Sikkim & Darjeeling

Sikkim & Darjeeling

OVERVIEW

ITINERARY

Sikkim & Darjeeling - 6N/7D

Sightseeing : Darjeeling: Tea Gardens, Tiger Hill, Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop War Memorial, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tibetian Refugee Self Help Center, Mall And Local Market |Gangtok : Tashi View point, Ganesh Tok, Flower show, Do Drul Chorten, Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday) Cottage Industry and Bakthang Falls, Excursion To Tsomgo Lake And Baba Mandir |Kalimpong : Local Sightseeing, Durpin Dara Monastery, Flower And Orchid Nurseries, Dello Hill
Itinerary:

Arrive Bagdogra Airport / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and transfer to Darjeeling (95kms/3hrs). Once the summer capital of India, Darjeeling is a land of infinite variety and charm It is the place of Dorje, the mystic thunderbolt of the Lama-Religion. Surrounded by Tea gardens this little town faces some of the highest peaks of the Himalayas. Walk around town on your own. Overnight at Hotel in Darjeeling.

Early morning start for Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise and its amazing effects on the Mt. Kanchendzonga (World’s 3rd highest peak), Visit Ghoom Monastery and Batashia Loop War Memorial while returning to the Hotel. Breakfast at the Hotel followed by half day local sightseeing covering Padmaja N. Zoological Garden, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Both closed on Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Self-help Center (Closed on Sunday), Ropeway (entry fees not included), Walk around visit to the Mall and Local Market (Closed on Thursday). Evening Free for shopping & individual activity. Overnight at hotel in Darjeeling (B)

After breakfast check out and transfer to Gangtok. At an altitude of 1750m, Gangtok is the capital of the state of Sikkim that boasts of the best monasteries and landscapes. Evening free for individual activity and leisure. Overnight at hotel in Gangtok. (B)

Local Sightseeing After breakfast proceed for a full day sightseeing of Gangtok, visit Tashi View point, Ganesh Tok, Flower show, Do Drul Chorten, Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday) Cottage Industry and Bakthang Falls. Overnight in Gangtok. (B)

After breakfast start on a half day trip to Tsomgo lake (12400ft), which is only 32kms from Gangtok City, the lake is almost about 1Km long, oval in shape and 15 m deep. The lake is considered sacred by the local people, further 12Kms is Baba Mandir dedicated to soldier Harbhajan Singh. Evening free at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity. Overnight at hotel in Gangtok. (B)

 Local Sightseeing After breakfast check out and transfer to Kalimpong (80Kms / 02 Hours) and later the Local Sight Seeing In and Around Kalimpong City, covering Zong Dog PalriFo- Brong Monastery (Durpin Dara Monastery), Mangal Dham, Flower Nurseries. Overnight at Hotel in Kalimpong. (B)

After breakfast departure transfer to New Jalpaiguri Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport. (75 Kms / 03 Hrs) (B)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

INCLUSIONS

  1. Accommodation for 6 nights with breakfast.  Meal plan – Breakfast in Standard category hotels, Breakfast with dinner in Premium and Deluxe category hotels.
  2. Arrival & Departure transfers and Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary by Non A/C vehicle or similar.

EXCLUSIONS

  1. Airfare/Train fare
  2.  Any expense of personal nature such as tips, porterage  Sightseeing and Monument entry fees wherever applicable

Non Indian Passport holders if part of the group are not allowed entry to Baba Mandir and are required to obtain inner line permit.

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