Jewels of Eastern Himalaya 8N/9D


Itinerary -


Day 01: NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport – Darjeeling (75 kilometres / 3 hours)

On arrival at New Jalpaiguri Junction Railway Station/Bagdogra Airport, you will travel by car across the tea plantations and zig and zag roads to reach Darjeeling, a scenic hill station of West Bengal famed for its tea plantation, monasteries and toy train. On arrival at Darjeeling, you will be transferred to a hotel for dinner and overnight stay. Evening will be free for leisure, you can explore market to pick some flavoursome tea and artefacts.


Day 02: Darjeeling Sightseeing

Early morning, you will drive to Tiger Hill (8,400 feet), from where you can watch the stunning sun rising above the horizon over the Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 feet), world's third largest peak. On your way back from Tiger Hill, you will be visiting other attractions of Darjeeling like Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast visit 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. The evening will be free for leisure. Also, you may go shopping and pick some tea and Tibetan artefacts. Dinner and overnight stay at Darjeeling hotel.

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Day 03: Darjeeling – Pelling (80 kilometres / 4 hours)

This morning, after breakfast, embark on a smooth four hour drive through the zigzag trails to reach Pelling. During the journey, you will stop at Singla Check post to behold the most stunning view of Kanchenjunga. After a four hour hectic ride, check in the Pelling hotel for dinner and overnight stay.


Day 04: Pelling Sightseeing

The fourth 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 Darpa 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. For lunch, you will enjoy a stop at some good restaurant. In the second half of the day, you will be visiting Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins, New Helipad Ground. Stay and dinner at the Pelling hotel.


Day 05: Pelling – Gangtok (150 kilometres / 5 hours) via Chardham

Post breakfast, you will hop in the four-wheeler, which will take you to Gangtok (5,500 ft.), the capital of Sikkim. On your way to Gangtok, you will pass through some attractions of Namchi i.e. Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse & Siddheshwar Dham (Chardham). In Siddheshwar Dham, you can see miniatures of the Indian Char Dhams located in India i.e. Jagannath Dham in East, Dwarka Dham in West, Badrinath Dham in north and Rameshwaram in South. It also has 108 feet. Statue of Lord Shiva enclosed by the 12 'Lingas', a temple of Shirdi Sai Baba and an effigy of Lord Kirateshwara. On arrival at Gangtok, you will check in a hotel, for overnight stay and dinner.


Day 06: Gangtok Local Sightseeing

In the morning, after breakfast, you will be visiting Gangtok (5,500 feet), Sikkim's modern capital. On arrival at Gangtok, check-in to the hotel. As per the itinerary, today you will be visiting Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Flower show, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Institute of Tibetology, Dro-dul Chorten, Enchey Monastery & Banjakhri Falls. View of the mighty Kanchenjunga from the Tashi View Point is something you will not forget throughout your life. From Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, shopaholics can pick some carpets, traditional motifs, blankets, shawls (in Lepcha weaves), 'thangka' paintings, graceful 'Choktse' (hand carved foldable tables), hand-painted masks, dolls and many other objects. After a hectic day, return to the hotel with your heavy shopping baggage for dinner and stay.

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Day 07: Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir

After breakfast, you will visit Tsomgo Lake (12,400 feet), a high-altitude lake that is sacred to both Hindus and Buddhist. According to the legends, Buddhist used to monks study the colour of lake's water to predict the future. Thereupon, you visit the Baba Mandir, which is approximately 55 km from Gangtok.

Later continue to drive to Gangtok hotel for dinner and 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 08: Gangtok – Kalimpong (75 kilometres / 3 hours) Sightseeing

Early morning, after breakfast, you will be boarding your jeep, which will take you Kalimpong. On arrival at Kalimpong, you will be transfered to a hotel and then after lunch, go for the city sightseeing tour. First, you will head to Mangal Dham, a memorial dedicated to Lord Krishna spread over an area of 2 acres. After a relaxing walk, head to Dr Graham's Home, Golf Garden, Durpin Dara Hill and Pine View Nursery. After a hectic day, go back to your to relax and enjoy dinner.


Day 09: Kalimpong – NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport (75 kilometres/ 3 hours)

After breakfast drive to Bagdogra Airport or NJP railway station for reaching your onward destination.



                      Trip Ends With Sweet Memories !!!

 Inclusions -

  • Breakfast
  • Parking and Toll tax
  • Pick and Drop at time of arrival/departure
  • Driver's allowance, Road tax and Fuel charges
  • Sightseeing by private car
  • Transfer & sightseeing by A/c Vehicle Depending on number of pax.
  • Accommodation at the mentioned hotels or similar on twin sharing basis   
  • (depending on the availability )  

Exclusions -

  • Camera fee
  • Alcoholic / Non- Alcoholic beverages
  • Travel insurance
  • 9% GST (includes 0.15% Swachh Bharat Cess)
  • Any Airfare / Train fare
  • Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.
  • Tips, laundry & phone call
  • Entrance charges anywhere are not included
  • All personal expenses
  • Anything not included in the inclusions is excluded.

For Departure Dates just call 7350530009 / 7350540009 / 7350550009

Payment Policy

  • Booking Fee
  • 30 or more days before departure: 50%
  • Between 29 to 20 days before departure: 100%

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation charges per person
  • 30 or more days before departure: 50%
  • Between 29 to 1 days before departure: 100%

Terms & Conditions

  • Per person rates (in Rs) - applicable on two persons staying together sharing the same room
  • Entrance charges anywhere are not included
  • Package rates are subject to change without prior notice
  • Meal plan: EP - Accommodation only, CP - Accommodation with breakfast, MAP - Accommodation with breakfast, lunch or dinner, AP -Accommodation with breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • The above package is not valid during national holidays, festivals & long weekends (Independece Day and Janmashtami)
  • Namoh Retails (Pvt) Ltd reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its discretion and without any prior notice
  • In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel


Things To carry

For Adults - Photo identification in the form of Pan Card /Passport / Voter ID / Driving License
For students
 - Carry original as well as 2 photocopies of school or college Photo Identity card
For Infants - Carry 2 passport sized photographs

THINGS TO CARRY ALONG
Mobile phone with appropriate sim card
Along with your necessary clothing and toiletries carry sun screen lotion, hand sanitizer, sun glasses, cap, sports shoes, umbrella / windcheater, camera etc. and woollens if needed
If you are on any medication, carry sufficient stock of the medicines with prescription

Seasons :-
  • Spring - March to April
  • Summer-May To July
  • Monsoon - June to Sep
    Autumn-Oct to Nov
  • Winter - Dec to Feb
    Gangtok like Darjeeling follows similar trends in weather through the year. Although there are some differences in temperature and rainfall between the two places, the overall weather change takes place in tandem in both these two places. So a good season in Gangtok is also a good season in Darjeeling. And this is one main reason why most tourists combine a visit of Gangtok with Darjeeling. 

Currency: –
  •  Indian Rupee

Language: –
  •   Hindi / English / Nepali


About The Place:


This tour will take you to roads that lead to the third largest peak in the world, mighty Khangchendzongha along with Darjeeling and Sikkim, exuding a magic like nowhere else in the world. Finely crafted by Namoh to treat tourists with the finest view of Khangchendzongha from Sikkim and Darjeeling, this package should be picked up by the trippers, adventure junkies and nature lovers alike.

This eight nights and nine days tour package will take you to some fairy tale kind of places, where there is clear sky dotted with bird roaming freely, sultry forests covering the mountains, small water streams zigzagged over hills, mystical monasteries and presiding over all is the Kanchenjunga. The places possess a magical aroma that can't be experienced anywhere else in India. Your tour will commence the moment you will set foot on New Jalpaiguri Junction Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport. From there on, you will make your way through bone-jarring roads to reach Darjeeling, the most beautiful, popular and desirable hill station of India. Apart from some serious tea tasting sessions, when in Darjeeling you will be visiting Ghoom Monastery, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Ropeway and Japanese Temple. Next day, you will board your jeep to set forth on the four-hour journey to reach Pelling. In Pelling, you will be going for sightseeing to places like Darap village, Rimbi water Falls, Khecheopalri Lake and Khangchendzongha waterfalls. After spending some good quality time at Pelling, you will make way to the heart of Sikkim, Gangtok. With Kanchenjunga as the lodestar of our itinerary, from Gangtok, if the sky is clear, you just see the peak from almost every corner. Early morning, after seeing delft-blue skies outside our hotel window, head to Tashi Viewpoint, from where you can see the spectacular view of Kanchenjunga massifs. Going forward, you will be visiting Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, where you can find a collection of Buddhist artefacts and treasure-box of mystical, intricate objects.A trip to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir will also be a part of the itinerary. Following day, embark on a ride to Kalimpong, the last attraction of our tour. After exploring Kalimpong, its time to leave for airport/railway station, hop back abroad your jeep for 75 km drive back to Siliguri where you tour will come to an end, By going for this tour package, you will go through the certain places that make Sikkim the most beautiful place in India and visit hidden gems for a more personalized experience. There may be no more beautiful way to explore the countryside villages of Sikkim than this tour package. If you wish to know more about this package, see the detailed itinerary below. Whatever your plan, duration, preference; Namoh travel experts are ready to assist you with organising your tour. Just fill a form with your requirement and our team will get back to you within hours.

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