North - East Packages With Flights,Hotel, Transfers, Meals, Sightseeings, Taxes, 4 Days 3 Nights - Darjeeling

Darjeeling

North - East Packages With Flights,Hotel, Transfers, Meals, Sightseeings, Taxes, 4 Days 3 Nights - Darjeeling

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Known as the world over as the "Queen of the Hills", Darjeeling is as unique as it is diverse. For travellers arriving from the Indian Plains, the cool climates of Darjeeling provides welcome relief and delightful eperiences around every corner. Situated at an average heights of 7000 feet above sea level, this beautiful town with its colonial charm and contemprary culture shelters in the shadows of Kanchanjunga's snow covered peaks. This magnificient mountain range, whose name measn 'The Five Treasurers of Snows' in Tibetan on acount of its five peaks, is also written as Khangchendzonga and Kanchanjunga.

DAY 1
 
BAGDOGRA/NJP>>DARJEELING
 
Pick- up from Bagdogra Airport to be taken to Darjeeling (7100 Ft), the “Queen of the hill stations” , its name derived from “Dorje-Line” which means the place of “Dorje”, the mystic thunderbolt. Covering a distance of 88 kms over a drive of 3.5 hrs along winding roads ,its an experience of unforgettable beauty. Check-in. Spend the evening lazing around or walk down to the mall to do some window-shopping. Night Halt at Darjeeling.
 
DAY 2
 
DARJEELING
 
Start the day at 4am with an early morning trip to Tiger Hill (7800 Ft) to catch the sunrise from behind the majestic Kunchenjunga range. On the way back visit the Ghoom Monastery & Batasia Loop. Back to the hotel for breakfast. After lunch, proceed for a half day sightseeing of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Zoo, Tenzing Rock, Labong Race Course, Tea Garden & Tibetan Refugees Self Help Centre. Back to the Hotel by evening. Take a walk to “Chowrasta” the centre point of the Mall area. Do some window shopping. Night Halt at Darjeeling.
 
DAY 3
 
DARJEELING>>GANGTOK
 
Leave by 8.30am for a 3hr 30mins journey to the Land of the Pristine and unspoilt natural beauty – Sikkim , with alpine landscapes and thick luxuriant forests, rivers in torrent and peaceful lakes. Arrive at Gangtok (5500 Ft) by lunchtime. (1400hrs to 1800hrs) After lunch, visit Nam Nang VP/Ropeway ; Do- Drul Chorten (Stupa) which is one of the most important stupas of Sikkim, built by the head of the Nyingma order- Trullshi Rimpoche in 1945. It contains rare details of Dorji Phupa, Holy Books, Mantras and is encircled by 108 prayer wheels ; The Namgyal Institute of Tibetology built in 1958 in traditional style, a renowned worldwide centre for the study of the Mahayana Buddhist philosophy & religion, a treasure house of rare “Thankas”, statues, over 200 Buddhist icons and prized objects of art, to Rumtek Monastery, 24 kms from Gangtok was built in 1960 by His Holiness the Late 16th Gyalwa Karmapa & this is a replica of the original Kagyurpa Monastery in Tibet, a must see for every visitor, the seat of the “Kagyu Order” . Behind the Monastery is the lavishly decorated Karmae Nalanda Institute of Buddhist Studies which attracts students from the world over. Here one can find the most unique religious scriptures & art objects of the world. Back to the hotel by evening. Night Halt at Gangtok.
 
DAY 4
 
GANGTOK>>BAGDOGRA/NJP
 
Depart to Bagdogra/NJP after breakfast.

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