Overview

Gangtok is a municipality, the capital and the largest town of the Indian state of Sikkim. It also is the headquarters of the East Sikkim district. Gangtok is located in the eastern Himalayan range, at an elevation of 1,650 m (5,410 ft). The town's population of 100,000 belongs to different ethnicities such as NepalisLepchas and Bhutia. Nestled within higher peaks of the Himalaya and enjoying a year-round mild temperate climate, Gangtok is at the centre of Sikkim's tourism industry.

Darjeeling is a town and a municipality in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is located in the Lesser Himalayas at an elevation of 6,700 ft (2,042.2 m). It is noted for its tea industry, its views of the Kangchenjunga, the world's third-highest mountain, and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

5 Nights 6 Days available Nayapara, West Bengal
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  1. accommodation in Gangtok Hotel or Similar
  2. Daily Breakfast  & Dinner (map)
  3. All sightseeing as per itinerary
  4. Personal Car (Not working Hill Area)
  5. accomodation in Darjeeling Hotel or similar

What is NOT included in the tour

  1. Train Fare/ Flight Fare
  2. Guaranteed early check in or late check out. This is completely at the discretion of the hotel and we can only put in a request for the same.
  3. Any expenses of personal nature
  4. Tips and porterage
  5. Surcharges as applicable due to peak season, surcharge dates, trade fair dates, Christmas, New Year week.
  6. Meals other than that what is mentioned in your itinerary.
  7. Any services not mentioned in the inclusions list
  8. Meals other than specified in the itinerary.Drinks including Water during meals / sightseeing tours are not included
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  1. Visit Tiger Hill to eyewitness a beautiful sunrise.
  2. A memorable ride Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (Toy Train), a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  3. Visit Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom, White Hall & Flower Show.
  4. Enjoy a fun cable car ride in Darjeeling and Gangtok.
Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival and Transfer to Darjeeling 

  • Our representative will be there to receive the Guest at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) –
  • He will be assisting for the transfer - Darjeeling - Nearly 105 kilometers 3 ½ - 4 hours drive – At an height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet lies the land of breathtaking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Everest is the Queen of the hills 
  • It is also home to the famous World Heritage train – The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) - Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around Mall or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Darjeeling

Day 02 : Darjeeling Local Sight Seeing (Half Day)

  • Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather) 
  • On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop – Back to hotel for breakfast -
  • After breakfast rest for half an hour After breakfast next round of sight seeing - Half Day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda – Back to hotel –
  • Evening free to stroll around the area - Overnight stay at Darjeeling

Day 03 : Darjeeling to Gangtok Transfer

  • Early Morning Breakfast – Drive to Gangtok nearly 135 Kilometers 3 – 3 ½ hours - Gangtok – The capital of the 22 end State of India, Sikkim is one of the most beautiful hill station with varied options for tourist
  • Gangtok the beautiful city of Sikkim suits all tourist due to its options i.e. tranquility to adventure, land of monastery, mystic rituals & festivals at an height of 1670 meters / 5480 feet and is the most visited spot of India - It is one of the most beautiful towns with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids and butterflies – The road is along the River Teesta and is picturesque – Check into hotel at Gangtok –
  • Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok

Day 04 : Gangtok Local Sight Seeing (Full Day) 

  • Morning breakfast - After breakfast drive for the city tour of Gangtok – Sight seeing will be for half day hence the drive will be easy and comfortable – It is not possible to cover all the spot in single day hence we make the program with points covering minimum distance traveled -
  • Visit to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, Rumtek Monastery – The monastery where Nobel Laurete Dalai Lama took shelter while escaping from China, Botanical Garden Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Tashi View Point, Banjhakri Falls, one of the finest falls close to Gangtok, etc – Back to hotel –
  • Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center – There are few discotheques in Gangtok to spend time - Over Night stay at Gangtok

Day 05 : Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (Full Day)

  • Morning breakfast at hotel – Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir nearly 40 kilometers and 2 hours drive along the Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary, the home to the red panda and the blood pheasant with Rhododendron and other alpine trees along the road - Situated at an elevation of 3753 meters / 12310 feet -
  • The Lake is oval shaped lake nearly 50 feet deep - Generally covered in snow for most of the year the year – This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds – Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all - Nathu La Pass to Republic of China is nearly 20 kilometers and is optional tour - Back to Gangtok -
  • Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok

Day 06 : Departure – Gangtok to Siliguri 

  • Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) - Morning breakfast -
  • After breakfast transfer to Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) - Nearly 135 kilometers 4 ½ - 5 hours drive – Guest are advised to start early and not to rush - Forwarding Journey with memorable moments
Pickup point
Directions.
New Jalpaiguri Jn., Ward 35, Nayapara, Siliguri, West Bengal, India View on Map