Arrival at IXB ( Bagdogra ) , you will be met by our driver , who will transfer you to Darjeeling (100 Kms / 03 to 04 Hrs)
Arrival at Darjeeling and rest of the evening at leisure after the long journey.
Day 02, FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING OF DARJEELING:
Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (8364 Ft / 2550 Mts at around 4 AM) to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather). On way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop. After breakfast go for a half-day sight seeing of Japanese Temple, Peace pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute , Darjeeling Ropeway Ride (Ticket cost not included & will be approx INR 180.00 per person) Tenzing & Gombu Rock, & panoramic view of Tea Estate. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03, MIRIK & PASHUPATI:
After breakfast transfer to Mirik (5800 Ft / 1768 Mts / 50 Kms / 02 Hrs one way). Full day excursion of Pashupati Nagar (Indo-Nepal border) for shopping & Mirik Lake (Horse riding & Boat is available around the lake on direct payment basis). Evening back to Darjeeling and Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04, DARJEELING TO PELLING:
After breakfast , you will leave for Pelling (7380 Ft / 2250 Mts, 125 Kms / 05 to 06 Hrs). Overnight at Hotel.
Rest of the evening at leisure after the long drive .
Day 05, FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING OF PELLING:
After breakfast we take you for a full day sightseeing of Pelling (5840 Ft / 1780 Mts, 35 Kms / 02 Hrs) on way panoramic sightseeing of Darap Village, Rimbi Water fall , 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 & Kanchanjunga Water fall. A further drive takes you to Yuksom (the meeting place of three monks) - the first capital of Sikkim. This was the place where the first Chogyal (a ruling dynasty in Sikkim) was crowned. Evening Back to Pelling and Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06, PELLING TO GANGTOK VIA NAMCHI SIGHTSEEING:
After breakfast, transfer to Gangtok via Namchi sightseeing NAMCHI
Namchi, meaning ‘Sky High’, nestled among the hills at an elevation of 4400 ft, commands a panoramic view of the snow-capped mountains and vast stretches of valley. It is about 78 kms from Gangtok and 100 kms Siliguri. With important tourism projects down the line, Namchi is fast picking up us an important destination.
SIDDHESHVARA DHAM, SOLOPHOK
Located about 5 kms from Namchi on top of the Solophok Hill Siddheshvara Dham is a unique pilgrim Centre. The entire complex is divided into four main elements (1) A 108’ tall statue of lord Shiva with 12 jyotirlingas (2) Replicas of four Dham, Badrinath, jaganath and Dwarka dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Rameshwar to Lord Shiva (3) Sai Baba Temple and (4) Krateswar Statue Beside Nandi Bull, Sai Dwar, Sai Temple, Kirat Dwar Shiv Dwar all offer one platform for Guru Padmasambhava in the world.
72 kms from Gangtok near Namchi in South Sikkim is Samdruptse which means “The Wish Fulfilling Hill”. A 135 ft. state of Guru Padmasambhava is installed at the top of Samdruptse. His Holiness the Dalai Lama Laid Foundation stone of the statue on 22.10.1997. It is said to be the statue of Guru Padmasambhava in the world.
Day 07, GANGTOK:
Go for a full day sightseeing covering Rumtek Monastery, Jhakri Water Fall, Droul Chorthen, Research Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom, Flower Show, Hanuman Tok, Tashi View point. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08, TSONGO LAKE + BABA MANDIR:
After breakfast, in the morning, start for excursion to 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.
Day 09, DEPARTURES:
After breakfast, you will be transferred to IXB airport to catch your onward flight.