from Bagdogra/NJP drive to Gangtok (approx 4
Gangtok Sightseeing Morning : Handicraft
Centre for locally made crafts, Flower
Exhibition and Enchey Monastery. Afternoon : Tour of the famous Rumtek
Monastery, the seat of the Kagyu order, old
Rumtek Monastery and Research Institute of
Tsomgo(Chhangu) Lake Excursion :
Tsomgo(Chhangu) lake lies at 12400 ft on the old
trade to Tibet about 35 kms from Gangtok near
Nathula Pass, the border with China.
Gangtok drive to Lachung Valley (8,800ft)
(approx 5 hrs drive) Enroute dramatic terrain
and gorgeous waterfalls, visit Kabi Lungstok, a
historical site . Overnight in resort.
Excursion to Yumthang Valley(11,800ft) along
the Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary home to almost
40 different species of rhododendron flowers.
Also visit the hot spring, believed by the
locals to have remedial value. Overnight in
Sightsee of Lachung village, visit the
monastery and acquaint with the traditional life
of the Lchung people. Drive back to Gangtok ,
enroute visit the Phodong Monastery, one of the
oldest Kagyu monastery in Sikkim.