Prepare yourself for an unforgettable tour to North-East India. Witness its colorful ethnicity and spotless green expanse. Savor the sight of third highest peak of the world, Kanchenjunga. Spend some time around the beautiful Tsomgo Lake. Explore Tibetan culture and spirituality by visiting beautiful Tibetan monasteries and centers. Shop till you drop in some of the finest markets like MG Road and Pashupati Maket. All this, and much more awaits you on your Gangtok Pelling Darjeeling Tour, which spans for good nine days.
Day 1 : Gangtok (Arrival) - Darjeeling
Upon arrival at the NJP Railway Station/Bagdogra airport, drive towards Darjeeling. Upon arrival, check into the hotel for overnightstay.
Day 2 : Darjeeling (sightseeing)
Early morning, embark on a sightseeing tour of Darjeeling which include visits to the Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop and Ghoom Monastery. Post breakfast in the morning, set out for a half day sightseeing tour of Darjeeling. The places you will visit includes Parmesan Nadia Himalayan Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center, Natural History Museum, Peace Pagoda, Tea Estate and Tensing-Gumbo Rock. Stay overnight in Darjeeling.
Day 3 : Darjeeling - Excursion to Mirik Lake-Darjeeling
Post breakfast in the morning, go out for a full day excursion to Mirik Lake via Nepal border. Nestled in the serene hills of Darjeeling, Mirik is a popular tourist spot famous for its salubrious climate, natural beauty and easy accessibility. Later, return back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4 : Darjeeling-Excursion to Pemyangste Monastery-Darjeeling
Post breakfast in the morning, drive to the Pemyangtse monastery. Located 140 kilometers away from Gangtok, Pemyangtse monastery is a Buddhist monastery designed and founded by Lama Lhatsun Chempo. Stay overnight in Pelling.
Day 5 : Pelling (sightseeing)
Post breakfast in the morning, embark on a full day tour of Pelling. The places you will visit here include Kanchanjunga Water Falls, Pemayantse Monastery, Kechopalri Lake, Rimbi water Falls, Rimbi Rock Garden and Rabdentse Ruins. Stay overnight in Pelling.
Day 6 : Pelling-Gangtok
Post breakfast in the morning, drive towards Gangtok. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. The rest of the day is free to rest and explore. Stay overnight at the hotel in Gangtok.
Day 7 : Gangtok (sightseeing)
Post breakfast in the morning, embark on a half day sightseeing tour of Gangtok covering Research Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms, Flower Show, Rumtek Monastery and Chorten ( Stupa ). Stay overnight at the hotel in Gangtok.
Day 8 : Gangtok-Excursion to Tsomgo Lake-Gangtok
Post breakfast in the morning, take a full day excursion to Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir. Tsomgo Lake is a glacier lake, which is around 40 kilometers away from Gangtok. The Baba Mandir is dedicated to the Indian army soldier ‘Harbhajan Singh’ who died near the Nathula Pass. By evening, return back to the hotel for night stay.
Day 9 : Departure
Post breakfast in the morning, drive to the NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra airport to board train/flight for onward journey.