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Darjeeling And Sikkim Tour – Cultural plunge into India & Lost Kingdom

Our Darjeeling Gangtok Sikkim Tour starts from Kathmandu in Nepal, to the Indian border in the north of India, to Darjeeling and further to Sikkim, the Lost Kingdom of the Eastern Himalayas.

A real cultural immersion into this spectacular region!

You can of course also contact us for a customised tour.

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Darjeeling Gangtok Sikkim Tour Itinerary – Example

The following Darjeeling Gangtok Sikkim itinerary outlines a possible itinerary for your Darjeeling Gangtok Sikkim Tour.

Day 1 – Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu our company representative will be displaying a hoarding board written as “All Nepal Trekking P. Ltd” outside the airport terminal for receiving you and you will be then transferred to your respective hotel by our private vehicle.

Includes: Airport – Pick Up, Accommodation

Day 2 – Kathmandu sightseeing

After breakfast, our tour guide will take you to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. Pashupatinath Temple is regarded as one of the holiest sites for Hindus all over the world and dedicated to Shiva. Boudhanath Stupa is located 5 km east of Kathmandu city center, one of the largest stupas in the world and one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage which stands three-tiered platform raised over the crossed rectangles.

Swayambhunath Stupa is located in the heart of the city and a little hillock lies about 4 km west of Kathmandu city center. Swayambhunath is also called Monkey Temple by the tourists owing to the large number of monkeys in the temple area.

Includes: Meals – Breakfast, Accommodation, Guide and Transport

Day 3 – Fly to Bhadrapur – Drive to Darjeeling

Today arrive Bhadrapur Airport. On arrival meet our Darjeeling representative and transfer by Nepal Vehicle to Border of Nepal and India where you Indian vehicle will be waiting. Finish with the Immigration formalities and transfer to Darjeeling. From the border to Darjeeling is 140km and will take 4hours. The drive will be along the tea Gardens and Heritage Himalayan Rail way. Arrive Darjeeling. Check in at Hotel. Leisure overnight.

Includes: Meals – Breakfast, Accommodation, Flight and Transport

Day 4 – Darjeeling sightseeing tour

Today after breakfast sightseeing around Darjeeling. The first place you will visit is the Tea Garden and the Factory to see the prosess of organic tea making like black tea and Green tea. Then you will visit Himalayan Mountaineering institute where the history of all the legend who captured Mt. Everest is kept. Then visit the Himalayan Zoo where you will find the Snow Leopard and the Red panda. After this visit come back to Hotel for lunch and after lunch relax and then do a small British Heritage Walk around Darjeeling. Leisure overnight.

Includes: Meals – Breakfast / Lunch, Accommodation, Guide

Day 5 – Darjeeling Toy train ride

Today early morning at 3:30 drive to Tiger Hill from where you can see the Sun Rise and the Mountain range like Mt. Kanchendzonga, tip of Mt. Everest, Makalu and Lotse. Then after this on the way back to Hotel visit Ghoom Monastry. This Monastry have the Buddha of Future. After the visit to the Monastry back to Hotel for breakfast and after breakfast wash and then at 10am transfer to Darjeeling Rail Station for Joy ride of Himalayan Heritage Rail from Darjeeling Station to Ghoom Station back to Darjeeling. After this ride come back for lunch and after lunch visit the Local Market of Darjeeling. Leisure overnight.

Includes: Meals – Breakfast / Lunch, Accommodation, Guide

Day 6 – Drive from Darjeeling to Gangtok

Yesterday Darjeeling and Gangtok Tour today. After breakfast drive to Gangtok ( The capital of Sikkim the Lost Kingdom ) the drive will be along the tea Garden and River Teesta which is the life line for the people of Sikkim. This river comes from the Glaciers of Mt. Kanchendzonga the 3Rd Highest Peak in the World. Then arrive Gangtok. Check in at Hotel at Gangtok. Leisure overnight.

Includes: Meals – Breakfast, Accommodation, Guide and Transport

Day 7 – Gangtok Sightseeing tour

Today early morning at 7am we will have a walk which is called the Royal Sikkim Heritage walk. This walk highlights the history about the Last King of Sikkim about his family. Then back to Hotel for breakfast. After breakfast sightseeing around Gangtok. You will visit Enchay Monastry, which hightlight the Rimpoche Lhatsun Chempo, the founder of the Nyingmapa order in Sikkim, Rumtek Monastry, which hightlight the Kagyue Order and its founder Karmapa, Tibetology and Cottage Industry. Then evening walk around Gangtok market.

Includes: Meals – Breakfast, Accommodation, Guide

Day 8 – Gangtok to Tsomgo Lake to Gangtok

Today after breakfast we drive to Tsomgo Lake. This lake is at an altitude of 3,758meters and at the distance of 200meters you can see the border of China and India. This lake is in the Alpine sanctuary. This lake is one of the most Holy lake for Sikkimese people and during when Sikkim was a separate country the King of Sikkim had bought some trout fish like Rainbow and tiger trout for farming. Today’s trip will be of 4hours. Then by 2pm back to Hotel for lunch and after lunch free on your own. Leisure overnight.

Includes: Meals – Breakfast, Accommodation, Guide

Day 9 – Drive from Gangtok to Kalimpong

Today after breakfast transfer from Gangtok to Kalimpong. Kalimpong is a small town which is famous for Educational Institute and flower nursery. The distance from Gangtok to Kalimpong is 80km and will take 3hours. Check in at Hotel at Kalimpong. Then take a walk to the market of Kalimpong called Hat Bazar where during the time of British rule in Indian the trade of Tibet from India use to start from here. Leisure overnight.

Includes: Meals – Breakfast, Accommodation, Guide and Transport

Day 10 – Kalimpong sightseeing to Siliguri

Today after breakfast sightseeing around Kalimpong the places you will be visiting are Dello View point from this point you can see the Mountain range and distance the border of Bhutan. Then you will visit Dr Grahams Homes School which was established by British as orphanage and later made into a school. Then you will visit the Durbin Monastry and the Flower nursery. Then in at afternoon at 2pm transfer to Siliguri. This is the city where all the trade link for North East India. The distance from Kalimpong to Siliguri is 65km and will take 3hours. Check in at Hotel at Siliguri. Leisure overnight.

Includes: Meals – Breakfast, Accommodation, Guide and Transport

Day 11 – Drive from Siliguri Bhadrapur – Fly to Kathmandu

Today after breakfast transfer from Hotel to Border of Nepal. First finish the Indian Immigration and then the Nepal Immigration and the transfer to Bhadrapur Airport for your flight to Kathmandu. With wonderful memories of your tour of Eastern Himalayas.

Includes: Meals – Breakfast, Accommodation, Guide and Transport

Day 12 – Departure

Transfer to airport for departure

Includes: Meals – Breakfast, Airport – Drop

Custom Darjeeling Gangtok Sikkim Tour

Customised tours which differ from this Darjeeling Gangtok tour itinerary are always possible. You could for example reverse the order: start in Gangtok and then go to Darjeeling later: a Gangtok Darjeeling tour or perhaps a Sikkim Darjeeling Gangtok tour, or a Gangtok & Darjeeling tour.

Don’t hesitate to contact us in order to discuss your preferences, wants and needs.

We are flexible and your personal preferences (and those of your group’s members) matter most to us when organising your Darjeeling Gangtok Sikkim Tour.

Darjeeling Gangtok Sikkim Tour – Trip Facts

Darjeeling Gangtok Sikkim Tour Difficulty

How hard is the Darjeeling Gangtok Sikkim Tour? This Nepal Darjeeling tour package is considered easy.

Minimum Required Group Size

The minimum group size for this Darjeeling Gangtok Sikkim Tour is 2 persons.

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