Darjeeling Pelling Gangtok & kalimpong II

Day - 01 Arrival

Arrival in NJP railway station or Bagdogra Airport (IXB). Our representative will meet you and transfer you to Darjeeling(3-4 hrs drive). Evening Free, enjoy a walk in Mall Road and evening in Chowrasta and Nightingale Park (Shrubbery Park).

Day - 02 Darjeeling Sightseeing

3 Points : 4am - 8am. Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (at around at 4 am) to morning view sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather) on your way back visit Batasia Loop & Ghoom.
Monastery. After Breakfast city tour of Darjeeling visit Padmaja Naidu Himalaya Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tea Garden, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self – Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Japanese Temple, Peace Pagoda & Ropeway. Evening free for other activities. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 03 Excursion to Mirik Lake

One day tour (8:00-17:30hrs) After breakfast start for an excursion to Mirik Lake which is 50 kms from Darjeeling. Mirik lake is one the destination where the town is centered by man-made Sumendu Lake, Cardamom plantations and Tea Estates. The walk on the 3.5 Kms long promenade around the lake is fascination one. The 80ft. long arch type over bridge across the lake is a beautiful place to explore the lake. Boating Facilities is available for tourist on direct payment basis. The drive of 3-4 hrs from Darjeeling to Mirik lake will be a wonderful adventure as it passes through the pine trees forest through its half of journey and remaining journey will be landscape by Tea Garden Estate. On way back guest can do shopping at Pushapati Market(Indo Nepal Border). Note : Entry of Vehicle to Pushapati Market is restricted. Hence, customers are requested to avail Nepal taxi on direct payment locally.

Day - 04 Toy Train Ride/ Transfer to Pelling

After breakfast take a joy ride with Himalayan Toy train which is listed in a UNESO. The drive is 8 kms each way starting from Darjeeling station to Ghum(India's Highest Railway station) and returning to Darjeeling station. The total duration is appro 2 hrs for roundtrip. After lunch transfer to Pelling. The travel time from Darjeeling to Pelling is appro 4-5hrs. Note : Guest can also travel to Pelling after breakfast if they do not want to do take a ride in Toy Train.

Day - 05 Pelling Full Day Sightseeing

After breakfast start for full day sightseeing Darap village, Rimbi water Falls, Sewaro Rock Garden, Khecheopalri Lake & Khangchendzongha waterfalls, Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins, NewHalipad Ground. Overnight stay at Pelling.

Day - 06 Transfer to Gangtok/ Half Day Sightseeing Gangtok

After breakfast transfer to Gangtok. Drive is around 5-6 hrs and reach Gangtok by 1pm. Take a half day city tour after lunch (1pm to 5 pm) covering Droul Chorthen, Research Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom (Closed on Sunday), Flower Show. Overnight in Gangtok.

Day - 07 Excursion to Changu Lake & Baba Mandir.

After breakfast start for an excursion to Changu Lake (12,400 ft.) & Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms from Gangtok city. This serene lake is situated at an altitude of 12,000 ft. on the Gangtok Nathu La highway. The lake is oval in shape, 15 meters deep and is considered sacred by the local people. It is also a home of brahminy ducks. It's cool, placid water harmonizes with the scenic beauty around. This placid lake remains frozen during the winter months up to mid-May. Nathu La Pass to Republic of China is nearly 20 kilometers further and is an optional tour. Prior permission is required to visit Nathula Pass. Extra cost applies for extended tour to Nathula. Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall)/local Shopping at Gangtok.

Day - 08 Transfer to Kalimpong/ Halfday Sightseeing Kalimpong

After breakfast drive to Kalimpong and reach by Noon. Kalimpong is another beautiful town located at the one corner of Darjeeling. A beautiful place for holiday, a place for relaxation or a place to settle after retirement as Kalimpong experience a moderate temperature throughout the year. After lunch half day sightseeing covering Dello Hills, Humana Tok, Dr. Graham's Home, Flower Nurseries and Mangal Dham. Overnight in Kalimpong.

Day - 09 Return

Return drive from Kalimpong to NJP or Bagdogra airport. Trip ends Kalimpong – NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport (80 kms / 3-4 hrs drive).