Trip facts

Activity General Tour

During the British period, Darjeeling and Kalimpong enjoyed special privilege as an ideal getaway from the scorching heat of the plains in summer. Till date it still has the remnants of those Raj Era in the form of churches, colonial buildings, tea gardens, toy train etc
The journey starts with the transfer from Bagdogra to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, filled with religious institutions, monasteries, picturesque landscape and many more. After visiting the important sights and places in Gangtok our next destination is Darjeeling, once a popular summer retreat for the British and now has turned into one of the most popular tourist destination in North India. After visiting important landmarks in Darjeeling our final destination is Kalimpong also known as the garden of flower, with several nurseries, schools, and spectacular vista from the hill top of Delo.

Day 1. Bagdogra-Gangtok(120kms/4-5hrs)
Our representative/driver will meet you at the airport and transfer you to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. On arrival check into your hotel and the evening is free to stroll around the MG road, a vehicle and smoke free boulevard.
Overnight in Gangtok.

Day 2. In Gangtok.
Early morning drive to Tashi view point which overlooks gorgeous view below. On the way back visit Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok and the Enchey monastery. After breakfast visit the the flower show and the Directorate of Handloom and Handicraft which houses workshops, museum and a sale emporium(closed Sunday). After lunch visit Namgyal Institute of Tibetology(closed Sunday), the Do drodul chorten and the Banjhakri falls.
Overnight in Gangtok.

Day 3. Gangtok-Darjeeling(98kms/4hrs)
Drive to the opposite ridge of Gangtok to Rumtek, Rumtek houses the Rumtek monastery, the largest in Sikkim and a replica of Karmapa’s monastery in Tibet. After the visit retrace our drive back and continue to Darjeeling. Check in to your hotel and rest of the evening is free to stroll around the Chourastha mall road.
Overnight in Darjeeling.

Day 4. In Darjeeling.
Early morning before dawn drive to Tiger hill to view the sunrise over the Kanchenjunga range, on the way back visit the Ghoom monastery. After breakfast full day sightseeing, HMI & Z00(closed Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Centre, Tenzing rock, Botanical garden and a Tea estate. After lunch visit the Japanese Temple and the Dali Gompa monastery.
Optional : DHR(toy train) ride until Ghoom(extra cost).
Overnight in Darjeeling.

Day 5. Darjeeling-Kalimpong(50kms/2.5hrs).
Drive to Kalimpong also called the garden of flowers, this town has almost everything- scenic beauty, flowers, greenery, mist, clouds etc. After lunch, proceed for a half day sightseeing of Durpin Hill, which has the famous Zong Dog Palri Fo- Brang Monastery, Pine View Nursery, Delo hills, Mangal Dham,  etc. as per your available time and interest.
Overnight in Kalimpong.

Day 6. Departure.
Departure transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

• Private tour with your own dates.
• Cost depends on the no. of participants and the choice of hotels.