Honeymoon Package in Darjeeling - Sikkim
Package Code : LS808
Duration : 8 days
Tariff : Customised according to budget, enquire for your specific quote.
Package Brief: 2 nights Darjeeing, 3 nights Gangtok, 1 night each in Lachen and Lachung (North Sikkim).
This is one of the most popular and most common honeymoon package from naturebeyond. This tour takes you to the most important and best tourist spots in the Darjeeling Sikkim region. If this is your first visit to the Darjeeling - Sikkim region, we will definitely recommend this tour for your honeymoon.
One Night Lachen and One Night Lachung is a little hectic. If you want a more relaxed tour, you may consider tour package LS802 that spends two nights at Lachung and gives lachen a miss.
Day 1 - Siliguri to Darjeeling Via Mirik - 110Kms in 4hrs
We take you to Darjeeling through an uncommon route via Mirik - a small scenic tourist spot at an altitude of 5100ft (1761m) with a beautiful lake surrounded by forested hills on all sides with the back drop of Mt Kanchenjunga. The drive to Mirik runs through some fascinating tea gardens and pine forests. Enjoy a break to breath in the fresh air near the lake and proceed to Darjeeling. Darjeeling- the ueen of 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.
Get refreshed and have free leisure evening. We recommend a relaxed evening with short walk around the mall to enjoy the typical hill life of Darjeeling town in a painted landscape. (Overnight Darjeeling)
Day 2 - Early morning visit to TIGER HILL at 8442ft above sea level to experience the unforgettable sight of Sunrise over the snow peaks of Kanchenjunga. The summit at Tiger Hill also commands a fine view of the vast plains of North Bengal, the mountain ridges slowly descending to the plains, several courses of major rivers of North Bengal like Tista, Mahananda and Balasan along with dense forest covers of Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary. Visit GHOOM MONASTERY - one of the oldest Monasteries in Darjeeling and also BATASIA LOOP - the picturesque garden and War Memorial with the backdrop of snow ranges - on your way back to hotel. Car Service Duration: 3Hrs.
After breakfast in your hotel we would take you to 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 mammal and birds in natural surrounding. 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 with tea plucking and processing (SEASONAL) then proceed to TENZING ROCK AND GOMBU ROCK for some fun rock climbing activities. Now we take you to the TIBETAN REFUGEE CENTER (CLOSED ON SUNDAY) and BHUTIA BASTI to procure the traditional handicraft items made by the local people. Visit AVA ART GALLERY that houses the unique art and embroidery works of Mrs. Ava Devi. Back to Hotel for lunch. Car Service Duration: 3Hrs
After lunch proceed to visit the LLOYD BOTANICAL GARDEN that houses and conserves more than 1500 species of rare variety of orchids and plants. This place is also a romantic promenade for the honeymoon couples. We take you to DHIRDHAM TEMPLE built on the ambitious lines of the great Pashupatinath Temple of Nepal, in 1939, the NATIONAL HISTORY MUSEUM displaying comprehensive collection of fauna found in different altitudes in the Eastern Himalayas. Also visit to the LAL KOTHI - the Gorkha hill council assembly (Out side only) and the JAPANESE PEACE PAGODA. In the evening we suggest you take a walk to the Nightingale park. A 10 minute pleasant walk from Darjeeling Mall, there are regular cultural programs in the park during tourist season. The park remains open till 8 in the evening except for the winter when it closes at 7 pm. (Overnight Darjeeling)
Day 3 – Today we travel to Gangtok, 5500Ft (1650M) Via Ghoom - Tista Bazaar - 110kms in 3hrs.
Today we drive to Gangtok via Peshok road. The view of the fascinating tea gardens at Peshok with the Kanchenjunga snow range and Rangit River Valley will demand you to stop a while for a refreshing break. From Tista Bazaar we follow the winding road along the emerald green River Tista. Spend some time on some scenic spots on the way to enjoy the landscape. We reach Gangtok by afternoon. The capital town of Sikkim - a former Himalayan Kingdom welcomes you with its typical traditional Hospitality.
Check in at hotel. Get refreshed and have free leisure evening. We recommend a relaxed evening with short walk around MG Road to enjoy the typical hill city life of Gangtok in the twilights. Car service till drop at Hotel. (Overnight Gangtok)
Day 4 - Gangtok to Tsongo Lake 42kms in 2.5hrs (One way)
After a heavy breakfast we take you to famous Tsongo Lake at 12000ft (3600M).
We start at 8.30 AM in the morning from hotel. You have whole day to enjoy snow and Yak ride at the scenic high altitude alpine lake near Indo-Tibet border. The 1 km long and 15m deep lake is considered sacred to the local people. The pristine clear water remains frozen during winter. Have fun with snow and enjoy exciting Yak ride around the lake.
Drive further to the legendary Baba mandir 10kms from Tsongo Lake at an altitude of over 13,000 feet. It was built in memory of a soldier in the 23rd Punjab Regiment, who was drowned in a stream near the spot. Legend has it that the armed forces as well as civilians visit this area are protected by the spirit of the soldier. Back to Hotel and have a leisure afternoon. (Overnight Gangtok)
Day 5 : Gangtok to Lachen, 130kms in 7hrs – Morning drive to Lachen in North Sikkim (Alt 9175Ft / 2750M). On the way visit Singhik, Seven Sister Water Falls, Chungthang Confluence. Lunch at a local restaurant on the way. Check in at local Guest house or hotel. Free evening and Overnight at Lachen.
Day 6 : Lachen to Thangu, Chopta Valley and Gurudongmar Lake (for Indians Only), Total 120kms in 6hrs – Early morning drive to Thangu Village (Alt 13625Ft / 4100M), a remote high altitude village of Tibetan Nomads and also proceed further to Chopta Valley (Alt 13325Ft / 4000M) to get some breathtaking view of alpine valley of frozen rivers. From Chopta Valley drive for another 30kms in 1.5hr to Gurudongmar Lake (Alt 17375Ft / 5225M) close to Tibet Border, the one of the Highest and biggest fresh water lakes in Sikkim. Back to Lachen for Lunch.
Lachen to Lachung, 50kms in 2.5hrs – Check out from Lachen and drive further to Lachung (Alt 8075Ft / 2425M) via Chungthang. En route visit Chungthang Confluence and Vimnala Water Falls. Check in at hotel. Free evening Overnight at Lachung
Day 7 : Lachung to Yumthang Valley Excursion 25kms in 1.5hrs (One Way) – Early morning drive to Yumthang Valley (Alt 11925Ft / 3575M), an Alpine flower valley in North Sikkim. Enjoy the scenic landscape and Hot spring and drive back to Lachung.
After Breakfast we proceed to Gangtok via Chungthang. Reach Gangtok in the afternoon. Check in at Hotel and relax. Car service till drop at Gangtok Hotel. Suggested evening activities: Visit to M G Marg, the busy market of Gangtok, for shopping and having Sikkimese delicacy at the local restaurant. (Overnight Gangtok)
Day 8 - Departure from Gangtok to NJP / Bagdogra, 125kms in 3.5hrs
We check out from Hotel after breakfast. Today your tour with naturebeyond concludes with your transfer to NJP Station or Bagdogra Airport. We help you to board your train or flight back home. Farewell and tour ends.
Our standard honeymoon package includes
• Accommodation in all the hotels on couple sharing basis.
• Breakfast, Lunch, evening tea and Dinner on all days.
• All prevailing taxes like Service Tax and Luxury tax in all hotels wherever applicable.
• Inter state road tax, toll tax, driver`s allowance, parking etc.
PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE
Expenditure incurred on tips, telephone, beverages, travel insurance, laundry, other expenses of personal nature, any other expense not mentioned in 'cost includes' above. Any lunch, dinner, snacks, mineral water etc. unless mentioned in the itinerary.
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