogra Airport OR NJP Railway Station

    Conclude your memorable journey through the enchanting landscapes of Sikkim with a comfortable drop-off at either Bagdogra Airport or NJP station. Our dedicated team ensures a seamless and stress-free transfer, allowing you to reminisce about the captivating experiences and breathtaking sights you've encountered during your exploration of Gangtok, Pelling, Ravangla, and beyond. Bid farewell to this Himalayan paradise with cherished memories and the satisfaction of a well-rounded and fulfilling travel experience.

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