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Best of North East

Best of North East

Best of North East

Duration:  06 Nights / 07 Days
Destinations: Gangtok - Pelling - Kalimpong - Darjeeling 

Day – 01 – Arrival and Transfer to Gangtok
Our representative will be there to receive the Guest at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) – He will be assisting for the transfer to Gangtok – Gangtok the capital of Sikkim Suits all from tranquility to adventure, land of monastery, mystic rituals & festivals at an height of 1670 meters / 5480 feet and is the most visited spot of India. It is one of the most beautiful town with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids and butterflies - Nearly 135 kilometers 4 ½ - 5 hours drive – Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok
 
Day - 02 - Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (Full Day)
Morning breakfast at hotel –  Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir ( New )  nearly 40 kilometers - The Lake is oval shaped lake  nearly 50 feet deep - Generally covered in snow for most of the year  the year – This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds – Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all -  Nathu La Pass to Republic of China is nearly 20 kilometers and is optional tour - Back to Gangtok - Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok  (Incase of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tshangu Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing will be provided)
 
Day – 03 – Gangtok Local Sight Seeing (Half Day) & Transfer to Pelling
Morning breakfast - After breakfast drive for the   city tour of Gangtok – Sight seeing will be for half day hence the drive will be easy and comfortable - Visit to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, etc – Transfer to Pelling (140 kilometers 4 ½ - 5 hours) –  Check in to the hotel – Pelling is at an altitude of 6800 feet / 2072 meters – On a clear day guest can get a clear view of Himalayan range – Check into Hotel -  Evening one is free to stroll around this small settlement - Evening free to roam around the helipad or Shopping center - Over Night stay at Pelling
 
Day - 04 - Pelling Sight seeing and transfer to Kalimpong
After breakfast at hotel - Drive for   Sight Seeing  of places of interest like the beautiful Rimbi  water  Falls, Rimbi  Rock  Garden, Kechopalri   Lake, This high altitude lake is one of the holy Buddhist lake and it is believed that any wish in front of the lake comes true - Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird and thus the water surface is always free of leaves, Kechopalri Monastery and the best Kanchenjunga  water  Falls – Transfer to Kalimpong - 110 kilometers – 2 ½ - 3 hours drive  - Kalimpong situated on the foothills of the Himalayas is a green destination at an altitude of 1243 meters / 4078 feet - It is a historical destinations with bustling market, colorful people and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range – Check into hotel – Overnight stay at Kalimpong
 
Day - 05 – Sight seeing at Kalimpong and Transfer to Darjeeling
After breakfast at  hotel sight seeing at  Kalimpong -  Sightseeing Tour of  Forest  Museum (Closed  On Thursday), Hanuman Mandir,  Deolo Hill, Dr Graham Homes School,  Durpin  Monastery,  Mangaldham, Pine  View   Nurseries (Cactus  Only)   -   Transfer    to  Darjeeling - 65 kilometers 2 ½ - 3   hours  - At an height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet lies the land of breathtaking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Everest is the Queen of the hills – It is also home to the famous World Heritage train – The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) - Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around Mall or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Darjeeling.
 
Day – 06 - Darjeeling Local Sight Seeing (Half Day)
Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather) – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop – Back to hotel for breakfast - After breakfast rest for half an hour After breakfast next round of sight seeing - Half  Day city  tour includes  Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday),  Ropeway, Tensing   Gumpo  Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self  Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday  Closed), Peace Pagoda – Back to hotel – Evening free to stroll around the area -  Overnight stay at Darjeeling
 
Day - 07 – Departure – Darjeeling to Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction)
Morning breakfast - After breakfast transfer to Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction)  - Nearly 105 kilometers 4 ½ - 5 hours drive – Forwarding Journey.