Exotic North East

Duration

8 days

Tour Type

Hill Station

Location

Gangtok

Overview

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Itinerary

Exotic North East Day 1

Day 1

On arrival in Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB), our HRPL tour representative will greets you and assists you to transfers towards Kalimpong. This journey gonna take approximately a 04 hrs long drive covering a distance of about 85 kms. On arrival at Kalimpong, Check in to your pre-booked hotel. This evening is free for leisure or else you can take a stroll in local markets or nurseries. Kalimpong is a outstanding floral trader, settled up at an altitude of 1250 m from the sea level. A enormous figure of orchids and nurseries surround the town. Nepaliese, Lepchas and other ethnic groups and migrants call to this town home, together contributing to it's rich ancestry. This town appears to be a holy center of Buddhism, so you can find many monasteries here. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

Exotic North East Day 2

Day 2

This morning, much your hearty breakfast and proceed for Kalimpong sightseeing, which combines Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir, Forest Museum (closed on Thursdays), Durpin Monastery, Mangaldham, Pine View Nursery and Dr. Graham Homes. In the evening you're free to take a leisure walk in nurseries of shop in local markets. Durpin Monastery or Zand Dog Palri Monastery, an important devotional holy center of the area. It was constructed in 1972 by Honorable Dudjum Rinponche. In Pine View Nursery, great and rare collection of cactus plants is to be seen. Hanuman Mandir and Mangaldham are combined Hindu shrines devoted to Lord Mahavir Hanuman and Lord Shri Krishna, respectively. Lord Mahavir Hanuman features a 30-ft high statue of Lord Mahavir Hanuman, the greatest one in North-East India. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

Exotic North East Day 3

Day 3

This morning after munching the breakfast, check out from your hotel and proceed to Gangtok. On Arrival at Gangtok, check-in to your pre-booked hotel. After rest, proceed for Gangtok city tour which combines the Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Enchey Monastery, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), White Hall, Flower Show etcetera. Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom and Research Institute of Tibetology, the travellers augment their knowledge about Tibetan art, culture and spirituality. With the inauguration of Enchey Monastery in 1909, Gangtok came into the spotlight as a huge pilgrimage spot of Buddhism. Legends that here the spirits of Yabdean, Khangchendzonga and Mahkla Guru Padmasambhava reside here and were hushed by Guru Padmasambhava. Do-Drul Chorten is a stupa takes you back to 1945, it was constructed by Trulshik Rinpoche. This complex features Chorten Lakahang and Guru Lakhang, where you can spot statues of Guru Rinpoche. After the sightseeing return back to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

Exotic North East Day 4

Day 4

In the morning, munch your hearty breakfast and proceed for the same day sightseeing to Baba Mandir and Tsomgo Lake. Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir is a disparate kind of temple, devoted to an Indian Army decorated officer. It's believed that he had some spiritual powers. He used to warn and giving signals to the team three days previous surprise attack by the enemies. Hero of Nathula or Baba Harbhajan Singh got martyr in 1967, near the shrine. Tsomgo Lake is an emerald glacial lake located at an elevation of 3780 m. This is a heaven for trekkers and nature-lovers, covered by titan hills and purest form of nature. Red Panda, Brahmini ducks and another such adorable delightful animals and birds call the environs their home. During the month of May and August, a miscellany of flowers like yellow poppies and rhododendrons get scatter all around. Do not skip to offer prayers in the Lord Maha Shiva Temple on the lakeside. After the sightseeing, drive back to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel. (Please note: In case the lake area is closed due to landslides or other reasons, then alternative sightseeing session is to be provided).

Exotic North East Day 5

Day 5

This morning after munching your hearty breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed for Darjeeling. Darjeeling, well recognized as the town of tea gardens, located at an altitude of 7100 ft. It's tea is internationally acclaim for it's taste. This venue is draped with beauty tea gardens, scattering energizing aroma in the aura. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is yet other asset of the town, something that makes the town stand out. This railway line has been identified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It rambles through the green carpet of the hills offering an alluring experience to it's passengers. The British made it their summer capital during they rule in India. They abuandantly pointed the town with their signature-styled buildings. On Arrival at Darjeeling, check-in to your pre-booked hotel and relax. In the evening, you are free to take a leisure walk through Mall Road or other local markets of the area. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

Exotic North East Day 6

Day 6

This early morning approximately 04:00 Am you leave for Tiger Hill. Your trip to Darjeeling is excavated if sunset view of Tiger Hill is not involved. Settled up an elevation of 8000 ft, it is easier to point the peaks changing color as well as sun changes it position and regularly starts to set. The sunrays first hit two of most famous and highest peaks of the world, Mount Everest and Kanchenjunga Peak. This moment is rush-free and de-stressing. Laterwards, drive back to the hotel, en-route visit at Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop and Peace Memorial. Ghoom Monastery was established by Lama Sherab Gyatso in 1875. The statue of Maitreya Budhha, which is 15 ft tall, is a crowd-pleaser. Batasia Loop is the another point where you can unwind and can pay homage in Peace Memorial. Drive back to hotel have some hearty breakfast. Laterwards, get ready for the second round of Darjeeling sightseeing, which combines the Padamaja Naidu Zoological Park, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tea Estate, Tensing Gumbo Rock, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed) and Peace Pagoda. A lavish exposition of Tibetan nationality is viewed in Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center through its artifacts, handlooms, clothing and other such amazing and beautiful things. Natural History Museum houses a collection and specimens of reptiles, fishes, insects, birds, mammals and others. In Padmaja Naidu Zoology Park is where you can catch up the sight of leopards, red pandas, Tibetan wolf and other riskfull species of animals. Peace Pagoda is a indications of peace and spirituality and the history back to 1992. The foundation of this stunning white pagoda was laid by Nichidatsu Fujii. Return back to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

Exotic North East Day 7

Day 7

This morning munch your hearty breakfast and proceed for the same day trip to Mirik. This hill-station is settled up at an altitude of 1495 m. Travellers often never miss a boat-ride in Sumendu Lake, which is enclosed with pine trees and beautiful gardens. Other than boating, you may also include in horse-riding. Mirik is also noted for orange orchids, tea gardens, cardamom groves and gardens, whereas you're free to take a leisure and relishable nature walk and consume your time. While return back to Darjeeling, en-route include in a shopping experience in Pashupati Market. The market is renowned for cheap and convenient foreign goods. Evening free to explore local markets or Mall Road. Return back to hotel and dinner and overnight stay.

Exotic North East Day 8

Day 8

This morning after your hearty breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) to board your Flight / Train for your upcoming destination.

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