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Pedong, Sillerygaon, Ramitey View Point,Reshikhola, Rikkisum, Reshi, Aritar, Zuluk, Gnathang, Kupup, Lungthung

Package Code: Along the Silk Route - 0304-AZZN

Day 01: NJP/BAGDOGRA TO ARITAR

Pickup at NJP early in the morning and transfer to Aritar, a distance covered in about 3.5 to 4 hrs. However, we would do the sightseeings for the day and reach Aritar in the evening.
 
Have breakfast at Kalimpong and visit Dr. Graham’s home, Dello, Pedong, Silent Valley, Rikisum, Sillerygaon (Also called the New Darjeeling), Ramitay view point, Sakyong Gumpha and reach Reshikhola.

Enjoy this lovely picnic spot on the bank of the Reshi khola. Walk up the Parvateshwar Shivalaya Mandir (visible from the cottage on top of a small cliff and involves climbing about 200 stairs) and enjoy lunch (Late Lunch) on the banks of the river Reshi at Reshikhola.

Enjoy yourself at Reshikhola and around 3:00 start for Aritar. On the way visit the Cross Hill and reach Aritar.

Walk to the Aritar/Lampokhari Lake and enjoy paddle boating in the placid waters of the lake and do a Parikrama of this Holy lake. Alternately, you can walk down to the Chandaney Falls and enjoy the beauty of the falls. Evening is at leisure. Overnight at Aritar.

Day 02: ARITAR SUNRISE VIEW AND TRANSFER TO ZULUK

Depart early at 5:00 a.m. to view the spectacular sunrise from the Mankhim Dara. Watch the golden hue on the Kanchendzonga from the Sunrise point and visit the Mankhim temple. Enjoy an aerial view of the Lampokhari/Aritar Lake and while returning visit the Aritar Gumpha.
 
This is one of the oldest and holiest monasteries in Sikkim belonging to the Karma Kagya lineage order of Tibetan Buddhism. The traditional architecture carved and painted murals, rare manuscript and artefacts kept in the monastery  are worth seeing.Thereafter visit Love Dara

After breakfast, leave for Zuluk. Cross Rongli, Kuekhola Falls, Lingtham, Padamchin and reach Zuluk. Put up at Zuluk Lodge. Enjoy the sunset from Balasura Sunset Point. Overnight at Zuluk.


 
 
Day 03: SUNRISE VIEW, OLD SILK ROUTE TRAIL UPTO KUPUP AND BACK TO ZULUK
After breakfast, we follow the Silk Route Trail. Visit the Nag temple situated on the Old Silk Route and enjoy the beauty of the three level Zig-Zag road from the Thambi View point. The road to Gnathang Valley is very often covered with snow. This area is being developed as a Ski point in Sikkim. Chinese Water Towers on Jelepla are visible with naked eyes. Laxmi Chowk, Gnathang Valley, Tukla Kalapokhari, Tukla Baba Mandir, Tukla valley, Jepepla Pass View and reach Kupup.
 
Don’t miss the Hathi Pokhari Lake. At Kupup, see the World’s highest Golf course, the Yak Golf Course at 13,025 ft (Guinness Book Of World Records acclaimed), the Ice Hockey ground and the Young Husband's trail. After having light refreshments at Kupup (Maggi Soup Style only), return to Zuluk by late afternoon. Overnight at Zuluk.

Day 04: ZULUK TO NJP/BAGDOGRA

Depart early at 5:00 a.m to view the spectacular sunrise from Sunrise Point.The rising of the sun is, in fact, a phenomenon which is beyond description. The dark eastern horizon gradually turns reddish as the sun about to appear.Then as the sun rises from behind the distant mountains its glimmering rays first touch the snow clad tip of the Khangchenzonga range on the west which slowly turns crimson and then golden and finally silver.One has to see it to believe it.
 
After breakfast, check out and drive to NJP station / IXB airport to catch your Train / Flight for onward journey. Tour ends with Sweet memories.


Special Requirement:
 
2 Copies of Passport Photographs along with Photo Identity Proof (In Original) to be carried for verification at various check points as well as for Restricted Area Permit.
 
 
COST INCLUDES:-
  • Food as per selection of package, ie. Inclusive or exclusive
  • Accommodation at designated resort/hotel/homestays.
  • Exclusive Non AC vehicle for transfers & sightseeing. Please note that vehicle will not be at your disposal, but will be made available as per itinerary only.
  • Restricted Area Permit Costs, Hotel taxes and Service Charges


COST EXCLUDES:-

  • Travel and personal Insurance.
  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips. Liquor, boating & joy rides.
  • Any other item not specified in “Cost Includes”, optional or unspecified activities.
  • Additional sightseeing or usages of vehicle not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Guide & Entrance Fees, tips at hotels or to vehicle driver.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, or as a result of road blocks, strikes etc. (Extra Costs including hotel charges have to be borne by the tourists directly on the spot). India Beacons Sojourn will not be in any way be liable/responsible for any tourists missing their flight due to any unavoidable circumstances like traffic jams or any act beyond the control of India Beacons Sojourn. We shall, in no way, be liable for any refund for such an act.
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel, leading to increase in surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Camera fee (still or movie)


 
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