RPTTI 05 - DARJEELING - GANGTOK : Duration: 04 Nights / 05 days - Darjeeling 02 Nights / Gangtok 02 Nights : DARJEEELING, GANGTOK
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 - overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day – 03 – Transfer - Gangtok - Gangtok Local Sightseeing - Gangtok stay – Early morning breakfast – Transfer to Gangtok – Nearly 135 Kilometers 3 – 3 ½ hours drive - The capital land of the 22nd State of India, Sikkim is one of the most beautiful hill station with varied options for tourist – it is known for the Monastery, Orchids, High altitude Lake and Butterflies - hotel check in - sightseeing to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, Rumtek Monastery, one of the finest monastery where His holy Dalai Lama stayed for some time, Various View Point, Botanical Garden, etc - back to hotel - evening free - over night stay at Gangtok.
Day - 04 - Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (Full Day) - Gangtok Stay - Morning breakfast at hotel - excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir nearly 40 kilometers ( 2 hours drive) along the Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary, the home to the red Panda and the Blood Pheasant with Rhododendron and other alpine trees - 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 – This lake is home to the Brahmini Ducks & many migratory Birds – nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all - Nathu - La Pass to Republic of China is nearly 20 kilometers and is optional tour -back to Gangtok -evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - overnight stay at Gangtok.
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.