Darjeeling Region Combine Tour – 9 Days

9 Days and 8 Nights
Season: March to May and September to November
Duration: 9 Days and 8 Nights
 Places covered: Darjeeling region and Kalimpong

Trip Details

What is Included:

• Service of English speaking guides, arrival and departure transfer, vehicles, full tour services.
• All prevailing taxes like luxury taxes and boarding taxes and meals in all hotels.
• Road taxes, toll taxes, driver’s allowances, parking etc.
• Boarding and meals with breakfast, lunch and dinners at luxury hotels while during the tour. While during trek boarding and meals in camps and mountain lodges. All the meals include breakfast lunch and dinner.

What is not included:

• Any items of personal nature like walking sticks, clothings, sleeping bags, prescribed medicines, alcoholic drinks, phone calls, laundry, additional meals, passport and visas, flight and airport charges, excess baggage, insurances, vaccinations, inner line permits or special permits.



Day 01:

Bagdogra – Darjeeling
Arrival at Bagdogra and then drive to Darjeeling by road which takes about 4 Hours. Darjeeling is at an elevation of 2134 meters above sea level. (Overnight stay in Darjeeling)

Day 02:

Sightseeing in Darjeeling
Early morning visit to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Mt Khangchendzonga, the third highest peak in the world. On the way back visit Yiga Choling Monastery, the old Buddhiest Monastery built in 1880. Back to Hotel for Breakfast A.M: Visit Tukvar Tea estate to see tea processing. On the way back visit Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre which was established in 1959 to rehabilitate displaced Tibetans, who had followed His Holiness the Dalai Lama to India. It has now evolved into a prime-manufacturing center for excellent ethnic Tibetan handicraft especially Woollen Carpets.It also helps to preserve the cultural heritage of Tibet. Visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute established in 1954 after the conquest of Mount Everest to impart training in high altitude mountaineering. There is a museum on mountaineering, which you can visit. Visit the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park which houses many endangered animals from the Himalayan region. It is also a breeding centre for Snow Leopards, Red Panda and Tibetan Wolf. P.M: Free top pursue your own activities OR Go for a walking visit to Bhutia Busty Budddhist Monastery.(Overnight stay in Darjeeling)

Day 03:

 Darjeeling – Mirik – Darjeeling
Drive to Mirik (1767 meters). Boat ride at Sumendu Lake which is surrounded by a beautifully maintened garden on the eastern banks and heavily forested ridge on the west. A leisurely stroll along the meandering cobbled path encircling the lake is relaxing. Visit Rameetay Dara, Devi Sthan, Deosi Dara, Orange Orchards. Back to Darjeeling. (Overnight stay in Darjeeling

Day 04:

 Darjeeling – Kalimpong
A.M, Joy ride on Toy Train till Ghoom on the world famous Toy Train (Darjeeling Himalayan Railway) a world heritage site. Back to Hotel for Lunch. P.M. Drive to Kalimpong which takes about two hours via Peshoke Road. (Overnight stay in Kalimpong)

Day 05

Sightseeing at Kalimpong
A.M, After breakfast visit Delo View Point in the Delo Hill. You can have a magnificient view of the Khangchendzonga Mountain range and River Teesta meandering down in the Valley. On the way back visit Mangal Dham a Hindu Temple and a Christain Church built in a style of Tibetan Monastery P.M, After lunch visit Zandok Palri Buddhist Monastery located on top of Durpin Hills. You can have a view of Kalimpong Town and the Khangchendzonga Mountain Range from here. On the way back visit flower nurseries. Walk around the town. (Overnight stay in Kalimpong)

Day 06:

 Kalimpong – Lava
Drive from Kalimpong to Lava at 35 kilometers. Lava is a small hamlet surrounded by green forests and is ideal for exploration, bird watching and viewing natural habitats. Day hike to Neora valley provides magnificient view of the mountains extended to Bhutan – Tibet border. Old Bhutanese Fort captured by British during Dooars war is located near by Back to Lava.(Overnight stay in Lava)

Day 07:

Lava – Lolegoan – Kafer
Drive to Lolegoan and Kafer to have the view of forest area with exotic flora and also to have the excellent view of sunrise. Proceed to Kalimpong.(Overnight stay in Kalimpong)

Day 08:

 Kalimpong – Melli – Siliguri
Drive to Melli for white water rafting and then drive to Siliguri.(Overnight stay in Siliguri)

Day 09:

 Siliguri –Bagdogra
Drive to Bagdogra for your journey back home.

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