Spread in ribbons over a steep mountain ridge, surrounded by emerald-green tea plantations and towered over by the majestic Khangchendzonga (8598m), Darjeeling is the definitive Indian hill station.On the steep and bustling streets winding through town, you can lose yourself amid an array of Himalayan faces from Sikkim, Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet. And finally, when energies start to flag, a good, steaming Darjeeling brew is never far away.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrive At Darjeeling
Meet and greet at airport / New Jalpaiguri railway station and transfer to Darjeeling Known as the 'Queen of the Hills', Darjeeling is one of the most famous hill stations in the world. Check in at the hotel. Overnight halt
Day 2: Pelling Local Tour & Transfer To Gangtok
After breakfast at hotel – Drive for Full Day Sight Seeing of Pelling and its surroundings - The routes are forested and the botanical and zoological richness is inspiring, Places of visit are- The Rimbi Water Falls, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kanchandzonga Waterfalls - “It is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Sikkim and is normally active throughout the year”, Khecheopari Lake - “it is one of the holy Buddhist lake and it is believed that any wish in front of the lake comes true - Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird and thus the water surface is always free of leaves “, Kechopalri Monastery, Kanchenjunga Water Falls, Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins, the scenic view from the top of the ruin to the mystic heights of Kanchendzonga ranges is something to be cherished – 2nd half surface transfer to Gangtok , Overnight stay at hotel.
Travel from Darjeeling to Gangtok
Day 3: Excursion To Tsomgo Lake And Baba Mandir & Back (Timing Will Depend On The Issuance Of Permit)
A day excursion to Tsomgo Lake - The Tsomgo lake in Sikkim is a holy lake worshipped by the Sikkimese. Tsomgo (Changu) lake, which is hardly 20 km away from the famous Nathula Pass and about 400 km from Lhasa (Tibet). Its cool, placid water harmonies with the picturesque beauty around, which is increased by its reflection in the lake. A small temple of Lord Shiva is built on the lakeside.
Primula flowers and other alpine plantation grow around the Tsomgo lake Sikkim, which has an average depth of 50 ft, provides a pristine beauty to this place & Baba Mandir - Captain "Baba" Harbhajan Singh (August 3, 1941 – October 4, 1968) was an Indian army officer who died near the Nathula Pass in eastern Sikkim, India. He is revered by the soldiers of the Indian army, who have built a shrine in his honour - Nathu La Pass to Republic of China is nearly 20 kilometers and is optional tour - Back to Gangtok - Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok. (Incase of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tshangu Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing will be provided).
Day 4: Departure To Gangtok
After breakfast, transfer toNew Jalpaiguri railway station / Bagdogra airport (125 kms / 05 Hrs) for your onward journey. Guest are advised to start early and not to rush. Tour ends and memories begin