Darjeeling, the quaint hill station located in the northern part of West Bengal is undoubtedly one of our favourite destinations of all times. To be honest, we can never get enough of Darjeeling. A land of breathtaking beauty surrounded by rolling green tea plantations along with the majestic Kanchenjunga ranges towering above the skyline has earned it the moniker of Queen of Hills
On arrival at New Jalpaiguri Junction Railway Station (Siliguri)/ Bagdogra Airport (Siliguri), you will meet the tour guide, who will accompany you throughout the journey. From your airport/railway station in Siliguri, you will embark on a 75 km journey to reach Darjeeling. Upon arrival at Darjeeling, you will be transferred to a pre-booked comfortable hotel for overnight stay and dinner.
Early morning, you will drive to Tiger Hill (8,400 ft.), from where you can watch the stunning sun rising above the horizon over the Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 ft), 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 (Sunday closed), Tea Garden, Ropeway and Japanese Temple. The evening will be free for leisure. Also, you may go shopping and pick some tea and Tibetan artifacts. Dinner and overnight stay at Darjeeling hotel.
On the third day, you will go for a 4-hour drive to reach Gangtok (5,500 ft.), the capital city of Sikkim. After enjoying the beautiful ride through the tea plantations and mountains to reach Gangtok, you will be transferred to a hotel. Today, you will be going for the city sightseeing tour, which includes places like Flower show, Cottage Industry, and Handicraft Centre, Institute of Tibetology, Dro-dul Chorten, Enchey Monastery & Banjakhri Falls. Stay and dinner at Gangtok Hotel.
Kickstart your day with a hearty meal as today is going to be a fun day. According to your pre-decided schedule, you will be visiting Tsomgo Lake (12,400 Feet), a high-altitude lake that is sacred to both Hindus and Buddhist. After spending few minutes at the lake, you will visit the Baba Mandir (13,200 Feet). Dinner and Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Post breakfast, check out from the hotel in Gangtok and embark on a 103 km long drive to reach Lachung, a small town located in North Sikkim. On your journey, from Sikkim to Lachung, you will enjoy a stopover at Naga Waterfall, Confluence of Lachen Chu (River) & Lachung Chu (River) at Chungthang and Bhim Nala Waterfall. After a refreshing stop, continue your ride towards Lachun. Dinner and overnight stay at Lachung hotel.
On the sixth day of your expedition, you will be visiting the Yumthang Valley, which is also known as the valley of flowers. On your way back to the hotel, you will be visiting a hot spring, where taking bath is considered as good because the water contains medicinal properties. Stay and dinner at the Lachung hotel.
Post breakfast, drive back to Gangtok. On the way, if the weather is clear you may get to see Mighty Khangchendzonga from Singhik viewpoint. On arrival at Gangtok, you will check-in to your hotel. Evenings will be free for leisure. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
After breakfast drive to Bagdogra Airport or NJP railway station for reaching your onward destination.