Itinerary for Green Sikkim Tour
(Siliguri – Rinchenpong – Uttarey – Pelling – Siliguri)
The Green Sikkim Tour Package of Corners of Earth will let you experience the beauties of Rinchenpong, Uttarey and Pelling. Sikkim may be small in size, it, however, has an abundance of greenery within itself. This beautiful North East Indian state is often termed as the “Greenest State in India.”
Photograph Courtesy: Pramit Mazumdar
Day 1: NJP Railway Station/Siliguri/Bagdogra Airport to Rinchenpong.
Your Green Sikkim Tour shall start upon your arrival at NJP Railway Station/Siliguri/Bagdogra Airport. One of the representatives of Corners of Earth shall meet you at your place and will drive you to Rinchenpong.
Rinchenpong, a small Himalayan village, has slowly gained immense importance for the tourism of Sikkim. Located at an altitude of 5576 feet, Rinchenpong offers breathtaking views of the Mt. Kanchenjunga. After hotel check-in at Rinchenpong, you can explore the place on your own. Overnight stay at Rinchenpong.
Day 2: Rinchenpong Sightseeing followed by driving from Rinchenpong to Uttarey.
After breakfast, we will proceed for Rinchenpong sightseeing. The places of interest in Rinchenpong that we shall visit include the Rinchenpong Lake (also known as the Poison Lake or Poison Pokhri), Rinchenpong Monastery, Reesum Monastery, Maggi Dara and Rabindra Smriti Bhavan.
After the sightseeing of Rinchenpong, we will drive to Uttarey. Overnight stay in a hotel in Uttarey.
Day 3: Sightseeing of Uttarey.
Uttarey is another small beautiful village in West Sikkim. The abundance of greenery in the hilly terrains of Uttarey is gradually making this place a popular destination for the tourists. Uttarey, positioned on the Northern slope of the Singalila range, remains covered under the sea of rhododendron flowers during the months of March and April.
At Uttarey, we will take you to an old monastery, the Singshore Bridge, the Simphok Khola river, Manghim Temple, etc.
After the entire day’s sightseeing of Uttarey, we will drop you back at your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 4: Uttarey to Pelling.
After breakfast, we will start our journey from Uttarey to Pelling. On our way, we will stop at a few major places of attraction. By afternoon, we shall reach Pelling. After hotel check-in at Pelling, you can spend the rest of the day exploring this popular destination in Sikkim on your own. Overnight stay at Pelling.
Day 5: Sightseeing of Pelling.
This will be your Day 5 of your Green Sikkim Tour with Corners of Earth. Pelling, a beautiful small hill town is located in the Western part of Sikkim. Every year, thousands of travellers visit this place to get a clear view of the Sleeping Buddha.
After breakfast, we will go for a sightseeing tour of Pelling. We will take you to the Khecheopalri Lake, a place which is considered to be a sacred by people belonging to the Hinduism and Buddhism. We will also visit Sanga Choeling Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdentse Ruins, Pelling Helipad, etc. After the day’s trip, we will drop you back at your hotel. Overnight stay in Pelling.
Day 6: Pelling to NJP Railway Station/Siliguri/Bagdogra Airport.
After breakfast, we will start our journey for Siliguri and will drop you at your desired location. Over here, your memorable Green Sikkim Tour with Corners of Earth shall end.