Darjeeling - Gangtok - Kalimpong in 7 days
Package Code : LS702
Duration : 7 days
Destinations - Darjeeling (2 Nights), Kalimpong (1 Night), Gangtok (3 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. You have free evening. Stay overnight 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 moving around the city. Overnight stay 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 - Drive to Gangtok (5600ft, 90Kms) through NH31A along the great Tista River. Transfer to hotel and free evening. Stay night at Gangtok.
Day 5 - Day full sight seeing in and around the town including visit to Rumtek Monastery- the second largest Monastery in Asia, Hanuman Tok, Ganesh Tok, Handicraft Center, Museum, Orchid nursery etc. Free evening for marketing local crafts. Stay at Gangtok.
Day 6 - Excursion to Tsongo Lake and Baba Mandir (40Kms. 12000ft), Enjoy the day with snow and back to the Hotel in the evening (Note - Nathula pass can be visited at an extra cost and 30 day advance information by Indians on specified dates). Overnight at Gangtok.
Day 7 - Drive back to Siliguri. Tour concludes.