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Gangtok, Lachen and Lachung


Head over to explore Lachen which means "Big Pass" and Lachung which means "Small Pass". Breathtaking views will come along and hot water spring which has a medicinal trait to visit.

✓ Gurudongmar Lake

✓ Lachen

✓ Lachung

travel itinerary

Day 1 Arrival and Transfer to Gangtok   
Our representative will be there to receive at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP)/Bagdogra ( IXB) - You will be assisting for the transfer to Gangtok – Gangtok the capital of Sikkim Suits all from tranquility to adventure, land of monastery, mystic rituals & festivals at a height of 1670 meters / 5480 feet and is the most visited spot of India - It is one of the most beautiful towns with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids, and butterflies - Nearly 120 kilometers 4  hours drive – Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok. 


Day 2 Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir  
After breakfast at hotel – Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir nearly 40 kilometers and 2 hours - Tsomgo Lake is situated at an elevation of 3753 meters / 12310 feet - The Lake is oval shaped lake nearly 50 feet deep - Generally covered in snow for most of the year – This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds – Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all - Back to Gangtok - Overnight stay at Gangtok. (Optional visit to Nathula Pass at extra charge/ Closed on Monday & Tuesday).  


Day 3 Transfer to Lachen from Gangtok   
After breakfast – Drive 135 kilometers, 5 – 6 hours drive - Chungthang is 96 kilometers from Gangtok – Lunch at Chungthang – Lachen is 35 kilometers from Chungthang . Reach Lachen late afternoon / early evening - The snow capped peaks, the Shingbha wildlife sanctuary, Gurudongmar Lake, Chopta Valley, Thangu are the major attraction – It’s a valley surrounded by gigantic and humbling snow peak mountains and the starting point of Green Lake Trek – In fact the village cradled between stern, tall rock faces standing like guards – A hamlet with very few people – It almost like this town is hidden from the outside – Like a Shangri La– Check into a hotel -– Evening free to stroll and visit the Lepcha Village – Overnight stay at Lachen. 

Day 4 Excursion to Gurudongmar Lake and Transfer to Lachung  
Early morning – Visit to Gurudongmar Lake 55 kilometers, 3 hours drive - Gurudongmar Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world, located at an altitude of 17,100 ft (5,210 m). It lies in the district of North Sikkim in the state of Sikkim in India, only some 5 kilometers (3.1 mi) south of Chinese border. Generally covered with snow from December to April or even more is known as the Holy / Sacred Lake - Next drive through the cold desert till Tibet / China back to Resort for Lunch – After lunch drive to Lachung - The region is fully covered with Rhododendron forest with Chopta Valley and Thangu are the other places of interest - Back to hotel for lunch - After lunch proceed to Lachung – Nearly 50 kilometers and 2.5 hours drive – Check into hotel at Lachung - Evening free to visit Lachung Monastery - Overnight stay at Hotel at Lachung. 


Day 5 Sight Seeing at Yumthang Valley & Transfer to Gangtok  
After breakfast drive towards Yumthang situated at an elevation of nearly 11800 feet - On the way you may visit the famous hot spring which is known for its curative properties of skin diseases - Yumthang is a valley near the river Lachung Chu surrounded by mountains where the tree line ends - In spring the valley erupts in riots of colors as Primulae, Rhododendrons and many other Alpine flowers in full bloom along with snow covered valley except in autumn - During winter Yumthang is somber with snow all around and the snow clad mountains adding to the ethereal beauty.  (Optional visit to Zero Point at extra charge) Return to Hotel at Lachung for Lunch – Reach Gangtok in the evening –Night stay at Gangtok. 


Day 6 Gangtok to NJP/ Bagdogra   
After breakfast transfer to New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra (IXB) - Nearly 120 kilometers 4 hours drive – You are advised to start early and not to rush – Forwarding Journey. 


Assistance on arrival at Airport / Railway Station

Budgeted Accommodation on Twin Sharing Basis with Breakfast

Fuel, Permit, Qualified Driver & driver’s daily allowance

All Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary in separate & dedicated Non AC vehicle



All expenses of personal nature like Air / Train Fare, Toy Train Ticket/ Boarder Fee, River Rafting/Paragliding ticket & Ropeway Ticket, Entry fees, Parking Fee, Port rages tips, laundry, Pooja donations, phone & bar bills

All personal room service bills

Any extra food or beverages/ room heater, Soft / hard drinks

Meals (Lunch & Dinner)

All monument and entrance fee during sightseeing | Professional Guide fee

Any extra expenses incurred due to flight delay or cancellation owing to bad weather

Extra usage of vehicle. An extra expenses incurred due to reasons of any natural calamities or any political unrest

Any other services not specified in the cost includes column.


Customization of the tour can be done for solo, family or group travel.

The tour cost per person mentioned is considering for 2 or more people. If traveling solo, the cost will be adjusted accordingly.

Prices will vary in the peak season (15th December - 15th January).


Cancellations up to 30 days prior to departure date - 5% deduction.  

Between 30 days to 7 days prior to departure - 50% deduction.

Less than 7 days of departure - no refund.

If the tour is canceled by Wovoyage for any reason, a 100% refund will be given.

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