02 NIGHTS DARJEELING + 02 NIGHTS PELLING & 02 NIGHTS GANGTOK
DAY 1: ARRIVE BAGDOGRA AIRPORT/NJP – DARJEELING (90 KM)
Meet our representative on arrival at Bagdogra airport or NJP railway station and drive to Darjeeling. Upon arrival, check into a hotel. In the evening you are free to explore the local area. Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 2: DARJEELING
Early in the morning, we will leave for Tiger Hill for witnessing sunrise over Mt. Kanchendzonga. Return to the hotel and en-route visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. Later, after breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, PNZ Zoological Park (closed on Thursday), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Centre (closed on Sunday) and Tea Garden (outer view). Return to the hotel for lunch and spend rest of the day at leisure, followed by overnight stay.
DAY 3: DARJEELING - PELLING VIA MELLI (115 KM)
After breakfast drive to Pelling in West Sikkim. The journey runs through the winding road cutting across the valleys, hills and villages and follows the course of Teesta River and the beautiful Rangit River till Legship. Take a refreshing break at the view point near Melli and watch the magnificent confluence of Teesta River and Rangit River. Later continue drive to Pelling and check into a hotel on arrival for overnight stay.
DAY 4: PELLING
In the morning after breakfast, visit one of the famous monasteries, the Pemayangtse Monastery.
Later, we will visit the legendary lake at Khecheopalri (25 km). The Holy Lake is surrounded by dense forests and is believed to have the power of fulfilling wishes. Thereafter, we will pay a visit to the Kanchenjunga Falls and Rimbi Falls, two magnificent perennial waterfalls on the way. Return to the hotel for lunch.
After lunch we will proceed to the Dentam Valley, about an hour drive from Pelling. Visit Tsangey Falls and take some photographs of the magnificent falls. Also visit Sinsore Bridge – the highest bridge in Sikkim. Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 5: PELLING – GANGTOK (120 KM)
After breakfast drive to Gangtok, land of unspoiled natural beauty with alpine landscapes, thick luxuriant forests, rivers in torrent and peaceful lakes. On arrival, check into a hotel. For rest of the day you are free to explore the local area. Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 6: GANGTOK
After breakfast, proceed to Tsomgo Lake (12,210 ft) and Baba Mandir, a 40 km drive which takes 2.5 hrs. This lake is located very close to Nathula Pass, which is the entry point to China termed as the “Silk Route” and remains frozen for most parts of the year. Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir, which is highly acknowledged for its spiritual worth. We can also visit the Nathu La Pass, which is the border between India and China. Later drive back to Gangtok. In the evening you are free for your own activities, followed by overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 7: GANGTOK – BAGDOGRA/NJP DROP
After breakfast drive to Bagdogra Airport or NJP railway station for reaching your onward destination.
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