Darjeeling, Gangtok and Pelling
Discover the Indian Himalayas travelling to three marvellous cities in charming India, one of the most fascinating, mysterious and complex countries of Asia. This tour will be a real journey through art, history and culture, across mountains, lakes and rivers of this wonderful land. Here are the higlights of this unique experience:
Arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station in Siliguri, report to your guide and proceed to Darjeeling.
Visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) followed by a mountaineering documentary show, the Zoological Park, Tea Gardens and Tensingh Rock. The evening is free time for shopping.
In the early morning visit Tiger Hill to enjoy sunrise on the Kanchanjunga Ranges and visit Battasey loop. Later visit the Peace Pagoda, the Japanese Temple and Ava Art Gallery.
Proceed to Pelling. En-route enjoy the thrills of white water rafting (subject to availability). Arrival in Pelling in the evening.
Visit Rimbi falls, Kanchanjunga Waterfall, Khecheopalri Lake and Penyang Monastery. Enjoy a local folk dance in the evening.
Proceed to Gangtok. En-route visit Buddha Park - a 130-foot high statue of the Buddha. Arrival in Gangtok in the evening.
Enjoy a Gangtok city tour that includes Rumtek Monastery, Golden Stupa and Nalanda Institute. Also visit Tashi View Point, Ganesh Mandir, Hanuman Tok. Enjoy the Rope Way Ride (subject to availability) and visit the flower exhibition show, Vidhan Sabha from outside, Dordul Chorten Stupa and Tibetology. Later go shopping on the mall road.
Visit Tsomgo lake. Also visit the Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. (In case Tsomgo lake is not accessible you will visit Chardham Temple and Sampdruptse Stupa at Namachi village - Namchi, meaning 'Sky High', nestled among the hills at an elevation of 5,500 ft offering marvellous panoramic views of the snow-capped mountains and vast stretches of valley).
Proceed to New Jalpaiguri station. End of service.
Day 1 : Dinner
Day 2 - 8 : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 9 : Breakfast
Day 1 : New Jalpaiguri Station at 08:00 am.
Day 9 : New Jalpaiguri Station at 07:00 pm.