9 Days 8 Nights
Day 01: NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport – Darjeeling
As you will arrive at New Jalpaiguri railway station (Siliguri) or Bagdogra Airport (Siliguri), our representative will be waiting for you to transfer you to Darjeeling (6,950 ft.). Overnight dinner and stay at Darjeeling hotel.
Day 02: Darjeeling Local Sightseeing
Early morning, you will drive to Tiger Hill (8,400 ft.), from where you can watch the stunning sun rising above the horizon over the Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 ft), world’s third largest peak. On your way back from Tiger Hill, you will be visiting other attractions of Darjeeling like Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Ropeway and Japanese Temple. The evening will be free for leisure. Also, you may go shopping and pick some tea and Tibetan artifacts. Dinner and overnight stay at Darjeeling hotel.
Day 03: Darjeeling to Kalimpong
After breakfast drive to Kalimpong (4000 ft), a drive of 58 km. Also known as the garden of flowers, the town has almost everything that defines scenic beauty like flowers, greenery, waters, mists and clouds. On arrival at Kalimpong, check into a hotel for overnight stay.
Day 04: Kalimpong to Gangtok
After breakfast we will go for a sightseeing tour of Kalimpong. The tour will include a visit to Durpin Hill, which has the famous Zong Dog PalriFo- Brang Monastery that belongs to the same Buddhist sect as the present Dalai Lama. We will also visit the Jelapla View Point, Pine View Point, Kalim Temple, Dr Graham’s Homes Complex. The complex has historic church and well maintained grounds founded in 1900 by Rev. Dr. J A Graham, a Scottish missionary. Later, we will take you to Delo Hill (5556 ft) that appears to be the roof- of- the- world, is the highest point in Kalimpong. Delo also has the town’s picturesque water reservoir. Thereafter, we will visit the Mangal Dham Temple constructed in memory of the late Guru Shree (108) Mangal Dasji and dedicated to Lord Krishna. Further, Kalimpong Arts & Crafts Centre is another important stopover.
In the afternoon drive to Gangtok, the land of unspoiled natural beauty with alpine landscapes, thick luxuriant forests, rivers in torrent and peaceful lakes. On arrival, check into a hotel. For rest of the day you are free to explore the local area. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05: Gangtok Local Sightseeing
Today, you will be going for a sightseeing tour to Gangtok covering Tashi view point (famous for offering stunning view of sweeping view of Kanchenjunga snow peaks), popular Hindu temples like Ganesh Tok, and Hanuman Tok, Flower show, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Institute of Tibetology, Dro-dulChorten, Enchey Monastery ( a rare monastery founded by Lama Druptab Karpo in 1840) and Banjakhri Falls. Dinner and overnight stay at Gangtok hotel.
Day 06: Excursion To Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
Kick start your day with a hearty meal as today is going to be a fun day. According to your pre-decided schedule, you will be visiting Tsomgo Lake (12,400 Feet), a high-altitude lake that is sacred to both Hindus and Buddhist. After spending few minutes at the lake, you will visit the Baba Mandir (13,200 Feet). Dinner and Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 07: Gangtok to Pelling via Chardham
Post breakfast; embark on a ride to Pelling, a tiny hamlet located in the West Sikkim. During the journey from Gangtok to Pelling, you will stop at Namchi where you will be going for sightseeing to Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse & Siddheshwar Dham (Chardham). At the Siddheshwar Dham, you can see a replica of all the 12 Jyotirlingas and four Dhams and 108 feet high statue of Lord Shiva. On arrival in Pelling, you will be transferred to hotel for overnight stay and dinner.
Day 08: Pelling Local Sightseeing
Early morning, treat yourself to the beautiful view of mountains. In the first half of the day, you will be visiting Darap village, Rimbi water Falls, Khecheopalri Lake & Khangchendzongha waterfalls. Then in the second half, you will visit Pemayangtse Monastery (one of the oldest monasteries in Sikkim), Rabdentse Ruins, and New Helipad Ground. Dinner and overnight stay at Pelling hotel.
Day 09: Pelling– NJP Railway Station /Bagdogra Airport
Post breakfast, Check out and embark on a drive from the hotel to reach New Jalpaiguri railway station (Siliguri) or Bagdogra Airport (Siliguri). Your arrival at the railway station or airport will mark the end of the tour.