Sikkim Biking tour

Sikkim Biking tour

Sikkim Biking tour

Tour Description

Located in the north-east part of India in the Eastern Himalayan Region, Sikkim is fortified state of India. It shares its international boundary with three countries i.e. Bhutan in the east, Tibet (an autonomous region in China) in the north and Nepal in the west. However, it shares its state boundary with West Bengal in the south. The state is entirely located in the great Himalayan region hence it has wonderful landscapes. In terms of population, Sikkim is the least populated state of India and in terms of area; it is second smallest state of India. Since, the state is located at different altitudes hence its climate varies from subtropical to alpine. Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak of the world is located on the border of Sikkim and Nepal. Teesta is the Major River of the state.

Sikkim Bird Watching Tour Itinerary

    Day 1 : Arrive Bagdogra

    Meeting on arrival and transfer to Silliguriiguri. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Overnight.

    Day 2 : Silliguri to Mirik

    Morning after breakfast at the hotel drive till Garidhura. Commence your Bike ride Garidhura to Mirik Lake around 40 kms – Nestles in the seren retreat among the verdant forests of pine and Japanese cedar in the Himalayas. Todays biking goes through rolling hill slopes covered with lush green tea gardens where you will have magnificent views of the lower Himalayan landscape. Mirik is well know for its beautiful lake surrounded by green hills, orange orchards and cardamom plantations etc. Enjoy relaxed evening and you may take short walk through the pine forests and enjoy the surrounding nature.
    Overnight at Hotel.

    Day 3 : Mirik- Darjeeling

    Morning after breakfast Bike to Darjeeling around 49 kms. Check into the hotel on arrival. Rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight at the hotel.

    Day 4 : Darjeeling

    Early morning Bike to Ghoom via Allobari and also visit Tiger Hill. Later visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Tibetan Refugee Centre by bike.
    Overnight at the hotel.

    Day 5 : Darjeeling- Jorethang

    Morning after breakfast bike to Jorethang around 87 kms mostly downhill. Check into the hotel on arrival. Jorethang is important town in Western Sikkim lies south of the state.

    Day 6 : Jorethang- Sombaria

    Morning after breakfast bike to Jorethang around 30kms. Check into the Forest Lodge on arrival. Todays biking will be over dirt in patches and mostly uphill. Enjoy stunning scenery while biking.
    Overnight at the Lodge.

    Day 7 : Sombaria- Hee Bermoik

    Post breakfast bike to Hee Bermoik village around 50 kms. Overnight Home stay in Hee Bermoik. You will enjoy seeing some of the traditional houses, Hush Green Mountain views, rooster birds today.
    Overnight at home stay.

    Day 8 : Hee Bermoik - Pelling

    Post breakfast bike to Pelling around 50 kms.
    Overnight at hotel / lodge.

    Day 9 : Pelling

    Rest day or free to visit places of interest nearby like the Pemayangtse monastery, walk leisurely to Sangacholling monastery and the old Palace ruins at Rabdentse.

    Day 10 : Pelling- Yuksom

    Bike to Yuksom around 40 kms today.
    Overnight at the hotel.
    Yuksum is also a base for mountaineering, trekking and Expeditions to the higher ranges of Kanchenjunga.

    Day 11 : Yuksom- Tashiding- Ravangla

    Morning commensing biking towards Ravangla around 29 kms uphill and uphill drive around 30 kms. Overnight at lodge / guest house.
    Overnight at the hotel.

    Day 12 : Ravangla- Damthang- Rumtek

    Commence Biking to Rumtek via Damthang for about 40kms towards Rumtek and drive to Rumtek. Visit Rumtek Monastery. Overnight hotel in Rumtek.

    Day 13 : Rumtek - Gangtok

    Biking to Gangtok around 30 kms. Check in at Hotel on arrival at Gangtok. Later bike to Tashi View Point and Ganesh Tok.
    Overnight at the hotel.

    Day 14 : Gangtok- Phodang - Gangtok

    Morning after breakfast Bike to Phodang Monastary in North Sikkim around 43 kms and drive back to Gangtok.

    Day 15 : Gangtok- Rangpo

    Bike Rangpo around 40kms on bumpy road with good hill views along the Teesta River.
    Overnight in Rangpo in a hotel/lodge.

    Day 16 : Rangpo- Kalimpong via Munsong

    Morning after breakfast drive part of the way and than bike for about 40kms to reach Kalimpong. Check into the hotel on arrival. Rest of the evening at leisure.
    Overnight at the hotel.

    Day 17 : Kalimpong

    Afer breakfast at the hotel day free to relax or self exploration of Kalimpong know for its colonial buildings, nice views of Kanchenjunga range and some of rare orchids. You may consider to visit Delo View – 5500 ft which is the highest point around Kalimpong, Explore Kalimpong Market Afternoon you may consider visiting the Zang Dhok Palri Phodang Monastery, largest and beautiful Monastery in Kalimpong built in 1976 by His Holiness The Dalai Lama. Later visit Durpin Dara View Point close to the monastery located at 4500 meters and offers panoramic views of Kunchenjungha peak and other Himalayan ranges and views of River valleys below. Later visit Rishi Bankim Chandra Park and also visit Orchid Nurseries in the down town to have glimpse and purchase of rare orchids.
    Overnight at the hotel.

    Day 18 : Kalimpong to Bagdogra – fly to Delhi

    Morning after breakfast transfer to Bagdogra airport board flight for Delhi. Meeting on arrival at Delhi Airport and transfer to the hotel.

    Day 19 : Depart Delhi

    Transfer to the airport in time to board home bound flight.
    Bon Voyages !

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