Kalimpong, Lolegaon, Rishop Tour

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Tour Duration :

 04 Nights 05 Days

Destination :

Kalimpong, Lolegaon, Rishop

Sightseeings :

Mahananda Sanctuary, Kunchenjungha, Loleygaon

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Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival and Reception: - At Bagdogra airport to Darjeeling - 90Kms in 3hrsArrival and Reception:- At NJP Railway Station to Kalimpong Via Tista Bazaar - 70kms in 2.5hrs

We receive you on arrival at NJP Rly Station and help you to board the car. We drive to Kalimpong. The journey to Kalimpong has different characters as it first runs through the dense forests of Mahananda Sanctuary giving you an opportunity to see wild elephant and deer on the way. Stop a while at Sevok just at the base of the hills see the gorgeous view of Tista River as it comes out from the deep gorge of the Himalayas and spreads itself in the vast plains on North Bengal. 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 02: Kalimpong Sightseeing

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.

Afternoon Transfer to Loleygaon
Loleygaon is a small peaceful Lepcha Village in a magical landscape surrounded by age old mossy pine forest with the back drop of towering Kunchenjungha Snow ranges. The conifer forest with gorgeous view of Snow Mountains will provide you a refreshing break form the city life. We assist you to check in at Hotel. Get refreshed and have a relaxed evening.

Day 03:  Sunrise from Jhandidara - 3kms in 15min

Today early morning we go to Jhandidara, the highest point of Loleygaon from where you can see an unforgettable view of Sunrise over the glittering Kunchenjungha. On a clear day even Mt Everest is visible from the top. Surrounded by natural forests Jhandidara is also a favorite places for bird watchers. Back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast Visit to the Heritage Forest of Loleygaon to get a feel of the exquisite wealth nature has showered here. The unique 'Canopy Walk' over the century old mossy Oak and Cypress in the Heritage Forest is a thrilling experience.

we take you to Samthar - a small picturesque remote village in the hidden hills of Kalimpong. The rough winding road passes through the mossy pine forests and offers some breathtaking beauty of the valley. You can see the vast plains of Dooars with innumerable streams and rivers flowing through it. Samthar is the last accessible village by car in Kalimpong Hills. Terrace cultivation in the rolling slop bordered by forested hills all around form a beautiful landscape. We spend a relaxed time at the peaceful village and return to Loleygaon.

Day 04: Loleygaon to Rishop, 35kms in 3hr

Today we take you to Rishop. The road to Rishop from Lava is suitable for only to 4 wheel jeep as it trudges up through the rugged terrain of forested hills. The strain of the journey will soon give away to the unimaginable view of the surrounding as you slowly approach to Rishop.

ARishop is famous for an uninterrupted view of mountains like Kunchenjungha, Kokthang, Rathung, Kabroo, Talung, Pandim, Simvo, Narsingh, Siniolchu. An excellent view of Kanchenjungha from 'Tiffin Dara' in Rishop attracts tourists to this place. The deep silent forest of Pine, Birch, Fir and Orchids is an ideal place for bird lovers. We check in at Hotel and have a relaxed evening watching at the mighty Kunchenjungha.

AExplore Rishop you have the full day free to roam around the valley with full of unknown birds and flowers. See the glorious sunset over the horizons at the end of the day.

Day 05: Rishop to Siliguri via Gorubathan - 115kms in 4.5hrs

Today we wake up early in the morning to experience an unforgettable sunrise at the snow peaks of Kunchenjungha Mountains. The entire range glows with the first rays of Sun and create magical moments with spray of colours. After breakfast we check out from Rishop and drive back to Siliguri. Today your tour with Majestic Vacations concludes with your transfer to NJP Station. We help you to board your train back home. Farewell and tour ends.