10 Nights / 11 days
Kolkata - Bagdogra - Darjeeling
- Pemayangste - Gangtok - Rumtek Monastery - Kolkata
. Darjeeling is one of the most beautiful Hill Stations
in Eastern India and has the highest Race Course in the World.
. Experiencing the early morning Sun rise in Tiger
Hill, displays a panorama of colours and sunsets are purple and
. Exploring Pemayangste, situated in Pelling, West
Sikkim. It is perched at a height of 2085 mts and is the second
oldest and perhaps the most important monastery in Sikkim.
Best Time to Tour: Best time to tour Darjeeling - Gangtok is mid September to mid December and resumes from mid March to mid June.
Day 01: Kolkata (Calcutta) City Tour
Arrive Kolkata (Calcutta). Transfer to hotel.Afternoon visit the Jain Temple, Zoological Gardens, Victoria Memorial & drive past Howrah Bridge, Dalhousie Square, Fort Williams, Secretariat Building and Old Court House Street.
Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 02: Kolkata (Calcutta) - Bagdogra
After breakfast, check-out at 1200 hrs from hotel. Evening transfer to rail station for New Jalpaiguri night train. Overnight on board the train.
Day 03: Darjeeling
Morning breakfast and proceed forlpaiguri and drive to Darjeeling. Rest of the day free. Darjeeling is one of the most beautiful hill stations in eastern India and has the highest altitude race course in the world. Places worth visiting are the Lablong village, the Mountaineering Institute and Tenzing Norgay House - (Tenzing Norgay was the first person to scale Mt. Everest).
Day 04: Darjeeling City Tour
Day free in Darjeeling or early morning optional tour of Tiger Hill & Ghoom Monastery. At the Tiger Hill, the morning Sunrise displays a panorama of colours and Sunsets are purple and gold. Also one can enjoy the scenic views of Himalayan Peaks . Return via the famous Ghoom Monastery. You could spend the rest of the day walking in the bazaars of Darjeeling or visit one of the Tea gardens. Darjeeling tea is known world over for its fine flavor.
Day 05: Pemayangste
Morning drive to Pemayangste. Afternoon visit the Monastery. Pemayangste is situated in Pelling, West Sikkim. It is perched at a height of 2085 mts and is the second oldest and perhaps the most important monastery in Sikkim. This monastery belongs to the Nyigma order & all other Nyigma order monasteries in Sikkim are subordinate to it.
Day 06: Gangtok
Drive to Gangtok. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 07: Gangtok City Tour
Morning city tour. Gangtok - The capital of Sikkim and a city of great scenic beauty, is surrounded by green forests. There are a number of monasteries in and around Sikkim, each a symbol of Himalayan Buddhism. Afternoon free.
Day 08: Gangtok - Rumtek Monastery
Morning visit Enchey Monastery, The Residency - for an excellent view of the mountains, the White Memorial Hall, Institute of Tibetology and Deer Park. Continue to visit the famous Rumtek Monastery belonging to the Red Hat sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 09: Jalpaiguri - Calcutta
Drive to New Jalpaiguri to catch your overnight train to Calcutta.
Day 10: Kolkata (Calcutta)
On arrival in Calcutta transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 11: Departure
Morning transfer to airport.
Vacation of rajasthan
India beach Holiday
Wildlife and Emerald Backwater Tour
Tour of East India galleries