Sikkim Backpacking

Sikkim Backpacking




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With its unique culture and natural landscape, Sikkim is a picture of perfection and pristine purity. Explore sikkim with wandering souls and this road trip will take you on a journey through the most picturesque parts of this amazing mountain state to touch the heart.

Wander through the Himalayan Kingdom of Sikkim with a group of roaming spirits. Explore unspoiled natural landscapes and small towns brimming with culture and heritage.

Travel suggestions:

  • Ensure that you land/arrive into Bagdogra latest by 11 am as we will depart from the airport by 11.30 am on Day 1
  • Take a flight/train post 11.30 am on Day 8

Please Note : Booking refundable air tickets through reputable platforms like Make My Trip or Yatra Portal is indeed a wise choice, especially for flexibility in travel plans. It's important to prioritize peace of mind, particularly in the face of potential last-minute changes or cancellations.


  • Per Person - ₹29,999/-
  • Per Person with Direct Flights (Ex-Mumbai) - ₹55,499/-


  • Airport Transfers
  • Internal travel during the trip
  • Stay in comfortable, clean and hygienic triple sharing accommodation / home stays
  • Breakfast - Day 2 to Day 8, Dinner - Day 1 to Day 7
  • Entrance fees to all places listed in the itinerary
  • All permits
  • Post & Pre-Trip Support
  • Memories of a lifetime
  • Lunch on all days , Breakfast on day 1 & Dinner on Day 8
  • Any shopping or personal expense
  • Nathula Pass & Zero Point Permit
  • Tips to hotel/camp staff and driver
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Tour Plan

Day 1 - Bagdogra Airport to Gangtok | Overnight at Gangtok

Reach Bagdogra airport latest by 12.00 pm. After a brief introduction, we will move towards Gangtok (5,500 ft.). The route is scenic, diverse and offers numerous photo-ops. On arrival Check-in to hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

Day 2 - Gangtok – Lachen | Overnight at Lachen

After a full and healthy breakfast, check out from hotel with limited luggage. Proceed to Lachen and explore the beauty of North Sikkim which will be on your way. Take a break for some beautiful spots, which are worth seeing and visiting even if you don’t have much time in hand, The Confluence of Lachen Chu (River) & Lachung Chu (River) and Vimala falls water falls on your way to Lachen. Afterwards check into your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at Lachen.

Please Note: If the path to Lachen, Gurudongmar lake is closed, fear not! We've got a captivating alternative waiting for you along the Silk Route

Day 3 - Lachen – Chopta Valley – Gurudongmar Lake – Lachung | Overnight at Lachung

Drive to Chopta valley and enjoy your view of the frozen river along the way. It is a surreal experience with its ice-covered frozen bodies of water and mountain peaks in the distance. After an hour drive, you will be able to reach Gurudongmar Lake, which is one of the highest and biggest freshwater lake in Sikkim. Return to Hotel for Lunch & drive to Lachung (8,700 ft.). Arrive by evening. Dinner & Overnight stay at Lachung.

Day 4 - Lachung – Yumthang Valley Excursion | Overnight at Gangtok

After breakfast proceed to Yumthang Valley which is Known as Valley of Flowers (12,000 ft. Known as Valley of Flowers). We will also visit the Zero Point which stands at an altitude of 15,300 ft.  After reaching here, there are no civilian roads beyond and that is why it is called Zero Point. On the way back, visit Hot Spring considered to have medicinal properties. Lunch at hotel in Lachung. After lunch visit Handicraft Centre & Lachung Monastery. Later drive back to Gangtok, In the evening arrive at Gangtok and check into the hotel.

Day 5 - Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir | Overnight at Gangtok

Start the day by getting ready for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir. From Gangtok, it’s a 55 km drive. You’ll also get to see gorgeous views of mountains on the way up! The second leg of your journey will be in the high altitudes at Baba Mandir, which is certainly worth a visit. We then visit Nathula Pass (at own cost). Explore the market in the evening before returning to your hotel

Day 6 - Exploring Namchi and Ravangla | Overnight at Pelling

Post-breakfast, our journey today includes a delightful tour of Namchi and Ravangla's most captivating sights. After soaking in the beauty and cultural richness of these locations, we'll make our way to Pelling, where we will spend the night.

Day 7 - Pelling Sightseeing | Overnight at Pelling

Pelling, a charming hill station in West Sikkim, India, sits at an elevation of 2,150 meters (7,200 feet) and is 10 km from Geyzing and 131 km from Gangtok. Our exploration in Pelling encompasses visiting serene local monasteries and engaging with the natural beauty of the area. A highlight of our tour will be the Pelling Sky Walk and the magnificent Chenrezig Statue. This 137 feet statue of Chenrezig (Avalokitesvara) alongside a glass Sky Walk offers an unparalleled experience. Opened in November 2018, this attraction has since drawn numerous visitors for its unique blend of spirituality and panoramic views. Our day concludes with an overnight stay in Pelling, amidst its tranquil surroundings.

Day 8 - Pelling– Bagdogra Airport

Like all the good things this trip must also come to an end. We leave early morning around 4.30am from Pelling. Say your goodbyes, this brings us to the end of an EPIC adventure and beginning of an era of travel stories with Wandering souls. Come back for more and more.

Calendar & Prices

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellation done by participant prior to 45 days of the Event, 10% of the advance amount will be deducted
  • If cancellation done by participant prior to 30 days of the Event, 50% of the advance amount will be deducted
  • If cancellation done by participant between 15 to 30 days of the Event, 100% of advance amount will be deducted
  • If cancellation done by participant between 7 to 15 days of the Event, 50% of whole trip amount will be deducted
  • If cancellation done by participant within 7 days of the Event, 100% of whole trip amount will be deducted

Payment Terms

Payment Options:

  • UPI - wsouls@ybl
  • NEFT - A/C No.: 046110100000183 || IFSC: NKGS0000046 || A/c Name: Wandering Souls || Type: Current || Branch: NKGSB NERUL, NEW BOMBAY
  • Online through payment gateway - Click Book Now (3.5% transaction charges)

Payment Terms:

    • You can book you seat by paying ₹7500 advance
    • The remaining amount has to be paid 2 weeks before the trip start date


  • Any additional expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like cancellation/ roadblocks/landslides/strike or any other natural causes out of human control or any emergency evacuation expenses will be borne by the travellers
  • In case of cancellation of any event due to reasons beyond control (like Natural calamities, riots, political uncertainty, public transport failure etc.), refund shall be payable with respect to the given refund norms.
  • Wandering Souls will not be responsible for any losses incurred for any train/air/bus/taxi bookings, hotel bookings or extension to the camp done by clients/participants


Can I come alone?
Yes, many of our participants are solo travellers.

Is it safe for a female solo traveller?
It is completely safe for a female solo traveller as our representatives will be there with you all the time. Moreover, most of our events have 60% female participation.

What if I have a medical emergency?
We will carry first aid kit with us. The coordinators will be first aid certified. If the problem increases, we will quickly get you to closest medical attention possible.

How will you contact me once I register?
We will be mailing you the details once you register. We will also create a WhatsApp group a 2 weeks before the trip

What is the stay like in Sikkim Backpacking Trip?
Stay in comfortable, clean and hygienic triple sharing accommodation / homestays.
Please Note: Most of the hotels in this area provide MATTRESS / ROLL OVERS instead of Extra Bed.

In this area, most of the hotels do not have lifts. The guest has to climb stairs to reach their allotted rooms. If in case your guest has a Breathing Problem, Knee Problem, Blood Pressure, or a Heart Problem, we request you to inform us before making any booking. So that we can put a request to the hotel well in advance before the hotel confirms or allot you the rooms. THE GUEST HAS TO BEAR THE DIFFERENCE OF COST IF ANY ARRISING DUE TO THIS REASON.

Would I get cellular connectivity in Sikkim?
Yes, you will get cellular connectivity in Sikkim

What type of food will I get in Sikkim?
We will be having our Breakfast & Dinner at our stays. Lunches we will have locally during our road trip and sightseeing trips.

What kind of clothing we need to carry for this trip to Sikkim?
Comfortable clothing with some winter wear as it could get cold. A detailed list will be mailed to you.

What is the group size for Sikkim Trip?
The group size will be between 6 – 16 Trippers

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