Sikkim is a picturesque state located in northeastern India, known for its remarkable natural beauty, rich cultural diversity, and unique blend of traditions. Here’s a short summary of Sikkim:
- Natural Beauty: Sikkim is blessed with stunning landscapes, including the towering Himalayan mountains, lush green valleys, pristine lakes, and dense forests. The state is home to some of India’s highest peaks, such as Kanchenjunga, and offers breathtaking views throughout the year.
- Cultural Diversity: Sikkim is a melting pot of cultures and ethnicities. It is inhabited by various communities, including the Bhutias, Lepchas, and Nepalese, each with its own distinct traditions, festivals, and cuisine. This diversity contributes to the rich tapestry of Sikkim’s cultural heritage.
- Adventure and Trekking: Sikkim is a paradise for adventure enthusiasts. It offers opportunities for trekking, mountaineering, river rafting, and paragliding. Popular treks include the Goechala Trek and the Dzongri Trek, which provide stunning views of the Himalayas.
- Buddhist Influence: Buddhism has a significant presence in Sikkim, and the state is dotted with monasteries and stupas. The Rumtek Monastery and Pemayangtse Monastery are among the most famous and spiritually significant in the region.
- Flora and Fauna: Sikkim’s biodiversity is remarkable, with numerous rare and endangered species of plants and animals. It is also known for its orchids and rhododendrons. The Khangchendzonga National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, protects this unique ecosystem.
- Capital City: Gangtok is the capital and largest town in Sikkim. It offers a blend of urban amenities and a relaxed mountain town atmosphere. Tourists can explore local markets, enjoy delicious cuisine, and visit attractions like the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology and Enchey Monastery.
- Peace and Serenity: Sikkim is often described as a peaceful and clean state, with strict environmental conservation measures. Visitors can experience tranquility in its serene surroundings.
- Permit Requirements: Travelers need permits to visit certain areas of Sikkim, especially those close to the international borders. Ensure you have the necessary permits in advance.
Sikkim’s charm lies in its pristine natural beauty, vibrant culture, and the warmth of its people. It offers a unique blend of adventure, spirituality, and relaxation, making it a captivating destination for travelers seeking a distinctive Himalayan experience.
- Dhaka-Border-Dhaka bus (Shamoly AC 2/2)
- Border-Darjeeling-Border sumo car
- Reserve transport for sightseeing (4 days)
- All meals after reaching Siliguri. (Chicken, Vegetables thaly, fish is very rare there and beef is strictly prohibited)
- Darjeeling Standard hotel with Geyser facility in bathroom(Rooms do not include heater; heater charge: 300 Rupees per night but the weather should be around 20-25 degrees so heater will not be necessary)
- Highway restaurant food cost
- Visa fees
- Travel tax
- Entry fees to spots
- Cable car, Toy train tickets
- Border speed money
- Any personal cost
⮚ Journey starts from Kallyanpur Bus Stand, Dhaka at night.
⮚ Overnight journey to Siliguri (Direct Bus)
⮚ After completing all the formalities at Changrabandha port we will reach Siliguri by midday
⮚ After having lunch, will set course to Darjeeling
⮚ Enroute we will enjoy the many Kurseong viewpoints
⮚ Night stay in Darjeeling.
⮚ Day starts early today at 04:00 AM. We will set off for Tiger hill to catch the breathtaking
sunrise and the mighty Kanchenjunga. Then proceed to see Ghoom Monastery & Batasia
⮚ Return for breakfast
⮚ After breakfast we will see the rest of the landmarks: Lamahata, Tinchuley & Takda
⮚ Evening is free for anything you want but we’d advise spending some time in the mall
⮚ Return to hotel for night stay in Darjeeling.
⮚ Have breakfast in the morning.
⮚ Today there are 7 main attractions we will try to cover: (Zoology Park, H.M.I, Museum,
Tenzing rock, Tea Garden View, Rope Way, Japanese temple, Peace Pagoda)
⮚ Evening is for you spend some time roaming around in the mall for the last-minute shopping
⮚ Night stay in Darjeeling.
⮚ Have your final breakfast in Darjeeling
⮚ Check out of hotel
⮚ Return to Siliguri.
⮚ Mirik sightseeing as our final activity.
⮚ Return to Dhaka
➢ Any additional or personal cost will not be included in our package/ service.
➢ Ghuring Firing is not liable for any changes to the itinerary due to personal problems of any
of the participants, accidents, natural calamities or any other unforeseen circumstances. Any
extra charges incurred as a result of such events will then be the liability of the individuals.
➢ Plastic snack packets, water bottles can't be left behind.
➢ Damage to wild animals or plants will not be tolerated.
➢ Refrain from saying or doing anything to disrespect the locals.
➢ Follow the instructions given by your trip hosts at all times.