Sikkim Darjeeling Mega Package
Duration : 8 Nights / 9 days
Package Code : SKDP002
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Darjeeling lies in the foothills of the lower Himalayas which are also known as the Mahabharata range. This town was Developed by the British in the mid 19th century and was famous for its hill stations. Only later they came to know that this region was suitable for tea plantations and preparation for that began, the town soon became the tea hub in India and was said to produce the finest tea leaves in the country.
Lachung is a beautiful little town located in the valley of same name, surrounded by tall snookered mountains. It's the most popular destination in North Sikkim, many more tourists visit here than Lachen. Most tourists stay in their hotels for 1 night and also eat there since there are not many restaurants or even shacks outside of hotels.It is the town of Sikkim which consists of various snow capped mountains, sparkling streams, peaks, breathtaking waterfalls and much more. It is the perfect destination which offers you pleasant holidays.
Lachen is a town in North Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. It is located at an elevation of 2,750 metres. The name Lachen means "big pass". Lachen is the sister village of Lachung in North Sikkim and is the base for tours to Gurudongmar lake and Chopta valley.you visit the Lachen Monastery. The Ngodub Choling monastery overlooking the village is one of the oldest monasteries of Sikkim being constructed in 1858. The monastery follows Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism. There is a large ground in front of the monastery which offers panoramic view of Lachen village and surrounding hills.
Gangtok is a bustling, friendly hill station, and the capital of the Himalayan state of Sikkim. The name Gangtok is derived from the Tibetan word for 'hillside,' and the city currently has a population of around 80,000 - a mixture of indigenous Sikkimese and people of Nepalese and Tibetan ancestry.Gangtok is a popular place with tourists heading for spending their holiday.. The city is a fascinating place to spend a few nights, the winding side alleys hide some unexpected gems, and the main street (MG Marg) is pedestrianized and a pleasant place to take a stroll.
Day 01: Arrival At Njp Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport(IXB) And transfer to Darjeeling Via Mirik
Our representative will be there to receive the Guest at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) – He will be assisting for the transfer - Darjeeling - Nearly 105 kilometers 3 ½ - 4 hours drive – At an height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet lies the land of breathtaking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Everest is the Queen of the hills – It is also home to the famous World Heritage train – The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) - Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around Mall or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Darjeeling
Day 02:Darjeeling Local Sightseeing
Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather) – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop .Return to hotel for breakfast refreshments,have some rest then visit, Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Darjeeling Central Ropeway,Tensing Gumpo Rock,Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday),Natural History Museum(Sunday Closed), Japanese Buddhist Temple and Japanese peace pagoda is one of the Peace Pagodas designed to provide a focus for people of all races and creeds to help unite them in their search for world peace.Happy valley tea state,established in 1854, it is Darjeeling's second oldest tea estate.– Evening free to stroll around the area.Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day 03:Transfer to Gangtok
After breakfast,checkout of hotel and start for Gangtok.On the way sightseeing.Click some nice photos with friends and family.Reach Gangtok hotel in afternoon,check into hotel and relax.Eveving free for local exploration on foot.Make sure visit Mahatma Gandhi Marg for refreshments and local shopping spree.Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 04:Gangtok Local Sightseeing
After Breakfast Visit Ban Jhakri Waterfall,Nehru Botanical Garden. There is a concrete pathway to take a stroll through the garden with many subtropical trees & plantations. Shanti View Point,spend a few minutes to watch the great views of Gangtok township at the opposite mountain.Enchey Monastery An old renowned monastery founded in 1800s. Ganesh Tok Cable ride (Ropeway) great 1km cable car ride across three stations from Deorali to Tashiling ,Institute of Tibetology renowned institute on Tibetan Language & culture.FromTashi View Point have excellent view of sunrise and Kanchenjunga.Overnight stay at Gangtok
DAY 05:Excursion to Tsomgo Lake , Baba Mandir,Nathula pass(optional)
After breakfast start for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) & Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms one way from Gangtok city. Nathula Pass is optional is subject of availability and requirement.Overnight stay at Gangtok
DAY 06:Gangtok to Lachen Transfer
After breakfast, Excursion to Lachen , On the way Visit Mangan,is the capital of the district of North Sikkim in the Indian state of Sikkim.Chungthang valley, it stands at the confluence of the rivers Lachen chu and Lachung chu. Chungthang valleyis considered to be a holy place which has been blessed by Guru Padmasambhava, the patron saint of Sikkim. There is a rock here which to this day bears the hand and footprints of Padmasambhava.There is a small patch of land here from which grows paddy every year. The nature defying miracle is believed to be the blessing of Guru Padmasambhava who sprinkled a handful of grain on the spot which has sprouted paddy ever since. Overnight stay at Lachen.
Day 07:Lachen local sightseeing and transfer to Lachung
After breakfast, Visit Chopta valley is famous as the valley of flowers, the Chopta Valley is popular for its riot of colors during summer months.This valley is unexplored and untouched, as a very few tourists travel to this destination despite its popularity.Gurudongmar lake is a high altitude lake close to Tibet boarder in North Sikkim. It is the land of Yaks, blue ships and other high altitude animals of Sikkim and Tibet. It is believed that believed to posses the miraculous power of granting children to issueless couples.Thangu valley,due to its high altitude located of around 3962 m, it is covered in the blanket of snow almost all the time. The valley comprises alpine meadows that are flanked by shimmering water of River Teesta and wooden houses, offering a picturesque sight to witness. and transfer to Lachung , Overnight stay at Lachung.
Day 08:Lachung local sightseeing and transfer to Gangtok
After breakfast , Visit Seven sister waterfall ,is a serene waterfall has a small footbridge crosses over the stream to give the visitor a better view and photographic break. A further climb up the steps leads to another kadeloscopic view of the waterfalls. Bhimnala waterfall nicknamed as the Amitabh Bachhan Falls because of its height. It is one of the tallest waterfalls in Sikkim.Yumthang valley,known as Valley of Flowers sanctuary, is a nature sanctuary with river, hot springs, yaks and grazing pasture on rolling meadows surrounded by the Himalayan mountains.Zero point,which is situated at an altitude of 15,300 ft which is above the sea level, Yumesamdong or Zero point(optional) and it is nature personified at an altitude which is further up and about 23kms from Yumthang. Transfer to Gangtok , Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 09: Transfer from Gangtok to Bagdogra airport / Njp station
After breakfast , checkout of hotel.Start from Gangtok for Bagdogra airport / Njp station . This is the end of trip.
Gangtok, Darjeeling Kalimpong is few destination available in Sikkim and West Bengal that provide premium attraction quite popular among the tourist.Darjeeling, popularly known as a jewel in the crown of the east Himalayas, has been destination for the nature lovers.The altitude across Sikkim and West Bengal specially in around Darjeeling varies widely and ranges from the lowest elevation of 280m (920ft) to the highest point of Kanchenjunga peak which lies at the border of Sikkim and Nepal and at an altitude of 8,586m.Visit Sikkim Darjeeling with MaaShree Tours and Travel to have a memorable experience.
|Peak Season:||Apr - Sept,Oct -Jan|
|Off Season||Jul, Aug,Feb, Mar|
Darjeeling -2 Night
Gangtok- 4 Night
Lachung - 1 Day
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Tiger hill , Bataisa loop , Ghoom Monastery , Darjeeling Himalayan Railways Toy train ride,Darjeeling Central Ropeway , Japanese Peace pagoda , Happy valley tea state , Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center
Ban Jhakri Waterfall, Nehru Botanical Garden, Shanti View Point, Rumtek Monastery, Enchey Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Cable ride, Institute of Tibetology, Tashi View Point,Chang lake , Baba Mandir, Nathula pass(Optional).
Copta valley , Gurudomgar lake , Thangu valley
Seven sister waterfall , Bhimnala waterfall , Yumthang valley ,Zero point (Optional),on way visit to Mangan , Chungthang valley
Pre-planned itineraries with fixed transport (departure/return), stay & sightseeing, with changes allowed as per requirement.
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