04 DAYS SIMPLY DARJEELING tour package takes you to the foothills of the Himalayas in West Bengal.
Darjeeling was 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. The Darjeeling Ropeway which is a round trip from Singamari to Tukvar taking 40 mins, offers breathtaking views of tea gardens.
The north-east region of India is surely one of the most intriguing parts of the country. It is a narrow strip squeezed between the two nations of Bhutan and Bangladesh. Owing to its topography, north-east India is an unexplored paradise with numerous delights. Known as the ‘Seven Sisters’, north-east India is a treasure chest of culture, heritage, history, traditions, natural beauty, adventures and soulful experiences. Thus, a tour to any destination in north-east India offers unforgettable memories of good times.
The distance between Bagdogra & Darjeeling is 70 Km
Darjeeling | 04 N
Day 01 : Arrival and Transfer to Darjeeling
Upon arrival at NJP railway station or Bagdogra Airport (IXB) head to Darjeeling which is a drive of around 3 hours. The evening is free for you to spend at leisure. Enjoy a walk through Mall Road and Chowrasta. Overnight in Darjeeling.
Day 02 : Darjeeling sightseeing
Proceed for the early morning tour to Tiger Hills (at around at 4 am) for a sunrise view over Kanchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather). On your way back visit Batasia Loop & Ghoom Monastery. After a sumptuous breakfast, proceed for the city tour of Darjeeling and visit Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tea Garden, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center, Japanese Temple, Peace Pagoda, and ropeway. The evening is free for other activities. Overnight in Darjeeling.
Day 03 : Mirik excursion
After breakfast start for an excursion to Mirik Lake which is 50 km from Darjeeling. Mirik is a town that is famous for the man-made Sumendu Lake, cardamom plantations and tea estates. The walk on the 3.5 km long boulevard around the lake is fascinating. The 80 ft. long arch type bridge across the lake is a beautiful spot for exploring the lake. Boating facilities are available for tourists on a direct payment basis. The 3 / 4 hour drive from Darjeeling to Mirik Lake passes through pine tree forests and landscaped tea garden estates. On the way back guests can shop at the Pashupati Market (Indo Nepal Border).
Note: Entry of Vehicle to Pashupati Market is restricted. Hence, customers are requested to avail Nepal taxis on direct payment locally.
Day 04 : Darjeeling to Bagdogra Airport or NJP station
After breakfast, you can opt for a Toy Train ride before proceeding to NJP railway station or Bagdogra airport for onward journey.
You can enjoy the Toy Train ride at an additional cost payable on the spot at the station.