Day 01: Bagdogra to Gangtok(125KM, 4Hrs)
Day 02: Gangtok Full Day Sightseeing (100KM, 3-4 Hrs)
Day 03: Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir Tour (90KM, 2Points, 7- 8Hrs)
Day 04: Gangtok to Darjeeling via Namchi
Day 05: Excursion to Tiger Hill & Darjeeling Full Day Sightseeing (10-12 Points, 10-12 Hrs)
Day 06: Darjeeling to Bagdogra drop
Day 01: Bagdogra to Gangtok
Meet & Greet on arrival at Bagdogra Airport (Bagdogra Airport, (IATA: IXB, ICAO: VEBD) is located in about 16 km (9.9 mi) west of the city of Siliguri in the Darjeeling district in northern West Bengal, India. It is the gateway airport to the hill station towns of Darjeeling, Kurseong, Mirik, and Kalimpong and thestate of Sikkim & New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Guwahati. The airport also has regular helicopter flights to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim.) & transfer to Gangtok. On arrival Check-in to hotel & rest of the day at leisure for shopping. Overnight stay at Gantok.
Day 02: Gangtok Local Sightseeing full day
Gangtok (5,410 ft) is the capital of the northern Indian state of Sikkim. Established as a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the 1840s, the city became capital of an independent monarchy.
After British rule ended, but joined India in 1975. Gangtok nestled within higher peaks of the Himalaya and enjoying a year-round mild temperate climate.
The precise meaning of the name Gangtok is unclear, though the most popular meaning is "hill top". Today, Gangtok is a centre of Tibetan Buddhist culture and learning, with the presence of several monasteries, religious educational institutions, and centre for Tibetology.
After breakfast Gangtok city tour Covering as many of the following Banzakhri Falls , cottage industry & Handicraft Centre, Flower show, Dro-dul Chorten &
Institute of Tibetology , Rumtek Monestry (Rumtek Monastery, also called the Dharmachakra Centre, is a gompa located in the Indian state of Sikkim near the capital Gangtok), Hanuman tok (Hanuman Tok is a Hindu temple complex which is located in the upper reaches of Gangtok, the capital of the Indian state of Sikkim. The temple is dedicated to lord Hanuman, the Monkey God, and maintained by the Indian army), Rope way, Jhakri Falls, Botanical Garden (A botanical garden or botanic garden is a garden dedicated to the collection, cultivation and display of a wide range of plants labelled with their botanical names. It may
contain specialist plant), Shanti & Tashi view point & Ganesh Tok then back to hotel Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 03: Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir Tour
After breakfast go for full day excursion to Tsongo Lake & Baba Mandir Tsomgo (Changu) lake: The Tsomgo Lake in Sikkim is a holy lake worshipped by the sikkimese. Tsomgo (Changu) lake, which is hardly 20 km away from the famous Nathula Pass and about 400 km from Lhasa. It’s cool, placid water harmonies with the picturesque beauty around, which is increased by its reflection in the lake. A small temple of Lord Shiva is built on the lakeside. Primula flowers and other alpine plantation grow around the Tsomgo lake Sikkim, which has an average depth of 50 ft, provides a pristine beauty to this place. During the winter months the Tsomo Lake becomes frozen.
Baba Mandir: Baba Mandir is a distinguished sightseeing place of Sikkim. CAPTAIN "Baba" Harbhajan Singh (August 3, 1941 – October 4, 1968) was an Indian army officer who died near the Nathula Pass in eastern Sikkim, India. He is revered by the soldiers of the Indian army, who have built a shrine in his honor.
Baba is reported to have granted favors to the soldiers, and guard each one in the inhospitable terrain. A shrine was built at his samādhi, at an elevation of around 4,000 meters (13,123 ft). According to army folklore, Baba is a stickler for discipline and is known to admonish those who do not tow this line. Two shrines have been built to show reverence to Baba Harbhajan Singh. The old one has been built at the site of the bunker, where Baba Harbhajan was posted during his tenure in the Indian Army. The new one has been built at close proximity from Changu Lake.
The evening free for stroll around MG Marg, the main street of Gangtok town is a great place to chill out. The country’s first litter and spit free zone, no vehicular traffic is allowed into the marg. You can sit at the Titanic Park or at the various benches stretched across the mall and take in the carnival like atmosphere, especially during the tourist season. The Mall is lined with shops on both sides of the road so shopping becomes an added pleasure.
Day 04: Gangtok to Darjeeling via Namchi
After breakfast start for Darjeeling via Namchi. Namchi or Namtse is the capital of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. The appellation Namchi means Sky (Nam) High (Chi) in Sikkimese . Set in a picturesque location, Namchi offers an unmatched view of the Khangchendzonga range and the Rangit valley.
The 135 feet high statue of Guru Padamasambhava is present at Samdruptse near Namchi . Samdruptse literally means 'wish fulfilling hill' in the Bhutia language. A unique, awe inspiring and gigantic 135 feet high statue of Guru Padamasambhava is installed atop Sampruptse. It is the highest statue of Guru Padamasambhava in the world.
Recently inaugurated (November 2011) Siddhesvara Dhaam is a unique Pilgrim Centre with a main temple of 108 feet height on which is based the 87 ft high statue of Lord Shiva on the sitting posture at the Solophok Hill. Apart from Shiva statue, this Pilgrim Centre also has replicas of the twelve Jyotirlingas, to offer one platform for Shiva devotees and replicas of four Dhaams of the country called the Chardham.
After visiting all these go to Darjeeling and overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day 05: Excursion to Tiger Hill & Darjeeling Full Sightseeing
Early Morning (at 04:00 am) drive to Tiger hill (Tiger Hill is located in Darjeeling, in the Indian State of West Bengal, and is the summit of Ghoom, the highest railway station in the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway – a UNESCO World Heritage Site) to watch the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 ft. Worlds 3rd highest peak), on your way back visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop.
After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Himalayan Zoological Park (Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park is a 67.56-acre zoo in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. The zoo was opened in 1958, and an average elevation of 7,000 feet, is the largest high altitude zoo in India), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Ropeway and Japanese Temple. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day 06: Darjeeling to Bagdogra Drop
After breakfast Check-out from hotel on time and take the departure transfers to Bagdogra for your onward journey. TOUR ENDS.
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