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2 Nights, 3 Days Tour Plan
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.
Tour Itinerary:- Gangtok, Pelling, and Darjeeling [7 Days, 6 Nights]
If you want to experience the traditional traits of North East India then these three off- beat destinations give you the opportunity to experience them. Balaka Tours and Travels one of the renowned Sikkim Tour operator from Kolkata organizes trip at a very affordable rate so that every people can fulfill their dream holiday. Pelling offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the mystical beauty of the beautiful lakes while Darjeeling is well known as the "Queen of Hill Stations"
Day 01: NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport – Gangtok
Reach NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra, cab to Gangtok. Predictably any page about East Sikkim has to start off with Gangtok that’s Sikkim’s capital and undoubtedly its most glamorous buzzing city. Nestled at 1650 m above sea level. Gangtok has good nightlife, ample gaming experiences (it’s one of the few places in India where gambling is legalized).
The famous Rumtek Monastery is 24 km away from Gangtok while the Sikkim Research Institute of Tibetology is quite near the Gangtok town in Deorali. The Do DrulChorten and the Rustomji Deer Park are other notable attractions. The Changu Lake is 38 km away from Gangtok while the Nathula Pass is 54 km away. Another attraction is the beautiful Fambong La Sanctuary that’s 25 km away from town. Overnight stay in Gangtok.
Day 02: Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir:
After breakfast drive to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft. /39 km) for an unforgettable journey, one of the highest altitudes of Himalayan Lake. This beautiful oval shaped lake nearly 1 km long with an average depth of 50 ft is located in the east of Sikkim Himalaya. From here we will drive again 15 km to Baba Mandir. Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple sentries and guards here believe that his spirit is still alive and he is therefore treated as a living being. They all trust that Baba Harbhajan will protect them in this very difficult terrain. We can further drive to Nathula pass (12,000ft.) towards China border depending upon the accessibility of the route. We will back to Gangtok by late afternoon. Evening is free for roaming around M.G Marg, the popular Shopping area in Gangtokchange of seasons. It remains frozen during the winter season. After visiting Baba Mandir returns to the hotel. Enjoy local / Indian dinner tonight and stay at the Gangtok hotel.
Day 03: Pelling :
After a lovely breakfast, we will be heading to Pelling.
Pelling stands at a height of 2150 meters. Both the Himalayan as well as Kanchenjungha range can be viewed from here. This is the base from where adventure lovers and trekkers go on treks to remote locations. Pelling has a beautiful helipad with excellent views that’s a major attraction. Other attractions include the SangaChoeling monastery, Pemayangtse monastery, waterfall at Rimbi River and the rock garden.
You can also visit the Rani Dhunga holy rock, double-mouthed Kanchenjunga falls, Singshore Bridge (this is Asia’s second-highest suspension bridge). The land of Pelling is beautiful and green and is dotted all over with numerous natural waterfalls. 10 km before one arrives at Pelling, there is a considerably larger town known as Geyzing (or Gyalshing). This is west Sikkim’s capital and is known for the bustling Geyzing market. Incidentally, Gyalshing means the King's garden and it refers to the Royal gardens at Rabdentse Palace. If you want to shop then the Geyzing bazaar is the best option.
After taking breakfast at the hotel we will move further for a guided tour of Pelling – a beautiful town in the district of West Sikkim. Famous places to visit here include the local monastery, the rock garden, and waterfall nearby Rimbi, the archaic quaint Singshore Bridge, the Change Waterfalls, the Khecheopalri/ Khechuperi lake Khecheopalri Lake holy to Buddhists and ancient Pemyangtse/ PemyangshiPemayangtse Monastery. Come back to the hotel and stay in Pelling overnight.
Day 05: Darjeeling :
After breakfast get for Darjeeling to watch the spectacular Mount Kanchenjunga (28,208 ft). cab to Darjeeling in an executive vehicle. Upon arrival complete check-in formalities at your pre-booked hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Tonight, stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 06: Darjeeling Sightseeing:
Get ready early morning; start driving towards the famous Tiger Hill. The Mount Kanchenjunga (28,208 ft), the hill makes you enjoy a breathtaking sunrise that you will remember for a lifetime. On way back to your hotel pay visit to Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. Complete your breakfast at the hotel and then head towards the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday close), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-help Center (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Ava Art Gallery and Japanese Temple. Stay at Darjeeling overnight.
Refresh yourself with a visit to the Tea Estate and get probably the best tea for yourself. Have a look at the lovely Himalayan peaks with a cable car ride to Rangit Valley.
Peace Pagoda is a major fascination of Darjeeling which intends to unite people of all races and creeds for world peace. The place offers a spiritual and peaceful atmosphere to all the visitors.
Return to the hotel and go for a work around the area in the evening. Have a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07: Darjeeling Via Mirik – NJP Rly Station / Bagdogra ( 7 Hours Journey):
After breakfast check out from the hotel on time & transfer to NJP Railway station / Bagdogra for your ongoing journey.
Cost Details: Price may increase or decrease as per terms and conditions
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Package includes :
- Accommodation (1 room for 2 heads / 2 rooms for 4 and 6 heads and 3 rooms for 8 heads)
- Breakfast Includes
- Transportation from Njp to Njp
Package excludes :
- Air or Rail fare
- Nathula pass
- Lunch and dinner
Tour Itinerary – (Gangtok with Darjeeling 5 Nights 6 Days)
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.