Himalayan Bliss – Itinerary
Day 1: NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport – Darjeeling (98 kms / 3 hrs)
Meet & greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport & transfer to Darjeeling (6,710 ft.). On arrival check-in to hotel & rest of the day is at leisure. Stay overnight in Darjeeling.
Day 2: Darjeeling Sightseeing
Early in morning (at 04:00 am) drive to Tiger hill to watch the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzonga (28,208 ft. Worlds 3rd highest peak). On your way back, visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view) and Japanese Temple (4 hrs from 9.00 to 13.00 hrs). Evening is free for shopping or leisure. Stay overnight in Darjeeling.
Day 3: Mirik Excursion (49 kms / 2 hrs)
After breakfast full day excursion trip to Mirik Lake (4,900 ft.) via Indo-Nepal Border (Extra vehicle charges will be applicable for Nepal Border to Pashupati Market). Mirik is famous for its man-made Sumendu Lake, Cardamom plantations and Tea Estates. (One can do Boating on direct payment basis in lake). At evening, return to the hotel. Stay overnight in Darjeeling.
Day 4: Darjeeling – Gangtok (105 kms / 4 hrs)
After breakfast proceed to picturesque drive to Gangtok (5,480 ft.). On arrival, check-in to your hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Stay overnight in Gangtok.
Day 5: Gangtok Local Sightseeing
Start for a full day city tour covering Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok & Hanuman Tok, Ranka Monastery, Banjakhri Falls, Cottage Industry, Dro-dul Chorten, Institute of Tibetology, Flower show and Handicraft Centre (maximum 6 hours). Stay overnight in Gangtok.
Day 6: Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
After breakfast start for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) & Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms from Gangtok city. Stay overnight in Gangtok.
OR (Due to Road blockage by Land slide en route Tsomgo Lake)
Excursion to Temi Tea & Chardham
Start for a full day excursion of Temi Tea Garden & Chardham. Return to Gangtok in evening. Stay overnight in Gangtok.
Day 7: Gangtok – NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport (125 kms / 4 hrs)
After breakfast check out from the hotel on time and take the departure transfer to NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport for your onward journey.