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The name meaning hill-top, Gangtok can be safely said to be one of the most beautiful hill stations in the country. With everything in just the right amount from a blend of cultural identities to urbanisation, Gangtok is a breathing and dynamic bit of paradise of the northeast. A respite from the hot and humid summers of India, Darjeeling is a popular tourist destination in North-East India. Providing a heady mixture of splendid tea gardens on rolling mountain slopes, meandering toy train rides through the picturesque city, and delectable traditional Tibetan cuisine, Darjeeling works wonders to cater to the gorgeous panorama of the Himalayas.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Cochin International airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
Airfare Accommodations & sightseeings
Breakfast Professional guide
Guide gratuity



Day 1: Arrival Gangtok

Meet & Greet on arrival at Bagdogra airport & transfer to Gangtok (130 kms / 4 hrs). 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.On reaching, check in to hotel and overnight stay at Gangtok.


Day 2: Gangtok

Breakfast at hotel.Morning full day excursion to Tsomgo Lake and New Baba Mandir. 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.Located at a distance of around 16 km from Tsomgo Lake is Baba Mandir. A popular pilgrim center, Baba Mandir is believed to possess wish fulfilling powers. The shrine is built in the memory of Baba Harbhajan Singh, who was an Indian Army soldier and lost his life near Nathula Pass. It is believed that he is still ‘on duty’ for the Indian Army and he guards the lives of soldiers posted on the India- China border. Overnight at Gangtok.


Day 3: Gangtok

Breakfast at hotel .Morning visit to Banjhakri Waterfalls, Tashi View Point, Ganesh Tok, Enchey Monastery ,Do Drul Chorten s,Tibetology and Cottage Industry and Flower Show.Ban Jhakri Falls Energy Park lies amidst a lush green valley spread over nearly 2 acres and is quite nice and popular among tourist.This 100-foot waterfall is located in a landscaped park with forested area at about 7kms from Gangtok town and close to Ranka Monastery. The place itself is littered with ethnic sculptures and figurines of the Jhakri culture.This park is also known as the Energy Park because of its use of non-conventional energy like solar. Overnight at Gangtok.


Day 4: Gangtok-Darjeeling

After breakfast drive to Darjeeling. On arrival check-in at the hotel. 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 leave every visitor mesmerized.Overnight at the Darjeeling,


Day 5 : Darjeeling

Early Morning visit to Tiger Hill, Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop.Wake up early this morning and start 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.

After enjoying this breathtaking sunrise, head back to Darjeeling. En-route, visit Ghoom Monastery, War memorial and Batasia Loop. An age old monastery, Ghoom Monastery is known for its spiritual ambience, beautiful thangkas and alluring surroundings. The monastery holds much importance for Buddhists as it preserves some of the rare Buddhist manuscripts. Batasia Loop is the perfect host to Darjeeling Himalayan toy train, which passes through the place in a loop-like pattern. Near Batasia loop, there is a war memorial dedicated to the brave soldiers who lost their lives for the country during wars and operations after independence.On reaching the hotel, have your breakfast and go for day hike till Aloo Bari Monastery(2 Hrs walk one way).With that spirit of mountaineering, you really can’t miss visiting the famous Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Enjoy the beautiful views of the tea plantations and snow-capped peaks with a Cable Ride that takes you to the beautiful Rangit Valley from Darjeeling.back to the hotel. Overnight at Darjeeling .


Day 6 :Darjeeling Departure

Breakfast at hotel .Morning free for packing & personal activities. In time check out from the hotel and transfer to the Airport.

Tour ends with sweet memories .


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