Duration : 11 Nights & 12 Days
Destination : Delhi - Bagdogra - Darjeeling - Pemayangtse - Yuksom - Martam - Gangtok - Martam - Lachung - Kalimpong - Bagdogra - Delhi)
Day 01: Delhi (Arrival)
Around midnight arrival in New Delhi. Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative and transferred to the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi - Bagdogra (by air) - Darjeeling
In the morning you will drive to the airport for the flight to Bagdogra. After the arrival in Bagdogra you will proceed north of the state through the coniferous forests and terraced tea gardens to Darjeeling. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel in Darjeeling. In the evening enjoy the beautiful surroundings at Darjeeling.
Day 03: Darjeeling
Very early in the morning you will drive to Tiger Hill (around 11 km) to enjoy the sunrise. Tiger Hill (2590 m) is the highest point in this area. There is a breathtaking view of the sunrise on the Kanchenjunga mountains. The moments of sunrise from Tiger Hill are described by most of the visitors as unforgettable. After viewing the Tiger Hill you will visit the Yiga Choling monastery, built in 1850. It has the 14 feet Maitriya Buddha statue. After visiting monastery drive back to the hotel. After having breakfast you will visit the institute of Mountaineering and Zoological Park.
Day 04: Darjeeling - Pemayangtse (Pelling)
Today you will leave the state of West Bengal and drive through the forests and tea gardens to Pemayangtse (The perfect Sublime Lotus) in Sikkim.
Day 05: Pemayangtse (Pelling) - Yuksom
Today after having breakfast you will visit the headquarter of the Nyingama sect in Pemayangtse. Then you will drive further to Kechopari Lake. After visiting the lake you will drive to Yuksom, the trekking base of Sikkim. In the evening arrive in Yuksom.
Day 06: Yuksom - Martam
After having breakfast visit the throne where the first King (Chogyal) of Sikkim was coronated in 1641. Then drive to Martam. Arrive in Martam by afternoon.
Day 07: Martam - Gangtok - Martam
Today you will drive to Gangtok and have full day sightseeing. In Gangtok, you will visit the Rumtek Monastery, Tibetology Institute, Enchey Monastery and Bazaar. After having sightseeing in Gangtok, drive back to Martam.
Day 08: Martam - Lachung
After having breakfast you will drive to Lachung.
Day 09: Lachung
Today you will drive to Yumthang Valley (Valley of Flowers) to see the floor covered with flowers and rhodendrons that bloom in forest. This place is surrounded by mighty snow peaks. After visiting the Yumthang valley, drive back to Lachung.
Day 10: Lachung - Martam
After having breakfast drive from Lachung to Martam.
Day 11: Martam - Kalimpong
Today you will drive from Martam to Kalimpong. The beautiful mountain scenery and the abundance of flowers have made Kalimpong an attractive resort. In the afternoon visit Doorpin Monastery and Bazaar.
Day 12: Kalimpong - Bagdogra - Delhi (by air)
Today you will drive from Kalimpong to Bagdogra for the flight to Delhi. In the evening arrive in Delhi.