On arrival at New Jalpaiguri railway station/Bagdogra airport meet our representative and drive to Gangtok.
GANGTOK: 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 traveling to North Sikkim. Surrounded by Monasteries and Orchids, Gangtok is truly a travellers delight. On arrival check in into the hotel Overnight at hotel Gangtok .
After Breakfast at the hotel go for full day excursion to Changu Lake which is 35 Kms 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 color of the lake’s waters.Also visit Baba Mandir. Drive back to Gangtok Overnight stay at hotel.
Tshangu Lake: situated at a height of 12400Ft / 3780 Mts(43Kms in 3Hrs one way), with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the Lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around.
NEW Baba Mandir: at an altitude of over 13,000 feet. It was built in memory of a soldier in the 23rd Punjab Regiment, who drowned in a stream near the spot. Legend says he later appeared in a dream to one of his colleagues where he requested that a temple be built in his memory.
Note: In case of Land slide or any reason Tshangu Lake is closed we will provided alternate sightseeing. Return back to hotel in the evening. Overnight stay at hotel in Gangtok.
Hotel : Chas Narayani Continetal/ Lindsay Himalayan Height or similar, Gangtok
After breakfast at the hotel you will be driven to Rumtek Monastery (24 Kms), Do-drul Chorten or Stupa. Tibetology, Cottage Industry and the Flower Show. Later we enjoy the Rope way ride. Just beside Chorten you will see Sikkim Research Institute of Tibetology. Then visit Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom & Flower Show. Post Gangtok Sightseeing drive to Namchi.On arrival check in into the hotel Overnight stay at the hotel in Namchi.
After breakfast, Visit the famous tourist places Char Dham and Samdruptse Hill in Namchi.
Afternoon drive to Darjeeling. 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. Often referred to as the Queen of the Hills, it remains just as alluring with its tiny waterfalls, little villages and a narrow gauge railway track. Surrounded by World Famous Tea Gardens and snowcapped mountains, Darjeeling remains one of the most exotic destinations. Graeme Westlake in his book ‘An introduction to hill stations on India’ refers to Darjeeling as having A view Scarcely Unrivalled on Earth. Upon arrival at Darjeeling, check into your hotel. Evening will be at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Early morning (approx. 4.00 AM), you will visit Tiger Hill before the break of dawn, to see the sun rise over Mount Everest, the highest mountain peak in the world (subject to clear weather). On your way back stop at the Ghoom Monastery, the holiest monastery in Darjeeling and Batasia Loop. Return to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, you will be driving to Japanese Temple, Peace pagoda, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute & Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park. Later visit the Tibetan refugee help centre. Evening return to your hotel or walk around the streets of the colonial city Darjeeling Overnight at the hotel.
Hotel : Hotel White Yak/ Golden Dolma or similar, Darjeeling