Sikkim Backpacking Tour

Sikkim Backpacking Tour

6 Days / 5 Nights
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Tour TypeHill Station
Activity LevelEasy
Stay TypeHomestay
StateSikkim
OVERVIEW

Sikkim Tour Package

Sikkim, nestled in the Himalayas, stands as a tranquil haven and holds the distinction of being India's least populous and second smallest state. Sharing borders with China, Nepal, Bhutan, and West Bengal, this picturesque state warmly embraces visitors into its multi-ethnic and multilingual communities, encompassing Sikkimese, Nepalis, and Tibetans. Renowned for its breathtaking biodiversity, from alpine meadows to subtropical climates and vibrant wildflowers, Sikkim intertwines this natural splendor with a rich historical tapestry and a cultural serenity that offers a refreshing escape from the bustle of urban life.

ITINERARY

The following detailed itinerary provides a day-by-day breakdown of your exciting Sikkim Backpacking Tour. From your arrival to the moment you return back home, we've outlined your activities and experiences to make the most of your trek. Let's dive into the specifics.

Day 1 : Departure from Guwahati to Shillong

Day 2 : Depart from Gangtok to Lachen

Day 3 : Depart from Lachen to Lachung

Day 4 : Depart from Lachung to Gangtok

Day 5 : Depart to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (Nathula Pass Optional)

Day 6 : Depart to Guwahati Airport / Railway Station

DATES & PRICES

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WHAT TO EXPECT

Discover the enchanting landscapes of Sikkim and Gangtok, where snow-capped mountains, serene lakes, and vibrant cultures await. Explore iconic sites like Tsomgo Lake and Nathula Pass in Sikkim, and the Rumtek Monastery and Ganesh Tok in Gangtok, capturing the breathtaking panoramas. Engage in thrilling outdoor adventures and serene nature walks, seamlessly blending excitement with tranquility. Immerse yourself in the rich local cultures through immersive interactions with the communities. Treasure moments of peace amid nature's embrace, creating cherished memories while enjoying comfortable accommodations and the guidance of experienced locals sharing their profound insights into Sikkim's rich heritage.

Accommodations

Double / Triple Sharing

Backpackers United

Backpackers experts will accompany the entire trip, and local backpackers will join us along the way.

INCLUSIONS AND EXCLUSIONS
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation: Home stays for 6 nights on a sharing basis.
Transport: Private vehicle for all transfers and sightseeing tours as per the itinerary.
Meals: Daily breakfast and dinner at the homestay.
Guided Tours: Assistance of a travel planning team for curated experiences.
Local cultural and natural exploration in Gangtok
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED
Travel Insurance: Any form of travel insurance is not included.
Additional Meals: Lunches, dinners, and snacks are not covered.
Personal Expenses: Expenses such as souvenirs, laundry, beverages, etc.
Entry Fees: Entrance fees to any tourist spots, temples, parks, or other attractions are typically not included unless mentioned.
Meals Not Mentioned: Any meals not specifically listed in the inclusions.
Additional Transportation: Any additional transportation not included in the set itinerary. This may include local conveyance or deviations from the planned route.
Tips and Gratuities: Tips to drivers or guides are excluded.
Miscellaneous: Any costs arising from unforeseen circumstances like roadblocks, natural calamities, health issues, etc.
THINGS TO CARRY
Waterproof and windproof jacket (consider layering for varying temperatures) Thermal wear (for layering on cold mornings/evenings).
A brimmed hat for sun protection Woolen cap for cold evenings and mornings.
Rain gear or poncho.
Sunscreen and lip balm with high SPF.
Government-issued ID proof.
Comfortable nightwear.
Flip-flops or sandals for casual wear or when at the hotel.
Headlamp or flashlight with extra batteries.
Personal medication and first aid kit.
T-shirts and long-sleeved shirts for layering.
Comfortable trekking boots or shoes.
Water bottles or hydration system.
Camera with extra batteries or power bank.
Trekking pants and shorts.
Daypack for shorter excursions.
Toiletry kit (toothbrush, toothpaste, biodegradable soap, etc.).
Portable charger and necessary cables.