Gangtok is a cosmopolitan town which offers the tourist all possible amenities. Hotels are available in a range of prices along with a variety of eateries serving cuisine for all tastes. Shopping complexes, cyber cafes, night clubs and pool parlours abound for those so inclined.High mountain passes, clear glacial lakes, adventurous trekking trails, and monasteries in the clouds - the hills of Gangtok make for one refreshing ride
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival Njp Railway Station / (Ixb) Bagdogra Airport To Gangtok
Upon your meet and greet with our representative at Bagdogra Airport or at NJP Railway Station, a transfer will be arranged to the peaceful hill station of Gangtok. Check in at your hotel in this beautiful destination and start to get familiar with your surroundings. In the evening, set out on a shopping spree along the roads of main market area M.G Marg. Overnight stay in Gangtok.
Distance From Bagdogra Airport To Gangtok : 130 kms/5 hrs.
Day 2: Gangtok - Tshangu Lake And Baba Mandir Excursion
After breakfast, prepare for a full day excursion to glacial Tsomgo Lake (12,310 feet), and the temple of Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir (a very holy site for all) – at a short distance of only 40 kms from Gangtok. Home to the Brahmini ducks and many migratory birds, the 1 kilometer long lake is oval shaped and nearly 50 feet deep. The surface reflects different colours with change of seasons and is held in great reverence by the local Sikkimese folk. Spend the evening in Gangtok for some recreational activities such as shopping and a delicious local dinner. Overnight stay in Gangtok.
Sites Visited : Tsomgo Lake, Baba Mandir (if the lake is closed due a landslide or any other reason, alternate sightseeing will be provided).
Day 3: Gangtok Half Day Sightseeing And Transfer To Darjeeling
After breakfast go for local sightseeing covering Directorate of Handicrafts and Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show and Banzakhri Falls. Afternoon transfer to Darjeeling (7100 ft / 115 kms / 4½ hrs).Evening free for leisure. Overnight at hotel.
Ban Jhakri Falls: This spectacular falls plunges from a height of 70 ft amidst lush green surroundings. Ban Jhakri Falls Energy Park, a well-maintained park has been built ...
Gangtok, Sikkim, India
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Travel from Gangtok to Darjeeling
Day 4: Darjeeling (Full Day Tour)
Early in the morning before dawn at 4 am proceed to Tiger Hill to watch the breathtaking sunrise and its reflection rays over the Khancendzonga Ranges. On the way back Visit Batasia Loop and Ghoom Monastery back to hotel at 7 am. After Freshen up and breakfast at the hotel visit to Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-help Centre, Tea Estate (outer view), Ava art Gallery and Japanese temple, Peace Pagoda, Labong Race Course and Rope Way. Overnight stay Darjeeling