Day 01: Arrival Bagdogra
Arrival at Bagdogra/NJP | Drive from Bagdogra/NJP to Darjeeling (93 km/approx. 3 hours)
On arrival at Bagdogra airport or NJP railway station , meet a Yatra adviser and continue towards Darjeeling in the selected vehicle . Situated in West Bengal, this mountainstation is counted among the most-visited places of the country. Lingering aroma of the tea estates, cascading waterfalls and forested hills are definite to spellbind you. Also, you can enjoy with the amazing views of the majestic Mount Khangchendzonga - world's third highest hill peak.
Upon entrance at this place, check-in at the hotel and spend the relax of the time at leisure. Have fun with all night stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Darjeeling Sightseeing
In the morning, leave the hotel for a see to the lovely Tiger Hill, from where wonderful views of sunrise and sunset can be enjoyed. A scene of the greater hill ranges of Khangchendzonga and Mount Everest illuminated by the rising sun is a sight to attract.
On the way returning to the hotel, visit the Ghoom Monastery - one of the historic monasteries in Darjeeling. This monastery houses a statue simply known as Buddha Maitreya and has on show some of the rare Buddhist manuscripts. After this jaunt, retire to the accommodation and savor a tasty morning meal.
After taking rest for sometime in the accommodation, continue for a mid-day sightseeing tour. See the famous Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursdays), where you can get insight into the art of mountaineering. The next, head towards? Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (closed on Thursdays). Created to commemorate the former Governor of the state of West Bengal, this park is well known for the breeding programmers for various animals, mostly Tibetan wolf and red panda. After, visit the Tibetan Refugee Own Help Centre (closed on Sundays), which is a popular rehabilitation centre. The major activities in this centre are the creation of Tibetan handicraft.
The trip to this place does not finish without a see to the beautiful Tenzing Rock and Gombu Rock. There rocks are named after the two wonderful mountaineers - Tenzing Norgay and Nawang Gombu. Situated in the outskirts of Darjeeling, these rocks face any other and are mostly used for rock climbing.
Finish the tour with a visit to the Happy Valley Tea Estate and steep the heady aroma of the tea estates.
Retire to the accommodation and have fun with a relaxed night stay.
Day 03: Pelling
Drive from Darjeeling to Pelling (75 km/approx. 4 hours)
Just after a delightful morning meal, check-out from the hotel and drive towards Pelling. Perched at a height of about 6, 800 ft, this town delivers captivating scene of varioushill ranges, adding Mount Khangchendzonga. Some of the prominent attractions, such as Rabdentse Ruins and Pemayangste Monastery are easily available from here.
On entrance, check-in at the accommodation and enjoy the relax of the time at leisure. Stay all night at the accommodation.
Day 04: Pelling
Post breakfast; leave the accommodation for an excursion to Pelling. Start the tour with a visit to well-known Pemayangtse Monastery, and that is among the oldest monasteries in Sikkim. Built by Lama Lhatsun Chempo, this monastery is an epitome of great architectural work.
After, pay a visit to Rabdentse Destroys, which has the remains of palaces and places of the erstwhile time. After you have some insights into the history, see the sparkling Khecheopalri Lake. This lake has different legends associated with it and regarded holy by Buddhists and Hindus. Situated amidst dense jungles, this lake is a perfect spot for expending some leisure time.
Thereafter, drive through Khangchendzonga Falls that is famous for its breathtaking loveliness. A scene of the crystal clear water cascading from the granite rock is a view to watch. The sights to explore trip ends with a see to the Rumba Waterfall, that is located close to the hydro power station of Sikkim.
Come back to the hotel to spend the night.
Day 05: Pelling - Bagdogra
Drive from Pelling to Bagdogra/NJP (120 km/approx. 4 hours) | Departure from Bagdogra/NJP
Later a tasty morning meal, check-out from the hotel and drive from Pelling to Bagdogra/NJP, culminating this memories journey.