Itinerary # dsy

Darjeeling & Sikkim with Yumthang

11 Days & 10 Nights Tour 

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Day 01    Arrive at Bagdogra Airport/ NJP Railway Station. Transfer
                to Darjeeling, which will take four or four and half hours.
                Evening free for leisure.
                Overnight at hotel.

Day 02    Local Sightseeing for Himalayan Geological Park (Where
                you can see Snow Leopard, Himalayan Black Beer,
               Red Panda and Himalayan birds), Mountaineering Institute,
               Rope way (first passenger rope way system in India and
                perhaps the longest in Asia, which take approximately 45 minutes.)
                Tanzing and Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee self help center,
                Tea Estate and Libong Race Course. After short break for lunch
                visit to the Peace Pagoda (Japanese temple stating different
                stages of Buddha's life), Lal Kothi, Awa Art Gallery
                (Depicting fine arts and embroidery works) and National
               History Museum.
               Overnight at hotel.

Day 03    Departure by 3 O'clock in the morning to see the sun rise at the
                point Tiger Hill (give the magnificent view of the sunrise over
                Kanchenjunga and great eastern Himalayas.) Even the world
                highest peak Mount Everest is visible from here. Visit Ghoom
                monastery (one of the oldest monastery in India) and Batasia
                Loop. After lunch, evening free for leisure and shopping for
                souvenirs or take an optional excursion tour of the Rock garden.
                Overnight at hotel.

Day 04    Departure for Gangtok (app. 5 hr. journey). Check-in at hotel
                at Gangtok. Evening free for leisure.
                Overnight at hotel.

Day 05    Leave the hotel for full day sightseeing for Ganesh Tok
                (temple of god Ganesh), HanumanTok (temple of god
                Hanuman) and Tashi view point. After lunch visit for
                Directorate of Handicrafts & Handlooms, Orchid
                century, Chorten (Stupa), Research Institute of
                Tibetology, Botanical Garden and Rumtek Monastery.
                Overnight at hotel.

Day 06    Visit to 'Tsangu Lake (about 35 km. from Gangtok,
                a natural lake of Sikkim bordered by legends and peaks
                which flowers during the spring, the lake is situated at a
                height of 12,400 ft. on the old trade road between India
                and Tibet. Rides on Yaks are offered at the lake side.
                Overnight at hotel.

Day 07    Drive to Lachung. Refreshment on arrival. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 08    After breakfast, Excursion for Lachung to Yumthang- Nature walk. Which is
                on the same height of Kanchenjunga peak in a parallel way. Spend 2 to 3 hr.
                there. This will an excellent opportunity to see over 400 varieties of 
                rhododendrons which have placed Sikkim on the botanical map of the world.
                Breath the pure serene air that wafts down from the snowy peaks surrounding
                the valley and feel one with nature. Back to Lachung (Total journey is 54 km.).
                Overnight at hotel.

Day 09    Lachung to Gangtok. Overnight at hotel.

Day 10    Departure for Silliguri by afternoon.
                Overnight at hotel at Silliguri.

Day 11    Departure for Delhi / Calcutta.
 

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Last updated: January 14, 2016