EXCURSION TO TSOMGO LAKE AND ZULUK

Go on a fun-filled trip to witness snow, frozen lakes, and the old silk route with this package. It covers Tsomgo Lake, where you can take thrilling yak rides and ride the highest ropeway in Asia, and Zuluk, once a transit point on the Old Silk Route, which is characterized by its 32 hair-pin bends.

2 DAYS | 1 NIGHTS
2 D | 1 N
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EXCURSION TO TSOMGO LAKE AND ZULUK
Location : Sikkim

PRICE: Starting from INR 3000*/- per person

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DAY 1
Excursion to Tsomgo Lake – Zuluk

Early morning, get ready to be picked up from Hungry Jack taxi stand, Gangtok. You will then drive to Zuluk via Tsomgo Lake. The Zuluk route takes you on an upward climb from Gangtok to the higher altitudes to view the natural wonders of the Himalayas. 
The first stop of the day is at the oval-shaped Tsomgo Lake (9842 feet above sea level), spanning 1 km in length and is 50 feet deep. It is considered sacred by the local people. During winters, the entire lake is frozen and the surroundings covered in snow. Walk around it or take the ropeway (the highest in Asia), the view from any angle is mesmerizing. Yak ride depends on availability.

From Tsomgo Lake, you will head to the New Baba Mandir, a small shrine dedicated to an Indian soldier Baba Harbjhan with an interesting story to it. 

Next, you will proceed towards Zuluk, a small village on the stunning Old Silk Route. En-route choose to take a small hike to Memencho Lake and stop by the Elephant Lake View point for some fantastic views of the Himalayas.

You will reach Zuluk by evening. The Zuluk road has 32 hairpin bends, which makes for a thrilling drive. This was once a transit point to the historic Silk Route from Tibet to India. Situated at a height of 9400 ft, it offers stunning views of the Eastern Himalayas. On a clear day, you might even catch sight of Mt. Khangchendzonga. In winters, it gets dark by 4 pm. 

Overnight stay is at Zuluk. Check into your stay for the night and warm yourself with a hearty dinner.
Stay Details : Dil Maya Homestay , Zuluk / Similar
DAY 2
Zuluk – Rongli – Gangtok

Your morning will begin early as you will be driven to a viewpoint to witness sunrise over the iconic zig-zag Old Silk Route. After a sumptuous breakfast back at the hotel. You will continue through Rongli to arrive at Gangtok to conclude the trip. The scenery along this route is beautiful, with small villages, terraced farms, and waterfalls dotting the landscape. 
 
Take back happy memories and we await your return for another exciting trip with us.

INCLUSIONS

INCLUSIONS

  • All applicable transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary (vehicle will not be at your disposal)
  • Accommodation on the mentioned homestay/similar for duration mentioned in the itinerary
  • Accommodation in Zuluk with breakfast and dinner
  • Parking fee, Driver allowance, Road taxes
  • 5% GST
  • All permit charges of restricted and protected areas
EXCLUSIONS

EXCLUSIONS
  • Accommodation in Gangtok
  • Airport/NJP pickup and drop
  • Travel insurance
  • Sightseeing entry fees, guide charge, camera fee, any upgradation charges
  • Extra activities like boating, ropeway rides
  • Cost for evening snacks & tea
  • Cost for service not mentioned under the “cost includes” head
  • Cost for airfare, train fare, or any other internal fare
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, soft drinks, mineral water, porter, tips, etc
  • Difference in cost arising due to change in fuel price
  • Difference in cost arising due to extra usage of vehicle other than scheduled mentioned in the itinerary
  • Room heater
ENTRY POINTS
  • Bagdogra (IXB)
  • N.J.P. (New Jalpaiguri)
  • S.N.T. (Sikkim Nationalised Transport)
PARTNERS
ADDRESS:
  • Near Co-Operative, Middle Sichey Gangtok, East Sikkim, India, 737101

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