Day 01: Arrival New Jalpaiguri Railway Station/
Bagdogra Airport - Darjeeling
and assistance on arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station/ Bagdogra
Airport. Board your vehicle to Darjeeling (90 Kilometres / 03 hours). Arrive
Darjeeling and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Darjeeling
Excursion to Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise. Visit Ghoom
Monastery while returning to the hotel. After breakfast, proceed for city
tour visiting the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Zoological Park and
the Tibetan Refugee Centre. Overnight stay at Hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 03: Darjeeing - Tashidang - Yuksom (130 Km/ approx. 6/7 hrs drive)
Drive to Yuksom en route visiting Tashiding - a small village on a hilltop.
The Tashiding monastery was built during the 17th Century and is highly
revered. Overnight stay at Hotel in Yuksum
Day 04: Yuksom - Pelling (35 Km)
Drive to Pelling. In the afternoon, a walking excursion to Sango-Choling
monastery - Sikkim's second oldest monastery and definitely one of the best
located. Overnight stay at Hotel in Pelling.
Day 05: Pelling - Gangtok (118 Km/ approx. 3 ½ hrs drive)
Drive to Gangtok en route visiting Pemayangste Monastery - One of the
oldest monasteries of Sikkim. Pemayangtse boasts of a splendid collection of
ancient Buddhist antique idols, scriptures as well as sculptures &
Rabdantse Ruins. Overnight stay at Hotel in Gangtok.
Day 06: Gangtok
City tour of Gangtok - Visit the Enchey Monastery, Do Drul Chorten,
Research Institute of Tibetology, Government Institute of Cottage
Industries. In the afternoon, excursion to Rumtek Monastery - the largest
and one of the most important monasteries in entire Sikkim. Overnight stay
at Hotel in Gangtok.
Day 07: Gangtok
to Tsongu Lake and Nathu La Pass. At 12,400 ft through the Kyongnosal alpine
Sanctuary, this holy lake is near the Chinese border & is frozen for 4
months in winter. A 40-Km drive takes you to this high altitude alpine
region in 1 ½ hours. Then proceed to Nathula pass on the Indo-China
border. Return back to the Hotel in Gangtok for overnight stay.
Day 08: Gangtok - Kalimpong (83 Km. approx. 2 ½ hrs drive)
Drive to Kalimpong in the mornning. In the afternoon, city tour of
Kalimpong visiting Monasteries and Flower Nurseries. Overnight stay at Hotel
Day 09: Kalimpong - New Jalpaiguri Railway Station/ Bagdogra airport
Depart Kalimpong for New Jalpaiguri Railway station/ Bagdogra airport (80
Km/ approx. 2 ½ hrs) by road to connect for your onward destination.