Welcome To Sikkim And Darjeeling
05 Nights/06 Days
Places Covered :
- Darjeeling (2N)
- Pelling (1N)
- Gangtok (2N)
Unwind in the exhilarating beauty of Darjeeling - the picturesque hill station of West Bengal. Home to beautiful monasteries and tea gardens, this hill station never fails to delight visitors. Then, proceed towards Pelling, the small town of Sikkim known for offering splendid views of the scenic mountain ranges. After exploring the best of this town, unravel the spectacular landscapes and snow-capped mountains of Gangtok - the state capital of Sikkim. The tour ends with a glimpse of the architectural splendour of its cultural landmarks and an excursion to its picturesque lake.
We pick you up from NJP station or Bagdogra airport and take you on a lovely drive through green rolling meadows of tea gardens to Darjeeling. On reaching this beautiful hill town of Eastern India, we assist you to check-in to the hotel. You can relax in the hotel for the day. The pleasing weather, delectable Tibetan food and hilly ambience will surely refresh you up. In the evening, you can take a stroll in the local markets of this pristine hill town and go shopping or simply admire the beautiful handicraft items found in the various shops. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
We take you to Tiger Hill in the early hours of the morning to witness the amazing sunrise view over the Kanchenjunga peak. While coming back, you can see the Batasia loop, one of the most romantic train routes of Darjeeling. This lush green place is actually the pathway for the toy train which is set up to reduce the elevation of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. The loop like pattern of this structure makes it a perfect match for the toy train. Situated on a hill cart road, this place is loved for its unparalleled charm. From this point, you can witness the most scenic view of Darjeeling with the snow-clad mountains at the backdrop. After Batasia loop, we take you to Ghoom monastery, one of the famous attractions of Darjeeling. This place is well-known not only for its religious significance but also is a sight to behold. After a hot breakfast, we take you on a visit to the other attractions of Darjeeling-zoological gardens, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, tea plantations, Tenzing, Gombu Rock, Peace Pagoda, Dhirdham temple and Japanese temple. In the evening, you can enjoy moments of joy riding on the Toy Train. You spend the night at Darjeeling.
After eating breakfast, we drive you to Gangtok, a notable pilgrimage site of the Buddhist community. The enthralling natural beauty of this place will catch your fancy and make you feel as if you have landed in a heavenly abode. After some rest, we take you to some of the popular attractions of the place such as Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Tashi view point, Banjhakari Falls, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology and Rumtek Monastery. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
We set out for the day’s excursion in the early hours of the morning to Tsongo Lake or Changu Lake, a holy glacial lake situated in East Sikkim and Baba Harbhajan temple- a temple set up by the soldiers to pay homage to the great soldier of the Indian Army, Captain Harbhajan Singh. You spend the night in Gangtok.
This morning we set out for Nathula pass, a mountain pass situated in North Sikkim, which connects this Indian state to the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. Overlooking the scenic Tibetan plateau and picturesque village of Chumbi valley, the Nathula Pass is a tourist’s favourite spot. The road that leads to Nathula Pass is reckoned to be one of the most attractive routes making it enticing for the travelers.
After breakfast, we drop you to NJP station or Bagdogra airport for the 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.