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Gangtok Darjeeling 5N/6D - 6 Days

Overview

The north-east part of India is truly charming and relatively undiscovered. It is home to a diverse group of tribes with unique cultures. Its exotic landscapes feature mighty hills, dense forests teeming with wildlife, gushing rivers and waterfalls. Explore Darjeeling, which is famous for its lush tea gardens, and Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim, which is known for offering some of the best views of the majestic Himalayas. Head to the northeast with us on this 6-day tour and spend an unforgettable vacation.

Darjeeling

Lying amidst the slopes of the Lesser Himalayas and blanketed by emerald green plantations of tea, Darjeeling is a picturesque town in the Indian state of West Bengal. The majestic Kangchenjunga towers over this beautiful town, which is the third highest mountain in the world. Popularly known as the ‘ Queen of the Hills’ , Darjeeling provided stunning locations for many Bollywood movies including Barfi, Main Hoon Na and Aradhana. Developed by the British, the colonial era architecture can still be seen everywhere in Darjeeling. Tiger Hill offers a spectacular view of both Mount Everest and Mount Kangchenjunga. Lloyd’ s Botanical Garden has a collection of several species of flora including oak, magnolia and bamboo. Go on an adventurous trek up to Sandakphu in Singalila Range, the highest peak in West Bengal and feast your eyes on the spellbinding panorama.

Gangtok

Nestled between the mighty peaks of the Himalayas, the city of Gangtok rises as a center for Tibetology and Tibetan Buddhist culture. It is the capital of the state of Sikkim in India and a popular destination for globetrotters. With its stunning views of Mount Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world, this beautiful city gained prominence after the construction of Enchey Monastery. Today, Gangtok is home to many monasteries and educational institutions. The Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Himalayan Zoological Park, Ganesh Tok, Enchey Gompa and White Memorial Hall, are few of the attractions in Gangtok. Another feature of the city, is that it acts as a gateway to other parts of the state. It is very easy to travel to the various places of interest in Sikkim from Gangtok like Tsomgo Lake, Yumthang Valley, Nathu La Pass, Pelling and more.

Day 1
NJP railway station/Bagdogra airport - Darjeeling (73 km/ 3 hours)

On your arrival at the NJP railway station/Bagdogra airport, you will be met by our driver, who will assist you to board your vehicle to Darjeeling. On arrival in Darjeeling, check into the hotel and enjoy your day at leisure. Have a pleasant overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2
Darjeeling Sightseeing

Early in the morning, visit the Tiger Hills to view a lovely sunrise see a beautiful sunrise and a glimpse of Mount Everest and Mount Kanchenjunga. You can spot the Mythreya Buddha from the Ghoom Monastery on the way back. Have breakfast at the hotel and then proceed for a city tour, which includes the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursdays, the Zoological Park (closed on Thursdays), the Tibetan Refugee Centre (closed on Sunday), Tenzing Rock, Gombu Rock, a tea estate(from outside), the Japanese Temple and the Peace Pagoda. Spend a comfortable night at the hotel.

Day 3
Darjeeling - Gangtok (95 km/4 hours)

Relish a tasty breakfast at the hotel and drive to Gangtok. On arrival, check in at the hotel and relax. The rest of the day is free for leisure activities. Overnight stay in Gangtok.

Day 4
Exploring Gangtok

After a filling breakfast at the hotel, you will proceed for a full day sightseeing in Gangtok. Visit the Tashi View Point, Ganesh Tok, Flower Show, Do-drul Chorten, the Institute of Tibetology, the cottage industry and the Bakthang Falls. Have a pleasant overnight at the hotel.

Day 5
Gangtok Sightseeing

Have a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel and set out for a full day excursion to the Changu Lake and the Baba Mandir. Retire for the night at the hotel.

Day 6
Gangtok - Bagdogara / NJP (125 km / 4 hours)

Have breakfast at the hotel and drive to Bagdogra/NJP on time to board the flight/train to your onward destination.

Price Includes

  • Parking and Toll tax
  • Meet & greet at arrival
  • Driver's allowance, Road tax and Fuel charges
  • Sightseeing by private car
  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Non- air conditioned vehicle for the trip
  • All tours and transfers by Personal Car is included

Price Excludes

  • Alcoholic / Non- Alcoholic beverages
  • Travel insurance
  • Any Airfare / Train fare
  • Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.
  • Tips, laundry & phone call
  • Entrance fees to monuments and museum
  • All personal expenses

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Trip Facts

  • 1-50
  • Gangtok & Darjeeling
  • NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport
  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • 2* 3* 4*
  • Wagon R | Swift | Sumo | Bolero | Innova

Customizable Tour

Customizable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort.

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