The Green Triangle :


Treat yourself to the beautiful orange orchards in Kalimpong, majestic monasteries in Gangtok and busy markets in Darjeeling. Go for a walk in the mall, visit the Tiger Hill, and eat 'churpis and titoras' to the hilt only with the Green Triangle package designed for you.

PACKAGE OVERVIEW

Treat yourself to the beautiful orange orchards in Kalimpong, majestic monasteries in Gangtok and busy markets in Darjeeling. Go for a walk in the mall, visit the Tiger Hill, and eat 'churpis and titoras' to the hilt only with the Green Triangle package designed for you.

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: EXCURSION 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 mtrs deep. The lake is considered sacred by the local people. Spend the evening at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity. Meals:

DAY 4: 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:
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DAY 5: 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 6: DARJEELING - BAGDOGRA / NEW JALPAIGURI

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

Destination KALIMPONG

Untouched by the waves of commercialism, Kalimpong is a small hill town enveloped by lush green tea gardens, overwhelming mountains, distant snow peaks and the clear blue sky. Gushing waterfalls mark every corner of the town while you sit and jam with a bunch of locals and a guitar by the road relishing the steaming momos, piping thukpas and local aromatic tea! Don't Miss Kalimpong is a heaven unexplored for the adventurous. Hiking down the valley, discovering wildlife following a nature trail, trekking, river rafting and a ropeway experience are some of the must do's while you are in Kalimpong! Kalimpong Golf Course Kalimpong Hills Kalimpong Monastary Kalimpong Shri Hanuman Park Kalimpong View of Town.

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
* Day trip to Tshongu Lake
* One half-day city tour of Kalimpong
* All hotel taxes