Shangri-La is a fictional place described as a mystical valley, enclosed in the western end of the Himalayas. Shangri-La has become synonymous with any earthly paradise, and particularly a mythical Himalayan utopia, a permanently happy land, isolated from the outside world. Sikkim, a state in northeast India, bordered by Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal, has a dramatic landscape including India’s highest mountain, Kangchenjunga, is supposed to known as Last Shangri La in India. Sikkim is also home to glaciers, alpine meadows and thousands of varieties of wildflowers, Buddhist monasteries such as Pemayangtse, famous Nathu La pass and Tsomgo lke etc are the popular attractions here. RIT’s ‘The Last Shangri-La’ package is here for you to witness this mystic place with good facilities.
Days-1 : Arrival Darjeeling
On arrival at Bagdogra Airport, you will be met by our local representative who will assist you to board your vehicle to Darjeeling. Surrounded by Tea gardens; this little town faces some of the highest peaks of the Himalayas. Take rest and then walk around town to appreciate the new culture you are in. Dinner & Overnight at the hotel.
Days-2 : Darjeeling
Early morning start for Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise and its amazing effects on the Mt. Kanchendzonga. On way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop. After breakfast go for a half-day sightseeing of Japanese Temple, Peace pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. Evening Free for shopping & individual activity. Dinner & Overnight at the hotel.
Days-3 : Darjeeling – Kalimpong
Morning after breakfast transfer to Kalimpong and later proceed for the Local Sight Seeing In and Around Kalimpong City, covering Zong Dog Palri Fo- Brong Monastery (Durpin Dara Monastery ) ,Flower & Orchid Nurseries. Evening free for leisure activity. Dinner & overnight at the hotel.
Days-4 : Kalimpong – Gangtok
Morning transfer to Gangtok, at an altitude of 5500ft Gangtok is the capital of the state of Sikkim. Gangtok is a beautiful and clean town offering the best monasteries and landscapes. Evening free for individual activity and leisure. Dinner & overnight at the hotel.
Days-5 : Gangtok
After breakfast proceed for the half day sightseeing in and around this capital city of Sikkim, covering Chortan (Stupa), Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday) Institute of Handicrafts and handlooms, Rumtek Monastery. Dinner & overnight at the hotel.
Days-6 : Gangtok- Tshangu Lake – Gangtok
After breakfast, in the morning, start for excursion to Tshangu Lake (12400ft) & Baba Mandir. The beautiful Tshangu Lake is almost about 1Km long, oval in shape and 15 meters deep. The cool water of the Lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. Later drive Back to Gangtok. Dinner & Overnight at the Hotel.
Days-7 : Gangtok - Bagdogra Airport
After early breakfast check out from the hotel & proceed for Bagdogra Airport.