Itinerary for West Sikkim Tour
(Siliguri – Gangtok – Ravangla – Yuksom – Pelling – Siliguri)
Day 1: NJP Railway Station/Siliguri/Bagdogra Airport to Gangtok.
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 Gangtok (5,480 ft.). After hotel check-in at Gangtok, you can explore the capital city of Sikkim on your own. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 2: Gangtok sightseeing.
After breakfast, we will head for a sightseeing tour of the Gangtok city. The places of interest that will be part of the tour shall include Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok and Hanuman Tok. We will also take you to the Rumtek Monastery, Banjhakri Falls, Institute of Tibetology, Orchid House, Enchey Monastery, Do-drul Chorten, etc. During the evening time, you may explore the shops at MG Marg for shopping or can enjoy Sikkimese cuisines at the restaurants nearby. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 3: Gangtok to Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir and back.
After breakfast, we will proceed to visit Tsomgo Lake. The lake, situated at an altitude of 12,400 feet, is one of the highest altitude lakes in Sikkim. Next, we will go to Baba Mandir. You may also visit the Nathula Pass if you manage to get a permission to visit this place. However, most of the time the route remains closed. After the day’s trip, we will come back to Gangtok and will drop you at your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 4: Gangtok to Ravangla.
After breakfast, we will start our journey for Ravangla. Ravangla, located at an altitude of 7,000 feet is a small Himalayan town in South Sikkim. From Ravangla, one can have the clear views of Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Pandim, Mt. Siniolchu and Mt. Kabru. At Ravangla, we will take you to the Buddha Park, Ralang Monastery, Mainam Hill, Bhele Dunga, etc. Overnight stay at Ravangla.
Day 5: Ravangla to Yuksom.
After breakfast, we will drive to the ancient capital of Sikkim, Yuksom. At Yuksom, a small hiking will take you to the Dubdi Monastery. We will also take you to the Coronation Stone Throne of Norbugang. Overnight stay at Yuksom.
Day 6: Yuksom to Pelling.
After breakfast, we will start our journey for Pelling, a beautiful small hill town 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 hotel check-in at Pelling, you can explore the town on your for the rest of the day. Overnight stay at Pelling.
Day 7: Sightseeing in and around Pelling.
After breakfast, we will proceed for a sightseeing tour in and around 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 8: 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 West Sikkim trip with Corners of Earth shall end.