Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 01: DARJEELING
Arrive at Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) and meet with our representative. Transfer to Darjeeling. Darjeeling - Nearly 105 kilometers 3 ½ - 4 hours drive – At a height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet lies the land of breathtaking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of Mount Everest is the Queen of the hills – It is also home to the famous World Heritage train – The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) - Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around Mall or local Shopping center. Overnight at Darjeeling.
DAY 02: DARJEELING SIGHTSEEING
Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters 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 & Batasia Loop. Back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast half day city tour of Darjeeling. The city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda. Evening free to stroll around the Mall area or Chowk Bazaar. Overnight at Darjeeling.
DAY 03: DARJEELING - KALIMPONG
After breakfast drive 65 kilometers ( 1 ½ - 2 hours) to Kalimpong. Kalimpong situated on the foothills of the Himalayas is a green destination at an altitude of 1243 meters / 4078 feet, It is a historical destination with a bustling market, colorful people and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range. There are over a hundred nurseries in Kalimpong exporting flowers and cactus to all over the world. There are quite a large number of historic buildings. Check into the hotel. Evening free to roam around any of the cacti / Gladioli nurseries or the Local market area where you can shop with antics and local handicraft which is worth buying. Overnight at Kalimpong.
DAY 04: KALIMPONG
After breakfast drive for sightseeing of Kalimpong. It is a historical destination with a bustling market, colorful people and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range. The scenic beauty on the way are beautiful and there are a lot of shops selling antics and local handicraft. Drive through scenic road to Forest Museum (Closed On Thursday), Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir, Dr. Graham Homes, Durpin Monastery, Mangaldham, Pine View Nurseries (Cactus Only. Back to Kalimpong Hotel– Evening free to roam around any of the hundred nurseries or the Local market area. Overnight s at Kalimpong.
DAY 05: KALIMPONG - GANGTOK
After breakfast transfer to Gangtok nearly 65 kilometers (3 - 3 ½ hours) Gangtok the capital of Sikkim Suits all from tranquility to adventure, land of monastery, mystic rituals & festivals at a height of 1670 meters / 5480 feet and is the most visited spot of India. It is one of the most beautiful towns with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids, and butterflies Check into the hotel. After that enjoy Half day city tour of Gangtok which includes the Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms, Research Institute of Tibetology, Chorten (Stupa), Flower Show. Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center. Overnight at Gangtok.
DAY 06: GANGTOK - EXCURSION TO TSOMGO LAKE & BABA MANDIR
After breakfast excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir ( New ) nearly 40 kilometers. The Lake is oval shaped lake nearly 50 feet deep. Generally covered in snow for most of the year – This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds – Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all. Nathu La Pass to the Republic of China is nearly 20 kilometers. Back to Gangtok - Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night at Gangtok.
DAY 07: DEPARTURE
After breakfast transfer to Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction). Nearly 135 kilometers -4 ½ - 5 hours drive – Guest are advised to start early for forwarding Journey.