Darjeeling - Gangtok
Day 01: Arrive Bagdogra / New Jalpaiguri - Darjeeling
Welcome on arrival at Bagdogra Airport/ New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and transfer to Darjeeling (95 kms/3 hrs). Once the summer capital of India, Darjeeling is a land of infinite variety and charm. It will cater you a mix-experience of lively nature charming Himalayan people. It is the place of Dorje, the mystic thunderbolt of the Lama-Religion. Surrounded by Tea gardens; this little town faces some of the highest peaks of the Himalayas. Take a rest and then a walk around town to appreciate the new culture you are in. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Darjeeling Sightseeing
Early morning a start for Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise and its amazing effects on the Mt. Kanchendzonga (Worlds 3rd highest peak), Visit Ghoom Monastery and Batashia Loop War Memorial while returning to the Hotel. Breakfast at the Hotel followed by half day local sightseeing covering Padmaja N. Zoological Garden (Closed on Thursday), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tibetian Refugee Self-help Center (Closed on Sunday) and visit to the Mall and Local Market (Closed on Thursday). Evening Free for shopping & individual activity, overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Darjeeling to Gangtok
Morning transfer to Gangtok (105 kms/4 hrs), en route visit Teesta. At an altitude of 5500 ft Gangtok is the capital of the state of Sikkim is a beautiful and clean town promising of the best monasteries and landscapes. Evening free for individual activity and leisure, overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Gangtok Sightseeing
Morning starts the half day sightseeing in and around this capital city of Sikkim, covering Chortan, Stupa, Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday), Institute of Handicrafts and handlooms (Closed on Sunday) and, after Roomtek Monastery & Dharma Chakra Centre (24 Kms/45 Mins), the sect of the Kagyu order – one of the 4 major Tibetan Buddhist Sect (24 Kms/45 Mins).
Day 05: Excursion Trip To Tsomgo Lake
AM start for a half day trip to Tsomgo lake (12400 ft), which is only 32 kms from Gangtok City, the lake is almost about 1Km long, oval in shape and 15 mtrs deep. The lake is considered sacred by the local people, Evening free at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity.
Day 06: Gangtok – Bagdogra / New Jalpaiguri
Morning Transfer to Bagdogra Airport/ New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (114 kms/ 5 hrs).