Bangaloreans wanting to explore the enchanting mountains of Sikkim in India now have a wonderful opportunity to see their wish materialise.
IRCTC has devised a special tour package for passengers to visit Sikkim and its capital, Gangtok. The Green Sikkim Air Package spanning 5 nights and 6 days covers destinations including Gangtok, Pelling and Siliguri.
Passengers will be taken on a sightseeing tour to Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Tashi View Point, Flower Show and Enchey Monastery in Gangtok. In Pelling, the focus will be on exploring the Rimbi WaterFall and Power Project, Rock Garden, Khachoedpalri Lake and Kangchendzonga falls. The trip to Pelling will also feature Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse ViewPoint, Rabdentse Ruins, and Helipad Ground.
- Return flight fare (economy).
- Accommodation in deluxe hotels.
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
- Non a/c vehicle for transfers and sightseeing. The vehicle will be made available as per the itinerary only.
- Travel Insurance.
- Tour Manager.
- Entrance fees.
- GST is also included.
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, etc. are not included in this package.
The tour itinerary:
June 1: Bangalore-Bagdogra-Gangtok
Get on board Flight No. 6E-443 from Bangalore Airport. Departure at 5:35 AM. Arrival at IXB Airport at 8:30 AM. Meet and greet at Gangtok. Check into the hotel and rest for the day.
June 2: Gangtok (Trip to Tsomgo Lake)
Trip to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft) and Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial (13200 feet) 52 km from Gangtok. Overnight stay and dinner at the hotel.
June 3: Gangtok sightseeing–Pelling
Trip to Gangtok city to see Hanuman Tok, Ganesh Tok, Tashi View Point, Flower Show and Enchey Monastery. Post lunch, drive to Pelling (6800 ft). Halt at Ravangla en route for tea break. Check into a hotel in Pelling, rest for the day and have dinner.
June 4: Pelling sightseeing
After breakfast, visit the Rimbi Waterfalls, Rock Garden, Rimbi Power Project, Khachoedpalri Wish Lake, Kangchendzonga falls. Return to the hotel for lunch. Later in the day, visit Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse View Point, Rabdentse Ruins and Helipad Ground. Overnight stay and dinner at the hotel.
June 5: Pelling –Namchi Trip (optional)-Siliguri
The day is kept free for personal activities or tourists can visit Namchi. The trip is optional and can be availed by paying for it on the spot. Transfer to Siliguri. Overnight stay and dinner at Siliguri.
June 6: Siliguri-Delhi
Depart for the IXB airport with breakfast early in the morning. Board Flight No. 6E-445 at 9:05 AM. Reach at Bangalore Airport at 12:10 PM.
As per the mandatory rules set by IRCTC, all passengers are required to carry their valid photo identity card (Aadhar card, driving license, voter card, PAN Card, passport) during the trip. The service vouchers for this journey will be sent to the email id provided by the passengers two days prior to the departure date. Alternatively, passengers can collect the service vouchers from the IRCTC, Zonal Office, Kolkata.