North Sikkim Short Tour is ex-Gangtok – consists Lachung, Yumthang visit and return, duration 2 night / 3 days in a little relaxed mode.
North Sikkim Short Tour Itinerary
Gangtok – Lachung – Yumthang – Lachung – Gangtok
Between 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. start journey towards Lachung from Gangtok. Lachung is one of the most beautiful town in Sikkim with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids and butterflies. In North Sikkim Short Tour, if the weather conditions are good and sky is clear you can get to see the Himalayan range. The view on the way offers majestic view of mount Jopuno, mount Kanchendzonga, mount Sinolchu, mount Pandim, mount Simvo, mount Kabru and other Himalayan mountain peaks. The road side is wooded Rhododendron forest, generally blossoms during spring. En-route through the high Himalayan Mountains of north Sikkim visit Seven Sisters Water Fall. Here to facilitate the tourists to savour the pristine beauty and to be with nature, Tourism Department has set up a waiting shed and cafeteria. Here you can take a break and take pictures. (Lunch at your own cost) Miyang Chu, Naga Water Fall, Vim Nala & Twin Water Fall sight seeing.
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Arrival at Lachung. Check in to Hotel Himalayan Residency & over night stay in leisure. Lachung is perfect for an overnight halt before you visit the spectacular Yumthang valley next day.
Day-2: 8:30 a.m. After breakfast, Day excursion to Simba Rhododendron Sanctuary. Shingba Rhododendron sanctuary through which flows the Yumthang Chu. The sanctuary is known for its abundance of Rhododendron trees and shrubs. Yumthang Valley & Visit the hot water spring and other places of interest. Lunch at Lachung. In the afternoon visit Buddhist Monastery. Lachung Gompa, built around 1880, the monastery is situated amidst apple orchards across the river from the town centre. Also visit to Lachung Village. Over night stay at Hotel Himalayan Residency in Lachung.
Day-3: 9:00 a.m. Start for Gangtok, (Lunch at your own cost). Arrival at Gangtok in the afternoon. North Sikkim Short Tour concludes here.