07D DARJEELING GANGTOK tour package takes you to the hills of West Bengal and Sikkim. Visit Darjeeling and Gangtok.
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.
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.
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 |The distance between Darjeeling & Gangtok is 170 Km |The distance between Gangtok & Bagdogra is 123.4 Km
Darjeeling | 03 N
Gangtok | 03 N
Day 01: Bagdogra to Darjeeling
Upon arrival at the airport/railway station drive to Darjeeling. Surrounded by World Famous Tea Gardens and snowcapped mountains, Darjeeling remains one of the most exotic destinations. The evening is on leisure. Explore the Mall road on you own. Overnight in Darjeeling.
Day 02: Darjeeling sightseeing
Early morning start for Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise and itsamazing effects on the Mt. Kanchendzonga (World’s 3rd highest peak), next visit the Ghoom Monastery and Batashia Loop War Memorial. Breakfast at the hotel followed by half day local sightseeing covering Padmaja N. Zoological Garden, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute , Tibetan Refugee Self-help Center, Ropeway (entry fees not included), walk around & visit the Mall and Local Market . Evening Free. Overnight in Darjeeling.
Day 03: Excursion to Mirik and Pashupati Market
After breakfast, proceed for excursion to Mirik Lake and Pashupati market. Mirik Lake is a newly started hill station in West Bengal and situated 48 km west of Darjeeling near Nepal border with a facility of boating. Mirik lake is 1.25 km long. Next visit, Pashupati Market. Situated right at Nepal Border it is famous for cheap cosmetics & clothes. Overnight in Darjeeling.
Day 04: Darjeeling to Gangtok
After breakfast, transfer to Gangtok. Check in to the hotel. Evening free for individual activity and leisure. Overnight at Gangtok
Day 05: Excursion trip to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
After breakfast start for a day trip to Tsomgo Lake(12400ft), 32kms from Gangtok City. The lake is considered sacred by the local people, further 12Kms is the Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir dedicated to the memory of soldier Harbhajan Singh. Evening free at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity. Overnight in Gangtok.
Day 06: Gangtok Local Sightseeing
After breakfast, start the sightseeing in and around this capital city of Sikkim, covering Chortan Stupa, Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday), Institute of Handicrafts and handlooms (Closed on Sunday) and Ranka Monastery & Jakhri water Falls. Overnight in Gangtok.
Day 07: Transfer to Bagdogra / NJP
After breakfast, proceed to Bagdogra/ NJP for the onward journey.
You can enjoy the Toy Train ride at an additional cost payable on the spot at the station after breakfast and before proceeding to Bagdogra/ NJP.