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Sikkim Biking Holiday
14 Nights/ 15 Days

SKETCH ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

Day 02: Delhi –Baghdogra - Kalimpong

Day 03: Kalimpong-Rangpo

Day 04: Rangpo - Martam Village

Day 05: Martam Village - Gangtok

Day 06: Gangtok - Ravangla

Day 07: Ravangla - Pelling

Day 08: Pelling - Yuksom

Day 09: Yuksom - Rinchenpong

Day 10: Rinchenpong - Darjeeling

Day 11: In Darjeeling

Day 12: Darjeeling – Bagdogra -  Delhi

Day 13: Delhi – Agra - Delhi

Day 14: In Delhi

Day 15: Fly back home

Steep Mountains

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrive Delhi

Arrive at Delhi, transfer to the hotel, over night in  hotel .

 

Day 02: Delhi –Baghdogra - Kalimpong

Morning after breakfast transfer to the airport to board the flight for Bagdogra, arrive Bagdogra meet the assistance and further drive to Kalimpong 60 kms three hours drive, check in hotel .Evening Sightseeing & Local market, over night in Hotel.

 

 

Day 03: Kalimpong-Rangpo

Morning after breakfast  visit the monastery ,then back to the hotel and start the biking  to Rampoo.  Rumpoo is border of Sikkim and the passport’s will be checked there. The road is motor-able, it is around 50 kms and will take four and half hours. Over night in hotel.

 

 Day 04: Rangpo to Martam Village

Biking from Rumpoo to Martham. Martam is a small &  beautiful village  The trail goes through up and down ride through the paddy fields. Martam is beautiful place and is away from the hustle and busy market. On the way to Martam we will visit Rumtek Monastery, which is one of the main monastery of Sikkim, Rumtek monastery is the seat of the Gyalwa Karmapa, the head of the Kagyu-pa order of Tibetan buddhism. The order was founded in 11th century Lama Marpa the disciple of Indian Guru Narupa, later split into several sub sects. The most important are Druk-pa, Kagyu-pa, and karma-pa. The main monastery is the recent structure is made by Gyalwa Karma-pa in strict accordance with traditional designs of Tibet. Over night in the Hotel.

 

Day 05: Martam Village to Gangtok

Morning after breakfast Drive/Bike for the sightseeing of the capital of Sikkim, Gangtok (which means Hill top), occupies the west side of the long ridge flanking the  Ranipool river. You can have an excellent view of Kanchenjunga range. Gangtok only became capital on 1800. Previous capital was Yuksum and Rabdentse. The town has gone in rapid modernization in recent years. Overnight in hotel.

 

 

Day 06: Gangtok to Ravangla

Morning after breakfast start biking from Gangtok to  Ravangla 60Kms. Via Sightham. Ravangla is reminiscent of a town from the wild west, is a sleepy hamlet at about a height of 2100 m. The town ship comes alive during  the Pang Lhabsol festivities when the spectacular warrior dance is performed at the Monastery by the locals. Over night in Hotel.

 

Day 07: Ravangla to Pelling

Morning after breakfast start biking from  Ravangla to Pelling, via Kewzing, Legship, Geyzing,  65 kms  7 hrs Biking. On arrival in Pelling check in hotel, after wash up and change proceed for sightseeing of Pemayangtse Monastery. Overnight in hotel.

 

 

Day 08: Pelling to Yuksom

Morning after breakfast start biking for Yuksum, 35 kms, 5 hrs. en route visit  Khecheopari Lake which is after 13 kms all down then on let side near Rimbi more 11 kms to the holy Lake and for Yuksom same rout back to Rimbi, then further 19kms to the Yuksom. The mountain ranges of West Sikkim are also famous for their placid, sacred lakes .West Sikkim is considered as one of the most enchanting and sacred places in the Eastern Himalayas and for its majestic beauty it is truly called as the “small haven on the earth”. Overnight in hotel.

 

Day 09: Yuksom to Rinchenpong

After breakfast start biking from Yuksom towards Rinchenpong. It is at a distance of 60 kms & will take us around 4 to 5 hrs of biking. It is an area which is just in the developing stage and not many tourists are there, which adds to the beauty of the place. We can later visit the beautiful Rinchenpong Monastry. The panoramic view from here of the mountain range is wonderful, it quite different what we normally see from other places of Sikkim. Overnight Hotel.

 

Day 10: Rinchenpong to Darjeeling: via Legship & Jorthang.

Morning  after  breakfast start biking from Rinchenpong to Darjeeling Via Legship and Jorthang.

We will bike till Jorthang which is around 45 kms  & will take us 4-5 biking hrs, mostly it is all  downhill. After that there we will have our pick transport waiting at Jorthang and we will drive to Darjeeling , its around 21 kms, all uphill. Overnight in hotel.

 

 

Day 11: In Darjeeling

Early morning at 4 A.M we will drive for tiger hill for Sun rise to see the Grand view of mountain range.

 

 

Day 12.: Darjeeling to Bagdogra & further to Delhi

Early morning after breakfast, drive to Bagdogra, to board flight for Delhi. On arrival in Delhi transfer to the hotel for over night.

 

Day 13: Delhi – Agra - Delhi

Same day return trip to Agra by train.

The train departs Delhi at 0615 hrs and arrives Agra 0812 hrs and then in the evening it departs Agra at 2030 hrs and arrives back in Delhi at 2230 hrs. (train timings are subject to change with or without notice from Railways). We will do the sightseeing of the marvelous Taj Mahal, the Agra Fort, Itima-u-Daula and Fatehpur Sikri. Overnight Hotel in Delhi.

 

 

Day 14: Delhi S/S & out to overseas.

Morning after breakfast sightseeing of Delhi, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan/Presidents House, Sansad Bhawan /Parliament House. After sightseeing, transfer to Airport to board the flight to Over Seas. No Hotel this night.

 

Day 15: Arrive Back

  

 

NOTE :

Taj Mahal is closed on all Fridays.