Shadow's of Kangchenjunga

17 Days

On this tour we give you an experience of the North eastern tea plantations and estate along with the spectacular landscape beauty of the Kanchenjunga ranges. This tour proves as nice vacation for relaxing in the beautiful farming countryside of the North East India. Covering the northern part of west Bengal to the south part of Sikkim gives you a sublime Himalayan experience that you will cherish forever. The best part of the tour being the opportunity to interact with the locals upto the last details and getting to know and live their lifestyle. On this tour you are bound to meet warm and welcoming Himalayan people and their hospitality which will create bonds that will be hard to forget for eternity.

Day to Day Atractions

Day 1

Kurseong

You reach Bagdogra airport from Delhi. You will be received at the airport andtransferred to Selim Hill Tea Estate. Overnight stay at the same.

Day 2

Kurseong

Post breakfast you will be given a guided tour of the tea plantations and factory. You go to a local village for cultural experiences and for a bird watching hike later in the afternoon. Overnight stay at the Estate.

Day 3

Tinchuley

After the breakfast you will leave for Ghoom via Darjeeling Himalayan Railway steam train. Upon arriving you will be transferred to Tinchuley an established model village involved in different activities like floriculture, vermiculture, organic projects and eco-tourism. Overnight stay at a Himalayan guest house.

Day 4

Tinchuley

After breakfast you go on a guided tour of the village. You experience theactivities of the farming in village by getting involved in it such as such as organic farming, vermi composting, cardamom harvesting and tea picking. Overnight stay at the guest house.

Day 5

Darjeeling

You leave for Darjeeling by road early afternoon. Upon arrival you check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day Is at leisure and are fee to explore the city and the bazaars. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 6

Darjeeling

A morning visit to the Himalayan Zoo after breakfast. Later you visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute which have the exhibits from the first scaling of Everest ever. Go on a heritage walk of the town and explore around. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 7

Darjeeling

An early wake up call to witness the sunrise from the Tiger Hill Summit. Return back for breakfast and later leave for a sightseeing tour of religious monuments Centers of Tibetan culture. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 8

Namchi

Today after breakfast you leave to Namchi in the state of Sikkim. Upon arrival you check-in at your hotel which is a hill resort spread over 6 acre, having traditional cottages and sublime scenery around.

Day 9

Namchi

Today you go into the local village to see the Sikkimese lifestyle close up. A traditional Sikkimese lunch at the host you experience the local cuisine. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 10

Richenpong

Today you will be transferred to a 19th century Yangsum Heritage Farm which has spectacular views of the Kanchenjunga ranges. The farm is spread over 44 acres and is totally organic. An afternoon visit to Lepcha Heritage house. Evening free to savor the over whelming beautiful surroundings.

Day 11

Richenpong

Today you go an outing visiting two oldest monasteries of Sikkim – Pemayangtse and Sangachoeling and Rabdantse Palace ruins. You even explore the nature while visiting Khachopelri sacred lake and Rimbi and Sangay water falls. Return later ot the farm and overnight stay at the same.

Day 12

Kolakham

Today you leave for the Neora Valley National Park. The park is laden with endangered fauna such as Clouded leopard, red panda and the musk deer. Along with the fauna your jungle camp provides your with spectacular bird eye views. Overnight stay at the same.

Day 13

Kolakham

Today you hike down from our camp to a local village of Nepali farmers. A perfect opportunity to get to know their lifestyle and their methods of farming and daily living. Later you visit a local school and further on the beautiful Chhenge water falls.

Day 14

Kolakham

You leave Neora Valley for Dooras region situated in North Bengal. You check-in at Dam Dim Tea Estate. The tea estate gives you the time and space to explotre the tea lifestyle and provides an insight into the lives of tea planters. Overnight stay at the estate.

Day 15

Malbazar

You leave Neora Valley for Dooras region situated in North Bengal. You check-in at Dam Dim Tea Estate. The tea estate gives you the time and space to explotre the tea lifestyle and provides an insight into the lives of tea planters. Overnight stay at the estate.

Day 16

Malbazar

The day is full dedicated to explore the Dooars valley. Hike through the tea gardens; photograph wild elephants from platforms up on trees; picnic on the Chel river bank; visit the bazaar for shopping and smear into the tribal culture. Overnight stay at he estate.

Day 17

Bagdogra

Transfer to Bagdogra airport and board a flight to Delhi.

MAPS & AREA

Map view for Shadow's of Kangchenjunga