Gangtok Sikkim : Travel Discussion

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Shweta Sinha (not verified)
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We are a group of 14 people. reaching NJP on 25th. we are going to kalimpong, lava, pedong, yunthang. We have our return ticket from NJP on 2nd June.

Can you tell me a travel agent who can provide a suitable vehicle for 14 passengers (Tempo Traveller) from NJP. and also an iterinary for the trip.

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Hi Shweta,

I will share some details on the email. it will be helpful with tour arrangement.

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We are 10 adults and 3  childrens (7 to 9 years) planning to travel to Sikkim during starting of Oct`16. I want to cover the following places.

Silk Route - Reshi Khola, Zuluk, Nathang, Gangtok, Ravangla & Namchi.

I have a total of 7 nights 8 days. Please advice my trip accordingly

Can you also suggest if there are any 14 seaters temp traveller which we can hire for our stay in sikkim to be there with us?

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I think you can easily hire a tempo traveler from Gangtok. your tour is taking you to east and west sikkim. you can first do Old silk route and then head to Nathang valley and finally Ravanga/Namchi.

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We are planning to trip to East Sikim in Mid Oct. 2016 after the Puja. Our Route are as folows NJP>> GANGTOK (1N)>>TSONGMO/NATHULA/BABA MANDIR/KUPUP >> GNATHANG(1N) >> DZULUK (2N) >> RESHI (1N) via RONGLI >> SILLERIGAON (1) >> NJP.

Please suggest me that is this route are ok, and what will be the weather at that time, can we expect snow at that point zuluk and Gnathang? how abot the road condition to NATHULA and ZULUK.. ans also suggest me about Home stays and resorts.

Is there any breathing problem due to altitude sickness at Nathula? how to resolve this? we are total 07 No.s of head in a group with one 08 yrs. old girl chield.

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Itinerary seems perfect. Chances of snow are not very high in October but possibilities are there. If you are just visit Nathula for 10-20 minutes then chances to get hit by AMS are not very high. as you are traveling through car and already spending night in Zuluk then I don't think altitude at Nathula would be a problem. Well, it also depends from person to person. I don't think tourists to Nathula worry too much about altitude. most of them do well.

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i am planning my trip to sikkim in april end for 9 days. we are in 6 adults and 3 kids. kindly help me in arraning my tour plan for cover the maximum plces of sikkim. also help me with travellers number for arraning best hotel deals as well as car on hire.

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Hi Devang,

I am sending you an email which might be useful in arranging tour.

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Hi...

     I have planned for Sikkim next month... almost everything done... Flights,Toy Train,Etc... I will be reaching Bagdogra on 8th Mar and will be leaving sikkim by 17 Mar. I  am Backpacking with my Family including 2 yr old son and my Wife... Would like to know can I include north sikkim in my Itinerary as I am Travelling with my baby... I am From Kerala

        Hope I will be assisted.....

Thank You....

 

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Yes. I do not think there is any problem North Sikkim with Kid

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Hi Vishnu,

We are planing for sikkim in August 2017, we are 8 couple and 6 child age between 1 to 6 years, we have flight on 6th august from Mumbai in Morning 7:00 Am and we reach bagdogra airport at 4:00 PM, and we will return on 13th August Morning 10:00 am from bagdogra, or may be same as trip start on 10th august to 17th August can you please sudgest me what should we have to hire, we want 22 to 26 seater Mini Couch for traveling and sitesinig, can we get it on hire for 7 days, or ealse we hve to take 3-4 xuv cars ? 2nd we are comming in august how will be the weather of sikkim? can we enjoy in that weather? and Please also suggest good itinerary in that weather and for that 6 days.

my contact no. is 9067690674, if you could help me out so i can make my plan accordingly

thanking you

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Hi Atik,

I can help you your entire tour end to end. I will send an email, Please check and revert back. August is not bad time to visit Sikkim. Monsoon would be over by August and you should be able to see clear sky.

Karishma Roy (not verified)
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Hi there!

I found this forum extremely useful and most of my doubts seem to be clear before i embark on my trip to Gangtok on 29th MAr '17 with two more friends. 

Could you also please confirm will it be fine if i book a 2day/1N trip to Yumthang Valley for next day (30th Mar), after arriving in Gangtok on (29Mar) in the afternoon after 1pm?

My schedule looks like this:

29 Mar - reaching Gangtok in the afternoon

30 Mar - Lachung

31 Mar - Yumthang

1 Apr - local sight seeing

2 Apr - Nathula Pass

3 Apr - back home

Also, will it be ok to carry our Aadhar card as our id proofs, one of us do not have a voter card at hand? regret  :(

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Karishma Roy 

you surely can book your shared package for north sikkim after reaching gangtok.Aadhar card is a document that will suffice for you.i have made a small change in your itinerary

 

29 Mar - reaching Gangtok in the afternoon

30 Mar - Lachung

31 Mar - Yumthang

1 Apr - Nathula

2 Apr - local sightseeing

3 Apr - back home

thank you and regards,

yogesh sapkota

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