Glimpse of Himalayan Kingdom

HILL PLACES, Darjeeling

The alluring land of North East India is one of the most treasured eco-friendly sites in the entire world. This isolated and mysterious land of natural abundance, is still to be touched by the outside world.

Drive through the picturesque slopes of the east stopping only to gaze at the beautiful vista in front of you. Visit ancient temples and Gumphas, go for nature treks and shop like never before in the beautiful towns of Pelling, Gangtok and Darjeeling.

Duration: 06 Days/ 05 Nights
Visit:(Darjeeling 02 Nights + Pelling 01 Night + Gangtok 02 Nights)

DAY 1

Bagdogra – Darjeeling 93 kms 3 hours approx.
Assistance at the airport/station on arrival and 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 snow capped 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”. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 2

Darjeeling
Early morning visit Tiger Hill to see a beautiful sunrise and Himalayan Range like Kanchendzonga, Mount Everest etc. One can see the horizon changing colors just before sunrise and then the entire Himalayan range turn golden. It is truly a majestic sight and Ghoom Monastery which is oldest Monastery in the area which was built in 1875 and one can see the image of Mythey Buddha 15ft. height on the way back from Tiger Hill.

Breakfast at the hotel and proceed for city tour visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute(closed on Thursday) which was started by Tenzing Norgay after he climbed Mt. Everest, Zoological Park(closed on Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Centre(closed on Sunday), Tenzing Rock, Gombu Rock and Tea Estate(from outside). Overnight at hotel.

DAY 3

Darjeeling – Pelling 75 kms 3 hours approx.
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Pelling

Pelling

Located at a distance of 120 kms from Gangtok Pelling is another serene, mountain village which lies in the western districts of Sikkim. This village is situated at an altitude of 2000 mts(approx) and commands a spectacular view of Mt.Kanchenjunga. Afternoon half day city tour visiting Rambi, Darap, Khechipalri Lake, Kanchenjunga Fall and Rock Garden.
Overnight at hotel
 

DAY 4

Pelling - Gangtok 127 kms 05 Hours (approx)
Breakfast at the hotel 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.

Later proceed for city tour visiting Rumtek Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology(closed on Sundays), Cottage Industry(closed on Sundays) and Flower Show Complex. Overnight at hotel.

 

DAY 5

Gangtok
Breakfast at the hotel and 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

Overnight at hotel.

DAY 6

Gangtok – Bagdogra/NJP 125 kms 4 hours approx.
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Bagdogra/NJP in time for flight/train to onward destination.

Above is the Indicative Itinerary.

PACKAGE COST:-

Packages Starting from INR 20,199//-P.P.

VALIDITY

01st April 2016 – 31st Oct 2016

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS:-

  1. Accommodation on twin sharing basis as per the itinerary
  2. Daily Breakfast
  3. Transportation by appropriate vehicles as per itineraries and package
  4. Arrival and departure transfers by private car (from New Jalpaiguri/ Bagdogra airport)
  5. Local sightseeing in Gangtok will be done using Non AC Maurti Vans as per the regulation of the local transport associations.
  6.  All Hotel Taxes

 

PACKAGE EXCLUSIONS: -

  • Any Airfare/Train fare
  • Expenses of personal nature like medical expenses, phone calls, etc
  • Entry fees at Monuments and guide services

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