The Eastern Triangle

Enjoy our East Triangle, which covers Kalimpong, Gangtok, Tsomgo Lake, the little known village of Pemayangtse and world famous Darjeeling. The itinerary lasts six days but during this duration you get some wonderful glimpses of unspoilt nature in the lap of Himalayas, witness some spectacular heights like the sunrise on Tiger Hill, feel the Buddhist legacy echo through your senses. This six days tour across lakes and mountains, monasteries and chortens, tea gardens and cascades has the potential to make your life more beautiful and fulfilling.

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 Gumbo 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 and 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 Gangtok & Sight Seeing (Half Day) at Gangtok

After breakfast at hotel – Transfer to Gangtok – 105 kilometers 2 – 2 ½ Hours drive – Check into Hotel at 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 – 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 – Over Night stay at Gangtok Day – 05 – Excursion to Tsomgo Lake and 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 – 06 – 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

Day 05
Excursion to Tsomgo Lake and 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 06
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

  • Return economy class Air tickets Delhi – Bagdogra – Delhi
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis
  • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary by Non A/C Vehicle
  • Daily Breakfast in the hotel
  • Cost for any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to change in package cost, which may come into effect prior to departure
  • Additional cost arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like landslides, road blockage, etc In such case extra will have to be paid on the spot by the guest directly
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips etc
  • Hotel Tax 7.41%
  • Government Service Tax 3.09%
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary
  • Cost for optional Tours, Up gradation Charges, Guide, Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” Head
  • Train fare, Insurance

Hotels

Places Nights Standard Superior Deluxe
Kalimpong 1 Garden Reach Hotel Tress/Hotel Lillium/Sood Garden Retreat Barsana Garden Resort/Hotel Park
Darjeeling 2 North Star/Travellers Inn/ Anand Palace/The Retreat/Gymkhana Resort/ Hotel Sunflower Grace Resort & Spa/Villa Everest
Gangtok 2 Asian Height/Red Cherry Residency/Juniper Tree/Deep Regency New Castle/Doma Palace/Golden Height Chumbai Residency/ Doma Palace