East Silk Tour Package
Duration : 3 Nights / 4 days
Package Code : SILKDP003
Aritar is a region in the East Sikkim district of the Indian state of Sikkim under Rongli Sub-Division. Exclusive, remote retreats, with beautiful panoramic Himalayan views that will make your soul soar. Lush green forests, sweeping hills of paddy fields and placid lakes hidden inside deep forests makes it a perfect destination for those in search of nature trails and a serene holiday. Lampokhri lake or Aritar lake, located in the vicinity is one of the oldest lakes in Sikkim and Aritar main tourist location. Aritar lake is the highest boating lake in Sikkim. Mankhim Top is a place where tourist can stay from where the lake and snow covered Mt Kanchenjangha looks really splendid. It is the latest offbeat destination in East Sikkim and growing popularity among the tourist community across the world.
Dzuluk or Zuluk or Jhuluk or Jaluk is a small hamlet located at a height of around 10,000 feet on the rugged terrain of the lower Himalayas in East Sikkim of the Indian state Sikkim.Zuluk is a relatively new tourist destination of East Sikkim. It is a small village with a large military settlement, given that the Indo-Tibet boarder is nearby. The village itself is an attractive tourist destination for visitors looking for a quite sojourn. For most tourists, however, it is the base from which they explore the higher altitude tourist destinations of Nathang Valley, Kupup and Tsongmo lake.During the summer months, the area and its surrounding hills are covered with thousands of blooming rhododendron. Zuluk during these months, is a riot of colors due to the variety of rhododendron that can be seen here.
Day 01: NJP to Sillerygaon/Aritar
Pickup at NJP early in the morning and transfer to Sillerygaon, a distance covered in about 3.5 to 4 hrs. Situated at an altitude of 6,000 ft, Sillerygaon is a village of not more than 32 families and that too in the middle of a jungle. This place is Proclaimed as the "New Darjeeling" because of its beautiful view of the Kanchendzonga. Its serene atmosphere is an invitation to run away from the hum and din of the city. Rest of the day is to soak in the beauty of Sillerygaon. Also visit the Ramitay view point, Tinchuley view point, Silent Valley and the Damsang Fort ruins.These places can easily be hiked/trekked and no vehicle is required/available to visit these places. Ramitay view point offers the longest view of River Teesta with approximately 14 bend. Thereafter you can also trek to Damsang Fort as well as the Silent valley. Rest of the day at leisure at Sillerygaon.
Day 02:Transfer from Sillerygaon to Zuluk Via Aritar
After breakfast, leave for Zuluk. Visit the Aritar/Lampokhari lake and enjoy paddle boating in the placid waters of the lake (Optional and own cost) and do a Parikrama of this Holy Lake. Thereafter, stop at Rongli for Restricted Area Permit. On the way see the Kuekhola Falls. Pass through Lingtam, Padamchen to reach Zuluk. If you so wish, you can visit the Shivalaya Baba Mandir (No vehicle required). Enjoy the sunset at Zuluk from Balasiur sunset point (Walkable distance, no vehicle required) Overnight at Zuluk/Padamchen.
DAY 03:Transfer from Zuluk Sightseeing and O/N at Zuluk
Start early mourning at 3:30 - 4:00 a.m and leave for Sunrise from the Ganek View point/Lungthung. Enjoy early morning glory of the Kanchendzonga change from Golden to silver and thereafter enjoy the view the Sunrise over the Bhutan hills, a unique view, comparable to the best Sunrise anywhere in India. Note: Sunrise Cost is not included in the package and is extra payable on the spot, only if sunrise trip is availed. The cost of Sunrise is Rs.1500 for the entire vehicle. Return to Zuluk after viewing sunrise and after breakfast, follow the Silk Route Trail. Enjoy the beauty of Thambi View point, Laxmi Chowk, Tukla Kalapokhari, Tukla Baba Mandir, Tukla valley, Jelepla Pass View Point and reach Kupup. Don’t miss the Hathi Pokhari Lake. At Kupup, see the World’s highest Golf course, the Yak Golf Course at 13025 ft (Guinness Book of World Records acclaimed), the Ice Hockey ground and the young Husband’s Track. Thereafter move on to Gnathang. Gnathang or Gnathang Valley is popularly called the “The Ladakh of East India”. Rest of the day is at leisure at Zuluk
DAY 04:Tranfer from Zuluk to Siliguri[Njp Railway Station/ Bagdogra Airport]
After breakfast check out of hotel and start for Siliguri.End your journey at drop point either at Njp Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport.
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|Peak Season :||Apr - Jun, Sept - Jan|
|Off Season :||Jul, Aug,Feb, Mar|
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Sillery Gaon - 1 Night
Zuluk - 2 Nights
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The Aritar Lake Ghati-Tso,The Lampokhari Lake, Emerald forests,Aritar Gumpa Monastery,Kali Khola Falls,Phushrey Lake, Mankhim Temple, Lungchok Valley.
Thambi View Point, Gnathang Valley, Lungthung, Menmecho Lake,Nag Temple, Adi Baba Mandir
Pre-planned itineraries with fixed transport (departure / return), stay & sightseeing, with changes allowed as per requirement.
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