Darjeeling is considered to be the “Queen of the Hills” in India. The place is remarkable for its panoramic beauty and is an ideal destination for the tourist to be in harmony with the nature. The tour to Darjeeling provides variety of activities from leisurely walk to the more grueling activities such as trekking, river rafting and other adventurous sports.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day-1 : New Jalpaiguri Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport-gangtok (5500 Ft /1677 Mts, 135 Kms / 4½ -5 Hrs).
On arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport you will be received by our office executive who will assist you to board your vehicle to Gangtok. Upon arrival proceed to the hotel for check-in; the evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Gangtok.
Day-2 : Excursion To Tshangu Lake And Baba Mandir (12400 Ft / 3780 Mts / 43 Kms / 2hrs)
After breakfast at the hotel you will depart for full day sight seeing of Tshangu Lake and Baba Mandir. Return to Gangtok in the evening for overnight stay at hotel.
Tshangu Lake: is one of the most popular destinations for tourists; it is located at 43 km from Gangtok. The lake is about 1km long, oval in shape, 15 metres deep and is considered sacred by the local people. This placid lake remains frozen during the winter months. On the way to the Lake, you will enjoy beautiful scenery and snow capped mountains. The cool water of the Lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around.
(In case of Land slide or any other reason Tshangu Lake is closed we will provide alternate sightseeing).
After breakfast at hotel you will depart for a city tour of Gangtok. This includes Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms, Research Institute of Tibetology, Dro-drul Chorten (Stupa, built by the venerable Trulshi Rimpoche, head of the Nyingma order of Tibetan Buddhism, in 1945), Flower Show, Enchey Monastery (the seat of the Karmapa Rimpoche, head of the Karmapa sub-sect of the Kargyudpa order of Tibetan Buddhism), White Hall. After local sight seeing proceed to Kalimpong. Overnight stay at hotel in Kalimpong.
After breakfast at hotel you will depart for full day sightseeing of the town which includes, tours of Forest Museum (closed on Thursday), Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir, Dr. Grahams Homes School, Durpin Monastery, Mangal Dham and Pine View Nursery (cactus only). After local sight seeing proceed to Darjeeling, overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Mangal Dham, a temple located in the beautiful town of Kalimpong, was built in 1993. The temple was constructed by Shri Krishna Pranami, a Hindu sect and in the memory of late...
Rc Mintri Road, Kalimpong, Darjeeling District, India
Travel from Kalimpong to Darjeeling
Day-5 : Darjeeling Sightseeing
Eary morning excursion to Tiger Hill (8364 Ft / 2550 Mts) at around 3:45 am for viewing sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (if the weather is favorable), Ghoom Monastery, Peace Memorial and Batasia Loop. After breakfast at hotel you will depart for half day city tour of Darjeeling. This includes sight seeing at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tenzing and Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (closed on Sunday), Peace Pagoda. Overnight stay in Darjeeling.
The Bengal Natural History Museum houses a wide collection of Himalayan fauna. There is a collection of almost 4300 types of species in the museum. The Bengal Natural History ...
Bishop Eric Benjamin Rd, Darjeeling - 734101, India
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Day-6 : Darjeeling - New Jalpaiguri Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport (105 Kms / 3½-4 Hrs)
After breakfast at hotel transfer to New Jalpaiguri railway station
/ Bagdogra Airport for your onward journey. As you go home let the everlasting memory of the radiant Himalayas and this beautiful serene place linger in your mind and prompt you now and again to revisit this place.