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Sikkim is the state in northeastern India. It is the borders Tibet in the north & northeast, Bhutan in the east, Nepal in the west, and West Bengal in the south. Sikkim is the also located close to India’s Siliguri Corridor near to Bangladesh. Sikkim is the least of populous & second smallest among the Indian states. The famous Ganesh Tok or Temple is located on a hill in the Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim. The capital of Sikkim is not only famous for its amazing natural beauty, but also for various prominent pilgrimage destinations. Places to visit in Sikkim include Darjeeling, Pelling, Kalimpong & Gangtok and many other beautiful places.
On arrival at NJP Railway Station/ Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction), you will meet and assist by our representative and drive to Darjeeling. Nearly 105 km 02-03 hours drive from Siliguri & Nearly 139 km 03 -04 hours drive from Nepal border Kakarbhitta, at a height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet & lies It is the famous World Heritage train (UNESCO). The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) Toy Train. Check into hotel. In the evening explore the Mall or local Shopping center. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
In the morning 03:30 - 3:45 am drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view Sunrise over Kanchendzonga mountain & visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia LoopBack to hotel for breakfast - sightseeing - Half Day city sightseeing - Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tenzing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate (Garden), Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda - back to hotel – evening free - overnight stay at Darjeeling.
After breakfast at the hotel & drive nearly 65 kilometers 1 ½ - 2 hours transfer to the Kalimpong (65km 01-02 Hours Journey). Kalimpong situated on the foothills of the Himalayas is a green destination at an altitude of it is a historical destination with bustling market, colorful people and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range – hotel check-in – Drive for sightseeing tour through scenic road to Forest Museum (Closed On Thursday), Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir, Dr. Graham Homes, Durbin Monastery, Mangal Dham, Pine View Nurseries (Cactus Only) - back to Kalimpong Hotel – and overnight stay.
After breakfast transfer to Pelling - 90 kilometers – 2 ½ - 3 hours drive on a clear day guest can get a clear view of Himalayan range with snow-capped mount Pandim, Kumbhakarna, Rathong, Khangchendzonga, Zopuno, Shimbho, Narsing, Sinolchu, etc - hotel check-in - Places of visit are Rimbi, Rimbi Rock Garden, water Falls, Kechopalri Lake, it is the holy Buddhist lake and, it is a believed that any wish in front of the lake comes true. Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird and thus the water surface is always free of leaves, Kechopalri Monastery, Kanchenjunga water Falls. In the evening explore local markets, mall road .overnight stay at Pelling.
In the morning breakfast at the hotel full day city tour of Gangtok – Visit to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, Rumtek Monastery, one of the finest monastery where His holy Dalai Lama stayed for some time, Various View Points, Botanical Garden, etc - back to hotel - evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center – There are few discotheques & Casinos in Gangtok to spend time .overnight stay at Gangtok.
Morning breakfast - Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (nearly 40 kilometers) takes 2 hours feet - The Lake is an oval-shaped nearly 50 feet deep. Generally covered in snow for most of the year – This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds - sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all - Nathu- La Pass to the Republic of China is (nearly 20 kilometers) and is optional tour - Back to Gangtok. In the evening explore Mall road, local market. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
After Breakfast Check out the hotel transfer to Nepal – India border Kakarbhitta / Bhadrapur Airport (BDP) Nepal / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB)and Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) Siliguri - for onward journey.