On these 7 days, the Eastern Himalaya tour visits Darjeeling, Pelling, Gangtok & Kalimpong. Marvel at the breathtaking view of sunrise at Tiger Hill, go for a ride on Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (Toy Train), and visit Happy Valley Tea Estate. In addition, seek blessings at Enchey Monastery. It is a prominent hub for Buddhist culture and religion and a hotspot for shoppers, lovers, diners, and fashionistas. A walk through the meandering roads can enable one to learn everything about this slice of paradise.
Day 1: Bagdogra – Darjeeling (62kms) (B)
On arrival at Bagdogra airport to Darjeeling check-in at the hotel. Darjeeling the Queen of India`s hills, a Victorian town of old-world charm surrounded by fragrant tea gardens that seem to flow over the layered slopes like emerald swells on a rough sea. Rest time free to relax and explore The Mall. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Darjeeling (B)
Early morning 4 am pick up for visiting Tiger Hill to witness the first rays of sun hitting the twin peaks of Kangchenjunga, along with a panoramic view of Everest peeping through the peaks standing by its side, then Tiger Hills makes for a perfect sunrise for you. You can see Kurseong to the south along with multiple rivers flowing down. On way back visit Ghoom Monastery & Batasia Loop. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Zoological Park (closed on Thursday) Tenzing Rock, Ropeway viewpoint, Tibetans Refuge Center (closed on Sunday), Happy Valley Tea Garden (outer view), and Lioyed botanical garden. Enjoy a toy train ride on Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit a Tibetan village & Buddhist monasteries Chholing & Darli. Evening free to explore the market. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Darjeeling – Pelling (75kms) (B)
Drive to Pelling check-in at the hotel. Later visit Pemayangtse Monastery one of the oldest and premier monasteries. Rabdentse Ruins one of the best historical places surrounded by dense forest. Tashiding Monastery of the Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism located on top of the hill rising between the Rathong chu and the Rangeet River. Sanga Choeling Monastery built in a Tibetan style of architecture it preserves various ancient paintings, accessories, and clay statues. Entry into the inner sanctum of Sanga Choeling Monastery is strictly restricted to the Bhutia and Lepcha communities. Rimbi water Falls formed over Rimbi River, a beautiful place where you can lighten, unwind and enjoy quality time. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Pelling – Gangtok (120kms) (B)
Drive to Gangtok via NH 31A passing through Temi, Taraku, Singtam, Rangpo & Ranipool. The journey is surrounded by lush green forests and Tea Gardens with an eye-catching picturesque view. On arrival check-in & overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Gangtok (B)
Visit Rumtek Monastery a three stories high standout most imperative and noteworthy monastery of the Black Hat sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Bakthang Waterfall an eye-catching attraction flowing from Ratey Chu a broad waterfall that creates a soothing environment. Tashi Viewpoint you can observe the glorious Himalayas snow peaks from here. Ganesh Tok an ancient temple of Lord Ganesha that has a pleasant aura, colorful buntings surrounding the temple. Enchey Monastery a 200 years old monastery that was initially established as a small gompa by a tantric artist and renowned exponent among highlander Buddhists, Lama DrupthobKarpo. Directorate of Handicraft and Handloom here you can buy the majestic artifacts such as Thanka painting, traditional carpets, wooden carved and colorfully painted sculptures, and much more. Also, visit the Directorate of Handicraft and Handloom & The Mall. Overnight at hotel.
Day 6: Gangtok – Kalimpong (75kms) (B)
Drive to Kalimpong check-in at the hotel. Later city tour of Kalimpong perched on a ridge above the Teesta River. It`s home to colonial-era buildings like MacFarlane Memorial Church named after a Scottish missionary & Dr. Grahams Homes a missionary of the Church of Scotland. Also, visit Durpin Monastery which contains sacred Buddhist scriptures. Deolo Park the landscaped garden offers views of the town and surrounding hills. Thongs Gompa the oldest monastery in Kalimpong founded in the year 1692. Zong Dog Palri Fo-Brang Gompa on the Durpin hill famous for the Tibetan wall paintings. It also has a religious debating society along with a school of Tibetan medicine. Overnight at hotel.
Day 7: Kalimpong – Bagdogra (75kms) (B)
Transfer to Bagdogra airport to board flight for onward destination.
Specification: Eastern Himalaya
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