Darjeeling, Gangtok, and Pelling - 8 Days

sikkim 5

Overview

Sikkim is in northeast India where sharing borders with Bhutan, Tibet, and Nepal. The highest mountain Kangchenjunga 8,586m is located in Sikkim. Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim and it is one of the largest cities. Sikkim is the second smallest among the Indian States and also has the least population. Darjeeling is a city in the West Bengal state of India. Darjeeling is one of the popular tourist destinations in India. Every tourist prefers to travel Darjeeling and Sikkim together.

Itinerary

Day 1
NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport – Darjeeling

As you will arrive at the New Jalpaiguri railway station (Siliguri) or Bagdogra Airport (Siliguri), our representative will be waiting for you to transfer you to Darjeeling (6,950 ft.). Overnight dinner and stay at Darjeeling hotel.

Day 2
Darjeeling Local Sightseeing

Early morning, you will drive to Tiger Hill (8,400 ft.), from where you can watch the stunning sun rising above the horizon over Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 ft), the world’s third-largest peak. On your way back from Tiger Hill, you will be visiting other attractions of Darjeeling like Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast visit 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. The evening will be free for leisure. Also, you may go shopping and pick some tea and Tibetan artifacts. Dinner and overnight stay at Darjeeling hotel.

Day 3
Darjeeling to Gangtok

Post breakfast, you will embark on a drive to Gangtok (5,500 feet.), which is approximately 96.8 kilometers from Darjeeling. The evening will be free for leisure. You can go shopping and pick handicrafts, handlooms, hand-loomed carpets with traditional themes, hand-painted masques, shawls, paintings, and wooden dolls. Dinner and overnight stay at Gangtok.

Day 4
Gangtok Local Sightseeing

Today, you will be going for a sightseeing tour to Gangtok covering Tashi viewpoint (famous for offering a stunning view of a sweeping view of Kanchenjunga snow peaks), popular Hindu temples like Ganesh Tok, and Hanuman Tok, Flower show, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Institute of Tibetology, Dro-Dul Chorten, Enchey Monastery ( a rare monastery founded by Lama Druptab Karpo in 1840) and Banjakhri Falls. Dinner and overnight stay at Gangtok hotel.

Day 5
Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir

Kick start your day with a hearty meal as today is going to be a fun day. According to your pre-decided schedule, you will be visiting Tsomgo Lake (12,400 Feet), a high-altitude lake that is sacred to both Hindus and Buddhists. After spending a few minutes at the lake, you will visit the Baba Mandir (13,200 Feet). Dinner and Overnight stay at Gangtok.

Day 6
Gangtok to Pelling via Chardham

Post breakfast; embark on a ride to Pelling, a tiny hamlet located in the West Sikkim. During the journey from Gangtok to Pelling, you will stop at Namchi where you will be going sightseeing to Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse & Siddheshwar Dham (Chardham). At the Siddheshwar Dham, you can see a replica of all the 12 Jyotirlingas and four Dhams, and 108 feet high statue of Lord Shiva. On arrival in Pelling, you will be transferred to the hotel for an overnight stay and dinner.

Day 7
Pelling Local Sightseeing

Early morning, treat yourself to the beautiful view of mountains. In the first half of the day, you will be visiting Darap village, Rimbi water Falls, Khecheopalri Lake & Khangchendzongha waterfalls. Then in the second half, you will visit Pemayangtse Monastery (one of the oldest monasteries in Sikkim), Rabdentse Ruins, and New Helipad Ground. Dinner and overnight stay at Pelling hotel.

Day 8
Pelling – NJP Railway Station /Bagdogra Airport

Post breakfast, Check out and embark on a drive from the hotel to reach New Jalpaiguri railway station (Siliguri) or Bagdogra Airport (Siliguri). Your arrival at the railway station or airport will mark the end of the tour.

Cost Includes

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis
  • Breakfast in Hotels
  • All sightseeing by Private Vehicle
  • Tour with all transfers including airport/railway station pick up and drop

Cost Excludes

  • Entry tickets for sightseeing, garden, etc
  • Any personal expenses
  • Room service and special orders
  • Camera/Video fees for sightseeing locations
  • Any extra excursion or sightseeing apart from the suggested tour itinerary
  • Any additional charges which are due to political or climatic conditions  

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Darjeeling, Gangtok, and Pelling

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