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Darjeeling Gangtok Kalimpong Tour 5n/6d



Duration : 5 Nights / 6 Days

Destination Covered : Gangtok, Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Siliguri

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  • Darjeeling Gangtok Kalimpong Tour 5n/6d

Tour Detail

People from all over the country and the world go gaga when they hear about Darjeeling, Gangtok, the hill stations, and what they offer. The sunrise from the top of the mountain, the local people, the warm soup, and the momos, you might be feeling quite lured in right now. Rehmat Tour and Travel provides you with Darjeeling Gangtok Kalimpong tour packages at affordable rates.

On your arrival, you would be taken to Gangtok while you enjoy the road trip, your tour guide would be there to help you get known to the place. In Gangtok, visit the various iconic structures and historical places. And, so do not forget to try their traditional cuisines.

In Darjeeling, do not forget to visit the Tiger Hill, Ghoom monastery and a lot more. Seeing clouds outside your hotel room would leave you enchanted and wanting for more. We provide you with some of the best tour packages both domestically and internationally. These hill stations would be a great way to unwind from your daily hectic routine. You could easily have a great time with your family with our Darjeeling Gangtok Kalimpong tour packages.

These trips are something worth cherishing. Our tour guide would be there with you throughout the trip helping you have a great time. You could give us a call to help you get an idea in detail what the package would consist of. We book hotels and car rentals depending on your requirements as well as what your budget would be. For us, customer satisfaction has been our primary aim.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Gangto

On your arrival at Bagdodra airport/ Jalpaiguri railway station, meet our tour representative and
get escorted to pre-booked hotel in Gangtok.
Revered as the ‘land of monasteries, Gangtok is one of the top tourist destinations to visit in
India. The city boasts of number of iconic monasteries, educational institutions, striking valleys
and wonderful sanctuaries. With its breathtaking attractions, Gangtok allures travelers from all
parts of India and across the globe. The place has much to offer when it comes to attractions.
You may visit Rumtek Monastery; largest Gompa in Sikkim, Saramsa Garden (a beautiful garden
where you can see number of fruits and flowers planted), Fambong La Wildlife Sanctuary
(wonderful sanctuary famous for varied flora and fauna) and Yumthang valley (the valley is home
to Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary where there are 24 species of Rhododendron).
Overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 2: Excursion to Tsomgo Lake (38 km/ around an hour drive

After breakfast, proceed for short trip to Tsomgo Lake; one of the most popular tourist spots
settled at an attitude up to 12, 400ft. The lake receives its water from the melting of snows of the
mountains. The lake holds great religious importance among locals. Legends say that, Buddhist
monks in earlier times predicted the future after the study of color of water.
You may also indulge in wonderful yak and mule ride along the lake and adore the spectacular
surrounding. There is also a Lord Shiva temple near the lake where you can offer sincere prayers
to seek the blessings of the Lord.
Next you head to Baba mandir which is another major tourist attraction in Gangtok. The holy
shrine is placed at an altitude up to 1300ft. and is just few kilometers away from Tsomgo Lake.
Locals here claim that the temple was put up in the memory of Baba Harbhajan Singh (a soldier).
In fact, the temple is also referred to as Baba Harbhajan Singh temple.
With some good, memories return back to hotel. Rest of the day you can either shop at the lively
bazaars of Gangtok or just loosen up in the hotel room.

Wel, if you are in Gangtok, shopping becomes a must-do thing. The best-buys of the place are
handicrafts, locally made artifacts, Tibetan carpets, shimmering jewelries, Sikkim tea, alpine
cheese, black cardamom and other traditional outfits.
Overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 3: Gangtok local sightseeing (half day)

get transferred to Kalimpong (77Km, around one and a half drive) (Sightseeing)
On third day, have breakfast and embark on a half-day sightseeing tour to Gangtok and later in
the evening proceed to Kalimpong.
During your Gangtok tour, you visit Directorate of handicraft handlooms Emporium; one among
the few best places to shop in state Sikkim. Boasting of traditional motifs, Tibetan carpets and
other excellent handicrafts including Thankas, Choksee and locally made furniture, the center
was put up with an objective behind, to preserve and propagate the brilliant artifacts of local
artisans. All the stuff you get here is unique and under your budget.
Next you visit Research Institute of Tibetlogy which initially was referred to as Namgyal Institute
of Tibetology; one of the most important places in Gangtok that deserves your visit where you get
to discover about the very culture, spirit and essence of land. Built in Sikkimese styles of
architecture, the research institute constitutes of a library with massive collection of Tibetan
works popular all around the world and a museum of Tibetan Iconography and religious art.
In today’s time, the institute is known worldwide and has become a great place to hold series of
lectures and International conferences on Tibetan and Buddhist studies.
Further, visit Do Drul Chorten which is one of the most important and magnificent stupas in
Sikkim holding Kangyur relics (holy books) and other religious objects. The stupa is situated on a
hill and is pious enough among Buddhists. The chief attraction of the stupa is the golden top
dome and the 108 prayer wheels around the stupa. Prayers are offered by turning the wheel and
chanting the mantra ‘Om Mane Padmane Hum’ inscribed on the wheels. The stupa was made
under the supervision of Trulshik Rinpoche, the head of Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism.
Then we take you to the must-visit monastery in Gangtok, Sikkim, Enchey monastery; an
important seat of the Nyingmapa order of Vajrayana school of Buddhism. Surrounded by tall pine
trees, the iconic monastery is a two storey building boasting of shells which are regarded
auspicious Buddhist symbols and several murals representing the protective deity and wheel of
law on the porch.
Thereafter, explore White hall; historically significant building, erected in British styles. The hall
comprises of an officer’s club and a badminton court. Also, visit the Flower Exhibition Center; a
wonderland for plant lovers. With rich display of greenery and colorful flowers, the center also
holds Sikkim Flower Show where visitors get to see beautiful orchids.
After travelling in and around Gangtok, straight away travel to Kalimpong. Situated on a ridge,
overlooking Teesta River, Kalimpong is rich in terms of horticulture. From notable Buddhist
monasteries to sanctified spots, Kalimpong has a lot to keep you engaged. It is a perfect place
for history buffs.
Upon reaching Kalimpong, check-in at a hotel and settle down. Rest of the evening is at leisure
or you can also roam around the attractive nurseries and local markets which are full with
paintings, statues, thankas and items made from bone.
Overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 4: Kalimpong Sightseeing (half day) - get transferred to Darjeeling (48km, around 2 hours drive)

Fourth day is set out to explore Kalimpong. After breakfast, leave the hotel and drive through
scenic road to Deolo hill; listed among the important places of interest to visit in Kalimpong.
Deolo hill is one of the two hills in between which the town Kalimpong is setup. Scale the highest
point of the region, Deolo hill, up to 1704m above the sea level. From the top, relish the
enchanting views of Teesta River, Relli valley and gorgeous surrounding.
Then you head to Hanuman mandir; a big statue of Lord Hanuman on a hill. It is a great place for
Hanuman devotees. Afterwards, visit the popular school of the town, Dr. Graham’s homes
(school). The school was opened with a motive to educate the children of tea workers and other
poor kids. The Graham’s home is also a well-known shooting spot.
Later, proceed to some important tourist spots in Kalimpong including- Durbin Monastery which
is placed on the Durbin Dara Hill. The star attraction of the monastery is two large cylinders
around 10ft high, on two sides. On turning the cylinders by a crank, the lever is so arranged that
a bell would prompt on every turn. You also get to see prayer wheels on outside walls of the

monastery; Manghal Dham, which a shrine cum a prayer hall. Dedicated to Lord Krishna the
temple was raised by Shri Krishna Pranami in the memory of Guru Sri 108 Mangaldasji. The
temple houses the statues of Prannath, Raj Shyamji and Mangaldasji.
The divine Mangal Dham works on the principles to help the schools, orphanages and
whosoever in need; and Pine view nurseries which presents you a breathtaking and largest
collection of cactus in whole Asia. The variety would make you wonder about cactus as a
possibility in North Eastern locations too, apart from desert areas.
Later on, get transferred to Darjeeling.
Renowned as the ‘Queen of hills’, Darjeeling is an important tourist destination to visit in the state
of West Bengal. The marvelous hill station is set up at an elevation of 7100ft with mountains and
valleys all around and is best-known for salubrious weather, natural beauty, tea farms,
monasteries, lakes, museums and a whole lot. The awe-inspiring views of Kanchenjunga, (the
third highest mountain peak in the world) would totally leave you awestruck.
Darjeeling is also home to the famous World Heritage Train- Darjeeling Himalayan Railway; a
thin gauge course connecting Darjeeling and Siliguri. Popular as the Darjeeling Toy train, the
train started its operation in around 1881 and is one of the few hill railways operating in India.
The train passes through some rolling hills, green jungles and tea farms of Darjeeling.
On your arrival at Darjeeling, check-in at a hotel and relax. Further, in the evening you are free to
walk around the local markets. Some of the unique buys of Darjeeling that shouldn’t be missed
during your visit include variety of teas, amazing kitchen wares, brass statues, woven fabrics and
shinning jewelleries.
Overnight stay in the Darjeeling.

Day 5: Darjeeling local Sightseeing (half day)

Today early morning get ready for some thrilling drive to Tiger Hill; at a height up to 8,500 ft. (On
a clear day), cherish the mesmerizing natural beauty of the hill, the lush green jungles and the
tranquil ambience. Usually, it is noted that, visitors stopover this hill to relish the wonderful
sunrise. The ultimate view of golden sunrays falling over the snow covered Himalayan ranges
would surely leave you awestruck.

From Tiger hill you can have a perfect view of Kanchenjunga, the third highest peak in the world.
In case you are lucky, you may also get to see the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest.
Thereafter, on the way back to hotel room, visit the Ghoom monastery-built by Lama Sherpa
Gyaltsho, the monastery belongs to Gelugpa (yellow hat) Sect. The monastery is highly revered
among Buddhists and is storehouse to several Buddhist manuscripts. The highlights of the
monastery are thangkas on the walls and around 4.57m high statue of Maithreya Buddha. The
serenity of the place would surely provide you great peace and power; and then proceed to
Batasia Loop and War Memorial. Situated inside Batasia Loop- a scenic garden, War Memorial is
a tribute to Gorkha soldiers of Darjeeling who sacrificed their life in the battle. Inaugurated in
1995, the memorial holds an elevated platform where there is a statue of a soldier paying respect
and a Cenotaph.
The loop offers amazing views of Kanchenjunga and picturesque surrounding from toy train
(route from Ghum and Darjeeling).
Getting back to hotel for breakfast and relax for some time. After breakfast, get ready for a half
day tour to Darjeeling.
Begin with Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park which is famed for some rarely seen species
including Red Panda, Siberian Tiger, Tibetan Wolf, Black Bear and Snow Leopard. Located at a
height up to 2133m, Padmaja Naidu is one of famous and highest Zoo in India. The main idea
behind the formation of the park was to conserve the endangered species of fauna. The park has
an amazing scenic beauty of lush jungles.
Then we take you to Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursday)- an institute
basically put up to encourage today’s generation students to improve participation in exciting
sports like mountaineering; Passenger Ropeway- one of the finest ways to adore the beautiful
Darjeeling . It is India’s first Passenger Ropeway starting from Singamari. The route to Darjeeling
and Singla Bazaar feels even better when you experience the ride.
From the Cable Car, one can truly sense enchanting tea farms, breathtaking valley, waterfalls
and the River Ranjeet and Ramman. Moreover, you can also have the splendid views of Eastern
Himalayan Range and the snow covered peaks of Kachenjunga; Tenzing and Gombu Rock
Darjeeling- two big natural rocks set opposite to each other. Named after Tenzing Norway is the
Tenzing rock and Gombu rock named after Nawang Gombu. Both the rocks are training locations
for Himalayan Mountaineering Institute students; Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center-a perfect

place to explore Tibetan Culture through the artifacts, wooden carvings, photographs, carpets,
leather work and much more put into exhibition and on sale; Tea Estate- producing variety in
teas, tea estates in Darjeeling are famous for their well-maintained farms where you can see
different flavors, taste and aroma of teas (Sunday closed); Peace Pogoda- a Buddhist stupa/
monument specially put up to maintain peace and unite people of all religion and caste.
Constructed under the guidance of a Buddhist monk, Nichidastu Fuji, the stupa stands for world
peace. Return back to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 6: Departure- Darjeeling to Siliguri- (64km, around one and a half hour drive)

Today, after morning breakfast, check-out form the hotel and leave for Siliguri. Further, travel to Jalpaiguiri railway station/ Bagdogra airport/ Tenzing Norgay bus station, for your onward
destination.


Inclusions

  • CP (Room + Breakfast)
  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing
  • Accommodation is on twin sharing basis
  • Meals : breakfast at all places
  • Transfers from one place to another
  • Sightseeing in private cars
  • Vehicle will be provided based on the itinerary
  • All current taxes such as hotel taxes and transportation taxes

Exclusions

  • Accommodation is on twin sharing basis
  • Meals : breakfast at all places
  • Transfers from one place to another
  • Sightseeing in private cars
  • Vehicle will be provided based on the itinerary
  • All current taxes such as hotel taxes and transportation taxes.

Payments Terms

  • Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount
  • Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Accommodation

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
  • Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.

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