West Bengal and Sikkim

14 Days

On this tour we start for the culturally rich Kolkata, the epicenter of art and literature in India. From we move further through the peaceful Himalayan train to Darjeeling and further to Sikkim into the Eastern Himalayas. This tour will offer you an experience of culture, heritage, religious landmarks and Himalayan landscape beauty which will be imprinted in your memory forever.

Day to Day Atractions

Day 1

Kolkata

You will be received by our representative on your arrival. You will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2

Kolkata

After breakfast at the hotel you will be taken on a sightseeing tour of the city. You will be accompanied by a local guide who will take you to all the famous monuments, temples and bazaars of the city. Evening transfer to railway station and board train to New Jalpaiguri.

Day 3

Darjeeling

Arrive New Jalpaiguri by 0800 hrs this morning and you will be transferred to the.famous ‘Toy Train’, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway for a full day journey to Darjeeling. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 4

Darjeeling

After breakfast you go on a guided tour of Darjeeling visiting the famous places of the city and obviously the tea gardens. The evening is free for exploring the bazaars and the town. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 5

Pelling

After an early breakfast we drive to Pelling. The journey will be full of spectacular.views comprising pine forests, waterfalls, rivers and the snowy peaks of the Khangchendzonga range. Upon arrival check-in at your hotel. Overnight stay at your hotel.

Day 6

Pelling

After breakfast you will visit Sikkim’s tow oldest monasteries, Sangachoeling..Monastery and Pemayangtse Monastery. The latter is a house to a huge collection of Buddhist wall paintings and sculptures. Later visit to Khecheopalri Lake in the evening. Afterwards retun back to hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 7

Yuksom

Post breakfast you l eave for Yuksom the earlier capital of Sikkim. Many treks and mountaineering expeditions to the higher ranges branch out from Yuksom. Upon reaching you have the option of going for a brisk hike to Dhubhi Monastery. The air around is clear and crisp and the views spectacular. Check-in at your hotel. Overnight stay the hotel.

Day 8

Ravangla

Post breakfast you drive further to Ravangla. The place is a peaceful little town mostly relished for its peace and stunning views, a perfect place to relax while looking at the mighty Himalayas. You may hike into the forest filled with oak, pine, chestnut, magnolia and rhododendron trees or go visit Temi tea garden. Check-in at hotel upon arrival. Overnight stay hotel.

Day 9

Gangtok

Post breakfast you drive further to Gangtok, making a brief stop at Singtam to visit Bermoik Monastery. On arriving Gangtok check-in at the hotel. Rest if the day is free and you can explore the town around. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 10

Gangtok

An early wake up call to catch the sunrise over Kanchenjunga range from Ganesh Tok. Return back to hotel for breakfast. Later we visit Tibetan monuments which are laden with very rare Tibetan Cultural and religious artifacts. Evening free to explore around. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 11

Gangtok

After breakfast you go on an trip to Tsongo Lake which is the nearest you can get to Tibetan border. Return back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 12

Kalimpong

Post breakfast you leave for Kalimpong. Spectacular views of the highest mountain range and its horticulture await you here. Check-in at hotel upon arrival. Later we visit Dello Hills, flower nurseries and traditional paper factory. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 13

Kalimpong

Post breakfast you leave on a excursion to Gurumara National Park. The park is mostly visited for the sightings of the famous Indian Rhinoceros. You even have the option of visiting the local villages near the park to get an experience of their everyday lifestyle and culture. Overnight stay the hotel.

Day 14

Kolkata

After breakfast you will be transferred to Bagdogra airport to board a flight to Kolkata from where you will board your flight to your further destinations.

MAPS & AREA

Map view for West Bengal and Sikkim