Wreathed in clouds, Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim is located on a ridge at a height of 5500 feet. With a spectacular view of the Khangchendzonga, the town provides the perfect base for travel through the state. Once an important transit point for traders traveling between Tibet and India, it is today a busy administrative and business centre and presents an interesting mix of cultures and communities.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrive At Darjeeling
Meet and greet at Airport / New Jalpaiguri railway station and transfer to Darjeeling known as the 'Queen of the Hills', Darjeeling is one of the most famous hill stations in the world. Check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Darjeeling (Full Day Tour)
Early in the morning before dawn at 4 am proceed to Tiger hill to watch the breathtaking sunrise and its reflection rays over the khancendzonga ranges. On the way back visit Batasia loop and Ghoom monastery back to hotel at 7 AM. After freshen up and breakfast at the hotel visit to Himalayan mountaineering institute, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan zoological park, Tenzing rock, Tibetan refugee self-help center, tea estate (outer view), Ava art gallery and Japanese temple, Peace pagoda, Labong race course and rope way. Overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
The Gallery was established by the couples late Mr. Bhopal Rao Sett and his wife late Ava Devi in 1965. This Gallery is full of water, oil & thread paintings. But the works on...
Hill Cart Road, Darjeeling - 734101, India
Day 3: Darjeeling To Pelling Half Day Sightseeing
Early breakfast and then drive to your next destination Pelling. Check into hotel. After Lunch sightseeing tour covering Darap village, Khancendzonga waterfalls, Sewaro Rock Garden, Rimbi water Falls and Khachoedpalri Lake - a wish fulfilling sacred lake, Myth is that the birds do not allow a single leaf to fall on the surface of the lake. It is interesting to note that the shape of the lake is like a human footprint, Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins, the scenic view from the top of the ruin to the mystic heights of Kanchenjunga ranges is something to be cherished, New Helipad Ground. The places to be covered will depend on the time left because driving at night is not advised. Overnight stay at hotel in Pelling.
Rabdentse was the second capital of Sikkim established by the second Chogyal in the latter half of the 17th century. It was the capital of the erstwhile kingdom till 1814 A.D...
Pelling, sikkim, India
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Travel from Darjeeling to Pelling
Day 4: Pelling To Gangtok Local Sightseeing
Early breakfast and transfer to Gangtok. Check into the hotel. After lunch visit to Directorate of handicrafts and handloom, research institute of Tibetology, do Drul chorten (stupa), Enchey monastery, white hall, flower show and Banzakhri falls. Back to hotel. Evening free to roam around m g road (mall) or local shopping center. There are few discotheques in Gangtok to spend time. Overnight stay at hotel in Gangtok.
Ban Jhakri Falls: This spectacular falls plunges from a height of 70 ft amidst lush green surroundings. Ban Jhakri Falls Energy Park, a well-maintained park has been built ...
Gangtok, Sikkim, India
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Travel from Pelling to Gangtok
Day 5: Tsomgo Lake And Baba Mandir
After breakfast depart for full day excursion trip to Tsomgo Lake (12400 feet) and Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir which is only 32 km from Gangtok, the lake is about 1 km long, oval in shape and 15 meters deep. The lake is considered sacred by the local people. Spend the evening at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity. Overnight stay at hotel in Gangtok. (In case of Land slide or any reason Tsomgo Lake is closed we will provided alternate sightseeing).