Darjeeling-Sikkim 8-day Tour in Siliguri, India
A part of the Eastern Himalaya India, Sikkim is notable for its biodiversity, including alpine and subtropical climates as well as being a host to Kangchenjunga, the highest peak in India and third highest on Earth.
Dr. Graham’s Home
Durpin Dara Hills & Flowers Nurseries
Dro-dul Chorten & Institute of Tibetology
Rimbi water Falls
Rabdentse Palace Ruins and Bird Sanctuary
Rangeet River Valley
Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
Tibetan Refugee self-help Center
Tea Garden and Japanese Temple
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights.
Arport pick-up and drop-off
A private driver (guide)
Accommodation according to the program
Hotel breakfast and dinner (Indian, Chinese and American cuisine)
Optional: Monuments entry tickets.
1. On commence of the tour 20% advance payment for advance confirm booking of all hotels.
2. Rest of payment will be made before 10 days prior of arrival to India.
1. 20% of payment will be charged on cancellation within 10 days in advance.
2. 50% of payment will be charged on cancellation within 5 to 10 days.
3. 100% payment will be charged on cancellation of 0 TO 5 DAYS.
Please note: Minimum 1 person.
Sikkim’s capital and largest city is Gangtok.
Day 1. NJP Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport - Kalimpong (77 km in 2-3 hours)
Meet and greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport and transfer to Kalimpong (4091 ft.). On arrival check in to the hotel and the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Kalimpong (hotel Sood’s Garden Retreat or similar).
Day 2. Kalimpong Local Sightseeing - Gangtok (77 km in 3 hours)
After breakfast, a half-day tour of Kalimpong (8:30AM - 1:00PM) Visit Mangal Dham, Deolo Hill, Dr. Graham’s Home, Golf Garden, Durpin Dara Hills and Flowers Nurseries. Afternoon transfer to Gangtok (5,480 ft.), Capital of Sikkim. On arrival check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay in Gangtok (hotel Maya Inn or similar).
Day 3. Excursion to Changu Lake and Baba Mandir
After breakfast we start with an excursion to Changu Lake (12,312 ft.) and Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms from Gangtok city each way (Starts 7:30AM - 3:30PM). Overnight stay in Gangtok (hotel Maya Inn or similar).
Day 4. Gangtok Local Sightseeing - Pelling (117 km in 5 hours)
This morning (8:30AM - 1:00PM) for a half day trip to Gangtok city covering Banjhakri Falls and Bakthang Falls, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Flower show, Dro-dul Chorten & Institute of Tibetology. Afternoon transfer to Pelling (6,100 ft.). On arrival check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay in Pelling (hotel Pachu Resort or similar).
Day 5. Pelling Sightseeing
After breakfast we will go for full-day sightseeing (8:30AM - 4:30PM): visit Singshore Bridge, Darap village, Kanchenjunga waterfalls, Rimbi water Falls, Khecheopalri Lake, Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdentse Palace Ruins and Bird Sanctuary. Overnight stay in Pelling (hotel Pachu Resort or similar).
Day 6. Pelling - Darjeeling (117 km in 5 hours)
This morning, after breakfast we will go to Darjeeling (6,710 ft.). We will enjoy the scenic beauty of Rangeet River Valley on the way. On arrival check-in to your hotel and the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Darjeeling (hotel Cedar Inn or similar).
Day 7. Darjeeling Sightseeing
Early in the morning at 4:00AM we will drive to Tiger hill to watch the sunrise over Mt. Kanchenjunga (28,208 ft., world’s 3rd highest peak), on our way back we will visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast we will visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Center (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view) and Japanese Temple (4 hours, 9.00AM - 1.00PM), then free evening. Overnight stay in Darjeeling (hotel Cedar Inn or similar).
Day 8. Darjeeling – NJP Railway Station /Bagdogra Airport (98 km in 3 hours)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer to NJP Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport for your onward journey.