Sillerygaon Aritar Dzuluk Tour

Sillery Gaon, Zuluk, Reshikhola, Aritar

Overview

Silk Route Tour Package 5 nights 6 days: Are you looking for a tour plan which is short but covers most of the Silk Route? If yes, this 5 Nights 6 Days Tour Plan is for you. With this customizable tour plan, you will get a chance to witness all the major sightseeing places of silk route while being accommodated at Silleygaon, Reshikhola, Zuluk and Aritar.
Even though this tour itinerary is brilliantly designed by our Travel Experts, it can be customized completely as per your liking and preferences.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • You will be accommodated at Silleygaon, Reshikhola, Zuluk and Aritar.
  • Get a majestic view of Kanchenjunga from Sillery Gaon, Thambi viewpoint.
  • Get transferred to Reshikhola via Pedong. Visit Pedong Monastery, Damsung Fort.
  • Have a thrilling journey towards Zuluk via Rongli, Lingtham, Quokhola Waterfalls and Padamchen.
  • Full day sightseeing at Zuluk covering Ganek Viewpoint, Gnathang, Old Baba Mandir, Kupup Lake.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Transfer to Sillery Gaon

From your preferred pick-up points like NJP or Bagdogra airport, you will be received and then will be transferred to Sillery Gaon. Sillerygaon is a mesmerizing abode situated at an elevation of 6000 feet and approximately 25 km away from the main town of Kalimpong. The village provides a soothing view of the snow-peaked Mt. Kanchenjunga.

Reach Sillerygaon after covering approximately 94 km. Freshen up at the room of the homestay and take rest. Rest of the day is all yours to explore the tourist attractions in and around the village. Spend the evening at leisure with your dear ones. Overnight stay at Sillery Gaon

Day 2

Transfer to Reshikhola via Pedong

After having a light breakfast, check out from the homestay as you will be driven towards Reshikhola via Pedong. Reshikhola, situated at an elevation of 2000 feet, is a hilly settlement offers a splendid vista of the mountain peaks and the surrounding valley. Being beside the bank of shimmering river Reshi, Rishikhola with its serene ambience proves to be an ideal weekend destination you will definitely love visiting.

On the way to Reshikhola, stop at Pedong. Pedong is fascinating abode in the silk route region which is full of sightseeing attractions. First explore Pedong Monastery which is an ancient Buddhist Temple dedicated to Lord Buddha. Visit Damsung Fort next. It is an ancient fort now in ruins.
After reaching Reshikhola, check into the homestay. You are free for the rest of the day to wander around the village. Finally, have after a delicious dinner overnight stay at Reshikhola.

Day 3

Transfer to Zuluk

Check out from the homestay after a light breakfast to proceed to Zuluk. The hamlet is truly a piece of paradise with its swirling roads and breathtaking view of the mighty Himalayan Peaks. On the way, visit Rongli, Lingtham, Quokhola Waterfalls and Padamchen respectively. First witness Quokhola Falls, a 100 feet waterfall where the cascading water makes a captivating natural sound. Visit Rongli next, a village enclosed by lush greenery and daunting Himalaya. Moreover, the sparkling Rongpo river cutting through the valley of Rongli makes it a scenic paradise.

Visit Lingtham, an attractive village situated at an altitude of 5000 feet above the sea level. Relish the beauty of the snaking Bakhuter Khola River, charming weather of the valley and also the two splendid monasteries nearby. You will also be visiting Padamchen, a hilly settlement just about 4 km away from Zuluk. Soak the charming weather, walk through the lush alpine forest, witness several Himalayan birds and behold a jaw-dropping view of the Mt. Kanchenjunga.

Reach your desired homestay at Zuluk after a journey of 2 hours and covering a road distance of 46 km. You are free for the rest of the day to wander around the village. In the evening, witness an unforgettable sunset which makes the sky look crimson. Finally, after a delicious dinner, overnight stay at Zuluk.

Day 4

Full Day Sightseeing at Zuluk

Most of the attractions of Zuluk will be explored today in this Silk Route Tour Package 5n 6d. At dawn, proceed to Ganek View Point at Lungthung to catch a scenic sunrise looming over the mountain peaks. Later, visit Thambi View Point. Situated at an elevation of 11000 feet, it is a picture-perfect place to catch an intense panoramic view of the surrounding area. You will be going to explore Gnathang next. Situated at an altitude of 13500 ft. the valley of Gnathang provides a soothing ambience and astonishing panoramic view of the entire area which are going to be a treat to your mind and soul.

Visit Old Baba Mandir too. It is a shrine solely dedicated to the memory of Baba Harbhajan Singh, a mighty Indian Soldier. You will also be visiting Kupup Lake which is settled at an altitude of 13069 feet. You can stroll around this green emerald lake while enjoying the cool breeze along with the complete serenity of nature.
After sightseeing, drive back to the homestay. Spend the evening at leisure while listening to the song of the cricket. Overnight stay at Zuluk.

Day 5

Transfer and Sightseeing at Aritar

In this Silk Route Tour Package for 5n 6d, you will be transferred to Aritar today. Aritar is another alluring hamlet in the silk route region. Cover approximately 42 km to reach the hamlet within 2 hours. After some rest at the hotel, proceed for sightseeing in and around Aritar.

Visit Aritar Lake or Lampokhari Lake, one of the captivated lakes in the entire Sikkim. Covered with Luxuriant forest all around, the lake offers a placid ambience a traveller usually wants. Moreover, you can trek to visit Aritar Gumpa, a Buddhist monastery known for its jaw dropping architecture and the fascinating view of the surrounding. The nearby religious sites like Mankhim Temple and Rai Temple can also be visited.

After the sightseeing, drive back to the homestay again. Spend the entire evening at leisure with your near ones. You will be served a delicious dinner. Finally, spend the night here at Aritar.

Day 6

Drop at Bagdogra Airport or NJP

After having a delicious breakfast, check out from the hotel as you will be driven back towards NJP or Bagdogra Airport. Bid adieu to this alluring settlement and reach your desired station within 4 hours. Finally, Silk Route Tour Package for 5n 6d ends with countless sweet memories.

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

No, it is not advisable for elderly people and infants to travel to Silkroute. As most of the places are located at higher altitudes say 13000ft to 14000ft approx, which might be difficult for senior citizens and infants to get accustomed with.
Except for Monsoon, Silkroute can be visited any time of the year. Every season has its own merits. During the summers the valleys are covered with different flowers and it’s a visual treat to your eyes. Whereas winters are the best time to enjoy snowfall but if one is not accustomed to bone chilling cold, then winter season should be avoided.
New Jalpaiguri station is the nearest railway station to reach Silkroute. Most of the cities are well connected with NJP station. If you are travelling by air, you have to reach Bagdogra Airport from where local vehicles are taken to reach Silkroute.