Gangtok - Darjeeling - Pelling
Day - 1 – Arrival and Transfer to Gangtok - You will be received by our official at Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) – He will assist you for the forwarding journey to Gangtok (120 Kilometres, 4 hours) - A perfect destination for tourist in search of enchantment, tranquility, trekking or any other adventure. It is a Land of monastery and mystic rituals / festivals. Situated at an elevation of 1,437 meters / 4,715 feet, is the most often visited spot of India for its rare Orchids and Butterflies - In the evening one is free to stroll around M.G.Marg. Over night stay at Gangtok
Day – 2 - Gangtok Local Sight Seeing – Early morning breakfast – There will be a sight seeing tour by Maruti – Gangtok local Sight Seeing from 9:30 A M – A tour to 7 to 8 points includes the following - Rumtek Monastery one of the oldest and most beautiful monastery of India - Shanti View Point – Ban Jhagri Falls - Ranka Monastery - Samco Ropeway – Institute of Tibetology - Ganesh Tok - Cottage Industry - Flower Show – White hall - Tashi View Point – The visit to all these places are done with leisure and we advise our guest to follow the driver cum guide – Back to hotel or drop down at M G Road - Evening one is free to stroll around M G Road - Over night stay at Gangtok
Day - 3 – Excursion to Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir - Early morning breakfast - Visit to Tsomgo / Changu Lake and Baba Mandir, cool, serene water and the picturesque beauty - A temple of Lord Shiva is built on the lakeside - Primula flowers and other alpine plantation provide an immaculate beauty to this place - Till April it is full of snow and lay frozen - Visit Baba Mandir on the side of the lake – This Lake is close to Nathu La Pass ( One can talk to the driver t6o go to Nathu La Pass) - Back to hotel for lunch or lunch on the way - Evening one is free to stroll around the local market / M G Road- Over night stay at Gangtok
Day - 4 - 5th April, 2011 - Transfer to Pelling from Gangtok - Early morning breakfast - Transfer to Pelling drive 140 kilometres 3 ½ - 4 hours - On the way White water rafting at Chitrey - (Optional) - Next reach Pelling and Check in to the hotel - Pelling is situated at an altitude of 6,800 feet, early morning one can get a clear view of mount Koktang, Kumbhakarna, Rathong, Kabru Dome, Khangchendzonga, Pandim, Zopuno, Shimbho, Narsing, Siniolchu etc - It is a small settlement and the surroundings views of forested slopes offers many attractive walks and the view gives a feeling of exquisiteness - It is relaxing and absorbing with the beautiful surroundings – Evening free to stroll around the market or walk up to the helipad - Over night stay at hotel in Pelling
Day - 5 – Pelling / Pemayangtse Local Sight Seeing including Yuksom - Early morning stroll and try to get the spectacular view of the Himalayan range specially mount Kanchendzonga (Kanchenjunga) - Return to hotel and breakfast - Local sight seeing to Khecheopalri Lake, hidden in the thick forest cover, is one of the sacred lakes of the Buddhists and the Hindus - Next to Kanchendzonga waterfalls - Places of Interest covered in Yuksom - Singing stone, Phamrong water falls, Yoksum Coronation Throne, Norbugang Stupa, Kathok lake (Oldest Lake of Sikkim), Dubdi monastery (Oldest Monastery of Sikkim) (2 Kilometres Trek) - Back to hotel in Pelling - Evening free - Over night stay at hotel in Pelling.
Day - 6 – Transfer to Darjeeling from Pelling - Early morning to breakfast and drive to Darjeeling – Drive of 130 kilometres 3 - 3 ½ hours – Reach Darjeeling – Situated at an elevation of 2123 meters / 70001 feet, the land of breathtaking beauty, amidst rolling tea gardens, crowned by the majestic Himalayas popularly known as the Queen of the hills - Jewel in the crown of the Eastern Himalayas with mesmerizing beauty offers spectacular views of the Mount Everest, Mount Kanchendzonga and the rest of spectacular Himalayan range. Check in to hotel – Stroll to Mall / shrubbery Park - Over night stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Day - 7 – Darjeeling Full day Sight Seeing - Early morning visit to Tiger hills at 03.45 AM to enjoy sunrise - Return at 7 A.M. en route Batasia Loop of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway and War Memorial - Back to hotel for breakfast, visit to Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Padmaja Naidu Park - Back to hotel for lunch or lunch on the way - Ropeway, Tenzing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda – Back to hotel – Evening free to stroll around the area - Overnight stay at Darjeeling
Day - 7 – Darjeeling Full day Sight Seeing - Joy Ride in Darjeeling Himalayan Heritage Railway - SPECIAL TOY TRAIN JOY RIDE - During Tourist seasons i.e. March onwards till May and October to December - Special Toy Train Joy Ride is arranged from Darjeeling to Ghoom and back at 10 : 00 A M and 12 : 30 P M - Tickets are booked on the same day morning at the Station - You will be assisted by the hotel staff to book the ticket - Before / After the tour guest can have a sight seeing tour of 2 - 3 hours depending upon the timing of the ticket booked for Joy Ride – Back to hotel – Evening free to stroll around the area - Overnight stay at Darjeeling
Day – 8 – Departure via Mirik Sight seeing - Early morning breakfast - Next one has to drive to Siliguri, on the way to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) (100 kilometres, 3 hours) – Via Mirik Lake – A high altitude lake situated among tea estate – The stop is subjected to time factor – Forwarding journey