6 Days Darjeeling - Gangtok Tourr
ROUTE: Darjeeling - Gangtok
Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
A well-planned North East tour can make your holidays truly exceptional. Embark on a wonderful sojourn of a lifetime with exquisitely crafted Darjeeling Gangtok tour package. Spanning for over 5 nights / 6 days, the tour allows you to soak in the pristine beauty of the amazing tourist destinations. Both Darjeeling and Gangtok offers unmatched beauty. If one is the queen of hill stations, the other is a tea garden paradise making opportunities for a wonderful family vacation in Northeast. The popular tourist attractions in Darjeeling and Gangtok cater to honeymooners, adventure seekers, and family vacationers alike.
ARRIVAL IN NJP/IXB AIRPORT & TRANSFER TO DARJEELING
Your Darjeeling tour starts today. A DIH representative will receive you at the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station/Bagdogra airport. From here, our representative will be assisting further in your journey to Darjeeling also called the queen of the hills, which is around 68 km away. Located at an average height of 6700 ft, Darjeeling is a beautiful hill station that is famous for its scenic Himalayan trenches and sprawling tea estates. Here you also have the luxury of exploring its breathtaking beauty of the surroundings on the UNESCO acclaimed Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, which is famous as the toy train. After an hour and forty minutes, you would be entering the mesmerizing realms of Darjeeling town. Check-in at the hotel, and relax for a while. The rest of the day would be free, so you can spend it at leisure or choose to walk out to the local market or a shopping mall.
On 2nd day get ready for Darjeeling tour. Start your day fresh with a mountain trip to Tiger Hill. Being the highest point of Darjeeling, Tiger Hill offers some of the best sights of the Himalayas, which are apt to be visited early in the morning. Imagine yourself standing in front of the mighty Kanchenjunga peak, the snow-clad peaks of which are turning golden due to the rising sun. This panoramic view is the best introduction of Tiger Hill. In order to catch this breathtaking sight, leave early from your hotel. The magnificent hill is around 11 km from the town of Darjeeling. As you climb down the hill, you would be embarking on a visit to the incredible Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. One of the oldest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in Darjeeling, Ghoom Monastery is about 7 Km from the town and is famous for its huge statue of Lord Buddha. Post that, drive back to your hotel for a hearty breakfast. Rest of the day is scheduled for visiting major attractions inside the town which is the highlight of the Darjeeling itinerary. First on the list would be Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, followed by Lebong race course, Peace Pagoda, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center, Tensing-Gumbo rock, ropeway and Parmesan Nadia Himalayan Zoological park, which houses the rare Snow leopard and Tibetan wolf. You also would be getting a chance to visit the lush green tea estates, which the town is so proud of. Sip on famous Darjeeling tea and revive your senses. Enjoy an overnight at the hotel Darjeeling.
DARJEELING - GANGTOK
On 3rd day, get transferred from Darjeeling to Gangtok. Post breakfast, make a check out from your hotel and head to Gangtok, a mystical hill station in the Himalayas of the North-East. Located in the eastern Himalayan range, Gangtok has an amazing blend of nature and religion. Amidst dense forests and Himalayan peaks, lies the quaint hill station of Gangtok, which is dotted with several colorful monasteries. Later drive to Gangtok. On arrival, check in to your hotel. Thus, you would be having ample time to relax in your hotel. You can even utilize time to explore the nearby attractions, which are at walking distance.
Post breakfast, embark for sightseeing of the Gangtok. With the maiden visit to Enchey and Rumtek monastery, Gangtok tour starts on a spiritual note. Both the Enchey and Rumtek are amongst the most significant of the monasteries located in Gangtok. The former is located at a distance of around 3 km from Gangtok. The legendary monastery is believed to be constructed 200 years back, and today it marks an important seat of Nyingma order of Tibetan Buddhism. On the contrary, Rumtek monastery is open to every kind of a Buddhist. Little older than Enchey, Rumtek monastery houses relics of the 16th Karmapa. Visit the Research Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms, Chorten and Orchid sanctuary.
EXCURSIONS FROM GANGTOK
Day 5 of our exclusive Darjeeling Gangtok tour is dedicated to excursions from Gangtok. Under this, you would be heading towards the very popular Tsomgo lake and Baba Mandir. Tsomgo is a glacial lake, which is around 38 km from the town of Gangtok. Scaling the Gangtok-Nathula highway, which goes through rugged mountain terrains and cliffs, you would be reaching the beautiful Sikkimese Lake. This will take around an hour. The lake is famous for its scenic and tranquil beauty which makes it a peaceful outing place. Besides its beauty, Tsomgo lake also holds a sacred status. Right on the banks, lies a temple of Lord Shiva, which adds to the divinity of the region. After spending a wonderful time at the breathtaking Tsomgo lake, you will start your journey to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, which is located nearby. Unlike the other shrines in Sikkim, which are dedicated to some deity or religious concept, Baba Mandir commemorates an army martyr, Major Harbhajan Singh. Post that, a visit to the Research Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms, Chorten and Orchid sanctuary is scheduled in your Gangtok family tour package. By evening, you will be back in your hotel. Enjoy an overnight at the hotel Gangtok.
DEPARTURES FROM GANGTOK
Your 6 day Darjeeling Gangtok tour package ends today. Pack your bags and post breakfast, check out from the hotel and Gangtok. You would be transferred to the New Jalpaiguri railway station/Bagdogra airport for your journey back home. The tour ends with the sweet memories with Delightful India Holidays..
- Transportation By AC Car
- Air Conditioning Car with Driver
- Fuel (Petrol/Diesel)
- Toll Taxes, Parking Charge, Inter State Taxes
- Drive Allowance (Food & Accommodation)
- Hotels / Accommodation
- Monument Entrance Fees, Camera Fees, Entrance Fees of National Park, Safari Fees
- Meal Expenses
- Personal Expenses
- Guide Charge
- Other Activities
- Air / Bus / Train Fare
- Driver & Guide's Fees
- Cancellation charges would apply as per company policy. Free cancellation before 30 days arrival after will charge 100%.
- If require bill then add GST charge as per Government Rules.