Darjeeling / Gangtok Tour (Sikkim)
Duration : 07 Nights / 08 Days
Destination Covered : Bagdogra - Darjeeling - Gangtok
City Description of Darjeeling, West Bengal.Darjeeling - Darjeeling is a hill station in the Eastern State of West Bengal. Also called the queen of hill-stations, at an altitude of 2134 m. or 7000 ft, it is a famous hill resort offering a breath taking sight of the numerous peaks of the majestic Himalayas.
Gangtok is the largest town of the Indian state of Sikkim. Gangtok is located in the eastern Himalyan range. Nestled within higher peaks of the Himalaya and enjoying a year-round mild temperate climate, Gangtok is at the centre of Sikkim's tourism industry.
Day 1 : Bagdogra - Darjeeling
Arrive at Bagdogra Airport, assistance & transfer to Darjeeling. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2 : Darjeeling
Very early morning start for Triger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise and its amazing Ghoom Monastery and Batashia Loop War Memorial while returning to the Hotel. After breakfast full day sightseeing covering Padmaja and Zoological Garden, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tibetian Refugee Self-help Center. Enjoy the historical Toy Train ride. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3 : Darjeeling - Pemayangtse
Morning transfer to Pemayangtse (65kms/4.5 hrs), this is the nearest motorable point from Mt. Kanchenjunga, world's third highest peak. Evening tour to Pemayangtse monastery, the second oldest in Sikkim.
Day 4 : Pemayangtse - Yuksom
Morning transfer to Yuksom (32kms). En-route to Kanchenjunga Falls, Kenchodphelri Lake, Rimbi Falls.Overnight at Yuksom.
Day 5 : Yuksom - Gangtok
Morning transfer to Gangtok. En route to Ravangla, evening free. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 6 : Gangtok
After breakfast sightseeing of Gangtok covering Chortan ,Stupa, Institute of Tibetology and Institute of Handicrafts and Handlooms & Roomtek Monastery, the seat of the Kagyupa sect of Buddhism.
Day 7 : Gangtok
The morning start for a half day trip to Tshongu Lake . Evening at leisure.
Day 8 : Gangtok - Bagdogra
Departure transfer to Bagdogra Airport to board flight for onwards journey.