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2 Nights, 3 Days

Day 1: Reach NJP and proceed to Darjeeling (114 km): Reach NJP in the morning and proceed to Darjeeling by cab. Reach Darjeeling and check in at the hotel. Night stay at Darjeeling.

Day 2: Darjeeling Sightseeing: After our breakfast, we will proceed for Darjeeling local sightseeing. Night stay at Darjeeling. • Tiger hill • Batashia loop • Ghoom monastery • Ava art gallery • Rangeet valley tea garden • Darjeeling zoo • Himalayan mountaineering institute

Day 3: Darjeeling to NJP: After early lunch drives back to NJP and board train for your onward journey with happy memories to cherish.

Day 1: Reach NJP and proceed to Gangtok (114 km):
Reach NJP in the morning and proceed to Gangtok by cab. Reach Gangtok and check in at the hotel. Night stay at Gangtok.

Day 2: Gangtok Sightseeing:
After breakfast, we will proceed for local sightseeing in or around Gangtok including Tashi view point, Hanuman Tok, Ganesh tok, Ropeway, Flower garden.  In the evening visit to MG Marg, the busy market of Gangtok, for shopping.Overnight at hotel in Gangtok.

Day 3: Excursion – Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir:
After breakfast drive for a memorable excursion tour to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft. /39 km), one of the highest altitudes Himalayan Lake. This beautiful oval shape lake almost 1 km long with its average depth 50 ft is situated in east Sikkim Himalaya. From here we will drive further 15 km to Baba Mandir. We will back to Gangtok by late afternoon. The evening is free for roaming around M.G Marg, the popular Shopping area in Gangtok.

Day 4: Gangtok to Pelling:
After breakfast, we will proceed for Pelling. On the way visit Buddha park and namchi. Reach Pelling and check in at the hotel. Night stay at Pelling.

Day 5: Pelling Sightseeing:
After breakfast, we will proceed for local sightseeing in or around Pelling including Tashi view point, Hanuman Tok, Ganesh Tok, Ropeway, Flower garden etc. Night stay at Pelling.

Day 6: Pelling to Darjeeling:
After our breakfast, we will proceed for Darjeeling. Reach Darjeeling and check in at the hotel. Night stay at Darjeeling.

Day 7: Darjeeling Sightseeing:

After breakfast, we will proceed for local sightseeing in or around Darjeeling including Tiger hill, Batashia loop, Ghoom monastery, Ava art gallery, Rangeet valley tea garden, Darjeeling zoo, Himalayan mountaineering institute. Night stay at Darjeeling.

Day 8: Darjeeling to NJP:
After early lunch drives back to NJP and board train for your onward journey with happy memories to cherish.



COST OF THE PACKAGE (PER PERSON):


Category 2 Pax 4 Pax 6 Pax 8 Pax
Budget 20500/pax 15000/pax 13500/pax 15000/pax
Standard 22000/pax 18000/pax 16000/pax 12000/pax
Delux 25000/pax 22000/pax 20000/pax 15000/pax
Premium 26500/pax 24000/pax 23000/pax 18000/pax

 

Tour Itinerary – (Gangtok with Darjeeling)

Day 1: Reach NJP and proceed to Gangtok (114 km):

Reach NJP in the morning and proceed to Gangtok by cab. Reach Gangtok and check in at the hotel. Night stay at Gangtok.


Day 2: Gangtok Sightseeing :
After our breakfast, we will proceed for local sightseeing in or around Gangtok including Tashi view point, Hanuman Tok, Ganesh Tok, Ropeway, Flower garden. In the evening visit to MG Marg, the busy market of Gangtok, for shopping. Overnight at hotel in Gangtok. 

Day 3: Excursion – Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir :
After breakfast drive for a memorable excursion tour to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft. /39 km), one of the highest altitudes Himalayan Lake. This beautiful oval shape lake almost 1 km long with its average depth 50 ft is situated in east Sikkim Himalaya. From here we will drive further 15 km to Baba Mandir. We will back to Gangtok by late afternoon. The evening is free for roaming around M.G Marg, the popular Shopping area in Gangtok. 

Day 4: Gangtok to Darjeeling : 
After our breakfast, we will proceed for Darjeeling. Reach Darjeeling and check in at the hotel. Night stay at Darjeeling.

Day 5: Darjeeling Sightseeing:

After breakfast, we will proceed for local sightseeing in or around Darjeeling including Tiger hill, Batashia loop, Ghoom monasteryAva art gallery, Rangeet valley tea garden, Darjeeling zoo, Himalayan mountaineering institute. Night stay at Darjeeling.

Day 6: Darjeeling to NJP: 
After early lunch drives back to NJP and board train for your onward journey with happy memories to cherish.


Category 2 Pax 4 Pax 6 Pax 8 Pax
Budget 14000/pax 10000/pax 8500/pax 7000/pax
Standard 15000/pax 12500/pax 10000/pax 9000/pax
Delux 19000/pax 17500/pax 15000/pax 12000/pax
Premium 20500/pax 19000/pax 17500/pax 15000/pax

 

Here are some interesting informations about Darjeeling you must read. 

 

The culture of Darjeeling:

The culture of Darjeeling is quite diverse and unique in nature. People from different culture live here peacefully. Hinduism and Vajrayana Buddhism are the main religion exist here. The languages spoken in Darjeeling include Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, and English, while the refugee from Tibet speaks the Tibetan Language. However, all people of Darjeeling can speak Hindi quite fluently. The majority of people belongs to the Gorkha community and they actively celebrate Maghe Sankranti, Basant Panchami, Durga Puja, Ram Navami, Chaita Desai etc. Besides these, the town also celebrates several local festivals. To experience the vibrant culture of Darjeeling you can book our Darjeeling tour package from Kolkata.

Darjeeling festival

 

Local foods & Drinks in Darjeeling:

Darjeeling is paradise for food lovers. Due to its' mixed origins and culture of the people, you will get authentic original local food from various ethnic groups like Tibetan, Nepali, Bengali etc. Among the most common foods "Momos" are one of them, created by the mixture of Onion and Cabbage. You can also taste the world's famous aromatic Darjeeling tea here. There are local handmade snacks available in Darjeeling like Churpee (made out of Yak's milk) and drinks like Tongba (a local beer) that you may not have ever tasted before. Visit Darjeeling to know about all such exotic food and drinks that you can get in Darjeeling in their authentic form. Book our Darjeeling tour package from Kolkata and make your trip a memorable one.

Momo

  

The shopping experience at Darjeeling:

It feels great while we shop in Darjeeling. There are numerous places where you can buy original and authentic handmade items such as Tibetan masks, paintings of Bhutia facial expressions on cloth pieces, local jewelry items like brooches and pendants with carved-in gems etc. You can collect some rare and traditional boots, Khukri knife, woolen items including shawls & pashminas, jumpers, scarves, caps, leather items, and lots more. Another unique artwork of Darjeeling is the scroll paintings locally known as Thankas. These are typically crafted by skilled local Bhutia artists representing Buddhist religious stories.

Mall Road Darjeeling

  

Fun activities to do in Darjeeling:

There are a number of fun activities to do in Darjeeling like trekking, ropeway riding, visiting museums, river rafting etc. Riding aboard the heritage toy train is a most exciting thing to do in Darjeeling. Besides this, you can soar through the clear blue skies while you paraglide over the scenic beauty of the northeastern tea gardens of Darjeeling. Other fun activities you can enjoy here are Rock climbing, white water rafting in Teesta, Riding the Hot Air Balloon to soak in the views from the sky, motorbike tours, mountain biking and lot more. And of course, there are jeep safaris and adventure tours to mind-blowing places like Singalila National Park, Sandakphu and Phalut and more. So from the next time, you will plan to experience all such exciting things, just hit the roads and explore with our Darjeeling tour package from Kolkata.

 

Darjeeling ropeway

Pleasant Climatic Conditions:

Darjeeling is blessed with the wonderful beauty of nature and pleasant climatic conditions. Due to its amazing weather, it remains flooded with tourists throughout the year. There are two best seasons to visit Darjeeling, one is between March to May (i.e. spring & summer), and the other is between October to November (i.e. autumn). In this time the temperature remains cool and the sky is usually clear offering lovely views of Kanchenjunga snow peaks. The summertime is generally short here, from May to June only. The monsoon usually starts in June and lasts through September. The winter is from December to February and this time the climate remains extremely cold.

Tiger Hill