Our representative will be there to receive the Guest at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) - He will be assisting for the transfer - Darjeeling - Nearly 105 kilometers 3 ½ - 4 hours drive - At an height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet lies the land of breathtaking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Everest is the Queen of the hills - It is also home to the famous World Heritage train of UNESCO Tag - The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park - Check into hotel - Evening free to roam around Mall or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Darjeeling.
DARJEELING LOCAL SIGHT SEEING
Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather) - On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop - On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop - Back to hotel for breakfast - After breakfast rest for half an hour After breakfast next round of sight seeing - Half Day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda - Back to hotel - Evening free to stroll around Mall or Chowk Bazaar - Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Morning Breakfast - After breakfast drive to Mirik nearly 60 kilometers / 1 ½ - 2 hours drive - The drive is through scenic roads with occasional stoppage for photography - Mirik is centered round Sumendu Lake and is known for its landscaped gardens, tea gardens, orange orchards, cardamom groves and spectacular views of the Himalayan ranges - Full day excursion of Mirik Lake (Horse riding & Boating facilities is available around the lake - This high altitude lake is worth visiting due to its beautiful settings and peaceful surroundings - One can also visit Pashupati Market in Nepal on the way back to Darjeeling - Back to Darjeeling - Evening free to roam around the Hotel / Resort or Mall or the Local market area - Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Morning Breakfast - Drive to Gangtok nearly 135 Kilometers 3 - 3 ½ hours - Gangtok - The capital of the 22nd State of India, Sikkim is one of the most beautiful hill station with varied options for tourist - Gangtok the beautiful city of Sikkim suits all tourist due to its options i.e. tranquility to adventure, land of monastery, mystic rituals & festivals at an height of 1670 meters / 5480 feet and is the most visited spot of India - It is one of the most beautiful towns with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids and butterflies - The road is along the River Teesta and is picturesque and has options for tourist potential of all ages be it be trekking, cultural tour, monastery tour or home stay, etc - Check into hotel - Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok.
GANGTOK LOCAL SIGHT SEEING
Morning breakfast - After breakfast drive for the city tour of Gangtok - Sight seeing will be for half day hence the drive will be easy and comfortable - It is not possible to cover all the spot in single day hence we make the program with points covering minimum distance traveled - Visit to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Tashi View Point, Banjhakri Falls, one of the finest falls close to Gangtok, etc - Back to hotel - Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - There are few discotheques in Gangtok to spend time - Over Night stay at Gangtok.
TSOMGO LAKE & BABA MANDIR
Morning breakfast at hotel - Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir nearly 40 kilometers and 2 hours drive along the Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary, the home to the red panda and the blood pheasant with Rhododendron and other alpine trees along the road - Situated at an elevation of 3753 meters / 12310 feet - The Lake is oval shaped lake nearly 50 feet deep - Generally covered in snow for most of the year the year - This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds - Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all - Nathu La Pass to Republic of China is nearly 20 kilometers and is optional tour - Back to Gangtok - Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok (Incase of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tshangu Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing will be provided).
Morning breakfast - After breakfast transfer to Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) - Nearly 135 kilometers 4 ½ - 5 hours drive - Guest are advised to start early and not to rush - Forwarding Journey.