Spread in ribbons over a steep mountain ridge, surrounded by emerald-green tea plantations and with a backdrop of jagged white Himalayan peaks floating over distant clouds, the archetypal hill station of Darjeeling is rightly West Bengal’s premier attraction.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival And Transfer To Darjeeling
On arrival at New Jalpaiguri railway station or Bagdogra airport you will be received by our office executive who will assist you to board your vehicle to Darjeeling. Upon arrival proceed for check in at hotel. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day 2: Darjeeling Sightseeing
Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather). On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial and Batasia Loop. Back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast rest for half an hour next round of sightseeing. Half day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda back to hotel. Evening free to stroll around the area. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park is a 67.56-acre zoo in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. The zoo was opened in 1958, and an average elevation ...
Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling, India
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Day 3: Darjeeling To Kalimpong
After breakfast at hotel you will depart for Kalimpong. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel. The evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Kalimpong.
Travel from Darjeeling to Kalimpong
Day 4: Kalimpong Sightseeing
After breakfast you will be taken for a full day sightseeing of the town which includes, tour of Forest Museum (closed on Thursday), Deolo Hill, Dr. Grahams Homes School, Durpin Monastery, Mangal Dham, Pine View Nursery (cactus only) and Hanuman Mandir. Overnight stay at Kalimpong.
Pineview Nursery has a hundred of variety of cactus plants collected from North, South and Central America and are grown in thousands. In the immediate vicinity is Kallimpong'...
Kalimpong Khasmahal, Kalimpong, Darjeeling District, India
Day 5: Kalimpong To Pelling
After breakfast at hotel transfer to Pelling. On a clear day guest can get a clear view of Himalayan range with snow capped mount Pandim, Kumbhakarna, Rathong, Khangchendzonga, Zopuno, Shimbho, Narsing, Sinolchu etc. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. The evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at Pelling.
Mt. Kanchendzonga is the third highest mountain in the world. It rises with an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft) in a section of the Himalayas called Kangchenjunga Himal that ...
Kangchenjunga, Kanchanjunga Conservation Area, Eastern Region 737116
Travel from Kalimpong to Pelling
Day 6: Pelling Sightseeing
After breakfast at a hotel you will be taken for full day sightseeing. This includes Rimbi Water Falls, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kechopalri Lake, Kanchenjunga water Falls, Khecheopalri Monastery , Pemayangtse Monastery and Rabdentse Ruins. 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 7: Pelling To Gangtok
After breakfast at hotel you will be transferred to Gangtok. After check in at a hotel you will be taken to a half day 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, White Hall, Enchey Monastery. Overnight stay in Gangtok.
Enchey Monastery meaning solitary temple, was built in 1909 and is a 200 year old monastery. Located at a distance of 3 km from the city, the monastery is built on the spot, ...
Enchey Monastery Rd, Gangtok, Sikkim, India
Phone: Not Available
Travel from Pelling to Gangtok
Day 8: Excursion To Tsomgo Lake And Baba Mandir
After breakfast start for excursion to Tsongmo Lake and through Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary and Baba Mandir. No entry for foreigner national, they are allowed to visit tillTsongmo Lake, with a valid permit. They also have to be 02 and above in number to visit Tsongmo Lake. The cool water of the Lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. Back to Gangtok and Overnight at hotel. (Incase of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tshangu Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing will be provided). Optional tour to Nathula and Baba Mandir. One can opt for Nathula excursion by paying a supplement cost which varies from month to month. Nathula permit gets confirmed 24 hrs prior to the journey date and it is subjected to permit availability as it is allotted as per lottery. Nathula is closed on Monday and Tuesday for tourist. Organizing the permit at the last moment is not possible and a clear window of 72 Hrs with proper documents is required to process the permit.