Darjeeling, nestled among rolling mountains, is a perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Popular places to visit include Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop and the War Memorial, and the Himalayan Zoological Park and Snow Leopard Breeding Center. 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: Arrival At Gangtok
Arrival at New Jalpaiguri railway station / Bagdogra airport. Transfer to Gangtok. Check in the hotel. Visit M.G. Marg by walking and evening individual activities. Overnight stay at hotel in Gangtok.
Day 2: Tsomgo Lake And Baba Mandir
After breakfast depart for full day excursion trip to Tsomgo Lake (12400 feet) 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 hotel in Gangtok. (In case of Land slide or any reason Tsomgo 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 3: Gangtok Full Day Tour
After breakfast you will start your full day Gangtok tour which will cover Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Flower show, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Center, Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday and government Holidays), Directorate of Handicrafts and Handloom (Closed on Sunday and Government Holidays), Dro-drul Chorten, Nam Nang View Point (Ropeway on direct payment basis), Burtuk Falls, Ranka Monastery, Enchey Monastery and Banjakhri Falls. Evening back to hotel and overnight stay.
Ranka Monastery is a popular Buddhist monastery situated in Lingdum. Locally known as the Lingdum monastery, this monastery is run by the Sikkimese Gharwan Rimpoche. Known for...
Lingdum, Gangtok, Sikkim, 737101, India
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Day 4: Gangtok To Darjeeling
After breakfast, transfer to Darjeeling (7380 feet / 2250 meters, 115 Kms / 04 to 05 Hrs). Overnight stay at hotel.
Travel from Gangtok to Darjeeling
Day 5: 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 Center, Tea Estate (outer view), Ava art Gallery and Japanese temple, Peace Pagoda, Labong Race Course and Rope Way. Overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.