Gangtok is located in the Shivalik hills and the altitude is of 5500 ft. This city is love for those who is close to nature and appreciates the natural beauty of higher peaks and Himalayan ranges. The snow clad tower over the Himalaya gives a beautiful view. The queens of the hill – Darjeeling is another nature blessed land. The road passing through the hill slope covered with a tea garden enhances the experience. In the Darjeeling Sikkim tour, one shall be able to cover beautiful spots and carry wonderful memories.
Gangtok is a popular hill destination in the north eastern region of India where you can view the natural beauty dotted with lakes , mountains and specially catch a glimpse of the majestic Kanchenjunga which is the third highest peak in the world.. Gangtok is a quaint hill town steeped in Buddhist culture with colourful prayer flags waving in the cool air amidst fertile hills , silent lamas quietly mumbling sacred chants and , vividly painted pagoda roofed huts .
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Meet & Greet on arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Airport & transfer to Gangtok (5,480 ft.). On arrival check-in to hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
After taking breakfast at the hotel, get set for a full day of spectacular natural beauty. We will start an excursion to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 Ft) and Baba Mandir (13,200 Ft) which is 55 Kms away from Gangtok. After visiting these two places come back hotel and overnight stay in Gangtok.
After breakfast transfer to Darjeeling (6,710 ft.). On arrival check-in to hotel & rest of the day free. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Early Morning (at 4.00 am) drive to Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular Sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 ft. Worlds 3rd highest peak), on your way back visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday closed) Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Ava Art Gallery and Japanese Temple (4 hrs from 9.00 to 13.00 hrs). Overnight stay will be at Darjeeling
After breakfast check out from hotel on time & transfer to NJP Railway station / IXB Airport for your onward journey