Arrival and Transfer to Darjeeling Our representative will be there to receive the Guest at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) He will be assisting for the transfer - Darjeeling - Nearly 105 kilometers 2 ½ - 3 hours drive At an height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet lies the land of breathtaking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Everest is the Queen of the hills It is also home to the famous World Heritage train (UNESCO) The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI)and the famous Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park - Check into hotel Evening free to roam around Mall or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Darjeeling.
Darjeeling Local Sight Seeing (Half Day) Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather) On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop Back to hotel for breakfast - After breakfast rest for half an hour After breakfast next round of sight seeing - Half Day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda Back to hotel Evening free to stroll around the area - Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Excursion to Mirik (Full Day) - Morning Breakfast After breakfast drive to Mirik nearly 60 kilometers / 1 ½ - 2 hours drive The drive is through scenic roads with occasional stoppage for photography - Mirik is centered round Sumendu Lake and is known for its landscaped gardens, tea gardens, orange orchards, cardamom groves and spectacular views of the Himalayan ranges - Full day excursion of Mirik Lake (Horse riding & Boating facilities is available around the lake - This high altitude lake is worth visiting due to its serene and peaceful setting - Its outskirt has many a beautiful view points The road to Darjeeling is also classic One can also visit Pashupati Market in Nepal on the way back to Darjeeling Back to Darjeeling Evening free to roam around the Hotel / Resort or Mall or the Local market area - Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Transfer to Kalimpong - After breakfast check out of the hotel Drive to Kalimpong nearly 65 kilometers, 1 ½ - 2 hours drive though Peshok and crossing the river Teesta - Kalimpong is a historical destination situated on the old silk route - It is situated on the foothills of the Himalayas at an elevation of 1243 meters / 4078 feet with lots of greenery - Kalimpong is a hill station buzzing with colorful people and bazaar Specialty are the nurseries with orchids, Gladiolus, rarest cacti, etc There are historical buildings over 50 nurseries and offers spectacular views of the Mount Kanchendzonga and its range - It is ideal setting with milder climate and various tourist options - Check into Hotel / resort Evening free to roam around the local market or nursery - Over night stay at Kalimpong.
Sight Seeing in Kalimpong Morning breakfast in hotel Drive for sight seeing - Kalimpong situated on the foothills of the Himalayas is a green destination at an altitude of 1243 meters / 4078 feet - It is a historical destinations with bustling market, colorful people and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range - The scenic beauty on the way are beautiful and there are lot of shops selling antics and local handicraft worth buying Drive for sight seeing tour through scenic road to Forest Museum (Closed On Thursday), Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir, Dr Graham Homes, Durbin Monastery, Mangaldham, Pine View Nurseries (Cactus Only) - Back to Kalimpong Hotel Evening free to roam around the any of the hundred nurseries or the Local market area - Overnight stay at Kalimpong.
Kalimpong to Pelling Transfer Morning breakfast and drive nearly 105 kilometers, 3 3 ½ hours drive - Pelling is situated at an altitude of 2072 meters / 6800 feet - It is one of the exotic settlement with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids, historical sites, short trek routes and wildlife On a clear day and if the weather is fine Guest can enjoy the view of Himalayan range with mount Kanchenjunga, mount Pandim, mount Kabru, mount Simvo, mount Jopuno, mount Khanchendzonga and mount Siniolchu - Its botanical and zoological richness is inspiring and the scenic view from the top of the ridge across deep valley to the heights of Kanchendzonga ranges is something to be seen to be believed - Yuksom, Ravangla, Rinchenpong and Namchi are some of the tourist spot nearby Check into hotel - Evening free to roam around the small settlement - Over Night stay at Pelling.
Pelling Local sightseeing (Full Day) - After breakfast at hotel Drive for Full Day Sight Seeing. The routes are forested and the botanical and zoological richness is inspiring. Places of visit are Rimbi water Falls, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kechopalri Lake, it is one of the holy Buddhist lake and it is believed that any wish in front of the lake comes true - Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird and thus the water surface is always free of leaves, Kechopalri Monastery, Kanchenjunga water Falls, Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse ruins, the scenic view from the top of the ruin to the mystic heights of Kanchendzonga ranges is something to be cherished Back to hotel Evening free to roam around the helipad or Shopping center - Over Night stay at Pelling.
Transfer to Gangtok - After breakfast at hotel check out and transfer to the Gangtok - Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim the 22nd state of India The diversity is from tranquility to adventure, land of monastery, mystic rituals & festivals at an height of 1670 meters / 5480 feet and is the most visited spot of India - It is one of the most beautiful town with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids and butterflies Plucking Orchids and catching butterflies leads to judicial proceedings - Check into hotel Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok.
Gangtok Local Sight Seeing (Half Day) Morning breakfast - After breakfast drive for the city tour of Gangtok Sight seeing will be for half day hence the drive will be easy and comfortable - Visit to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, Rumtek Monastery, one of the finest monastery where His holy Dalai Lama stayed for some time, Various View Point, Botanical Garden, Jhakri Waterfalls, etc Back to hotel Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok.
Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (Full Day) - Morning breakfast at hotel Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir nearly 40 kilometers and 2 hours drive along the Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary, the home to the red panda and the blood pheasant with Rhododendron and other alpine trees along the road - Situated at an elevation of 3753 meters / 12310 feet - The Lake is oval shaped lake nearly 50 feet deep - Generally covered in snow for most of the year the year This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all - Nathu La Pass to Republic of China is nearly 20 kilometers and is optional tour - Back to Gangtok - Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok.
Departure Gangtok to Siliguri Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) - Morning breakfast - After breakfast transfer to Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) - Nearly 135 kilometers 3 ½ - 4 hours drive Guest are advised to start early and not to rush - Forwarding Journey.
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