Eastern Himalayan Trails



BAGDOGRA - DARJEELING - PELLING - GANGTOK - LACHEN - LACHUNG - GANGTOK - KALIMPONG - BAGDOGRA


Day 01:
Arrival at Bagdogra airport
Bagdogra - Darjeeling
By Surface 67kms in 03hrs approx.

Our representative will meet you at the Bagdogra airport and drive to Darjeeling

Reach and check in at the hotel

Darjeeling is a town in India's West Bengal state, in the Himalayan foothills. Once a summer resort for the British Raj elite, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, or "Toy Train," completed in 1881. It's famed for the distinctive black tea grown on plantations that dot its surrounding slopes. Its backdrop is Mt. Kanchenjunga, among the world's highest peaks.

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 02:
Darjeeling sightseeing

Morning Heritage Steam Train Joy Ride from Darjeeling to Ghoom for 1.5hrs. Enjoy Steam Train Ride in the morning to Ghoom, the highest Station in India. Stop at Batasia Loop and then proceed to Ghoom Himalayan Railway Museum. Back to Darjeeling.

Post Lunch City Tour - visit 7 points (Timing: 1.30PM to 5.00PM) - Darjeeling Zoo and Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tea garden, Tenzing Rock and Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee center (Closed on Sunday) and Lebong Race Course Area (from outside) Free evening at Mall for Shopping.

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 03:
Darjeeling - Pelling
By surface 73kms in 04hrs approx.

After breakfast drive to Pelling (Alt 7175Ft / 2150M) Enjoy scenic beauty of Rangeet River Valley on the way.

On arrival check in at Hotel. Free evening. 

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 04:
Pelling sightseeing

Local tour in Pelling with visits to 8 popular tourist points - Darap Village and Valley, Rimbi Waterfalls, Rock Garden, Kunchenjungha Water Falls and Khecheopalri Holy Lake.

After lunch visit Pemayangtse Monastery, Helipad View Point, Rubduntse Palace Ruins.

  Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 05:
Pelling - Gangtok
By surface 131kms in 05hrs approx.

After breakfast drive to Gangtok the Capital of Sikkim (Alt 5550Ft / 1675M), via Ravangla and Temi Tea Garden.
On arrival check in at Hotel. Free evening. 
Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 06:
Gangtok sightseeing

Full day sightseeing in Gangtok visiting Rumtek Monastery, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (closed on Sundays), Cottage Industry (closed on Sundays) and Enchey Monastery. 

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 07:
Gangtok - Changu lake - Gangtok (Excursion tour of Changu Lake)

Morning same day excursion to Tsomgo Lake. The Tsomgo lake in Sikkim is a holy lake worshipped by the sikkimese. Tsomgo (Changu) lake, which is hardly 20 km away from the famous Nathula Pass and about 400 km from Lhasa. Its cool, placid water harmonies with the picturesque beauty around, which is increased by its reflection in the lake. A small temple of Lord Shiva is built on the lakeside. Primula flowers and other alpine plantation grow around the Tsomgo lake Sikkim, which has an average depth of 50 ft, provides a pristine beauty to this place. A footpath along the Tsomgo lake takes one to a resting shed - a walk of about half a kilometre. During the winter months the Tsomo Lake becomes frozen.

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 08:
Gangtok - Lachen
By surface 107kms in 05hrs approx

After an early breakfast we will proceed to Lachen. The route meanders through small villages with valleys upto forest grove of Kabi Langchuk. Shinghik comes next with its promises of one of the most glorious views of Kunchanjungha. Situated at an altitude of over 4000ft Singhik offers a desired break to the travelers on the way to Lachen . We will have our lunch on the way. Visit Chungthang- the confluence of Lachen Chu and Lachun Chu (river) and Vimnala falls water falls on your way to Lachen.

Reach Lachung in the late afternoon. Lachen is also a base for the popular Green Lake trek. 

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 09:
Lachen - Lachung
By surface 47kms in 02hrs approx

Morning visit to Chopta Valley and Thangu Valley.

   Later drive to Lachung. Day is at leisure for independent activities.

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 10:
Lachung - Gangtok
By Surface 102kms in 04hrs approx.

After breakfast at the hotel, we proceed on a guided tour to Yumthang valley which is known as valley of flowers in North Sikkim. This grazing pasture is surrounded by Himalayan Mountains. On the way back to hotel visit hot spring that is considered to have some medicinal properties.

Following the tour drive to Gangtok. Upon arrival check in to hotel

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 11:
Gangtok - Kalimpong
By surface 74kms in 03hrs approx

Morning drive to Kalimpong. Upon arrival check into hotel. 

Kalimpong situated on the foothills of the Himalayas is a green destination at an altitude of 1243 meters / 4078 feet - It is a historical destination with bustling market, colourful people and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range

Rest of the day at leisure

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 12:
Kalimpong - Bagdogra airport & final Departure
By Surface 75kms in 03hrs approx.

Transfer to Bagdogra airport and board the flight to home country


"Tour end with memories"