Extended Gangtok Pelling Darjeeling Tour
- Gangtok 2N
- Pelling 2N
- Darjeeling 2N
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- Cab Transfer
Sikkim is one state where it is hard to find something not appealing. This package is essentially concentrated on exploring the three quaint towns- the capital city of Gangtok, the alluring Pelling and the bountiful Darjeeling. Travelling to these destinations gives you an extra depth in nature and an opportunity to behold this beautiful part of the world.
These locations cling to the foothills of the mighty Kanchenjunga. This holiday package, in a nutshell, is a deep glimpse of nature’s majesty, the Indian culture, the state’s vivacious historic past and astonishing ancient monuments. The offerings here will have you find yourself flabbergasted with the spellbinding art and sculptures.
Our in-depth comprehensive itinerary takes you on a journey of the very best sites and sounds of the jewels of North East India. Be it a trip with friends, a family getaway or a romantic honeymoon tour that you wish to opt for, our customisable package fits everyone’s individual needs. Get in touch with us and book your Gangtok Pelling Darjeeling holiday package now.
DAY 1 : New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP)/ Bagdogra Airport (IXB) – Gangtok (130 km / 4 Hours Drive Approximately)
North East India welcomes you with open arms. On the first day of this amazing Gangtok Pelling Darjeeling tour, you will arrive at new Jalpaiguri railway station or Bagdogra airport and head straight to Gangtok. Perched at a height of 1437 meters, this town is a traveller’s paradise. On arrival, check-in at the hotel room and relax. The rest of the day will be at leisure.
We suggest you to explore the nearby areas. Gangtok is abundant when it comes to marketplaces and eateries. You will have a chance at peeping into the bygone days by taking strolls in the narrow lanes, traditional assemblies and vibrant bazaars.
MG Marg is the most popular among all the shopping pit stops in Gangtok. You will find goods from all over India as well as Tibetan markets easily at these places. Do not forget to have your hands on some local delicacies and spend some time on the benches that are fixed on the street to sit and admire the electrifying atmosphere.
Later, return to the hotel in Gangtok for dinner and a good night’s sleep.
Start the day early with a healthy breakfast and head out for some more sightseeing today.
Visit the Tsomgo Lake that is rested on an elevation of 12,400 feet above sea level. Owing to the temple built alongside the shore, it is considered to be sacred among the locals. The lake surface also reflects different colours with a change in the seasons.
Baba Harbhajan Mandir
The Baba Harbhajan Mandir which is perched at a height of 13,200 feet is a shrine of an Indian soldier who is alleged to be serving the nation even after his death. The national anthem is played here in every half an hour and it is mandatory to visit this memorial for every Indian Army personnel.
Optional Tour to Nathula Pass / Additional Charges / Special Permit
TIt is close to Nathula post of Indian-China border and an optional tour to the Nathula Pass can also be arranged for.
Head back to the hotel in Gangtok after an exploring day for some well-deserved rest.
DAY 3 : Half Day Sightseeing and Transfer from Gangtok – Pelling (120 km / 5.5 Hours Drive Approximately)
On the third of your Darjeeling Gangtok Pelling tour, munch on some delicious breakfast and check out from the hotel in Gangtok. Head out for some sightseeing on your way before you reach the picturesque town of Pelling.
Namchi Char Dham Temple
A small detour on the way will take you to the Namchi Char Dham Temple. It is a religious and cultural center where the main temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed that visiting this place bears away one’s sins.
The Samdruptse Statue is set on a hill at a height of 7000 feet and a giant statue of Sikkim’s patron Saint Guru Padmasambhava is erected here. It is believed that the mountain is a sleeping volcano and only prayers can hold it from erupting. What adds importance is that the foundation stone for the statue was laid by the Dalai Lama.
After the sightseeing expedition, proceed towards Pelling. On arrival, check in at the hotel and spend the rest of the evening at leisure. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay.
Give another early start to the day with some toothsome breakfast and prepare for local sightseeing in Pelling.
First, head to the Darap Valley. This little hamlet makes for a perfect picnic spot and you can interact with the locals to experience the life and cuisine of the people of Sikkim.
Rimbi Waterfalls and Kanchenjunga Waterfalls
These perennial waterfalls provide refreshment to the mind, body and soul and are one of the major tourist attractions of the town. They are also a major spot for recreational activities like fishing.
Rock Garden and Khecheopalri Lake
Then, move ahead and visit the Rock Garden and the Khecheopalri Lake. The Rock Garden is studded with gardens and pools and you must take a walk on its meandering footpaths. The Khecheopalri Lake, on another hand, is presumed to be one of the most sacred lakes in Pelling. It is placid, picturesque and a clean water body which is set amidst a thick bushy forest.
Later head to The Rabdentse ruins that speak volumes about Sikkim’s glorious past. It is a must-see site for archaeological and history lovers.
Pema Yangtse Monastery
The Pema Yangtse is at a walking distance from Rabdentse ruins and offers splendid views of the Kanchenjunga ranges.
The Helipad ground is also another popular viewing spot to behold the splendid views of the snow-capped ranges. The view of the sunset here is like something you must have never witnessed.
Return to the hotel in the evening and stay overnight in Pelling.
Enjoy a toothsome breakfast post which, prepare for check out from the hotel in Pelling. Transfers to Darjeeling will be arranged for and you will embark on a road trip that is filled with loving summer sound of cigales and spectacular panoramic views of Mt. Kanchenjunga. Let the eagerness build up, as you travel through the hilly roads.
On arrival in Darjeeling, check in at the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your own will.
Spend the overnight relaxing in the comfort of the cosy hotel room.
Start your day early as today you will drive to the Tiger Hill at 4 a.m. After reaching at a height of 2590 meters, you will witness the most spectacular sunrise and the sun’s rays will fill the dark sky and levitate over the third highest peak in the world, Mt. Kanchenjunga.
Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop
As you make your way back down, make a quick visit to the Ghoom Monastery and enjoy the scenic views of the Batasia Loop. The unparalleled natural beauty amidst which the monastery is nestled is a wonderful sight to behold. The Batasia Loop is unarguably one of the most picturesque train routes in all of Darjeeling.
On arriving at the hotel, gulp a healthy breakfast and head out for some more sightseeing.
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
Visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. Its aim is to promote and encourage mountaineering amongst the youth of the country.
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Also, visit the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (closed on Thursday). It is home to an array of species and Himalayan animals.
Then, head to the Tenzing Rock, which is a very famous rock-climbing site among people who love to, seek adventure.
Japanese Temple and the Peace Pagoda
On your way to the Japanese Temple and the Peace Pagoda, enjoy an outer view of the Chitrey Tea Garden, which is the home ground for Darjeeling’s aromatic tea. Feel the divine peace at the temple and pagoda and catch the panoramic views of the landscape and Kanchenjunga range from the top of the pagoda.
Chowrasta and Mall Road
Then, go to Chowrasta and Mall Road for an evening stroll. Both these are well-known market areas and you can shop for items made from bamboo and cane, pottery stuff, hand-stitched jackets and woven shawls etc.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
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