Gangtok


Gangtok

I was finally marrying the girl of my dreams and I wanted to make it real special for a very special holiday and the first choice that came to my mind was Sikkim. This was way back in 2007 and Internet at that time was not what we see today. The availability of information for any tourist destination was much less and most of the time the content available in guide books were old and outdated. With a lot of research and information from friends who had travelled recently, I managed to plan out the entire trip.

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Little Tibet – Lachen, Gurudongmar, Lachung, Yumthang & Zero Point


Lachen, Gurudongmar, Lachung, Yumthang & Zero Point

It all started on 28th of August 2014, I was busy surfing the net when I suddenly found out that SpiceJet was giving a special discounted tickets. I quickly logged on to SpiceJet website and found that it was only providing discounts to only few particular cities only. Lucky for me I saw that Kolkata to Bagdogra was included in this discounted promotions. After a quick consultation with my Smita (wife) it was frozen that we will travel to somewhere in the North East. The tickets were purchased and now it was the time to narrow down the choices. After much discussion it was decided that this vacation we will travel to North Sikkim. Bagdogra Airport is like a one stop destination to Darjeeling and Sikkim so we would have to take a car from Bagdogra to Gangtok. And from there we would proceed with our package tour for North Sikkim. I did some quick Google search to find some tour operators but most of them were highly overpriced. Luckily I called my good old friend Amitabha Gupta the travel photographer and he being an avid traveller knew the exact person for this job. Continue reading “Little Tibet – Lachen, Gurudongmar, Lachung, Yumthang & Zero Point”