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6 Days Culture tour itinerary for Darjeeling, Gangtok & Kalimpong: See Best Attractions In Foothills Of Himalayas

Darjeeling, Gangtok, Kalimpong

Nature
Nature Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour
SIKKIM CULTURAL TRIPS
See Best Attractions in Foothills of Himalayas

Local folk performance

Gangtok-India

Explore the state of Sikkim and the city of Darjeeling for an overall nature and relaxation experience surrounded by views of the Himalayan range.

DAY 01

ARRIVAL GANGTOK

  • Morning arrival in Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim state in India. On arrival, check in at hotel.

  • Afternoon sightseeing tour of Gangtok includes visit to Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms or Government Institute of Cottage, Enchey Monastery - a small hermitage built by lama Druptob Karpo.

  • Overnight stay in hotel.

DAY 02

GANGTOK SIGHTSEEING

  • In the morning, visit Do-drul Chorten (Stupa) - situated on a hillock built by late Trulshik Rimpoche in 1946, Hanuman Tok- 7200 ft., temple of God Hanuman, Research Institute of Tibetology, Rumtek Monastery, and Ganesh Tok temple of God Ganesha.

  • Also visit Tashi View point.

  • Overnight stay in hotel.

DAY 03

GANGTOK - KALIMPONG (75 KM, 2 HOURS)

  • In morning, leave for Kalimpong and after arrival check in at the hotel.

  • Kalimpong is an ideal holiday resort because of its balmy climate throughout the year. It is also well known for its colorful people inheriting a lifestyle that has blending of social and cultural influences of Tibet, Sikkim, Nepal, and Bhutan.

  • Drive to old Bhutanese ruins and go shopping for interesting souvenirs.

  • Overnight stay in hotel.

DAY 04

KALIMPONG – DARJEELING (95 KM, 3 HOURS)

  • Morning transfer to Darjeeling. Darjeeling is popularly known as the "Queen of the Hills" and produces the famous Darjeeling Tea, one of the world's finest teas. It is also home to the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a World Heritage Site.

  • Rest of the day is at leisure.

  • Overnight stay in hotel.

DAY 05

DARJEELING SIGHTSEEING

  • Very early morning excursion to Tiger Hill by jeep or car to have a spectacular view of sunrise on Himalayas.

  • After breakfast, city tour of Darjeeling. Visit Ghoom Monastery, Himalayan Zoo & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Himalayan Darjeeling Railway (Toy Train) ,and tea gardens.

  • Overnight stay in hotel.

DAY 06

DEPARTURE

  • Morning after breakfast drive to Pashupatinagar (Nepal – India border) then cross the border to catch flight to Kathmandu from Bhadrapur airport, or, transfer to Bagdogra Airport for your onward flight.

  • 750 USD Per Adult
  • Accommodation on twin sharing.

  • All meals from lunch on Day 01 to Breakfast on Day 06.

  • All transfers & sightseeing in private vehicle Jeep / Van / Mini Coach.

  • Entry fees to sightseeing places.

  • Experienced, English-speaking guide.

  • Personal & baggage insurance.

  • Personal expenses –laundry, phone, etc.

  • Flight ticket cost for Bagdora or Bhadrapur.

  • Bottled drinks.

  • Extra costs on account of change of itinerary by clients.

  • Extra costs on account of road blockages, strikes and events beyond our control.

Darjeeling, Gangtok, Kalimpong

Nature
Nature Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour
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