Northeast Splendor (15 Days / 14 Nights)
Destinations: Delhi – Gangtok – Khamdong – Tarku – Ravangla – Legship – Pemayangtse – Yuksom – Bakhim – Dzongri – Yuksom – Darjeeling
Day 01 – Delhi – Bagdogra – Gangtok
From Delhi, board the flight for Bagdogra. On reaching Bagdogra, our representative will welcome you and drive you to Gangtok (around 4 hrs). Reach and check in to your hotel. Freshen up and take a little rest. You can enjoy rest of the day taking walks around hotel, visit the nearby areas, talk to locals, enjoy local food, etc. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay
Day 02 – Gangtok
Early morning visit Tashi Viewpoint to get the mesmerizing view of Mt. Kanchenjunga. This place is beautified with a park on its top. Post lunch; visit other attractions like Orchid Sanctuary, Botanical Garden, Phodong Monastery, Government Institute of cottage industry, and Nam Nang View Point. Later, return to your hotel for a nightlong stay.
Day 03 – Gangtok – Khamdong
In the morning, leave for Rumtek Monastery. Dharma Chakra Centre is the original name of this monastery. Here, you can explore a beautiful shrine temple. The elements like sprawling green landscape, pleasant weather, warmth in hospitality extended by locals, etc., set a mesmerizing aura. Later, proceed on trek to Sang of Khamdong. Reach your camp for an overnight stay.
Day 04 – Khamdong -Tarku
Start your day with amazing trek experience to Tarku (Tea Garden). On the way, you can explore rice fields, cardamom field, and Bon monastery. Take pleasure in viewing the lush green tea gardens spread over a vast area. Later in the evening, reach to your camp at Tarku for an overnight stay
Day 05 – Tarku – Ravangla
This day is for enjoying trek to Ravangla Monastery. The sacredness makes this monastery worth visiting. The tranquil ambiance helps in rejuvenating your mind and soul. Explore the area and get close to one of the popular monasteries of this region. Return to your camp for a nightlong camping.
Day 06 – Ravangla – Legship
Get ready to witness some of the pleasing attractions while trek to Legship. Rangit River dam is worth visiting due to its natural bliss. Among other attractions, you can also explore Kirateshwar Mahadev Mandir and Reshi hot spring. Halt at Legship for overnight camping.
Day 7 – Legship – Pemayangtse
In the morning, get ready for trek to Pemayangtse. This is the 2nd oldest monasteries in Sikkim. This spot is worth visiting due to the natural bliss. Explore the charm spread in this area. Later, return to your camp for nightlong stay.
Day 08 – Pemayangtse – Yuksom (2135 meters)
This day is for trek to historical point, Yuksom. Yuksom was the first capital of Sikkim. This trek is of 6 hours. In this trek you will explore the oldest existing monastery that was built during 1700 A.D., Dubdi Monastery. After exploring the area, reach your hotel, check in and take a little rest. You can make use of the remaining time by walking down the lanes, talking to the locals, enjoying street food, etc. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 09 – Yuksom – Bakhim (2135 to 3035 meters)
Have your breakfast at the hotel and then start your trek to Bakhim (3,035 m). This would be 4 hours trek including gradual ascent and descent through the lush green semi-tropical forest. After exploring the serenity of the area, reach your hotel at Bakhim. Check-in and take a little rest. You can use the remaining day for excursion to nearby streets. Later, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 10 – Bakhim – Dzongri
After breakfast, start your day with trek to Dzongri, at a height of 4030 meters. This trek of 4 hours will make you explore the charm of the nature. This is very energetic trek as the initial climbing is steep and you will climb from 3035 meters to 4030 meter. You will also come across some wonderful attractions like enthralling rhododendron bushes. Later reach your camp at Dzongri for an overnight stay.
Day 11 – Dzongri
You have this day to be spent at leisure. After continuous full day treks, you can use this day to relax at the camp and enjoy the charming appeal of the nature. You can also take pleasure in panoramic view of Kabru Massif, across to Pandim, Singalila Ridge, Tashigang Mountains, Jugnu, and Kanchenjunga. Halt at your camp for a nightlong stay.
Day 12 – Dzongri – Yuksom
On this day, you start your trek down back to Yuksom. Take pleasure in exploring the place, talking with locals, enjoy the scrumptious local food, etc. Later, in the evening, return to your camp, freshen-up, and halt for an overnight stay.
Day 13 – Yuksom – Darjeeling
Early morning, drive to Darjeeling. Reach and check in to your hotel. Freshen up and take a little rest. Later, you can use the remaining day for excursion to the place. Walk down the streets, explore the local markets, enjoy the street food, etc. Later, return to your hotel for a nightlong stay.
Day 14 – Darjeeling
Start your day with a tour to Tiger Hill to witness the magnificent view of the sunrise. In the afternoon, take pleasure in exploring the city and visiting popular attractions like Botanical Garden, Ghoom monastery, Mountaineering Institute, Tea Estates, Observatory Hill, Zoological Park, etc. For a wonderful experience, you can also travel through the amazing Darjeeling Toy Train. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 15 – Darjeeling – Bagdogra – Delhi
In the morning, you will be assisted and transferred to Bagdogra Airport to board the flight to Delhi. After reaching Delhi, you can continue your onward journey via train or flight.