Darjeeling Pelling with Gangtok - 6 Nights 7 Days
Day 01: Arrive Bagdogra Airport/NJP – Darjeeling (90 km)
On Arrival at Bagdogra airport or NJP railway station and drive to Darjeeling. Upon arrival, check into a hotel. In the evening you are free to explore the local area. & Overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 02: Darjeeling
Early in the morning, we will leave for Tiger Hill for witnessing sunrise over Mt. Kanchendzonga. Return to the hotel and en-route visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. Later, after breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, PNZ Zoological Park (closed on Thursday), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refuge Centre (closed on Sunday) and Tea Garden (outer view). & Overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 03: Darjeeling - Pelling via Melli (115 km)
After breakfast drive to Pelling in West Sikkim. The journey runs through the winding road cutting across the valleys, hills and villages and follows the course of Teesta River and then beautiful Rangit River till Legship. Take a refreshing break at the view point near Melli and watch the magnificent confluence of Tista River and Rangit River. Later continue drive to Pelling and check into a hotel & Overnight stay at hotel in Pelling.
Day 04: Pelling
In the morning after breakfast, visit one of the famous monasteries, the Pemayangtse Monastery. It is the seat of the Nyingma Order of Tibetan Buddhism and was originally a small Lhakhang built by Lhatsun Chempo in the 17th Century. The monastery contains numerous antique idols and objects of worship and is filled with wall paintings and sculptures.
Later, we will visit the legendary lake at Khecheopalri (25 km). The Holy Lake is surrounded by dense forests and is believed to have the power of fulfilling wishes. Thereafter, we will pay a visit to the Kunchenjungha Falls and Rimbi Falls, two magnificent perennial waterfalls on the way. Return to the hotel for lunch.
After lunch we will proceed to the Dentham Valley, about an hour drive from Pelling. Visit Tsangey Falls and take some photographs of the magnificent falls. Also visit Sinsore Bridge – the highest bridge in Sikkim. Later return to the hotel & Overnight stay at hotel in Pelling.
Day 05: Pelling – Gangtok (120 km)
After breakfast drive to Gangtok, land of unspoiled natural beauty with alpine landscapes, thick luxuriant forests, rivers in torrent and peaceful lakes. On arrival, check into a hotel. For rest of the day you are free to explore the local area. & Overnight stay at hotel in Gangtok.
Day 06: Gangtok
After breakfast, proceed to Tsongmo Lake (12,210 ft) and Baba Mandir, a 40 km drive which takes 2.5 hrs. This lake is located very close to Nathu La Pass, which is the entry point to China termed as the “Silk Route” and remains frozen for most parts of the year. The lake is home to the Brahminy ducks and many migratory birds. Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir, which is highly acknowledged for its spiritual worth. We can also visit the Nathu La Pass, which is the border between India and China. Later drive back to Gangtok. In the evening you are free for your own activities, followed & Overnight stay at hotel in Gangtok.
Day 07: Gangtok – Bagdogra/NJP Drop
After breakfast drive to Bagdograairport or NJP railway stationfor reaching your onward destination.
-- Welcome drinks on arrival in hotels. (Non Alcohlic)
-- Accommodation on Twin sharing basis.
-- Daily Breakfasts & Dinner.
-- All local Sightseeing by an Individual Taxi.
-- Pick up and drop from Bagdogra Airport/ NJP Railway Station .
-- Inclusive of all the Taxes (Parking, Toll Tax, Luxury Tax, Fuel Exp. and Driver Exp. etc.)
-- 4.50 % Govt. Service Tax extra on total bill.
-- Any monument entry fees / camera fees.
-- Any meal, which is not mentioned above.
-- Any guide charges.
-- Any air / train fare.
-- The rates are subjects to change without any prior notice.
-- Accommodation in the itinerary at the mentioned hotels or the similar hotels.