Day 01: Arrive Bagdogra Airport – Darjeeling
Arrive Bagdogra Airport & transfer to Darjeeling (98 kms in 3 hrs), the Queen of the Hills. On arrival check in to hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day 02: Darjeeling Sightseeing
Early Morning at 4:00 am drive to Tiger hill to watch the sunrise over Mt. Kanchenjunga (28,208 ft. Worlds 3rd highest peak), on your way back visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Japanese Temple and Peace Pagoda (4 hrs from 9.00 to 13.00 hrs). Free evening. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Note : Optional Evening (4PM - 6 PM) Toy Train Joy Ride can be done on this day at an additional cost.
Day 03: Darjeeling - Gangtok Local Sightseeing (115 kms / 4 hrs)
After breakfast transfer to Gangtok (5,410 ft.), Capital of Sikkim. Half day trip of Gangtok city covering Banjhakri Falls / Bakthang Falls, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre (Sunday Closed), Flower show, Dro-dul Chorten & Institute of Tibetology (Sunday Closed). Check in to hotel. Free evening. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 04: Excursion to Changu Lake & Baba Mandir (Alternative Sightseeing – Namch Excursion)
After breakfast start for an excursion to Changu Lake (12,312 ft.) & Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms from Gangtok city each way (Starts 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM). Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Optional tour to Nathula Pass (Alt 14000Ft.) on China Border can also be arranged (Except Mon, Tue) for Indian Nationals only at an additional cost & documents required 7 days prior to departure for Nathula pass. Please note Nathula Pass permits are issued on the day of travel only as per availability and once the permit is issued the amount will be nonrefundable.
Day 05: Gangtok – NJP Railway Station /Bagdogra Airport (120 kms in 4-5 hrs)
After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport for your onward journey. Tour ends.