Beautiful Hills & Himalayas
Itinerary: Pelling 2N Gangtok 2N Darjeeling 2N (6N7D)
Day 01: NJP/BAGDOGRA TO PELLING(6250 FTS/125 KMS/5-6 HRS)
Upon arrival, meet our representative and drive to Pelling via Jorethang. Arrival at Pelling, check into the Hotel. Evening free to walk around the town. Overnight stay at Hotel
Day 02: PELLING SIGHTSEEING
Breakfast at Hotel. After Breakfast drive to Khangchendzonga waterfalls (23 kms/1 ½ hrs) Enroute see Rimbi water falls. Drive to Khechupalri Lake (16 kms/40 minutes from KWF)- Sacred and wish fulling lake amidst a deep and rich forest. Drive back to Pelling (28 kms/1 ½ hrs) Lunch at Hotel in Pelling. After Lunch, visit Pemayangtse monastery (Nyingma order of Tibetan Buddhism/310 yrs old)
Visit Rabdentse palace ruins (02nd capital of Sikkim)- 30 minutes easy walk from the main road through the forest/ CC footpath. Drive back to Pelling (20 minutes)Overnight stay at Hotel/Homestay.
Day 03: PELLING TO GANGTOK VIA RAVONGLA (5500 FTS/128 KMS/5-6 HRS)
Breakfast at Hotel & check out. Drive to Ravangla (50 kms/2 hrs) ,Visit Tathagata Tshal(Buddha Park), Lunch at Ravangla. Drive to Gangtok (64 kms/3 hrs),upon arrival check in to the hotel. Free & Leisure time. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 04: GTK-TSHANGU LAKE (12500 FTS) BABA HARBHAJAN SINGH MANDIR (13150 FTS) NATHULA PASS (14500 FTS)
Breakfast at Hotel. Drive to Tshangu Lake (40 kms)- Oval shaped Sacred Lake enroute Nathula Pass (Indo - Chinese Border). Drive to Nathula Pass (15 kms further) enroute visit Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. Explore Around the pass. Drive back to Gangtok via same route(55 kms). Free & Leisure time to stroll in the market area. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 05 : GANGTOK TO DARJEELING (6700 FTS/115 KMS/4-5 HRS)
Breakfast at the Hotel. Drive to Darjeeling via Rangpo,Teesta. Lunch at Lopchu. Breakfast at the Hotel. Drive to Darjeeling via Rangpo,Teesta. Lunch at Lopchu. Reach Darjelling (1 ½ hrs from Lopchu), upon arrival check into the Hotel. Free & Leisure time to stroll around to the Mall (Chowrasta) Overnight stay at the Hotel / Homestay. River Rafting could be done enroute. (2 hrs) on extra costing.
Day 06: DARJEELING SIGHTSEEING
Early morning(3 am) drive to Tiger Hill (8500 fts) for sunrise view over the mountains. View 4 Giants of Himalaya i.e. Mt.Everest,Mt.Makalu,Mt.Lhotse and Mt.Khangchendzonga (all above 8000 mtrs) from Tiger Hill. Drive back to Town. Visit Ghoom Monastery (Gelug order of Tibetan Buddhism) and Batasia Loop(Gorkha war memorial) Back to Hotel for Breakfast and recess (1 hr). After breakfast go for a mixed point sightseeing of Japanese Temple, Peace pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (Closed on Sunday) & Happy Valley Tea Estate and Factory. Free & Leisure time or walk around the Mall (Chowrasta)
Day 07: DARJEELING TO NJP/BAGDOGRA (90 KMS/3-4 HRS)
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast transfer to NJP railway station or Bagdogra airport for your train / flight to onward destination.