Darjeeling is located in the Shivalik hills of the lower range of the Himalayas. Like most other hill stations in India, the British developed Darjeeling as a respite from the summer heat in the plains.Gangtok stands at an altitude of 5047 feet (null.3 meters). Gangtok roughly means Majestic or Lofty Hill.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 01 : Arrival At Bagdodra To Gangtok
Meet and Greet on arrival at New Jalpaiguri railway station / IXB Airport and transfer to Gangtok (5,480 feet). On arrival Check-in to hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 02 : Sightseeing Tour Of Gangtok
After breakfast start for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 feet) and Baba Mandir (13,200 feet) which is 55 kms one way from Gangtok city. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 03 : Gangtok To Lachung
After breakfast pick up from hotel and transfer to Lachung (8,800 feet). Enroute visit Singhik View point, Seven Sister Water Fall, Naga Water Fall and arrive Lachung by evening. Overnight stay at Lachung.
Travel from Gangtok to Lachung
Day 04 : Lachung To Yumthang Valley Excursion – Gangtok
Early Morning drive to Yumthang Valley (11,800 feet Known as Valley of Flowers). On the way back, visit Hot Spring considered to have medicinal properties. Back to resort for lunch and transfer to Gangtok, enroute witness the wonderful Bheema and Twin water falls. On arrival at Gangtok check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
The Yumthang Hot Spring is located some distance away from Yumthang village. To reach the hot spring one has to walk a few hundred yards from the road and across a pedestrian ...
Yumthang, Lachung, Sikkim
Phone: Not Available
Travel from Lachung to Gangtok
Day 05 : Gangtok To Pelling
After breakfast start for Pelling (6,100 feet). Enroute visit Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse and Siddheshwar Dham (Chardham) in Namchi. On arrival check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay at Pelling.
Travel from Gangtok to Pelling
Day 06 : Sightseeing Tour Of Pelling
After breakfast start for full day sightseeing. 1st Half tour - Darap village, Rimbi water Falls, 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 07 : Pelling To Darjeeling
After breakfast transfer to Darjeeling (6,710 feet). On arrival check-in to hotel and rest of the day free. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Travel from Pelling to Darjeeling
Day 08 : Sightseeing Tour Of Darjeeling
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 Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Ropeway and Japanese Temple. Evening free for shopping or leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.