Eastern Himalaya 7 days

 
  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Solo friendly
  • Family friendly

On this 7 day Eastern Himalaya tour visit Darjeeling, Pelling, Gangtok & Kalimpong. Marvel at the breathtaking view of sunrise at Tiger Hill, go for a ride on Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (Toy Train) and visit Happy Valley Tea Estate. In addition, seek blessings at Enchey Monastery. It is a prominent hub for Buddhist culture and religion and a hotspot for shoppers, lovers, diners and fashionistas. A walk through the meandering roads can enable one to learn everything about this slice of paradise.


Day 1 Bagdogra - Darjeeling (62kms)

On arrival at Bagdogara airport to Darjeeling check in at hotel. Darjeeling the Queen of India`s hills, a Victorian town of old world charm surrounded by fragrant tea gardens which seem to flow over the layered slopes like emerald swells on a rough sea. Rest time free to relax and explore The Mall. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2 Darjeeling (B)

Early morning 4am pick up for visiting Tiger Hill to witness the first rays of sun hitting the twin peaks of Kangchenjunga, along with a panoramic view of Everest peeping through the peaks standing by its side, then Tiger Hills make for a perfect sunrise for you. You can see Kurseong to the south along with multiple rivers flowing down. On way back visit Ghoom Monastery & Batasia Loop. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Zoological Park (closed on Thursday) Tenzing Rock, Ropeway view point, Tibetans Refuge Center (closed on Sunday), Happy valley Tea Garden (outer view) and Lioyed botanical garden. Enjoy toy train ride on Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit a Tibetan village & Buddhist monasteries Chholing & Darli. Evening free to explore the market. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3 Darjeeling - Pelling (75kms) (B)

Drive to Pelling check in at hotel. Later visit Pemayangtse Monastery one of the oldest and premier monasteries. Rabdentse Ruins one of the best historical places surrounded by dense forest. Tashiding Monastery of the Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism located on top of the hill rising between the Rathong chu and the Rangeet River. Sanga Choeling Monastery built in a Tibetan style of architecture it preserves various ancient paintings, accessories and clay statues. Entry into the inner sanctum of Sanga Choeling Monastery is strictly restricted to the Bhutia and Lepcha communities. Rimbi waterfalls formed over Rimbi River, beautiful place where you can lighten, unwind and enjoy quality time. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4 Pelling - Gangtok (120kms) (B)

Drive to Gangtok via NH 31A passing through Temi, Taraku, Singtam, Rangpo & Ranipool. The journey is surrounded by lush green forests and Tea Gardens with eye catching picturesque view. On arrival check in & overnight at hotel.

Day 5 Gangtok (B)

Visit Rumtek Monastery a three stories high standout most imperative and noteworthy monastery of Black Hat sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Bakthang Waterfall an eye-catching attraction flowing from Ratey Chu a broad waterfall that creates a soothing environment. Tashi Viewpoint you can observe the glorious Himalayas snow peaks from here. Ganesh Tok an ancient temple of Lord Ganesha that has a pleasant aura, colourful buntings surrounding the temple. Enchey Monastery a 200 years old monastery which was initially established as a small gompa by a tantric artist and renowned exponent among highlander Buddhists, Lama DrupthobKarpo. Directorate of Handicraft and Handloom here you can buy the majestic artefacts such as Thanka painting, traditional carpets, wooden carved and colourfully painted sculptures and much more. Also visit the Directorate of Handicraft and Handloom & The Mall. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6 Gangtok - Kalimpong (75kms) (B)

Drive to Kalimpong check in at hotel. Later city tour of Kalimpong perched on a ridge above the Teesta River. It`s home to colonial-era buildings like MacFarlane Memorial Church named after a Scottish missionary & Dr. Grahams Homes a missionary of the Church of Scotland. Also visit Durpin Monastery which contains sacred Buddhist scriptures. Deolo Park the landscaped garden offers views of the town and surrounding hills. Thongsa Gompa the oldest monastery in Kalimpong founded in the year 1692. Zong Dog Palri Fo-Brang Gompa on the Durpin hill famous for the Tibetan wall paintings. It also has a religious debating society along with a school of Tibetan medicine. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7 Kalimpong - Bagdogra (75kms) (B)

Transfer to Bagdogra airport to board flight for onward destination.

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


Inclusions and exclusions

  • Assistance on arrival at airport
  • 6 Nights accommodation in selected price category hotels
  • Meal as per day plan (B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner)
  • Private air conditioned deluxe car for airport transfer, sightseeing and excursion as per program
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program
  • Monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary
  • Bottled drinking water in car
  • Government taxes
  • Darjeeling x 2 nights 3* - Central Heritage Resort & Spa/ Omega Residency DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Darjeeling x 2 nights 4* - Elgin Hotel/ The Royal Plaza DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Darjeeling x 2 nights 5* - Mayfair/ Windamere Hotel DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Gangtok x 2 nights 3* - Tamarind Hotels/ Hotel New Orchid DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Gangtok x 2 nights 4* - Elgin NorKhill/ Saramsa Resort DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Gangtok x 2 nights 5* - Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino/ WelcomHeritage Denzong Regency DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Kalimpong x 1 night 3* - Kalimpong Village Retreat/ Summit Barsana Resort & Spa DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Kalimpong x 1 night 4* - Elgin Silver Oaks/ Sinclairs Retreat DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Kalimpong x 1 night 5* - Mayfair Himalayan Spa Resort/ Morgan House Tourist Lodge DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Pelling x 1 night 3* - Green Leaf Resort/ The Pelling Resort DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Pelling x 1 night 4* & 5* - Elgin Mt. Pandim/ Chumbi Mountain Retreat & Spa DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED
  • Any flight tickets
  • Camera charges at monuments
  • Meals other than mentioned in day plan
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc
  • Gratuities & optional activities
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

Available in

English
(Other than English guide subject to availability at additional cost)


Available for

Infants, Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Bagdogra , West Bengal, India

Pick up times available: 09:00

Pick up location: Bagdogra Airport

Ends at: Bagdogra Airport

Nearest airport: Bagdogra Airport (IXB)



Covid-19 measures

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff

Eco Features:

  • Licensed tour guide

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 15 days or more before the travel date
20% cancellation fee - between 7-14 days before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $681 per person

* Minimum of 1 adults are required on this tour

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* Free cancellation until 15 days before departure