Day 4: Yumthang Valley Excursion and towards Gangtok
After breakfast, excursion to, Yumthang Valley, also known as the Valley of Flowers when the 24 species of Rhododendron blooms during May and the Valley full of Snow during winter. Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary Spread over 43 sq. km through which flows the Yumthangriver, it adjoins LachungandYumthang. The Sanctuary which is known for its abundance of Rhododendron shrubs and trees is rich in ground flora and other vegetation as well. The road leading to the valley follows a scenic way with cascading waterfall, and stream. This exotic location with hot springs, lazy yaks, and lush green meadows remains cold throughout the year due to the snow-capped mountains surrounding it.
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary Spread over 43 sq km through which flows the Yumthangriver,it adjoins Lachung and Yumthang. The Sanctuary which is known for its abundance of Rhododendron shrubs and trees is rich in ground flora and other vegetation as well.
Zero Point, the formal name of this Zero point is Yumesamdon, Zero Point Sikkim stands at an altitude of 15,300 feet (23 kms from Yumthang Valley) is the last outpost of civilization where three rivers meet amid a panoramic view of the snow-clad mountain and picturesque surrounding. Tourists with asthma are advised to avoid this place due to high altitude sickness because of the low oxygen level.
VISITING ZERO POINT AT AN ADDITIONAL COST IS SUBJECT TO PERMIT AND ROAD CONDITION.
After lunch in Lachung, transfer to Gangtok.
Overnight at Gangtok.
- Yumthung Valley
- Zero Point
Room With Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner