Nestled in the pristine embrace of the eastern Himalayas, our 5-day West and South Sikkim Tour Package invites you to embark on a mesmerizing journey through a land where nature’s majesty and cultural heritage converge in harmonious splendor. This captivating adventure will transport you to a realm of breathtaking landscapes, serene monasteries, and the intoxicating aroma of tea gardens. As you traverse the enchanting towns of Pelling, Ravangla, Namchi, and the Temi Tea Garden, you’ll be immersed in the tranquility of Sikkim, a hidden gem of India that promises an unforgettable escape.
Your journey commences with a rendezvous amidst the rolling hills of Pelling, where ancient monasteries whisper tales of a bygone era. Pemayangtse Monastery and the historic Rabdentse Ruins stand as sentinels of history, while Khecheopalri Lake, a sacred gem, reflects the ethereal beauty of the region. From Pelling, we wend our way to Ravangla, where the serene Buddha Park and Ralong Monastery welcome you to a world of spiritual reflection amidst panoramic Himalayan vistas. A visit to the Temi Tea Garden, the sole tea estate in Sikkim, reveals the artistry behind the prized tea leaves, and in Namchi, the cultural capital, the Char Dham and Samdruptse Monastery beckon, offering solace and enlightenment. Throughout this journey, you’ll be embraced by the warmth of Sikkimese hospitality, leaving you with a profound connection to this captivating corner of India.
Itinerary tour package of 5 days 4 nights
Experience the breathtaking beauty of West and South Sikkim with our 5-day tour package. This journey offers a perfect blend of natural wonders, cultural richness, and spiritual exploration. Discover lush green valleys, pristine lakes, ancient monasteries, and charming villages in the heart of the Himalayas.
Day 1: Arrival in Bagdogra/NJP – Drive to Pelling
- Arrive at Bagdogra Airport or NJP Railway Station.
- Meet our representative and begin your journey to the picturesque town of Pelling.
- Check-in at your Pelling hotel and unwind amidst the serene ambiance.
Day 2: Pelling Sightseeing
- Explore the attractions of Pelling, including the Pemayangtse Monastery with its ancient Buddhist artifacts.
- Visit the historic Rabdentse Ruins, once the capital of the Kingdom of Sikkim.
- Enjoy a scenic drive to Khecheopalri Lake, a sacred water body considered “wish-fulfilling” by locals.
- Return to your hotel in Pelling for a relaxing evening.
Day 3: Pelling – Ravangla
- After breakfast, embark on a picturesque drive to Ravangla.
- Explore the serene Buddha Park and seek tranquility at the Ralong Monastery.
- Check-in at your Ravangla hotel and relish the panoramic views of the Kanchenjunga Range.
Day 4: Ravangla – Temi Tea Garden – Namchi
- Begin your day with a visit to Temi Tea Garden, Sikkim’s only tea estate.
- Witness the tea-making process and soak in the lush greenery of the plantations.
- Continue your journey to Namchi, the cultural capital of Sikkim.
- Visit the Char Dham and Samdruptse Monastery for spiritual enlightenment.
- Check-in at your hotel in Namchi.
Day 5: Namchi – Departure from Bagdogra/NJP
- Explore the local markets and savor the last moments of your Sikkim journey.
- Drive back to Bagdogra Airport or NJP Railway Station for your onward journey, carrying with you cherished memories of your West and South Sikkim exploration.
- Accommodation in comfortable hotels with daily breakfast.
- Transportation in a private vehicle.
- Sightseeing tours with knowledgeable local guides.
- All permits and entrance fees.
- 24/7 customer support throughout the tour.
- Airfare or train tickets to and from Bagdogra/NJP.
- Personal expenses, such as meals not mentioned, shopping, and tips.
- Travel insurance.
- This itinerary is customizable to suit your preferences.
- The best time to visit West and South Sikkim is from March to June and September to November when the weather is pleasant.
- Please check for any travel restrictions or permits required for entry into Sikkim before booking your tour.
- Don’t forget to pack warm clothing, as the weather can get chilly, especially in the evenings and at higher altitudes.
Places to visit in 5 days tour
Certainly, here’s a brief overview of the places you’ll visit on your 5-day West and South Sikkim Tour:
Pelling is a picturesque town known for its stunning views of the Kanchenjunga Range. While here, you’ll explore:
- Pemayangtse Monastery: An ancient Buddhist monastery housing priceless artifacts.
- Rabdentse Ruins: The remnants of the historical capital of Sikkim, offering a glimpse into its royal past.
- Khecheopalri Lake: A sacred and serene lake believed to fulfill wishes.
Ravangla is a tranquil hill town renowned for its panoramic Himalayan vistas. Highlights include:
- Buddha Park: Home to a colossal Buddha statue and beautifully landscaped gardens.
- Ralang Monastery: A serene Buddhist monastery offering spiritual solace.
Temi Tea Garden:
Visit Sikkim’s only tea estate, the Temi Tea Garden, to witness the art of tea cultivation and enjoy the lush greenery of the plantations.
Namchi serves as the cultural capital of Sikkim and boasts several significant attractions, including:
- Char Dham: A complex housing replicas of four revered Hindu pilgrimage sites.
- Samdruptse Monastery: Home to a towering statue of Guru Padmasambhava, offering panoramic views of the region.
These destinations provide a rich tapestry of experiences, from spiritual and cultural exploration to immersion in the natural beauty of Sikkim. Each place on this tour offers unique insights into the history, culture, and natural wonders of the region.