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Darjeeling, nestled among rolling mountains, is a perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Popular places to visit include Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop and the War Memorial, and the Himalayan Zoological Park and Snow Leopard Breeding Center. What should you bring home? Tea, tea, and more tea—and beautiful local handicrafts.
Day 1: BAGDOGRA - DARJEELING
Welcome on arrival at Bagdogra Airport and transfer to Darjeeling (95kms/3hrs). Once the summer capital of India, Darjeeling is a land of infinite variety and charm. It will cater you a mix-experience of lively nature & charming Himalayan people. It is the place of Dorje, the mystic thunderbolt of the Lama-Religion. Surrounded by Tea gardens; this little town faces some of the highest peaks of the Himalayas. Take rest and then walk around town to appreciate the new culture you are in. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2: DARJEELING LOCAL SIGHTSEEING
Breakfast at the Hotel followed by sightseeing covering Ghoom Monastery; Batashia Loop War Memorial; Padmaja N. Zoological Garden (Closed on Thursday), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Self-help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tenzing & Gombu Rock, drive past Tea Estate & Japanese Peace Pagoda. Walk around the Mall and Local Market (Closed on Thursday). Evening Free for shopping & individual activity, overnight at hotel.
Day 3: DARJEELING TO GANGTOK
Morning transfer to Gangtok (105kms/4hrs). At an altitude of 5500ft Gangtok is the capital of the state of Sikkim is a beautiful and clean town promising of the best monasteries and landscapes. Evening free for individual activity and leisure, overnight at hotel.
Day 4: GANGTOK LOCAL SIGHTSEEING
Morning start the full day sightseeing in and around this capital city of Sikkim, covering Tashi View point, Ganesh Tak, Hanuman Tak, Chortan( Stupa) Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Saturday and Sunday), Institute of Handicrafts and handlooms (Closed on Saturday and Sunday) and, Ranka Monastery & Jakhri waterfalls. Evening free for individual activity and leisure, overnight at hotel.
Day 5: EXCURSION TRIP TO TSOMGO LAKE
AM start for a half day trip to Tsomgo lake (12400ft), 32kms from Gangtok City. The lake is almost about 1Km long, oval in shape and 15 mtrs deep. The lake is considered sacred by the local people, further 12Kms is the Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir (New) dedicated to the memory of soldier Harbhajan Singh. Evening free at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity.
Day 6: GANGTOK – BAGDOGRA
Morning Transfer to Bagdogra Airport Tour Ends.