Eastern Delight

Itinerary

Day 01
Arrival and Transfer to Darjeeling

Our representative will be there to receive the Guest at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) – He will be assisting for the transfer – Darjeeling – Nearly 105 kilometers 3 ½ – 4 hours drive – At an height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet lies the land of breathtaking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Everest is the Queen of the hills – It is also home to the famous World Heritage train – The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) – Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around Mall or local Shopping center – Over Night stay at Darjeeling

Day 02
Darjeeling Local Sightseeing (Half Day)

Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather) – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop – Back to hotel for breakfast – After breakfast rest for half an hour After breakfast next round of sightseeing – Half Day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda – Back to hotel – Evening free to stroll around the area – Overnight stay at Darjeeling

Day 03
Transfer to Kalimpong & Sightseeing at Kalimpong

Early morning Breakfast – After breakfast drive 65 kilometers 1 ½ – 2 hours transfer to the Kalimpong – Kalimpong situated on the foothills of the Himalayas is a green destination at an altitude of 1243 meters / 4078 feet – It is a historical destinations with bustling market, colorful people and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range – Check into hotel – Drive for sightseeing tour through scenic road to Forest Museum (Closed On Thursday), Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir, Dr Graham Homes, Durbin Monastery, Mangaldham, Pine View Nurseries (Cactus Only) – Back to Kalimpong Hotel- Evening free to roam around the any of the hundred nurseries or the Local market area – Overnight stay at Kalimpong

Day 04
Transfer to Pelling – Transfer to Pelling via Jorethang

A drive of 140 kilometers 3 ½ – 4 hours through scenic road – Check in to the hotel – Pelling is situated at an altitude of 2072 meters / 6800 feet – On a clear day guest can get a clear view of Himalayan range with snow capped mount Pandim, Kumbhakarna, Rathong, Khangchendzonga, Zopuno, Shimbho, Narsing, Sinolchu etc – It is one of the exotic settlement with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids, historical sites, short trek routes and wildlife – Its botanical and zoological richness is inspiring and the scenic view from the top of the ridge across deep valley to the heights of Kanchendzonga ranges is something to be seen to be believed – Yuksom, Ravangla, Rinchenpong and Namchi are some of the tourist spot nearby – Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around the small settlement – Over Night stay at Pelling

Day 05
Pelling Local sightseeing (Full Day)

After breakfast at hotel – Drive for Full Day Sight Seeing. The routes are forested and the botanical and zoological richness is inspiring. Places of visit are Rimbi water Falls, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kechopalri Lake, it is one of the holy Buddhist lake and it is believed that any wish in front of the lake comes true – Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird and thus the water surface is always free of leaves, Kechopalri Monastery, Kanchenjunga water Falls, Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse ruins, the scenic view from the top of the ruin to the mystic heights of Kanchendzonga ranges is something to be cherished – Back to hotel – Evening free to roam around the helipad or Shopping center – Over Night stay at Pelling

Day 06
Transfer to Gangtok & Gangtok Local Sightseeing (Half Day)

Morning breakfast – Transfer to Gangtok – 130 Kilometers 3 – 3 ½ hours – Gangtok – The capital of the 22nd State of India, Sikkim is one of the most beautiful hill station with varied options for tourist – It is known for the monastery, Orchids, High altitude Lake and butterflies – Check into Hotel – Next half day sightseeing of Gangtok – Drive for visit to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, etc – Back to hotel – Evening free to roam around M G Road or Lal Market – Overnight stay at Gangtok

Day 07
Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (Full Day)

Morning breakfast at hotel – Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir nearly 40 kilometers and 2 hours drive along the Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary, the home to the red panda and the blood pheasant with Rhododendron and other alpine trees along the road – Situated at an elevation of 3753 meters / 12310 feet – The Lake is oval shaped lake nearly 50 feet deep – Generally covered in snow for most of the year the year – This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds – Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all – Nathu La Pass to Republic of China is nearly 20 kilometers and is optional tour – Back to Gangtok – Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center – Over Night stay at Gangtok

Day 08
Departure

Gangtok to Siliguri – Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) – Morning breakfast – After breakfast transfer to Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) – Nearly 135 kilometers 4 ½ – 5 hours drive – Guest are advised to start early and not to rush – Forwarding Journey

Package Details

  • Daily breakfast in the hotel
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis
  • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary by Non A/c Vehicle
  • Air Fare/Train fare.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, porterage.
  • Any other item not specified in “Cost Includes”.
  • Additional sightseeing or usages of vehicle not mention in the itinerary.
  • Guide & Entrance Fees.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blocks etc (to be borne by the clients directly on the spot).
  • GST of 3.09%
  • Travel Insurance

Hotels

Places Nights Standard Superior Deluxe
Darjeeling 2
  • North Star
  • Travellers Inn
  • Anand Palace
  • The Retreat
  • Gymkhana Resort
  • Hotel Sunflower
  • Krishna Residency
  • Grace Resort & Spa
  • Villa Everest
Kalimpong 1
  • Garden Reach
  • Hotel Tress
  • Sood Garden Retreat
  • Barsana Garden Resort
  • Hotel Park
Pelling 2
  • Aryan Regency
  • Zimkha Resort
  • Norling Hotel
  • Hotel Swagat
  • De Regency
  • Pemaling Residency
  • Sikkim Tourist Center
  • Tashi Ghang Resort
  • Newa Regency
  • Himalayan
  • De Regency
  • Pemaling Residency
  • Sikkim Tourist Center
  • Tashi Ghang Resort
  • Newa Regency
  • Himalayan
Gangtok 2
  • Asian Height
  • Red Cherry Residency
  • Hotel Juniper Tree
  • Hote; Delamere
  • Deep Regency
  • Denzong Sang
  • New Castle
  • Golden Height
  • Sikkim Retreat
  • Sidlon Residency
  • Sikkim Continental
  • The Royal Rese
  • Chumbai Residency
  • Doma Palace
  • The Oriental