Darjeeling is a town in India's West Bengal state, in the Himalayan foothills. Once a summer resort for the British Raj elite, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, or “Toy Train,” completed in 1881. It's famed for the distinctive black tea grown on plantations that dot its surrounding slopes. Its backdrop is Mt. Kanchenjunga, among the world’s highest peaks Gangtok is the capital of the mountainous northern Indian state of Sikkim. Established as a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the 1840s, the city became capital of an independent monarchy after British rule ended, but joined India in 1975. Today, it remains a Tibetan Buddhist center and a base for hikers organizing permits and transport for treks through Sikkim’s Himalayan mountain ranges.
Destinations Covered - 4 Nights and 5 Days
Strating Rs. 25,999/- onwards per person on twin sharing basis
Return airfares, accommodation, half board meals, transfers, sightseeing, tickets/permits and taxes.
|Food & Drink||Breakfast in the Room|
|Internet||Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.|
|Parking||Vending Machine (drinks), 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out|
|Languages||Italian, French, Spanish, English, Arabic|
Day 1 : Bagdogra / NJP - Darjeeling
Darjeeling: Standing high in the Himalayas at an altitude of 2134m, ‘Dorje Ling’, or place of the Thunderbolt, offers breathtaking views of snow-capped mountain peaks, with the Kanchendzonga rising higher than all the others. Often referred to as the “Queen of the Hills”, it remains just as alluring with its tiny waterfalls, little villages and a narrow gauge railway track. Surrounded by World Famous Tea Gardens and snow capped mountains, Darjeeling remains one of the most exotic destinations. Graeme Westlake in his book ‘An introduction to hill stations on India’ refers to Darjeeling as having “A view Scarcely Unrivalled on Earth”. stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 2 : Darjeeling
Early morning visit Tiger Hill to see a beautiful sunrise and Himalayan Range like Kanchandzonga, Mount Everest etc. One can see the horizon changing colors just before sunrise and then the entire Himalayan range turn golden. It is truly a majestic sight and Ghoom Monastery which is oldest Monastery in the area which was built in 1875 and one can see the image of Mythey Buddha 15ft. height on the way back from Tiger Hill. proceed for city tour visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursday) which was started by Tenzing Norgay after he climbed Mt. Everest, Zoological Park (closed on Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Centre (closed on Sunday), Tenzing Rock, Gombu Rock, Tea Estate (from outside), Japanese Temple and Peace Pagoda.
Day 3 : Darjeeling - Gangtok
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Gangtok. Gangtok : At an altitude of 1750m, Gangtok became the state capital in the mid 19th century and has undergone rapid development since then. The downtown area is dominated by huge government buildings decorated with traditional Buddhist symbols. Gangtok is also a resting ground for people traveling to North Sikkim. Surrounded by Monasteries and Orchids, Gangtok is truly a travellers delight. Later proceed for half day sightseeing in Gangtok visiting Tashi View Point, Ganesh Tok, Flower Show, Do Drul Chorten, Institute of Tibetology, Cottage Industry and Bakthang Falls.
Day 4 : Gangtok
Breakfast at the hotel and full day excursion to Changu Lake which is 35 Kms from Gangtok at an altitude of 12,400 feet. The lake derives its waters from melting snows off the surrounding mountains Legends say that lamas could forecast the future by studying the color of the lake’s waters. Also visit New Baba Mandir.
Overnight stay at hotel in Gangtok. (B)
Day 5 : Gangtok - Bagdogra / NJP
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Bagdogra / NJP in time for flight / train to onward destination.
Note: Above Itinerary is just indicative. Do not consider it as a Final Schedule.
Terms and conditions
Cost of package will vary depending on No. of Persons Travelling, Vehicle Type, Hotel Category and Inclusions, please get in touch with your Account Manager for the final price.
All displayed prices are on Per Person basis for number of people travelling
Tiger Hill, Darjeeling
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary
Namgyal Institute of Tibetology
These prices are exclusive of 9% GST
Personal Expenses like portages, tips, laundry, mineral water, etc
Monument entrances, camera charges etc
Anything not mentioned in inclusions
Any additional charges due to flight cancellation, road blocks, change in govt. tax rules,political unrest, etc
Meals other than ones mentioned in inclusions.
Contact with us