DAY 01: ARRIVAL NJP RAILWAY STATION / BAGDOGRA AIRPORT - GANGTOK (123 km / 03 hours drive approximately)
On arrival at NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport, you will be met by our office Executive who will assist you to board your vehicle to Gangtok. Overnight stay in Hotel at Gangtok
DAY 02: GANGTOK – TSHANGU LAKE (43 km / 03 hours drive approximately)
After breakfast, in the morning, start for excursion to Baba Mandir & Tshangu Lake - situated at a height of 12400Ft / 3780 Mts, with an average depth of 50 ft. The cool water of the Lake is perfectly attuned with the scenic beauty around. Back to Gangtok and Overnight at Hotel. (In case of Land slide or any reason Tshangu Lake is closed we will provided alternate sightseeing). Overnight stay in Hotel at Gangtok
DAY 03: GANGTOK- PELLING (116 Km / 05 hours drive approximately)
Morning Go for a half day sightseeing covering Jhakri Water Falls along with Droul Chorthen, Research Institute of Tibetology, Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom (Closed on Sunday), Flower Show. Afternoon transfer to Pelling.Overnight stay in Hotel at Pelling.
DAY 04: PELLING – DARJEELING (125 Km / 05 hours drive approximately)
After breakfast on the way panoramic sightseeing of Rimbi Waterfalls, Rimbi Hydro Project & Kechopari Lake (6000 Ft / 1829 Mts). After lunch transfer to Darjeeling. Overnight stay in Hotel at Darjeeling.
DAY 05: DARJEELING – SIGHTSEEING
Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (8364 Ft / 2550 Mts at around 4 AM) to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather). On way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop.
After breakfast go for a half-day sightseeing of Japanese Temple, Peace pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park & Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Darjeeling Ropeway Ride (Ticket cost not included & will be approx INR 180.00 per person) Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center (Closed on Sunday) & panoramic view of Tea Estate.
Overnight stay in Hotel at Darjeeling
DAY 06: DARJEELING - Bagdogra Departure (100 km / 03 hour drive approximately)
After breakfast checkout of the hotel & Reach the Bagdogra Airport / Railway Station for your onward connection or way back home
Accommodation in the above mentioned hotel or similar category hotels / resorts.
Daily breakfast and dinner included in the package for Deluxe category and Premium Category
Only Breakfast included for all person travelling in Standard Package.
All transfers and sightseeing by NAC Vehicle.
All toll taxes, parking charges, driver allowances.
All currently applicable hotel taxes except GST @ 5%
Cost for Airfare, Train fare, Insurance Premiums, Rafting Charges
Any other meal not mentioned in price includes.
Any other destination not mentioned in itinerary.
Any monument entrance fees, camera fees, guide charges.
Any expenses of personal nature.
GST @ 5%
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Extra Uses of our Vehicle
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