Zuluk Silk Route 3N 4D Package
Day 01: NJP – Sillerygaon (New Darjeeling)
Pickup at NJP early in the morning and transfer to Sillerygaon, a distance covered in about 3.5 to 4 hrs.
Situated at an altitude of 6,000 ft, Sillerygaon is a village of not more than 32 families and that too in the middle of a jungle. This place is being proclaimed as the New Darjeeling because of its beautiful view of the Kanchendzonga. Its serene atmosphere is an invitation to run away from the hum and din of the city.
Rest of the day is to soak in the beauty of Sillerygaon. Visit the Ramitay view point, Tinchuley view point, Silent Valley and the Damsang Fort ruins. All these places can be hiked/trekked and no vehicle is required to visit these places.
Ramitay view point offers the longest view of River Teesta with approximately 14 turns. Thereafter you can trek to Damsang Fort as well as the Silent valley. Rest of the day at leisure at Sillerygaon.
Breakfast (No) Lunch (Yes) Dinner (Yes)
Day 02: Sillerygaon – Zuluk via Aritar
After breakfast, leave for Zuluk.
Visit the Aritar/Lampokhari lake and enjoy paddle boating in the placid waters of the lake (Optional and own cost) and do a Parikrama of this Holy Lake.
Thereafter, stop at Rongli for Restricted Area Permit. On the way see the Kuekhola Falls. Pass through Lingtam, Padamchen to reach Zuluk.
If you so wish, you can visit the Shivalaya Baba Mandir (No vehicle required). Enjoy the sunset at Zuluk from Balasiur sunset point (Walkable distance, no vehicle required) Overnight at Zuluk/Padamchen.
Breakfast (Yes) Lunch (Yes upon arrival at Zuluk) Dinner (Yes)
Day 03: Zuluk To Ganek View Point/Lungthung for Sunrise and rest of the day at Zuluk.
Sunrise viewing activity (Only if weather is expected to be clear):
Start at 3:30 - 4:00 a.m and leave for Sunrise from the Ganek View point/Lungthung. Enjoy the morning glory of the Kanchendzonga change from Golden to silver and thereafter enjoy the view the Sunrise over the Bhutan hills, a unique view, comparable to the best Sunrise anywhere in India.
Note: Sabove the sea level, Gnathang Valley is one of the most beautiful spots on the Old-Silk-Route sector.
Surrounded by snow capped hills and mountain landscape Gnathang Valley offers an astounding view of Mt. Khanchendzongha. Mt. Kanchenjunga seems to be at a stone’s throw behind Gnathang Valley. Viewing majestic beauty of Eastern Himalayas from Gnathang Valley is a life-long memorable experience. Chinese Watch Towers are clearly visible from Gnathang valley with the naked eyes.
Visit the Krishna Temple, The Gunrise Cost is not included in the package and is extra payable on the spot, only if sunrise trip is availed. The cost of Sunrise is Rs.1500 for the entire vehicle.
Return to Zuluk after viewing sunrise and after breakfast, follow the Silk Route Trail. Enjoy the beauty of Thambi View point, Laxmi Chowk, Tukla Kalapokhari, Tukla Baba Mandir, Tukla valley, Jelepla Pass View Point and reach Kupup.
Don’t miss the Hathi Pokhari Lake. At Kupup, see the World’s highest Golf course, the Yak Golf Course at 13025 ft (Guinness Book of World Records acclaimed), the Ice Hockey ground and the young Husband’s Track. Thereafter move on to Gnathang.
Gnathang or Gnathang Valley is popularly called the “The Ladakh of East India”. Situated at an altitude of 13,500 ft. nathang monastery as well as the British Cemetery.
Leave Gnathang and bid adieu to the Zigzag road and the Thambi View point. Rest of the day is at leisure at Zuluk.
Breakfast (Yes) Lunch (Yes, upon return to Zuluk) Dinner (Yes)
Day 04: Zuluk to Siliguri
After breakfast, check out from Zuluk and drive to to catch your Train / Flight for onward journey. Tour ends with Sweet memories.
Breakfast (Yes) Lunch (No) Dinner (No)