Kalimpong Silk Route Tour Package

Kalimpong, Mankhim, Phadamchen, Sillery Gaon

Overview

Nestled in the lap of Eastern Himalaya, Silk Route is certainly one of the best and captivating tourist places to visit because of its mighty Himalayan range, beautiful valleys, and luxuriant forest. On the other hand, Kalimpong is another adjacent settlement, can be explored with Silk Route tour. With our Kalimpong Silk Route Tour Package 5 Nights 6 Days, let’s visit Kalimpong, Sillery Gaon, Padamchen, Zuluk, Mankhim, etc and their prominent sightseeing places which are enough to make your Silk Route Trip quite memorable.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore Kalimpong. Visit Durpin Dara Monastery, Cactus Nursery to see various kinds of cactus plantations, Hanuman Mandir, Dello Hills.
  • Visit Padamchen and sightseeing places like Rongli, Lingtham, Quokhola Waterfalls and Nimachen.
  • Visit New Baba Mandir, Old Baba Mandir, Kupup Lake, Lungthung, Nathang Valley.
  • Explore Mankhim near Dalapchand to catch a stunning view of Kanchenjunga.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Transfer to Kalimpong

On arrival at Bagdogra Airport or NJP, you will first get to know our smiling representative. After, the greeting process, proceed to Kalimpong. Sited in the Himalayan foothills of West Bengal, Kalimpong is a bustling town, a traveller's first choice to visit during their tour to Silk route. The jaw-dropping view of the mountain peaks, numerous blooming flowers and a plethora of ancient architectures of Kalimpong captivate tourists towards it.

Reach your predestined accommodation covering a road distance of 72 km. After being fresh, stroll around the town. Evening at leisure and finally, overnight stay at Kalimpong.

Day 2

Kalimpong Local Sightseeing and Transfer to Sillery Gaon

The next day morning wake up early, have breakfast and get ready to have a mesmerizing local sightseeing excursion in Kalimpong. Visit Durpin Dara Hills and its Tibetan Monastery. From the higher terrace of this Buddhist Monastery, you will witness a breath-taking view of the entire Kalimpong Town, Teesta and Reang Rivers flowing along with the mighty Kanchenjunga peak in the backdrop. Visit Cactus Nursery to see various kinds of cactus plantations and several other ornamental plants.

Later, visit Mangal Dham, an exquisite temple complex built in the memory of Guruji Mangal Dasji and solely dedicated to Lord Krishna. Dr Graham's Home was constructed by Dr J A Graham in the year of 1900 as an orphanage cum school for the poverty-stricken Anglo-Indian children. Walk around it to relish the beauty of the school from outside.

visit Deolo Hills next and have lunch on the way. Deolo Hills is vast stretch lush parkland covering across 8 acres with trimmed flower gardens and several viewpoints offering an astonishing view of Kanchenjunga. Hanuman Mandir rested on the hillside of Kalimpong is the next destination to visit. Hike towards this temple to get a stunning view of the Himalayan Peaks. On a sunny day, the state of Sikkim and the surrounding landscapes of lava and Kafer hills are also clearly visible. After sightseeing, you will be transferred to Sillerygaon. It is a pristine village situated at an elevation of 6000 feet and just 25 km driving distance way from Kalimpong. Usually known for offering a majestic view of the mighty Kanchenjunga as well as the other Himalayan Peaks. you will reach this fascinating hamlet within 2 hours. Upon reaching, check into the resort and freshen up. In the rest of the day, you are free to relax. Finally, overnight stay at Sillerygaon.

Day 3

Transfer to Padamchen

Wake up early to have breakfast and get ready as you are being transferred to Padamchen, one of the captivating hamlets in the entire Silk Route region and just about 45 km away from Sillery Gaon. On the way to this serene hamlet, visit other truly attractive sightseeing places like Rongli, Lingtham, Quokhola Waterfalls and Nimachen. Nestled in the bank of Rangpo River, Rongli is a pictorial village in the Eastern Sikkim from where you need to collect ILP (Inner Line Permit) to enter Silkroute.

After adorning the beauty of the jaw-dropping view of the snow-peaked mountains at Lingtham and witnessing the cascading water of Quokhola Falls, resume your journey again towards Padamchen. Upon reaching your predestined homestay, you can either relax in the room or wander around the village. Finally, after being served a delicious dinner, spend the night here at Padamchen.

Day 4

Zuluk Sightseeing Excursion

Wake up early in the morning as it is the day to have a short excursion to Zuluk. First, visit The Thambi View Pont. Situated at an altitude of 11000 ft, Thampi gives a chance to catch a glimpse of a majestic looming over the snow-peaked mountains. Your next destination is none other than the iconic Gnathang Valley which is situated at an elevation of 13500 ft, idle for having a panoramic view of the surrounding. The nearby temple and a Buddhist Monastery can also be explored if you want.

Later proceed to visit Jelep La, a breathtaking Pass located at an altitude of 13, 999 feet. However, one the way, stop to visit Old Baba Mandir, a magnificent temple built in the memory of a great Indian Soldier Baba Harbhajan Singh. You will also be taken to witness a breathtaking Lake named Kupup which is located at an altitude of 13069 feet. This green emerald lake is assuredly a piece of paradise due to its scenic surrounding and peaceful ambience. After exploring all these sightseeing places, return back to your homestay and fresh yourself up. Spend the evening at leisure with your near ones or by reading your favourite novel. Finally, overnight stay at Padamchen.

Day 5

Transfer to Mankhim

On day 5 of this Kalimpong Silk Route Tour Package, you will be transferred to Mankhim. Hence, wake up early, have breakfast and check out from the hotel to be driven towards Mankhim, a scenic hilltop village near Dalapchand. It is a perfect viewpoint to catch a glimpse of the stunning view of Kanchenjunga and other Himalayan Peaks. On a clear day, the iconic Lampokhari Lake is also visible from here.

Reach the homestay at Mankhim after covering approx. 47 km of journey distance within 3 hours. Now freshen up and have some rest. The evening can be spent by reading your favourite novel or listening to ancient legends from the locals. Overnight stay at Mankhim.

Day 6

Transfer to Bagdogra Airport or NJP

Bid adieu to the captivating Sikkim as well as to the ever-smiling villagers of Silk Route. Have early morning breakfast, check out from the hotel and cover approx. 112 km of road distance to reach Bagdogra or NJP within 4 hours. Finally, the 5 Nights 6 Days Kalimpong Silk Route Tour Package ends with a plethora of sweet memories which are worth cherishing forever.

Tour Ends

Included/Exclude

  • Pick-up & Drop- NJP or Bagdogra.
  • Reserved vehicle for transfer and sightseeing.
  • Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Experienced driver cum guide.
  • Accommodation for 5 Nights.
  • Accommodation Type- Homestay.
  • Meals- Breakfast, lunch, snacks & dinner.
  • Permits & Taxes.
  • Entrance fees at sightseeing places.
  • Additional sightseeing charges.
  • Room heater, mineral water, etc.
  • Personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips, portage, camera fees etc.
  • Any other not mentioned in Inclusions.

FAQs

Old Silkroute is located in the eastern part of Sikkim and it is popular among tourists for its scenic beauty and breathtaking views of Mt. Kanchenjunga. Apart from its excellent beauty, the place also has history connected with it. In the past, Silkroute was used for trade between Asia, Africa, and Europe.
This package includes most of the important places to visit in Silkroute such as Zuluk, Old Baba Mandir, Pdagamchen, Mankhim, etc. along with Kalimpong. Apart from Sightseeing, you will get a chance to catch a glimpse of snow-capped mountains during sunrise which will make your tour memorable. Also, you can try boating at the famous Lampokhari Lake which is an experience that you will not get anywhere else.
No, it is not advisable to visit Silkroute in the monsoon period as the entire region gets blocked due to landslides. Silkroute tour must be planned during the months of Mar to May as the weather becomes quite soothing in this period.