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HIMALAYAN ORCHID (8 Nights / 9 Days)
Darjeeling 2N - Kalimpong 1N - Gangtok 2N - Lachung 2N - Gangtok 1N
- Private AC Car
- Luxury accommodations
- 24x07 dedicated service
- Personal expenses
- Cost due to any natural/political/medical crisis
- Meals not mentioned in package
Day 01: NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport - Darjeeling (75 Kms. / 3 Hrs.)
Meet and Greet on arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station/ Bagdogra International Airport and transfer to Darjeeling (6,950 Ft.). On arrival check-in to the hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day 02: Darjeeling Full Day Sightseeing with Tiger Hill
Early morning (4:00 AM) visit Tiger Hill (Subject to availability of Permit / Token) and then back to hotel. After breakfast, starting at 8.30 AM, visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Ropeway, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Japanese Temple. Evening free for shopping or leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day 03: Darjeeling - Kalimpong - Local Sightseeing (77 Kms. / 6½ Hrs.)
After breakfast, transfer to Kalimpong (4,091 Ft. / 55 Kms. / 2½ Hrs.). On arrival check-in to your hotel. Afternoon enjoy half day tour of Kalimpong visiting Mangal Dham, Deolo Hill, Golf Course, Durpin Dara Hills and Pine View Nursery (Sunday closed). Overnight stay at Kalimpong.
Day 04: Kalimpong - Gangtok - Half day Local Sightseeing (108 Kms. / 7 Hrs.)
After breakfast, transfer to Gangtok (5,500 Ft. / 78 Kms. / 3 Hrs.). On arrival, check-in to your hotel. After that half day Gangtok city tour visiting Flower show, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre (Closed on Sunday and 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month), Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday), Dro-dul Chorten, Gonjang Monastery and Banjakhri Falls (maximum 3-4 hours). Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 05: Excursion to Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir (53 Kms. / 3 Hrs. one-way)
After breakfast, start for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft. / 37 Kms. / 02 Hrs. from Gangtok) and further drive to Baba Mandir (13,200 ft. / 16 Kms. / 01 Hrs. from Tsomgo Lake). Evening back to Gangtok. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
(In case of Land slide or any other reason, if Tsomgo Lake is closed we will provide alternate sightseeing.)
Day 06: Gangtok - Lachung (116 Kms. / 6 Hrs.)
After breakfast check out from hotel with limited luggage and proceed to Lachung (8,738 Ft.) in North Sikkim. On the way, take a break for some beautiful spots that are worth seeing and visiting like Naga Waterfall, The Confluence of Lachen Chu (River) and Lachung Chu (River) at Chungthang and Bhim Nala Waterfall. On arrival at Lachung, check into your hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at Lachung.
Day 07: Excursion to Yumthang Valley (26 Kms. / 1½ Hrs. one-way)
After breakfast proceed to Yumthang Valley, which is known as Valley of Flowers (12,000 ft.). Yumthang is the summer grazing ground of the yaks and winter playgrounds of yetis. On the way back, visit Hot Spring which is considered to have medicinal properties. Back to the hotel in the afternoon. After lunch free for individual activities, Dinner and Overnight stay at Lachung.
Day 08: Lachung - Gangtok (116 Kms. / 6 Hrs.)
After breakfast, transfer to Gangtok (5,500 Ft.). On arrival, check-in to the hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
Day 09: Gangtok - NJP Rly Station / IXB Airport (128 Kms. / 5 Hrs.)
After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and take the departure transfers to New Jalpaiguri Railway Station/ Bagdogra International Airport for your onward journey.