Welcome to your ‘Fascinating Northeast’ tour. On arrival at the airport in Bagdogra, meet and greet by our representative. Later, proceed towards Gangtok - the capital of Sikkim.
Located, at an altitude of 1750m, Gangtok became the state capital in the mid 19th century and has undergone rapid development since then. The downtown area is dominated by huge government buildings decorated with traditional Buddhist symbols. Gangtok is also a resting ground for people travelling to North Sikkim. Surrounded by Monasteries and Orchids, Gangtok is truly a travellers delight.
After early morning breakfast, we proceed to visit Tsomgo Lake - located 35 km from Gangtok at an altitude of 12,400 feet. The lake derives its waters from melting snows off the surrounding mountains Legends say that lamas could forecast the future by studying the colour of the lake’s waters.
Also, visit Baba Mandir - loacted at an altitude of 13,123 ft built in the memory of brave soldier Baba Harbhajan Singh. It is believed that the temple has wish-fulfilling powers.
Later, drive back to your hotel in Gangtok. The rest of the evening is at leisure. Overnight stay in Gangtok. (Meals: Breakfast & Dinner).
After breakfast, proceed towards Kalimpong located in the Himalayan foothills of West Bengal. On arrival, check into your hotel.
Later, afternoon proceeds for a half-day city tour of Kalimpong visiting Zang Dog Palri Fo Brang Monastery, Tharpa Choling Monastery, Thongsa Gumpa and flower nurseries.
After breakfast, proceed towards Darjeeling - Standing high in the Himalayas at an altitude of 2134m, ‘Dorje Ling’, or place of the Thunderbolt, offers breathtaking views of snow-capped mountain peaks, with the Kanchendzonga rising higher than all the others.
On arrival, check into your hotel. The rest of the evening is at leisure to explore the beautiful city on your own. Overnight in Darjeeling. (Meals: Breakfast & Dinner)