Best of Kalimpong, Darjeeling & Gangtok
Duration : 05 Nights / 06 Days.
Highlights:- Gangtok, Kalimpong and Darjeeling
Pack your luggage a little more, probably you may have to call up your tour operator and might have to extend your tour for another few more days as the animation like surroundings of Kalimpong (a hill station in Darjeeling) and Pelling (exotic small town in Gangtok) would surely compel you do so.
A large chunk of foreign tourists desirably wish to go through the roots of best of Kalimpong, Darjeeling & Gangtok together with the jewel of best of Pelling, Darjeeling & Gangtok tour packages.
More Sikkim Darjeeling Tours :
- 05 nights accommodation
- Daily breakfast at the hotel
- All sightseeings by Private Vehicle
- Return airport transfers by Private Vehicle
- Driver’s allowances and parking charges
- Lunch & Dinner
- Entrance to the monuments
- English Speaking Guide
- Domestic flight fare if any
- Personal expenses such as tips, laundry, telephone bills, and beverages
- Travel Insurance
- GST on package cost
|Day 1: Today You Will Arrive In Gangtok
On your arrival at Bagdogra airport/ Jalpaiguri terminus, meet our tour representative and find escorted to pre-booked hotel in Gangtok. Revered as the ‘land of monasteries, Gangtok is one amongst the highest traveller destinations to go to in India. The city boasts of variety of painting monasteries, academic establishments, hanging valleys and wondrous sanctuaries. With its breathless attractions, Gangtok allures travelers from all components of India and across the world. The place has a lot of to supply when it involves attractions. You may visit Rumtek Monastery; largest Gompa in Sikkim, Saramsa Garden (a stunning garden where you’ll be able to see variety of fruits and flowers planted), Fambong La wildlife Sanctuary (wonderful sanctuary notable for diverse flora and fauna) and Yumthang valley (the valley is home to Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary where there is twenty four species of Rhododendron). Overnight stay in the hotel.
|Day 2: Go On A Sightseeing Trip To Tsomgo Lake
Being located in the Himalayan topography, Gangtok has numerous natural attractions that is full of mystical beauty and serenity. One in every of them is that the exciting Tsomgo lake that offers one in every of the foremost stunning sights in the region. The lake is close at an altitude of 12,400 foot and therefore the drive from Gangtok thereto is probably going to require around one hour to reach. Tsomgo or Changu lake is really a glacial lake, that derives its waters from the snow capped mountains it get enclosed by. The lake is additionally a home of Brahmin ducks and migratory birds. Being a outstanding traveler place, the banks of the lake have retailers commerce trinkets and Yak cheese. Thus you’ll get some for yourself. The locals additionally offer for yak rides thus you’ll have a pleasant time exploring the exciting surroundings sitting on the rear of a yak. Admire the wonder of the lake and pay a visit to the Lord Shiva temple, that is found on the banks of Tsomgo Lake. We are able to additionally visit Nathula Pass, that is the border of India and China. Post this, move towards Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial War temple, that is twenty kms from Tsomgo Lake close to Gangtok. Located at an altitude of around 13000 feet, near Jelep Pass, may be a memorial shrine, dedicated to a soldier of the twenty third Punjab Regiment, who died in the 1962 war between India and China. As per the legend, after meeting his tragic death in the war, soldier Harbhajan Singh came in the dream of 1 of his peers, and asked to create a war memorial after him. Following this, Indian Army engineered a war memorial so as to commemorate the sacrifice of this martyr. Later on, this memorial started enjoying the privileges of a sacred shrine. The first Baba Harbhajan Singh temple was built in the year 1983 at the bunker of the late soldier. After you can visit this bunker, you’ll stumble upon dresses, stationeries and footage of the soldier. There additionally lies atiny low desire Poodle, in which you’ll throw a coin and create a wish. After a day filled with excursion, come back to your hotel in Gangtok. Spend the evening at leisure in your hotel or do some shopping in the near malls and market. Overnight stay in Gangtok.
|Day 3: Go Sightseeing Tour For Half Day Of Gangtok And Then Transfer To Kalimpong
Day three of our exclusive tour is devoted to tasting the flavors of the Himalayan town of Gangtok and later proceed to Kalimpong. Snuggled in the Shivalik hills of the Himalayas, near the Buddhist country of Bhutan, Gangtok is blessed a mystical mix of natural beauty and Buddhism. Due to this, Gangtok is dotted with many Buddhist monasteries that is believed to be quite ancient. Drive from Pelling to Gangtok is roughly going to take two hrs and thirty minutes and as you arrive in Gangtok, you’d be start a sightseeing trip. Sightseeing in Gangtok includes the very far-famed Rumtek Monastery, that is additionally the most important of its kind in the state. Serving as the a crucial seat of the Karmapa Lama, the monastery holds lots of significance for the Religion of Buddhism. It enshrines a golden Stupa that has relics of the traditional Karmapa in the variety of statues and paintings. Make a visit here and shed all of your travel temporary state in the religious atmosphere of the Monastery. After Rumtek, you’d be taken to try Do Drul Chorten Stupa, that is one in all the most important in Sikkim. Encircled by Chorten Lhakhang and Guru Lhakhang, it boasts of 2 large statues of Guru Rinpoche. As you’d be done visiting the religion sects of Gangtok, head towards different attractions in the capital of the state, that embrace the Research Institute of Tibetology, Botanical Garden, Tashi view point and board of directors of handicrafts and handlooms. After move in and around Gangtok, right away visit Kalimpong. Placed on a ridge, dominating Teesta River, Kalimpong is made in terms of gardening. From notable Buddhist monasteries to holy spots, Kalimpong features a heap to stay you engaged. It’s an ideal place for history buffs. Upon reaching Kalimpong, Arrival at a hotel and calm down. Remainder of the evening is at leisure otherwise you may ramble round the engaging nurseries and native markets that are full with paintings, statues, thangkas and things made up of bone. Overnight stay in the hotel.
|Day 4: Go On A Half Day Tour Of Kalimpong Then Get Transferred To Darjeeling
As soon as you’re through with your breakfast, commence a sightseeing tour of Kalimpong, that is another known hill station in the state of West Bengal. Kalimpong resides at an elevation of around 1200 meters and also the main town is on a ridge area connecting 2 hills. As a result of its brilliant Himalayan beauty and vitalizing climate, the place is not any but a paradise. After a journey of 1 hour and 40 minutes, you’d be inbound at Kalimpong. As you arrive, you’d be quickly heading to a sightseeing tour of Kalimpong. Under this, you’d be visiting Deolo hill, Teesta valley, Pine view point, Orchid, Golf Club and Dr Graham’s Homes School. Amongst them, Deolo hill holds quite prominence. As mentioned earlier, Kalimpong lies on a ridge between 2 hills, Deolo hill is one in all them. Placed at an elevation of around 1700 meters, Deolo hill is that the highest point of hill. As a result of the situation of hill, you’ll be able to have a fascinating view of the entire town of Kalimpong, the near Relli valley and also the bloodline of Kalimpong, the gorgeous Teesta river. Once you reach the highest of hill, you’d be welcome with a park of exotic flowers. Besides these attractions, our tour representative will cause you to visit the scared Durpin hill and Durpin Monastery, that is around five km from the main town of Kalimpong. You also get to visualize prayer wheels on outside walls of the monastery; Mangal Dham, that a shrine cum a prayer hall. Dedicated to Lord Krishna the temple was raised by Shri Krishna Pranami in the memory of Guru Shri 108 Mangaldas. The temple homes the statues of Prannath, dominion Shyamji and Mangaldas. The divine Mangal Dham works on the principles to assist the colleges, orphanages and whosoever in need; and Pine view nurseries that presents you a panoramic and largest assortment of cactus in whole Asia. The range would cause you to surprise regarding cactus as a possibility in North Eastern locations too, with the exception of desert areas. Later you will continue travelling towards Darjeeling. Darjeeling, that is an tempting hill station in the Indian state of West Bengal. Positioned at the northern a part of West Bengal, Darjeeling has snow clad range of mountains peaks and dense forests lined up all around it. Drive to Darjeeling is probably going to require nearly 1 hour and 40 minutes. On getting into the region of Darjeeling, you’d be welcome by lush green tea plantations, that are actuality face of the Hill Station. Besides these, Darjeeling features a ton to supply, just like the broad mountain views, which is able to leave you transfixed. On your arrival at Darjeeling, check into pre booked hotel and relax. Further, in the evening you’re free to walk round the native markets. A number of the distinctive buys of Darjeeling that shouldn’t be missed throughout your visit include sort of teas, superb kitchen wares, brass statues, plain-woven materials and shining jewelries. Overnight stay in the Darjeeling.
|Day 5: Go On A Half Day Sightseeing Tour Of Darjeeling
Visit the splendid Tiger Hill the primary factor in the morning. The reason behind its early visit is that the view of the morning sun shiny the lofty snow clad peaks of Kanchenjunga. Tiger Hill is one among the foremost standard tourist attractions in Darjeeling, that have found their address eleven kilometer from the town of Darjeeling. Not simply Kanchenjunga, if you’re lucky, you’ll even watch the pinnacle of the very best peak in the world, Mt. Everest turning all golden by the sun. On your approach back to hotel, you’d be visiting Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. Just like the Tiger Hill, these 2 additionally hold an excellent quantity of significance. Just seven kilometer short from the town of Darjeeling, lies the celebrated Ghoom Monastery. Belonging to the Gelugpa sect of Buddhism, the monastery features a 15 ft sculpture of Lord Buddha jointly of its main attractions, that is thought as Maitreya Buddha. Besides the Maitreya Buddha, the monastery additionally homes idols of different Buddhist deities also. This includes the likes of Buddha of Compassion and Tsongkhapa. Another distinguished attraction to go to in the early hours of the day is Batasia Loop, that could be a fascinating railway track loop. To observe this, you’d be boarding the world far-famed and vintage toy train of Darjeeling. From the loop, you’ll have an entire view of the beautiful landscapes of Darjeeling, and the flowery garden on that the loop is encircled, adds on to the charm of Batasia loop. Post these visits, head back to your hotel for a luxurious breakfast. The other half the day is supposed to cover other attractions of Darjeeling. Under this, you’d be visiting the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Himalayan mountain climbing Institute, Tibetan exile Self facilitate Center (closed on Sunday), tea garden and cable tramway. There is additionally a Peace Pagoda situated in the town of Darjeeling, that additionally would be covered in our sightseeing trip. With the aim of making peace all around, the Peace Pagoda or Stupa invitations folks of all castes, creeds and religion to go to the place and develop mutual harmony for everyone. It’s standard as Japanese Peace Pagoda in Darjeeling. Overnight stay in the hotel.
|Day 6: You Will Travel Back Home From Siliguri
Today, after morning breakfast, check-out of the hotel and leave for Siliguri. Further, trip to Jalpaiguri railway station/ Bagdogra airport/ Tenzing Norgay bus station, for your onward destination.