The charming gem of Sikkim, the capital city – Gangtok is a touristic spot that offers scenic natural views at every step. A melting pot of nature panoramas and unique cultures, this stunner is nestled in the lap of the mighty Himalayas. It is a good base to explore Buddhist monasteries, high-altitude mountain passes and gushing rivers with the majestic backdrop of Mt. Kanchenjunga.
It features high in the bucket-list of travelers for its rare beauty and is a popular magnet for cultural diversity. You would simply never fall short of reasons to visit this nature’s paradise which is also a hub of many Buddhist monasteries. If you are excited to discover this soon, our Majestic Sikkim with Darjeeling Tour would transition you to the Gangtok’s mind-stirring beauty at its best. The main highlight of the tour is a visit to the capital city’s famous places to visit namely the Rumtek Monastery, Enchey Monastery & Cottage Industry.
You would be introduced to the famous touristic spots of Darjeeling like the Tiger Hill (8,500 ft.), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tibetan Refugee Centre and the Ghoom Monastery (featuring a majestic 15 feet statue of Maitreyi Buddha). For a more soul-filling experience, hop on a toy train that runs from New Jalpaiguri Railway Station to Ghoom Monastery (highest point of the city at 7,500 ft.). It transports you through the hilly loops, lush green vistas, and amazing places like Siliguri and Kurseong.
Bagdogra – Darjeeling – Gangtok – Bagdogra
Our representative will meet and greet you at the Airport followed by straight transfer to Darjeeling (6,950 ft.). On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Spend rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Wake up for an early Morning drive (at 04:00 am) to Tiger hill (8,400 ft.). Capture the pristine glimpses of sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 ft.) - World’s 3rd highest mountain peak. Return to hotel for breakfast. Later, get ready for a scenic toy train ride upto Ghoom. Upon reaching, take a tour of the ancient Ghoom Monastery then visit Ghoom Monastery (Subject to operation of this train & availability of the seats). Later in the afternoon, gear up for a local sightseeing tour covering the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute/Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (Closed on Thursdays), Tibetan Self- Helf Centre Or Refugee Centre (Closed on Sundays). Return to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Enjoy morning breakfast at leisure. Later, head for a local sightseeing tour with visit to the Rumtek Monastery/Do Drul Chorten, Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Saturday/Sunday & Govt. Holidays), Enchey Monastery & Cottage Industry (Closed on Saturday/Sunday & Govt. Holidays). Drive back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Gangtok.
Wake up and enjoy a leisure breakfast. Later, check out from the hotel. Direct transfer to Bagdogra Airport / NJP Railway Station for journey back home.
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