Arrival in NJP railway station or Bagdogra Airport (IXB). Our representative will meet you and transfer you to Darjeeling(3-4 hrs drive). Evening Free, enjoy a walk in Mall Road and evening in Chowrasta and Nightingale Park (Shrubbery Park).
3 Points: 4am- 8am. Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (at around at 4 am) to morning view sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather) on your way back visit Batasia Loop & Ghoom Monastery.
7 Points: 9:30am-3:00pm. After Breakfast city tour of Darjeeling visit Padmaja Naidu Himalaya Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tea Garden, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self – Help Center (Closed on Sunday), JapaneseTemple, Peace Pagoda & Ropeway.
Evening free for other activities. Overnight stay at Hotel.
After breakfast take a joy ride with Himalayan Toy train which is listed in a UNESO. The drive is 8 kms starting from Darjeeling station to Ghum(India’s Highest Railway station) and back to Darjeeling.
After Toy Train Ride drive to Kalimpong. Drive for 2-3 hrs. A drive from Darjeeling to Kalimpong will be your experience that you may not forget. A drive from Darjeeling to Ghum for 45mins and downhill drive from 7400ft until you reach Teesta Bazaar with an altitude of 700ft then an uphill drive from Teesta Bridge and you will reach Kalimpong which is located with an appro altitude of 4000ft. The road passes through different forest and landscape. On the way to Kalimpong you will explore many beautiful places and do not forget to stop at the view point of “Lovers Meet” from where you can view the meeting of two rivers Teestaand Rangeet. Many believe that these two rivers were lovers and they decided to meet at this point.
Evening free for shopping and leisure activities.
Tour Start Time (8:30 am)
After breakfast start for sightseeing covering Dello Hills, Humana Tok, Dr. Graham’s Home, Flower Nurseries and Mangal Dham.
Once sightseeing is completed continue your travel to next destination – Gangtok. Travel time is 3-4 hrs.
Tour Start Time (7:30-8:30 am)
After breakfast start for an excursion to Changu Lake (12,400 ft.) & Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms from Gangtok city. This serene lake is situated at an altitude of 12,000 ft on the Gangtok Nathu La highway. The lake is oval in shape, 15 meters deep and is considered sacred by the local people. It is also a home of brahminy ducks. It's cool, placid water harmonizes with the scenic beauty around. This placid lake remains frozen during the winter months up to mid-May.
Nathu La Pass to Republic of China is nearly 20 kilometres further and is an optional tour. Prior permission is required to visit Nathula Pass. Extra cost applies for extended tour to Nathula.
Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall)/local Shopping at Gangtok.
Tour Start Time (9:30 am)
After breakfast start for Start for a Full day city tour covering Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok & Hanuman Tok, Rumtek Monastery, Banjhakri Falls, Cottage Industry, Dro-drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Flower show and Handicraft Centre (maximum 6 hours). Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Return drive from Gangtok to NJP or Bagdogra airport. Trip ends Gangtok – NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport (120 kms / 4-5 hrs drive).
DO’s and Don’ts
Create photo copies of your passport and credit cards and store them in separate wallets.
Pack medications with their approved prescriptions in their original containers.
Keep in touch with friends and family about your plans and present location.
Tag your bags with name, phone numbers and address (both official and residential).
Always check with authorities before hiring a private cab.
Don’t accept anything to eat or drink from strangers.
Don’t agree to meet strangers or newly met people at unfamiliar undisclosed places.
Don’t eat street food or cut fruits and vegetables.
Women should avoid travelling alone late at night.
Don’t hitchhike on a trip. This might be very dangerous.