03 Night Darjeeling / 02 Night Gangtok
1.Stay with Breakfast and Dinner.
2.Transportation as per itinerary in 01 Non AC Wagnor or similar.
3.Accommodation in 01 Double Rooms for 2 occupancy.
Day 01: Bagdogra/NJP –Darjeeling 93 kms 3 hours approx.
Assistance at the airport/station on arrival and drive to Darjeeling.
Standing high in the Himalayas at an altitude of 2134m, ‘Dorje Ling’, or place of the Thunderbolt, offers breathtaking views of snow-capped mountain peaks, with the Kanchendzonga rising higher than all the others. Often referred to as the “Queen of the Hills”, it remains just as alluring with its tiny waterfalls, little villages and a narrow gauge railway track. Surrounded by World Famous Tea Gardens and snow capped mountains, Darjeeling remains one of the most exotic destinations. Graeme Westlake in his book ‘An introduction to hill stations on India’ refers to Darjeeling as having “A view Scarcely Unrivalled on Earth”. Overnight at hotel
Day 02: Mirik sight seeing and Darjeeling transfer
Today after breakfast we take you to the famous Sumendu Lake. Surrounded by forested hills on all sides with the back drop of Mt Kanchenjunga the lake is an attractive recreation center for tourist. Enjoy your time by boating on the lake and by horse riding or by feeding the fish in the lake. Walk to the Kawlaydara View point to get a sweeping view of the plains and snow ranges. The place also offers a fascinating view of sun set and sun rise. Also visit Tamang Buddhist monastery and Tibetan Buddhist Monastery two very popular monasteries in Mirik. Back to hotel and leave Mirik.
Day 03: Darjeeling
Early morning visit Tiger Hill to see a beautiful sunrise and Himalayan Range like Kanchandzonga, Mount Everest etc. One can see the horizon changing colors just before sunrise and then the entire Himalayan range turn golden. It is truly a majestic sight and Ghoom Monastery which is oldest Monastery in the area which was built in 1875 and one can see the image of Mythey Buddha 15ft. height on the way back from Tiger Hill.Breakfast at the hotel and proceed for city tour visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute(closed on Thursday) which was started by Tenzing Norgay after he climbed Mt. Everest, Zoological Park(closed on Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Centre(closed on Sunday), Tenzing Rock, Gombu Rock and Tea Estate(from outside).Overnight at hotel
Day 04: Darjeeling – Gangtok 98 kms 4 hours approx.
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Gangtok
At an altitude of 1750m, Gangtok became the state capital in the mid 19th century and has undergone rapid development since then.The downtown area is dominated by huge government buildings decorated with traditional Buddhist symbols. Gangtok is also a resting ground for people traveling to North Sikkim. Surrounded by Monasteries and Orchids, Gangtok is truly a travellers delight. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Gangtok
Breakfast at the hotel and full day excursion to Changu Lake which is 35 Kms from Gangtok at an altitude of 12,400 feet. The lake derives its waters from melting snows off the surrounding mountains Legends say that lamas could forecast the future by studying the color of the lake’s waters. Also visit Baba Mandir . Overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Gangtok – Bagdogra/NJP 125 kms 4 hours approx.
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Bagdogra/NJP in time for flight/train to onward destination.
....................................Tour end with sweet memories of Ocean tripmakers.............................