Hills of the East
About The Tour
6 night accommodation in well-appointed rooms as mentioned above hotels or equivalent
Assistance at the airport
All transfers & Sightseeing as per itinerary by AC Luxury Vehicle (Scorpio / Xylo) which will not be at disposal and will be exclusively used for the guest as per the itinerary only (on point to point basis).
AC of this vehicle will only operate in plain & not in hills.
Drivers allowances, toll taxes and Govt. Service Tax
Air tickets, airport taxes and Visa fee for foreign nationals
Visit of Nathula Pass and Mirik
Cost for supplementary service, optional Tours, Up-gradation Charges, Guide, Sightseeing entrance fees.
Toy Train ride in Darjeeling: (Darjeeling to Ghum & back to Darjeeling) Steam Engine – INR 1,800* per person Diesel Engine – INR 1,000* per person
Entrance fee at Monuments as per the itinerary - INR 600 per person – Except Darjeeling & Gangtok Rope way cost
Gangtok Cable car ride will be INR 200* per person
Darjeeling Cable car ride will be INR 300* per person
Guide service as per the itinerary
Items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides / drivers etc.
Camera / Video camera fees applicable at monument
Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
Arrival in Bagdogra & Drive to Gangtok (130 Kms / 04 to 05 Hrs.)Meet our representative upon arrival in Bagdogra and proceed to Gangtok - Gangtok is the capital of the mountainous northern Indian state of Sikkim. Established as a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the 1840s, the city became capital of an independent monarchy after British rule ended, but joined India in 1975. Today, it remains a Tibetan Buddhist center and a base for hikers organizing permits and transport for treks through Sikkim’s Himalayan mountain ranges. After reaching, check-in at the hotel for overnight stay in Gangtok.
Sightseeing of GangtokAfter breakfast, in the morning, start for excursion to Tshangu Lake (12400Ft / 3780 Mts / 43Kms in 3Hrs one way from Gangtok) & Baba Mandir (13100Ft / 3994 Mts / 16Kms in 1Hrs one way from Tshangu Lake. Situated at a height of 12400Ft / 3780 Mts / 43Kms in 3Hrs one way, with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the Lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. Back to Gangtok and Overnight at Hotel in Gangtok.
Half Day Sightseeing I Drive to Pelling (116 Kms / 05 to 06 Hrs.)Morning Go for a half day sightseeing covering Jhakri Water Falls along with Do-rul Chhorten, Research Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday), Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom (Closed on Sunday) and Flower Show. Afternoon transfer to Pelling (5500 Ft / 1675 Mts). Check in and Overnight at Hotel in Pelling.
Excursion to YUKSOMAfter breakfast we drive to Yuksom (5840 Ft / 1780 Mts, 35 Kms / 02 Hrs.) on way panoramic sightseeing of Darap Village, Rimbi Water fall & Hydro Project, Khecheopalri Lake (6000 Ft / 1829 Mts) it is one of the sacred Buddhist mountain lake and it is believed that whatever is wished in front of the lake comes true. Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird & Kanchenjunga Water fall. A further drive takes you to Yuksom (the meeting place of three monks) - the first capital of Sikkim. ThisHills of the East06 Nights / 07 Days 2N Gangtok – 2N Pelling – 2N Darjeelingwas the place where the first Chogyal (a ruling dynasty in Sikkim) was crowned. Evening back to Pelling and Overnight at Hotel.
Pelling – Darjeeling (125 Kms / 05 to 06 Hrs)After breakfast transfer to Darjeeling (6710 Ft / 2046 Mts). Check in and Overnight at Hotel. Arrive and check-in to your hotel. Overnight at Darjeeling.
Sightseeing of DarjeelingEarly morning tour to Tiger Hills (8482 Ft / 2586 Mts at around 4 AM) to view sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather). On way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop. After breakfast go for a half-day sightseeing of Japanese Temple, Peace pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Darjeeling Ropeway Ride (Ticket cost not included & will be approx INR 180.00 per person) Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (Closed on Sunday) & panoramic view of Tea Estate. Overnight at Hotel.
Drive to Bagdogra (100 kms / approx. 03 to 04 Hrs.)After breakfast, you will be transferred to Bagdogra airport for return flight back home.
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