DAY 1 : NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport-Kalimpong (3937 Ft / 1200 Mts / 75 Kms / 3Ω -4 Hrs)
On arrival at NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport you will be received by our office executive who will assist you to board your vehicle to Kalimpong. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. The evening is free for leisure. Over night stay at Kalimpong.
DAY 2 : Kalimpong Sightseeing-Gangtok (5500 Ft/ 1677 Mts / 85 km/ 3 Hrs)
After breakfast at hotel you will be taken for local sightseeing of the town which includes, tours of Forest Museum (closed on Thursday), Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir, Dr. Grahams Homes School, Durpin Monastery, Dham and Pine View Nursery (cactus only). Afterwards you will be transferred to Gangtok. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. The evening is free for leisure. Over night stay at Gangtok.
DAY 3 : Excursion to Tshangu Lake and Baba Mandir (12400Ft / 3780 Mts / 43Kms / 3Hrs)
After breakfast, in the morning, start for excursion to Tshangu Lake (12400Ft / 3780 Mts / 43Kms in 3Hrs one way from Gangtok) & through Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary and Baba Mandir (13100Ft / 3994 Mts / 16Kms in 1Hrs one way from Tshangu Lake) (no entry for foreigner national, they are allowed to visit till Tshangu Lake, with a valid permit. They also have to be 02 & above is number to visit Tshangu Lake). Situated at a height of 12400Ft / 3780 Mts / 43Kms in 3Hrs one way, with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the Lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. Back to Gangtok and Overnight at Hotel.
(Incase of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tshangu Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing will be provided)
Optional Nathula(14140 Ft / 4310 Mts / 20 Kms in 1Hrs one way from Tshangu Lake) Baba Mandir (13100Ft / 3994 Mts / 16Kms in 1Hrs one way from Tshangu Lake) is an Indo China border, controlled by the Indian Army & is situated approx 20 Kms ahead of Tshangu Lake at an height of 14140 Ft / 4310. The journey to Nathula & Baba Mandir is same up to 16 Kms. At this point the right arm of the “V” which is 4 Kms takes one to Baba Mandir & left arm of the “V” which is 4 Kms takes one to Nathula.
One can opt for Nathula Excursion by paying a supplement cost which varies from month to month. Nathula permit gets confirmed 24 hrs prior to the journey date & it is subjected to permit availability as it is allotted as per lottery. Nathula is closed on Monday & Tuesday for tourist. Organising the permit at the last moment is not possible & a clear window of 72 Hrs with proper documents is required to process the permit. To process the permit we would require 04 Passport Size Photograph & photo proof identity card such as Voter Id / Passport / Driving License. Pan card & Adhar card is not accepted as identity proof by authorities. There is no refund, incase the permit is confirmed by Sikkim tourism & due to whatsoever reason (Land slide, Heavy rain fall, VIP Movement, Health issue etc) one is not able to visit.
DAY 4 : Gangtok Sightseeing-Pelling (6100 Ft/ 1860 Mts/ 116 Kms/ 5 Hrs)
After breakfast at hotel you will depart for half day city tour of Gangtok. Half day sight seeing which includes Research Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday & govt. Holidays), Do-Drul Chorten, Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom (Closed on Sunday & Govt. Holidays), Flower Show. After sight seeing, transfer to Pelling. The evening is free for leisure. Over night stay at Pelling.
Pelling - located at a distance of 120 kms from Gangtok is another serene, mountain village which lies in the western districts of Sikkim. This village is situated at an altitude of approximately 2000 metres and commands a spectacular view of Mt. Kanchenjunga.
DAY 5 : Pelling Sightseeing
After breakfast at hotel you will be taken for full day sightseeing. Full day sight seeing which includes Pemayangtse Monastery, Rimbi Water Falls, and Kanchenjunga falls, Khecheopalri Lake, Darap Village, Rimbi Rock Garden, New Helipad & Kanchenjunga view Tower. O/n stay at hotel. Overnight stay at Pelling.
DAY 6 : Pelling-Darjeeling (7380 Ft / 2250 Mts /125 Km/5 Hrs)
After breakfast at hotel you will be transferred to Darjeeling. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. The evening is free for leisure. Over night stay at Darjeeling.
DAY 7 : Darjeeling Sightseeing
Early morning excursion to Tiger Hill (8364 Ft / 2550 Mts) at around 3:45 am for viewing sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (if the weather is favorable), while returning visit to Ghoom Monastery, Peace Memorial, and Batasia Loop. After breakfast at the hotel you will depart for Half day city tour of Darjeeling. This includes sight seeing at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tenzing and Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Peace Pagoda. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
DAY 8 : Darjeeling-NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport (105 Kms / 3Ω-4 Hrs)
After breakfast at hotel transfer to NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport for your onward journey. As you go home let the everlasting memory of the radiant Himalayas and this beautiful serene place linger in your mind and prompt you now and again to revisit this place.