Mesmerizing Darjeeling Gangtok
Day 1 : Arrival and Transfer to Darjeeling
On arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (70.3 km) / Bagdogra Airport (65.3 km) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (61.9 km), meet our IHPL representative who assists you while you take a transfer to Darjeeling. Set at an elevation of 2050 m, Darjeeling is a beautiful hill town in West Bengal, popular for its tea plantations. Home to Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this tranquil town makes every visitor experience spectacular views of the Majestic Himalayas. The pleasing weather and soothing ambience of the place promises to make your trip to Darjeeling memorable. On reaching, check-in to the hotel. Step out to explore the Mall or shopping area of Darjeeling in the evening. Later, come back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2 : Darjeeling Local Sightseeing
Wake up early this morning and start your family tour by driving towards the famous Tiger Hill (11 km) to experience a sunrise like never before. As you pass through, thick forests of oak and magnolia, get ready to enjoy a sunrise over Kangchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather). Tiger Hill is famous to offer a panoramic view of Mount Everest and Mount Kanchenjunga together. As the first rays of the sun hit the place, you get to see the twin peaks of Kanchenjunga painted in shades of pink and orange.
Day 3 : Transfer to Gangtok & Half Day Sight Seeing
Munch some healthy breakfast in the morning and then take a transfer to Gangtok, located at a distance of 96 km from Darjeeling. A well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site, Gangtok is nestled amid the high peaks of the Himalayas. Set at an elevation of 1600m, the place allures tourists from all over the world to explore its untouched beauty. Lakes, gardens, monasteries, Gangtok has something for every tourist. Gangtok experiences pleasant weather all throughout the year, this is why, people throng the place to enjoy some time amid natural beauty all through the year.
Day 4 : Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
This morning, after having your breakfast, leave for an exciting excursion. Your Gangtok family package also includes a daytrip to Tsomgo Lake (38.5 km) and Baba Mandir (54.6 km). A tranquil and scenic lake, Tsomgo Lake is one of the most popular attractions of Gangtok. Set at an elevation of 3780 m, this glacial lake is considered holy by Sikkimese people. There is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, located on the banks of the lake. The place is a paradise for bird watchers as get to spot a number of Brahmini ducks and migratory birds near the lake.
Day 5 : Departure - Gangtok to Siliguri
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.