RPTTI 08 - GANGTOK(Sikkim) / KALIMPONG - Duration: 04 Nights / 05 Days - 03 Nights Gangtok / 01 Night Kalimpong - GANGTOK - KALIMPONG
Day – 01 – Arrival - Transfer - Gangtok 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) – He will be assisting for the transfer to Gangtok – Gangtok the capital of Sikkim suits all from tranquility to adventure, land of monastery, mystic rituals & festivals at an height of 1670 meters / 5480 feet and is the most visited spot of India. It is one of the most beautiful town with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids and Butterflies - Nearly 135 kilometers 3 ½ - 4 hours drive from Siliguri & Nearly 173 kilometers 4 ½ - 5 hours drive from Nepal border Kakarbhitta - check into hotel - evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local shopping center - over Night stay at Gangtok.
Day – 02 – Gangtok Local Sightseeing (full Day) - Gangtok stay – Morning breakfast - full day city tour of Gangtok – Visit 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 Points, Botanical Garden, etc - back to hotel - evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center – There are few discotheques & Casinos in Gangtok to spend time - over night stay at Gangtok.
Day – 03 – Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (Full Day)- Gangtok stay - Morning breakfast - Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (nearly 40 kilometers) takes 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 nearly 50 feet deep - Generally covered in snow for most of the year – This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds - 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 - 04 – Transfer - Kalimpong - Sightseeing at Kalimpong - Kalimpong stay – Early morning breakfast - After breakfast drive nearly 73 kilometers 1 ½ - 2 hours transfer to the Kalimpong - Kalimpong situated on the foothills of the Himalayas is a green destination at an altitude of 1243 meters / 4078 feet - It is a historical destinations with bustling market, colorful people and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range – Check into hotel – sightseeing tour through scenic road to Forest Museum (Closed On Thursday), Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir, Dr Graham Homes, Durbin Monastery, Mangaldham, Pine View Nurseries (Cactus Only) - back to Kalimpong hotel– evening free to roam around the any of the hundred nurseries or the Local market area - overnight stay at Kalimpong.
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.