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Relaxed Darjeeling - Gangtok Tour

Package Duration
9 Days / 8 Nights
Destination Covered
Darjeeling - Gangtok

  • Day 1 : Gangtok

    Description :

    On your arrival in New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB), meet our tour representative who further transfers you to your pre-booked hotel in Gangtok. Check in at your hotel and relax.

    Gangtok is perched at an elevation of 1650 meters above sea level. The town is an important Buddhist pilgrimage center and houses many monasteries, especially Enchey Monastery. Clubs, shopping centers, exquisite eateries, gaming centers and other such entertainment options have made Gangtok a hot-spot for tourists around the world. Oak, elm, poplar and birch and other numerous species of plants and trees merge to form vast expanse of verdure. The vibrant culture is something that also acts as a crowd-puller.

    Overnight stay in hotel.

    Day 2 : Gangtok

    • Hanuman Tok
    • Ganesh Tok
    • Enchey Monastery

    Description :

    Have your breakfast and prepare for Gangtok sightseeing tour. Some of the locations to be visited this day are Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, White Hall, Hanuman Tok, Enchey Monastery, Flower Show, Ganesh Tok, Tashi View Point, Banjhakri Falls.

    In Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom is where you can experience an exposition of art and culture of Gangtok. Here thanka paintings, handlooms, carpets, wooden masks, wooden carved and painted items, cane and bamboo works, multi-craft items, traditional hats and caps, embroidered products and many such things are available for sale and public admiration. With the construction of Enchey Monastery in 1840,

    Gangtok became an important Budhhist pilgrimage spot and saw a sudden growth in number of its visitors. In Research Institute of Tibetology, one can get to know more about Tibetan culture, history, beliefs, art and beliefs. Hanuman Tok is a Hindu Temple located at upper regions of Gangtok. It is of high reverence and is maintained by Indian Army. Tashi View Point is a refreshing spot, from where you can enjoy a delightful view of the vicinity, especially of the third highest peak of the world Kanchenjunga.

    After this, you are free to take a stroll in M.G Road (Mall Road) or other local markets. Stay Overnight in the hotel.

    Day 3 : Gangtok - Tsomgo Lake/ Baba Mandir - Gangtok

    Description :

    After breakfast get ready for a visit to Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir.

    Tsomgo Lake or Changu Lake is perched at an elevation of 3780 meters and is a delight for trekkers and nature-lovers. The lake is serene and placid, having no human inhibition around it. Indo-China Border and Nathu La Pass are just a few kilometers from here. Various rare and beautiful species of animals and bird have called the vicinity their home. Rhododendrons, irises, yellow poppies and other such colorful flowers bloom near the lake in the months of May and August. A Shiva Temple on the lakeside is highly-revered and has interesting tales related to it.

    Baba Mandir does not promote a specific religion, but inspires its visitors to become selfless. The temple is dedicated to Baba Harbhajan Singh, an Indian Army soldier. He sacrificed his life near the temple in 1967. There are many stories about Baba that prove that he had spiritual powers. One such legend tells that the man used to warn the team three days prior to the surprise attacks by enemies.

    By evening return to Gangtok, you are free to shop in M.G Road (Mall Road) or other local markets. Stay overnight in hotel.

    Day 4 : Gangtok - Pelling (8 hours - 137 km)

    Description :

    After breakfast, prepare for transfer to Pelling. On reaching, check-in at hotel. Rest of the time is to be spent at leisure.

    Pelling is situated at an altitude of 2150 meters. The town is adorned with monasteries and nature’s mystique. It displays the very essence of culture and nature gracefully. The sight of Himalayan peaks from this town is unforgettable, on a clear day you can catch the sight of the third largest peak of the world (Kanchenjunga), along with Kumbhakarna, Pandim, Zopuno, Shimbho, Rathong, Sinolchu etcetera. Several orchids add on to the beauty of the town. Also, its short trek routes and rich wildlife make it a preferred location by the trekkers.

    Stay overnight at Pelling.

    Day 5 : Pelling (sightseeing)

    • Tashiding Monastery
    • Pemayangtse Monastery

    Description :

    After breakfast take a drive for full-day sightseeing tour of Pelling, which includes Rimbi Rock Garden, Rimbi Waterfall, Khecheopalri Lake, Khecheopalri Monastery, Kanchenjunga Waterfall, Rabdantse Ruins and Pemayangtse Monastery.

    Khecheopalri Lake is a highly-revered Buddhist lake; it is believed that if someone wishes for something here, gets it granted soon. The lake is a part of Buddhist pilgrimage circuit, along with Dubdi Monastery, Pemayangtse Monastery, the Sanga Choeling Monastery, the Rabdentse ruins and Tashiding Monastery. Other parts of this circuit, Pemayangtse Monastery and Rabdentse ruins are also to be visited. Pemayangtse Monastery is a popular monastery in Western Sikkim and also one of the oldest monasteries of Sikkim.

    It was built for monks of pure Tibetan lineage, ta-tshang. Rabdentse ruins served as second capital of erstwhile kingdom of Sikkim between 1670 and 1814. There are many legends that attract Buddhist pilgrims here. The roars of Kanchenjunga Falls can be heard from great distance. It falls from a height of 300 feet, and looks magnificent.

    In the evening, you are free to take a stroll in the helipad or local markets. Stay overnight in the hotel.

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Contact Detail

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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