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Culture Tour – Darjeeling, Gangtok & Kalimpong

Duration : 7 day(s)

Day 01: (Bagdogra (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri (NJP) – Darjeeling ):
Welcome on arrival at IXB/NJP meet our representative and transfer to Darjeeling (80kms/3hrs).Once the summer capital of India , Darjeeling is a land of infinite variety and charm. It will cater you a mix-experience of lively nature charming Himalayan people. Surrounded by Tea gardens; this little town faces some of the highest peaks of the Himalayas . Take a rest and then a walk around town to appreciate the new culture you are in. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02 ( Darjeeling Best points Sightseeing):
Early morning start for Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise and its amazing effects on the Mt. Kanchendzonga (Worlds 3rd highest peak), Visit Ghoom Monastery and Batashia Loop War Memorial while returning to the Hotel. After breakfast followed by Half day best point local sightseeing covering Japanese Temple, Peace Pagoda, Padmaja N. Zoological Garden, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tibetan Refugee Self-help Center and Rock side. After that visit to the Mall (Chowrasta) along with local Market for City Life. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03 ( Darjeeling to Gangtok):
Morning after breakfast transfer to Gangtok (110kms/4hrs), at an altitude of 5500ft Gangtok is the Capital of Sikkim is a beautiful and clean town promising of the best monasteries and landscapes. Evening free for individual activity and leisure, overnight at hotel.

Day 04 (Gangtok Local Sightseeing):
Early morning visit Hanuman Tak,Ganesh Tak,Tashi view Point(These three points are famous for watching beautiful early morning view on Mt Kanchenjunga).After breakfast best point sightseeing tour in and around this capital city of Sikkim, covering Chortan, Stupa, Institute of Tibetology Institute of Handicrafts and handlooms along with Rumtek Monastery & Dharma Chakra Centre (24Kms/45Mins), the sect of the Kargyupa Sect one of the 4 major Tibetan Buddhist Sect,& Flower Show. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 05 – Gangtok:
Easy excursion to Tsomgo Lake situated at the Indo-China border at an altitude of 12,400ft. (option to have an experience of Yak ride here). Enjoy the serene beauty of the lake and return back to Gangtok. Stay O/N.

Day 06 (Gangtok to Kalimpong – Morning transfer to Kalimpong (85kms/03hrs):
Another quiet hill station in Eastern Himalaya . Kalimpong is famous for its Orchids & Nurseries and some of the rarest cacti & Orchids can be seen. Oak, Maple and Chestnut stretch up the ridge as far as the eye can reach. Check in rest & Lunch at Hotel followed half day sightseeing in & around Kalimpong covering Durpin Dhara, Zong Dong Palri Fo-Brong Monastery and flower & Orchid Nursaries and Kalimpong Market. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 07 (Kalimpong Bagdogra (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri ( NJP – Morning Transfer to IXB/NJP ( 75kms / 3hrs). Tour End.

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