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Kalimpong and Darjeeling Tour

Itinerary Code : LS401

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Duration : 3 Nights / 4 Days

Tour Highlight : Name – Kalimpong and Darjeeling Tour Tour Code: LS401 Duration: 3 Nights 4 days Places Covered: Kalimpong (1 Night), Darjeeling (2 Nights)

Places Covered : DarjeelingKalimpong

Day 1 Bagdogra Airport / NJP Station to Kalimpong, 70 Kms in 2 Hrs

Day 2 - Local Half Day tour in Kalimpong

Day 3 - Local tour in Darjeeling

Day 4 - Return to Bagdogra / NJP, 75 Kms in 3 Hr

Day 1 Bagdogra Airport / NJP Station to Kalimpong, 70 Kms in 2 Hrs

  • Our representative cordially receives you on arrival at Siliguri (NJP Rail Station / Bagdogra IXB) and helps you to board the car.
  • The road to Kalimpong (Alt 4100 Ft/ 1250 M) passes by the beautiful Mahananda Sanctuary and then runs along the Teesta river. It is one of the most picturesque drives, with the roadsides being dotted with colourful blooms during the spring and summer months. The apple-cheeked little children will greet you with cheerful waves as you pass by the little hamlets along the way. Check into your hotel on arrival. Overnight at Kalimpong.
  • Recommended - Free afternoon to roam around the local market for shopping.

Day 2 - Local Half Day tour in Kalimpong

  • After a hearty breakfast, get ready to explore this quaint hillside town. Drive to Durpin Dara Hill which offers a panoramic view of Kalimpong town with the Kanchenjungha range beyond it, tea gardens along the slopes and Teesta and Reang rivers meandering below. ‘Durpin’ means binocular and ‘Dara’ literally means hill. Visit the Zang Dhok Palri Phodang Monastery at Durpin. The monastery has rare Buddhist manuscripts on Tibetology and religious murals. 
  • Visit the renowned Army Golf Course, then proceed towards Deolo View Point or Deolo Hill, which is very famous amongst the tourists and a great place to spend some time. Apart from some magnificent views, children can enjoy some moments on horseback and there are also some food stalls to keep tourists engaged. The Science Centre is a short distance away. Established in 2008, it houses several models based on science and works of many scientists. There is also a garden outdoors with activities to keep children occupied, like swings made of tyres, climbing ropes and even some mini replicas of dinosaurs. Stop for a while at the Pine View Nursery. With over 1500 varieties of cactus and orchids, it is not only a botanist’s haven but a treat for all visitors. You will find cacti from all over the world. Car service from 9 AM and 1 PM.
  • Transfer to Darjeeling, 55 Kms in 2 Hrs – After lunch, check out and transfer to Darjeeling, via Teesta Bazaar, Peshok, Tinchuley and Jorebungalow. The Queen of the Hills – greets you with all its grandeur: the great view of mountains and valleys dotted with tea gardens and forests, and a blend of traditional heritage and modern cultures. Check into your hotel. Overnight at Darjeeling.

Day 3 - Local tour in Darjeeling

  • Early morning visit to Tiger Hill at 8442ft above sea level to experience the unforgettable sight of Sunrise over the Kanchenjunga Mountains. Visit Ghoom Monastery – one of the oldest Monasteries in Darjeeling on your way back to the hotel. Car service from 4.00 AM to 7.30 AM
  • Recommended - The Batasia Loop, a spiral railway track which enables the popular toy train to make a descent of about 1000 Feet, also features a memorial in homage to the Gorkha soldiers who fought for our country. You will get a majestic view of the entire Darjeeling town and the mountain range from the Loop.
  • After breakfast visit Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park (Closed on Thursday) to see some rare collections of high altitude Himalayan species like Snow leopard, clouded Leopard, Siberian Tiger, Red Panda and many rare mammals and birds in the natural surroundings. Visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday) to see the priceless collection of mountaineering gears used by legendary climbers in the Himalayas. After that, we take you to the Tea garden on the undulating valleys for viewing the scenic landscape and tea plucking and processing (seasonal) then proceed to Tenzing Rock and Gombu Rock for some fun rock climbing activities. Visit the Japanese Temple dedicated to Lord Buddha and constructed in 1972. If you are lucky, you may be able to witness the puja at the time of your visit. Nearby is also the Peace Pagoda which has 4 avatars of Buddha, in the postures of sleeping, sitting, standing and meditating. Climb up the stairs to the top of the pagoda for a panoramic view. Back to Hotel for Lunch. Car service from 9 AM to 1 PM. Overnight at Darjeeling.
  • Recommended: Free afternoon to roam around the local market for shopping and a leisurely evening at the Mall

Day 4 - Return to Bagdogra / NJP, 75 Kms in 3 Hrs

  • Check out from Darjeeling and drive back to NJP/Bagdogra in time for your departure train/flight. Farewell and tour end. 

Hotels Included

Darjeeling
Luxury - Hotel Cedar Inn/ Similar
Deluxe - Villa Everest/ Anand Palace
Standard - Himalayan Orchid / Northstar
Basic - Snow Del / Similar

Kalimpong
Luxury - Hotel Silver Oaks / Sinclairs
Deluxe - Hotel Park / Soods Garden
Standard - Hotel Tres / Garden Reach(Std)
Basic - Hotel Dhardo Retreat

The Final selection of hotel will depend on availability and will be confirmed in consultation with the guest.

Transportation

Tata Sumo or Similar

Meal Plan

In Luxury plan Breakfast and Dinner is included. All other plans, breakfast is included.

Terms and Conditions

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