Highlight - This itinerary looks to cover the areas popularly visited in the East India which
are Darjeeling, Pelling, Gangtok and Kalimpong and in a most -likely time frame
which around 8 days which allows a relaxed itinerary as well as a good mix of
1 - Arrive in Morning at New Jalpaiguri / Bagdogra and proceed to Darjeeling
(90 kms) - 3 hours. Proceed for local sightseeing in the afternoon.
Ghoom Gompa (10 kms), Museum, Zoological Park, Botanical Gardens
Day 2 - Proceed
to Tiger hill (View Point to be visited for Sunrise) in the morning. Visit local
markets in the afternoon.
3 and 4 - Proceed to Pelling after breakfast - 118 kms - (4 hours). Enjoy Hiamlaya
views from Pelling. Visit Pemayangatse Monastery, Changay Waterfalls, Dentam Valley
and Singshore Bridge in the afternoon. Full day Excursion
Option from Pelling : Kecheoropalri Lake, Yuksom and Tashiding Monastery
Day 5 and 6
to Gangtok (132 kms) - While in Gangtok visit Tsangu Lake (full day Excursion), Rumtek
Monastery, Nam Nang View Point, Botanical Garden, Local Craft Centre, Flower Show
(Seasonal) and Tibetan Market. Morning visit to Tashi View point, Ganesh Tok,
Hanuman Tok and Pangthang can also be considered time permitting.
Day 7 and 8
- Proceed to Kalimpong
(79 kms). While in Kalimpong visit Flower
Nursuries, Durpin Daar hills
(View point and birding point), Jang-Dog-Palrifro-Brang-Gompa. You may also do
river rafting in river Teesta (Throughout the year except Monsoon)
Jalpaiguri has trains arriving from all over India. There are overnight trains
from Kolkata (Howarah) and Direct long distance train from Mumbai(Dadar) and other
metros. There are direct flights from
Kolkata and Delhi to Bagdogra.
Train - New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling - Guests looking to catch the heritage
train must arrive from an overnight train (e.g. Kolkata / Howarah) or stay 1
night in Transit in Siliguri before taking the train.
Please email to firstname.lastname@example.org
with dates of travel for further details and a quote (Estimated hotel cost and
transportation) for the above itinerary or any other itinerary (Extended or truncated).