Eastern Delight Asam :


Drive through the picturesque slopes of the east stopping only to gaze at the beautiful vista in front of you. Visit ancient temples and gumphas, go for nature treks and shop like never before in the beautiful towns of Kalimpong, Gangtok and Darjeeling.

ITINERARY


DAY 1 : NEW JALPAIGURI / BAGDOGRA - KALIMPONG

Arrive at New Jalpaiguri / Bagdogra and take a transfer to Kalimpong (75 kms/ 3 hrs) in the quiet hill resort in eastern Himalaya. Kalimpong is famous for its orchids and nurseries and some of the some of the rarest cacti. Oak, Maple and chestnut stretch up the ridge as far as the eye can reach. Check into the hotel, spend rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel. Meals:

DAY 2: KALIMPONG SIGHTSEEING AND TRANSFER TO GANGTOK

In the morning, go on a local sightseeing tour of Kalimpong, covering Durpin Dhara, Zong Dog Palri Fo-Brong Monastery and flower & orchid nurseries and Kalimpong market. Get back to the hotel before lunch. After lunch, take a transfer to Gangtok (80 kms/ 2 hrs), located at an altitude of 5,500 ft. Gangtok, the capital of the state of Sikkim is a beautiful and clean town promising of the best monasteries and landscapes. Spend the evening by yourself for individual activity and leisure. Stay overnight at hotel. Meals:

DAY 3 : GANGTOK SIGHTSEEING

In the morning, go on a half day sightseeing tour of this capital city of Sikkim, covering Chortan, Stupa, Institute of Tibetology (closed on Sunday) Institute of Handicrafts and Handlooms (closed on Sunday). After lunch, visit Roomtek Monastery and Dharma Chakra Centre (24 kms/ 45 mins), the sect of the Kagyu order. Meals:

DAY 4 : EXCURSION TRIP TO TSOMGO LAKE

In the morning, go on a half day trip to Tsomgo lake (12400 ft), which is only 32 kms from Gangtok. The lake is about 1 km long, oval in shape and 15 metres deep. The lake is considered sacred by the local people. Spend the evening at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity. Meals:
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DAY 5 : GANGTOK TO DARJEELING

In the morning, take a transfer to Darjeeling (105 km/ 4 hrs), en route visit Teesta river. Take some rest and then walk around the town and appreciate the new culture you are in. Stay overnight at hotel. Meals:

DAY 6 : DARJEELING SIGHTSEEING

Early in the morning, go to Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise and its amazing effects on Mt. Kanchendzonga (world's 3rd highest peak). Visit Ghoom Monastery and Batashia Loop War Memorial while returning to the hotel. After breakfast at the hotel, go on a half day local sightseeing tour covering Padmaja N. Zoological Garden (closed on Thursday), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursday), Tibetian Refugee Self-help Centre (closed on Sunday) and visit the Mall and local market (closed on Thursday). Spend the evening by yourself and go shopping. Stay overnight at hotel. Meals:

DAY 7 : DARJEELING - BAGDOGRA / NEW JALPAIGURI

In the morning, take a transfer to Bagdogra Airport / New Jalpaiguri (95 kms / 3hrs) for onward journey. End of tour. Meals:

DESTINATION INFORMATION DARJEELING

One word - tea. Made world famous by the brew, tea is everywhere in Darjeeling - drunk in little shacks with curling fumes and hot cups, flowing down slopes like a rolling, green carpet, neatly packaged to be sold in shops. Besides, Darjeeling is the place to be to enjoy Mt. Kanchnajunga's glorious views and Buddhist monasteries. Don't Miss Kalimpong, 51 kilometres away is a relatively undiscovered gem offers tranquil walks on winding mountain trails. Soak in the beauty of the Himalayas in Kalimpong while you get dazzled by its famous orchids. Add to these the panorama of awe inspiring views and you have a healing mountain getaway in place. Darjeeling Rolling Hills Darjeeling The Town Darjeeling Tibetan Monastery Darjeeling Toy Train Darjeeling View Kanchanjunga.

Terms and Conditions

    Per person rates (Rs) - applicable on 2 persons staying together sharing the same room
  • 2.58% service taxes extra
  • Package rates are subject to change without prior notice
  • Meal plan: EP - Accommodation only, CP - Accommodation with breakfast, MAP - Accommodation with breakfast, lunch or dinner, AP - Accommodation with breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • The package can not be combined with any other offer
  • Refund on cancellation strictly depends upon concerned hotel's cancellation policy
  • The above package is not valid during national holidays, festivals & long weekends
  • Voyage reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its own discretion and without any prior notice

INCLUSIONS :

* Accommodation on twin sharing basis in Standard room
* Arrival Return transfers in an exclusive non air -conditioned vehicle (Ex. New Jalpaiguri / Bagdogra Airport)
* Daily breakfast
* One half-day sightseeing tour of Darjeeling in an exclusive non air-conditioned vehicle br /> * Day trip to Tshongu Lake
* One half-day city tour of Kalimpong
* All hotel taxes