Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Gangtok Tour Visit the beautiful hill stations of Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Gangtok.
Day 01: Arrival at Bagdogra
On arrival at Bagdogra airport you shall be welcomed by our representative and then driven comfortably to the beautiful Queen of hill stations, Darjeeling. The distance covered will be around 88 km, covered in around 3.5 hours. During your journey, you shall be driving through picturesque meandering roads that offer spectacular scenic beauty. Once in Darjeeling, you shall be dropped at the hotel for check in. Relax and laze around for rest of the day. Overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 02: Darjeeling
The day will start with a visit to Tiger Hill, where you will witness breaking of the dawn, with spectacular view of the rising sun over the Kanchenjunga range. On your way back, a short visit to Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop will further refresh and replenish you. Once back to hotel, a hearty breakfast shall be served. In the day tour you will have the opportunity to enjoy a ride on the Toy Train from Darjeeling to Ghoom and back. This World Heritage Toy Train is a unique and wonderful ways explore this region. Instead of the above mention route, you can also opt for a toy train ride to Kuresong and back or make it an overnight stay. The afternoon sightseeing tour will include visit to Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Zoological Park, Tibetan Refugee Centre and Happy Valley Tea Estate. The overnight stay will be at the Darjeeling hotel.
Day 03: Darjeeling - Mirik Lake
After a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel, the excursion to Mirik Lake will commence. The route to this destination is quite scenic and offers various beautiful natural vistas to the traveler in form of lush greenery, enhanced by tea gardens. The journey takes around 2 hours, as one has cover a distance of about 50 km. Mirik Lake is surrounded by tall pine trees and a paved pathway of around 3.5 km encircles it. Interesting activities like boating and fishing are also offered. In evening, you shall be transported back to the hotel in Darjeeling, where you will stay overnight.
Day 04: Darjeeling - Pelling
After a filling breakfast at hotel, your journey to Pelling will commence. The drive takes around quarter to 3 hours, on arrival you will check into hotel. Later after a brief rest sightseeing tour of the town shall begin. It will include various magnificent and enthralling sights like Rimbi Waterfalls, Rimbi Hydel Project, Khecheopari Lake and Kanchenjunga Falls and Rock Garden. In later part of the day you will visit enchanting heritage sites like the Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabtense Ruins and Sanga Choling Monastery. The overnight stay will be at the Pelling hotel.
Day 05: Pelling - Gangtok
Once done with breakfast, you will be driven to the majestic capital city of former Royal state of Sikkim, Gangtok. In this journey, you shall cover around 110 km, which will take you more than 2 hours. Gangtok has a mysterious charm that imbibes in its various natural vistas. On arrival, you shall check into the hotel where you will stay overnight.
Day 06: Gangtok
Morning will begin with a traditional breakfast, after which a full day city tour of Gangtok will commence. It will include many interesting sites such as Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms, Research Institute of Tibetology, Chorten (Stupa), Flower Show, Jhakri Waterfalls, Rumtek Monastery, View Point, Botanical Garden, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok and Tashi View Point. Later you will be transported back to the Gangtok hotel, where you will make an overnight stay.
Day 07: Gangtok
After a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, you will have rest of the day to yourself. During which you can either rest or explore this spectacular town on your own pace. Overnight stay shall be made at the hotel in Gangtok.
Day 08: Gangtok - Kalimpong
The day will commence with a heavy breakfast provided by the hotel and then you shall be driven to Kalimpong. In this journey you shall cover a distance of around 83 km, which usually takes around 3 hours. On arrival, you shall check into a hotel in Kalimpong. After a bit of rest, the sightseeing tour will kick off, which will include Flower Nurseries, Zang Dog Palri Fo-Brang Monastery, Durpin Dara, Tharpa, Choling Monastery and Thongsa Gumpa. For overnight stay, you shall be dropped off at the hotel in Kalimpong.
Day 09: Kalimpong - Bagdogra - Delhi
You shall be provided with a delightful breakfast at the hotel, later as per your flight schedule, you shall be transferred to Bagdogra airport to board your flight for Delhi, from where you can board connecting flight from there, for onward journey.