Watch the sunrise at Tiger Hill, hike down to Tsomgo Lake, chill out on the stunning viewpoints, seek blessing of God at the Siddheshwar Dham, admire the stunning view of Mt Kanchenjunga from Singla Check post, experience Sikkimese hospitality, relish the some flavoursome tea, explore Tibetian monasteries, all this and much more can be experienced in this special customized travel packages for Sikkim. Travel through the off beaten trail, to witness the highlights of the Eastern Himalaya by purchasing this holiday package. Flagged off from Mirik, tour will allow you to explore Darjeeling, Pelling, Gangtok, and Kalimpong in just nine days. You will also visit Mirik, an offbeat hill station of West Bengal, which is famed for its undulating carpet of tea estates, orange orchards, cardamom plantations and forests of tall, dark Japanese cedars.
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NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport – Mirik (55 km / 2 hrs)
On arrival at Bagdogra airport/ Jalpaiguri railway station, meet our representatives and straight away drive to Mirik. Located at an elevation of 2050m, Mirik is listed amongst the most popular places to visit in West Bengal. Upon arrival at Mirik, you will be transferred to the hotel to take ample rest. The evening will be free for leisure; you can indulge in shopping or can go for boating at the Sumendu Lake. Dinner and overnight stay at Mirik hotel.
Mirik – Darjeeling (49 km / 2 hrs)
Today, post a hearty meal, en route to Darjeeling (6,950 ft.) by touching the Indo-Nepal Border. On arrival in Darjeeling, you will be transferred to a hotel and rest of the day will be free for leisure. Stay and dinner at Darjeeling hotel.
Early morning, you will drive to Tiger Hill (8,400 feet), from where you can watch the stunning sun rising above the horizon over the Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 feet), world's third largest peak. On your way back from Tiger Hill, you will be visiting other attractions of Darjeeling like Ghum Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast, visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre, Tea Garden, Ropeway, and Japanese Temple. The evening will be free for leisure. Also, you may go shopping and pick some tea and Tibetan artefacts. Dinner and overnight stay at Darjeeling hotel.
Darjeeling – Pelling (80 Kms / 4 hrs)
After breakfast transfer to Pelling (6,950 ft.) via Singla Check post, which is famed for offering the stunning view of Mt Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world. From the check post, Kanchenjunga looks gigantic. On arrival check-in to Pelling hotel & rest of the day free for leisure. Overnight stay and dinner at the hotel.
Early morning, treat yourself to the beautiful view of mountains. In the first half of the day, you will be visiting Darap village, Rimbi water Falls, Khecheopalri Lake & Khangchendzongha waterfalls. Then in the second half, you will visit Pemayangtse Monastery (one of the oldest monasteries in Sikkim), Rabdentse Ruins, and New Helipad Ground. Dinner and overnight stay at Pelling hotel.
Pelling – Gangtok (150 km / 5 hrs) via Chardham
On the sixth day, check out from the hotel and travel to Gangtok via Namchi. To ease your strenuous journey, you will enjoy a stopover at Temi Tea Garden, Samdruptse & Siddheshwar Dham (Chardham). At the Temi Tea Garden, you can see the production of tea and indulge tea tasting session too. Then you will visit the Siddheshwar Dham (Chardham) where you can see a replica of all the 12 Jyotirlingas and four Dhams and 108 feet high statue of Lord Shiva. Also, you will see the tallest statue of Padmasambhava in India at the Samdruptse Hill. After this short sightseeing tour, continue your ride to Gangtok. Upon arrival at Gangtok, check in the hotel for overnight stay and dinner.
Gangtok Local Sightseeing
In the morning, after breakfast, you will be visiting Gangtok (5,500 feet), Sikkim's modern capital. On arrival at Gangtok, check-in to the hotel. As per the itinerary, today you will be visiting Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Flower show, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Institute of Tibetology, Dro-dul Chorten, Enchey Monastery & Banjakhri Falls. View of the mighty Kanchenjunga from the Tashi View Point is something you will not forget throughout your life. From Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, shopaholics can pick some carpets, traditional motifs, blankets, shawls (in Lepcha weaves), 'thangka' paintings, graceful 'Choktse' (hand carved foldable tables), hand-painted masks, dolls and many other objects. You will also visit Enchey Monastery, which is considered sanctified because it is believed that the protecting deities, Khangchendzonga and Yabdean reside in this monastery. Afterwards, return to the hotel with your heavy shopping baggage for dinner and stay.
Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
After breakfast, you will visit Tsomgo Lake (12,400 feet), a high-altitude lake that is sacred to both Hindus and Buddhist. According to the legends, Buddhist used to monks study the colour of lake's water to predict the future. Thereupon, you visit the Baba Mandir, which is approximately 55 km from Gangtok. Baba Mandir in made in the honours of Harbhajan Singh (also revered as the Hero of Nathula) was an Indian army soldier who died in 1968 near the Nathu La. Later continue to drive to Gangtok hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
P.S.: In the case of a landslide, Tsomgo Lake will remain closed, but a visit to the alternate place will be provided.
Gangtok – Kalimpong (75 km / 3 hrs) Sightseeing
This morning after breakfast, drive to Kalimpong via Lava. Situated at an altitude of 2350 m above the sea level, Lava is serene little township and a must visit to see the wonders of nature. Upon arrival at Kalimpong, you will be transferred to a pre-booked comfortable hotel. After enjoying a short break at Lava, continue your ride towards Kalimpong. Upon arrival at Kalimpong, you will be transfered to a hotel. Relax for a while and get ready for the city sightseeing tour. In the second half of the day, you will go for a city sightseeing tour and uncover its prime attractions like Mangal Dham, Deolo Hills, Dr Graham's Home, Golf Garden, Durpin Dara Hill & Pine View Nursery back to the hotel. After the sightseeing tour, return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Kalimpong – NJP Rly Station / IXB airport (75 kms / 3 hrs)
After a lavish rest, get up in Morning for breakfast. After concluding your meal, pack your bags as your ride awaits. Get your ride back to Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB). Return home with cherished memories of North Sikkim tour.
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