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Sikkim

8 Days / 7 Nights 
Nov 28 - Dec 5, 2021

Fully Booked

Sikkim is also called as India’s Hidden Paradise for many reasons. Nestled in the foothills of eastern Himalayas and endowed with beautiful landscape and unique culture, Sikkim is a picture of perfection and pristine purity. From snow-covered mountain peaks, frozen high-altitude lakes, colorful & touristy cities to extreme adventure sports, Sikkim has a lot to offer for all the travel addicts.

Key Information

  • Skill level : Intermediate (touring experience mandatory)

  • Total Distance : 800 kms

  • Terrain : 80% asphalt & 20% off-road

  • Daily rides : 180 kms approx

  • Duration : 8 days (6 days of riding)

  • Accommodation types : Hotel rooms / Guest houses

  • Ride Start & End : Gangtok

 

Tour Highlights

  • Ride starts and ends in Gangtok

  • Conquer one of the highest lakes in the world - Gurudongmar Lake (5,430m / 17,800 ft)

  • Visit the famous Nathula pass along the Indo-China border 

  • Enjoy a Yak ride by the Tsomgo Lake

  • Take a selfie at the last outpost of Civilization - Zero point

  • Yumthang valley excursion - Valley of flowers

  • Visit the Seven Sisters waterfalls

 

Route & Ride plan

 

Day 1. Arrive at Gangtok, Sikkim

Check-in to hotel in Gangtok.

 

Day 2. Gangtok - Local sightseeing

Pick up the bikes and head out for local sightseeing in and around Gangtok. Choose from a variety of spots like Gangtok Ropeway, Tashi View point, MG Marg, Ban Jhakri Falls etc

 

Day 3. Gangtok to Lachen (125 Kms)

Ride / Drive to one of the most beautiful and scarcely populated towns of Sikkim. Singhik view point, Seven Sisters waterfalls & Naga waterfalls are some of the sights on the way to Lachen.

 

Day 4. Lachen - Lachung (180 Kms)

Wake up early and head put to the high-altitude Gurudongmar lake which is sacred to Hindus, Buddhists and Sikhs. Enjoy the view of the snow-covered peaks from close to the Tibet border. Then head back via Chopta valley and Thangu to reach the hotel in Lachung by sunset.

 

Day 5. Lachung - Yumthang - Gangtok (215 Kms)

Ride to Yumthang valley aka Valley of flowers which is located at an altitude of 11,800 ft and happens to be the grazing ground for Yaks in Summer. Few other interesting spots in this region are Bheema falls and Hot springs. At additional cost, a short trip to Zero point which is at an altitude of 15,300ft and very close to the China border can be arranged. 

 

Day 6. Gangtok - Nathang (75 Kms)

This day we first visit the Tsomgo Lake where one can take a ride on colorfully decorated Yaks, followed by a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir which is dedicated to a former Indian Soldier. Later visit the Nathula pass which was part of the older Silk Route and climb the steps to Indo-China border. 

 

Day 7. Nathang - Zuluk - Gangtok (120 Kms) 

Ride the challenging 32 hair-pin bends on the serpentine road to Zuluk and enjoy the scenic landscape from Thambi View point. This will be the last leg of the adventure as we head back to the hotel in Gangtok.

 

Day 8. Gangtok - Bhagdogra Airport

Like all good things, this day brings the end of the tour. Check-out from the hotel after breakfast and take the shuttle to the Bhagdogra airport in West Bengal.

What's Included?

  • Overnights stay in rooms on double/triple sharing basis in carefully selected quality hotels or Guesthouses

  • Meals: Dinner & Breakfast 

  • 2021 model - Royal Enfield Himalayan BS6 motorcycle with fuel

  • Backup support vehicle to carry your luggage 

  • Mechanic support

  • One experienced English-speaking Ride captain

  • All permits & parking fees

  • Airport shuttle from Bhagdogra Airport/ NJP railway station, WB to Gangtok available at additional cost

 

Exclusions

  • Airfare, Train or Bus fare to reach Siliguri, WB.

  • Cost of Lunch is not included

  • Breakfast on Day 1 & Dinner on Day 8

  • Any expenses incurred due to unforeseen circumstances due to natural calamities or geopolitical situations

  • Any motorcycle parts damage during the ride 

  • All services not mentioned as included and all items of a personal nature 

  • Alcoholic beverages 

  • Travel / Medical insurance (cover against cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation, in the event of accident or illness).

  • Tips of any nature

 

Safety & Precautions

This tour will take you through mind-blowing landscapes and there is also the excitement of riding a motorcycle in such inhospitable terrains and treacherous roads. Since we will be traveling in very high altitudes on multiple occasions and riding in border areas, it is mandatory to follow the safety precautions set by the organizers for your own safety.