Popularly known as the Queen of Hills, Darjeeling is located in the Shivalik hills of the lower range of the Himalayas. Tourists throng to Darjeeling throughout the year to enjoy its cool weather, mystical Himalayan mountains, beautiful hills and more. Each sight in this town is picture-perfect. Darjeeling is perfect for honeymoons or romantic getaways. It offered - serene atmosphere, view of the snowline, scented pines and a golden colored brew called the Darjeeling tea.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival In Gangtok
Upon your meet and greet with our representative at Bagdogra Airport or at NJP Railway Station, a transfer will be arranged to the peaceful hill station of Gangtok (130 kms / 5 hrs). Check in at your hotel in this beautiful destination and start to get familiar with your surroundings. In the evening, set out on a shopping spree along the roads of main market area M.G Marg. Overnight stay in Gangtok.
Day Exursion To Tsangu Lake & Baba Madir
After breakfast, prepare for a full day excursion to glacial Tsomgo Lake (12,310 feet), and the temple of Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir (a very holy site for all) - at a short distance of only 40 kms from Gangtok.
Home to the Brahmini ducks and many migratory birds, the 1 kilometer long lake is oval shaped and nearly 50 feet deep. The surface reflects different colours with change of seasons and is held in great reverence by the local Sikkimese folk. Spend the evening in Gangtok for some recreational activities such as shopping and a delicious local dinner. Overnight stay in Gangtok.
In case of Land slide or any reason Tshangu Lake is closed we will provided alternate sightseeing.
NRI, OCI, PIO Card holder & Foreign National are not allowed to visit Baba Mandir & Nathula Pass. They are allowed to visit till Tshangu Lake, with a valid permit. They also have to be 02 & above is number to visit Tshangu Lake.
Day 3: Gangtok Half Day Sightseeing Tour & Transfer To Darjeeling
After breakfast go for local sightseeing covering Jhakri Water Falls along with Do-rul Chhorten, Research Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday), Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom (Closed on Sunday) and Flower Show. In the afternoon, prepare for your transfer to Darjeeling (7100 ft / 115 kms / 4-5 hrs). Evening free for leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Travel from Gangtok to Darjeeling
Day 4: Darjeeling Departure With Tiger Hill
Start your day today witnessing a magnificent sunrise over the Himalayas. To watch the blaze of rapidly changing colors of the snow peaks as the sun strikes, set out early in the morning, before dawn (4 am), to the highest point in Darjeeling, Tiger Hill (2590 m) - for views of a breathtaking sunrise and its reflection rays over the Kanchenjunga Ranges and other impressive Himalayan peaks.
On the way back to your hotel, visit Batasia Loop and Ghoom Monastery. Expected arrival time at hotel: 7 am. After freshening up and a hearty breakfast, leave Darjeeling and proceed towards NJP Railway Station/Bagdogra Airport (distance from Darjeeling to Bagdogra Airport: 110 kms/3 hrs). Your tour in Darjeeling has ended. Let the memories begin.