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Darjeeling-Sikkim-Kalimpong-Tour- 8 days

  • Darjeeling-Sikkim-Kalimpong-Tour- 8 days
  • Darjeeling-Sikkim-Kalimpong-Tour- 8 days
  • Darjeeling-Sikkim-Kalimpong-Tour- 8 days
  • Darjeeling-Sikkim-Kalimpong-Tour- 8 days
  • Darjeeling-Sikkim-Kalimpong-Tour- 8 days
  • Darjeeling-Sikkim-Kalimpong-Tour- 8 days
  • Darjeeling-Sikkim-Kalimpong-Tour- 8 days
  • Darjeeling-Sikkim-Kalimpong-Tour- 8 days
  • Darjeeling-Sikkim-Kalimpong-Tour- 8 days
  • Darjeeling-Sikkim-Kalimpong-Tour- 8 days
  • Darjeeling-Sikkim-Kalimpong-Tour- 8 days
  • Darjeeling-Sikkim-Kalimpong-Tour- 8 days
  • Darjeeling-Sikkim-Kalimpong-Tour- 8 days
  • Darjeeling-Sikkim-Kalimpong-Tour- 8 days
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A comprehensive and enthralling tour.

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  • Trip Highlights:

    • A comprehensive tour for those looking for a short and best holiday.
    • Darjeeling, Sikkim and Kalimpong tour will give you an insight and an enthralling experience of hills in the Indian state of West Bengal.
    • The view of the mighty Kanchenjunga from Tiger hill followed by a drive through the lush Teesta valley to Gangtok the capital of Sikkim.
    • Tsomgo Lake - at an altitude of 3754 m
    • Walk through the fascinating bazaar full of local products and produce in Gangtok.
    • Visit Rumtek Monastery

    Darjeeling, Sikkim and Kalimpong tour is specially designed to introduce you to the three main hilly district in West Bengal. These three valley lie close together to each other with An approximate distance covering up to 50 -130 km. It is India's superb destination and covers major highlighted historical, religious and scenic spots. One can take this combined tour to fully experience the culture, tradition, flora and fauna of the lesser Himalayan region.

    Darjeeling: There is no finer place than Darjeeling to step yourself in the grandeur and beauty of the towering snowcapped mountains. Darjeeling derived its present name from the local Tibetan name, Dorjee-Ling, which means the place (Ling) of the Thunderbolt (Dorjee). The hill resides in the northern part of West Bengal, similar in geography to that of Sikkim, with a population of 80 thousand. Darjeeling shares its border district with Sikkim in the north, Nepal in the West and Bhutan in the east. Darjeeling still retains an imperialistic touch although the British left about 60 years ago. Famous for its natural beauty and vast stretches of lush green tea gardens, and the only Himalayan Railway, known to the locals as the Toy Train, is now a world heritage which is listed by UNESCO in 1999.

    Sikkim: Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim and is home to diverse ethnic communities with a population of approximately 5.5 lakh. The land occupies the west side of a long ridge flanking the Ranipool River. This Indian state is surrounded by Nepal, Bhutan and China. It is a land where people erect prayer flay and wish for world peace. The scenery is spectacular and there are excellent views of the entire Khangchendzonga range from many points in the vicinity. Many people expect Sikkim to be a smaller version of Kathmandu, overflowing with ancient temples, palaces, monasteries, and narrow colourful bazaars. It is an interesting and pleasant place to stay and the people here are exceptionally friendly.

    Kalimpong: Kalimpong means King's minister, strongly hold a Bhutanese word, local dialect meaning" Black Spur" and "as per Lepchas, Kalimpong means the “Ridge where we play". It is located on a ridge overlooking the Teesta River, is a tourist destination owing to its warm climate and proximity to popular tourist locations in the region. Horticulture is an important occupation in Kalimpong: it has a flower market notable for its wide array of orchids; nurseries, which export Himalayan grown flower bulbs, tubers and rhizomes, contribute to the economy of Kalimpong. Home to ethnic Nepalis, indigenous ethnic groups and non-native migrants from other parts of India, the town also is a religious centre of Buddhism. The Buddhist monastery Zang Dhok Palri Phodang holds a number of rare Tibetan Buddhist scriptures.

    Transportation: From Kathmandu, take the one hour flight to Bhadrapur (the nearest Nepalese airport to Darjeeling), drive to Kakarvitta (Nepal/Indian border 34km), to Siliguri (36km) and to Darjeeling (77 km, about 2 ½ hrs drive). Darjeeling is also connected by road with Sikkim (120km) and Bhutan (200km). Darjeeling is about 90 km from Bagdogra, the nearest airport, where scheduled flights operate from New Delhi, Calcutta and Guwahati The nearest railheads are Siliguri and New Jalpaiguri (88km) which are connected to Calcutta, New Delhi, Guwahati and other major cities in India.

  • Day 1: New Jalpaiguri/Bagdogra to Darjeeling - (3.5 hrs/ 88 km / 2270 m)

    Upon arrival you will be received by our representative at Bagdogra Airport. You will then drive to Darjeeling (7447 Ft), the “Queen of the hill station. The name Darjeeling is derived from “Dorje-Ling” which means the place of “Dorje”, the mystic thunderbolt. Covering a distance of 88 kms over a drive of 3.5 hrs along winding roads. It is an experience of unforgettable beauty. Check-in at Hotel. Overnight stay.

    Day 2: Explore Darjeeling Sightseeing

    Start the day at 4am with an early morning trip to Tiger Hill (7800 Ft) to catch the sunrise from behind the majestic Kanchanjunga range. On the way back visit the Ghoom Monastery & Batasia Loop. Back to the hotel for breakfast.

    After lunch, proceed for a half day sightseeing of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Ropeway, Tenzing Rock, Labong Race Course, Tea Garden and Tibetan Refugees Self Help Centre. Back to the Hotel by evening. Take a walk to “Chowrasta” the center point of the Mall area. Do some window shopping.

    Day 3: Excursion to Mirik -Thurbu Tea Garden, Pashupati and back.

    After breakfast proceed to Mirik Lake 2 hours driving distance. On the way visit a beautiful valley of Thurbu Tea garden, Visit Pashupati (India-Nepal Boarder), Mirik lake, boating and horse riding, lunch and back to Darjeeling by evening overnight stay.

    Day 4: Darjeeling to Gangtok (4 hrs drive / 127 kms / 1676 m)

    Leave by 8 am for a 4 hours journey to the Land of the Pristine and unspoilt natural beauty – Sikkim, with alpine landscapes and thick luxuriant forests, rivers in torrent and peaceful lakes. Arrive at Gangtok (5500 Ft) by lunchtime. Check-in at Hotel.

    (1400hrs-1800hrs) After lunch, visit Cottage Industries, Flower Show & Rumtek Monastery, 24 kms from Gangtok was built in 1960 by His Holiness the Late 16th Gyalwa Karmapa & this is a replica of the original Kagyurpa Monastery in Tibet, a must see for every visitor, the seat of the “Kagyu Order” . Behind the Monastery is the lavishly decorated Karmae Nalanda Institute of Buddhist Studies which attracts students from the world over. Here one can find the most unique religious scriptures & art objects of the world. . Back to the hotel by evening. Overnight stay at Gangtok.

    Day 5: Excursion to Tsomgo Lake (2.5 hrs /40 kms / 3753 m)

    After breakfast proceed to Tsomgo Lake 3,753 m (12,313 ft), a 40 km drive which takes 2.5 hrs. This lake is located very close to Nathula Pass which is the entry point to China termed as the “Silk Route & remains frozen for most parts of the year. Legend has it that the Lamas use to forecast the future by studying the colour of the lakes waters. Enjoy the surroundings, majestic snowy peaks which feed the lake and the clean fresh air. Back to Gangtok by 3pm for a late lunch. Evening free for leisure or go shopping for Sikkimese traditional handicrafts. Overnight stay.

    Day 6: Gangtok – Full day Sightseeing

    After breakfast enjoy Gangtok sightseeing such as Banjhakri Waterfall and Garden, Chorten Stupa, Tibetology, Ropeway ride (Cable car), Flower show and Sikkim Handicraft Hanuman tok , Ganesh tok , Tashi view point , Hur huray Dara , Enchey monastery, Gonjang monastery.

    Day 7: Gangtok to Kalimpong (2.5 hrs / 76kms / 1200 m)

    Leave Gangtok by 8.30am to reach Kalimpong (4000 Ft) by 11am, a drive of 76 km, 2.5hrs. Kalimpong a beautiful hill Town in a peaceful environment and is also called the garden of flowers, this town has almost everything- scenic beauty, flowers, greenery, waters, mists, clouds etc. Check in at Hotel.

    After lunch proceed for a half day sightseeing of Durpin Hill (which has the famous Zong Dog Palri Fo- Brang Monastery which belongs to the same Buddhist sect as the present Dalai Lama), Pine View Point, Dr Graham\’s Homes complex with its historic church & well maintained grounds founded in 1900 by Rev. Dr. J A Graham, a Scottish missionary, Delo Hill (5556 ft) appears to be the roof- of- the- world, is the highest point in Kalimpong. Delo also has the town’s picturesque water reservoir. Then on to Mangal Dham Temple constructed in memory of the late Guru Shree (108) Mangal Dasji and dedicated to Lord Krishna. Evening at leisure with a visit to the market.where you do some curio shopping, buy some Kalimpong Cheese and lollypops of Swiss technology from “Larks” or just take a walk thru the market. Overnight stay at Kalimpong.

    Day 8: Kalimpong to Bagdogra/NJP

    After Breakfast, checkout and Depart to Bagdogra/NJP.

    Optional: Bhutan Extension can be done: Siliguri-Thimpu-Paro-Siliguri. See in Bhutan portion.

    Note: Above tentative itinerary showing scheduled night stop; it is a guideline only. There is no refund for unused service whatsoever the reason be after the trip has begun. Logistic may change due to trial and other condition beyond our control.

    Note: Sikkim now has an airport at Pakyong village build recently in 2018. It is 35 km from Gangtok. Druk Air and SpiceJet have started their flights to Pakyong. The nearest airport is Bagdogra. Due to technical glitch the flight from Pakyong has temporarily stopped its operation. Will update you once flights are initiated by Indian government.

  • COST-Private Trip: Net per person in USD

      2 person: US$ 920 per person
    • 3-4 person: US$ 865 per person
    • 6-9 person: US$ 805 per person
    • 10-16 person: US$ 715 per person
    • SGL supplement: US$ 425
    Cost Includes:

    • 4 star Hotel accommodation on MAP basis (breakfast and dinner)
    • Sightseeing tour according to the program.
    • Required A/C ground transportation as per group size
    • Necessary travel permit
    • Service of English speaking guide/escort

    Cost Excludes:

    • Visa fees, personal clothing and equipment’s
    • Single supplement, airfare
    • Excess baggage, personal accident insurance, emergency evacuation cost, medical box
    • Bottled beverages, laundry, tips
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