Tour Duration: 10 Nights / 12 Days
Destinations Covered: New Jalpaiguri/ Bagdogra - Darjeeling - Kalimpong - Pelling - Gangtok - Lachung - New Jalpaiguri/ Bagdogra
Day 01: Arrive New Jalpaiguri - Darjeeling
As soon as you will arrive at the nearest New Jalpaiguri railway station or Bagdogra Airport, you will be welcomed by our tour executive with flowers who will take you to Darjeeling. It will take you around three hours to reach here as the place is around ninety kilometers away. On your arrival, you will be taken to the hotel for making a quick check in at the hotel and relax.
Day 02: Darjeeling
Early in the morning, you will leave for an excursion to Tiger Hill, which is famous for its sunrise view. Next, you will witness the well known Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. Return to the hotel for breakfast and later depart for the sightseeing half day city tour of Darjeeling. In the city tour, you will visit the major attractions of Darjeeling, such as, Parmesan Nadia Himalayan Zoological park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Ropeway, Tensing -- Gumbo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center, (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum, (Sunday Closed), and Peace Pagoda. Schedule your trip in such a way that it does not fall on Thursday or Sunday as the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute on Thursday and Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center and the Natural History Museum on Sunday remain closed on these days. Later, you will be driven to the hotel in Darjeeling for relishing the dinner and the overnight stay.
Day 03: Darjeeling - Kalimpong
On this day, you will proceed towards Kalimpong, after relishing your morning meal at the hotel. On your arrival, you will be immediately taken to the hotel for a quick check in. Freshen up and get ready for the sight seeing tour, where you will visit Forest Museum, Deolo Hill, Dr Graham Homes School, Durpin Monastery, Mangaldham, and Pine View Nurseries. In the evening, you will return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 04: Kalimpong - Pelling
After having delicious breakfast at the hotel, you will leave for Pelling. On your way to Pelling, you will visit the renowned Pemayangtse Monastery at Pemayangtse. After capturing the beautiful sights in your camera and calming down your hunger with an appetizing lunch, you will continue to travel to Pelling. On your arrival, you will be checking in at the already booked hotel for dinner and overnight sleep.
Day 05: Pelling
On this day, you will experience the full day excursion of Pelling after breakfast. Here, you will see the natural beauty in the lap of nature by visiting the marvelous sights, such as, Rimbi Water Falls, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kechopalri Lake, Kanchenjunga Water Falls, and Rabdentse Ruins Pelling. Later, return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 06: Pelling - Gangtok
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be driven towards the capital city of Sikkim - Gangtok. When you will arrive at the city, you will be immediately checked in at the hotel, where you will freshen up and get ready to explore the city. On this day, you will visit the Gangtok Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms, Research Institute of Tibetology, Chorten (Stupa), Flower Show, View Point, and Botanical Garden. After visiting the mesmerizing sites at Gangtok, you will return to the hotel for night stay after dinner.
Day 07: Gangtok - Lachung
In the morning, you will be picked up from the hotel after breakfast. En route you will visit some magnificent locations like Tashi Viewpoint, Kabi Lungstok, Naga Waterfalls, Chungthang, the confluence of Lachen Chu and Lachung Chu that gives rise to the famous River Teesta, Twin Waterfalls and Bhim Nala Waterfalls. Later, you will stop at Namok for lunch. After enjoying your lunch at Namok, you will continue to travel to Lachung. Once you have arrived Lachung, you will be checked in at the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 08: Lachung - Yumthang - Lachung
You will go for a half day excursion to Yumthang, which is located at 11,800 feet and gives a mind blowing view. On your way to Yumthang, you might visit the famous hot spring that is one of the preferred tourist attractions for its beautiful view. Later, continue your drive to Yumthang, a large valley surrounded by mountains where the tree line ends. The valley erupts in a riot of colors as Rhododendrons, Primulae, and many other alpine flowers are in full bloom in the month of April, May, and June, whereas in winters, the valley is somber with snow all around. By afternoon, you will return to Lachung for lunch and later you will make a visit to Lachung Monastery, Cottage Industry, and Waterfalls. After capturing these magical moments in your camera, return to the hotel for night stay, after dinner.
Day 09: Lachung - Gangtok
After munching your breakfast, you will return to Gangtok. En route you will take a stop at Singhik view point, situated at the Mangan district. If the weather is clear, you will be fortunate enough to see the Khangchendzonga Range, which offers magnificent view of most admired Mount Pandim, Mount Kabru, Mount Simvo, Mount Jopuno, Mount Khangchendzonga, and Mount Siniolchu. Once arrived at your destination, quickly make a check in at the hotel and give rest to your tired body, after dinner.
Day 10: Gangtok
On the second last day of the tour, you will go for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir, after breakfast. The real name of the temple is Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, which is the famous temple of Gangtok. In the evening, you will be dropped in the market to shop. After having your dinner in one of the good restaurants, you will head towards your hotel for night stay.
Day 11: Gangtok - New Jalpaiguri / Bagdogra
After relishing the tasty breakfast at the hotel, you will head towards New Jalpaiguri Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport, to catch your train or flight for the onward journey.
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