The famous silk route that connected Lhasa (Tibet) to Kalimpongwas in use even a few decades ago until the Chinese invasion in Tibet. Zuluk / Dzuluk, located in East Sikkim, used to be a small village on this route. It was commonly used by traders traveling to Tibet through Jelep-la ("La" stands for mountaipass) (It is and overnight base) Today it is fast emerging as a new tourist destination in East Sikkim. Zuluk derives its tourism importance due to the excellent view of the eastern Himalayan mountain range including the Kanchenjunga that it offers. A trip to the area requires special permits. The permits though would be arranged by naturebeyond, and as a guest you would only need to provide your id proof and photograph. Zuluk is a small village with population of about 700 people. There is an army base which is used as a transit camp for the army movement to the Chinese boarder a few kilometers away. During the summer months, the area and its surrounding hills are covered with thousands of blooming rhododendron. Zuluk during these months, is a riot of colors due to the variety of rhododendron that can be seen here.

Weather: Zuluk at an altitude of about 7,000 ft offers pleasant weather during most of the year. The rainy season is a little protracted and heavy to very heavy showers are common. The winter may see snowfall in the area. The summer temperature would be varying near 20 degree Celsius with substantial difference between the day and night temperature. Tourists visiting the area are advised to carry worm clothing and umbrella. Wildlife sanctury: Zuluk is surrounded by wild forest, some of the forests are completely virgin. Sighting of Deer, Wild Dog, Himalayan Bear the red panda is not very uncommon. Some tigers have also reportedly been sighted in the area. A variety of birds can also be seen such as Monal Pheasant, Blood Pheasant, Khaleez Pheasant, Snow Pheasant and others. How to reach zaluk: Zuluk is about 3 hours from Gangtok. You need to pre arrange special permit for visiting this restricted area that is issued from a place called Rangli or it can be arrange at sikkim infromation center at gangtok.
Itinerary for 1N/2D
Day 01 Pick Up from Gangtok, NJP (Siliguri) or Bagdugra to LIngtam via Rangpo, Rongli Bazar, Sisney Aritar lake (lampokhari lake) and overnight stay in Lingtam or Zaluk.
Day 02 Lingtam or Zaluk to Gangtok(Silk Route) via Phademchen view points, Q-khola Falls, dhupidara, Lungthung, Salamidara, Tukla Dara (Baba dham), Gnathung, Kupup, Sarathang (China Market) Nathula Pass, Changu Lake, Mandakeni Falls.
Itinerary for 2N/3D
Day 01 Pick Up from Gangtok, NJP (Siliguri) or Bagdugra to LIngtam via Rangpo, Rongli Bazar, Sisney and overnight stay in Lingtam.
Day 02 Sunrise at Ganak Dara (1200ft. Alt) via Zaluk Silk Route (Zig Zac Road 1, 2 & 3, Thambi View, Salami View points, Bhutan View, Black Lake, Old Baba Mandir, Gnathang Velley, Tugla Battle Field, Elephant lake, Jelepla Pass, Mac Mohan Line ( Indo China Border). Overnight Zaluk.
Day 03 Kupup Valley, Memen-chu lake, New Baba Mandir, World Highest Golf Course (Gunnies Record), Young husband treck, Sharathang Trade Mart, Thangu lake, Nathula Pass and Gangtok Overnight stay at Gangtok.

  • DESTINATIONS: IXB Airport/NJP ? Darjeeling- Gangtok ? Yumthang-Valley - IXB Airport/NJP.
  • DURATIONS: 5 Nights / 6 days. ADDITIONAL 1 Night is Rs 9500/-
  • DAY 1:

    Arrive Bagdogra Airport /NJP Railway Station, our representative will meet you and you will be transferred to Darjeeling. Three and half hours drive uphill along beautiful meanders of picturesque tea gardens will bring you to Darjeeling. Upon arrival, check into the hotel, refresh and relax. Later this evening our, we shall drive to the popular Chowrasta (Mall) and enjoy the evening there. Spend sometime around Mall and you can get the exact pulse of this vibrant little town and its people. You will find number of curio shops here if you wish to pick some souvenirs of Darjeeling or even choose to try a pony ride. You can also witness a spectacular view of Mt Kanchendzonga and its ranges from here. We spend some time and return back to our hotel. (Overnight at the hotel)

  • DAY 2:

    Wake up early this morning, and we shall drive to the Tiger hill to witness the breath taking sunrise view Enroute we also visit Batasia loop and the War Memorial.. After this enchanting experience we get back to the hotel for breakfast. We shall then head for a sightseeing trip of Darjeeling. We visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, and Japanese Temple before lunch. After lunch we proceed for a brief excursion to the Barbotey Rock Garden, a beautiful picnic spot with natural water falls just about 10 Kilometers from the town. We spend some time at leisure and transfer to Gangtok. Overnight Gangtok .

  • DAY 3:

    This morning after breakfast, head for a full day excursion to Changu Lake. We start driving above Gangtok along the mystical environs and reach an enchanting Changu lake. A lake is nestled amidst high peaks at an altitude of 12,400 ft. If you are lucky you will be able to witness the lake in a frozen state. You can also enjoy a yak ride, take pictures. (Lunch at Changu) After this visit we drive back to our hotel refresh and relax. This evening is free for you to stroll around on your own. Early Dinner & Rest for long trip to Lachung next morning. (Overnight at Hotel). 

  • DAY 3:

    This morning after breakfast, we shall head for a full day sightseeing trip of Gangtok. We start off from Enchey Monastery in the morning, and head for Tashi View Point, Ganesh Tok, Directorate of handicrafts and handlooms, Tibetology and Chorten. After lunch, we take a leisure drive along the picturesque countryside to visit an impressive Rumtek Monastery which is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site. This lavishly built monastery is said to be the replica of Tsurphu monastery of Kagyupa order in Tibet. You will also be able to witness a panoramic view of Gangtok town from here. After the visit, we get back to our hotel, refresh and relax. This evening is free for your own activities. (Overnight at the hotel)

  • DAY 4:

    Early breakfast and start our Trip to North Sikkim.The valley of flowers enroute drives thru numerous Sikkimese Villages, Flamboyant Water Falls, Great Valley views and Hills. Lunch on the wayside at Namok Village Restaurant .Reach Lachung after 5-6 hrs of drive. Those interested can avail the walk in the village. Early Dinner & Halt overnight.

  • DAY 5:

    Early breakfast and continue to drive to Yumthang Flower Valley. Our Journey begins with passing of the world famous Singhba Rhododendron Sanctuary. Which starts at Lachung and ends at Yumthang of 24 Kms. Visit the Hot Spring at Yumthang valley. Play in the valley filled with flowers and at winters snow. Walk down to the tiny looking Teesta River and great escape of Mountains standing from your foot (Hold your caps-or it will fall when you look to the top of the Himalayas)...Return to Lachung for Lunch and drive back to Gangtok stopping over at numerous waterfalls. Check in on arrival and Dinner & Halt overnight.

  • DAY 6:

    After breakfast return drive to Bagdogra. Lunch enroute at the Highway to Bagdogra Airport .


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