Darjeeling sprawls over a west-facing slope in a confusing web of interconnecting roads and steep flights of steps. Expect an uphill hike to your hotel if arriving at the train station or jeep stand. It is certainly that Darjeeling in the post modern era comprises of six T’s -Tea, Teak, Tourism, Toy Train, Tiger Hill and Trekkers’ paradise.
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 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 and overnight stay at hotel in Gangtok.
The Gallery was established by the couples late Mr. Bhopal Rao Sett and his wife late Ava Devi in 1965. This Gallery is full of water, oil & thread paintings. But the works on...
Hill Cart Road, Darjeeling - 734101, India
Travel from Darjeeling to Gangtok
Day 3: Tsomgo Lake And Baba Mandir
After breakfast depart for full day excursion trip to Tsomgo Lake and Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir which is only 32 km from Gangtok, the lake is about 1 km long, oval in shape and 15 meters 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).