Darjeeling Hills & Sikkim

DARJEELING HILLS & SIKKIM – 6 nights / 7 Days Tour.

Your Darjeeling Hills & Sikkim vacation

Naturally beautiful surroundings, pleasant weather and undulating mountains, all this paint the picturesque landscape of Northeast India. Treat your senses while dwelling amidst the natural surroundings and exploring the ethnic and religious diversity of the northeast region consisting of the Seven Sister States. Make your Northeast holiday tour more exciting by indulging in activities like trekking, rafting and shopping.

Duration
  •  Accommodation for 3 nights in Gangtok
  •  Accommodation for 1 nights in Kalimpong
  •  Accommodation for 2 nights in Darjeeling
Top Highlights for you
  •  Excursion to Tshangu Lake in Gangtok
  •  Excursion to Tiger Hill in Darjeeling
  •  Sightseeing as per itinerary
  •  All transfers & sightseeing by non air-conditioned Vehicle
Journey includes

  •  Meeting & assistance on arrival at Bagdogra Airport
  •  3 nights accommodation in Gangtok
  •  1 night accommodation in Kalimpong
  •  2 nights accommodation in Darjeeling
  •  Daily buffet/ fixed menu breakfast & dinner at all places
  •  Non Air-conditioned car for all transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary
  •  All applicable taxes
Journey Excludes
  •  Air fare / train fare
  •  Any meals other than those specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Any other item not specified in ‘cost includes’
  •  Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing
  •  Expenses of personal nature such as tips telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  •  Government service tax extra as applicable on total billing
Day-1 Arrive Bagdogra & Bagdogra – Gangtok (130 kms / 4 hrs drive approx)

Meeting & assistance on arrival at Bagdogra Airport & transfer to Gangtok. At an altitude of 5500ft Gangtok is the capital of the state of Sikkim is a beautiful and clean town promising of the best monasteries and landscapes. On arrival, check in at hotel. Evening free for individual activity & leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-2 Gangtok

After breakfast proceed for the full day sightseeing tour of Gangtok, full day sightseeing covering Rumtek Monastery, Jhakri Water Fall, Droul Chorthen, Research Institute of Tibetology (closed on Sunday), Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom (closed on Sunday) and Flower Show. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-3 Gangtok

After breakfast, proceed for the excursion to Tshangu Lake (12400 Ft / 3780 Mts / 43 kms in 3 hrs one way from Gangtok) & Baba Mandir (13100Ft / 3994 Mts / 16 kms in 1 hr one way from Tshangu Lake) (no entry for foreigner national, they are allowed to visit till Tshangu Lake, with a valid permit. They also have to be 2 & above is number to visit Tshangu Lake). Situated at a height of 1240 Ft / 3780 Mts / 43 kms in 3 hrs one way, with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the Lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. In case of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tshangu Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing will be provided. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-4 Gangtok – Kalimpong (85 kms / approx 4 hrs drive)

After breakfast check out from the hotel & transfer to Kalimpong. On arrival, check in at hotel. Evening free for individual activity & leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-5 Kalimpong – Darjeeling (70 kms / approx 3 hrs drive)

After breakfast check out from the hotel & proceed for sightseeing tour of Kalimpong visiting Dello hills, Dr. Graham’s Home, Flower Nurseries, Jang-Dong-Palriffo Brang and Durbin Dara Hills. Transfer to Darjeeling. Once the summer capital of India, Darjeeling is a land of infinite variety and charm. It will cater you a mix-experience of lively nature & charming Himalayan people. 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. On arrival, check in at hotel. Evening free for individual activity & leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-6 Darjeeling

Early morning start for Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise and it’s amazing effects on the Mt. Kanchendzonga (Worlds 3rd highest peak), visit Ghoom Monastery & Batashia Loop War Memorial while returning to the Hotel. After breakfast go for a half-day sightseeing of Japanese Temple, Peace pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursday), Darjeeling Ropeway Ride (ticket cost not included & will be approx INR 180.00 per person) Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (Closed on Sunday) & panoramic view of Tea Estate. Evening free for shopping & individual activity. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day-7 Darjeeling – Bagdogra (100 kms / approx 6 hrs drive) & depart Bagdogra

After breakfast, check out from the hotel & transfer to Bagdogra. On arrival transfer to Bagdogra airport for onwards journey.