Exciting Sikkim Darjeeling
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Exciting Sikkim Darjeeling
Hill Stations like Darjeeling and Gangtok, an impeccable part of North- Eat India, holds an inexorable charm that can rejuvenate senses in no time. Highly acclaimed by the tourists from around the world, Darjeeling and Sikkim are epitomes of the peerless exquisiteness of nature. From enjoying a relaxing toy train ride to indulging in audacious activities that are just meant for faint hearted people, these hill stations of India tantalize people of varied interest who are in quest of serenity. This is just the glimpses there is a lot more to behold for travellers.
The capital and largest city of Sikkim, Gangtok is a bustling city at an average altitude of 1,600 metres that is surrounded by glorious natural beauty on all sides, and populated with warm and friendly people, like one big multi-cultural family. One of India's world travel destinations, Gangtok is a popular holiday destination for everyone: from adventurers to culture junkies, and nature to food lovers. A perfect place for the entire family, Gangtok will not disappoint, providing various opportunities for entertainment and relaxation. Mt. Kanchenjunga, the third-tallest mountain in the world, is readily visible from Gangtok, and the best views can be obtained from Enchey Monastery and the Ganesh Tok temple, both of which are high above town. Other places to see in Gangtok include the Do-drul Chorten stupa complex, the Dodrupchen Monastery, as well as the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, apart from many others. Gangtok has a railway station, and is well-connected with the rest of the state by rail and bus. In this manner, Gangtok offers some of the best travel packages and family travel deals in Sikkim and the entire North-East. Budget hotels in Gangtok, along with value for money sightseeing tours, make it a destination that offers cheap holiday packages, and all-inclusive family vacations.
Namchi is fast becoming a major tourist spot and a pilgrimage centre. The Namchi Monastery, Ralang Monastery and Tendong Hill are important Buddhist pilgrimage centres. The world's largest statue (at 118 feet) of the Buddhist Padmasambhava, also known as Guru Rinpoche, the patron saint of Sikkim, is on the Samdruptse hill (The Wish Fulfilling hill) opposite Namchi. It was completed in February 2004. It is also said that the Samdruptse hill is actually a dormant volcano. Myths say that the Buddhist monks have been going on top of the hill and offering prayers to the volcano to keep it calm. There is also a Rock Garden just few kilometers up from the town on the way to Samdruptse. Sikkim Best Home Stay is just 8 km away from Namchi Bazar. The Rock Garden displays a wide variety of Flora and is a local recreation and picnic spot. It offers a magnificent view of Mt. Kanchendzonga, aka Mt. Kangchenjunga, the world's third highest peak.
Pelling is a small town in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim, at the foothills of Mount Khangchendzonga. The late-17th-century Buddhist Sanga Choling Monastery has mountain views. Pemayangtse Monastery features wall paintings, sculptures and a gold-plated statue of Guru Padsambhava. Overlooking a valley, the 17th-century Rabdentse Palace, now in ruins, still has evidence of the king’s bedroom and kitchen.
As you will arrive at New Jalpaiguri railway station (Siliguri) or Bagdogra Airport (Siliguri), On arrival at NJP / Bagdogra / Siliguri you will be transferred to Gangtok, its strategic location,a strong Buddhist presence and heady cultural offerings make the First City of Sikkim - Gangtok, a tempting insight into this stimulating land. Mt.Khanchendzonga, orchid nurseries, great shopping - Overnight stay at Gangtok hotel.
Proceed for Gangtok city tour that includes Rumtek Monastery, Golden Stupa & Nalanda Institute. Also visit Tashi View Point, Ganesh Mandir, Hanuman Tok. Enjoy the Rope Way Ride (Subject to Operation) and visit Flower exhibition show, Vidhan Sabha from outside, Dordul Chorten Stupa and Tibetology. Later enjoy shopping on the mall road.
Kick start your day with a hearty meal as today is going to be a fun day. According to your pre-decided schedule, you will be visiting Tsomgo Lake (12,400 Feet), a high-altitude lake that is sacred to both Hindus and Buddhist. After spending few minutes at the lake,you will visit the Baba Mandir (13,200 Feet). Dinner and Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Proceed in Pelling. En-route Visit Buddha Park – a 130-foot high statue of the Buddha. Arrive in Pelling in the evening.
After Breakfast start for full day sight seeing which includes, Rimbi Falls, and Kanchenjunga falls, Khecheopalri Lake ( a sacred lake and a pilgrimage centre for all faiths and is about 2 hours drive from Pelling, also known as wish fulfilling lake), Darap Village.Overnight stay at Pelling hotel.
Visit Temi Tea Garden, The 135Ft Statue Of Guru Padmasambhava Near Samdruptse In Namchi, Chaar Dhaam.Overnight at Darjeeling Hotel.
Visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) followed by Mountaineering Documentary Show (subject to operation), Zoological Park, Tea Gardens and Tenzing Rock. Evening Free time for shopping.
Early morning visit Tiger Hill to enjoy sunrise on the Kanchanjunga Ranges and visit Battasey loop. Later visit the Peace Pagoda, Japanese Temple and Ava Art Gallery.
After breakfast transfer to NJP/ IXB / Siliguri for return journey. Tour ends.
You can confirm your booking in our tour by paying a deposit of Rs 10,000/- Per Person.The balance payment shall be paid 15 days prior to the departure of the tour.Balance payment by Cheque will be excepted 15 days prior to the departure of the tour.If any body fails to the balance amount before 15 days, he shall be deemed as cancelled, and the deposit shall not be refunded.If we cancel the tour from the our part, due to insufficient number of passenger or any other reason then we shall refund the full amount of the tour, hence we will not be responsible for the cancellation charges applicable for train/air tickets.But if we are forced to cancel the tour due to the natural calamities like flood, riots, bandhs, strikes etc.then we shall refund the tour cost after deducting 10% as our service charge for making the necessary arrangements for your tour. Rules and Regulations are different for Special Group/Group Bookings. If the passenger wants to cancel the tour he shall have to make a written application to our office, and we shall refund the tour cost after deducating Cancellation charges as under :