On reaching NJP Railway Station or IXB Airport, you will be received by our office executive and transferred to Darjeeling in an executive vehicle. Upon arrival, check in at your pre-booked hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. During your free time, you can opt to visit Tinchuley Village, Mahakal Temple, Barbotey Rock Garden and Dali Monastery (leisure activities are not included in the package). Stay overnight in Darjeeling.
Wake up early and at around 3.45 AM, drive up to Tiger Hill (2,590 m) to catch a glimpse of the multi-hued sunrise over Mount Kangchenjunga. It is an awe-inspiring feeling to watch the mountains reflect beautiful colours of the sunrise. Visit Batasia Loop on your way back and head to Ghoom Monastery. Ghoom Monastery - one of the oldest and most famous Tibetan monasteries that is famed for its giant statue (15 ft) of the Buddha. Return to the hotel by 8 AM and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast. Then proceed for a half day city tour covering Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursdays), Ropeway, Tenzing Rock, Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (closed on Sundays) and Peace Pagoda. Return to the hotel in Darjeeling for the night.
Have a good breakfast, check out from the hotel at 7.30 AM and proceed to Kalimpong in a comfortable vehicle. On arrival, check in at the hotel and proceed for a sightseeing tour around Kalimpong. Visit Durpin Dara Hill (4,501 ft) - one of the two hills that houses the town of Kalimpong, and enjoy breathtaking vistas of the town, snow-capped peaks, Teesta River and surrounding valleys. It is also home to the Zang Dhok Palri Monastery, a botanical garden and a golf course. Deolo Hill (5,590 ft), the other hill on which the town stands, is Kalimpong’s highest point and offers mesmerizing views of sunrise and sunset. Witness beautiful flowers and cactus (that are also exported to different countries) at the Pine View Nursery and head to Dr. Graham’s Home, an institution for children, founded by Rev. Dr. J. A. Graham (a Scottish missionary) in 1900. Behold the beautiful historic church and well-maintained grounds at this unique place. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
After a filling breakfast, check out from the hotel at 7.30 AM and drive to Gangtok (75 km, 3 hrs approx.). Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim and its largest town, boasts of being a beautiful and clean location and promises some of the best attractions. Evening is allotted for leisure. Stroll around M.G. Marg or the local market, or opt to visit Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, Tashi View Point, Ranka Monastery and Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve (leisure activities are not included in the package). Rest the night away back in Gangtok.
After a refreshing breakfast, at 8 AM, drive to the gorgeous and holy Tsomgo Lake (12,310 ft, depth 50 ft) situated amidst verdant green landscapes. It reflects lovely colours of the sun throughout the day and remains frozen in winter. Visit Baba Mandir, a temple dedicated to Captain Harbhajan Singh who was a revered soldier of the Indian Army. Nathu La Pass (India China Border, 14,200 ft) visit (optional) will require to be arranged the previous night itself and your voters ID card will have to be provided. Once booking is confirmed, the amount will not be refunded, even if the trip gets cancelled. You can get back to the hotel for lunch or eat somewhere on the way. Rest of the day is free. In the evening, you can take a stroll around M.G. Marg or the local market, or visit Hanuman Tok, Banjhakri Waterfalls, Enchey Monastery and Do Drul Chorten Stupa (leisure activities are not included in the package). Stay overnight in Gangtok.
Have a delicious breakfast and at about 7:30 AM, proceed to Pelling. Pelling, a very small Himalayan Town in West Sikkim, is the nearest motor able point of Mt. Kanchenjunga - the 3rd highest peak in the world. On reaching Pelling, check in at the hotel and get ready for a wonderful sightseeing tour of Pelling. You will visit Khecheopalri Lake, Pemayangtse Monastery and Rabdantse Ruins. The beautiful Khecheopalri Lake is a sacred location for the Hindus and Buddhists and is believed to fulfill a person’s wishes. Pemayangtse Monastery is one of the most famous and oldest monasteries in Sikkim, designed by Lama Lhatsun Chempo. Also visit Rabdantse Ruins and enjoy stunning views of Kanchenjunga Mountains. Stay overnight back at the hotel.