Day 1 :
Upon arrival in Bagdogra Apt / New Jalpaiguri stn - Darjeeling by surface.
Morning arrive at New Jalpaiguri, your gateway to the Eastern Himalayas.
Upon arrival you will be transferred to Darjeeling by surface approx. 110
kms and a pleasant 3 hours drive away. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay.
Day 2 : Darjeeling : Full day Local tour
Early morning sunrise excursion to Tiger hill en-route visit to Batasia
Loop & Ghoom Monastery. After breakfast Full day local tour covering
HMI, Himalayan Zoological Park and Tibetan Self Help Centre. Overnight stay
Day 3 : Darjeeling - Gangtok
Morning after breakfast you depart for Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim.
Lunch will be enroute. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 4 : Gangtok : Half day Excursion to Tsnogo
Excursion to Tsangu Lake at 12,400ft. Over night stay at Hotel.
Day 5 : Gangtok local tour : Rumtek Monastery &
On this tour we visit the Enchey Monastery, the Do Drul Chorten, the
Research Institute of Tibetology, Purba Chorten, Government Institute of
Cottage Industries (GICI) and a walk down Lal Bazar. In the afternoon, we
drive to Rumtek Monastery, 24 kms from Gangtok . Overnight at Gangtok.
Day 6 : Gangtok - Kalimpong 4 hrs.
A lovely drive during which the emerald coloured river Teesta serenades you
on its tumultuous journey to the plains. River rafting option (at extra
cost) is also possible. Overnight at Kalimpong.
Day 7 : Kalimpong : Half day Local tour
Half day tour of Kalimpong covering a cactus nursery and the famous Zang
Dog Palri monastery. Many may just want to relax or go shopping to the
market. Overnight at Kalimpong.
Day 8 :
Kalimpong to Bagdogra apt / New Jalpaiguri Stn by surface approx. 2-1/2
hours. This is a wonderful drive and initially you follow the turbulent
Teesta. A great way to end a wonderful holiday.