SIKKIM - KALIMPONG - DARJEELING (12 nights/ 15 days ) :

Days Itinerary
Day 01

BAGDOGRA – GANGTOK :

Distance : 129 kms Time : 5 hrs drive, overnight stay.

Day 02

GANGTOK SIGHTSEEING MORNING:

Rumtek, a Kagyu Monastery also the seat of the Gyalwa Karmapa, Research Institute of Tibetology, the Do-drul Stupa and orchid sanctuary for a glimpse of the rare orchids. Afternoon: Visit Enchey Monastery, a Nyinmapa Monastery, the local handicraft center and the Flower Exhibition, overnight stay.

Day 03

EXCURSION TOWARDS CHANGU LAKE:

Visit Tsomgo(Chhangu) Lake A sacred lake 35kms away situated at an altitude of 12400 ft near Nathula, the border between Tibet and India, overnight stay.

Day 04 GANGTOK TO LACHUNG: Distance 149kms Time :5hrs

Drive Halt in one of the ethnic village resort, visit the Lachung Monastery and stroll through the village for a glimpse of typical village life.overnight stay.

Day 05

LACHUNG - YUMTHANG - LACHUNG

Leave early in the morning to visit the Yumthang valley, passing through the Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary, home to nearly 40 varieties of rhododendron flowers. Yumthang valley at 11,800 ft is breathtakingly beautiful with snow-capped peaks and nature a glow.

Day 06

LACHUNG

Leave for Gangtok, visiting the Phodong Monastery enroute.overnight stay at gangtok.

Day 07 GANGTOK - PEMAYANGTSE (PELLING) :

Distance: 119 kms Time: approx 5 hrs. overnight stay at pelling.

Day 08 PELLING SIGHTSEEING

Visit Khechoplari lake Distance: about 22 kms Khechoplari lake is also known as 'Wishing Lake'. Also visit the Pemayangtse Monastery, the premier Nyinmapa Monastery, which houses the 'Zandopalri' a man-made wooden structure depicting the celestial abode of Guru Rimpoche.

Day 09 Visit Tashiding Monastery It is situated on top of a hill-top, another 17th century Nyinmapa Monastery. Enroute visit the hot-springs. Overnight stay at pelling.
Day 10 PEMAYANGTSE - DARJEELING Time: 4 hrs approx

Enroute visit Rabdentse Palace ruins overnight stay at darjeeling.

Day 11 DARJEELING SIGHTSEEING

Visit Tiger Hill in the morning to view the sunrise & visit the Himalayan Mountain Institute, Tea Garden, Batasia Loop and the Tibetan Refugee Camp. Afternoon, visit the Dali Gompa, and take a short ride in the famed "Toy Train". Overnight stay at darjeeling.

Day 12 Visit Mirik Boating excursion at Sumendu Lake.
Day 13 DARJEELING TO KALIMPONG

Distance: 50 kms Time: 2 ½ hrs approx, overnight stay at kalimpong.

Day 14 KALIMPONG SIGHTSEEING

Walk around the town visiting the Art and Crafts Centre, Nurseries, and then on to Durpin Hill, about 5 kms away from the town for breathtaking view of the of Khanchenzonga range, and the whole Chola range of Sikkim. Overnight stay at kalimpong.

Day 15 KALIMPONG TO BAGDOGRA

Time: 2 ½ hrs approx Drop to to the airport to catch connecting flight back home.

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