Best of Sikkim and Darjeeling


TRIP FACTS

Trip Grade:
Easy
Best Season:
September - November/ March - May
Accomodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Transportation:
Private vehicles

This tour gives you a comprehensive tour of Sikkim- the land and its people and Darjeeling- the queen of hills stations. In a limited period of time you can visit most places of interest, the scenic beauty, the flora and fauna and the people and the rich cultural heritage of the Darjeeling hills and Sikkim area.


Itinerary

Upon your arrival in New Jalpaiguri Junction Railway Station/ Bagdogra Airport, you will receive by our representative and from here you will drive to Gangtok - the modern capital of Sikkim and a cultural hub which will take approximately for 5 hours. On the way to your hotel, you can enjoy the heart-beating highland view along the Teesta River. After you check-in to your hotel, you have the rest of the day to spend at your leisure. Overnight stay at a hotel in Gangtok.

After breakfast, we will drive to Tsomgo Lake, a high altitude lake of Sikkim.you can also indulge in yak riding and you will then visit Baba Mandir (13,200 feet). Spend some time at the temples and then return to the hotel in Gangtok for overnight stay.

After breakfast, you will drive to Lachung- located in Northern part of Sikkim.You will be visiting Naga Waterfall, confluence of Lachen Chu & Lachung Chu at Chungthang and Bhim Nala Waterfall. Upon arrival at Lachung, you will be transferred to a hotel for overnight stay.

After breakfast, you will visit Yumthang valley- valley of flower.You will step in the vicinity of the valley, you will be thrilled to see the riots of colours. The pastures of tall wildflowers are a glorious sight on a sunny day. Yumthang Valley is home to Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, which has over 24 species of the state flower rhododendron.You will then visit the hot spring. After your day tour, get back to Lachung for overnight stay at hotel.

Today after breakfast, you will transfer to Gangtok which is surrounded by appealing scenery, On arrival at Gangtok, check-in to your hotel. In the evening, you can either go for a leisure walk around the town or can indulge in shopping and pick hand woven carpets, traditional motifs, shawls, and blankets. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

After breakfast, you will leave Gangtok and headed towards Pelling- another famous Town. Followed by a hilly road surrounding the colourful houses, tiny hamlets, and lonely monasteries. you will also be visiting for some tea tasting at Temi Tea Garden, see the beautiful miniatures of Chardham and 12 jyotirlingas at the Siddheshwar Dham (Char dham) and lay eyes on the 45 feet high copper statue of Guru Padmasambhava. After spending hours you will finally reach Pelling. Upon arrival at Pelling, you will be transferred to a hotel for overnight stay.

After breakfast, you will start your day with full day sightseeing of Pelling. At first, you will be visiting Darap village, Rimbi water Falls, Khecheopalri Lake and Khangchendzonga waterfalls. At the Darpa village, you will get a chance to explore local culture and meet and greet people of Bhutias, Chettris, Tamangs, Rais, Gurungs and Lepchas community. You can also visit Khangchendzonghawaterfalls.You will then visit Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdentse Ruins, New Helipad Ground. We will return back to our hotel for overnight stay.

After breakfast, you will proceed to Darjeeling which will take approximately about 4 hours. On the way you can enjoy the beautiful view of Mighty Khangchendzonga. The whiff of tea and sound of toy train symbolizes that you are somewhere in and around Darjeeling. Upon arrival at Darjeeling, you will be transferred to a hotel for overnight.

Early morning you will get ready to chase the down over the Mt. Khangchendzonga (28,208 feet) at the Tiger Hill (8,400 feet). You can get chance to explore the highest point of the region and adore enchanting views from the top, the snow-covered Himalayan ranges. On your way back to the hotel, visit Ghoom Monastery and War Memorial and Batasia Loop. We will return back to hotel and have breakfast. Thereafter you will go for sightseeing tour including Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Ropeway and Japanese Temple. Return back to your hotel and relax. Rest of the evening is free so you can relax or just stroll around. Overnight stay in the hotel.

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the NJP Railway Station / IXB from hotel for your destination.



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The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. We will be pleased if you provide every minor details about your trip.

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