Darjeeling Mirik Gangtok
If the idea of travelling to North East hamlets, brings to your mind a vivid picture of the colonial hill station, embellished with rolling emerald green mountains in steep tiers, fluttering Tibetian flags against the backdrop of gigantic monasteries where lamas busy mumbling holy chants, and a handful of glittering lakes that holds a strong mythological significance, then what you have though is just a small clip art. The actual picture is far more stunning and alluring, however, the facts is that power of words can never comprehend the mysticism that this state possesses. Nowadays, many travellers and thrill seekers are heading to the hill station of North East, precisely Darjeeling and Gangtok, to seek a perfect holiday in serenity.
So, if you're a nature lover who wants to get soaked in the beautiful colours of Darjeeling and Gangtok then look no further and buy this delightful seven days and six-night travel package offered by Tour My India. This travel package lets you explore some of finest attractions of Darjeeling and Gangtok. You will be spending three nights each, in Sikkim and Darjeeling. Talking about Darjeeling, for the initial three days, apart from sinking in its natural beauty, you will be going for a sightseeing tour to places like Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre, Tea Garden (outer view), Ropeway and Japanese Temple. Next destination on the itinerary is Gangtok and before even you reach this place, you will fall in love with the route that takes you there. Once you're soaked in the essence of Gangtok, we will get you to sightseeing tour of the city, which includes places like Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Flower show, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Institute of Tibetology, Dro-dul Chorten, Enchey Monastery and Banjakhri Falls. Exploring these marvels is an experience of a lifetime. After collection all these memories, you will be transferred back to the railway station or airport.
If you wish to know more about this package, go through the itinerary mentioned below. SIT Holidays will also provide you with the option of customised package
On arrival at Bagdogra Airport/New Jalpaiguri Railway station, our representative will meet you at the airport/railway station and assist you till your check in process at the Darjeeling hotel(6,950 feet). Stay overnight at the Darjeeling hotel.
This morning, you will drive to Tiger Hill (8,400 feet) to chase the down and see the stunning view of the sun rising and throwing it pinkish glow on the landscapes. After spending some time at the tiger hill, you will embark on a drive to the hotel via Ghum Monastery, which famed for its 15-feet high statue of "Maitreya Buddha" and Batasia Loop, famous for its war memorial. Enjoy scrumptious breakfast at the hotel and then go for the city sightseeing tour. As per the itinerary, today you will be visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Ropeway and Japanese Temple. Evenings will be free for leisure. Stay and enjoy dinner at Darjeeling.
This day will be dedicated to Mirik excursion, a tiny hamlet, which is approximately 58.2 km from Darjeeling. On your journey to Mirik, you will be making your way through Indo-Nepal Border. Further, you will be visiting the Mirik Lake (4,902 feet), Sumendu Lake, Cardamom plantations and Tea Estates. At Mirik Lake, you can enjoy boating or horse riding. In the evening return to the hotel for overnight stay and dinner.
This morning after breakfast, drive to Gangtok (5,500 feet), which is 100 km from Darjeeling. View of lush green mountains and bubbling brooks will greet you at every turn. In the evening, you will be transferred to hotel on arrival at Gangtok, acclimatize to the weather, followed by an overnight stay.
In the morning, after breakfast, go for a city sightseeing tour. Going by the itinerary, today, you will be visiting Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Flower show, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Institute of Tibetology, Dro-dul Chorten, Enchey Monastery & Banjakhri Falls. Thereafter, you will be transferred to Gangtok hotel for overnight stay and dinner.
After breakfast, you will visit Tsomgo Lake (12,400 feet), a high-altitude lake that is sacred to both Hindus and Buddhist. According to the legends, Buddhist used to monks study the colour of lake's water to predict the future. Thereupon, you visit the Baba Mandir, which is approximately 55 km from Gangtok. Later continue to drive to Gangtok hotel for dinner and overnight stay. P.S.: In the case of a landslide, Tsomgo Lake will remain closed, but a visit to the alternate place will be provided.
After breakfast drive to Bagdogra airport or NJP railway station for reaching your onward destination.