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Visit to gangtok in 3rd week of September

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Visit to gangtok in 3rd week of September


We(2 adults) will reach gangtok on 21st Sep'13 by afternoon. Planning to visit north sikkim places like lachung, lachen from 23rd Sep to 25th Sep. We have return ticket on 26th Sep. First of all, I would like to know whether this would be right time to visit lachen-lachung?

If yes, Can you plz suggest an iterinary for 5N/6D trip for gangtok-lachen-lachung-gangtok with sightseeing details?

Also, is there any possibility to see snow at any of the locations in lachen and lachung?


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1. Re: Visit to gangtok in 3rd week of September

Parijat_2000 ,

Not a very good time to visit North Sikkim in the month of February , Actually post february aftermonsoon the road condition is not good. after earhquake around 2011 the road got damaged and till it is not in good shape , so september is not advisable.

hopefully chances of snow is 5-10% , i weather is bad than you may get snow , but possibilities is very low. you can get snow at yumsedong (but not sure.), but there is no chance to get snow at lachung lachen . (100%confirm and negative in this issue .) .

In terms of weather it will fine , expect occasional rain but it not hamper your tour. moderate cold but take precaution for child. for adult a full sweater is ok ,lachen or lachung may get much colder than gangtok but it is comfortable to all . expect cloudy weather 20-30%.

Your plan - Day one - Gangtok

Day Two - Gangtok to lachen. Overnight Lachen.

Day Three - Lachen to Gurudongmer and back to Lachung .Overnight lachung .

Day four - Visit yumthang , zero point and back to gangtok .

Day five - gangtok Local sightseeing .

Day six - gangtok to Bagdogra .

Note don't prebook northsikkim that is lachen lachung package , reach gangtok than enquire about road condition , than book and proceed

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2. Re: Visit to gangtok in 3rd week of September

sumit_basu ,

3 night not require for kaluk. 2 night sufficient . one night you can spent at ravangla or yoksum. Or there is a place called "BIKASTHANG" near kaluk , if possible spent one night there . i am not advise to visit Sikkim specially in the month of december with 1 year baby. kaluk is to cold .if you plan, plan this way ..

day - 1 kaluk

day 2 - kaluk

day 3 - pelling

day 4 - pelling / yoksum .

day 5 - pelling / yoksum to ravangla / borong

day 6 - rvangla to gangtok

day 7 - gangtok

day 8 - gangtok to njp via namchi ..

But till i am not advice to visit sikkim with 1years baby specially month of december .

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