Silk Route Budget Tour Package

Are you looking for booking a holiday trip to Sikkim Old Silk Route? Taking a 3 night / 4 days Silk Route Package Tour from Travotic Holidays to your favorite destination will surely make your holiday as special as you always wanted it to be. We offer Old Silk Route deluxe package with deluxe homestay at the guaranteed lowest price of the market with a promise to make your trip unforgettable. 

Old Silk Route, also known as the Silk Road, the wondrous Old Silk Route is located in East Sikkim and is considered to be an integral part of the ancient nexus of trade routes that connected India to China. This ancient route passes through Lhasa and Nathu La and Jelep La Pass and finally reaches the port of Tamluk in West Bengal. It is called Silk Route because of the silk trading that took place. The best time to travel the Old Silk Route tour package is in December and January, ranging between 2 degrees and 8 degrees, which is cold. The ideal time when one can find and discover their ideal holiday places to visit at the best time for the Sikkim tour.

Suggested Itinerary of Silk Route Budget Tour Package

Greeted by your assigned driver on arrival at NJP / IXB and transfer to Sillery Gaon (95km around 3 hrs drives), your 3 nights / 4 days Silk route package tour starts from here. Sillery Gaon, a cool calm & quiet village in the Himalayan mountain at 6000 ft, is Surrounded on all sides by tall pine trees. It is in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal.  Farming is the main source of income for livelihood here, however, a sense of eco-tourism has been developed in the village and the villagers have extended their houses for homestays also. Some villagers have also developed retreats for providing services like hotel accommodations, but these retreats are too basic and meant mainly for budget travelers. These homestays & retreats provide meals with limited items. Bon-Fire, Bar-B-Q, Camp Fire, Camping, Trekking, Jungle tour can be arranged additionally by the homestays.

Villagers’ are very concerned about the cleanliness of the village and their collective effort makes the ambiance of the clean village. This village provides a nice view of Kanchenjunga and the trekker love to trek to Ramitay viewpoint and Tinchuley viewpoint and Damsang Fort also.

HARE IS THE FAMOUS SIGHTSEEING POINT OF SILLERY GAON:

RAMSAY VIEWPOINT: This place is about 2 km from Sillery Gaon and a very nice place to trek. A very clear view can be seen on a clear day of Kanchenjunga and other mountain peaks. Below from this point, the Teesta river can be seen.

TINCHULEY VIEWPOINT: This is another point to trek for half an hour steep uphill trek. From this point, Jelep La pass and Nathula pass can be seen on a clear day.

DAMSUNG FORT: This place is about 3 km from Sillery Gaon and famous for trek also. Some ruins of the fort are visible here, which were built by Lepcha King Gyabo Achyok to defend the territory from Bhutias.

SILENT VALLEY: As the name defines itself as a Valley, it is situated from Sillery gaon at approx 3 Kms and takes approx 10-15 minutes by vehicle and it is surrounded by Pine tree and its very quiet place.

After breakfast in the morning check out from Homestay and start the tour for the best part of the Old Silk Route.

Dzuluk or Zuluk or Jhuluk is a small village located at a height of 10,000 ft on ht lower Himalayas in East Sikkim. In this place, large military settlements can be seen. Because of Indi Chinese border is nearby this place. It is a base point for the tourist who explores tourist destinations of Nathang Valley, Kupup, and Tsomgo Lake. Dzuluk is surrounded by wild forests, Some of the forests are completely virgin, sighting of Deer, Wild Dog, Himalayan Bear. This is a place for bird lovers also, a variety of birds can be seen such as blood pheasant, Snow pheasant, Khalij Pheasant.

After completing your sightseeing you will be transferred to Zuluk, have lunch at homestay. Evening in leisure, you will get a very beautiful view of Zuluk Valley from here. Overnight stay at Homestay.

 

HARE IS THE FAMOUS SIGHTSEEING POINT OF ZULUK:

THAMBI VIEWPOINT – It offers a panoramic view of Kanchenjunga mountain from an altitude of 11,200 ft. The best point of this route, from where approx 95 turns of the zig-zag road are clearly visible. In the clear sky sunrise of Mt. Kanchenjunga is also clearly visible from this point. 

Kupup Lake – Kupup lake is at an altitude of 14000 ft, a famous place in east Sikkim. It is known as Elephant Lake due to its shape. The Yak Golf Course, The Ice hockey ground, and The Elephant Lake is famous tourist places. The Yak golf course is said to be the highest golf course in the world at an altitude of 13000 ft, it is the best water polo lake in the world and also hosts the water polo game. Tourists can also visit Jelep La Pass from here.

Nathang Valley – This place is an ideal place for winter snow festivals. Snowboard and Skiing can be done from this place. This place has been developed as an alternative to Zuluk for overnight stays. Staying overnight may affect tourists as high altitude sickness. 

Tukla – This valley is approx 16 km from Kupup Lake. The distance of Jelep La pass is also a few km from this point. Valley is covered with snow in the winter season and in September- October month covered with local flowers, so it looks like red blood. A war memorial is also built at Tukla in memory of British soldiers.

After breakfast in the morning check out from Homestay and transfer to Reshikhola. On the way, you will visit a Temple at Mankhim and Aritar Lake.

Check-in and have lunch at Homestay. Evening in Leisure. Overnight stay at Homestay.

This is a valley situated on the bank of Reshi river at an altitude of 2000 ft in the district of Darjeeling and its subdivision is Kalimpong. This is a very calm & quiet place and makes a very special for nature lovers because the sound of the stream can be heard from homestays/resorts and the cool breeze will give you a romantic feel. This place is surrounded by green forests and mountains. Tourists should enjoy bathing in this cool & crystal clear water. 

In the rainy season road to Reshikhola is not good to travel, summers are a good season and winter is an enjoyable time.

HARE IS THE FAMOUS SIGHTSEEING POINT OF RISHIKHOLA:

Parvateshwar Shivalaya Mandir: This temple is situated on a cliff, to reach this temple you will have to climb approx 200 stairs.

After breakfast on the way to Siliguri/NJP/IXB with all sweet Silk Route package tour memories.

Price Of Silk Route Budget Tour Package

Total No. Of Guest Traveling Together Cost Per Person
Min. 06PAX Travelling Together
INR 5,650/- + 5% GST Per Person
Min. 04PAX Travelling Together
INR 6,899/- + 5% GST Per Person
Min. 02PAX Travelling Together
INR 10,599/- + 5% GST Per Person

Accommodation For Silk Route Budget Tour Package

Location Hotel Names
Sillery Gaon
Dawa / Nirmala Home Stay / Similar
Zuluk
Banalata Home Stay / Mukhiya Home Stay / Similar
Reshikhola
Reshi River Resort / Similar

Inclusion-Exclusion Silk Route Budget Tour Package

  • Accommodation as mentioned above Double Sharing Basis
  • All Meals
  • All Hotel Taxes & Luxury Taxes
  • Non AC Transport
  • All Sightseeing as per the mentioned Itinerary
  • Pick up  & drop NJP / IXB
  • Toll, Parking, Driver Allowance & All Taxes

  • Air Fare / Train fare
  • Inner Permit
  • Sunrise Point
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra Meal
  • Anything is Not Mentioned In this Package Includes
  • Porterage at hotels and airports, tips, insurance, laundry, liquors, wine, Extra room services, Phone calls
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks, etc.
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel leading to an increase in surface transportation

Place Of Interest Silk Route Budget Tour Package

Echey Gaon is a village in the Kalimpong also known as Wishing Village. There is a beautiful hilltop called Tinchuley near Icchen Gaon, with a Sikkim tourism package that offers a panoramic view of Mt. Kanchenjungha, the town of Sikkim. One of the most celebrated tourist attractions of Icchey Gaon is the Sangchen Dorjee Monastery, located near Pedong. Nature admirers can also visit nearby Ranibon that has been declared as a preserved forest. The place also houses a 300-year old Lepcha house.

Sillery Gaon is a picture-perfect Himalayan hamlet, Situated around 6000 feet. Sillery has located 96 km from New Jalpaiguri via Kalimpong. It is an outstanding tourist spot with natural beauty. Tin Chuleview is famous for the 360-degree view of the Himalayas and  Sikkim silk route tour packages also can visit Damsang Fort just 4 km from Sillery Gaon. Sillery Gaon is encircled by Pedong, Rishi, and Aritar. Tourists also visit Cross Hill near Pedong.

is a riverside destination and very near to Pedong. It is a border area between West Bengal and Sikkim. West Bengal part is more congested.  It receives the name from river rishi. If you are a birdwatcher then get Sikkim tour packages and go for walk into the jungle or can enjoy the beauty of the river Reshi.

Mankhim Located near the popular tourist hot spot known as Aritar. Mankhim also provides onlookers with a spectacular view of Mt. Kanchanjungha. Lampokhari Lake is an attraction. The temple of Mankhim is history-based. Mulkarkha Lake, which can be reached by a trek. Using the Silk route tour package you also can visit The Dak Bungalow built-in 1985.

 Padamchen is a small village on the Silk Route.  Padamchen village is home to a huge bird population like Laughing thrushes, Fulvettas, Honey Buzzards, Steppe Eagles, Babblers, Tits, etc.  You can enjoy Mt. Kanchanjungha viewpoint with the help of the Silk route Sikkim package. Thambi viewpoint just 18 km away.

Zuluk is situated in east Sikkim around 10,000 feet on the lower Himalaya range. Once it was a transit point to the historic Silk Route from Tibet to India. If you book the Sikkim Silk route tour package, you can visit Nag Temple and Sunrise watching is an awesome experience. While staying at Zuluk you can cover Padamchen, Lungthung, Nathang, Kupup Lake, Tukla Valley.

Nathang valley comes after Lungthung when you are coming from Zuluk to Kupup / Menmechho / Tsomgo. This valley is a very attractive location of the old silk route. The visibility rate is high as it is a high altitude valley with an average height of 12000 Feet. Nathang Valley is the highest and heavenly place to stay during a visit to East Sikkim. The home of Yak herders this valley is now one of the favorite destinations for the people who like to dwell midst wonders of nature.

Aritar is a region in the East Sikkim district of the Indian state of Sikkim under the Rongli Sub-Division. It is known for its natural and landscaped beauty and Cheapest Old Silk route tour packages. It is located on the edge of the Himalayas. This is a small town in Eastern Sikkim and a comfortable retreat into the forests for the off-the-beaten-track traveler.

Under the Sikkim tourism package, Lingtham is the first village of Silk Route with a check post after reaching Rongli. The small village is known for its peacefulness with the sparkling small river called Bakhutra Khola. The village is located at an altitude of around 500 ft above sea level. This village is surrounded by hills and two mountains.

Thambi viewpoint is located towards the north of Zuluk. The journey to Thambi View Point is indeed a unique one as the tourists have to travel on a road that is curved in a zigzag manner, encompassing 95 twists and turns through 3 level windings. From Thambi View Point you can have a marvelous view of the Kanchenjunga Range and also the zig-zag road with its 99 turns. The entire zigzag road is also clearly visible from this point and it acts as a treat for the eyes of every visitor during Silk Route Tour.

If you travel north from Gnathang Valley you come to Kupup. Here are two lakes located on both sides of the road, on the right lake is the Elephant/Kupup lake which can be viewed from the Elephant Lake View Point on the main road. Menmecho Lake is however is on the left side of the main road and you have to trek for a considerable distance to reach the lake. Elephant lake is one of the main attractions of the Sikkim Silk Route Tour Package.

Do not get confused It is the same route and before built the Nathula Pass probably there was a previous road near Tukla Valley that crossed over to China. Kupuk Yak Army Golf Course and Environmental Park boast of Guinness Book listing for the highest golf course in the world.

Tukla Valley is the place where the so-called Sikkim's Old Baba Mandir is located (12,500 ft). Tukla valley contains a war memorial, which was constructed to commemorate the death of British soldiers in their military expedition to expel Tibetan forces from Sikkim in 1888.

Hotel Details

There are many well-maintained, hygienic, and budget-friendly accommodation options in a homestay at Old Silk Route.
Zuluk
Banalata Home Stay / Mukhiya Home Stay / Similar
Ganthang
Hill Baaichung / Similar
Padamchen
Luzungla / Banalata Goden View / Similar
Lingthum
Banalata Home Stay / Similar
Rolep
Tribal / Budhha Water Fall / Similar
Sillery Gaon
Dawa / Nirmala Home Stay / Similar
Reshikhola
Reshi River Resort / Similar
Aritar
Green Queen / Silk Route Retreat / Similar
Mankhim
Sangay Home Stay / Similar
Nathang
Smiriti Homestay / Similar

Suggested Restaurants

All homestay Provides Food. Old Silk route is a High altitude location. So a variety of Menu is not available. But Hygenic Food will be provided.

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Tour Reviews

This Ajodhya hills tour is awesome for a short tour. We went from Kolkata to Ajodhya by car. The scenic beauty of the hill is awesome and the route is also very beautiful. The view of the lakes is very nice. The hotel is Good especially Food. Well organized by Travotic holidays Team. Thanks to Mr. Abhijit for advising such a good weekend destination. - Mr. Suman Mukherjee

Suman Mukherjee

Thanks Travotic Holidays, for organizing an awesome trip. It was so well organized. We went Ajodhya hills Purulia, visited upper – Local Dam, Mathaburo pujo and Falls. Hotel was fine , Car was Brand New and Driver Mithun is a nice person with good knowledge. Special thanks to Mrs.Arpita Saha her cooperation.She customised our tour program so beautifully.Hotels were pretty good,in nice location.

Ms Alpana Ghosh

Decent trip organizer for weekend Destination. Visited Ajodhya last week. hotels and Car and Services provided are of top-notch.

Md. Nehal Anwar

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