Originally just a cluster of villages that was administered intermittently by Nepal and Sikkim, Darjeeling grew in prominence during the mid 19th century when, because of its climate, the British first established a hill station there after leasing it from the Chogyal of Sikkim and later discovered that the area was particularly well suited for Tea plantations.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Gangtok
Meet and greet on arrival at New Jalpaiguri railway station / Bagdogra and transfer to Gangtok. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Excursion To Tsomgo Lake And Baba Mandir
A day excursion to Tsomgo Lake ( Timing will depend on the issuance of Permit ) situated at a height of 3,780 Mts. with an average depth of 50 ft and Baba Mandir. The shrine made in memory of sepoy Harbhajan Singh. Back to Gangtok. Overnight stay at hotel.
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 To Lachung
After breakfast pick up from hotel at Gangtok and transfer to Lachung ( Timing will depend on the issuance of Permit ) Via Phodong, Mangan, Singik Chungthang and Maltim. Lunch on the way. Overnight stay at Lachung.
Travel from Gangtok to Lachung
Day 4: Excursion To Yumthang Valley And Back To Lachung
Early Morning visit Yumthang Valley ( Famous as Valley of variety of Rhododendron ). Yumthang is the summer grazing ground of the yaks and winter playgrounds of yetis ( Myth ). On the way back visit the Hot Spring considered to have medicinal properties. Back to resort for lunch. Overnight stay at Lachung.
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
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Day 5: Lachung To Gangtok
After breakfast departure (8.00 am) to Gangtok. Rest of the day free for own activities. Overnight stay at hotel.
Travel from Lachung to Gangtok
Day 6: Gangtok To Darjeeling
After breakfast start half day city tour of Gangtok covering Rumtek Monastery, JL Botanical Garden, Do-drul Chorten, Institute of Tibetology (closed on Sunday), Flower show and Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms (Closed On Sunday). After completion of Gangtok city tour transfer to Darjeeling. Arrive Darjeeling and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Flower exhibition center is one of the major view points in Gangtok. The entrance welcomes the tourist and after entering the exhibition center one is lost in world of ...
White Hall Complex, Gangtok, Sikkim, 737101, India
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Travel from Gangtok to Darjeeling
Day 7: Darjeeling Sightseeing
Early Morning visit Tiger Hill, famous for sunrise over Mount Kanchendzonga. On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop and back to hotel. After breakfast proceed for visit 7 points, covering The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park(both closed on Thursday), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan self Help Refuge Centre (closed on Sunday), Tea Garden (outer view), Japanese Temple, Peace Pagoda and Ropeway ( optional, ropeway ride ticket to be paid by guest directly). Overnight stay at hotel.
The HMI is one of the oldest mountaineering institutes of the country and has played a pivotal role in training mountaineers across the country. The institute is situated on ...
Jawahar Parvat , Darjeeling, India
Phone: 0354 2254087
Day 8: Excursion To Mirik And Pashupati Market
Today after breakfast we take you to Mirik, a small picturesque hill station with a beautiful lake surrounded by forested hills on all sides with the back drop of Mt Kanchenjunga. A drive to Mirik runs through some fascinating tea gardens and pine forests. Enjoy horse ride and boating at the lake ( boating payment direct). On the way back to Darjeeling return via Pashupati market in Nepal India border (need extra vehicle to enter into the market, direct payment). Return to hotel in the afternoon and have free evening.