Mesmerizing Darjeeling Gangtok

Mesmerizing Darjeeling Gangtok

Overview

Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights : Get ready to explore the grandeur of North East India with our North East India tour packages. Dotted with Buddhist Monasteries, serene lakes, beautiful view points and ancient shrines, North East allures tourists from all over the world. Tranquil, scenic, breathtaking, inviting, all at once, Gangtok and Darjeeling are the two major destinations of North East India. Mesmerizing Darjeeling Gangtok Tour takes you to some of the most beautiful attractions of these two destinations. Experience the breathtaking view of sunrise at Tiger Hill, go for a ride in Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (Toy Train), Visit to Happy Valley Tea estate, Seek blessings at Enchey Monastery, enjoy Cable car ride and yak ride at Tsomgo Lake, take back memories that you will cherish for a lifetime.

DAY 01  |   Arrive Darjeeling

On arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand, meet our representative who assists you while you take a transfer to Darjeeling. Set at an elevation of 2050 m, Darjeeling is a beautiful hill town in West Bengal, popular for its tea plantations. The pleasing weather and soothing ambience of the place promises to leave every visitor mesmerized. On reaching, check-in to the hotel. Step out to explore the Mall or shopping area of Darjeeling in the evening. Later, come back to the hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 02  |   Darjeeling Local Sightseeing

Wake up early this morning and start driving towards the famous Tiger Hill (11 km) to experience a sunrise like never before. As you pass through, thick forests of oak and

magnolia, get ready to enjoy a sunrise over Kangchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather). After enjoying this breathtaking sunrise, head back to Darjeeling. En-route, visit Ghoom Monastery, War memorial and Batasia Loop. After Breakfast city tour of Darjeeling visit Padmaja Naidu Himalaya Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountainering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Happy Valley Tea Estate, Tenzing Rock Gombu Rock & Tibetan Refugee Self – Help Center (Closed on Sunday). Head back to the hotel and enjoy a stroll around the mall in the evening. Stay overnight at the hotel.

DAY 03  |   Darjeeling – Gangtok

Munch some healthy breakfast in the morning and then take a transfer to Gangtok. A well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site, Gangtok is nestled amid the high peaks of the Himalayas. Set at an elevation of 1600m, the place allures tourists from all over the world to

explore its untouched beauty. On reaching, check-in to the hotel and go for sightseeing at major tourist attractions of Gangtok. Set on a scenic hill above Gangtok, Enchey Monastery is one of the major attractions of Gangtok. Enchey Monastery is beautifully decorated and features alluring images of the deities Buddha, Loki Sharia, and Guru Padmasambhava. Later visit other attractions like Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, White Hall and Flower Show. Later, return back to the hotel. Enjoy the evening at leisure. Stay overnight at the hotel.

DAY 04  |   Excursion to Tsomgo Lake  Baba Mandir

This morning, after having your breakfast, leave for your excursion to Tsomgo Lake (38.5km) and Baba Mandir (54.6 km). A tranquil and scenic lake, Tsomgo Lake is one of the most popular attractions of Gangtok. Set at an elevation of 3780 m, this glacial lake is considered holy by Sikkimese people.

Located at a distance of around 16 km from Tsomgo Lake is Baba Mandir. A popular pilgrim center, Baba Mandir is believed to possess wish fulfilling powers. The shrine is built in the memory of Baba Harbhajan Singh, who was an Indian Army soldier and lost his life near Nathula Pass. Later, head back to Gangtok. In the evening, go for a stroll around the Mall road or any of the local shopping centers. Stay overnight at the hotel.

DAY 05  |   Departure – Gangtok to NJP/Bagdogra

Have some delicious breakfast and then leave for Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand. On reaching, carry on with your onward journey.

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