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Kalimpong - Gangtok - Darjeeling Tour

Package Duration
8 Days / 7 Nights
Destination Covered
Kalimpong - Gangtok - Darjeeling

  • Day 1 : Kalimpong

    Description :

    On your arrival in Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB), meet our tour representative who further transfers you to Kalimpong. This is approximately a four-hour-long drive covering a distance of about 85 km. As you reach Kalimpong, Check in at your hotel and relax. In the evening you are free to take a stroll in local markets or nurseries.

    Kalimpong is a prominent floral trader, perched at an elevation of 1250 meters. A massive number of orchids and nurseries surround the town. Nepalese, Lepchas and other ethnic groups and migrants call this town home, together contributing to its rich heritage. The town happens to be a religious center of Buddhism, so you can find many monasteries here.

    Overnight stay in hotel.

    Day 2 : Kalimpong sightseeing

    Description :

    Have your breakfast and prepare for Kalimpong sightseeing, which includes Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir, Forest Museum (closed on Thursdays), Durpin Monastery, Mangaldham, Pine View Nursery and Dr. Graham Homes. In the evening you are free to take a leisure walk in nurseries of shop in local markets.

    Durpin Monastery or Zand Dog Palri Monastery is an important religious center of the area. It was built in 1972 by Honable Dudjum Rinponche. In Pine View Nursery, vast and rare collection of cactus plants is to be seen. Hanuman Mandir and Mangaldham are revered Hindu shrines dedicated to Lord Hanuman and Lord Krishna, respectively. Lord Hanuman features a 30-ft-high statue of Lord Hanuman, the largest one in North-East India.

    Overnight stay in hotel.

    Day 3 : Kalimpong - Gangtok (1 ½ hour- 73 km)

    • Enchey Monastery

    Description :

    Have your breakfast and check out from your hotel, as you proceed to Gangtok. On reaching Gangtok, check-in at your pre-booked hotel and relax. Later, leave for Gangtok sightseeing; which includes Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Enchey Monastery, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), White Hall, Flower Show etcetera.

    At Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom and Research Institute of Tibetology, the visitors broaden their knowledge about Tibetan art, culture and spirituality. With the establishment of Enchey Monastery in 1909, Gangtok came into the limelight as a major pilgrimage spot of Buddhism. Legends that here the spirits of Yabdean, Khangchendzonga and Mah?k?la Guru Padmasambhava reside here and were subdued by Guru Padmasambhava. Do-Drul Chorten is a stupa dating back to 1945; it was built by Trulshik Rinpoche. The complex features Chorten Lakahang and Guru Lakhang, where you can spot statues of Guru Rinpoche.

    Return to your hotel for overnight stay. .

    Day 4 : Gangtok - Baba Mandir and Tsomgo Lake - Gangtok (approximately 1 hour- 38 km, one side)

    Description :

    In the morning, have your breakfast and proceed for an excursion to Baba Mandir and Tsomgo Lake. On returning Gangtok, you are free to take a stroll in MG Road or local markets.

    Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir is a different kind of temple, dedicated to an Indian Army soldier. It is believed that he had spiritual powers. He used to warn the team three days prior surprise attack by the enemies. Hero of Nathula or Baba Harbhajan Singh sacrificed his life in 1967, near the shrine.

    Tsomgo Lake is an emerald glacial lake situated at an altitude of 3780 meters. This is a treasury for trekkers and nature-lovers; surrounded by titan hills and purest form of nature. Red Panda, Brahminy ducks and other such adorable animals and birds call the vicinity their home. During May and August, a mélange of flowers like yellow poppies and rhododendrons get strewn all around. Don’t forget to offer prayers in the Lord Shiva Temple on the lakeside.

    Return to Gangtok. Overnight stay in hotel.

    (Please note: In case the lake area is closed due to landslides or other reasons, alternative sightseeing session is to be provided).

    Day 5 : Gangtok - Darjeeling (2 ½ hours - 97 km)

    Description :

    Have your breakfast and get ready to visit Darjeeling. On Reaching, check-in at your hotel and relax. In the evening, you are free to wander through Mall Road or other local markets of the area.

    Darjeeling, the town of tea gardens, is settled at an altitude of 7100 feet. Its tea is internationally extolled for its taste. The locale is draped with manicured tea gardens, sprinkling enlivening aroma in the aura. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is yet another asset of the town, something that makes the town stand out. This railway line has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It meanders through the green carpet of the hills offering an enchanting experience to its passengers. The British made it their summer capital during their raj in India. They generously dotted the town with their signature-styled buildings.

    Overnight stay in hotel.

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Mangaldeep Travels

Contact Person :-

Mr. Dilip Raj Pradhan

Address :- Near Community Hall, Old Silk Road, Rangli Bazar, Gangtok, Sikkim, India - 737131
Primary Number :- 08042754484

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