Darjeeling Sikkim Complete Tour Package
Darjeeling Sikkim Complete Tour Package
Tour Code : Darjeeling_Gangtok_0
9 Nights / 10 Days
Destination Covered : Gangtok, Darjeeling, Pelling, Lachung, Lachen, Namchi
Attractions : Enchey Monastery
* Mentioned prices may vary depending upon date of travel, hotel availability, surge pricing and seasonal rush.
Detailed Tour Itinerary
On your arrival at NJP you will transfer to Darjeeling - the Hill Queen. The journey to Darjeeling follows all along the forested hills, small villages and beautiful tea gardens. The Queen of hills – greets you with all its grandeur of mountains ranges and valleys dotted with tea gardens and forests along with a blend of traditional heritage and modern cultures. We advised a relaxed evening and short walk around the Mall to enjoy the typical Hill life of Darjeeling in a painted landscape. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at hotel.
Today your journey will start in two half. First half will start at 4AM to visit 3 Point i.e, Tiger Hill, Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop and the War Memorial. Return back at hotel at around 7:30AM. After having your breakfast and some rest get ready to visit 7 Point, i.e, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute/ Darjeeling Zoo/ Bengal Natural History Museum, Darjeeling Ropeway, Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Happy Valley Tea Estate, Tibetan Refugees Self Help Centre, Lebong Race Course, Gorkha Football Stadium (There are few more tourist spots. Those spots may alter with mentioned spots. It's depends on weather, situation and opening, availability of time). Back to Hotel. Take rest and overnight stay at Darjeeling.
After breakfast you will proceed to Pelling in West Sikkim. The journey runs through the winding road cutting across the valleys, hills and villages and follows the course of Tista River and then beautiful Rangit River till Legship. You will take a refreshing break at the view point near Melli to watch the magnificent confluence of Rangit & Teesta rivers. From Legship the road takes a steep turn upto Geyzing. The view of the entire surrounding widens as you precede towards Pelling a small tourist hub in the West Sikkim hills known for serene holy lakes, old Monasteries and pristine landscape. Pelling sprawled at 6100ft (1830M) offers one of the spectacular views of the Mount Khangchendzonga, the Guardian Deity of Sikkim and the worlds third highest mountain along with other mountains of the range. Pelling is an ideal getaway for tourists as its vicinity has numerous waterfalls, small trek routes, villages and beautiful landscape. Check in into Hotel. Overnight stay at Pelling.
After breakfast you will proceed towards Gangtok, Capital of Sikkim. On the way you will visit Chardham at Namchi. Chardham is a huge pilgrimage cum cultural complex developed by the Sikkim Government to promote Religious, Eco and Village tourism in the state. Over Rs. 56 crore has been spent on this complex which spreads across 29 hectares of area on top of a hill known as the Solophok hill in Namchi of south Sikkim. This temple complex is also known as Siddheswar Dham and was inaugurated on 8th November 2011. On arrival at Gangtok check in into Hotel. After freshen up walk down to MG Marg, the hub of Gangtok - Smoke & vehicle free boulevard square with shops and restaurants lined up on both sides. A great place to sit on a bench and feel the carnival like ambiance. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Today you will drive to Lachen. On the way do not miss Seven Sister Waterfall and Singhik View Point. Reach Lachen by afternoon and complete the check-in formalities at the hotel. Enjoy overnight stay in Lachen.
Start your day with the appetite breakfast at the hotel and drive towards legendary Gurudongmar Lake considered to be most sacred lake in North Sikkim. Please note that only Indian Nationals can visit this lake. The lake is situated at the highest altitude of the North Sikkim and hence its high altitude may cause the breathing problem. Be prepared and do not exert. After paying visit to lake come back to the hotel, take refreshment and leave for Lachung. Overnight stay at Lachung hotel.
After taking breakfast at the hotel proceed for an excursion to Yumthang valley – the ultimate valley of flowers in North Sikkim (Alt 11,800 ft). On the way back to hotel do not forget to visit hot spring – the crystal water in it said to have some medicinal trait. Optional tour to Yumesamdong Valley or Zero Point close to Tibet Border (Alt 15,000 ft, 23 Kms from Yumthang) for Indian tourists only can be arranged (at extra cost and prior notice). Reach hotel and check out & leave for Gangtok.
After breakfast proceed to explore Gangtok, i.e, Bakthang Waterfall, Enchey Monastery, Flower Exhibition Center (tough to visit), Handicraft Center, Chorten Stupa, Institute of Tibetology, Ropeway (Cable Car) etc. Back to Hotel and overnight stay at Gangtok.
Today you will visit a popular and probably the best day tour from Gangtok is a trip to Tsomgo Lake - a glacial lake about 35kms from Gantok and at an altitude of about 12,310 ft. The same day trip also covers the fabled Baba Mandir. You can additionally cover Nathula Pass which will cost additional INR.6500 - INR. 8000 and it's a subject to Permission issued by Sikkim Tourism Department and also weather condition. Because of the high altitude at Nathula, oxygen level in the air is quite low. Few (adults or children) can face breathing problems at Nathula. If you already have breathing or other health problems, you should consult a doctor before the visit. You can take Acetazolamide Tablets (consult doctor for dosage) while visiting Nathula. It helps to cope with high altitude sickness. You may also consider carrying portable oxygen cylinders. They come at various sizes. Larger ones last continuously for 3-4 hours. There are also small cylinders. Each small one lasts for about 15 minutes. If you start having breathing problems, you should immediately come down. You will get portable oxygen cylinders in Gangtok at Medical shops. Your hotel can also arrange if necessary. If unused, they are returnable but refund is usually partial. You will need photo ID proof like Passport / Voters Card/ Adhaar Card (PAN card is not accepted) and two passport size photos each. Application for permits are done in the morning and the permits are usually issued in the afternoon or sometimes next day. So you should apply for the permit through us at least 3 day before your planned visit. You should note that Nathula is open only from Wednesday to Sunday of the week. It's closed on Mondays and Tuesdays to public. Winter starts from November and peaks between December to February. This is when heavy snowing takes place and the temperature can easily go below -25°C. Often the route to Nathula remains closed during winter when it snows heavily. However if the route is open and you make a visit during the winter, pick up snow boots and heavy winter-wears along the way. There are stalls that offer such snow gears on rentals. The two months - November and March are good time to see Nathula covered in snow. The route usually remains open on these two winter months.
Back into Hotel. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Have some delicious breakfast and then leave for Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (119 km) / Bagdogra Airport (126 km) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (113 km). On reaching, carry on with your onward journey.
- 2 Star Hotel
- Private Cab
- * Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount
* Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
- * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
* Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.