Taste of Hills

Day 1 : Bagdogra/NJP – Darjeeling (Approx 3 - 4 hours)

Arrive at the airport/railway station and drive to Darjeeling.

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.

Overnight at hotel.


Day 2 : 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.

After breakfast 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 and Happy Valley Tea Estate(from outside).

Overnight at hotel.


Day 3 : Darjeeling - Gangtok (Approx 4 – 5 hours)

After breakfast 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.

Later proceed for city tour visiting Rumtek Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology(closed on Sundays), Cottage Industry(closed on Sundays) and Flower Show Complex.

Overnight at hotel.


Day 4 : Gangtok

After breakfast proceed for full day excursion to Changu Lake which is 35 Kms from Gangtok at an altitude of 12,400 feet.

The Changu 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 Baba Mandir.

Overnight at hotel.


Day 5 : Gangtok - Bagdogra/NJP (Approx 4 – 5 hours)

After breakfast proceed towards the airport to board a flight for your onward journey. Return with splendid memories of your vacation.



  • Meet & Greet upon arrival at Airport / NJP Station

  • 2 Nights stay in Summit Grace Resort & Spa/Similar in Darjeeling

  • 2 Nights stay in Tamarind Hotel/Mt. Sinolchu/Keepsa Residency in Gangtok

  • Daily breakfast

  • Transfers & local sightseeing as per Itinerary

Exclusions:

Return airfare, airport taxes, visa charges, insurance, tips, all items of personal nature and anything not mentioned in the 'Inclusions'. GST 5%.

Disclaimer:

Cost per person on twin sharing basis. Any Increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in land arrangements and high season surcharge if any, will have to be borne by the client. Standard terms and conditions apply.