Places covered: Darjeeling, Gangtok
Duration: 4Nights/ 5Days
Category: Hill Stations Tour Packages
Pick up from Bagdogra airport or New Jalpaiguri railway station and transfer Darjeeling The queen of the hills. It is noted for its tea industry and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Check in to the hotel and rest of the day is free for you to relax. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Today, morning visit Tiger Hill which is situated at an altitude of 2590 meters, to view the mesmerizing sunrise and then proceed to visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. Later visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Zoological park, Tea Estate, Ropeway, Tensing – Gumbo Rock, Natural History Museum, and Peace Pagoda. Overnight stay at hotel.
Check out from the hotel and drive to Gangtok a picturesque hill station popular for its Buddhist monasteries. Check into the hotel and thereafter proceed for a sightseeing tour of Gangtok. Visit Botanical Garden, Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms, Flower Show, Research Institute of Tibetology- world-famous centre for Tibetan studies and research, Chorten and Rumtek Monastery, Deer Park and View Point, Overnight stay at hotel.
Today, proceed for a day excursion to Baba Mandir. It was built in memory of a soldier in the Indian army who was drowned in a stream near the spot. Legend says Baba Harbhajan Singh appears the dreams of the fellow army men, foretells the dangerous activity on the border and safeguards the force. Visit Tsomgo Lake- a very sacred lake by the local Buddhists and the Hindus. Lake extends to 1 km in length, deepens to 15 meters and happens to be oval. The evening is free for you to relax. Overnight stay at hotel.
Check out from the hotel and proceed to Bagdogra airport or New Jalpaiguri railway station for your return journey.