Darjeeling is a famous tourist destination and a Himalayan city in the state of West Bengal. It is located at a height of 6,710 ft in the Mahabharat Range or Lesser Himalaya. A charming small town, Darjeeling enjoys pleasant weather all year round and offers numerous options of things to do to its tourists and residents alike.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01: New Jalpaiguri Railway Station / Ixb Airport – Gangtok (125 Kms / 4 Hrs)
Meet and Greet on arrival at New Jalpaiguri railway station
/ IXB Airport and transfer to Gangtok (5,480 ft.). On arrival Check-in to hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 02: Excursion To Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
After breakfast start for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) & Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms one way from Gangtok city. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
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...
Nathu La Pass, Gangtok, India
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Day 03: Gangtok – Lachen (122 Kms / 6 Hrs)
After breakfast pick up from hotel and transfer to Lachen (9,800 ft.). Enroute visit Singhik View point, Seven Sister Waterfall, Naga Water Fall, and arrive Lachen by evening. Dinner at hotel. Overnight stay at Lachen.
The popular Singhik View Point offers the most magnificent view of Mt. Khangchendzonga and Mt. Siniolchu.
Singhik, Sikkim, India
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Travel from Gangtok to Lachen
Day 04: Lachen – Chopta Valley – Gurudongmar Lake – Lachung
Early Morning drive to Chopta Valley (13,200 ft.) and Gurudongmar Lake (17,100 ft.). Back to hotel. After lunch and drive to Lachung (8,800 ft.). Arrive Lachung by evening. Dinner and Overnight stay at Lachung.
Situated at a height of 17,800 feet, it is considered one the most sacred lakes by the Buddhists and Hindus alike. The beautiful and awe inspiring lake (190 kms from Gangtok) ...
Lachen, Sikkim 737120, India
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Travel from Lachen to Lachung
Day 05: Lachung – Yumthang Valley Excursion – Gangtok
Early Morning drive to Yumthang Valley (11,800 ft. Known as Valley of Flowers). On the way back, visit Hot Spring considered to have medicinal properties. Back to resort for lunch and transfer to Gangtok, enroute witness the wonderful Bheema and Twin waterfalls. On arrival at Gangtok check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Yumthang Valley is a grazing pasture surrounded by the Himalayan mountains in the North Sikkim district of Sikkim, India. It is at an elevation of 3,564 metres (11,800) above ...
Lachung, Sikkim, India
Travel from Lachung to Gangtok
Day 06: Gangtok – Pelling (120 Kms / 5 Hrs) Via Chardham
After breakfast start for Pelling (6,100 ft.). Enroute visit Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse and Siddheshwar Dham (Chardham) in Namchi. On arrival check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay at Pelling.
Travel from Gangtok to Pelling
Day 07: Pelling Sightseeing
After breakfast start for full day sightseeing. 1st Half tour - Darap village, Rimbi waterfalls, Sewaro Rock Garden, Khecheopalri Lake & Khangchendzongha waterfalls. In afternoon start for 2nd Half tour - Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins, New Halipad Ground. Overnight stay at Pelling.
Pemayangtse Monastery Pemayangtse literally means perfect sublime lotus. This is one of the oldest and most important monasteries of Sikkim. Founded in 1705, this monastery ...
Pelling, Sikkim, India
Phone: 03595/250760 or 250141
Day 08: Pelling – Darjeeling (109 Kms / 4 Hrs)
After breakfast transfer to Darjeeling (6,710 ft.). On arrival check-in to hotel and rest of the day free. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Travel from Pelling to Darjeeling
Day 09: Darjeeling Sightseeing
Early Morning (at 04:00 am) drive to Tiger hill to watch the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 ft. Worlds 3rd highest peak), on your way back visit 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. Evening free for shopping or leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.