Sikkim and Darjeeling

Gangtok is a popular hill destination in the north eastern region of India where you can view the natural beauty dotted with lakes , mountains and specially catch a glimpse of the majestic Kanchenjunga which is the third highest peak in the world.. Gangtok is a quaint hill town steeped in Buddhist culture with colourful prayer flags waving in the cool air amidst fertile hills , silent lamas quietly mumbling sacred chants and , vividly painted pagoda roofed huts . Bhutias , Lepchas,and Nepalis influence the culture and traditions of this region .

The curvaceous roads of Darjeeling are lined with colourful begonias and vibrant orchids,. You can enjoy your days exploring the magnificent scenic beauty of this expanse. The soft curves of the roads winding up the verdant hills and sprawling tea estates provide the visitors the best chance to enjoy and revel in the stunning beauty of nature.

per adult from

$224

AUD

Duration

5 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Private transportation
    • Accommodation
    • Toll , Parking
    • GST
    • Entry/Admission - Tsomgo Lake
    What's excluded :
    • Air Fare
    • Personal Expenses
    • Entry fees
    • Activities cost
    • Nathula Pass supplement cost
    • Anything not in the inclusion
    • Entry/Admission - Nathula Pass
    • Entry/Admission - Do Drul Chorten Stupa
    • Entry/Admission - Enchey Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Namgyal Institute of Tibetology
    • Entry/Admission - Handicraft Emporium
    • Entry/Admission - Tiger Hill
    • Entry/Admission - Ghoom Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Batasia Loop
    • Entry/Admission - Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
    • Entry/Admission - Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
    • Entry/Admission - Gombu Rock
    • Entry/Admission - Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center
    • Entry/Admission - Happy Valley Tea Estate
    • Entry/Admission - Bengal Natural History Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Japanese Peace Pagoda

  • Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Gangtok

    Pass By: Teesta River, India
    River starting from North Sikkim

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3 Star hotel

    Day 2: Excursion to Tsomgo Lake , Nathula Pass , Old Baba Mandir

    Stop At: Tsomgo Lake, Jawaharlal Nehru Road Tathangchen Area, Gangtok 737101 India
    Situated at an elevation of 3753 meters / 12310 feet - The Lake is oval shaped lake nearly 50 feet deep - Generally covered in snow for most of the year the year – This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple, Between Nathula And Jelepla Pass, Gangtok India
    The sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Nathula Pass, Gangtok 737101 India
    Nathu La Pass to Republic of China is nearly 20 kilometers and is optional tour - Back to Gangtok
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in 3 Star hotel

    Day 3: Gangtok Local Sightseeing and transfer to Darjeeling

    Pass By: MG Marg, M G Marg, Gangtok 737101 India
    Main Market of Gangtok

    Stop At: Do Drul Chorten Stupa, Near Gangtok Centre, Gangtok India
    DescriptionDo-drul Chorten is a stupa in Gangtok in the Indian state of Sikkim. The stupa was built by Trulshik Rinpoche, head of the Nyingma order of Tibetan Buddhism in 1945. Inside this stupa, a complete set of Dorjee Phurba, Kangyur and other religious objects. Around the stupa are 108 Mani Lhakor or prayer wheels.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Enchey Monastery, Gangtok-Nathula Road, Gangtok 737103 India
    DescriptionThe Enchey Monastery was established in 1909 above Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim in the Northeastern Indian state. It belongs to the Nyingma order of Vajrayana Buddhism. The monastery built around the then small hamlet of Gangtok became a religious centre.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, South of Gangtok Centre, Gangtok 737101 India
    DescriptionNamgyal Institute of Tibetology is a Tibet museum in Gangtok, Sikkim, India. The foundation stone of the Institute was laid by the 14th Dalai Lama on 10 February 1957 and it was opened officially by the Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on 1 October 1958.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Handicraft Emporium, Zero Point, Gangtok India
    The Handloom and Handicrafts Centre, Sikkim established in the year 1957 as a Technical Institute for Training and Production of traditional arts and crafts.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Darjeeling in a 3 Star hotel

    Day 4: Darjeeling Local Sightseeing

    Stop At: Tiger Hill Upper Darjeeling, Darjeeling 734101 India
    Popular hilltop attraction offering sweeping sunrise views against the Himalayan Mountains.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ghoom Monastery, Tamang Buddhidt Monastery Rd, Darjeeling 734102 India
    DescriptionOld Ghoom Monastery is the popular name of Yiga Choeling. The monastery belongs to the Gelukpa or the Yellow Hat sect and is known for its 15 feet-high statue of the Maitreya Buddha.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Batasia Loop, Ghum, Darjeeling 734102 India
    DescriptionThe Batasia Loop is a spiral railway created to lower the gradient of ascent of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, India. At this point, the track spirals around over itself through a tunnel and over a hilltop. It was commissioned in 1919.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling 734101 India
    DescriptionPadmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park is a 67.56-acre zoo in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. The zoo was opened in 1958, and an average elevation of 7,000 feet, is the largest high altitude zoo in India.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Jawahar Parvat, Darjeeling, Darjeeling 734101 India
    DescriptionThe Himalayan Mountaineering Institute was established in Darjeeling, India on 4 November 1954 to encourage mountaineering as an organized sport in India.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Gombu Rock, Jawahar Parbat, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734104, India
    One of a pair of large natural rocks used by people to practice rock-climbing, including beginners.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center, Hillside 27, West Lebong Cart Road, Darjeeling 734101 India
    DescriptionTibetan Refugee Self Help Centre in Darjeeling, India is a rehabilitation Centre for the Tibetan refugees in the Darjeeling Himalayan hill region. It was established on 2 October 1959, after they followed Dalai Lama and escaped from Tibet. The production of Tibetan handicraft is the centre's main activity.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Happy Valley Tea Estate, Lebong Cart Road, Darjeeling 734101 India
    Darjeeling's most charming tea estates, Besides its quaint eateries, vibrant markets hidden in busy lanes and hilltops that are home to stunning vistas
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Bengal Natural History Museum, Darjeeling - Jorethang Road Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeling 734101 India
    Natural history museum with dioramas, taxidermy & lepidopteral & entomological specimens.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Japanese Peace Pagoda, Darjeeling 734101 India
    DescriptionPeace Pagoda, Darjeeling or Darjeeling Peace Pagoda is one of the Peace Pagodas designed to provide a focus for people of all races and creeds to help unite them in their search for world peace. It is located in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 3 Star hotel

    Day 5: Departure

    Pass By: Sumendu Lake, Mirik India
    DescriptionMirik Lake, or Sumendu Lake, is a lake in Mirik, Darjeeling district, West Bengal, India. It is 1.25 km long. The lake has 80 ft. long arch footbridge across the lake called the Indreni Pull.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Bagdogra Airport, Bagdogra India
    Departure Time :
    12:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Tour De World

Activity ID: V-184516P1

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