Queen of the Hills – Darjeeling-Gangtok-Kalimpong
Duration : 9 day(s)
Day 01: Arrival in Darjeeling:
Pick up from Bhudrapur airport/Bagdogra / NJP Station. Meet the guide at the airport. Meet the guide at the airport and drive to Darjeeling. (140 km / 04 hrs.). Overnight hotel.
Day 02: Darjeeling:
Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (at around 4 am) to view sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak.The view is spectacular on a clear weather day.On way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop . Afternoon visit to Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (Closed on Thursday), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tenzing, Gumbu Rock site and Tibetan Refugee self-help (Closed on Sunday) Center Tea Estate. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Darjeeling-Pemayantse :
After B/Fast Transfer from Darjeeling to Pemayanste ( 110km, 04 hrs on the way River Rangit and tea Garden arrive evening check in hotel and free). Evening take a pleasant walk enjoying the sun set over Mt. Khangchendzonga. Stay O/N.At Pelling.
Day 4: Pemayangtse (2,085m):
Morning Visit the Pemayangtse Monastery. This is a premier monastery of Sikkim built in the 17th century. afternoon A short walk to Sangobhholing Monastery (02 km/45 mis) located on a hillock above the hotel. On a clear day the view of the mountain range is breathtaking . O/N at hotel.
Day 05: Gangtok:
After Beakfast transfer from Pemayangtse to Gantok (1,600mts/117 km 5 hrs) In the morning drive through semi tropical forests, cardamom plantation and small villages to Gangtok, once the capital of the kingdom of Sikkm,after noon relaxing O/N at hotel.
Day 06: Gangtok:
Go for a day sightseeing covering Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom, Enchey Monastery, Research Institute of Tibetology, Chorten and Orchid Sanctuary and world famous Rumtek Monastery. Overnight hotel.
Day 07: Gangtok :
Today you will take an excursion trip to Tshangu Lake (departure in the morning)- situated at a height of 3,780 m. with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. A small temple is constructed on the lakeside and beautiful flowers & Alpine vegetation grow around the lake.
Day 08: Gangtok – Kalimpong:
After breakfast transfer from Gangtok to Kalimpong on the (Optional White River Rafting at Testa (2hrs 7Kms) continue drive to Kalimpong check in hotel then Go for a sightseeing of Dello hills, Dr. Graham_s Home, Jang-Dong-Palriffo Brang, and Durbin Dara Hills. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 09: Kalimpong Depature :
Early morning, drive to your destination either Bhudrapur Airport Bagdogra Airport/ NJP Station Trips ends!
- Culture Tour – Darjeeling, Gangtok & Kalimpong
- Culture Tour to Gangtok, Lachung, Yumthang & Darjeeling at a Glance
- Darjeeling , Gangtok Culture Tour
- Khangchendzongna “WHITE MAGIC” Trek
- Monastery Tour in Darjeeling-Gangtok-Kalimpong
- Sikkim & Darjeeling Tour
- Sikkim Rular Tour , Home stay and Eco- Tourism
- Splendor of Sikkim Darjeeling, and Gangtok
- The Rhododendron Trail