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Sikkim Darjeeling with Pelling
Gangtok 2N – Pelling 2N – Darjeeling 2N
Sikkim and Darjeeling, the two most talked about tourist destinations in the Eastern Himalayas. There are several places to visit in Sikkim which are quaint and graceful and will make you feel like you have been brought to fairytale land. Pelling is one such magnificent offbeat destination in Sikkim, and if you love monasteries, then you would surely find this place worth the visit. Sikkim’s modern capital, Gangtok, is a place that is frequently visited by tourists from all across the country to catch a glimpse of the majestic snow-capped mountains witness breathtaking views of the mountain Kanchenjunga. So, with Sikkim Tour Package from Siliguri, let’s explore some fascinating sightseeing places such as Baba Mandir, Khecheopalri Lake, Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, and many more to soothe your spirit and mind.
Best time to visit Sikkim Gangtok Tour:
Visiting Sikkim does not call for any particular season or time as you can spend a vacation in Sikkim at any time of the year. But still, January to October is the most preferred time to visit as during these months, you can experience the snowfall and can get a breath-taking view of the snow-clad mountains. However, visiting Sikkim during Monsoon is not recommended as the roads get slippery and there is a chance of accidents.
Our Plan for Gangtok Pelling Darjeeling Tour
Day 01- Arrival at Bagdogra Airport or NJP Station and transfer to Gangtok
On arrival at NJP Station or Bagdogra airport, our representative will receive and will further assist you in your journey towards Gangtok, a magnificent hill station of Eastern Himalayas quite famous for its dense forest, colourful monasteries, Himalayan Peaks and most importantly, its unique religious and cultural values.
The journey towards Gangtok will take approx. 4 hours. On arrival, check into your hotel and spend the rest of the time at leisure. Explore the ever-crowded MG road which is the busiest shopping destination of Gangtok and try the local delicacies found here.
Finally, overnight stay in the hotel at Gangtok.
Day 02 – Trip to Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir
On your Sikkim Darjeeling Tour, you will have an excursion to the famous Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir. A beautiful glacial lake, just 38 km away from Gangtok, is very popular among tourists for its spectacular beauty and tranquillity. Visit the nearby temple of Lord Shiva which adds divinity and charm to this magnificent lake and proceed to the Baba Mandir which is located nearby. Baba Mandir is a unique shrine that is not dedicated to gods but to a brave Indian soldier named Major Harbhajan Singh. After viewing these two fascinating places, return back to your hotel.
Have some rest, have your dinner and overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 04 - Transfer to Pelling
After have early morning breakfast, check out from your hotel and proceed towards a thrilling journey towards Pelling. Pelling is the newly recognized tiny hamlet of Sikkim. Hence, the journey between Gangtok and Pelling is a quite memorable ride through the lush green forest’s hills, deep valleys with fast flowing mountains rivers. Reach Pelling after covering almost 117 km of road journey. Now, freshen up and spend the night at Pelling after having a delicious dinner.
Day 05 – Pelling Sightseeing
Start your sightseeing after enjoying the early morning breakfast. Begin with exploring a fascinating village named Darap, after spending some quality time and close to nature. Proceed to Rimbi falls next. Situated just 5 km away from Darap village, the waterfall is quite fascinating and famous among tourists for fishing activities.
Visit Khecheopalri Lake, one of the holiest lakes in Sikkim which is renowned for fulfilling all the people's wishes. Visit Khecheopalri Monastery, Kanchenjunga Waterfall, Rabdantse Ruins respectively which are something to be cherished forever. Return back to your hotel and overnight here at Pelling.
Day 06 - Transfer to Darjeeling
Post breakfast, proceed to your journey towards Darjeeling, a breath-taking tourist destination also known as the "Queen of Hills".Fairly popular for stunning beauty, snow-peaked mountains, lush green tea gardens. After approximately 4 hours of the journey, you will finally reach Darjeeling Town. On arrival, check at the colonial-style hotel in the center of Darjeeling town enveloped by nature with comfortable interiors and wide windows offering the view of the magnificent mountains. In the evening gratify yourself in the Spa to wean down the exhaustion or just stroll around Darjeeling Mall.
Day 7 - Full Day Darjeeling City Tour
Wake up early in the morning and get ready to explore some of the fascinating sightseeing places of Darjeeling. Trek to the Tiger Hillas it is the highest point of Darjeeling, it offers an excellent view of the magnificent Kanchenjunga and an alluring sunrise. The jaw-dropping view of the neighboring peaks being turned golden by the rising sun will surely make you mesmerized.
While coming back from Tiger Hill, stop at Batasia Loop and Ghoom Monastery. One of the oldest Buddhist monasteries in Darjeeling. Ghoom Monastery is very remarkable for a huge statue of Lord Buddha. On the other hand, you can get a complete panoramic view of the full Darjeeling Town. Back to Hotel for breakfast and freshen-up before heading towards the remaining prominent sites. Start with Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Rock Garden, Padmaja Naidu National Park, Peace Pagoda.
The evening is free to enjoy the nightlife of this place, visit the iconic landmark of Darjeeling the Glenary’s is a perfect treat for the evening.
After exploring all these sightseeing places, head back towards your hotel for spending a pleasant night at Darjeeling.
Day 08 – Darjeeling to IXB / NJP Drop
After an early breakfast, check out for your hotel and drive you to NJP/ Bagdogra. Bid adieu to these scenic tourist' attractions but with a lot of sweet memories.
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