Darjeeling Gangtok Itinerary – Queen of Hills

In Gangtok, the forest drenched in the mist and the wonderful sightseeing of Kanchenjunga, a different blend of tradition and modernity we will enjoy there. Each season has its own charm in this fascinating hill station. When fall comes you will see some wonderful best views of distant mountains. The stunning views of hills make the most popular tourist destinations of the area. Gangtok is a beautiful place and has various natural places such as TsomgoLake, Banjhakri falls, Tashi viewpoint, Enchey Monastery, Ganesh tok, Do DrulChorten, Ramtek Monastery, etc. River teesta is another place for best view.

Day 1 :

NJP Railway Station to Bagdogra Airport – Gangtok (120Kms in 4-5 hrs) Meeting and greeting on arrival at NJP railway station / Bagdogra Airport and transfer to Gangtok (5410ft.), Capital of Sikkim. On arrival check in to hotel, spend some free time and have relaxed evening followed by overnight stay at hotel in Gangtok.

Day 2 :

After Breakfast start for an excursion to Changu Lake (12312 ft.) and Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms from Gangtok city. After that just return back to hotel followed by overnight stay at hotel in Gangtok. Optional tour to Nathula Pass (Alt. 14000 ft.) on China Border can also be arranged (Except Mon, Tue) for Indian Nationals only at an additional cost and documents required 7 days prior to departure for Nathula pass. (Please note Nathula Pass permits are issued on the day of travel only as per availability and once the permit is issued the amount will be non-refundable.)

Day 3 :

Gangtok Local Sightseeing - Darjeeling (115 kms in 4 hrs) This morning will be a half day trip of Gangtok city covering Banjhakri Falls/BakthangFalls, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Flower show, Dro-dulChorten& Institute of Tibetology. In afternoon we start our journey to Darjeeling Queen of the Hills (7,100 ft.).At the time of arrival check in to your hotel. Spend some free time and have relaxed evening followed by overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.

Day 4 :

Early morning drive to Tiger hill to watch the sunrise over Mt. Kanchenjunga (28,208 ft. Worlds 3rd highest peak), on your way back visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Zoological Park (Thursday close), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre(Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Japanese Temple and Peace Pagoda. Spend some free time and have relaxed evening followed by overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling. Optional Evening for Toy Train Joy Ride can be done on this day at an additional cost. (Tickets can be booked online through IRCTC {From - DJTo - DJRZ} & cab waiting charges would be applicable if required)

Day 5 :

NJP Railway Station /Bagdogra Airport (98 kms in 3 hrs) After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra airport for your onward journey. Tour ends.

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