05D GANGTOK DARJEELING tour package takes you to Sikkim and the hills of West Bengal. Visit Gangtok and Darjeeling.
Gangtok hosts notable Buddhist sites and the Gangtok Ropeway offers panoramic views of the city. The region’s outdoor recreation includes hiking, camping, mountain climbing and white-water rafting.
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 & Gangtok is 125 Km |The distance between Gangtok & Darjeeling is 170 Km |The distance between Darjeeling & Bagdogra is 70 Km
Gangtok | 02 N
Darjeeling | 02 N
Day 01 : Arrival at NJP Railway station/IXB Airport. Transfer to Gangtok. (Drive time: 4:30 hrs)
On arrival at the Bagdogra airport or the NJP railway station, get transferred to the hotel in Gangtok. You will have the rest of the day at your leisure. You can explore the famous M.G Marg. Overnight at Gangtok.
Day 02 : Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir | Nathula Pass (Optional)
After breakfast, head out to visit the Tsomgo lake, which is an amazing place surrounding the glacial lake. After this, you will be visiting the shrine of Baba Harbhajan Singh, more commonly known as the Baba Mandir, located just 17 km from the lake. Overnight at Gangtok.
Nathula Pass is subject to the availability of permits and is closed on Monday and Tuesday
Day 03 : Gangtok to Darjeeling (Drive time: 3:30 hrs)
After breakfast, proceed to Darjeeling. After arrival at Darjeeling, Check-in to your hotel. Overnight at Darjeeling.
Day 04 : Tiger Hill Visit | Darjeeling Sightseeing
You will wake up early on this day (4 AM) and start the journey to the top of the famous Tiger Hill of Darjeeling. Once here, you will be seeing a mesmerizing sunrise shedding golden light on the peak of Kanchenjunga. Following this, you will also visit the Batasia Loop and Ghoom Monastery.
After breakfast, you will leave for another round of sightseeing, covering major attractions like Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Ropeway, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre, Tensing Rock, and Japanese Temple. Overnight at Darjeeling.
Note: The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute & Zoological Park is closed on Thursday and the Tibetan Refugee Centre is closed on Sunday.
Day 05 : Darjeeling to NJP / Bagdogra. Departure (Drive time: 2:30 hrs)
After breakfast, you will be checking out of the hotel and taking a transfer to the Bagdogra airport or NJP railway station.
You can enjoy the Toy Train ride at an additional cost payable on the spot at the station, in the morning before the return journey.