Destinations Covered: Bagdogra / Jalpaiguri - Pelling - Gangtok - Kalimpong - Darjeeling
Duration: 8 Nights/9 Days
Day 01: Arrival at Bagdogra / New Jalpaiguri - Drive to Pelling
Upon your arrival at Bagdogra airport or New Jalpaiguri railway station, our representative will welcome you. Our representative will assist you towards your first destination Pelling (Pemyangtse). For reaching the same, you would be driven for 135 kms. As soon as you reach there, you will be checking-in to a hotel. Your overnight stay will be at the hotel in Pelling.
Day 02: Pelling
Your morning begins with a luscious breakfast in the hotel. After breakfast, you will be taken for a full day sightseeing tour which would be inclusive of Rimbi Water Fall, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kechopalri Lake, Kanchanjunga Water Falls, Pemayantse Monastery, Rabdentse Ruins. At night, you will be unwinding to your hotel room.
Day 03: Pelling - Gangtok
Day three begins with a sumptuous breakfast in the hotel. After having breakfast, you will be taken towards your next destination Gangtok, for which you would be undertaking a journey of 125 kms. Gangtok is the gateway to Sikkim. Upon your arrival, our representatives will help you check-in to a hotel. Overlooking Himalayan Ranges, Gangtok is a beautiful city. Buddhism is a major religion in this area. It will be an exclusive opportunity for you to explore the real beauty of the Himalayan ranges, valley and natural exquisiteness of this city. Your overnight stay will be at a hotel in Gangtok.
Day 04: Gangtok
Morning will start with a sightseeing tour of the city. After having breakfast you will be taken for a visit to the Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms, Research Institute of Tibetology. Furthermore, you will explore Chorten (Stupa), Flower Show, Jhakri Waterfalls and Rumtek Monastery. Later in the afternoon, you will be taken to Botanical Garden, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok & Tashi View Point. In the night, you will be return to your hotel room for an overnight stay.
Day 05: Gangtok
After having breakfast in the hotel, you will be taken in a full day expedition of Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir. Tsomgo Lake, also known as Changu Lake, is a glacial lake in the East Sikkim. Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir is a well known temple near the Nathu La Pass, built in a memory of a soldier of the Indian Army. Later in the evening, you will be return back to your hotel room. At night, you are free to enjoy the usual prettiness of this city with delectable food. Once at Gangtok, don't forget to try the authentic momos, a traditional dish of region.
Day 06: Gangtok - Kalimpong
After having breakfast in Gangtok, you will proceed towards your destination Kalimpong. It will be a drive of near by 85 Km / 3.5 hrs. As soon as you arrive, you will be escorted to a hotel. Later, you will be taken for a sightseeing tour of Forest Museum (Closed on Thursday), Deolo Hill, Dr Graham Homes School, Durpin Monastary, Mangaldham, Pine View Nurseries (Cactus Only). Overnight stay will be at the hotel itself.
Day 07: Kalimpong - Darjeeling
In the morning, post a stomach-filling breakfast, you would be taken to Darjeeling, an internationally renowned Himalayan town. It will be a drive of 66 km. The journey is likely to take about 2.5 hrs. Upon your arrival, you will check-in to a hotel. After taking some rest, later in the afternoon, you will be taken for the visit to the Botanical Garden and National History Museum. After the visit, you will return to the hotel for night stay.
Day 08: Darjeeling
Early morning, you will be taken to Tiger Hill, the highest point, for a breath-taking view of sunrise over Mt Kanchenjunga. Later, you would be taken to Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop on the way back to the hotel. You will return to the hotel and have breakfast, after which, you will be taken for a ride in the Toy Train (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) from Darjeeling to Ghoom and back. Later in the afternoon, you will be visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Zoological Park, Tibetan Refugee Centre and Happy Valley Tea Estate. Your overnight stay will be at the hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 09: Gangtok - Bagdogra or New Jalpaiguri for Departure
After having breakfast, you will be driven back to Bagdogra airport or New Jalpaiguri railway station. It will be a drive of 98 Km / 3 hrs. You will be escorted till the departure place, from where you will catch a flight or train towards your onward destination.
Discover the quaint and serene beauty of the hill stations of West bengal and Sikkim with this travel package.