Head on an exploration of the heights of beauty of the Himalayas' eastern part. Avail the Eastern Himalayas tour package to discover the unsurpassing thrill of the mountain peaks, lakes and towns such as Gangtok and Darjeeling. Included in this Gangtok tour package is the visit to Mt. Kangchengjunga, the world's third highest peak, and Darjeeling, famous for its tea gardens. Avail this Himalayas and Gangtok tour package for an exciting trip to Gangtok and Darjeeling.
You will arrive at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport, depending on your travel plans. Upon reaching here, meet and greet our travel representative, then transfer to Gangtok, which is situated at an altitude of 5,480 ft. The capital of the state of Sikkim, Gangtok is an attractive tourist destination, reflecting a unique ambience which derives from its happy blend of tradition and modernity. Alongside the deeply felt presence of stupas and monasteries, Gangtok also bustles like any other thriving town. Therefore, preprare for an enriching time in Gangtok..Check in to the hotel and enjoy rest of the day at leisure. You can shop around at MG Marg and explore the city on your own. Finally, enjoy an overnight stay at your hotel in Gangtok.
After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, you will be travelling about 55 km fom Gangtok city to visit Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) and Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.). Afterwards, you will be enjoying the evening at leisure. You can spend this time shopping around at M. Marg and exploring the city on your own. Alternatively, you can further the day's expedition by travelling to Nathula Pass. at an altitude of 12,450 ft. You will be travelling on one of the highest motorable roads in the world, richly surrounded by alpine flora. if the day is clear, you will even buy able to see the road winding down the Chumbi Valley. You will be allowed to go close to the international border from where you can see Chinese soldiers on the other side of the barbed wire. Nathula is open for Indian nationals from Wednesday to Sunday. You will be paying extra charges of INR 5,500 for hiring a vehicle in case you visit Nathula Pass. This exciting day will end with an overnight stay back at your hotel in Gangtok.
After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, head on a half day city tour, which will be covering Enchey Monastery, Banjakhri Falls, Cottage Industry, Dro-dul Chorten, Institute of Tibetology, Flower Show and Handicraft Centre. In the afternoon, transfer to Darjeeling, at an altitude of 6,710 ft. Check in to the hotel and enjoy rest of the day at leisure. You will end the day with an overnight stay in Darjeeling.
Today you will be witness to the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Kangchenjunga. Situated an an altitude of 28,208 ft., it is the world's third highest peak. You will be reaching the peak at 4 am in the morning, so you can view the spectacular view of the sunrise here. Next, thrill yourself by visiting the world famous Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop on your way back. After having a sumptuous breakfast, visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, PN Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Japanese Temple, Peace Pagoda. Also ride the ropeway here, ticket for which shall be at additional cost. Spend the evening exploring the Mall on your own, doing shopping for items of your choice. Return to your hotel afterwards for an overnight stay in Darjeeling.
After your breakfast, check out from the hotel and take the transfer to depart to New Jalpaiguri Station or Bagdogra Airport, depending on your travel plans for the onward journey. You will enjoy the memories of your Darjeeling tour for a long time to come.