5 Nights & 6 Days Sikkim Darjeeling Kalimpong Tour

5 Nights & 6 Days Sikkim Darjeeling Kalimpong Tour

ITINERARY
DAY 1 : BAGDOGRA DARJEELING (94 KM 3-4 HRS)
Open arrival at Bagdogra Airport and welcome you by tour Guide at the airport and then transfer you on a journey drive through picturesque tea gardens to the world renowned hill station, Darjeeling. Perched on an altitude of 2134m, Darjeeling is set amidst a majestic backdrop of the great Himalayan peak of Kanchenjunga (3rd highest peak in the world at 8586m) and is regarded as the Queen of East India. After dinner, free at leisure to visit the local bazaar.

DAY 2 : DARJEELING SIGHTSEEING
Depart hotel at about 4am for Tiger Hill (2685m) for sun rising view and a panoramic view of the spectacular snow-clad mountain peaks of the Himalayan Range. Visit to the Ghoom Monastery, built in 1850 by Lama Sharb, which enshrines a 15ft. Statue of Maitreya Buddha After which, back to hotel for your breakfast and then visit the Himalayan Zoological Park. The zoo serves as a breeding center for snow leopards and red pandas, as well as a home for mountain yaks, Himalayan black bears and Siberian Tigers. Visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, located within this zoo, which was founded in 1954 to commemorate history's first successful conquest of Mt. Everest in 1953 by 'Darjeeling's son, Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary. Then proceed to Tibetan Refugee Center after noon walk around the local market overnight at Darjeeling.

DAY 3 : DARJEELING GANGTOK (5-HRS)
After breakfast drive to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. Tucked away in the clouds, Gangtok is spread out on a ridge 1520m above sea level, and looks something out of a fairy tale with houses precariously balanced on the slopes of steep hills. Apart from the gorgeous view of deep valleys, waterfalls and snow-capped mountain ranges that separate from neighboring Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal. En-route, visit Rumtek monastery on arrival check inn to hotel evening free and easy over night in hotel.

DAY 04 : GANGTOK TSOMGO LAKE (3 HRS) GANGTOK
After breakfast, drive to Tsomgo Lake, also means as “The Source of the Lake” (3,780m). The lake derives its water from melting snows off the surrounding mountains, which is one of the famous sacred lakes in Sikkim, after lunch drive back to Gangtok on arrival visit Flower exhibition centre evening free and easy walk around.

DAY 05 : GANGTOK – BUDDHA PARK – NAMCHI
After breakfast drive to South Sikkim Namchi on arrival visit Chardham Lord Shiva incarnated as Kirateshwar in Indrakeel (Present Sikkim). Therefore, in this incarnation he is locally worshipped by the people of Sikkim as Lord Kirateshwar. A statue of 16 1/2 feet height of Lord Kirateshwar is also installed in the complex.In order to attain Moksha, the Hindu belief is to perform pilgrimage to all the existing four Dhams. Thereby, replicas of these four Dhams, namely Badrinath, Jaganath and Dwarka dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Rameshwar, dedicated to Lord Shiva on complete drive to Sanguptse highest statue guru Padmashambawa ( Guru Rimponge) after Sangduptse check inn to hotel over night at Namchi.

DAY 06 : GANGTOK – BAGDOGRA – KOLKATA
After breakfast transfer to Bagdogra Airport.