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Darjeeling / Gangtok / Kalimpong

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Darjeeling is situated at an altitude of 2134 m, surrounded by pine and fir trees and dominated by Mt. Kanchanjanga. It is incredibly beautiful town surrounded by lovely scenic spots and lush green tea gardens. Gangtok’s geography is dominated by the most majestic mountain chain in the world which includes the Khanchanjanga, the world's third highest mountain which is worshipped as the guardian deity to their land. Kalimpong situated at a height of 1,250 m, enjoys the best climate in the region. It once was an important center of trade, being the terminal on the India-Tibet caravan route, and merchants from Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet flocked here in order to trade their wares. Kalimpong has long been in the shadow of its more famous neighbor Darjeeling, but with its immense natural beauty, ideal location and moderate climate, it is now gradually beginning to come into its own.
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Day 01: Arrival at Bhadrapur Airport.
Pick up from Bhadrapur Airport and drive to Darjeeling (144km/6hrs). Halt at the border for immigration formalities.
Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02:  Sightseeing in Darjeeling.
Happy Valley Tea Estate, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Himalayan Zoological Park Local Market, Ghoom Monastery & if available, the Toy Train Ride to Ghoom (1hr from Darjeeling). Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03: Early morning sunrise trip to Tiger Hill (14km/1hr).
After breakfast, drive to Gangtok (116km/5hr). Visit Rumtek Monastery on the way.
Overnight at Hotel.

Day 04: Breakfast at Hotel.
Sightseeing in Gangtok - Tashi View Point, Institute of Tibetology, Handicrafts Center, Enchey Monastery and Local Market. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 05 : Breakfast at Hotel.
A morning drive to Kalimpong (75km/3hrs). A visit Durpin Dara Viewpoint & Monastery, Thongsa Monastery, Local Market & Flower Nursery in the evening. Overnight at Hotel

Day 06 : Breakfast at Hotel.
Drive to Phuntsoling (178 km/6 hours) en route Lunch. Complete immigration formalities. Overnight at Hotel in Phuntsoling.

Day 07 : Breakfast at Hotel and final departure.
GPO Box: 771, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 4415754 | 4414250
Fax: 977 1 4420239
E-mail: info@nepalshangrila.com


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GPO Box: 771, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: +977 1 4415754 | +977 1 4414250
Fax: +977 1 4420239
E-mail: info@nepalshangrila.com

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