Eastern Himalayas Tour
In Darjeeling, visit to Tiger Hill early morning to view Everest and snow-capped Himalayan range.
Sightseeing in Darjeeling – Ghoom Monastery, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and Happy Valley Tea Estate
In Gangtok, visit Rumtek Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Cottage Industry and Flower Show Complex
Excursion of Changu Lake near Gangtok
In Kalimpong, visit Zang Dog Palri Fo Brang Monastery, Tharpa Choling Monastery, Thongsa Gumpa and flower nurseries
Assistance at airport and sightseeing tours by private air-conditioned vehicle
Start and End in Bagdogra
Day 01 Arrival in Bagdogra | Drive to Darjeeling (93 kms / aproox. 3 hours)
Meet our representative upon arrival in Bagdogra and proceed to Darjeeling – Standing high in the Himalayas at an altitude of 2134m, ‘Dorje Ling’, or place of the Thunderbolt, offers breathtaking views of snow-capped mountain peaks, with the Kanchendzonga rising higher than all the others. Often referred to as the “Queen of the Hills”, it remains just as alluring with its tiny waterfalls, little villages and a narrow gauge railway track. Surrounded by World Famous Tea Gardens and snow-capped mountains. After reaching, check-in at the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02 Darjeeling
Early morning visit Tiger Hill to see a beautiful sunrise and Himalayan Range like Kanchandzonga, Mount Everest etc. One can see the horizon changing colors just before sunrise and then the entire Himalayan range turn golden. It is truly a majestic sight and Ghoom Monastery which is oldest Monastery in the area which was built in 1875 and one can see the image of Mythey Buddha 15ft. height on the way back from Tiger Hill. Breakfast at the hotel and proceed for city tour visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute(closed on Thursday) which was started by Tenzing Norgay after he climbed Mt. Everest, Zoological Park(closed on Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Centre(closed on Sunday), Tenzing Rock, Gombu Rock and Happy Valley Tea Estate(from outside). Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 Drive from Darjeeling – Gangtok (98 kms / approx. 4 hours)
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Gangtok enroute visit Teesta Village. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 Sightseeing in Gangtok.
After breakfast at the hotel and proceed for half day city tour visiting Rumtek Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (closed on Sundays), Cottage Industry (closed on Sundays) and Flower Show Complex. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 Excursion to Changu Lake
Breakfast at the hotel and full day excursion to Changu Lake which is 35 Kms from Gangtok at an altitude of 12,400 feet. The lake derives its waters from melting snows off the surrounding mountains Legends say that lamas could forecast the future by studying the color of the lake’s waters. Also visit Baba Mandir. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 Drive from Gangtok – Kalimpong (83 kms / approx. 3 hours)
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Kalimpong. In afternoon, enjoy sightseeing of Kalimpong city tour visiting Zang Dog Palri Fo Brang Monastery, Tharpa Choling Monastery, Thongsa Gumpa and flower nurseries. Return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 07 Drive back from Kalimpong – Bagdogra (80 kms / approx 3 hour)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Bagdogra airport for return flight back home.
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