Day 1: Delhi
Around midnight arrival in
Delhi. The cosmopolitan city and capital Delhi is the main gateway for travellers. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative and transferred to the hotel.
2: Delhi - Bagdogra (by air) - Darjeeling
In the morning we drive to the airport for the flight to
Bagdogra. After the arrival in Bagdogra
we proceed north of the state through the coniferous forests and
terraced tea gardens to Darjeeling. Darjeeling (place of the
thunderbolt) has spectacular scenery. Due to its altitude of 2134 m
and soothing temperature in summers Darjeeling has become a famous
hill resort in India. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the
hotel in Darjeeling. In the evening enjoy the beautiful surroundings
Very early in the morning we drive to Tiger Hill (around 11 km) to enjoy the sunrise. Tiger Hill (2590 m) is the highest point in this area. There is a breathtaking view of the sunrise on the
Mount Everest (8842 m) is also visible on a clear day. The moments of sunrise from Tiger Hill are described by most of the visitors as unforgettable. After viewing the Tiger Hill we
visit the Yiga Choling monastery, built in 1850. It has the 14ft. Maitriya
Buddha statue. After visiting monastery drive back to the hotel. After having breakfast we visit the institute of
Mountaineering where we get the detailed information about the
natural surrounding and the habitants of this area and Zoological
Park where you can see the rare Himalayan animals like the Snow leopard,
Tibetan Wolf, Himalayan Black Bear, Red Panda, Siberian Tiger etc.
4: Darjeeling - Pemayangtse
Today we leave the state of West Bengal and drive through the forests and tea gardens to Pemayangtse (The perfect Sublime Lotus) in Sikkim.
Sikkim is the second smallest state in India. Sikkim, in the East Himalayas is sandwiched between Nepal to its west and
Bhutan to its east. Sikkim
has so rich of flora, fauna and a diverse ethnic and cultural
population as no other state in India.
5: Pemayangtse - Gangtok
Today after having breakfast we visit the headquarter of the Nyingama sect in
Pemayangtse and drive to Gangtok.
Today we have full day sightseeing in Gangtok. In Gangtok,
we will visit the Rumtek Monastery, Tibetology Institute, Enchey Monastery and
Bazaar. After having sightseeing in Gangtok, drive back to
monastery is believed to be 200
years old. The monks of this monastery belong to the Mahayana
Buddhism. The unique
Research Institute of Tibetology is
situated on a hilltop which was established in 1958 to promote research on
Mahayana Buddhism. Here we will see the biggest collection of
Tibetan scripts and an excellent collection of rare Tankhas, bronze
and cult objects.
6: Gangtok - Rangpoo
Today we drive from Gangtok to Rangpoo.
7: Rangpoo - Teesta
After having breakfast we enjoy river rafting from Rangpoo to
8: Teesta - Kalimpong - Teesta
Today we drive to Kalimpong and enjoy sightseeing. Later we drive back to Teesta.
9: Teesta - Siliguri
After having breakfast we enjoy river rafting from Teesta to
and then drive to
10: Siliguri - Bagdogra - Delhi
In the morning we drive from Siliguri to Bagdogra airport to catch
the flight to Delhi. In the evening arrive in Delhi.
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Accommodation in double rooms on twin sharing basis with bath and WC
Services of qualified local guides (English speaking
or languages of your choice)
at every place of sightseeing.
Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo
All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an
air-conditioned Car with
Any Kind of Personal Expenses such as Tips, Laundry, Telephone Bills
Camera Fees (Still or Movie).
Any Flight Charges.
We always look forward for any changes in the itinerary as wished
by you for your