Gangtok, Pelling & Darjeeling Tour
05 Nights/06 Days
Places Covered :
- Gangtok (2N)
- Pelling (1N)
- Darjeeling (2N)
Enjoy the finest delights of North East India tourism on our pocket-friendly 5 nights and 6 days Sikkim and Darjeeling tour. It takes you on an indelible journey to the major attractions of Gangtok, Pelling and Darjeeling. Seek blessings at the ancient Baba Harbhajan Mandir, soak up in the serene beauty of the sacred Tsomgo Lake, turn your wishes into reality at the holy Khecheopalri Lake and get in sync with Tibetan culture at the traditionally enriched Darap Village. Also witness a breathtaking sunrise from Tiger Hill and capture the glimpses in your heart forever. Book this tour package right away for a memorable holiday with your family.
On arrival at Bagdogra Airport/New Jalpaiguri Railway Station, our representative will greet you and drive to Gangtok. Enjoy the scenic route and on arrival in Gsngtok, check in at your hotel. The rest of the day is allotted for leisure, when you can explore the local markets and indulge in their local delicacies like momos and thukpa. You may also opt to visit some places of interest such as MG Road, Rumtek Monastery, Ban Jhakri Falls and the Flower Exhibition Centre (leisure activities are not included in the package). Then return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Wake up to a pleasant morning, have a refreshing breakfast and then embark upon a sightseeing tour of Gangtok covering the Tsomgo Lake and Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir is a sacred site built in memory of the brave Indian soldier, Harbhajan Singh. It is considered as a revered site and the region is believed to be protected by Baba Harbhajan Singh even today. Also visit the beautiful Tsomgo Lake, a sacred site situated at an elevation of about 12,400 feet and formed by the melting snows of its surrounding mountains. It offers a splendid sight and makes a serene getaway in the lap of nature. Then get back to the hotel, enjoy a scrumptious dinner and retreat for the night. Optional: Have your vacation customised and get a Nathula Pass tour to the Republic of China incorporated in it (Nathula cost extra). Note: Nathula visit is subject to availability. It remains closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
On this day, you will be travelling from Gangtok to the hill town of Pelling. Upon reaching, check in at the hotel and get ready for a sightseeing tour of Pelling. You will get to visit the charming Darap Village, Irish Rimbi Waterfalls, Khecheopalri Lake and Khangchendzonga Waterfalls which is ideal for thrilling water sports. Darap Village is an idyllic location that abounds in greenery and fills you with utmost peace. The beautiful landscape is home to various small communities and also offers interesting things to see and do. Visit Khecheopalri Lake, a beautiful site considered sacred by the Hindus and Buddhists. Also enjoy a visit to the majestic Khangchendzonga Waterfalls (a thrilling sight located at about 25 km from Pelling) and the Irish Rimbi Waterfalls (which is popular for activities like swimming and fishing). After a fun-filled tour, return to the hotel and get a good night's rest. Distance from Gangtok to Pelling: 117 km. Travel time - approx. 5 hours.
Start your day with a nutritious breakfast and then take transfer to Darjeeling. Enjoy a wonderful city tour and visit some of the attractions like the Tinchuley Village, Everest Museum, Tea Garden and Dali Monastery (on your own) and then spend the rest of the day street shopping and savouring delicious Tibetan dishes (on your own). Settle back at the hotel towards the end of the day and rest the night away.
Wake up early on this day and gear up for one of the most exciting experiences of your life. Get to the Tiger Hill and witness a mesmerizing sunrise over the mountains, a sight that will be imprinted in your heart forever. Behold the changing hues on Mt. Kanchenjunga as the sun slowly makes its way up from behind the snowy Himalayan Peaks. Then en-route to the hotel, make a visit to Ghoom Monastery (one of the most sacred and famous sites that houses a huge 15-feet statue of the Buddha), Batasia Loop (the spiral railway) and the famous War Memorial (dedicated to the Gorkha soldiers). Have a delicious breakfast at the hotel, relax for a while and then go on to explore the city. Visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursdays), Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park that spreads across 68 acres and one of India's largest high-altitude zoos standing at 7,000 feet (closed on Thursdays), the Tibetan Refugee Centre (closed on Sundays) and Mall Road for some wonderful shopping experience. Then relish a hearty dinner at the hotel and stay overnight back at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, check out and take transfer to Bagdogra Airport or NJP railway station for your return journey.
- Accommodation is on twin sharing basis
- Meals : breakfast at all places
- Transfers from one place to another
- Sightseeing in private cars
- Vehicle will be provided based on the itinerary
- All current taxes such as hotel taxes and transportation taxes
- Entrance fees at the monuments/ temples
- Meals not mentioned in inclusions
- Personal Expenses / Purchase of things
- Any kind of insurance
- Any increase in the govt. taxes and state taxes
- Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.