Darjeeling Tour is one of the best tour packages in north India. Darjeeling the Name derived from the local Tibetan name was “Dorjee-ling” Situated in northeast India provides the perfect ambiance of a hill resort with its mild climate. Its green hills and valley’s and its lush green tea gardens are a significant attraction. Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586) looming over the northern horizon gives a magical beauty to the land which entices thousands of visitors.
Located in Northeastern India at the foothills of Himalayas, Sikkim and Darjeeling are among the most popular tourist destinations in Northeast India. Darjeeling and Sikkim are heavily availed by families, friends, couples, and honeymooners. These North East destinations have pleasant weather and offer exciting experiences for each kind of traveler.
This unique 9 Night 10 days tour provides you everything that Sikkim has an offer. You can Travel to newly opened North Sikkim to Lachung and Yumthang valleys. We will take you through the deep green valleys and ethnic villages of Sikkim, past raging rivers, stop to admire breathtaking waterfalls, blooming rhododendron forests and play on snowfields at the bottom of snow-capped Himalayan peaks. Get ready for an unforgettable Himalayan adventure safari tour through beautiful Sikkim.
Duration: 10 Days
Tour Grade: Easy
Best Travel Time: February to Mid June, September – November are the best seasons. Dec & January are Winter and cold can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy time, trekking can be done, but visibility can be reduced due to rain.
Transportation: Private Car/Van, Plane.
Activity: City tour
Day 01: - Kathmandu to Darjeeling, transfer to hotel.
Flight to Bhadrapur and drive to Darjeeling (140km, 4 hrs) overnight in the hotel.
Day 02: - Darjeeling Early morning tour to Tiger Hills
Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (at around 4 am) to view sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak. The view is spectacular on a clear weather day. On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop. Afternoon visit to Rock Garden & Ganga Maya Lake Overnight in Hotel.
Day 03: - Full day in Darjeeling
Today, visit Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (Closed on Thursday), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tenzing, Gumbo Rock site and Tibetan Refugee self-help (Closed on Sunday) Center Tea Estate. Overnight in hotel
Day 04: - Darjeelingto Martam
Transfer to Martam (115 km /04 hrs. Overnight in hotel
Day 05: - Martam to Gangtok
Early morning sightseeing of Rumtek Monastery and then proceed for the tour of Kanchenjunga View Point, Drul-Chorten, Sikkim Research Institute of Tibetology, and Handicraft and Handloom Center. Check-in the hotel — Evening Free to explore Gangtok.
Day 06: - Full day in Gangtok
Today you will take an excursion trip to Tshangu Lake (departure in the morning)- situated at the height of 3,780 m. With an average depth of 50 ft. The cold water of the lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. A small temple is constructed on the lakeside, and beautiful flowers & Alpine vegetation grow around the lake.
Day 07: - Gangtok tjo Pemayantse
Drive to Pemayangtse (135 km / 05 hrs). Check-in, the hotel. Evening visit to Pemayangtse Monastery. Overnight in hotel
Day 08: - Pemayantse to Yuksom
Drive to Yuksom on way visit Khecheopari Lake, Khecheopalri Lake is one of the sacred Buddhist mountain lakes. It is believed that your wish will come true if you make one in front of this lake. There is a myth that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, a bird immediately picks it up. A further drive takes you to Yuksom – the meeting place of three monks and the first capital of Sikkim. This was the place where the first Chogyal (a ruling dynasty in Sikkim ) was crowned. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 09: - Yuksom to Kalimpong
Drive to Kalimpong. (115 km / 04 hrs). Check-in the hotel. Evening free to explore the small hilly town on your own. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 10: - Kalimpong to Kathmandu
Drive to Bhadrapur and flight to Kathmandu.
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Lunch and dinner
Sightseeing entry fees
Tips and gratitude