6 Days 5 Nights
Day 1 : Arrival at Bagdogra Airport – Gangtok (120 kilometers/ 5 hours)
Upon your arrival in Bagdogra Airport, you will be picked up and begin the 5-hour transfer to Gangtok, the modern capital of Sikkim and a cultural hub. On the way to your hotel, 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.
Day 2: Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, and then make the 55 kilometers drive to Tsomgo Lake, a high altitude lake of Sikkim. Apart from sightseeing, here you can also indulge in yak riding. Further, you will visit Baba Mandir (13,200 feet). Spend some time at the temples and then return to the hotel in Gangtok for overnight stay.
P.S.: In the case of a landslide, Tsomgo Lake will remain closed, but a visit to the alternate place will be provided.
Day 3: Gangtok Local Sightseeing as follows – Transfer to Pelling (150 kilometers / 5 hours)
- Tashi View Point
- Ganesh Tok
- Hanuman Tok
From Gangtok, follow a hilly road surrounding the colourful houses, tiny hamlets, and lonely monasteries. In between, you will be visiting for some tea tasting at Temi Tea Garden, see the beautiful miniatures of Chardham and 12 jyotirlingas at the Siddheshwar Dham (Chardham) and lay eyes on the 45 feet high copper statue of Guru Padmasambhava. After the sightseeing tour, continue your ride towards Pelling. Upon arrival at Pelling, you will be transferred to a hotel for overnight stay and dinner.
Day 4: Pelling Half Day Sightseeing - Transfer to Darjeeling (80 kilometers / 4 hours)
The seventh day is going to be particularly scenic as you will be going for city sightseeing tour. Today, in the first half, you will be visiting Darap village, Rimbi water Falls, Khecheopalri Lake and Khangchendzongha waterfalls. At the Darap village, you will get a chance to explore local culture and meet and greet people of Bhutias, Chettris, Tamangs, Rais, Gurungs and Lepchas community. To witness the greet symbiosis of sound and sight, you should visit Khangchendzongha waterfalls. Proceed to Darjeeling. During the journey, from Pelling to Darjeeling, you will come across Singhik viewpoint, from where you can enjoy the beautiful view of Mighty Khangchendzonga. The whiff of tea and sound of toy train symbolises that you are somewhere in and around Darjeeling. Upon arrival at Darjeeling, you will be transferred to a hotel for overnight stay and dinner.
Day 5: Darjeeling Sightseeing
Get up at around 4 in the morning and get ready to chase the down over the Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 feet) at the Tiger Hill (8,400 feet). Explore the highest point of the region and adore enchanting views from the top, the snow-covered Himalayan ranges. Thereafter, on your way back to the hotel, visit Ghoom Monastery and War Memorial and Batasia Loop. Get back to the hotel, enjoy breakfast and relax. Again get ready as you will go for the sightseeing tour. We take you to some of the important places of interest in Darjeeling 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 for you, either you can relax or just stroll around. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 6: Darjeeling – Bagdogra Airport (75 kilometers / 3 hours)
After breakfast Check-out from the hotel on time & transfer to NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport for your onward journey.