Darjeeling is the most important and organized hill resort of Indian state of West Bengal. Darjeeling lies 686 kms from the plains of Kolkata perched at a height of 2134 meters with a backdrop of the mighty snow clad Himalayan Peaks. One can get a clear view of the world’s third mightiest and highest mountainous snow peaks, Kanchenjunga, from the town on a sunny day. The world's highest peak The Everest can also be seen from near the town.
During the British Raj in India, Darjeeling's temperate climate led to its development as a hill station (hill town) for British residents to escape the heat of the plains during the summers, becoming known as the Summer Capital. Darjeeling is internationally famous for its tea industry and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The population's ethnic composition is closely linked with that of Nepal, Bhutan and Sikkim. The majority of the populace is of ethnic Nepali background
On arrival in New Jalpaiguri Railway station/ Bagdogra Airport, our representative would meet you and transfer you to Darjeeling (100 Kms/4hrs). Check in at the hotel after arrival. Rest of the day is at leisure. After relaxation you can go outside for a walk in the local markets to buy something special of the place. Dinner and overnight stay is at hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 02: Darjeeling
Very early in the morning (at around 0300 hrs), we take you to Tiger Hill to catch a glimpse of sunrise over Kanchandzonga (Subject to clear weather conditions). On the way back you can see Batasia Loop-the point where the rail tracks spiral around over itself through a tunnel and over a hilltop to reduce the gradient of ascent and Ghoom Monastery. Evening is free for leisure activities or for a joy train ride in Toy Train (optional). Dinner and overnight stay is at Darjeeling hotel.
Day 03: Darjeeling
After breakfast, we will take you for a full day excursion trip of Darjeeling including HMI (Himalayan Mountaineering Institute), Zoological Gardens, and Dhirdham temple, Happy Valley Tea Estate, Tenzing, Gombu Rock, Peace Pagoda and Japanese temple. Dinner and overnight stay is at hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 04: Darjeeling - Gangtok
After breakfast, we will take transfer you to Gangtok (100 Kms/3hrs). After relaxation we take you for a half day excursion trip of Gangtok including Ganesh Tok and Hanuman Tok and Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Banjhakari Falls, Tashi View Point etc, Rumtek Monastery etc. Overnight stay and dinner is in hotel.
Day 05: Gangtok
Early in the morning, we take you to an excursion trip to Tsongo Lake or Changu Lake which is a glacial lake in East Sikkim, and Baba Harbhajan Temple- a temple made and revered by soldiers to owner a famous Indian Army officer named Captain Baba Harbhajan Singh. Overnight stay and dinner is in hotel.
Nathu La Pass is a mountain pass in the Himalayas which connects the Indian state of Sikkim with China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The pass is at 4,310 m (14,140 ft) above mean sea level, and forms a part of the ancient Silk Road. Visit to Nathu La Pass depends on availability of permits and road conditions. For visiting Nathu La Pass, a special permission is required from Indian Army. Please note that the pass is closed on Mondays & Tuesdays every week and in the winter.
Day 06: Gangtok- New Jalpaiguri/Bagdogra
After breakfast, it would be departure for New Jalpaiguri Railway Station/Bagdogra Airport (110 kms/4 hours) for onward/return journey.
India is delightful and beautiful country, its part of North India is amazing and beautiful tourist spot. The most famous monument of India, Taj Mahal is situated in the Agra district of Uttar Pradesh in the northern part.