Your trip to Darjeeling starts from today. Our representative will receive you at the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station/Bagdogra airport. From here, our representative will be assisting further in your journey to Darjeeling also called queen of the hills, which is around 68 km away. Located at an average height of 6700 ft, Darjeeling is a beautiful hill station that is famous for its scenic Himalayan trenches and sprawling tea estates.
Here you also have the luxury of exploring its breathtaking beauty of the surroundings on the UNESCO acclaimed Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, which is famous as the toy train. After an hour and forty minutes, you would be entering the mesmerizing realms of Darjeeling town. Check in at the hotel, and relax for a while. Rest of the day would be free, so you can spend it at leisure or choose to walk out to the local market or a shopping mall. Overnight stay at the hotel.
On 2nd day get ready for Darjeeling tour. Start your day fresh with a mountain trip to Tiger Hill. Being the highest point of Darjeeling, Tiger Hill offers some of the best sights of the Himalayas, which are apt to be visited early in the morning. Imagine yourself standing in front of the mighty Kanchenjunga peak, the snow clad peaks of which are turning golden due to the rising sun. This panoramic view is the best introduction of Tiger Hill. In order to catch this breathtaking sight, leave early from your hotel. The magnificent hill is around 11 km from the town of Darjeeling.
As you climb down the hill, you would be embarking on a visit to the incredible Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. One of the oldest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in Darjeeling, Ghoom Monastery is about 7 Km from the town and is famous for its huge statue of Lord Buddha. Post that, drive back to your hotel for a hearty breakfast. Rest of the day is scheduled for visiting major attractions inside the town which is the highlight of the Darjeeling itinerary.
First on the list would be Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, followed by Lebong race course, Peace Pagoda, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center, Tensing-Gumbo rock, ropeway and Parmesan Nadia Himalayan Zoological park, which houses the rare Snow leopard and Tibetan wolf. You also would be getting a chance to visit the lush green tea estates, which the town is so proud of. Sip on famous Darjeeling tea and revive your senses. As you would be done with all the sightseeing, head back to the comfort of your hotel for an overnight stay.
On 3rd day, get transferred from Darjeeling to Gangtok. Post breakfast, make a check out from your hotel and head to Gangtok (5,500 ft.), a mystical hill station in the Himalayas of the North-East. Located in the eastern Himalayan range, Gangtok has an amazing blend of nature and religion. Amidst dense forests and Himalayan peaks, lies the quaint hill station of Gangtok, which is dotted with several colorful monasteries.
The drive to Gangtok takes around 2 hrs and 23 mins. Thus, you would be having ample time to relax in your hotel. You can even utilize time to explore the nearby attractions, which are at walking distance. This would be followed by an overnight stay in your hotel in Gangtok.
Day 4 of our exclusive Darjeeling-Gangtok tour is dedicated to excursions from Gangtok. Under this, you would be heading towards the very popular Tsomgo lake and Baba Mandir. Tsomgo is a glacial lake, which is around 38 km from the town of Gangtok. Scaling the Gangtok-Nathula highway, which goes through rugged mountain terrains and cliffs, you would be reaching the beautiful Sikkimese lake. This will take around an hour.
The lake is famous for its scenic and tranquil beauty which makes it a peaceful outing place. Besides its beauty, Tsomgo lake also holds a sacred status. Right on the banks, lies a temple of Lord Shiva, which adds to the divinity of the region. After spending a wonderful time at the breathtaking Tsomgo lake, you will start your journey to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, which is located nearby. Unlike the other shrines in Sikkim, which are dedicated to some deity or religious concept, Baba Mandir commemorates an army martyr, Major Harbhajan Singh.
The shrine has a lot of significance for the locals as well as the personnels of Indian army posted in the region. Major Harbhajan Singh was an Indian army officer as well as a saint. Army personnels believe that the spirit of him protects them in every situation and owing to this belief, they dedicated a shrine to him. The shrine is nestled at an altitude of around 4000 mtrs, high up in the hills.
Post that, a visit to the Research Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms, Chorten and Orchid sanctuary is scheduled in your Gangtok family tour package. By evening, you will be back in your hotel. Call it a day and spend the night at leisure.
The Fifth day of the itinerary is for visiting the popular attractions of Gangtok, after morning breakfast Visit to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, Ganesh Tok- a temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha, placed on a small hill on the Gangtok-Nathula Road, Hanuman Tok, Tashi View Point, Banjhakri Falls, one of the finest falls close to Gangtok, place amidst a lush green well-maintained Shamanistic- themed park.
One of Sikkim’s most renowned temples, Hanuman Tok is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The temple complex is well taken care of by the Indian Army. As the temple is placed on high altitudes, the complex offers wonderful opportunities for photography as the views of the peaks are stunning from here.
Probably the biggest stupa of Sikkim, Do Drul Chorten is located on a hill. This sacred spot was built in the year 1945 by Late Truslshi Rimpoche, the head of Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism. The golden-colored dome is the highlight of the structure. You can spot lamas engrossed in their prayers.
Founded in the year 1909, Gonjang Monastery is one of the Gangtok’s most popular Gompas. Placed on a hill, the monastery offers exciting views of Mt Kanchenjunga. The structure of the monastery is inspired from a Chinese Pagoda and the images of deities adorn the inner walls. Spot the statues of Guru Rinpoche and Lord Buddha, who are worshipped here.
If you are a nature lover, do visit the permanent flower show held at the Flower Exhibition Center, another popular attraction. The floral exhibition site is near Ride Park and White Hall, and is a place where you must not miss clicking photographs. This exhibition area has a green house effect and consists of a vast variety of floral species such as celosia, gerberas, roses, orchids and more.
Post that, you would be visiting the Research Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms, Chorten and Orchid sanctuary. By evening, you will be back in your hotel. Overnight at Hotel
Your 6 day Darjeeling Gangtok tour package ends today. Pack your bags and post breakfast, check out from the hotel and Gangtok. You would be transferred to the New Jalpaiguri railway station/Bagdogra airport for your journey back home.
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