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Gangtok Tsomgo lake tour

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Package Overview: NJP/IXB Airport-Gangtok-Drop NJP/IXB Airport.

Duration: 03 Nights / 04 Days.
ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE POINTS
Nearest Airport: Bagdogra (125km from Gangtok)
Nearest Railway station: New Jalpaiguri (NJP) (120km from Gangtok)

Travel to Gangtok: Taxis are the most common mode of travel between Bagdogra/NJP and Gangtok. However, a helicopter service is also available from Bagdogra airport every 35 minutes.

Travel time between Bagdogra/NJP and Gangtok by road is typically between 3-4 hours. The route is Bagdogra/NJP – Sevoke road – Teesta Bazar – Rangpo Checkpost – Gangtok. Via NH31A

Short Itinerary

Day 01: pickup from (NJP) New Jalpaiguri railway station/ Bagdogra Airport to

Gangtok (1,700.mtrs) 125km appx.

Day 02: Excursion to Tsomgo Lake (3,760.mtrs) & Baba Mandir (3,970.mtrs).

Day 03: Gangtok Local Excursion around Gangtok.
Day 04: Gangtok (1,700.mtrs) NJP/ Bagdogra Airport (3 to 4 hrs drive)

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at (NJP) New Jalpaiguri railway station/ Bagdogra Airport, travel to Gangtok (1,700.mtrs) 125km appx.

You will be picked up at Bagdogra/NJP and will travel to Gangtok by taxi. Foreigners need the Inner Line Permit (ILP). Our Guide, driver will help you get the necessary permit at the check-post on the Sikkim border as you enter the state. Here you can take a Tea break and then continue drive to Gangtok. Check into the hotel in the evening. This evening you are free to relax.

Day 02: Excursion to Tsomgo Lake (3,760.mtrs) & Baba Mandir (3,970.mtrs).

After breakfast on this day, we drive to Tsomgo Lake about 44 kms from Gangtok.

Baba Mandir Located between Nathu La and Jelep La pass at an altitude of 3,976.mters and about 52kms from Gangtok, Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple is popularly known as Baba Mandir and has a very interesting story behind its existence. After this you will return to Gangtok in evening. Stay overnight at the hotel and enjoy a free evening.

To know more about the Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir, click here.

Day 03: Exploring Gangtok

After breakfast get ready for local excursion around Gangtok. There is much to explore around Gangtok. To know more, click here.

Day 04: Gangtok (1,700.mtrs) NJP/ Bagdogra Airport (3 to 4 hrs drive)

After breakfast, we depart for NJP or Bagdogra Airport depending upon your travel plans. It is advisable to start well in time and keep a buffer. The distance from NJP/ Bagdogra airport is 125 kilometres which ideally should not take more than 3 to 4 hours. Lunch can be enjoyed at the NJP/Bagdogra Airport. Tour ends.