Darjeeling - Kalimpong
Package Code : LS509
Duration : 5 days
Places Covered - Darjeeling (2 Nights), Kalimpong (2 Nights)
Day 1 - Reception at NJP rail station / Bagdogra airport. Transfer to Darjeeling (100Kms, 6500ft) via Mirik (optional). The road passes through the winding ghat roads and lush green tea gardens on the rolling hill slope. Check in at hotel Evening at leisure. Stay at Darjeeling.
Day 2 - Early morning visit to Tiger Hill for a breath taking view of sunrise over the Kanchanjunga. Visit to Ghoom monastery & Batasia loop on way back. Full day sight seeing at Darjeeling Zoo, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tenzing Rock, Lebong Race Course and Rope way ride over the Takvar valley tea estate. Free evening for marketing and travel around the city. Overnight at Darjeeling.
Day 3 - Drive to Kalimpong via Peshok road (56Kms, 4500ft). The road passes through some of the best located tea gardens in the region. Enjoy the beautiful Rangit valley on your way to Kalimpong. After lunch visit to Durpindara hilltop for a great panoramic view of the Kanchenjunga and Kalimpong town. Overnight halt at Kalimpong.
Day 4 - Morning visit to flower nurseries of Kalimpong (this small town is the leading flower producer of India). Visit to the 300 years old Bong monastery, picturesque Delo Top for panoramic view of the Himalayas. Free evening for marketing of local traditional crafts in the downtown market. Stay overnight at Kalimpong.
Day 5 - After breakfast drive to Siliguri via Lava and Gorubathan (140kms). Short halt at Lava to enjoy the scenic beauty. Reach Siliguri in the afternoon. tour concludes at Siliguri.