Splendors of North East – 6 days
Validity: Till 30th September 2017
Day 1: Bagdogra– Darjeeling (93 km / 3 hrs)
Arrive Bagdogra airport/railway station where you will be met and driven to Darjeeling. Standing high in the Himalayas at an altitude of 2134m, 'Dorje Ling', or ‘Place of the Thunderbolt’, offers breathtaking views of snow-capped mountain peaks, with the Kanchendzonga rising higher than all the others. Often referred to as the "Queen of the Hills", it remains just as alluring with its tiny waterfalls, little villages and a narrow gauge railway track. Surrounded by world famous tea gardens, Darjeeling remains one of the most alluring destinations. Overnight
Day 2: Darjeeling - Sightseeing
Early morning, visit Tiger Hill to see a beautiful sunrise and Himalayan range including Mt. Kanchenjunga. See the horizon changing colors just before sunrise and the range turn golden. On the way back from Tiger Hill, visit the Ghoom Monastery built in 1875 to see the 15ft. high image of Mythey Buddha. Return to your hotel for breakfast.

After breakfast enjoy a city tour visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute(closed on Thursday) started by Tenzing Norgay after he climbed Mt. Everest, Zoological Park (closed on Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Centre (closed on Sunday), Tenzing Rock, Gombu Rock and Happy Valley Tea Estate (from outside). Overnight.
Day 3: Darjeeling – Pelling (75 km / 3 hrs) – City Tour
After breakfast, drive to Pelling, another serene mountain village at an altitude of 2000 m which commands a spectacular view of Mt.Kanchenjunga. Arrive and check into your hotel.

After lunch, enjoy a city tour visiting Pemayangste Monastery, Rabtense Ruins, Khechipalri Lake, Kanchenjunga Fall and Rambi Falls. Overnight.
Day 4: Pelling – Gangtok (127 km / 5 hrs) – City Tour
Breakfast. Drive to Gangtok at an altitude of 1750m, which became the state capital in the mid 19th century. The downtown area is dominated by huge government buildings decorated with traditional Buddhist symbols. Gangtok is also a base for people traveling to North Sikkim. Surrounded by monasteries and orchids, Gangtok is truly a traveler's delight.Arive and check into your hotel.

After lunch, enjoy a city tour visiting Rumtek Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (closed on Sundays), Cottage Industry (closed on Sundays) and Flower Show Complex. Overnight.
Day 5: Gangtok – Changu Lake
Breakfast. Depart for a full day excursion to Changu Lake, 35 km from Gangtok at an altitude of 12,400 feet. The lake is fed by melting snow of the surrounding mountains. Legends say that lamas could forecast the future by studying the color of the lake's waters. Also visit Baba Mandir. Return to Gangtok for overnight.
Day 6: Gangtok – Bagdogra / NJP (125 km / 4 hrs)
Breakfast. Drive to Bagdogra / NJP in time for your flight / train.
Standard package: per person sharing a double room
Double room Extra person Child without extra bed (5 - 10 years)
Rs. 21,452 Rs. 3,844 Rs. 2,142


City Hotel
Darjeeling Hill Crown Retreat / similar
Gangtok Comfort Inn / similar
Pelling Aryan Regency / similar
Deluxe package: per person sharing a double room
Double room Extra person Child without extra bed (5 - 10 years)
Rs. 25,544 Rs. 4,165 Rs. 2,142


City Hotel
Darjeeling White Yak / Golden Dolma / Dip Palace
Gangtok Tashi Palace / similar
Pelling Golden Sunrise / Tashi Gang
Note:
  • Local sightseeing in Gangtok will be by non AC Maruti van for all categories of hotels as per the regulation of the local transport associations.
  • Local sightseeing in Pelling will be by non AC Jeeps / Tata Sumos as per the regulation of the local transport associations.
Include:
  • Accommodation on double sharing basis with breakfast.
  • Transportation by appropriate Non AC vehicles as per itineraries and package.
  • All parking charges and road taxes, toll taxes.
Exclude:
  • Any airfare / train fare.
  • Expenses of personal nature like medical expenses, phone calls, etc.
  • Entry fees at monuments and guide services.
  • Service tax 9%.
Note:
  • All the hotels are subject to availability.
  • Prices valid for those residing in India. Non Residents / overseas guests are requested to contact us.