06D DARJEELING GANGTOK AND KALIMPONG tour package takes you to Sikkim and the hills of West Bengal. Visit Darjeeling, Gangtok, Tsomgo Lake, and Kalimpong.
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.
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.
Tsomgo Lake, also known as Tsongmo Lake or Changu Lake, is a glacial lake in Sikkim, some 40 kilometres from Gangtok. Located at an elevation of 3,753 m, the lake remains frozen during the winter season.
Kalimpong is a hill station perched on a ridge above the Teesta River. It is home to colonial-era buildings like MacFarlane Memorial Church, named after a Scottish missionary. Deolo Park has landscaped gardens and offers views of the town and surrounding hills.
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 71 Km | The distance between Darjeeling & Gangtok is 98 Km |The distance between Gangtok & Kalimpong is 75 Km |The distance between Kalimpong & Bagdogra is 78 Km
Darjeeling | 02 N
Gangtok | 02 N
Kalimpong | 01 N
Day 01: Arrival at Bagdogra Airport. Transfer to Darjeeling
Upon arrival at Bagdogra Airport, get transferred to your hotel in Darjeeling around noon. After you arrive in Darjeeling, check:in at your hotel and relax. Overnight in Darjeeling.
Day 02: Darjeeling Sightseeing
Begin your day early morning with a visit to Tiger Hill to feel enriched by the first rays of the sun that come through the enigmatic Kanchenjunga Mountain. Also, visit the Batasia loop, and the Ghoom Monastery. Return to your hotel and take breakfast. Get ready to do the city tour which includesHimalayan Mountaineering Institute, Zoological Park, Tibetan Refugee Centre, Tenzing Rock, Gombu Rock, andHappy Valley Tea Estate from outside. Overnight in Darjeeling.
Day 03: Darjeeling to Gangtok
After breakfast, proceed to Gangtok. Upon arrival in Gangtok, check in to your hotel. Then proceed for a city tour that would cover Rumtek Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Cottage Industry and Flower Show Complex. By late evening, return to your hotel and relax. Overnight in Gangtok.
Note: Namgyal Institute of Tibetology & Cottage Industry(closed on Sundays)
Day 04: Excursion to Changu Lake
After breakfast, proceed for a full dayexcursion to the beautifulChangu Lake. Post that, visit Baba Mandir and return to your hotel by late evening. Overnight in Gangtok.
Day 05: Gangtok to Kalimpong
After breakfast, proceed toKalimpong.Upon arrival in Kalimpong, check-in to your hotel and relax for some time. Later, head to visit the main attractions in Kalimpong such as Zang Dog Palri Fo Brang Monastery, Mangal Dham and flower nurseries. Overnight in Kalimpong.
Day 06: Kalimpong to Bagdogra. Departure
After breakfast and check-out of your hotel to get transferred to Bagdogra Airport for your departure.