On arrival in Delhi at International airport you will meet our representative and assisted transfer to hotel
Delhi The capital of Republic of India, Delhi is a bustling metropolis and a city of almost 17 million inhabitants. Delhi is a near perfect blend of the ancient and the modern and is seamlessly divided into two parts - Old & New Delhi. Old Delhi is part of the city that was designed by the Mughals and New Delhi was designed majorly during English rule and also known as "Lyutens" Delhi.
Overnight, stay at hotel in Delhi.
After breakfast, proceed for the sightseeing tour of Old Delhi include visit to mosque of Friday, Jama Masjid. Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India and is one of the last architectural works of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan whose best work is Taj Mahal. The spacious courtyard of the Jama Masjid holds thousands of faithful devotees. Enjoy rickshaw ride through the colorful shopping bazaar known as Chandni Chowk Market (closed on Sundays). Drive past the Red Fort, an important building complexes of India which encapsulates a long period of Indian history and its arts. Also visit Raj Ghat, the cremation site of Father of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi.
Afternoon you will visit New Delhi. Qutub Minar, the pride of Delhi. The soaring conical tower is an exquisite example of Indo-Islamic Afghan architecture. Humayun Tomb, is the Delhi's first Mughal mausoleum, constructed in 1564 after the death of the second Mughal Emperor. It was built in accordance to the Indo Islamic architecture. Later drive past spectacular India Gate (the memorial built to commemorate the unknown soldiers), The President’s House and Government Buildings (ministry offices).
Overnight, stay at hotel in Delhi.
Post breakfast, transfer to the airport to board flight for Bagdogra.
Early morning leave for the excursion to Tiger Hill (10 kms south of Darjeeling) for a sunrise view of Mt. Kanchenjunga. On a clear day the entire chain is visible, with the 'Kanchenjunga' in the center and the 'Kabru' and the 'Pandim' peaks on either side. To the right are the "3 sisters" - Everest, Makalu and Lhotse. To the east, in the distance are the Tibetan peaks.
Return to Darjeeling via Ghoom - visiting the Yiga-Choling Buddhist Monastery which is oldest gompa in the area established by a Tibetan astrologer in 1850m, and belongs to the Yellow Hat Sect.
After lunch drive to Pemayangtse (75 kms/4 hrs). Upon arrival - check into hotel.
Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, drive to Gangtok (110 kms) and check in at hotel.
The drive passes through beautiful hills covered with tea plantations around Darjeeling, before plunging towards the Tista River and then up along the river to Gangtok. Spread over one side of a hill, Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, directly faces the Kanchenjunga mountain range.
Gangtok is capital of Sikkim and this is a landlocked Indian state located in the Himalayan Mountains. The state is bordered by Nepal to the west, China's Tibet Autonomous Region to the north and east, and Bhutan to the east. The Indian state of West Bengal lies to the south. Sikkim is a state which is famous for its beautiful lush green landscapes, cold desert mountains, lakes at high altitudes and snow capped mountains
Overnight at hotel
Early morning after breakfast, leave for the sightseeing of Gangtok. The tour includes the following - Rumtek Monastery one of the oldest and most beautiful monastery of India - Shanti View Point, Ban Jhagri Falls, Ranka Monastery, Samco Rope way, Institute of Tibetology, Ganesh Tok, Cottage Industry, Flower Show - White hall - Tashi View Point - The visit to all these places are done with leisure and we advise our guest to follow the driver cum guide - Back to hotel or drop down at M G Road
Rest of the evening free to stroll around M G Road of the town.
Over night at hotel in Gangtok.
Morning drive to Kalimpong (86 kms / 3½ hrs) and check in at hotel. Kalimpong is a small hill station.
Later visit Pineview Nursery, Deolo Hill, Teesta Valley, Orchid, Golf Club, Dr Graham Homes School and Durpin monastery.
Also visit the two Buddhist Monasteries - Tirpai Choling at Tirpai belonging to the Yellow (Gelug) Hat Sect and the Zang dog Palrifo Brang on Dubindera Hill at the other end of Kalimpong which is a replica of a celestial borten that was destroyed by the chinese in Lhasa and took the Lamas two years to construct.
Overnight at hotel.
Early morning drive to Bagdogra airport (85 kms/3 hrs) to connect flight to for Delhi.
Upon arrival, assistance and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation to be booked for day use in Delhi.
Later transfer to the international airport for onward flight.
Mr. Dinesh Negi
F 401, 2nd Floor, Sadh Nagar Part 2, Palam Colony, New Delhi, Delhi, India - 110045
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