New bus stand/Taxi stand, Near to SBI bank, Kalimpong, India
Far from the madding crowd, there are places where you can experience nature’s true temperament. The tall trees, the mountain peaks, sunrays enriching the beauty of the snow, mountainous birds chirping over the trees, streams of rivers flowing at the bottom are the natural beauties that could enhance your travel spree. “Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is reached.” If you have a goal of exploring destinations on the top of hills, plan your trip with us now. The 6 Days – 5 Night Silk Route tour can rejuvenate your body, mind, and soul with the magnificence of nature..
New Jalpaiguri (NJP), Sillery Gaon, Rishikhola, Zuluk, Aritar
Day -1: New Jalpaiguri (NJP) – Sillery Gaon
Reach NJP and our representative will meet you. He will drive you to Sillery Gaon that is some 95 KMs from NJP that will take approximately 4 Hrs. Sillery Gaon is a small village in the Kalimpong district and is about 6000 ft from the sea level. Stay in this village in the hotel rooms overnight, relax and enjoy the beauty of Himalaya through your lenses. The Tinchuley viewpoint, Damsang Fort and Ramitey near Sillery Gaon are the main attractions.|
In this trip, you can enjoy Rishikhola on your second day. Start after breakfast to reach Rishikhola. It is a perfect spot to experience the scenic beauty in the Kalimpong subdivision. Completing 2nd night here, you have to move to Zuluk the very next day.
Spending time on the bank of Reshi River is amazing. Bonfire and light barbecue can add hot flavors to it. Taking a bath in the river water can be a different experience. Options of trekking and rock climbing are available here. Staying in tents or cottages here and enjoying the moonlight romance is what enriches your adventurous soul.|
Day 3: Zuluk – 1st Night
It takes roughly 1 hour from Rishikhola to Zuluk which is 53 Km. Finish your breakfast in Rishikhola and reach Zuluk or Dzuluk to explore the primeval charm of the place. This peaceful place is at an altitude of 10,000 ft above the sea level. The Indo-China borders, the Old Silk Route are some of the historic attractions for you. The zigzag roads with the panoramic view will baffle you whether to stay here permanently or plan for revisiting it. Reach at the Sunrise point or Ganek View Point before 4.30 AM to behold the astonishing beauty of sunrise covering Mount Kanchenjunga with a reddish tinge of color. Visit Nag Temple and Thambi View Point while moving uphill for the Old Silk Route. You can also have a look at Lungthung, which is over a mountain ridge and not uphill. You will get some light refreshment here and then you will be taken to Tukla Valley, which is a historic battlefield. Visit Kalapokhari, Old Baba Mandir, Four Lake Point, Memencho Lake, Jelep-La Pass View to reach Kupup. Here the Elephant Lake and the World’s highest Golf course, the Yak Golf Course at 13,025 ft as well as the Ice Hockey ground are significant for visitors.|
Day 4: Zuluk 2nd Night
2nd day in Zuluk is meant for diverse activities of your choice and that includes riding the mountains, taking a stroll through the forest areas, fishing, yak ride, trekking, enjoying the snow golf or simply to relish the local delicacies throughout the day and take ample rest overnight to restore more energy for the next day.|
Day 5: Aritar
Have breakfast at Zuluk and proceed towards Aritar Lake which is 103 KMs away and it takes approximately 2 Hrs. The places to visit in Aritar are Lampokhari Lake, Aritar Gumpa, Dak Bungalow, Hattipailay Village, Mangkhim Temple, Lungchok Valley, Parbateyswar Shivalaya Temple, Kalikhola falls, Changey falls, Love Dara, Nirmal Dham, etc. Relax fully amidst the altitudinal calmness on the last night of the trip. Next day come back to NJP to conclude the trip.
Lodging Fooding (Non-Veg – APAI) Mention Sightseeing. Pick up and drop – NJP
Packaged Drinking Water Soft Drinks Alcoholic Beverage Which is not mentioned in the package includes.