NORTH SIKKIM PACKAGE TOUR WITH HOMESTAY

Destination : North Sikkim & Old Silk Route (East Sikkim)

Duration : (4N/5D) / (5N/6D) / (6N/7D) / (7N/8D) Days Packages

Attractions of North Sikkim Package Tour with Homestays :
Old Silk Route: Sillery Gaon, Ramitay View Point, Tinchuley View Point, Damsung Fort, Silent Valley, Reshikhola, Parvateshwar Shivalaya Mandir, Zuluk, Thambi View point, Kupup Lake, Nathang Valley, Tukla, Zig Zag Points, Young Husband’s Track

North Sikkim : Lachen, Gurudongmara Lake, Thangu, Muguthang or Cho Lhamu, Lachung, Yumthang Valley, Yumthang river, Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, Mangan, Gangtok, Tsomgo Lake, Baba Mandir, Rumtek Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (Closed On Sundays), Cottage Industry (Closed On Sundays), White Hall, Flower Show, Ropeway, Banajhakri Waterfall, Enchay Monestry, Ganesh Tok, Tashi View Point, Hanuman Tok

Pickup & Drop : NJP Rly Station / Bagdogra airport (IXB)



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DISTANCES TO REMEMBER FOR NORTH SIKKIM & OLD SILK ROUTE

OriginDestinationDistances (KM)
NJPGangtok4 h 9 min (119.2 km) via NH10
NJPMangan5 h 5 min (140.3 km) via NH10
GangtokLachen4 h 18 min (107.2 km) via Gangtok-Chungthang Rd
GangtokLachung4 h 6 min (102.5 km) via Gangtok-Chungthang Rd
LachenLachung1 h 50 min (46.9 km) via Lachen Rd
GangtokMangan2 h 12 min (52.3 km) via Gangtok-Chungthang Rd
NJPSilliery Gaon3 h 48 min (93.3 km) via NH10 and Rishi Rd
NJPReshikhola3 h 45 min (101.7 km) via NH10
NJPZuluk4 h 55 min (133.7 km) via NH10



ALL PACKAGES AT A GLANCE WITH HOMESTAY

DAYSDAY 1DAY 2DAY 3DAY 4DAY 5DAY 6DAY 7DAY 8
4N/5D North SikkimNJP—ManganMangan—LachenLachen—LachungLachung—Yumthang—GangtokNJP Drop   
5N/6D North SikkimNJP—ManganMangan—LachenLachen—LachungLachung—Yumthang—GangtokGangtok—Changu—Baba MandirNJP Drop  
6N/7D North SikkimNJP—ManganMangan—LachenLachen—LachungLachung—Yumthang—GangtokGangtok—Changu—Baba MandirGangtok SightseeingNJP Drop 
7N/8D Silk Route + North SikkimNJP - Sillery GaonSillery Gaon - ReshikholaZulukZuluk - GangtokGangtok - LachenLachen—LachungLachung—ManganMangan—NJP


 

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HOMESTAYS IN LACHEN, LACHUNG, MANGAN, SILK ROUTE

Mangan Homestay : Lepcha Homestay / Wongden Cardamom Homestay

Homestay in Mangan
Mangan Homestay
Mangan Homestay Booking

Lachen Homestay : Tashi / Dhongkhala Inn / Namgyal Inn / High Mountain

Lachen Homestay
Homestay in Lachen
Lachen Homestay Booking

Lachung Homestay : Lachung Homestay / Lachung Khim Homestay

Lachung Homestay
Homestay in Lachung
Lachung Homestay Booking

Silk Route Homestay : Banalata / Similar

Silk Route Homestay, Arital
Silk Route Homestay, Arital, Zuluk
Silk Route Homestay, Arital, Zuluk, Rishikhola
Silk Route Homestay, Arital
Silk Route Homestay, Arital, Zuluk
Silk Route Homestay, Arital, Zuluk, Rishikhola
Silk Route Homestay, Arital
Silk Route Homestay, Arital, Zuluk
Silk Route Homestay, Arital, Zuluk, Rishikhola

 

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NORTH SIKKIM TOUR PACKAGES WITH HOMESTAY FOR 4N/5D

 

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NORTH SIKKIM & OLD SILK ROUTE PACKAGE ITINERARY FOR 7N/8D

 

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5 REASONS TO CHOOSE OLD SILK ROUTE HOMESTAYS OVER HOTELS
  • 1. An intimate and informal space

    Homestays feel less intimidating in comparison to hotels and gives you more at home feeling. Family members or staffs of the homestays are friendlier and offer much more personalised service.
  • 2. No one knows a place better than the locals

    Staying at a homestay has many benefits, one among which is that the owner or staffs, who are mostly locals can become a great guide to the local neighbourhood. During your Silk Route Homestay Tour you will find your host extremely cooperative and are always up to being an informal guide.
  • 3. Safety is assured!

    Homestays are usually run by families or a small number of staffs personally delegated by them. The hosts themselves take care of you and your belongings. It is in their own interest to certify that theirs is a safe place for visitors to have a cordial stay in. While staying with a family gives you company and makes you feel safe, hosts also ensure that you have enough privacy by letting out rooms in a isolated floor or an adjoining building some times. Both safety and aloofness are assured here.
  • 4. Enjoy home cooked local delicacies

    The homestay concept is all about soaking in the surrounding and enjoying the local flavours. You get to savour the local dishes best here. The homestay owners would usually serve you with their home cooked food with lots of affection. It allows you to know local cuisines well and even learn what goes into the preparation as most of the hosts are willing to share their secret recipes with you.
  • 5. Homestays are comparatively affordable than hotels

    Hotels have become immensely expensive. Especially during peak seasons, they could charge you quite a hefty amount. Whereas homestays, offer a clean and affordable alternative with a better price. While one might pay the same price in some cheaper hotels, the personal care and home like hospitality is unique to the homestays. You will find ample of affordable homestays dotted along the path on your Old Silk Route Tour Packages.
  • 6. Eco-Friendly & Responsible Tourism

    Homestays are a direct source of income for locals. Thus it becomes good for the rural economy – which means that future travellers will have an even better experience. Usage of plasticsanare way controlled and thus waste generated is far lesser.
  • As the epilogue would suggest, Homestays are a great addition to the tourism industry in the modern times. They have not only given the travellers many cheaper and comfortable alternatives, but also have given many local people of many areas a great source of income. We need to realise that these are places which help us to unify with the natural realm and are not meant for luxury. So visit a homestay with very less expectation and you will be surprised to what these hidden gems have in store!
|| FAQ - NORTH SIKKIM PACKAGE TOUR WITH HOMESTAY ||

What is the Silk Road famous for?

Silk route is famous for the Tibetan trade that was carried out during the 14th century. Extending over more than 6,500 kms, the Silk Route was primarily used to transport Chinese Silk to Europe through Central Asia from 2nd Century BC. Now the Indian part of Silk route located in East Sikkim has gained popularity due to tourism.

Is Silk Road still open?

Silk route is very much operational till date just the trading ways have seen changes. The Indian part of Silk route has seen huge growth in tourism owing to its scenic beauty.

How do I go from NJP to Silk Route?

Reaching Silk Route (the Indian Part) is a piece of cake walk now. One can simply take a train till NJP and hire a car from there that takes you straight to Silk Route. One can also opt for flight and go till Bagdogra airport and hire a car from there.

Where is silk route in India?

The Indian part of the Silk Route is located in East Sikkim, a place that can be termed as an abode of God.

How do I get from Gangtok to Zuluk?

The distance from Gantok to Zuluk can be traced through a journey of approximately 3 hrs. You can hire a private car or take a share cab available in abundance from Gantok.

What is the best time for Silk Route Package Tour?

Silk route can be visited during the summer seasons, primarily from March to June till the monsoons arrive. It is advised not to visit this route during the monsoons as the rood can be dangerous and landslides are common. October and November are also proposed as a good time as the weather is pleasant. If you are the kind who enjoys snow then February would be a good time for you.

What was the silk route and what was its importance?

History advocates for the fact that Silk Route was of utmost importance as it paved the trading route between China and Europe. Now it is important due to tourism and trade of course still continues in much modernised way.

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