Kanchenjunga, situated in the Himalayas at India-Nepal border at an altitude of 8586m above sea level. The name Kanchenjunga means “The five treasures of snow”. This place is famous for its five massifs peaks, which attract trekkers from all over the world. Each of these peaks has a divine receptacle of gold and silver gems, grains and holy books making it a pinnacle of North India tourism.
In these 5 peaks, three peaks are situated at north Sikkim border in India and other two peaks are in Nepal. Kanchenjunga is home to number of variety orchids and rhododendrons. There are also many endangered species which live here like snow leopard, Himalayan musk deer, Asiatic black bear, red panda, blood pheasant and chestnut-breasted partridge.
This place is also known all over the world for its breathtaking views. If you are also keen to explore this beautiful north India tourism destination then IRCTC is the best medium to satisfy your travel yearning. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation offers its customers several domestic tour packages and Cool Kanchenjunga tour package is one of them. Under this splendid package passengers will cover almost every significant place of Kanchenjunga. Let’s know something more about this package, which destination you will cover and what kind of accommodation you can get in this domestic tour package.
This is one of the best north India tourism journeys which starts from Gangtok’s NJP Railway station or IXB Airport that passengers can choose as per their comfort.. After one day of travelling the passengers will head for Tsomgo Lake. This beautiful Lake is located 40kms away from Gangtok town on a steep route known as Jawaharlal Nehru Road which leads all the way to Nathula Pass.
After that traveller will get a chance to see Baba Harbhajan Singh memorial. Captain “Baba” Harbhajan Singh was an Indian army soldier. He is held in high regard as the “Hero of Nathula” by soldiers of the Indian army, who built a shrine in his honour. He was accorded the status of saint by believers who refer to him as “Baba”.
On the third day of this splendid sojourn travellers arrive at Pelling, a beautiful town of Sikkim, which is famous for its rich monasteries and biodiversity. The yuksom is one of the many great places to visit in Pelling. The little town offers its visitors a wealth of exhilarating visits including monastery visits, Kanchenjunga waterfall sightings, and adventure activities like rock climbing, rappelling and hiking.
After spending 4th and 5th day in peeling on you journey you head towards Darjeeling. As you know Darjeeling is one of the most spectacular Hill stations, where tourist are always keen to visit. Here also travellers will be visiting various elegant places that given them a new perspective and refreshes their body and mind. Through this 7 Days and 6 Nights journey you will visit all the major destinations. This Kanchenjunga trip leave an unforgettable impression on your mind, which you can relive again and again.