Green East

Green East

( 6 Nights / 7 Days )

Day 1

Darjeeling

Arrival and Transfer to Darjeeling – Our representative will be there to receive the Guest at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) .At an height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet lies the land of breathtaking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Everest is the Queen of the hills – It is also home to the famous World Heritage train – The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) – Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around Mall or local Shopping center – Over Night stay at Darjeeling

Day 2

Darjeeling Local Sight Seeing

Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather) – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop –Back to hotel for breakfast – After breakfast rest for half an hour After breakfast next round of sightseeing – Half Day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda – Back to hotel – Evening free to stroll around the area – Overnight stay at Darjeeling

Day 3

Darjeeling - Kalimpong (65 kms / 2 hrs)

After breakfast transfer to the Kalimpong – 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. On arrival Check into hotel – Drive for sightseeing tour through scenic road to Forest Museum (Closed On Thursday), Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir, Dr Graham Homes, Durbin Monastery, Mangaldham, Pine View Nurseries (Cactus Only) – Back to Kalimpong Hotel– Evening free to roam around the any of the hundred nurseries or the Local market area – Overnight stay at Kalimpong

Day 4

Kalimpong – Pelling (90 kms / 3 hrs)

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Pelling – Pelling is at an altitude of 6800 feet / 2072 meters – On a clear day guest can get a clear view of Himalayan range with snow-capped mount Pandim, Kumbhakarna, Rathong, Khangchendzonga, Zopuno, Shimbho, Narsing, Sinolchu etc – Places of visit are Rimbi water Falls, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kechopalri Lake, it is one of the holy Buddhist lake and it is believed that any wish in front of the lake comes true – Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird and thus the water surface is always free of leaves, Kechopalri Monastery, Kanchenjunga water Falls – Back to hotel – Evening free to roam around the helipad or Shopping centre.Over Night stay at Pelling

Day 5

Pelling – Gangtok (135 kms/4 hrs)

After breakfast at hotel drive to Gangtok- Capital of the 22nd State of India, Sikkim is one of the most beautiful hill stations with varied options for tourist – It is known for the monastery, Orchids, High Altitude Lake and butterflies. On arrival check into Hotel. Later drive for visit to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, etc – Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms, Research Institute of Tibetology, Chorten (Stupa), Flower Show, Back to Hotel Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping centre. Over Night stay at Gangtok

Day 6

Gangtok

Morning breakfast at hotel. Full day Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir nearly 40 kilometers and 2 hours drive along the Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary, the home to the red panda and the blood pheasant with Rhododendron and other alpine trees along the road – Situated at an elevation of 3753 meters / 12310 feet – The Lake is oval shaped lake nearly 50 feet deep – Generally covered in snow for most of the year the year – This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds – Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all – Nathu La Pass to Republic of China is nearly 20 kilometres and is optional tour. Back to Gangtok. Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping centre. Over Night stay at Gangtok (Incase of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tshangu Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing will be provided)

Day 7

Departure (135 kms /5 hrs)

After breakfast transfer to New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) /(Guest are advised to start early and not to rush)

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