Eastern Himalayan Marvel

North East IndiaEastern Himalayan Marvel

  • Days: 08 Nights / 09 Days
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Day 01: Delhi – Bagdogra – Darjeeling (62kms/ 2hrs approx)
 
Day 02: Full day in Darjeeling
 
Day 03: Darjeeling – Gangtok (Sikkim) via Peshok (98kms/ 3hrs approx)
 
Day 04:  In Gangtok  
 
Day 05: Day Excursion – Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
 
Day 06: Gangtok – Lachung (North Sikkim) (115kms/ 4hrs approx)
 
Day 07: Excursion - Yumthnag Valley (Singba Reserve Forest )
 
Day 08: Lachung – Gangtok (115kms/ 4hrs approx)
 
Day 09: Gangtok – Bagdogra (122kms/ 4hrs approx)
Day 01: Delhi – Bagdogra – Darjeeling (62kms/ 2hrs approx)
 
Welcome on arrival at Bagdogra Airport & transfer to Darjeeling via The pretty Hill Station Kurseong. Take a tea break at Kurseong in the lap of world famous Darjeeling Tea garden and proceed through Hillcart road playing hide & seek along  with very nostalgic Toy train track  passing over musically named tinny station’s like Tung, Sonada , Ghoom  and reach at one the most magnificent hill resorts in the world, check  in at hotel . Evening free for enjoy walking or pony ride or just see the colour full lifestyle of local hill people’s in the mall.  Overnight at hotel.
 
 
Day 02: Full day in Darjeeling
 
Be ready Early Morning, at 0400 AM you will be pick up for visit Tiger Hill for spectacular view of colour full sunrise over Mt. Kanchendzonga, on way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop and back to hotel. After breakfast visit Himalayan   Mountaineering Institute ,P.N.Zoological Park (closed on Thursday) Tenzing Rock, Ropeway view point, Tibetans Refuge Centre (closed on Sunday), Happy valley Tea Garden (outer view), Lioyed botanical garden back to hotel. .Evening  enjoy  at Chowrasta   for shopping or full fill of curio collection hobby. Overnight at hotel.
 
 
Day 03: Darjeeling – Gangtok (Sikkim) via Peshok (98kms/ 3hrs approx)
 
After Morning leisure and breakfast Proceed for Gangtok via Peshok road passing through the middle of lush green famous Darjeeling Tea Garden LOPCHU .take a view of meeting point of two river TISTA & RANGEET from lovers point near peshok bungalow and proceed through NH-31A to Gangtok crossing over small Sikkimise Hill town like Rangpo, Singtham , Ranipool, with Eye catching Picturesque view . Reach at Gangtok. Evening free for Relax or own activity.  Overnight at hotel. 
 
 
Day 04:  In Gangtok  
 
Breakfast at hotel visit Pemayangtse Monastery: The literal meaning of 'Pemayangtse' is a 'Perfect Sublime Lotus'. This highly revered monastery is built at a height of 2085 m. Pemayangtse Monastery is the pivot of the Nyingamapa sect, a Tantrik sect of Buddhists. The followers of this sect are distinguished by the red caps they wear; other monasteries' monks wear yellow caps. The monastery's walls are decorated with traditional frescoes depicting various themes of Tantrik Buddhism. It houses a collection of rare Buddhist antique idols, carvings, scriptures and sculptures. The highlight of the monastery is Dungzin Rimpoche's beautifully detailed illustration of 'Sangthopalri' or Heaven. 
 
Rumtek Monastery; Rumtek is a famous monastery, all over the world, Originally called the Dharma Chakra Centre, it includes a beautiful shrine temple and a monastery for the monks. The 16th Karmapa built the monastery. The place got an existence in the Buddhist pilgrimage map, especially after Chinese habitation in Tibet and subsequent relocations of some Tibetan religious gurus to Sikkim
 
Back via Insitute of Tibetology: Establishment in 1958, the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology has sponsored and promoted research on the religion, history, language, art and culture of the people of the Tibetan cultural area which includes Sikkim. The foundation stone of the institute was laid by the 14th Dalai Lama on the 10th of February 1957 and the institute was declared open by the late Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on the 1st of October 1958. The building of the institute is an imposing monument and a splendid example of Sikkimese architecture. Over night at hotel
 
 
Day 05: Day Excursion – Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
 
After breakfast around 09.00 A.M go for day excursion trip to Tsomgo lake (12400ft), the oval shaped lake is almost about 1Km long, and 15 mtrs deep. The lake is considered sacred by the local people, you can  take photograph in the backdrop of lake at  riding  on the back of YEAK After that go to Kupup  for visit  Baba Mandir, in a distance of 18 Km from the Lake (in memory of disappeared Indian army personal Baba Harbhajan Singh ) and back to Gangtok . Evening free for Walk in M.G.Marg  and  shopping. Over night at hotel.
 
 
Day 06: Gangtok – Lachung (North Sikkim) (115kms/ 4hrs approx)
 
After breakfast pick up around  09.00 A.M start from  Gangtok  to Lachung (altitude 8610 ft). the ``Switzer Land of Sikkim” Enroute visit Tashi view point,  Asia’s Longest bailey Bridge on the gorge at ``Rang Rang’’,visit  Phodong Monastery, lunch will be provide at Phodrong, keep your camera ready for capture every minute changing Slide Show of Nature .and Majestic view of Khangchen – Dzonga (kanchan jungha)  and its range. Take a Tea Break at CHUNGTHANG the meeting point of two river Lachung-chu and Lachen-chu . after reaching at Lachung  check – in at hotel . Overnight Relax at Lachung.  
 
 
Day 07: Excursion - Yumthnag Valley (Singba Reserve Forest )
 
Early Morning go for visit Yumthang-valley (12000 ft) known as Valley of Rhodendron Flowers (24 species of Rhododendron) Yumthang is a paradise for nature lovers with a fascinating blend of flora and fauna and breathtaking scenic grandeur. On the way back Just cross the River Lachung –Chu  by walk on a beautiful Hanging bridge and  visit the ( Tsha-Chu )Hot Spring considered to have medicinal properties. Back to resort at  lunch. Spent Evening interacting with the local people taking the idea of their simple lifestyle. Overnight at hotel in Lachung. 
 
 
Day 08: Lachung – Gangtok (115kms/ 4hrs approx)
 
After breakfast departure (9.00 am,) from Lachung for Gangtok Enroute visit the wonderful Bheema & Twin Falls. Lunch break will be at Mangan or Phodrong after reaching Gangtok check – in at hotel in Gangtok and free for relax.
 
 
Day 09: Gangtok – Bagdogra (122kms/ 4hrs approx)
 
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Bagdogra airport to board flight for Delhi.