RPTTI 07 - DARJEELING / KALINGPONG - Duration: 04 Nights / 05 days - 03 Nights Darjeeling / 01 Night Kalimpong - DARJEELING - KALIMPONG
Day – 01 – Arrival - Transfer - Darjeeling stay – Our representative will be there to receive the Guest at Nepal – India border Kakarbhitta / Bhadrapur Airport (BDP) Nepal / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) /– transfer - Darjeeling - Nearly 105 kilometers 2 ½ - 3 hours drive from siliguri & Nearly 139 kilometers 3 ½ - 4 hours drive from Nepal border Kakarbhitta – At an height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet lies the land of breathtaking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Kanchendzonga is the Queen of the hills – It is also home to the famous World Heritage train (UNESCO) – The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) Toy Train - Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around Mall or local Shopping center - over night stay at Darjeeling
Day – 02 – Darjeeling Local Sight Seeing - Darjeeling stay – Early morning 03:30 - 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of Oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view Sunrise over Kanchendzonga mountain (subject to clear weather) - visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop – Back to hotel for breakfast - sightseeing - Half Day city sightseeing - Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tezing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate (Garden), Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda - back to hotel – evening free - over night stay at Darjeeling.
Day – 03 – Excursion to Mirik (Full Day) - Darjeeling stay - Breakfast - Day visit to Mirik nearly 60 kilometers 1 ½ - 2 hours drive - The drive is through scenic roads with occasional stoppage for photography - Mirik is centered round Samendu Lake and is known for its landscaped gardens, tea gardens, orange orchards, cardamom groves and spectacular views of the Himalayan ranges - Full day excursion tour of Mirik Lake (Horse riding & Boating facilities is available around the lake - This high altitude lake is worth visiting - one can also visit Pashupatinagar Market in Nepal on the way back to Darjeeling- evening free to roam around the Hotel , Resort or Mall or the Local market area - over night stay at Darjeeling.
Day - 04 – Transfer - Kalimpong - Sightseeing - Kalimpong stay– Early morning breakfast - after breakfast drive nearly 65 kilometers 1 ½ - 2 hours transfer to the Kalimpong - Kalimpong situated on the foothills of the Himalayas is a green destination at an altitude of 1243 meters / 4078 feet - it is a historical destinations with bustling market, colorful people and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range – hotel check in – Drive for sightseeing tour through scenic road to Forest Museum (Closed On Thursday), Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir, Dr Graham Homes, Durbin Monastery, Mangal Dham, Pine View Nurseries (Cactus Only) - back to Kalimpong Hotel – evening free to roam around the any of the hundred nurseries or the Local market area - over night stay at Kalimpong
Day - 05 – Departure- Breakfast - transfer to Nepal – India border Kakarbhitta / Bhadrapur Airport (BDP) Nepal / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) Siliguri - for onward journey.