North East Honeymoon Package

Darjeeling - mirik - Kalimpong - Gangtok - Tsogmo Lake - Bagdogra

Duration

8 Days

Group Size

30 persons

Location

Darjeeling

Overview

Walk in the lush tea estates of Darjeeling

Memorable sunrise views from Tiger Hill and enjoy a toy train ride

Visit Peace Pagoda and Ghoom Monastery at Darjeeling

A day's trip to Mirik

Visit Duprin Monastery, the largest monastery of Kalimpong

Viewing Mount Kanchenjunga (the world’s third-highest mountain), from Deolo Hill

Visit Enchey Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, and Hanuman Tok at Gangtok

Excursion to Baba Mandir and Yak ride at Tsogmo Lake

Included/Excluded

Meeting and assistance on arrival.

Hotel accommodation on double/triple sharing (as per the booking) in the hotels mentioned or similar as per the availability

Daily Buffet/ fixed Menu breakfast in hotel.

Transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary by the chauffeur driven vehicle and for the duration of the services as per the itinerary

All transfers and sightseeing by AC Etios/Swift Dzire or similar for 2-3 adult pax and AC Tavera/Innova/Xylo or similar for 4-7 adult pax.

Toll tax, parking, driver allowance and interstate taxes of the transport

All Applicable Taxes of Hotel

Air fare / train fare

Coolie / porter charges, Camera charges, Donations at temples.

Extended stay or travelling due to any reason.

Any meals other than those specified in Tour Cost Includes’

Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.

Any other item not specified in ‘Tour cost includes’

GST 5% on total invoice

Ac will be switch off in hilly areas

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival Bagdogra - Darjeeling
On arrival with meeting and assistance at the Bagdogra airport/railway station. Our Ghumney representative will meet to welcome and escort you and straight Drive to Darjeeling. Home to the World Heritage Train- the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) or the toy train, Darjeeling is an enchanting hill station. Lying at a height of 7100 feet above the sea level, Darjeeling has aromatic lush tea estates, tranquility in abundance, breathtaking scenery, Buddhist monasteries, bustling streets and several striking views. Afteurr you arrive in Darjeeling, check- into the hotel. You can relax for a while. The evening is at leisure and you can spend it as per your own liking. Have a leisure walk up to the Mall or visit the local shopping centers to get your hands on some memorabilia. Overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 2 : Darjeeling sightseeing
Today starts quite early. Get-up around 3:45 AM to drive towards Tiger Hill (11 km) to view sunrise over the Khangchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather). One of the major attractions in Darjeeling, the route taking to you the hill, amid Oak forests, is an extremely refreshing one. It is advisable to start early top save yourself from traffic snarls up the hill. When the sun rises behind from the hill, it illuminates the Peak and looks like an orange-colored ball. Treat your eyes to the scenery and soak-in the tranquility. On your way back, visit Ghoom Monastery- also called Yiga Choeling monastery, it is one of Darjeeling’s oldest gompas. Belonging to the Yellow sect of Buddhism, the construction of this monastery started in 1850. The statue of Maitreyan Buddha, Lord Buddha of the future is the main attraction here. Next attraction is the War memorial, lying in the well-maintained garden, bounded by Batasia Loop. The memorial is built in the memory of Gorkha martyrs who sacrificed their lives in the wars to save their country. You can also opt for a ride in the toy train on the loop, offering enchanting landscape views. Return to the hotel for breakfast and start the second leg of sightseeing including Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park- Known all around the globe, it is popular for its conservation breeding programs of Red Panda, Tibetan Wolf, Snow Leopards and other endangered animal species of the Eastern Himalaya. Take a walk in the sprawling Tea estates to soak-in the serenity and refreshing aroma. The sight of greenery spread all around looks quite soothing. The Cable car ride on Darjeeling Ropeway offers spectacular views Rangeet Valley. The white colored Peace-pagoda is a huge dome-like structure is another attraction here that has golden-colored Buddha statues in varied postures. Overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 3 : Darjeeling - Mirik - Darjeeling
After breakfast is for a day’s trip to Mirik. Perched at an elevation of 1494 m above the sea level, Mirik is an off-beat destination that is becoming a popular tourist destination, near Darjeeling. The drive from Darjeeling to Mirik has a few scenic spots from where you can stop for photo opportunity. With Sumendu Lake in its mid-point, beautiful Mirik town is blessed with verdant tea gardens, landscaped gardens, cardamom groves and the mighty Himalayas. Spend the day here, indulging in activities like boating in Sumendu Lake and horse riding to explore the place. In the evening, back to Darjeeling. On your way back, taka a stoppage at Pasupathi Market (on the India-Nepal Border). You can get your hands-on antiques, souvenirs, foreign goods and other knick-knacks. In Darjeeling, the evening is free for visiting the Mall Road or the Local market area. Overnight stay at hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 4 : Darjeeling - Kalimpong (49 km - 1 hr 40 min)
After breakfast check-out ffrom the hotel and take a transfer from Darjeeling to Kalimpong. Placed at the foothills of the Himalayas, the lush destination of Kalimpong is located at an altitude of 1250 meters above the sea level. Offering a relaxed ambiance for a peaceful retreat, Kalimpong boasts of some of the most striking views of the Himalayan peaks. This bustling town has colonial-style architecture and Buddhist monasteries. The serenity spread all around the place attracts the tourists from all around. On arrival, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel. Leave the hotel room to begin sightseeing in Kalimpong including the popular attractions such as Forest Museum (Closed On Thursday), Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir- a Hindu temple with a huge statue of Lord Hanuman that is near Durga temple, Dr Graham Homes, Duprin Monastery, Mangal Dham- another beautiful tranquil temple complex in Kalimpong that has temples of Lord Krishna and Guru Mangal Das Ji, Pine View Nurseries (Cactus Only) Located on Duprin hill (1372 m), Duprin Gompa boasts of being the largest monastery of Kalimpong, formally known as Gangtok Pelri Phodang. Dalai Lama, in the year 1976, had consecrated this monastery. The Gompa is 5 km southwards of the town. When inside the monastery, do not miss the attractive religious murals. From the monastery’s terrace, enjoy nice views of Khangchendzonga. Started in 1900, by Dr JA Graham- a Scottish missionary, Dr Graham Homes is a school and an orphanage that co-educate children of the workers in tea-estates. The school structure is Scottish in architecture and the premise has a museum too. Once you get on the top of Deolo Hill, treat your eyes to the mesmerizing views of the Kanchenjunga, the world’s third highest mountain and the town. There is a well-maintained park too. Pony rides are offered for kids. Overnight stay at hotel in Kalimpong.
Day 5 : Kalimpong - Gangtok (73.5 km - 2 hrs)
Today, have your breakfast and begin driving towards Gangtok, the capital city of the north-eastern state of Sikkim. Located at an elevation of 1600 meters above the sea level, the beautiful and peaceful hill town of Gangtok, is known to be one of the most popular tourist destinations of North-eastern region of the country. Its Buddhist monasteries, abundant lush scenery and pleasant climate allure honeymooners from all around. Hold hands in hands and admire the enchanting scenery of the town. Gangtok also houses a vast variety of butterflies, and colorful flowers like Orchids and Rhododendron. On arrival, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel. Now you can rest for a while. The evening is at leisure. If you want, you can visit the very popular M G Road (Mall) to indulge in shopping and collecting memorabilia. Get your hands-on woollen clothes, Thangka paintings, handicrafts and more. Overnight stay at hotel in Gangtok.
Day 6 : Gangtok Sightseeing
Today visit the popular attractions of Gangtok, after morning breakfast Visit to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, Ganesh Tok- a temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha, placed on a small hill on the Gangtok-Nathula Road, Hanuman Tok, Tashi View Point, Banjhakri Falls, one of the finest falls close to Gangtok, place amidst a lush green well-maintained Shamanistic- themed park. One of Sikkim’s most renowned temples, Hanuman Tok is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The temple complex is well taken care of by the Indian Army. As the temple is placed on high altitudes, the complex offers wonderful opportunities for photography as the views of the peaks are stunning from here. Probably the biggest stupa of Sikkim, Do Drul Chorten is located on a hill. This sacred spot was built in the year 1945 by Late Truslshi Rinpoche, the head of Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism. The golden-colored dome is the highlight of the structure. You can spot lamas engrossed in their prayers. Founded in the year 1909, Enchey Monastery is one of the Gangtok most popular Gompas. Placed on a hill, the monastery offers exciting views of Mt Kanchenjunga. The structure of the monastery is inspired from a Chinese Pagoda and the images of deities adorn the inner walls. Spot the statues of Guru Rinpoche and Lord Buddha, who are worshipped here. If you are a nature lover, do visit the permanent flower show held at the Flower Exhibition Center, another popular attraction. The floral exhibition site is near Ride Park and White Hall, and is a place where you must not miss clicking photographs. This exhibition area has a greenhouse effect and consists of a vast variety of floral species such as celosia, gerberas, roses, orchids and more. During the night hours, you can visit the discotheques in Gangtok. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 7 : Gangtok - Tsogmo Lake and Baba Mandir - Gangtok
Today you will visit the nearby attractions of Gangtok. The day is scheduled for an excursion to Tsogmo Lake and Baba Mandir. After having breakfast you will leave for your trip. You will visit the Tsogmo Lake or Changu Lake, lying at an elevation of 12,400 feet above the sea level. This is a glacial lake which is located at a distance of 37 km away from Gangtok. This stunning attraction is frequently visited by Brahminy duck and other colourful migratory birds. This oval-shaped lake is 50 feet deep and is covered with snow all-round the year. Your kids can enjoy yak rides; there are shops near the lake selling Yak cheese. On the banks of the Lake, there is a temple also which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Capture the beautiful scenery through your camera. After exploring the Lake site, continue towards the next attraction of the day Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial War temple which is situated at around 20 km from here. Originally a war memorial, built in the memory of soldier Harbhajan Singh of the 23rd Punjab Regiment, who sacrificed his life in the Indo-China, 1962 and it slowly turned into a temple. It was constructed in 1983 by the Indian Army after the deceased soldier appeared in the dream of his soldier friend. This temple made inside the bunker of the soldier and consists of his personal belongings like photographs. There is a wishing pond near the temple where people can throw a coin in the pond and make a wish. In the evening, return to Gangtok. If time permits, you can visit Mall Road or simply relax in your room. (Note- If there is landslide or we are not able to take you to Tsogmo Lake, there will be alternate sightseeing).
Day 8 : Gangtok - Bagdogra Departure
After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed to airport/railway station to board your flight/train for onward destination.

End of Our Services ( Check-in/ Check-out time is 1200 Hrs. at all hotels )

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Terms & Conditions:
  • As per the Government directive, all Indian citizens can produce any govt. approved photo identity such as Driving License/Pan Card/Voter ID card/Passport at the point of check-in at the hotel. Tourist himself is responsible for carrying, shifting and taking care of their own luggage
  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and valid for Indian National.
  • Rooms are subject to availability at the time of receiving firm booking.
  • In case of non-availability of the mentioned hotels, similar kind/quality of hotels will be provided. Although we try our best to maintain same price alternate accommodation or transport however it may change for the reasons beyond our control or due to non-availability of the same. Incase of any supplement applicable due to hotel or transport change the same will be paid by the guest travelling and is an extra cost to be payable by the guest.
Is this rate valid on any festival date?
No, Rates are not valid in any Festival Date.

Tour Location

Darjeeling - mirik - Kalimpong - Gangtok - Tsogmo Lake - Bagdogra

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