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: Darjeeling Half Day Sightseeing And Transfer To Gangtok
Early morning at 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Khancendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather). On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial and Batasia Loop. Back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast next round of sightseeing - Half Day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tenzing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Ava art Gallery and Japanese temple and Peace Pagoda. Later transfer to Gangtok. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park is a 67.56-acre zoo in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. The zoo was opened in 1958, and an average elevation ...
Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling, India
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Travel from Darjeeling to Gangtok
Day 3: Tsomgo Lake And Baba Mandir
After breakfast depart for full day excursion trip to Tsomgo Lake (12400 ft), and Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir which is only 32 km. from Gangtok, the lake is about 1 km long, oval in shape and 15 mtrs deep. The lake is considered sacred by the local people. Spend the evening at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity. Overnight stay at Gangtok. (In case of Land slide or any reason Tshangu Lake is closed we will provided alternate sightseeing).
The temple lies on the road between the Nathula and the Jelepla Pass and is visited by hundreds of people each day. The temple is believed to have wish-fulfilling powers and ...
Between Nathula And Jelepla Pass, Gangtok, India
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Day 4: Departure To Gangtok
After breakfast, transfer to New 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