Nestled among the rolling mountains with the glistening Mt Kanchenjunga towering over the azure sky, Darjeeling fondly called "Queen of the Hills", provides a perfect gateway for those seeking to be in harmony with nature.This is the land of the muscatel flavoured Darjeeling tea revered by connoisseurs across the globe.
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 To Lachung (2 Nights)
After breakfast, get ready for an enjoyable drive to Lachung (8000 ft / 124 kms / 6 hrs). On the way stop and enjoy a few wonderful locations like Tashi View Point, Kabi Lungstok, Naga Waterfalls, Seven Sisters Waterfalls, the confluence of Lachen-Chu and Lachung- Chu at Chungthang, Twin Waterfalls and Bhim Nala Waterfalls.
Lunch will be served at Namok (subject to vehicle route). You will arrive in Lachung by evening. Have a splendid dinner at your hotel. Overnight stay in Lachung.
NRI, OCI, PIO Card holder & Foreign National will be allowed to visit Lachung, Yumthang & Yumesamdong, with a valid permit. They also have to be 02 & above is number.
Travel from Gangtok to Lachung
Day Excursion To Yumthang Valley
Early morning proceed on a day excursion to Yumthang Valley which is known as Valley of Flowers (11800 Ft / 3598 Mts / 25 Kms / 1.5 hrs one way). On the way visit the Hot Spring and Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 5: Lachung To Gangtok
After breakfast, prepare for your transfer to Gangtok (110 lms / 4-5 hrs). On the way, for a clear view of the Kanchenjunga Range, stop at the point between Singhik and Mangan, and you could just get lucky with some magnificent views. This location offers visitors a majestic view of Mt. Pandim, Mt. Kabru, Mt. Simvo, Mt. Jopuno, Mt. Khangchendzonga and Mt. Siniolchu. Lunch will be had at Namok on the way. Overnight at hotel in Gangtok.
Travel from Lachung to Gangtok
Day 6: Transfer From Gangtok To Darjeeling
After breakfast, prepare for your transfer to Darjeeling (7380 ft / 2250 mts, 115 kms / 4-5 hrs). Overnight at hotel in Darjeeling.
Travel from Gangtok to Darjeeling
Day 7: Darjeeling Full Day Sightseeing Tour With Tiger Hill
Spend your day today witnessing a magnificent sunrise over the Himalayas and exploring local tourist attractions. 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 at your hotel, visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursday), Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Darjeeling Ropeway Ride (Ticket cost not included & will be approx INR 180.00 per person), Tenzing - Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre (closed on Sundays), Japanese Temple & Peace Pagoda, and panoramic view of Tea Estate. End your lovely city tour day with an overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 8: Departure From Darjeeling
After you have finished your breakfast, a transfer will be arranged to Bagdogra Airport/ NJP Railway Station from the hotel (distance from Darjeeling to Bagdogra Airport: 110 kms/3 hrs). Your tour in Darjeeling has ended. Let the memories begin!