The 7 days Gangtok, Kalimpong & Darjeeling is a popular family tour that covers some of the must see attractions of the Eastern Himalayan region.
Day 1: Arrival & Transfer to Gangtok
Our car driver will be there to receive you at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) or Bagdogra Airport ( IXB ) - You will be assisting for the transfer – Transfer to Gangtok – Nearly 120 Kilometers 4 hours drive - 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 – It has option for tourist of all ages – Check into Hotel –Overnight stay at Gangtok
Day 2 : Gangtok Local sightseeing (Full day)
Morning Breakfast -Drive for visit Rumtek Monastery, Botanical Garden, Ganesh Tok, Tashi View Point, Enchey Monastery, Barthang waterfalls, Nam Nang view point, Ropeway, Flower Show, Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology & Do Drul Chorten (Stupa).etc – Back to hotel - Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 3: 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 - 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 - -Back to Gangtok - Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok
Day 4: Transfer to Kalimpong & Local sightseeing (Half day)
Morning breakfast - Transfer to Kalimpong – Nearly 75 kilometers 2.5 hours drive - 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 – Overnight stay at Kalimpong.
Day 5: Transfer to Darjeeling
Morning breakfast - Transfer to Darjeeling - Nearly 70 kilometers 2.5 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 - Overnight stay at Darjeeling
Day 6: Darjeeling Sunrise from Tiger Hill & 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 Kanchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather) – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop – Back to hotel - After breakfast 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 ) – Back to hotel – Evening free to stroll around the Mall area or Chowk Bazaar - Overnight stay at Darjeeling
Day 7: Departure – Darjeeling to Bagdogra/NJP
Morning breakfast - After breakfast transfer to New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) or Bagdogra Airport (IXB) - Nearly 80 kilometers 3 hours drive – Guest are advised to start early and not to rush - Forwarding Journey