Gangtok is a popular place with tourists heading on treks, though the facilities do not reflect the number of international visitors. Gangtok could easily be one of the cleanest cities you've ever come across. Highly organised and beautifully maintained, it is the Switzerland of the east.There are quite a few places for vegetarians to eat, since it is mostly dominated by Buddhist culture. The city is a fascinating place to spend a few nights, the winding side
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrive At Gangtok
Arrival at New Jalpaiguri railway station / Bagdogra airport. Transfer to Gangtok. Check in the hotel. Visit M.G. Marg by walking and evening individual activities. Overnight stay at Gangtok
Day 2: Tsomgo Lake And Baba Mandir
After breakfast depart for full day excursion trip to Tsomgo Lake (12400 ft), and Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir which is only 32 km. from Gangtok, the lake is about 1 km long, oval in shape and 15 mtrs deep. The lake is considered sacred by the local people. Spend the evening at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity. Overnight stay at Gangtok. (In case of Land slide or any reason Tsomgo Lake is closed we will provided alternate sightseeing).
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 Half Day Sightseeing And Transfer To Darjeeling
After breakfast go for local sightseeing covering Directorate of Handicrafts and Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show and Banzakhri Falls. Afternoon transfer to Darjeeling (7100 ft / 115 kms / 4½ hrs).Evening free for leisure. Overnight at hotel.
When the orchids bloom (March) it's worth peeping inside the Flower Exhibition Centre , a modestly sized tropical greenhouse full of exotic plants.
White Hall Complex, Gangtok, India
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Travel from Gangtok to Darjeeling
Day 4: 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 Centre, Tea Estate (outer view), Ava art Gallery and Japanese temple, Peace Pagoda, Labong Race Course and Rope Way. Overnight stay Darjeeling