Darjeeling Gangtok Tour

Bagdogra - Darjeeling - Gangtok - Tsogmo Lake - Siliguri

Duration

5 Days

Group Size

30 persons

Location

Darjeeling

Overview

Visit Tiger Hill to eyewitness a beautiful sunrise in Darjeeling

Enjoy a fun cable car ride in Darjeeling and Gangtok tour

A memorable ride Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (Toy Train), a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Visit Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom, White Hall & Flower Show, Gangtok

Yak ride at Tsogmo Lake and Visit Baba Mandir in Gangtok trip

Explore Rumtek Monastery, Do-drul Chorten and Research Institute of Tibetology.

Visit to Tea Gardens, Batasia Loop. Ghoom Monastery, Peace pagoda, and Japanese Temple

Included/Excluded

Meeting and assistance on arrival.

Hotel accommodation on double/triple sharing (as per the booking) in the hotels mentioned or similar as per the avialability

Daily Buffet/ fixed Menu breakfast in hotel.

Transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary by the chauffeur driven vehicle and for the duration of the services as per the itinerary

All transfers & sightseeing by AC Etios/Swift Dzire or similar for 2-3 adult pax & AC Tavera/Innova/Xylo or similar for 4-7 adult pax.

Toll tax, parking, driver allowance and interstate taxes of the transport

All Applicable Taxes of Hotel

Driver Bata, Toll tax and parking.

Airfare/Train fare

Coolie / porter charges, Camera charges, Donations at temples.

Extended stay or travelling due to any reason.

Any meals other than those specified in Tour Cost Includes’

Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.

Any other item not specified in ‘Tour cost includes’

Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing.

GST 5% On total invoice

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival Bagdogra - Darjeeling
On arrival with meeting and assistance at the airport/railway station. Our Ghumney representative will meet to welcome and escort you and straight transfer to Darjeeling Hotel. Set at an elevation of 2050 m, Darjeeling is a beautiful hill town in West Bengal, popular for its tea plantations. Home to Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this tranquil town makes every visitor experience spectacular views of the Majestic Himalayas. The pleasing weather and soothing ambiance of the place promise to make your trip to Darjeeling memorable. On reaching, check-in to the hotel. Step out to explore the Mall or shopping area of Darjeeling in the evening. Later, come back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2 : Darjeeling sightseeing
Wake up early this morning and start your family tour by driving towards the famous Tiger Hill (11 km) to experience a sunrise like never before. As you pass through, thick forests of oak and magnolia, get ready to enjoy a sunrise over Kangchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather). Tiger Hill is famous to offer a panoramic view of Mount Everest and Mount Kanchenjunga together. As the first rays of the sun hit the place, you get to see the twin peaks of Kanchenjunga painted in shades of pink and orange. After enjoying this breathtaking sunrise, head back to Darjeeling. En-route, visit Ghoom Monastery, War memorial and Batasia Loop. An age-old monastery, Ghoom Monastery is known for its spiritual ambience, beautiful thangkas and alluring surroundings. The monastery holds much importance for Buddhists as it preserves some of the rare Buddhist manuscripts. Batasia Loop is the perfect host to Darjeeling Himalayan toy train, which passes through the place in a loop-like pattern. Near Batasia loop, there is a war memorial dedicated to the brave soldiers who lost their lives for the country during wars and operations after independence. On reaching the hotel, have your breakfast and go for your next round of sightseeing. Start with a visit to Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, which is well-known for its exotic flora and fauna. Visit Peace Pagoda, another major tourist attraction of Darjeeling. The place is believed to be a symbol of peace and spirituality. There is a Buddhist temple and monastery located near Peace pagoda. Done up in traditional Japanese style, they offer a serene ambience to meditate. With that spirit of mountaineering, you really can’t miss visiting the famous Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday). Enjoy the beautiful views of the tea plantations and snow-capped peaks with a Cable Ride that takes you to the beautiful Rangit Valley from Darjeeling. Explore the true beauty of Darjeeling, which lies in its Tea Estates and pick the best tea for yourself. Also, visit attractions like Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday) and Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed). Head back to the hotel and enjoy a stroll around the mall in the evening. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 : Darjeeling - Gangtok and Half Day Sightseeing
Munch some healthy breakfast in the morning and then take a transfer from Darjeeling to Gangtok, located at a distance of 96 km from Darjeeling. A well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site, Gangtok is nestled amid the high peaks of the Himalayas. Set at an elevation of 1600m, the place allures tourists from all over the world to explore its untouched beauty. Lakes, gardens, monasteries, Gangtok has something for every tourist. Gangtok experiences pleasant weather all throughout the year, this is why, people throng the place to enjoy some time amid natural beauty all through the year. On reaching, check-in to the hotel and go for sightseeing at major tourist attractions of Gangtok. Do Drul Chorten Stupa is one of the most important Stupas in Sikkim. The stupa features intricate architecture which leaves every visitor mesmerized. Set on a scenic hill above Gangtok, Enchey Monastery is one of the major attractions of Gangtok. It is believed that the monastery belongs to the Nyingma order of Vajrayana Buddhism. The location where the monastery is located is believed to be blessed by Lama Drupthob Karpo, who was an expert in tantric art of Buddhism. Enchey Monastery is beautifully decorated and features alluring images of the deities Buddha, Loki Sharia, and Guru Padmasambhava. One can find a number of masks in the monastery which are used during the annual religious dances. Do visit other attractions like Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, White Hall and Flower Show. Later, return back to the hotel. Enjoy the evening at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4 : Excursion to Tsogmo Lake and Baba Mandir
This morning, after having your breakfast, leave for an exciting excursion. Your Gangtok family package also includes a daytrip to Tsogmo Lake (38.5 km) and Baba Mandir (54.6 km). A tranquil and scenic lake, Tsogmo Lake is one of the most popular attractions of Gangtok. Set at an elevation of 3780 m, this glacial lake is considered holy by Sikkimese people. There is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, located on the banks of the lake. The place is a paradise for bird watchers as get to spot a number of Brahminy duck and migratory birds near the lake. Located at a distance of around 16 km from Tsogmo Lake is Baba Mandir. A popular pilgrim center, Baba Mandir is believed to possess wish fulfilling powers. The shrine is built in the memory of Baba Harbhajan Singh, who was an Indian Army soldier and lost his life near Nathula Pass. It is believed that he is still ‘on duty’ for the Indian Army and he guards the lives of soldiers posted on the India- China border. You have an option of visiting Nathula Pass (on direct payment basis), which is located 20 km from the shrine. Later, head back to Gangtok. In the evening, go for a stroll around the Mall road or any of the local shopping centers. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 5 : Gangtok - Siliguri/Bagdogra
After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to airport/railway station to board your flight/train for onward destination. End of Our Services ( Check-in/ Check-out time is 1200 Hrs. at all hotels )

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FAQs

Is this rate valid on any festival date?
No, Rates are not valid in any Festival Date.
Terms & Conditions:
  • As per the Government directive, all Indian citizens can produce any govt. approved photo identity such as Driving License/Pan Card/Voter ID card/Passport at the point of check-in at the hotel. Tourist himself is responsible for carrying, shifting and taking care of their own luggage
  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and valid for Indian National.
  • Rooms are subject to availability at the time of receiving firm booking.
  • In case of non-availability of the mentioned hotels, similar kind/quality of hotels will be provided. Although we try our best to maintain same price alternate accommodation or transport however it may change for the reasons beyond our control or due to non availability of the same. Incase of any supplement applicable due to hotel or transport change the same will be paid by the guest travelling and is an extra cost to be payable by the guest.

Tour Location

Bagdogra - Darjeeling - Gangtok - Tsogmo Lake - Siliguri

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