Darjeeling – The Queen of Hills
Nothing spells beauty and tranquility better than Darjeeling. Famed as the queen of hills, Darjeeling is among the must visit tourist destinations in north east India. At Tour My India, we have crafted a customized Darjeeling holiday package that allows you to explore the splendors of this place. From the sunrise at Tiger Hill to the afternoon excursion to the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, this package covers it all. Further, we also take you to a wonderful nearby attractions - Mirik Town, for making the tour more memorable.
Day 01: Arrive NJP / Bagdogra - Darjeeling (About 90 kms / 03 hrs drive)
As you arrive at New Jalpaiguri railway station or Bagdogra airport, our representative will be waiting for your pick up. We will then leave for the Queen of Hills – Darjeeling. Our hill journey to Darjeeling will pass through numerous green tea gardens that provide a breathtaking sight of the place. On reaching, transfer to a hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Darjeeling
Get up early to sunrise from the Tiger Hill. We will be leaving the hotel around 04.00 am for covering the 10 kms distance to reach the Tiger Hill. Upon reaching enjoy the panoramic views of sunrise from Mount Everest along with Kangchenjunga from the observation deck.
Later return to Darjeeling, on the way back we will be visiting Ghoom Monastery. Built in 1857, the monastery established by Lama Sherab Gyatso. The monastery follows the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism, and here you will find a 15 ft high statue of future Buddha.
Return to Darjeeling via Batasia Loop. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel, fresh-n-up and enjoy tasty breakfast.
Post breakfast we will have an excursion around the hill city visiting the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. It was established in 1954 and is one of the renowned mountaineering institutes of the world. Later, we will be visiting the P.N. Zoological Park, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Centre, Japanese Temple and Tea Garden. Return to the hotel for spending evening in leisure, followed by a comfy overnight stay.
Day 03: Darjeeling - Mirik Excursion - Darjeeling
After breakfast, we will proceed for an excursion to Mirik Town. The town of Mirik is nestled in forest hills at an altitude of 5800 ft. The Sumendu Lake is the main attraction of Mirik. It is surrounded by beautiful pine trees, orange orchards and tea estates. Enjoy boating in the lake and admire the beauty of nature.
One can also stroll through the Pasupati Market. Later, return to the hotel in Darjeeling. In the evening you are free to stroll through the mall. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 04: Darjeeling – NJP / Bagdogra (100 kms / 03 hrs drive)
In the morning after having breakfast, leave for NJP or Bagdogra for onward destinations.
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