07N / 08D :: DARJEELING 02N -KALIMPONG 02N - DARJEELING 02N - LAVA LOLEYGAON - NAAMCHI

( PKG-00046 )

Day 1 : Arrival & Transfer to Darjeeling - Overnight stay at Darjeeling

Meet and Greet on arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) – He will be assisting for the transfer to Darjeeling - Distance Nearly 75 kilometers 3 - 3 ½ hours drive – At an height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet . - Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around Mall or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Darjeeling

Day 2 : Darjeeling Local sight seeing 7+3 Point - Overnight stay at Darjeeling -

Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to ( 8400 feet ) Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather) – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop – Back to hotel for breakfast - After breakfast rest for half an hour and start for next round of sight seeing - Half Day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate ( Outer View ) , Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda – Back to hotel – Evening free to stroll around the area - Overnight stay at Darjeeling

Note :
1) Visiting of Tiger Hill subject to availability of Entry Ticket .
2) Joy Ride is not Included in the Itinerary, For Joy Ride Additional Half Day is Required. and Train Ticket Cost will be charge extra . (Train Ticket is Subject to availability )

Day 3 : Transfer From Darjeeling to Kalimpong & Sight seeing at Kalimpong –

Early morning Breakfast - After breakfast drive 65 kilometers 1 ½ - 2 hours transfer to the Kalimpong - Kalimpong situated on the foothills of the Himalayas is a green destination at an altitude of 1243 meters / 4078 feet - It is a historical destinations with bustling market, colorful people and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range – Check into hotel – Drive for sight seeing tour through scenic road to Forest Museum (Closed On Thursday), Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir, Dr Graham Homes, Durbin Monastery, Mangaldham, Pine View Nurseries (Cactus Only) - Back to Kalimpong Hotel– Evening free to roam around the any of the hundred nurseries or the Local market area - Overnight stay at Kalimpong

Day 4 : Day Excursion Tour of Loleygaon - Lava - Overnight stay at Kalimpong .

Morning Breakfast - After breakfast today will be the full Day excursion to Loleygaon and Lava -First we shall visit Loleygaon - Kalimpong to Loleygaon Drive will be Approx 32 kms / around 1 ½ - 2 hrs . It is a small hill station in Eastern Himalaya. altitude is 5,500 ft. - The Canopy Walk.is the most popular attraction Here is a 180-meters long hanging wooden tree-top bridge that goes through the dense jungle. The bridge slowly rises in height and you will find yourself walking through the tree tops amidst dense forest .After Canopy walk, you can visit the Jhandi Dara Viewpoint. It's actually a sunrise point where you get wonderful view of sunrise amongst the Himalayan range. The forested areas around Lava is also a paradise for bird watchers.
After finishing Loleygaon sight seeing Proceed to Lava it is a small sleepy village located at an altitude of 7000 ft. From Loleygaon the distance to Lava is 51 kms and takes around 2 ½ hour drive . Reach at Lava Visit Ratnarishi Bihar Buddhist Gumpha, Neora Interpretation Centre, Chhengey waterfalls (Optional and Extra chargeable). Now Back To Kalimpong through Reshi Road . Overnight stay at Kalimpong .

Day 5 : Transfer to Gangtok From Kalimpong Via Naamchi - Overnight stay at Gangtok -

After breakfast transfer to Gangtok / Via Namchi - Enjoy the full day sightseeing covering Temi Tea Garden – only tea garden in Sikkim which produce and export quality tea, Samdruptse – 135 ft high is the tallest statue of "Guru Padmasambhava”, also known as Guru Rinpoche & Siddhesvar Dham - a miniature replica of the Indian Char Dhams located in our Country i.e. Jagannath Dham in East, Dwarika Dham in West, Badrinath Dham in North and Rameshwaram in South. It also has a 108 ft. statue of Lord Shiva enclosed by the 12 'Lingas', a temple of Shirdi Sai Baba and an effigy of Lord Kirateshwara . It gives a feeling of complete mental peace & satisfaction. After Namchi Tour , Drop To Gangtok – Overnight stay at Gangtok hotel

Day 6 : Excursion To Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (Full Day) - Overnight stay at Gangtok -

Morning breakfast at hotel – Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir ( New ) nearly 40 kilometers - The Lake is oval shaped lake nearly 50 feet deep - Generally covered in snow for most of the year – This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds – Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all - Nathu La Pass to Republic of China is nearly 20 kilometers and is optional tour - Back to Gangtok - Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok (In case of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tsomgo Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing will be provided)

SUPPLEMENTARY COST FOR NATHULA PASS : Rs 5500/- PER VEHICLE

**ISSUANCE OF PERMIT FOR NATHULA PASS DEPENDS UPON THE AVAIALABILITY. IT IS CLOSED ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY. IF THE GUEST WANTS TO AVAIL THE NATHULA PASS THEN THEY WILL HAVE TO INFORM US MINIMUM 3 DAYS PRIOR TO THE TRIP. ONCE THE PERMIT IS ISSUED AND DUE TO ANY WEATHER CONDITION IF THE ROADS ARE CLOSED THEN THE CHARGES WOULD BE NON REFUNDABLE**

Day 7 : Gangtok Local Sight Seen – 10 Point - Overnight stay at Gangtok .

Morning breakfast - After breakfast drive for the city tour of Gangtok – Sight seeing will be for half day hence the drive will be easy and comfortable – It is not possible to cover all the spot in single day hence we make the program with points covering minimum distance traveled - Visit to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, Botanical Garden Ganesh Tok, Tashi View Point, Bakthang Water Falls , one of the finest falls close to Gangtok, etc – Back to hotel – Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center – There are few discotheques in Gangtok to spend time - Over Night stay at Gangtok

Day 8 : Departure – Gangtok To Siliguri – Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Raliway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Jucation ) –

Morning breakfast - check out from hotel and take the departure transfer to New Jalpaiguri Station / Bagdogra Airport for your onward journey. Nearly 135 kilometers 4 ½ - 5 hours drive – Guest are advised to start early and not to rush
We wish you HAPPY JOURNEY. Memories you take with you will remain your lifetime.

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Duration: 7 Nights 8 Days

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