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. Another Name for Darjeeling, ‘ Queen of the Hills’ , Darjeeling provided stunning locations for many Bollywood movies including Barfi, Main Hoon Na and Aradhana. It is the Area 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. Here, 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 natural panorama.
The city of Gangtok rises as a center for Tibetology and Tibetan Buddhist culture. It is the capital of Sikkim in India and a popular destination for globetrotters. With its stunning views of Mount Kanchenjunga, third highest peak in the world, 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. Other Attractions in Gangtok are like Tsomgo Lake, Yumthang Valley, Nathu La Pass, Pelling and more.
Nestled on a ridge, an altitude of 1,250 metres above the meeting point of the Teesta and the Great Rangeet Rivers, the small but bustling beautiful trading town of Kalimpong has excellent views of the Kanchenjunga Himalyan Ranges. Major Attractions are : Kanchenjunga Views ,Dr Graham’s Home,Deolo View Point,Zong Dog Pairi Fo-Brang Gompa,Tharpa Choling Gompa,Thongsa Gompa,Locally made cheese,White water rafting (Teesta River),Samco Ropeway,Wednesday/Saturday markets,Villages of Lava & Kaffer.
The natural small town of Pelling is famous for magnificent views of the snow-capped Kanchenjunga range, third highest peak in the world. Pelling is 130 km away from Siliguri and 115km from Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, and is well connected by bus and jeep services. The Placid town pulls most of the visitors for its nature and culture of the state of Sikkim.
Situated at an altitude of 6,800 ft, Pelling offers panoramic view of the entire Kanchenjunga mountain range including Koktang, Kumbhakaran (Jannu), Rathong, Kabru, Kabru Dome, Kanchenjunga, Pandim, Siniolchu and others. This is as close as you can get to the Kanchenjunga range without leaving the material comfort of good hotels.
Lachen is one of the most beautiful towns of Sikkim and is an attractive tourist spot, well known for its Lachung monastery. It is one of the most popular places for Buddhist pilgrims and tourists. Lachen is a less-populated beautiful holiday destination, also famous as the gateway to the sacred Guru Dongmar and Tso Lhamu lakes.Lachen is a quiet town which is the home to Bhutia tribes and Tibetans .
Lachen, is a lovely hill station near the Indo-Tibetan Border, on the North Sikkim Highway. The most prevailing area in Lachen is the Nyingma order of Himalayan Buddhism and the Lachen Monastery, positioned atop the village providing a great sight of the village, Lachen Chu and the alpine covers. Lachen is known for its lush vegetation along with apple orchards that are the major tourist attraction here. It is the base station for many trekking areas in the North Sikkim region including the famous Green Lake and Kunchenjunga National Park treks. Lachen provides attractions like Chopta Valley, Green Lake, Cho-lamu, Guru Dongmar Lake and Singhba Rhododendron Sanctuary.
Lachung (8600 ft asl) is a small riverside village,offers snow peak views, cool weather even in peak summer.
From Lachung popular excursions are to Yumthang valley, a big plateau surrounded by beautiful snowpeaks.
One can get snow in Lachung till March/April and in the month of May one can see wild flowers / Rhododendrons.
Traveling upto yumesamdong from Lachung where one can get snow even in summer. Lachung is typically visited with Lachen as a part of meal and transport inclusive package ex-Gangatok.
It is very prominent place in Mirik, The Sumendu Lake is beautiful and calm with natural beauty. The lake also has an 80 foot bridge running over it for people who don’t wish to walk around it. Boating in the lake and a pony ride on the lakeside are soul-loving experiences. Also, the major advantage of the lake is that it is at a walking distance to every place in the town.
GUESTS ARE ADVISED TO GO THROUGH THE UNDER MENTIONED TERMS AND CONDITION ALONG WITH THE CANCELLATION POLICY IN DETAILS.
The hotels in North Sikkim do not take any responsibility for the issue of permits. For any cancellations or no show, even if it is because of non-receipt ofpermits, full cancellation shall be applicable and there will be no refund.
Due to widening and surface improvement works, North Sikkim highway is undergoing through the initial teething phase. It is prone to small landslides during rainy season; under such circumstancesif guests are unable to check in due to road blockage midway 50% of the booking amount shall be refundable. During major slides when the highway remain closed for more than a day as a result of which permits are denied for travel, the hotel shall refund 90% of the booking amount to the guest. The rest being administrative cost.
Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport & transfer to Kalimpong (3,950 ft.). On arrival Check-in to hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay will be at Kalimpong.
After breakfast half day city tour of Kalimpong Visit Mangal Dham, Deolo Hill, Dr. Graham’s Home, Golf Garden, Durpin Dara Hills & Pine View Nursery. Then transfer to Gangtok (3,950 ft.). On arrival check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Start for a Full day city tour covering Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Flower show, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Institute of Tibetology, Dro-dul Chorten, Enchey Monastery & Banjakhri Falls (maximum 6 hours). Overnight stay at Gangtok.
After breakfast start for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) & Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms one way from Gangtok city. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
(In case of Land slide or any other reason Tsomgo Lake is closed we will provided alternate sightseeing.)
After breakfast check out from hotel with limited luggage and proceed to Lachen (8,500 ft.), North Sikkim. On the way take a break for some beautiful spots which are worth seeing and visiting like Naga Waterfall, The Confluence of Lachen Chu (River) & Lachung Chu (River) at Chungthang and Bhim Nala Waterfall. On arrival at Lachen check into your hotel. Dinner & Overnight stay at Lachen.
Early Morning drive to Chopta Valley (13,200 ft.) & Gurudongmar Lake (17,100 ft.). Back to hotel. Overnight stay at Lachen.
After breakfast drive to Lachung (8,700 ft.). Arrive Lachung & Check in at your hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at Lachung.
After breakfast drive to Yumthang Valley (12,000 ft. known as Valley of Flowers) & Zero Point (16,000 ft). On the way back, visit Hot Spring considered to have medicinal properties. Back to resort for lunch. Overnight stay at Lachung.
After breakfast proceed to Gangtok (5,500 ft.). On the way if the weather is clear you may get to see Mighty Khangchendzonga from Singhik view point. On arrival at Gangtok check-in to your hotel. Rest of the evening free for your own activities. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
After breakfast start for Pelling (6,300 ft.). Enroute visit Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse & Siddheshwar Dham (Chardham) in Namchi. On arrival check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay at Pelling.
After breakfast start for full day sightseeing. 1st Half tour – Darap village, Rimbi water Falls, Khecheopalri Lake & Khangchendzongha waterfalls. In afternoon start for 2nd Half tour – Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins, New Helipad Ground. Overnight stay at Pelling.
This morning after breakfast transfer to Darjeeling (6,950 ft.) via Singla check post. On arrival check-in to your hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Early Morning (at 04:00 am) drive to Tiger hill (8,400 ft.) to watch the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 ft. Worlds 3rd highest peak), on your way back visit 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. Evening free for shopping or leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
After breakfast full day excursion trip to Mirik Lake (4,902 ft.) via Indo-Nepal Border (Extra vehicle charges will be applicable for Nepal Border to Pasupati Market). Mirik is famous for its man-made Sumendu Lake, Cardamom plantations and Tea Estates. (One can do Boating on direct payment basis in lake). In evening check in to the hotel. Overnight stay at Mirik.
After breakfast Check-out from hotel on time and take the departures transfer to NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport for your onward journey.
DAY 1 NJP Rly Stn / IXB Airport – Kalimpong (About 75 kms / 3 hrs)
DAY 2 Kalimpong Sightseeing – Gangtok (75 kms / 3 hrs)
DAY 3 Gangtok Local Sightseeing
DAY 4 Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
DAY 5 Gangtok – Lachen (107 kms / 6 hrs)
DAY 6 Lachen – Chopta Valley – Gurudongmar Lake
DAY 7 Lachen – Lachung (45 kms / 2 hrs)
DAY 8 Lachung – Yumthang Valley Excursion + Zero Point
DAY 9 Lachung – Gangtok (103 kms / 6 hrs)
DAY 10 Gangtok – Pelling (150 kms / 5 hrs) via Chardham
DAY 11 Pelling Sightseeing
DAY 12 Pelling – Darjeeling (80 kms /4 hrs)
DAY 13 Darjeeling Sightseeing
DAY 14 Darjeeling – Mirik (49 kms / 2 hrs)
DAY 15 Mirik – NJP Rly Station / IXB airport (55 kms / 2 hrs)
Anything which is not included in the inclusion.
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