The Queen of Hills of the east, Darjeeling is one of the erstwhile colonial summer capitals of the region. The mist shrouded mountain ranges and undulating tea plantations are what draw tourists from across the country to this enchanting destination. The star attractions of a Darjeeling holiday include the Batasia Loop, a martyrs memorial and the famed Botanical Gardens, typical feature at most hill stations.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01 : New Jalpaiguri Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport To Darjeeling (98 Kms / 3 Hrs)
Meet and greet on arrival at New Jalpaiguri railway station / Bagdogra Airport and transfer to Darjeeling (6,710 ft.). On arrival Check-in to hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day 02 : 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 Center (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Ropeway and Japanese Temple. Evening free for shopping or leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
One of the best ways to experience the panoramic views that Darjeeling is so famous for, is by taking a ride on the ropeway. It's also called the Rangeet Valley Cable Car ...
Day 03 : Darjeeling To Pelling (109 Kms / 4 Hrs)
This morning after breakfast transfer to Pelling (6,100 ft.). On arrival check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay at Pelling.
Travel from Darjeeling to Pelling
Day 04 : Pelling Sightseeing
After breakfast start for full day sightseeing. 1st Half tour - Darap village, Rimbi water Falls, Sewaro Rock Garden, Khecheopalri Lake and 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 05 : Pelling To Gangtok (120 Kms / 5 Hrs) Via Chardham
After breakfast transfer to Gangtok (5,480 ft.). Enroute visit Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse and Siddheshwar Dham (Chardham) in Namchi. On arrival Check-in to hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Travel from Pelling to Gangtok
Day 06 : Gangtok Local Sightseeing
Start for a full day city tour covering Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Flower show, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Center, Institute of Tibetology, Dro-dul Chorten, Ranka Monastery and Banjakhri Falls (maximum 6 hours). Overnight stay at Gangtok.