Day 01: Arrival and Reception:- At NJP Railway Station to Darjeeling Via Mirik - 110Kms in 4hrs
We receive you on arrival at NJP Rly Station and help you to board the car.
We take you to Darjeeling through an uncommon route via Mirik - a small scenic tourist spot at an altitude of 5100ft (1761m) with a beautiful lake surrounded by forested hills on all sides with the back drop of Mt Kanchenjunga. The drive to Mirik runs through some fascinating tea gardens and pine forests. Enjoy a break to breadth in the fresh air near the lake and proceed to Darjeeling. Darjeeling- the Queen of hills - greets you with all its grandeur: the great view of mountains and valleys dotted with tea gardens and forests, and a blend of traditional heritage and modern cultures.
We assist you to check in at hotel. Get refreshed and have free leisure evening. We recommend a relaxed evening with short walk around The Mall to enjoy the Typical Hill life of Darjeeling Town in a painted landscape.
Day 02: Darjeeling local sightseeing tour Tiger Hill Excursion (3 points) + Popular 7 Points tour
Early morning visit to TIGER HILL at 8442ft above sea level to experience the unforgettable sight of Sunrise over the snow peaks of Kunchenjungha Mountains. The summit at Tiger Hill also commands a fine view of the vast plains of North Bengal, the mountain ridges slowly descending to the plains, several courses of majore rivers of North Bengal like Tista, Mahananda and Balasan along with dense forest covers of Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary. Visit GHOOM MONASTERY - one of the oldest Monasteries in Darjeeling and also BATASIA LOOP - the picturesque garden and War Memorial with the backdrop of snow ranges - on your way back to hotel.
After breakfast We would now take you to PADMAJA NAIDU ZOOLOGICAL PARK (CLOSED ON THURSDAY) to see some rare collections of high altitude Himalayan species like Snow leopard, clouded Leopard, Siberian Tiger, Red Panda and many rare mammal and birds in the natural surroundings. Visit HIMALAYAN MOUNTAINEERING INSTITUTE (CLOSED ON THURSDAY) to see the priceless collection of mountaineering gears used by legendary climbers in the Himalayas. After that we take you to the TEA GARDEN on the undulating valleys for viewing the scenic landscape with tea plucking and processing (SEASONAL) then proceed to TENZING ROCK AND GOMBU ROCK for some fun rock climbing activities. Now we take you to the TIBETAN REFUGEE CENTER (CLOSED ON SUNDAY) to procure the traditional handicraft items made by the local people. and ROPEWAY RIDE, PEACE PAGODA AND JAPENES TEMPAL Back to Hotel. Over night stay in Darjeeling hotel.
Day 03: Darjeeling to Kalimpong Via Tista Bazaar - 55kms in 2hrs
Today we proceed to Kalimpong via Ghoom and Peshok. From Ghoom the road goes through the misty pine forests before you reach Peshok. The view of the fascinating tea gardens at Peshok with the Kanchenjunga snow range will demand you to stop a while for a refreshing break. Now you drive all along the beautiful emerald green River Tista till Chitrey. Form here the road takes sharp right turn widening the view of the valleys as you climb further up towards Kalimpong.
Kalimpong - a little town and sub division head quarter at an altitude of 4100ft (1250M) in the lower Himalayas, is famous for its mild climate, scenic landscape doted with old colonial buildings, magnificent view of Kunchenjungha and rare orchids. Check in at Hotel.
Day 04: Kalimpong Full Day Local Tour
Today after breakfast we take you to ZANG DHOK PALRI PHODANG MONASTERY, the largest and most beautiful Monastery in Kalimpong established in 1976 by His Holiness Dalai Lama. The monastery belongs to the Yellow Hat Sect of Buddhism. Also visit DURPIN DARA VIEW POINT close to the monastery. Situated at a height of 4500ft (1380M) the place commands a beautiful panoramic view of Kunchenjungha peak and other prominent peaks of Himalayas along with the River valleys flowing below through hills and forests. Now we take you to RISHI BANKIM CHANDRA PARK, a small park with full of flowers and birds. A perfect place for relaxing. Also visit ORCHID NURSERIES in the down town to have glimpse and purchase of rare orchids. Back to Hotel and check out. Leave Kalimpong. Car service Duration: 3hrs.
After light refreshment we take you to famous DELO VIEW POINT at 5500ft (1650M), the highest point of Kalimpong town having a very picturesque view of the high snow mountains and the Tista River Valley. On our way back we take you to the Historical Dr. GRAHAM'S HOMES, the house of Dr. J A Graham, one of the earliest Scottish Missionaries, who established an orphanage and a farm house in 1900. The Chapel at the house is a glorious example of old European Architecture. Back to Hotel and after a short tea break walk down to the KALIMPONG BAZAAR - popular place for shopping traditional handicraft items like hand woven woolen garments, wooden masks, Tibetan paintings and many other attractive souvenirs.
Day 05: Departure from Kalimpong to NJP
We check out from Hotel after breakfast. Today your tour concludes with your transfer to NJP Station. We help you to board your train back home. Farewell and tour ends.