Itinerary for Explore Sikkim Tour
(Siliguri – Hilley – Varsey – Hilley – Kaluk – Siliguri)
The Explore Sikkim Tour of Corners of Earth will let you experience the untouched beauty of Sikkim. In this tour package, we have included the beautiful Himalayan villages of Hilley, Varsey and Kaluk. If you are doing this tour anytime in the month of March or April, then the view of full bloom rhododendrons covering these places shall leave you awestruck!
Image Courtesy: Pramit Mazumdar
Day 1: NJP Railway Station/Siliguri/Bagdogra Airport to Hilley.
Upon your arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station/Siliguri/Bagdogra Airport, one of the representatives of Corners of Earth shall meet you and will take you to Hilley. Hilley is a small beautiful village in Sikkim. As a very small number of tourists visits this place, its sanctity is hence, still maintained. Hilley serves as the base of the Hilley – Varsey Rhododendron trek. After hotel check-in at Hilley, you can go out for a walk to explore the beauty of this village. Overnight stay at Hilley.
Day 2: Trek from Hilley to Varsey.
In the morning, your 4 km long trek from Hilley to Varsey shall start. The trek route shall offer breathtaking views of Kanchenjunga. If you visit Hilley and Varsey during the months of March and April, then, you will be greeted with rhododendrons in full bloom. Overnight stay at Varsey.
Day 3: Varsey to Hilley to Kaluk.
The sunrise view from Varsey is mesmerizing. Kanchenjunga looks magical during the early hours of the day. After seeing the sunrise, you will be served breakfast. Post breakfast, we will be exploring the surrounding places on foot before going back to Hilley. After reaching Hilley, we will start our journey for Kaluk. Overnight stay at Kaluk.
Day 4: Kaluk Sightseeing.
Kaluk is a village in Sikkim located at an altitude of 5,300 feet. The place is close to Rinchenpong, another popular tourist destination in Sikkim. After breakfast, we will take you for Kaluk sightseeing. As part of the sightseeing trip, we will explore the major places of attraction in Kaluk and Rinchenpong. After the day’s trip, we will come back to Kaluk and will drop you at your hotel. Overnight stay at Kaluk.
Day 5: Kaluk to NJP Railway Station/Siliguri/Bagdogra Airport.
This will be the last day of your Explore Sikkim Tour with Corners of Earth. On this day, after breakfast, we will drive you to NJP Railway Station/Siliguri/Bagdogra Airport for your onward journey.