Gangtok and Darjeeling tour- 6 Days & 5 Nights


MG Marg - Gangtok

Gangtok

Gangtok is a popular hill destination in the north eastern region of India where you can view the natural beauty dotted with lakes, mountains and specially catch a glimpse of the majestic Kanchenjunga which is the third highest peak in the world.

Gangtok is a quaint hill town steeped in Buddhist culture with colourful prayer flags waving in the cool air amidst fertile hills, silent lamas quietly mumbling sacred chants and, vividly painted pagoda roofed huts. Bhutias, Lepchas and Nepalis influence the culture and traditions of this region.

Jeelep-La Pass, East-Sikkim

Darjeeling

Darjeeling is a town in India's West Bengal state, in the Himalayan foothills. British elite to enjoying their summertime in Darjeeling, make some luxury resorts. For transportation, they make the narrow-gauge Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, or “Toy Train,” completed in 1881 (Expected).

Nowadays, Darjeeling is famous for the world for historical toy-train and world-class black tea gardens. Not only that, with cool-weather, and captivating scenery, Darjeeling is a fine vacationer’s destination in West Bengal.

Tour Itinerary

Arrive at New Jalpaiguri railway station. You will meet our travel agent and depart to Gangtok. It is nearly 116 kilomiters ( approx 4 houre - via NH10) away and is at an altitude of 5500ft. It takes nearly four and a half hours in a Volvo or a taxi to enter this gateway of Sikkim and to reach the hotel. Check in the hotel. Explore the quaint hill town overlooking the magnificent Himalayan range. Enjoy the local cuisine. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

After breakfast, we will proceed to the famous Institute of (Tibetology), Dordul, Chholten Stupa, and ancient Rumtek-monastery in order to view the Buddhist culture prevalent in this region. By evening reach the "Shanti-viewpoint" and enjoy its spectacular scenic beauty. Dinner and overnight stay at Gangtok.

After breakfast, we will proceed to the way of magnificent "Tsangu Lake". In case the lake is unapproachable due to bad weather conditions we will proceed to Namachi village. This tiny hamlet situated between the verdant hills at the height of 5,500 ft exhibits the most spectacular view of the Himalayan range. Its snow-kissed mountains on one side and expansive stretches of the deep green valley on the other side, this panoramic view you will never forget in your life.

After spending some time in this place, we will visit New Baba Mandir which is situated at 13,500 feet altitude. Get back to the hotel by evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Gangtok.

After breakfast and we will proceed to Darjeeling which is at a distance of 95.8 km (approx 3 hour 11 min) via NH10 and Peshok Rd/Rishi Rd. This three - hour drive overlooking the magnificent Himalayan Ranges with Tea Gardens on both side of the road offers impressive view. After arrival, transfer to the Hotel. You can spend the rest of the day exploring the bazaars of this scenic hill town where you can discover exclusive Tibetan artefacts and excellent quality of tea leaves. Dinner and overnight stay at Darjeeling.

Before sunrise get ready to visit Tiger Hills. Here you can witness the breathtaking sunrise. The first rays touch the Kanchanjunga Mountains and transform the entire area with its vibrant glow. Enroute see the well known Ghoom Monastery and the Batasia loop. Come back to the hotel. Take breakfast and later visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. From here you can go the Himalayan Zoo and visit the famous Japanese Temple and Rock garden. A trip to Gangamaiya Park as well as the Tibetan Handicraft Centre is a must. A visit to Botanical Garden will help you discover rare trees, plants and flowers.

After breakfast, we will drive from Darjeeling for NJP railway station. If you leave early in the morning you can enroute visit the famous Pasupati Market at the Nepal Border and Mirik Lake which is Natural lake surrounded by lofty hills and Pine trees.

Tour Gallery

Tea garden

Tea garden

toy train darjelling

Toy train

darjelling station

darjelling station

Darjelling mall

Darjelling mall

Tea garden

Tea garden

durpindara monestry

Durpindara monestry

Dhir Dham Temple

Dhir Dham Temple

Batasiya loop

Batasia loop

Tista River

Tista River

Ganesh Tok

Ganesh Tok

Morgan House

Morgan House

tsomgo lake

Tsomgo lake

Tour inclusions

  NJP to NJP Non A/c Car / Bus
  NJP to NJP Fooding and Lodging
  NJP to NJP Inner line permit / any entry fee / Parking fee
  NJP to NJP Tour Mannager

Tour exclusions

  Room Heater, Laundry, Hot Water etc.
  Extra Tea / Coffee or Extra Meals.
  NJP to NJP Spcial Guide
  Ropeway ride / Yak Ride

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