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Extended Darjeeling Lachung Gangtok Tour

Package Duration
11 Days / 10 Nights
Destination Covered
Darjeeling - Pelling - Kalimpong - Lachung - Gangtok

  • Day 1 : Arrival in Siliguri and Transfer to Darjeeling (105 km approx)

    Description :

    As you arrive at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction), our tour representative greets you and helps you with an assisted transfer to Darjeeling, popular as the 'Queen of the Hills'. Located at an altitude of 2123 m above the sea level, it is extremely popular for the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, fondly called the Toy Train- a UNESCO World Heritage train. The place has been blessed with salubrious weather, scenic beauty, mighty Himalayan peaks and several tourist attractions. Darjeeling is visited by family vacationers as well as honeymooners, every year, in huge numbers

    Upon reaching Darjeeling, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel. Post check-in, you can relax for a while. The evening is free. You can embark on a leisure walk till the Mall Road to enjoy the touristy activities or can opt to indulge in shopping.

    Stay overnight in Darjeeling.

    Day 2 : Darjeeling Sightseeing

    Description :

    Day is going to start quite early. Leave your beds around 3:45 am to enjoy an unforgettable sunrise from the Tiger Hill. Your car takes you to an altitude of 2400 m above the sea level, passing through old Oak forests. As you climb up the Tiger Hill, you can see the sun rising over the Khangchendzonga Peak (Note-subject to clear weather). While returning to the hotel, halt and visit Ghoom Monastery- erected by Lama Sherab Gyatso in 1875, this ancient monastery has the statue of Maitreye Buddha (the future Buddha); War memorial- a memorial constructed in the memory of who sacrificed their lives for their motherland and Batasia Loop- a huge railway loop that offers a mesmerizing 360 degree view of the hill town.

    Later continue to the hotel and relish breakfast. Post breakfast, embark on the second part of sightseeing of Darjeeling including Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park-founded in 1958, this zoo also runs breeding programs for Tibetan wolf, snow leopard and red panda; Himalayan Mountaineering Institute- the oldest mountaineering institute, it also has a museum; The Rope way- also known as Darjeeling-Rangit Valley Passenger Cable Car, it is the country's oldest passenger rope way that connects Darjeeling with Singla Bazaar; Tenzing Gumbo Rocks- two rocks lying beside each other, popular amidst rock climbing enthusiasts; Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center- founded in 1959 for Tibetan refugees, the center produces some excellent-quality carpets and woolens etc; any of the lush tea estates, Natural History Museum- Located in the Botanical Garden, this small museum has a display of colorful birds and butterflies of the region, and Japanese Peace Pagoda- this highest free structure of Darjeeling showcases the four forms (avatars) of Lord Buddha.

    Stay overnight

    Day 3 : Darjeeling - Kalimpong (65 km approx) (Sightseeing)

    Description :

    After breakfast, today you get transferred to Kalimpong, lying at an altitude of 1243 m above the sea level, at the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains. Overlooking Teesta River, Kalimpong is a lovely historical town that boasts of vibrant locals, Buddhist monasteries, lovely views and colonial buildings. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Later, embark on a sightseeing tour of Kalimpong, including its popular tourist attractions such as Forest Museum- placed near Down Hill, this is place comprising the regions flora and fauna on display; Deolo Hill- the highest point of Kalimpong, this point has a well-maintained park that doubles up as a picnic venue; Hanuman Mandir- located next to Deolo hill, this temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman and offers superb views; Dr Graham's Homes- formerly known as the St. Andrew's Colonial Homes, this complex was founded in 1900 and consists of offices, church, bakery etc; Durpin Monastery- also known as Zong Dog Palri Fo Brang Gompa, this monastery also houses rare Buddhist manuscripts; Mangal Dham- a beautiful temple in 2 acres, this temple was constructed in the memory of Guruji Shri Mangal Dasji Maharaj and Pineview Nursery- founded in 1971, this nursery has a collection of exotic and rare north, south and central America's cactus plants. In the evening, you can visit the local market of Kalimpong.

    Stay overnight in Kalimpong.

    Day 4 : Kalimpong - Pelling (105 km)

    Description :

    After breakfast in the morning, get transferred to Pelling, lying at an altitude of 2072 m above the sea level. This serene hill town is known for housing stunning historical sites, exciting trekking trails, exotic wildlife and a variety of orchid and rhododendron flowers. The place gets covered with snow during the winter months. The road journey from Kalimpong to Pelling offers memorable views of Mt Kanchenjunga, Mt Pandim, Mt Kabru, Mt Simvo, Mt Jopuno, Mt Khangchendzonga and Mt Siniolchu. On arrival, check into the hotel. The remaining day is for leisure activities. Pelling is ideal for peace and seclusion seekers.

    Overnight stay in Pelling.

    Day 5 : Pelling Sightseeing

    • Pemayangtse Monastery

    Description :

    On the day of the tour, have your breakfast and get all set for sightseeing in Pelling. The roads of Pelling are lines with lush forests, known for their botanical and zoological richness. Some of the must-visit places here are Rimbi falls- placed near Darap Village, this Waterfall leads to Rimbi River, Rimbi Rock Garden- a well-maintained garden with pathways and pools, ideal for picnics; Khecheopalri Lake - a sacred lake for Hindus and Buddhist lakes, this wish fulfilling lake has crystal clear water, Khecheopalri monastery-located near the Lake, this is a small Buddhist monastery; Kanchenjunga waterfalls- a famous perennial waterfall on a sharp road curve is 28 km away from the town; Pemayangtse Monastery- belonging to Ngingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism, this monastery is one of the oldest monasteries in Sikkim and Rabdantse Palace ruins- built in 1670 by the 2nd Chogyal of Sikkim Tensung Namgyal, the ruins of this palace offer mesmerizing views of the Kanchendzonga ranges.

    Overnight stay.

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Contact Person :-

Mr. Tanweer Equbal

Address :- H.No. 386 Ground Floor ,Bhuiyadih Agrico, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India - 831009

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