A Taste of the Hills –

Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days

Destination Covered: Darjeeling | Gangtok

 Destination: The beauty that prevails in the North East India is mystical and mesmerizing and this 4 nights 5 days tour provides you with real taste of the hills that is adventurous and unforgettable. You will experience the serenity of the hills that prevails in the tea estates, sunrises and sunsets or the marvelous scenic views of the Himalayas. The place has Buddhist culture imbibed in it and Darjeeling and Sikkim have a great amount of monasteries and monks. While Darjeeling is known for its variety of tea estates and the view of majestic Kanchenjunga peak, it has numerous buildings with rustic charm of colonial era. Gangtok is known for its amazing landscapes, dancing rivers and serene lakes, which makes it a must visit destination.

 

Tour Highlight:-

Dorje Ling – At an altitude of 2134m.
Tiger Hill to see a beautiful sunrise.
Visit to visiting Flower Show and Do Drul Chorten.
Changu Lake – at an altitude of 12,400 feet.

Price

No. Of PaxBudgetSilverGoldPlatinum
2 Pax19375210002287528625
4-6 Pax14000156251743723125
  • Platinum charges are on MAP plan
  • Price mentioned above is on per person basis.
  • Minimum No. of Participants – 02.

Hotels

 

City NameBudgetSilverGoldPlatinum
DarjeelingSeven Seventeen/

Hill crown Retreat

Mount Himalayan /SimilarSummit Grace/

Mount Himalayan

Viceroy/

Summit Hermon/

Similar

GangtokJuniper Tree/

Renam

Tashi Palace/

Similar

Summit Golden Crescent/

Summit Namnang Courtyard

Summit Denzong/

Norling Resort and Spa

Inclusion

  • Accommodation at mentioned hotels or Similar as per meal plans mentioned.
  • Transportation by appropriate NAC vehicles as per itineraries and package.
  • All parking charges and Road taxes, toll taxes.
  • Assistance by our representatives during airport/station transfers.

Exclusion

  • Any Airfare/Train fare
  • Expenses of personal nature like medical expenses, phone calls, etc
  • Entry fees at Monuments and guide services
  • Government Service tax as applicable.
  • Day 01: Bagdogra/NJP –Darjeeling 93 kms 3 hours approx.

    Assistance at the airport/station on arrival and drive to Darjeeling. Standing high in the Himalayas at an altitude of 2134m, ‘Dorje Ling’, or place of the Thunderbolt, offers breathtaking views of snow-capped mountain peaks, with the Kanchendzonga rising higher than all the others. Often referred to as the “Queen of the Hills”, it remains just as alluring with its tiny waterfalls, little villages and a narrow gauge railway track. Surrounded by World Famous Tea Gardens and snow capped mountains, Darjeeling remains one of the most exotic destinations. Graeme Westlake in his book ‘An introduction to hill stations on India’ refers to Darjeeling as having “A view Scarcely Unrivalled on Earth”. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 02: Darjeeling

    Early morning visit Tiger Hill to see a beautiful sunrise and Himalayan Range like Kanchandzonga, Mount Everest etc. One can see the horizon changing colors just before sunrise and then the entire Himalayan range turn golden. It is truly a majestic sight and Ghoom Monastery which is oldest Monastery in the area which was built in 1875 and one can see the image of Mythey Buddha 15ft. height on the way back from Tiger Hill.Breakfast at the hotel and proceed for city tour visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute(closed on Thursday) which was started by Tenzing Norgay after he climbed Mt. Everest, Zoological Park(closed on Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Centre(closed on Sunday), Tenzing Rock, Gombu Rock, Tea Estate(from outside), Japanese Temple and Peace Pagoda.Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 03: Darjeeling – Gangtok 98 kms 4 hours approx.

    Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Gangtok . At an altitude of 1750m, Gangtok became the state capital in the mid 19th century and has undergone rapid development since then. The downtown area is dominated by huge government buildings decorated with traditional Buddhist symbols. Gangtok is also a resting ground for people traveling to North Sikkim. Surrounded by Monasteries and Orchids, Gangtok is truly a travellers delight. Afternoon sightseeing in Gangtok visiting Flower Show, Do Drul Chorten, Institute of Tibetology(closed on Sunday), Cottage Industry(closed on Sunday) and Bakthang Falls. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 04: Gangtok

    Breakfast at the hotel and full day excursion to Changu Lake which is 35 Kms from Gangtok at an altitude of 12,400 feet. The lake derives its waters from melting snows off the surrounding mountains Legends say that lamas could forecast the future by studying the color of the lake’s waters.Also visit New Baba MandirOvernight at hotel.
  • Day 05: Gangtok – Bagdogra/NJP 125 kms 4 hours approx.

    Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Bagdogra/NJP in time for flight/train to onward destination.
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