Duration : 06 Nights / 07 Days
Destination : Darjelling - Gangtok - Kalimpong
Day 1: Bagdogra-Darjelling
DarjellingArrival at Bagdogra Airport and later drive to Darjelling.
Darjelling is a place close to nature with hush of the hills, green depth of the forest and the majesty of the mountains. Day free for leisure activities.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Darjelling
Move around in this beautiful hill station visiting
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute- Established after the conquest of the Everest in 1954, has an interesting Everest Museum and also offers some mountaineering and adventure courses.
Tiger Hill- Here you can view the spectacular sunrise is Tiger Hill. It offers a magnificent view of the rising sun over the snow-capped Mt. Kanchenjunga and other great Eastern Himalayan peaks.
Observatory Hill- A major tourist spot of Darjeeling, not only for its religious importance but also for the picturesque views the place offers. The view of the magnificent Mt. Kanchenjunga and the entire landscape below is a site worth seeing.
Tea Gardens- Famous for its flavored tea all over the world. The brew is often compared to champagne and the tea gardens that dot the slopes are witness to this mammoth industry. Happy Valley Tea Estate is the nearest one to Darjeeling.
Other places to see include the Darjeeling Zoo which houses tigers, bears, wolves and the rare snow leopards and the Botanical Gardens with its collection of alpine plants, orchids and ferns. The Ghoom Monastery, 6 km from the city center, the Dhirdham Temple, and the Bhutia Busti are two other places that are worth a visit. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Darjelling-Gangtok
Early morning drive to Gangtok.
Gangtok is a very famous hill station and a home to many important monasteries, and for the picturesque views of the Himalayas.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Gangtok
In the dusk of beautiful morning visit
Do Drul Chorten- It is regarded as the most important 'stupa' of Sikkim. This stupa also has sacred gold-topped shikhara with 108 prayer wheels.
Enchey Monastery- A small monastery built 200 years ago and the Enchey monastery literally means the solitary temple.
Orchid Sanctuary- The sanctuary is famous for its rare and extensive collection of orchids. An interesting places to visit especially for nature lovers. Tashi Ling that provides an astounding view of the Kanchenjunga range. The Namgyal Institute of Research and the Tsuk la Khang, a depository of a large collection of scriptures and the principal place of worship for the local Buddhists, are some of the other places that are worth visiting. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Gangtok-Kalimpong
Today morning drive to Kalimpong, another beautiful hill town tucked away among the mountainous ranges of the eastern Himalayas. Kalimpong is a secluded retreat. Day free for rest. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Kalimpong
Full day city tour visiting
Durpin Dhara- The highest point in Kalimpong that offers a breath-taking view of the rolling plains and the mighty Teesta. Thongsha Gumpha- Oldest monastery of Bhutanese origin built in the year 1630.
Flower Nurseries- Brindaban Garden Nursery, Ganesh Mani Pradhan Nursery, L.B. Pradhan Nursery, Pinewood Nursery, Standard Nursery, Shangrila Garden Nursery, Twin Brothers Nursery, Universal Nursery are famous for exotic flowers like Amaryllis, Lilies, Anthuriums, Roses, Gerbera, dahlias, gladiolas as well as Orchids and Cacti.
Lava- Offers a panoramic view of Jelep La and Rechi La passes from an altitude of 7200 ft. lush green jungles around is a feast to eyes.
Lolay Gaon- Place gives breathtaking views of Sunrise over Kanchenjungha. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Kalimpong-Bagdogra
Early morning drive back to Bagdogra; later catch our flight towards onward destination