Blissful North East
Duration: 06 Nights / 07 Days
Places: 2N Gangtok
Day-1: Arrival Bagdogra Airport / NJP Railway Station – Gangtok (135 kms / Approx. 5 hours’ drive)
Assistance on arrival at Bagdogra Airport / NJP Railway Station and transfer to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. At an altitude of 1750m, Gangtok became the state capital in the mid-19th century and has undergone rapid development since then. Surrounded by Monasteries and Orchids, Gangtok is truly a traveller’s delight. Check into the hotel on arrival and enjoy rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Shimla.
Day-2: Gangtok – Excursion to Tsomgo Lake (55 kms / Approx. 3 hours’ drive each way)
Post breakfast proceed for a wonderful day excursion to Tsomgo Lake, at an altitude of 12,400 feet. The lake derives its waters from melting snows off the surrounding mountains. Legends say that lamas could forecast the future by studying the colour of the lake’s water, which changes season wise. Enjoy Yak Ride (On direct payment basis). Also visit Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial. Evening return back to Gangtok and at leisure or do some shopping at the very famous MG Road. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day-3: Gangtok – Pelling (140 kms / Approx. 5.5 hours’ drive)
Post breakfast we check out and take the transfer to Pelling. At an altitude of 2000 mts this town commands a spectacular view of Mt. Khangchendzongha. Check into the Hotel on arrival. Enjoy rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Pelling.
Day-4: Pelling Sightseeing
Post breakfast we proceed for a sightseeing tour of Pelling which includes Darap village, Rimbi water Falls, Khecheopalri Lake & Khangchendzongha waterfalls, Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins, New Helipad Ground. Evening is free at leisure. Overnight stay at Pelling.
Day-5: Pelling – Darjeeling (110 kms / Approx. 4 hours’ drive)
Post breakfast we check out and take the transfer to Darjeeling often referred to as the “Queen of the Hills”. Standing high in the Himalayas at an altitude of 2134m, ‘Dorje Ling’, or place of the Thunderbolt, offers breath-taking views of snow-capped mountain peaks, with the Khangchendzongha rising higher than all the others. Surrounded by World Famous Tea Gardens and snow-capped mountains, Darjeeling remains one of the most exotic destinations. Overnight stay at Manali.
Day-6: Darjeeling Sightseeing
Early Morning (at 04:00 am) drive to Tiger hill (8,400 ft.) to watch the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 ft. Worlds 3rd highest peak), on your way back visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After omega replica watch breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Ropeway and Japanese Temple. Evening free for shopping or leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day-7: Darjeeling – Bagdogra Airport / NJP Railway Station (80 kms / Approx. 3 hours’ drive)
Post breakfast we check out and take the transfer to Bagdogra Airport / NJP Railway Station for your onward journey.
Tour ends with happy memories.!!!