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Glimps Of Himalayas

glimps of himaya


Tour Details

The tour takes you to explore the jewels of the North East. From Bagdogra airport you will be taken to Kalingpong to admire its natural beauty and from there to Gangtok, the beautiful capital of the scenic state of Sikkim. Spend time exploring the markets, Buddhist monasteries with prayer flags fluttering peacefully in the gentle breeze. Also enjoy an excursion to the Tshangu Lake and see the Indo-China border. The tour then takes you to Darjeeling, in West Bengal, where you can spend time in the world-famous tea gardens and view the towering peaks of the Kanchenjunga Mountains.

Itinerary

Day – 1 (ARRIVAL BAGDOGRA – KALIMPONG)

On arrival at Bagdogra Airport, (500Ft / 150Mts) you will meet by our local representative who will assist you to board your vehicle to Kalimpong (3937 Ft / 1200 Mts, 75 Kms / 03 Hrs). Overnight at Hotel.

Day – 2 (KALIMPONG – GANGTOK)

Today morning you visit Dello hills, Dr. Graham’s Home, Flower, Durbin Dara Hills & Jang – Dong – Palriffo Brang monastery. Afternoon transfer to Gangtok (5500 Ft /1677 Mts, 85 Kms / 03 Hrs). Check In and Overnight at Hotel.

Day – 3 (GANGTOK)

Go for a half day sightseeing covering Rumtek Monastery OR Jhakri Water Falls along with Droul Chorthen, Research Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom, Flower Show. Overnight at Hotel.

Day – 4 (GANGTOK)

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 – 5 (GANGTOK – DARJEELING)

Transfer to Darjeeling (7380 Ft / 2250 Mts, 115 Kms / 04 Hrs). Overnight at Hotel.

Day – 6 (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 (Closed on Thursday), Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (Closed on Sunday) & Tea Estate OR visit to Rock Garden & Ganga Maya Lake. Overnight at Hotel.

Day – 7 (BAGDOGRA)

Transfer to Bagdogra (110 Kms / 04 Hrs) for your onward connection.