Sikkim Tales: Nature, Culture, and Cuisine – 4N5D

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Sikkim's 4 Nights 5 Days expedition invites travelers to embrace nature, culture, and cuisine in the heart of the Eastern Himalayas. The journey captures the essence of Sikkim's allure through the scent of pine forests, whispers of the Teesta River, and the aroma of rice and cardamom. With a focus on key attractions and rejuvenating activities like hot water spring baths and hiking, this tour offers a glimpse into Sikkim's diverse landscapes and rich heritage within a limited timeframe.

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Duration
5 Days
Activity
Physical
Group Size
100
Age
0+
Location
Sikkim

Day 1: Arrival in Gangtok

Arrive in Gangtok amidst the refreshing mountain air carrying hints of pine and earth. Explore the vibrant streets, visiting Do Drul Chorten Stupa and Hanuman Tok, setting the tone for an exciting adventure ahead.

Day 2: Nathu La and Lachung Excursion

Journey to Nathu La for panoramic Himalayan views and a visit to Baba Mandir. Continue to Lachung, surrounded by Alpine beauty, and indulge in a soothing hot water spring bath.

Day 3: Yumthang Valley - Pelling

Discover the picturesque Yumthang Valley and head to Pelling, stopping at Singhik for stunning Kanchenjunga views. Visit Peyangtse Monastery and Rabdentse Ruins.

Day 4: Ravangla and Namchi Exploration

Explore Ravangla's Khecheopalri Lake and Rimbi Waterfalls. Then, experience the serene Budha Park in Ravangla and Namchi's tranquil landscapes.

Day 5: Departure

Bid farewell to Sikkim, carrying cherished memories of its majestic peaks, rich culture, and delicious cuisine, leaving with a heart full of unforgettable experiences and a longing to return to this Himalayan paradise.

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Reviewed 18th, March 2022

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The ideal time to visit Sikkim is between March to June and September to November. These months offer pleasant weather for exploring the landscapes and enjoying outdoor activities.

Yes, permits are required for visiting Nathu La, Tsomgo Lake, and other restricted areas in Sikkim. Foreign nationals also need additional permits. These can be obtained through registered tour operators.

Some must-try dishes include Momos (dumplings), Thukpa (noodle soup), Gundruk (fermented leafy greens), Sikkimese style Pork Curry, and Chhurpi Soup (made from fermented cheese).

Yes, Sikkim offers various trekking options suitable for beginners such as the Dzongri Trek and the Goecha La Trek. These treks provide stunning views without requiring extensive trekking experience.

The nearest airport is in Bagdogra, West Bengal. From there, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Sikkim. Additionally, trains are available to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) station, followed by a road journey to Sikkim.

Permits: Some areas like Nathu La and Tsomgo Lake require permits for visitation. Obtain these through we will be registered before if you want.

Transport: Public transport within Sikkim can be limited. We will give you customized transport for your convenience.

Medical Facilities: While larger towns have medical facilities, remote areas might have limited access. Carry essential medications and a basic medical kit.

Culture & Language: Respect local customs; understanding basic phrases in Nepali can aid communication as it’s one of the official languages but if you want we will give you our best tour guide for you.