Bagdogra/NJP - Darjeeling - Pemayangste - Gangtok - Kalimpong
06 nights / 07 days
Day 1: Bagdogra/NJP -Darjeeling
After your arrival at NJP our representative would be present at the
airport or railway station to receive you and from there you would be
driven to Darjeeling. En route you would be visiting the Sonada
Monastery. The evening would be left free for independent activities.
Finally you would retire for the night at the hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 2: Darjeeling Sightseeing
In the early hours of the morning a visit to Tiger hills would ensue to
get a view of the spectacular sunrise followed by a visit to the Ghoom
Monastery and Dali Monastery. After breakfast a visit to the Japanese
Temple and Tamong Monastery is planned. In the afternoon you would be
visiting the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaju Naidu Zoo and
Tibetian Refugee Self Help Centre. To call it a day one would finally
retire to the hotel for the night.
Day 3: Darjeeling - Pemayangste
After the breakfast at the hotel a drive to Pemayangste would follow
where in the afternoon you would visit the Pemayangste Monastery. The
night would be spent at a hotel in Pemayangste.
Day 4: Pemayangste - Gangtok
The breakfast at the hotel would be followed by a walking excursion to
Sanga-Cheoling Monastery. Afternoon would be spent in a drive to Gangtok
en route a visit to Bon Monastery at Kewsing would be made. To call it a
day the night would be spent at a hotel in Gangtok.
Day 5: Gangtok Sightseeing
After the breakfast at the hotel the morning would be spent by visiting
the Rumtek Monastery followed by halting at Namgayal Institute of
Tibetology and Do Drul Chorten. The late afternoon would be used in
visiting Enchay Monastery and taking a city tour. Finally at the hotel
you would retire for the night.
Day 6: Gangtok - Kalimpong
The breakfast at the hotel would be followed by an excursion to Phudong
Moanastery (38 kms / 1.5 hour approximate drive). The afternoon would be
spent in enjoying the scenic drive to Kalimpong. Here a visit to Zong
Dog Palri Fo-Brang Monastery would follow. To retire for the night you
would check into a hotel in Kalimpong.
Day 7: Kalimpong - Bagdogra/NJP
After the breakfast half a day would be spent in a city tour of
Kalimpong which would be followed by a journey back to Bagdogra airport
or railway station to board a flight or train in time for onward