After reaching the Bagdogra Airport, you would be greeted by MakeMyTrip representative and then head to the hotel in Gangtok. The pleasant drive should take around 4 hours. After reaching Gangtok, you would check-in at the hotel and then, spend the rest of the day at leisure. You could choose to explore the city on your own in the evening, or you can choose to spend the time enjoying the view of the valley from the hotel. For those wishing to know if luck favours them, a visit to the Casino own expense can be an exciting way to enjoy your evening, before ending the long day with dinner and a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
After enjoying the breakfast at the hotel, you would be picked up from the hotel at around 9 am and leave for a visit to the Changu Lake. The lake derives its waters from melting snow of the mountains, a beautiful sight to witness. Earlier, the lamas used to study the colour of water and predict the future, a darker colour would indicate troublesome time in the coming year. Despite the colour that flows in the lake on your visit, the view of the lake and the surrounding mountains would surely leave a lasting impression. You would also be visiting the New Baba Mandir, a shrine dedicated to ‘Baba Harbhajan Singh’, a soldier of the Indian Army. He died in 1968 and the shrine was made to honour his wishes he requested one of his friends in the dreams, for a Samadhi to be made for him. It is also believed that he guards the international boundary between India and China, and protects the people. Many people also hold the belief that the place has a healing spirit, and a bottle of water left there, could cure illness after consumption. After returning back to Gangtok, you could explore the town on your own. Shop at the local market or enjoy the delicious food at the local restaurants own expense. Later, return to the hotel for a delicious dinner and a comfortable overnight stay
Think snow-covered mountains surrounded by the unperturbed serene natural beauty is a picture of Lachung. It is considered as a perfect break from the hectic city life. After breakfast, you would be picked-up form the hotel at 9 am and would be driven to Lachung, enroute visit waterfalls. The uphill 7 hour journey takes you to the height of 8610 ft. After reaching the hotel in Lachung, spend the evening by relaxing at the hotel. Enjoy dinner and a comfortable stay at the hotel.
After a hearty breakfast, you would proceed for a half-day excursion to Yumthang Valley. You would leave from the hotel at around 8-10 am, and it would take around 1. 5 hours to travel from Lachung to Yumthang. Yumthang Valley is famous for the beautiful flowers beds, especially the Rhododendron flowers, which are available in full bloom and in a iety of colours between the months of March to May. The valley also provides the glorious view of the mountains and the river. You would also be visiting the Hot Spring where you would find typical Himalayan flowers, hot springs and snow covered mountains. After lunch, you would be leaving Lachung for Gangtok. In the evening, you would return to Gangtok and check-in at the hotel, and you would have rest of the evening at leisure. Relish the dinner before retiring to the bed.
After enjoying a delicious breakfast, you would be picked up from the hotel at around 9 am to go on a half-day sightseeing tour of Gangtok. You would be visiting the Do-Drul Chorten Stupa which was built in 1946, and happens to be one of the biggest stupa in Sikkim. It is also surrounded by 108 prayer wheels that are inscribed with Tibetan mantras. Then, you would be visiting the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology that researches the religion, history, language, art and culture of Tibet and Tibetans. The culture of any place is clearly visible in its art and handicraft. The Cottage Industry in Gangtok is no exception. This is the place to pick-up souvenirs and mementos for your home. You would also visit the Directorate of Handicrafts & Handlooms, which was established in 1957 to help and promote Sikkim handicrafts. After taking in the sights of Gangtok, you would leave the city in the afternoon and head to one of the most popular towns in North-East, Darjeeling. The tea gardens, tiny waterfalls, little villages and a narrow gauge railway track add to the charm of the hill station. The journey should take around 5 hours to reach the destination. After the check-in formalities, you have the evening at leisure, where you can relax and enjoy at the hotel or you can explore Darjeeling through a horse ride own expense. End the day with a delicious dinner as you settle in the hotel. Tibetology & Cottage Industry are closed on Sunday, Tashi View Point and Ganesh Tok will be offered as alternate sightseing.
Start your day early around 4AM - 5AM, and head for a visit to the Tiger Hill to witness the glorious Himalayan at day break. The sunrise against the highest peak in India is a sight to behold. On your return from Tiger Hill, you would stop at the Ghoom Monastery. The next place to explore would be the Batasia Loop to get a 360 degree view of Darjeeling's landscape. After this, you would return to the hotel for a hearty breakfast and prepare yourself for the city tour that would begin at around 10 am. You would be visiting the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. The museum on the premises shows account and mountaineering artefacts. Followed by a visit to the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park. You would later visit the Japanese Temple and Peace Pagoda. The Japanese Buddhist temple shows the avatars of Lord Buddha. You would also be taken for a one way toy train ride which is one of the most famous attractions of Darjeeling. Any visit to Darjeeling would be
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