Upon arrival at the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station/Bagdogra airport. 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 breath-taking 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. Overnight stay at the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax in the hotel.
Sightseeing tour of Darjeeling
On 2nd day get ready for Darjeeling tour. Early morning (4:00 AM) visit Tiger Hill (Subject to availability of Permit / Token) The magnificent hill is around 11 km from the town of Darjeeling. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Ropeway, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Japanese Temple, Ghoom Monastery, Batasia loop. Evening free for shopping or leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Darjeeling – Gangtok (100 kms / 4 hrs)
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 colourful monasteries. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax in the hotel.
Day Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
Day 4 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. 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.
(If Tsomgo Lake is closed due to Land slide or any reason we will provide alternate sightseeing.)
Gangtok Sightseeing Tour
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of Gangtok covering Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Flower show, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre (Closed on Sunday and 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month), Dro-dul Chorten, Gonjang Monastery & Banjakhri Falls (maximum 6 hours). Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Gangtok to NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport
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.