The Beauty of Bengal is not only in it’s villages but also in it’s Mountains! Come have a taste of Bengal’s Mountains for 5 Nights & 6 Days.
Arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus (Junction) & Transfer to Darjeeling - Our representative will be there to receive the Guest at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) - He will assist guest for the forwarding journey to Darjeeling (100 Kilometers, 3 hours) – Situated at an elevation of 2123 meters / 70001 feet, the land of breathtaking beauty, amidst rolling tea gardens, crowned by the majestic Himalayas – This international destination is popularly known as the Queen of the hills - Jewel in the crown of the Eastern Himalayas with mesmerizing beauty offers spectacular views of the Mount Everest, Mount Kanchendzonga and the rest of spectacular Himalayan range - Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is one more attraction – Reach Darjeeling and check into the hotel - In the evening one is free to stroll around Mall / local market - Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Early morning at around 4:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather) – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop - Back to hotel for breakfast - After breakfast next round of sightseeing - Half Day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tea Estate, Peace Pagoda – Back to hotel – Evening free to stroll around the area - Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Early morning breakfast and start the day for sightseeing - Kalimpong weather is milder and pleasant for the most part of the year - Kalimpong offers monasteries, temples, tourist complexes, heritage buildings, parks, flower nurseries, heritage schools, charitable institutes - Start with Zang Dhok Palri or Durpin Monastery – Army Golf Course - Nursery - Deollo - Hanuman Tok - Dr Grahams Home (school with high standard of education) etc -Transfer To Lava-Over Night Stay Lava.
Lava is roughly 32 kilometres from Kalimpong - Lava and Loleygaon are two quaint mountain hamlets and surrounded by Neora Valley National Park - Altitude of Lava is 7700 feet while Loleygaon (Kaffer) is at 5500 feet - They are 22 kilometres apart - Of late Lolaygaon roads are bad hence the excursion is limited to Lava only - Birds like Blue Robins, Fulvetta, Finch, Wren Babblers can be spotted - Lava Monastery (the original name is Lava Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery) ambience with typical Tibetan architecture is serene and wonderful - Transfer To Rishop -over Night Rishop.
Morning departs by to Rishop a small Lepcha Village & enjoy the 360-degree view of Kanchenjunga. Sightseeing at Tiffin Dara, Changey fall, Kolakdam etc. -Next one has to drive to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) or Siliguri via Rangpo - The drive will be via Rangpo, Chitrey - On the way a stop at Coronation bridge for photography if time permits - Proceed on the way to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) - It will be a 4 to 5 hours by drive - Forwarding Journey.