Day 1: Arrival in Siliguri
After your arrival in Siliguri, you will check-in at the hotel, where you will first get indulge in briefing and then will the allocations of Bike. This day is reserved for relaxing and bike check up. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 2: Ride to Gangtok (123 km | 4-5 hrs | 1,650 m)
Today morning, We will commence our bike trip to Sikkim. On the way we will come across beautiful and scenic views of nature, picturesque terrains and much more. Post exploration, Reach Gangtok by afternoon. The beauty of Gangtok will take your mind away. You will stay in hotel in Gangtok. Make sure to clear your all permits properly.
Day 3: Gangtok – Lachen (107 km | 4-5 hrs | 2,750 m)
Gear for Today’s Adventure, We will start our journey towards Lachen. You will say bid goodbye to the beautiful city of Gangtok and embark to our next destination in the holy lands of North Sikkim which is Lachen. Interestingly to know this route was also taken by Guru Nanak Dev Ji on his way to North Sikkim. Enroute we will take a halt at Mangan for permits and then proceed towards Chungthang, Then we will leave for Lachen, which also the base for Gurudongmar. The altitude of Lachen is quite high, so you might come across bumpy pathways, relax and get acclimatize to the high altitude.Overnight stay at Hotel / Guest House in Lachen.
Day 4: Lachen – Gurudongmar Lake – Lachung (176 km | 7-8 hrs | 2,700 m)
After breakfast in the morning, We will proceed our journey to explore Beautiful Valley of Sikkim. At first, you will ride to North Sikkim Plateau, Road are bumpy and if its raining then slushy too. You would enjoy the off roads towards Gurudongmar Lake, The beautiful Gurudongmar Tso will welcome you with freezing waves. Gurudongmar Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world, which is located at the altitude of 17,800 ft. Spend some relaxing time there and we will start our journey back, which is summoned as the valley of rhododendron flowers. In the evening, you can spend the rest of the time at your own leisure or visit the Lachung Monastery. Overnight stay in Lachung.
Day 5: Lachung – Yumthang Zero Point – Gangtok (52 km | 2-3 hrs | 4,572 m)
Another adventurous day is waiting for you. After early Morning breakfast, We will embark on the journey to Yumthang Zero Point, where snow clad mountains are waiting for you, crooked pathways and if you get lucky you might even see frozen river or half frozen river, depending on the weather conditions. Atmosphere would be very cold there, make sure carry warm clothes. After lunch, You will come back to Lachung for an Overnight stay.
Day 6: Gangtok Sightseeing
As soon as the morning unfolds, get ready to explore the beauty city of Sikkim, Gangtok. You can take a trek to Hanuman Tok or spend time at markets, trying local food and buying souvenirs for yourself. Interact with locals, and you will hear amazing stories from them. And if you wish to completely cut off from the people, you can just get in sync with the Zen philosophy here.
Day 7: Gangtok – Nathula – Aritar Lake / Zuluk
Today morning, after a hearty breakfast. After check out we will explore East Sikkim, Our first stop would be at Nathula Pass, You will be able to encounter beautiful views on the way, get some good pictures for your memories, where your photography skills might come out. Nathu La is located around 56 kms from Gangtok at an altitude of 14450 ft, the road goes through the Tsomgo Lake. We will take a halt at Nathula Pass and move towards and will also pass through the exhilarating routes of hairpin bends in Zuluk. Aritar / Zuluk. Overnight stay at Aritar Lake / Zuluk.
Day 8: Zuluk / Darjeeling
Zuluk is a tiny village settlement at an altitude of 10,100 Ft. There are 32 sharp hairpin bends (or zig zags) along the way which is an engineering marvel by itself. Today you will get magnetic views of Kanchenjunga, and keep your camera handy, as you might spot various picturesque frame. Overnight stay in Darjeeling.
Day 9: Darjeeling – Siliguri (114 km | 4-5 hrs | 123 m)
We will head back to Siliguri after Breakfast. On the way you will encounter magnificent views of Tea Garden. Riding through Tea Gardens would be another fun. On reaching, We will deposit the rented bikes and say good bye to our fellow riders. Take back the wonderful memories along with you. Trip concludes..
Section 01 : Package without Motorcycle
- Accomodation in Hotels/Camps/Guest House on Double /Triple Sharing from Day 1 to Day 9
- Meals Dinner on Day 1 to Breakfast on Day 10
- Inner line permit
- Free photography
- First aid medical kit
- Back up vehicle with Mechnic and basis spare parts
- Facility to carry Luggage in a vehicle restricted to ruck sack / duffle bag of 60 liters per Motobike
Section 02 : Package with Motorbike
- Everything that is included in section 01
- Royal Enfield 350cc motorbike
- Helmet for both rider and pillion
- Road captains
- Motorbike Fuel for the complete trip as per the itinerary
- Extra fuel for back up
Section 03 : Package with MUV
- Everything that is included in Section 01
- Transport in an MUV like Tempo Traveller / Toyota Innova / Mahindra Xylo / Mahindra Scorpio from Day 02 to Day 10 as per the group size
Cancellation charges per person
30 days or more before departure: 25% of total cost
29 – 20 days before departure: 50% of total cost
Less than 20 days before departure: 100% of total cost
IF WE CHANGE OR CANCEL YOUR ADVENTURE HOLIDAY
We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements. Occasionally, we may have to make changes due to Force Majeure Events and we reserve the right to do so at any time before or during the trip.
If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date before or during the trip based on the Force Majeure Events.
We also reserve the right under Force Majeure Events to cancel your travel arrangements / offer alternative dates / revise the itinerary before or during the trip. Any additional cost incurred due to the above-mentioned reasons will have to be borne by the traveller himself. There shall be no refund to the traveller under Force Majeure Events.
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IF YOU WANT TO CHANGE YOUR ADVENTURE HOLIDAY PLAN
After you make full or partial payment, if you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way (e.g. your chosen departure date or accommodation), we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes must be in writing from the person who made the booking. All cost incurred due to amendment will be borne by the traveller himself.