Destinations Covered: Darjeeling – Kalimpong – Gangtok 6 night and 7 Days
points of of interest
aLL LOCAL SIGHTSEEING INCLUDING TSHANGU LAKE AND LEGENDARY BABA MANDIR VISIT OPTIONAL NATHU-LA PASS.
Pick up and a ride to Gangtok from the Airport/Railway Station
Meet and greet at the Airport/NJP Railway Station after which the journey commences.
Distance: 128kms to Gangtok (5,500ft.)
Overnight stay at Gangtok
A trip to Tsomgo Lake and its nearby attractions
Destination: Tsomgo Lake (12,400ft) and 34kms from Gangtok
Duration: Depends on the weather but normally 3hrs
Trip Description: After a hearty breakfast start the tour to Tsomgo Lake (12,400ft, 34km). The lake is 1 km long, oval in shape and 50ft deep. Here you can witness snow, snowfall (if you’re lucky) & Yak Riding.Visit to the legendary Baba Mandir. Optional tour to Nathula Pass (The Indo-China border) depends upon the availability of permit which costs an additional of Rs3000 per vehicle (Monday and Tuesday the pass is closed). Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Sightseeing in Gangtok and its nearby tourist’s attractions
Description of the tour: Early morning visit to the holy Rumtek Monastery and the majestic Banjhakri Falls. Sightseeing in Gangtok and visit nearby attractions like Ropeway. Do-Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom (Sunday Closed) & Flower Show (Orchid).
Overnight stay at Gangtok.
A ride to Kalimpong from Gangtok for continuation of the tour
Description of the tour: After a healthy breakfast amidst the nature drive towards Kalimpong (4,100ft,) and go for sightseeing covering Army Golf course, Durpin Monastery, Pine view nursery, Mangal Dham, Delo Hill.
Overnight stay at Kalimpong.
A ride to Darjeeling
Description: After a hearty breakfast drive to Darjeeling (7,200ft, 50 kms) from Kalimpong for the final leg of the tour. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Sightseeing in Darjeeling and its nearby attractions
Description of the tour: Early Morning (at around 4 am) drive to Tiger hill to watch the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzonga (28,208 ft. Worlds 3rd highest peak) (subject to clear weather). On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasay Loop. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view) and Japanese Temple (4hrs from 9.00 to 13.00hrs). Evening free for shopping and personal activities.
Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Continuation of sightseeing to the neighboring places like Mirik and Pashupati Bazaar
Starting time: Shortly after the morning breakfast.
Destination: Mirik Lake, Pasupati market and others.
Description of the tour: Morning excursion to Mirik Lake which is an excellent scenic spot, nestled in forested hills at an altitude of 5800 ft, 43 km. Cardamom plantations and Tea Estates enhance the Surroundings here.
A visit to Pasupati Market (located at Indo – Nepal Border).Overnight stay at Darjeeling
Drop to Bagdogra Airport / NJP railway station according to the schedule.