This 5N6D package includes a tour of Darjeeling and Gangtok exploring tis top attractions, tea gardens and breathtaking viewpoints. You will also be enjoying a full day excursion to Changu Lake over 35 km from Gangtok. Discover the best of both these stunning destination and experience an unforgettable holiday.
Day 01: Bagdogra / NJP – Darjeeling (93 km, 3 hours)
You’ll be picked up from the airport or new Jalpaiguri railway station and transferred to your hotel in Darjeeling. Check in at the hotel and enjoy your time at leisure. Overnight stay in Darjeeling.
Day 02: Darjeeling
Early morning visit to Tiger Hill to witness the beautiful sunrise and stunning view of the Himalayan Range like Kangchenjunga, Mount Everest etc. This is going to be an unforgettable experience with horizon in vivid colors just before sunrise and the entire Himalayan range turning into the shades of gold. Return to the hotel for breakfast and after freshening up, proceed for the city tour visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursday), Zoological Park (closed on Thursday), Tenzing Rock, Gombu Rock, Tea Estate (from outside), Japanese Temple and Peace Pagoda. Return to your hotel for dinner and night stay.
Day 03: Darjeeling – Gangtok (98 km, 4 hours approx.)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Gangtok situated at an altitude of 1750 m and served as the state capital in the mid-19th century. After reaching, check at the hotel and spend the night.
Day 04: Gangtok
After having breakfast at the hotel, proceed for full day sightseeing in Gangtok visiting top attractions including Tashi View Point, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten, Ropeway (paid at the venue) and Bakthang Falls. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 05: Gangtok
After breakfast at the hotel, embark on a full day excursion to Changu Lake over 35 Km from Gangtok at an altitude of 12,400 feet. The lake derives its waters from melting snows off the surrounding mountains and according to the folklore lamas could forecast the future by studying the color of the lake’s waters. You will also be visiting the new Baba Mandir here. Return to your hotel for night stay.
Day 06: Gangtok – Bagdogra/NJP (125 km, 4 hours approx.)
After breakfast, drive to Bagdogra/NJP in time for your flight/train to onward destination.