Yak and Yeti Travels & Expeditions organizes a day trip to Tsomgo Lake and Nathu la pass for both adults and Children. You will find this trip enjoyable with a pick up luxury car organized from your Hotel and drop to your hotel or at M.G Marg with a friendly driver.
This day tour departs daily between 8 to 9 AM for Tsomgo Lake. Nathula pass day tour is available from Tuesday to Sundays and is only available for Domestic tourist.
We process your permit to visit Tsomgo Lake and Nathula pass through Sikkim Tourism and Police Check post a day in advance with essential documents like Identity cards or passport and passport size photos. We suggest you to book this tour well in advance and confirm your reservation with us.
Day Tour programme:
Excursion to Tsomgo Lake, Baba Mandir and Nathu la pass (Full Day) –
Morning breakfast at hotel – Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir nearly 40 kilometers and 2 hours drive along the Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary, the home to the Red Panda and the blood pheasant with Rhododendron and other alpine trees along the road - Situated at an elevation of 3753 meters / 12310 feet - The Lake is oval shaped lake nearly 50 feet deep - Generally covered in snow for most of the year. This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds – Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all. Also visit Nathu la pass. Return back to Gangtok.
Location : Gantok
Duration :05 - 06 hrs /Full Day
Schedule Departure: Daily between 8 to 9 AM.
Highlights: Yak ride, Local Sikkimese handicrafts, Local food, hiking, bird watching, breathtaking scenery.
Booking: We encourage you to book this day tour well in in advance. We undertake day tour booking in advance by phone or email.
More Information: Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Standard Cancellation policy:
Cancellation Policy For Car + Guide
- All orders can be cancelled 7 days in Advance for Car + Guide Tour. Less than 7 days advance cancellation charges applicable as below.
- Between 7 days to 3 days of the tour 50 % refund.
- Less than 2 days / 48 hours before the tour No Refund.
- For any genuine cancellation reasons we may able to shift to the later dates as per customer choice but we will not able to refund the amount.
- All refunds will be done within 7 days from the date of Cancellation.
- All orders can be cancelled 30 days in Advance Else Cancellation charges applicable.
Tsomgo Lake or Tsongmo Lake is a glacial lake in the East Sikkim, India, It is literally known as "source of the lake " in Bhutia language. Just about 40 kms. away from Gangtok, the capital of the state, this serene lake is situated at an altitude of 3,780 m (12,400 ft). on ancient trade route between Gangtok Nathu La Pass. The lake is about 1 km. Long, oval in shape, 15 meters deep and is considered sacred by the local people. It is also a home of Brahminy ducks. It's cool, placid water harmonizes with the scenic beauty around. A small temple of lord Siva is constructed on the lakeside . This placid lake remains frozen during the winter months up to mid-May. Between May and August it is possible to see a variety of flowers in blooms, including various species of Rhododendrons and Primulas, Blue and Yellow Poppies, Irises etc. It is also an ideal habitat for the Red panda- The State Animal of Sikkim along with various species of birds.
Nathu La Pass
Nathula Pass was one of the most important routes of trade between the silk traders from Tibet and Sikkim before it was closed in 1962. Located around 56 kms from Gangtok at an altitude of 14450 ft, the road to Nathula passes through the Tsomgo lake. It is one of the highest motorable roads in the world and is richly surrounded by alpine flora. On a clear day you can even see the road winding down the Chumbi valley. Presently only Domestic Tourists are allowed to go close to the international border from where you can see and extend your handshake with Chinese soldiers on the other side.