SIKKIM

SIKKIM has a very rough topography due to which there are very less flat lands in Sikkim. The rivers and mountains are the main physical features that define the boundaries of the state of Sikkim with its neighbouring countries. Besides the rivers and mountains, the glaciers, mountain passes, lakes, hot springs and waterfalls are also found in this region. The Kanchenjunga mountain, one of the highest mountain peak in the world is also situated in Sikkim. The Yumthang hot springs are the famous hot springs located in Sikkim. These hot springs are rich in Sulphur content and have high medicinal value. Gurudogmar, Cholamu, Changu, Bidang Cho, Menmecho, Kechopari are some of the lakes which are also found in Sikkim.

SHADOW OF KANCHANJUNGA

6 Nights 7 Days

Day - 01 – Arrival Bagdogar & Drive to Darjeeling: –

On Arrival Bagdogra Airport . Meet our representative & transfer to Darjeeling (100 Kilometers, 4 hours) – Situated at an elevation of 2123 meters / 70001 feet, the land of breathtaking beauty, amidst rolling tea gardens, crowned by the majestic Himalayas – This international destination is popularly known as the Queen of the hills - Jewel in the crown of the Eastern Himalayas with mesmerizing beauty offers spectacular views of the Mount Everest, Mount Kanchendzonga and the rest of spectacular Himalayan range - Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is one more attraction – Reach Darjeeling and check into the hotel - In the evening one is free to stroll around Mall / local market - Over night stay at Darjeeling

Day - 02 - Sightseeing of Darjeeling: –

At about 3:40 AM drive to Tiger Hills, Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop, War Memorial – Back to hotel for breakfast – An hour rest and again the second round of Sightseeing - Tenzing Rock, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Lebong Race course, Ropeway, Gorkha Stadium, Gorkha handicraft, Tibetans Refugee center, Tea garden - lunch at hotel or on the way - Japanese Peace Pagoda, Natural History Museum, Ava Art Gallery, Lal Kothi, rock garden and Ganga Maiya Park bare sightseeing spot and can be visited as per the days program – Sightseeing places are dynamically set depending upon the road condition and time factors – it is not possible to visit all the places but the important ones are covered for the satisfaction of guest – Evening free to roam around the any of the hundred nurseries or the Local market area - Overnight stay at Darjeeling

Day - 03 – Darjeeling to Gangtok:–

Morning breakfast and check out of the hotel – Drive nearly 108 kilometers, 4 hours drive - Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim the 22nd state of India – The diversity is from tranquility to adventure, land of monastery, mystic rituals & festivals at an height of 1670 meters / 5480 feet and is the most visited spot of India - It is one of the most beautiful town with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids and butterflies – One of the peaceful city of India where one can roam around carefree till midnight – Plucking Orchids or catching butterflies is a crime in this state of India - Check into hotel - Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok

Day – 04 - Gangtok Local Sightseeing:–

Early Morning breakfast - After breakfast drive for the city tour of Gangtok – Sightseeing will be the day covering part of the day hence the drive will be easy and comfortable - Visit to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, Rumtek Monastery, one of the finest monastery where His holy Dalai Lama stayed for some time, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok and other view Point, etc – Gangtok sightseeing is for 3 ½ to 4 hours – There are few optional sightseeing like Ban Jhakri Fall / Ranka Monastery with additional cost payable to the Vehicle owner on spot - Back to hotel – Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok

Day -05:-Gangtok - Tsomgo Lake – Gangtok:-

Visit Tsomgo lake. Also visit the Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. (In case of Tsomgo lake not accessible we will visit the Sampdruptse Stupa at Namachi village - Namchi, meaning 'Sky High', nestled among the hills at an elevation of 5,500 ft commands panoramic view of the snow-capped mountains and vast stretches of valley. Evening back to the hotel in Gangtok.

Day - 06 – Gangtok to Kalimpong and half day sightseeing:-

85 kilometers nearly -3 hour’s drive – Early morning breakfast and drive to Kalimpong -Kalimpong situated on the foothills of the Himalayas is a green destination at an altitude of 1243 meters / 4078 feet - It is a historical destinations with bustling market, colorful people and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range - The scenic beauty on the way are beautiful and there are lot of shops selling antics and local handicraft worth buying – Reach Kalimpong by 12 Noon – Check into hotel - Drive for sightseeing tour through scenic road to Forest Museum (Closed On Thursday), Deolo / Dello Hill, Hanuman Mandir, Dr Graham Homes, Durbin Monastery, Mangaldham, Pine View Nurseries (Cactus Only) - Back to Kalimpong Hotel – Evening free to roam around the any of the hundred nurseries or the Local market area - Overnight stay at Kalimpong

Day 07:- Kalimpong - Bagdogra

Morning timely transfer to Bagdogra airport / siliguri railway station ,which is 80 kms drive . On arrival board the flight for your own destination

GOLDEN SHADOW OF KANCHANJUNGA

8Nights &9Days

(KALIMPONG 1 NT + GANGTOK 3 NT + PELLING 2 NT + DARJEELING 2 NT)

DAY 01 ;-BAGDOGRA AIRPORT / NJP RAILWAY STATION - KALIMPONG (Approx - 75 kms 3 hrs)

Assistance on arrival at Bagdogra Airport / NJP Railway Station and transfer to Kalimpong. Check-in to your hotel on arrival. Rest of the day free. Overnight in Kalimpong.

DAY 02;- KALIMPONG SIGHTSEEING -GANGTOK (Approx - 80 Kms 3 hrs)

Post breakfast embark on a sightseeing tour of Kalimpong covering - Mangal Dham, Deolo Hill, Dr. Graham’s Home, Durbin Dara Monastery & View point, Cactus / Orchid Nursery. Return to hotel. Post lunch take the transfer to Gangtok- “The Capital of Sikkim”. Check-in to your hotel on arrival. Overnight in Gangtok.

DAY 03;- GANGTOK SIGHTSEEING (Approx – 52 kms)

Post breakfast embark on an excursion trip to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) & Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial (13200 ft). Overnight in Gangtok.

DAY 04;- GANGTOK SIGHTSEEING

After breakfast embark on a half day local sightseeing tour of Gangtok covering Enchey Monastery, Jhakri Waterfalls, Handicraft Centre, and Flower Show. Overnight in Gangtok.

DAY 05;-GANGTOK --PELLING (Approx – 135 Kms 5 hrs)

After breakfast take the transfer to Pelling (6200 ft.). On the way visit Ravongla with a short Tea break. Check-in to your hotel on arrival. Rest of the day free or at own. Overnight in Pelling.

DAY 06;- PELLING SIGHTSEEING

After breakfast embark on a sightseeing tour of Pelling covering - Darap Valley, Rimbi Water Falls, Rock Garden, Kanchenjunga Falls, Khachoedpalri Lake. Return to hotel. Post lunch continue sightseeing tour covering - Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins, Helipad Ground. Evening free or at own. Overnight in Pelling.

DAY 07;- PELLING - DARJEELING (7100 ft.) (Approx - 120 Kms 4 hrs).

After breakfast take the transfer to Darjeeling. ‘The Queen of the Hills’. Check-in to your hotel on arrival. Rest of the day free or can be spent at the Mall (Chowrastha). Overnight in Darjeeling.

DAY 08;- DARJEELING SIGHTSEEING

Early Morning (at 04:00 am) visit to Tiger hill to watch the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzonga (28,208 ft. Worlds third highest peak), on your way back we see Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast embark on a sightseeing tour of Darjeeling covering - Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (closed on Thursday), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee selfhelp Centre (closed on Sunday), Tea Garden (outer view). Evening free or can be spent at the mall (Chowrastha). Overnight in Darjeeling.

DAY 09;- DARJEELING -BAGDOGRA AIRPORT /NJP RAILWAY STATION (Approx - 80 kms 3 hrs)

Post breakfast take the departure transfer to Bagdogra Airport / NJP Railway Station for your onward journey.

ROYAL SIKKIM WITH VALLEY OF FLOWERS

10Nights &11Days

(KALIMPONG 1 NT + GANGTOK 2 NT + 02 NT LACHUNG+PELLING 2 NT + DARJEELING 3 NT )

DAY 01 ;-BAGDOGRA AIRPORT / NJP RAILWAY STATION - KALIMPONG

Assistance on arrival at Bagdogra Airport / NJP Railway Station and transfer to Kalimpong. Check-in to your hotel on arrival. Rest of the day free. Overnight in Kalimpong.

DAY 02;- KALIMPONG SIGHTSEEING -GANGTOK (Approx - 80 Kms 3 hrs)

Post breakfast embark on a sightseeing tour of Kalimpong covering - Mangal Dham, Deolo Hill, Dr. Graham’s Home, Durbin Dara Monastery & View point, Cactus / Orchid Nursery. Return to hotel. Post lunch take the transfer to Gangtok- “The Capital of Sikkim”. Check-in to your hotel on arrival. Overnight in Gangtok.

DAY 03 : GANGTOK - LACHUNG (ABOUT 125 KMS / 6 HRS) :

After breakfast drive to Lachung (altitude 8800 ft) for about 6 hours. Enroute visit Singhik View point, Seven Sisters Water Falls, Naga Water Falls. Stop on way for lunch. Reach Lachung by evening. Dinner at hotel. Overnight halt at Lachung hotel.

DAY 04 : LACHUNG -YUMTHANG EXCURSION (24 KM. & 11,800 FT): --

Early Morning after breakfast drive for 24 km to Yumthang-valley (known as Valley of Flowers), Yumthang is the summer grazing ground of the Yaks & winter playgrounds of Yetis. On the way back visit Hot Spring considered to have medicinal properties. Back to hotel for lunch. Afternoon free to stroll around Lachung village. Dinner at Hotel . Overnight at hotel at Lachung.

DAY 05 : LACHUNG- GANGTOK (ABOUT 125 KMS/6 HRS)

After breakfast drive for Gangtok , enroute witness the Beautification of the wonderful Bheema & Twin Falls. On arrival at check-in to your hotel at Gangtok .Evening free to explore the mall road , you feel your self in foreign country , Overnight in Gangtok.

DAY 06 ;-GANGTOK --PELLING (Approx – 135 Kms 5 hrs)

After breakfast take the transfer to Pelling (6200 ft.). On the way visit Ravongla with a short Tea break. Check-in to your hotel on arrival. Rest of the day free or at own. Overnight in Pelling.

DAY 07 ;- PELLING SIGHTSEEING

After breakfast embark on a sightseeing tour of Pelling covering - Darap Valley, Rimbi Water Falls, Rock Garden, Kanchenjunga Falls, Khachoedpalri Lake. Return to hotel. Post lunch continue sightseeing tour covering - Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse Ruins, Helipad Ground. Evening free or at own. Overnight in Pelling.

DAY 08 ;- PELLING - DARJEELING (7100 ft.) (Approx - 120 Kms 4 hrs).

After breakfast take the transfer to Darjeeling. ‘The Queen of the Hills’. Check-in to your hotel on arrival. Rest of the day free or can be spent at the Mall (Chowrastha). Overnight in Darjeeling.

DAY 09 ;- DARJEELING TOY TRAIN RIDE

Morning after breakfast proceed for Joy ride (toy train ride ) and evening rope way , Evening free for leisure of your own , you can explore famous mall road , market & natural beauty of Darjeeling . Overnight in Hotel.

DAY 10 ;- DARJEELING SIGHTSEEING

Early Morning (at 04:00 am) visit to Tiger hill to watch the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzonga (28,208 ft. Worlds third highest peak), on your way back we see Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast embark on a sightseeing tour of Darjeeling covering - Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (closed on Thursday), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee selfhelp Centre (closed on Sunday), Tea Garden (outer view). Evening free or can be spent at the mall (Chowrastha). Overnight in Darjeeling.

DAY 11;- DARJEELING - BAGDOGRA AIRPORT /NJP RAILWAY STATION

Morning after breakfast free for leisure Check out the hotel and transfer to NJP Railway/Bagdogra air port for your onward journey .