RPTTI 09 - DARJEELING - Duration: 04 nights / 05 days : DARJEELING
Day – 01 – Arrival - Transfer - Darjeeling stay – Our representative will be there to receive the Guest at Nepal – India border Kakarbhitta / Bhadrapur Airport (BDP) Nepal / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) /– transfer - Darjeeling - Nearly 105 kilometers 2 ½ - 3 hours drive from siliguri & Nearly 139 kilometers 3 ½ - 4 hours drive from Nepal border Kakarbhitta – At an height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet lies the land of breathtaking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Kanchendzonga is the Queen of the hills – It is also home to the famous World Heritage train (UNESCO) – The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) Toy Train - Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around Mall or local Shopping center - over night stay at Darjeeling
Day – 02 – Darjeeling Local Sightseeing (Full Day) - Darjeeling stay – Early Morning breakfast – full day sightseeing tour includes - Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tenzing - Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre (Closed on Sunday), Beautiful Tea Estate (Garden), Lebong Race Course, Japanese Temple - other places of visit are Peace Pagoda, Lal kothi, Dhirdham Temple, Ava Art Gallery, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed) - back to hotel - evening free to visit around Mall or the Local market area - over night stay at Darjeeling.
Day – 03 – Darjeeling Local Sightseeing (Half Day)- Darjeeling stay – Tiger Hill - Early morning at around 3:30 - 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga mountain (subject to clear weather) - visit Ghoom Monastery, War memorial & Batasia Loop - back to hotel for breakfast - after breakfast rest for half an hour - next visit to Rock Garden & Ganga Maiya park - back to hotel - Evening free to visit around Mall or the Local market area -over night stay at Darjeeling.
Day – 04 – Excursion to Mirik (Full Day)- Darjeeling stay - Morning breakfast – after breakfast drive to Mirik nearly 60 kilometers ( 1 ½ - 2 hours drive) – The drive is through scenic roads with occasional stoppage for photography - Mirik is centered round Sumendu Lake and is known for its landscaped gardens, tea gardens, orange orchards, cardamom groves and spectacular views of the Himalayan ranges - full day excursion of Mirik Lake (Horse riding & Boating facilities is available around the lake) - This high altitude lake is worth visiting – one can also visit Pashupatinagar Market in Nepal on the way back to Darjeeling - back to Darjeeling - evening free - over night stay at Darjeeling.
Day - 05 – Departure Breakfast - transfer to Nepal – India border Kakarbhitta / Bhadrapur Airport (BDP) Nepal / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) Siliguri - for onward journey.