Gangtok Nathula Pass Tour itinerary

Gangtok Nathula Pass: sikkim tour package

An East Sikkim tour package promises an enchanting journey through the mesmerizing landscapes and cultural wonders of this captivating region. Starting from the vibrant city of Gangtok, you’ll be immersed in the rich heritage of Sikkim and treated to breathtaking views of the Himalayas. As the journey takes you deeper into East Sikkim, you’ll explore the picturesque towns of Nathang Valley, also known as Gnathang Valley, and the serene town of Ravangla. The pristine beauty of the region, coupled with the warm hospitality of the locals, ensures that this tour will leave you with cherished memories of a lifetime.



Here’s a 3-day itinerary for a trip from Gangtok to Nathula Pass:

Day 1:

Arrival in Gangtok

  • Arrive at Bagdogra Airport or New Jalpaiguri Railway Station.
  • Meet your tour representative and transfer to Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim and the base for your Nathula Pass excursion.
  • Check into your hotel and rest after your journey.
  • In the evening, take a leisurely stroll along MG Road and explore the local markets.

Day 2:

Gangtok to Nathula Pass Excursion

  • Early morning, embark on a thrilling day trip to Nathula Pass.
  • Drive through the rugged terrain and picturesque landscapes towards the Indo-China border.
  • Reach Nathula Pass, situated at an altitude of 4,310 meters (14,140 feet), and experience the breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains.
  • Enjoy the border trade market (subject to availability) and the serene surroundings.
  • Take some memorable pictures with the “You are at the India-China Border” signage.
  • Later, you can also visit the Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, a revered shrine dedicated to an Indian soldier.

Note: Nathula Pass requires a special permit, and its opening is subject to weather conditions and permissions from the authorities. It is advisable to check with your tour operator for the permit and availability.

Day 3:

Gangtok Sightseeing and Departure

  • After breakfast, visit some local attractions in Gangtok.
  • Explore the Rumtek Monastery, offering a serene atmosphere and stunning Buddhist art.
  • Visit the Hanuman Tok and Ganesh Tok viewpoints for panoramic views of the surrounding hills and the Kanchenjunga range.
  • If time permits, you can also explore the Enchey Monastery and the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology.
  • Later, our representative will drop you at Bagdogra Airport or New Jalpaiguri Railway Station for your onward journey, concluding your Gangtok and Nathula Pass itinerary with cherished memories.