In the lap of the nature sits two beautiful hill stations, Darjeeling and Pelling. It gives us great pleasure to bring to you a catered tour to satiate your wanderlust. Our 4N/5D Darjeeling Pelling tour offers insightful and exciting excursion in West Bengal’s scenic hill station Darjeeling and Sikkim’s beautiful secret Pelling. This tour will help you get acquainted with the humble life of the east and north east and will immediately help you find the lost connection with nature and in a way with yourself.
The Darjeeling Pelling Tour begins with arriving from Bagdogra to the famed hill station, Darjeeling. This West Bengal’s hill station is an ideal summer destination whose worth was realized by the British as well. Darjeeling is a small scenic town with sprawling tea estates and colonial period buildings. It boasts about the views of lovely sunrises and sunsets and the mighty Mt. Kanchejunga. The toy train ride between Darjeeling and New Jalpaiguri is also an attraction here, whereas the monasteries like Ghoom and war memorial at Batasia Loop make for some nice places to see in the town. Our tour of Darjeeling will begin from watching the sunsrise from the town’s highest point, Tiger Hill. After you have witnessed the rise of a fabulous day, utter peace and spiritual guidance will knock your door at Ghoom Monastery. From here a visit to nearby Batasia Loop is a must. The war memorial here takes you down the memory lane and makes you want to salute the martyrs who laid their lives for the country. Later in the day visit to Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, PNZ Zoological Park , Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refuge Centre and Tea Garden will consume your time in the most fruitful manner.
Pelling is situated in West Sikkim and can be easily driven from Darjeeling through the valleys, hills, villages and by following the course of Teesta River and then beautiful Rangit River till Legship. Stop on the way to witness the magnificent confluence of Teesta and Rangit River. Enjoy your stay at Pelling and try not to get too mesmerized by the simplicity and beauty of this place. You are likely to visit the famous Pemayangtse Monastery, which is the seat of the Nyingma Order of Tibetan Buddhism and was originally a small Lhakhang built in the 17th Century. The monastery contains several antiques and idols, wall paintings and sculptures to keep you busy for hours. Later, you will visit the legendary lake at Khecheopalri (25 km), which is surrounded by dense forests and is believed to have the magical power of fulfilling wishes. You will also pay a visit to the Kunchenjungha Falls and Rimbi Falls, which are perennial waterfalls. The Dentham Valley, which is an hour drive from Pelling, Tsangey Falls and Sinsore Bridge – the highest bridge in Sikkim are also the prime attractions of Pelling that we include in our tour itinerary.
Meet our representative on arrival at Bagdogra airport or NJP railway station and drive to Darjeeling. Upon arrival, check into a hotel. In the evening you are free to explore the local area. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Early in the morning, we will leave for Tiger Hill for witnessing sunrise over Mt. Kanchendzonga. Return to the hotel and en-route visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. Later, after breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, PNZ Zoological Park (closed on Thursday), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refuge Centre (closed on Sunday) and Tea Garden (outer view). Return to the hotel for lunch and spend rest of the day at leisure, followed by overnight stay.
After breakfast drive to Pelling in West Sikkim. The journey runs through the winding road cutting across the valleys, hills, villages and follows the course of Teesta River and then beautiful Rangit River till Legship. Take a refreshing break at the view point near Melli and watch the magnificent confluence of Tista River and Rangit River. Later continue drive to Pelling and check into a hotel on arrival for overnight stay.
In the morning after breakfast, visit one of the famous monasteries, the Pemayangtse Monastery. It is the seat of the Nyingma Order of Tibetan Buddhism and was originally a small Lhakhang built by Lhatsun Chempo in the 17th Century. The monastery contains numerous antique idols and objects of worship and is filled with wall paintings and sculptures. Later, we will visit the legendary lake at Khecheopalri (25 km). The Holy Lake is surrounded by dense forests and is believed to have the power of fulfilling wishes. Thereafter, we will pay a visit to the Kunchenjungha Falls and Rimbi Falls, two magnificent perennial waterfalls on the way. Return to the hotel for lunch. After lunch we will proceed to the Dentham Valley, about an hour drive from Pelling. Visit Tsangey Falls and take some photographs of the magnificent falls. Also visit Sinsore Bridge – the highest bridge in Sikkim. Later return to the hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast drive to Bagdogra airport or NJP railway station for reaching your onward destination.