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Exploring Old Silk Route Sikkim

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Exploring Old Silk Route Sikkim – A Refreshingly Mesmerizing Experience


Sikkim is often referred to as one of the hidden gems of India in terms of its natural beauty and appeal. This is primarily due to the fact that the state offers a refreshing break from the conventional holiday destinations that are quite popular amongst the visitors in India. This beautiful and picturesque hill state located within the eastern Himalayas, boasts of being home to lush green alpine forests and majestic snow-capped mountains. However, apart from these remarkable natural treasures, the one other feature that the state is renowned for is the Old Silk Route, which offers a breathtaking view of world’s third highest peak of Mount Khangchendzonga.


During the 9 days and 8 nights of exploring Old Silk Route Sikkim, the participants come across several awe-inspiring sights that leave a deep impact on them. The unparalleled natural beauty that surrounds them on seems to suck out every last once of stress and fill them with a sense of calm and pleasure. The trip also provides the participants with a unique opportunity to experience the life of the locals from close quarters and learn the secret of their everlasting smile and happiness. A majority of participants consider the trip to provide them with a life changing opportunity of reconnecting not only with nature but also their human roots. It is one of the best adventures that participants get to enjoy.


Day 1 : – Mumbai to Reshikhola

Arrival at Bagdogra Airport and proceed towards Reshikhola. Late evening arrival at Riverside cottage of Reshikhola. Leisure time. Overnight at Reshikhola.  


Day 2 :: Reshikhola-Zuluk


After breakfast proceed towards Zuluk, en route we will hault at Rongli for innerline permits and then move ahead towards Zuluk. Evening leisure time to explore Zuluk village. Overnight at Zuluk. (for acclimatization)


Day 3 :: Zuluk

After breakfast proceed for a sightseeing of Thambi View Point, Zig Zag Road of Silk Route and Gnathang Valley. Evening return back to Zuluk. Overnight at Zuluk


Day 4 :: Zuluk to Gangtok

Early morning proceed towards Nathula Pass en route visit Famous sunrise point near gnathan where you can see breathtaking reflection of sun on Mount Kanchenjhonga. Further visit Baba Harbhajan Temple (Old & New), Kupup Village near Border where you can get to see Highest Golf Course and Ice Hockey ground. Visit Nathula Pass and Tsomngo Lake. Late evening arrival at Gangtok. Overnight at Gangtok.


Day 5 : : Gangtok to Lachung

After breakfast start journey towards North Sikkim. Today’s destination is Lachen, en-route halt at Chungthang for lunch. Evening roam around in this beautiful Hamlet and gets acclimatize. Overnight at Lachen.


Day 6 :: Lachen – Gurudongmar Lake – Lachung

Early morning proceed to visit very beautiful Gurudongmar lake located at an altitude of 17,100 ft. Further drive through cold desert till Tibet border and back to Lachen by lunch. Post lunch proceed towards Lachung, the place famous for Rhododendron forest. Overnight at Lachung.


Day 7 :: Lachung-Yumthang-Gangtok

After breakfast visit beautiful Yumthang Valley and by evening return to Gangtok. Overnight at Gangtok.


Day 8 :: Gangtok

Today, proceed for local sightseeing of Gangtok. Overnight at Gangtok.


Day 9 :: Gangtok – Bagdogra

After proceed to Bagdogra from Gangtok. Drop at Airport.


ID Proof Compulsory


1. Hat / Cap.

2. Woolen cap / Balaclava

3. Warm Scarf, Pair of Woolen Gloves

4. Round neck T-shirts (min 3)

5. Fleece Sweatshirt / Sweater (min 1)

6. Windproof Jacket (min 1)

7. Leggings from a Track-suit, min 01 pair, shorts

8. Pair of sturdy sports shoes with rubber sole

9. Cotton Socks, Woolen Socks, min 03 pairs each

10. Thermal Inners, Lower & Upper, (min 2)

11. Raincoat / Poncho (min 1)

12. Torch with spare batteries, (min 1)

13. Sunscreen lotion, min 30 SPF, Toiletries

14. Medicines as specified by doctor

15. Camera, Cam charger, Mobile Charger.

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Where East Sikkim
Duration 08 Nights / 09 Days
Difficulty Easy
Capacity 20 Seats
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26th May, 2018
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