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Exploring Old Silk Route Sikkim

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Since ancient times Old Silk Route played an important role in world trade. This route is the only connection between Asia, Europe and Africa. It is considered as World’s first information superhighway as due to this route only exchange of ideas can be possible between Asia and other continents. Silk Route came from Lhasa (Tibet) and enters into India in east Sikkim region near Jelep la further move towards Kupup, Zuluk and proceed towards West Bengal. Witness this ancient trade route with Mumbai Travllers along with visit of northern part of Sikkim which covers Gurudongmar Lake, Yumthang Valley, Lachen and Gangtok cities.

 

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.

 

 

Cost per person (INR)
Rs.30000
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Where East Sikkim
Duration 08 Nights / 09 Days
Difficulty Easy
Capacity 20 Seats
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9th Mar, 2017
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