The Beauty of Nature
NJP RAILWAY STATION / BAGDOGRA (IXB) AIRPORT – GANGTOK (02 NIGHT) - PELLING (02 NIGHT) - KALIMPONG
| Tour Code: 321
DAY 01 :
ARRIVAL NJP RAILWAY STATION / (IXB) BAGDOGRA AIRPORT - GANGTOK
On arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Bagdogra Airport, (413 Ft / 126 Mts) you will be pick up & transfer to Gangtok (5412 Ft / 1650 Mts, 130 Kms / 04 to 05 Hrs). Check in and overnight at Hotel.
DAY 02 :
GANGTOK – TSHANGU LAKE & BABA MANDIR EXCURSION
After breakfast, in the morning, start for excursion to Tshangu Lake (12400Ft / 3780 Mts / 43Kms in 3Hrs one way from Gangtok) & Baba Mandir (13100Ft / 3994 Mts / 16Kms in 1Hrs) one way from Tshangu Lake. Situated at a height of 12400Ft / 3780 Mts / 43Kms in 3Hrs one way, with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the Lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. Back to Gangtok and Overnight at Hotel. (Incase of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tshangu Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing will be provided)
DAY 03 :
GANGTOK - PELLING
Morning Go for a half day (04 hrs) sightseeing covering Jhakri Water Falls along with Do-rul Chhorten, Research Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday), Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom (Closed on Sunday) and Flower Show. Afternoon transfer to Pelling (5500 Ft / 1675 Mts, 116 Kms / 05 to 06 Hrs). Check in and Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 04 :
PELLING – YUKSOM EXCURSION
After breakfast we drive to Yuksom (5840 Ft / 1780 Mts, 35 Kms / 02 Hrs) on way panoramic sightseeing of Darap Village, Rimbi Water fall & Hydro Project, Khecheopalri Lake (6000 Ft / 1829 Mts) it is one of the sacred Buddhist mountain lake and it is believed that whatever is wished in front of the lake comes true. Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird & Kanchanjunga Water fall. A further drive takes you to Yuksom (the meeting place of three monks) - the first capital of Sikkim. This was the place where the first Chogyal (a ruling dynasty in Sikkim) was crowned. Evening back to Pelling and Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 05 :
PELLING - KALIMPONG
Transfer for Kalimpong (4091 Ft / 1247 Mts, 115 Kms / 05 to 06 Hrs). Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 06 :
KALIMPONG - DARJEELING
Today after Breakfast visit Dello hills, Dr. Graham’s Home, Flower Nurseries, Jang-Dong- Palriffo Brang and Durbin Dara Hills. Transfer to Darjeeling (6710 Ft / 2046 Mts, 70 Kms / 03 to 04 Hrs). Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 07 :
Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (8482 Ft / 2586 Mts at around 4 AM) to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather). On way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop. After breakfast go for a half-day sight seeing of Japanese Temple, Peace pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Darjeeling Ropeway Ride (Ticket cost not included & will be approx INR 180.00 per person) Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (Closed on Sunday) & panoramic view of Tea Estate. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 08 :
DARJEELING - NJP RAILWAY STATION / (IXB) BAGDOGRA AIRPORT
Transfer to NJP Railway Station / (IXB) Bagdogra Airport, (413 Ft / 126 Mts, 100 Kms / 03 to 04 Hrs) for onwards connection.