Day 01: Arrive Bagdogra Airport/NJP – Darjeeling (90 km)
Meet our representative on arrival at Bagdogra airport or NJP railway station and drive to Darjeeling. Upon arrival, check into a hotel. In the evening you are free to explore the local area. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Darjeeling
Early in the morning, we will leave for Tiger Hill for witnessing sunrise over Mt. Kanchendzonga. Return to the hotel and en-route visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. Later, after breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, PNZ Zoological Park (closed on Thursday), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refuge Centre (closed on Sunday) and Tea Garden (outer view). Return to the hotel for lunch and spend rest of the day at leisure, followed by overnight stay.
Day 03: Darjeeling - Pelling via Melli (115 km)
After breakfast drive to Pelling in West Sikkim. The journey runs through the winding road cutting across the valleys, hills and villages and follows the course of Teesta River and then beautiful Rangit River till Legship. Take a refreshing break at the view point near Melli and watch the magnificent confluence of Tista River and Rangit River. Later continue drive to Pelling and check into a hotel on arrival for overnight stay.
Day 04: Pelling
In the morning after breakfast, visit one of the famous monasteries, the Pemayangtse Monastery. It is the seat of the Nyingma Order of Tibetan Buddhism and was originally a small Lhakhang built by Lhatsun Chempo in the 17th Century. The monastery contains numerous antique idols and objects of worship and is filled with wall paintings and sculptures.
Later, we will visit the legendary lake at Khecheopalri (25 km). The Holy Lake is surrounded by dense forests and is believed to have the power of fulfilling wishes. Thereafter, we will pay a visit to the Kunchenjungha Falls and Rimbi Falls, two magnificent perennial waterfalls on the way. Return to the hotel for lunch.
After lunch we will proceed to the Dentham Valley, about an hour drive from Pelling. Visit Tsangey Falls and take some photographs of the magnificent falls. Also visit Sinsore Bridge – the highest bridge in Sikkim. Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 05: Pelling – Gangtok (120 km)
After breakfast drive to Gangtok, land of unspoiled natural beauty with alpine landscapes, thick luxuriant forests, rivers in torrent and peaceful lakes. On arrival, check into a hotel. For rest of the day you are free to explore the local area. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06: Gangtok
After breakfast, proceed to Tsongmo Lake (12,210 ft) and Baba Mandir, a 40 km drive which takes 2.5 hrs. This lake is located very close to Nathu La Pass, which is the entry point to China termed as the “Silk Route” and remains frozen for most parts of the year. The lake is home to the Brahminy ducks and many migratory birds. Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir, which is highly acknowledged for its spiritual worth. We can also visit the Nathu La Pass, which is the border between India and China. Later drive back to Gangtok. In the evening you are free for your own activities, followed by overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07: Gangtok – Bagdogra/NJP Drop
After breakfast drive to Bagdograairport or NJP railway stationfor reaching your onward destination.
Trip Ends With Sweet Memories !!!
About The Place:
Scenic and serene North East region draws attention of travel aficionados around the world. And it is a fact that adding the beautiful eastern destination of Darjeeling to it does make for an exciting trip in India. Our 6N/7D Darjeeling-Pelling-Gangtok Tour triples the fun of exploring North East Region by offering an insight on three incredibly beautiful destinations. The tour will also be a way of contemplating our relationship with nature along with enabling us to see that life can be happy without the interventions of many modern equipments and accessories.
Our tour starts to get exciting as soon as we enter Darjeeling, where the stretches of tea estates, green rolling hills and warm-hearted people welcome us. It is a quiet town that has its pace of life and with that we mean a comfortable life with laidback people who take delight in small things. Seeking for more peace and spiritual ambience? Well all you need to do is to visit monastries like Ghoom. Feeling patriotic or may be curious about the Toy Train Route, then visiting Batasia Loop is the solution. For more refreshment you will be taken to Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, PNZ Zoological Park , Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refuge Centre and Tea Garden.
Through the meandering roads and valleys, we shall head to our first North East destination, Pelling. Replete with nature’s bounty, Pelling becomes our first impression of North East and it does not disappoint in anyway. The hub of Buddhists who are seen worshipping in ancient monasteries like Pemayangtse, this hill town is where one can seek utter peace and a sense of spirituality. In our tour, we shall visit the prime attractions of Pelling like the legendary lake at Khecheopalri; Kunchenjunga Falls and Rimbi Falls, the two perennial waterfalls; Dentham Valley; Tsangey Falls and Sinsore Bridge, the highest bridge.
After a delightful first impression of Sikkim, we shall look forward to another exhilarating destination, Gangtok. The capital city glows with the existence of commercial factor. Good accommodation, all modern amenities, scenic locales, breathtaking views and not to forget scrumptuous delicacies whose aroma fill the air sometimes. Gangtok has handful attractions for visitors and on our tour we will try to cover Tsongmo Lake, Baba Mandir and the Nathu La. The lake Tsongmo is a home to the Brahminy ducks but many migratory birds also make it their temporary settlement. The nearby located temple, Baba Mandir is highly acknowledged for its spiritual worth and the Nathu Pass or Nathu La is the border between India and China and once was the part of the famed Silk Route. Our tour ends with the drop to Bagdogra Airport or New Jalpaiguri Railway Station, wherefrom one can head out for onward jouney or back home with memories that might not erase for a lifetime.
- 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.
- Indian Rupee
Hindi / English / Nepali
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
- Booking Fee
- 30 or more days before departure: 50%
- Between 29 to 20 days before departure: 100%
- 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
For Departure Dates just call 7350530009 / 7350540009 / 7350550009
- 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 )
- 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.