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North East India




Day 01: Jalpaiguri - Siliguri
On your arrival at Jaipalguri, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to siliguri upon arrival check in at hotel (Normal check in time is 12:00 hr). The rest of the day is at leisure for you to relax at the hotel after your long haul journey or just go out and explore the city on your own. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 02: Siliguri 6 - Darjeeling (120 km / 3 hr)
In morning, after breakfast a drive to Darjeeling, proceed to journey by toy train through green forests of teak and tea plantations up the serpentine mountain roads to the Queen of Hill stations ‘Darjeeling’.                                                                                                 
Darjeeling- a picture perfect hill station sitting atop a ridge at 2134 m is replete with Buddhist monasteries, trekking trails and awesome mountain views. The panoramic views of the snow clad peaks of the Himalayas are straight out of a postcard and provide a welcome relief from the dust and soot of urban India. Darjeeling originally belonged to the independent state of Sikkim. Later in the eighteenth century, it was taken over by the Bhutanese and the Gurkhas. The British East India Company in its many annexes finally gained control of the town and developed its potential as a sanatorium, and a "rest and recreation" centre for the troops and a pass to Nepal and Tibet. Even today, the place is full of Sherpas, Gurkhas, Bhutias and Nepalis. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 03: Darjeeling
Wake up in the early hr in the morning. Have a quick cup of tea and drive to Tiger Hill, which stands at a height of 2590 m to witness the spectacular sunrise over the snowy Kanchenjunga Later board the train till Ghoom. Visit the Ghoom Monastery to see a 15 - foot high statue of Maitreya Buddha. Return to the hotel for breakfast. Return to the hotel. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 04: Darjeeling - Gangtok
In morning, after breakfast drive to Gangtok. It is about 97 km and will take about 3 hr drive. Check in hotel on arrival, afterwards drive to the most important and famous monastery of Sikkim at Rumtek on the other side of the valley.       
In the afternoon, visit the Enchey monastery and the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology with its largest collection of Tibetan books, rare Thangkas and Tibetan manuscripts. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 05: Gangtok - Kalimpong   (75 km / 3 hr)
After breakfast, drive to Kalimpong, a remote hill station which has been meeting point of the once "three Closed lands" on the trade route to Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal. The original name meant the stronghold (pong) of the king (Kalim). It is an attractive place with mountain scenery, oak forests and abundance of flowers. On arrival, check in at the hotel.
Visit The MacFarlane Church testimony of the Scottish missionaries’ influence and a monument of Kalimpong’s diverse history, Dr. Graham’s Home, which was founded in 1880 by Dr. John A. Graham, is a sprawling educational institution built on Deolo Hill north of the main township. Durpin Dara an observatory point from where a truly spectacular view of the Himalaya can be enjoyed. Pedong monastery built around 1837, is of Bhutanese origin, while a kilometer away is the historical Bhutanese fort of Damsang, an important landmark of the area before the main town of Kalimpong came into prominence. Kalimpong Arts & Craft Center founded in 1897 by Mrs. Graham, is a thriving center where carpet weaving, dyeing, painting, tailoring, leather craft and carpentry are taught, besides promoting the work of local artisans and craftsmen. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 06: Kalimpong
After breakfast drive to airport or railway station to board train or flight for your onward destination.

Package Price: INR 23487 per person on twin sharing basis.
Single Supplement shall be INR 6360 net per person.

Inclusions:

  • All accommodations based on 3* hotels.
  • Daily breakfast at all hotels.
  • A/C Indigo vehicle for transportation & sightseeing (Non-AC vehicle for hilly areas in North east).
  • Assistance upon arrival & departure.
  • All applicable taxes.

Exclusions:

  • Any air fare.
  • Entrance fee at monuments & guide charges.
  • Expenses of personal nature like phone calls, laundry, extra meals and beverages, cameras, videography charges at monuments, tips, etc.
  • Expenses other than ones not mentioned in the inclusions above.
  • Any Ayurveda treatments.
  • X-mass and New Year eve dinner supplements.



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