Ex Bagdogra: Gangtok (135 Kms / 4 ½ Hrs)
Gangtok: is the capital of the mountainous northern Indian state of Sikkim. Established as a Buddhist pilgrimage site in the 1840s, the city became capital of an independent monarchy after British rule ended, but joined India in 1975. Today, it remains a Tibetan Buddhist center and a base for hikers organizing permits and transport for treks through Sikkim’s Himalayan mountain ranges. Its name meaning hill-top, Gangtok can be safely said to be one of the most beautiful hill stations in the country. With everything in just the right amount from a blend of cultural identities to urbanisation, Gangtok is a breathing and dynamic bit of paradise of the northeast. Gangtok and its surrounding regions are abundant in natural beauty and have various natural attractions such as the Tsomgo Lake, Ban Jhakri falls, Tashi viewpoint and more. Other places to visit include many famous religious sites such as the Enchey Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Do Drul Chorten Rumtek Monastery, etc. Also, river Teesta is one of the best spots for white water rafting in North East India.
Ex Gangtok: Darjeeling (120 Kms / 5 Hrs)
Darjeeling: QUEEN OF THE HIMALAYAS
Jaw-dropping locales, mesmerising sunrises, the untouched beauty of the hills, the old-world charm of the past, and the welcoming smiles of the local people all add up to make Darjeeling one of the most beautiful hill stations in Eastern part of India. Spread over a steep mountain ridge, nestled amidst acres of lush green tea plantations, Darjeeling stands at the height of 2,050 meters above sea level, thus boasting of cool climes all year round. This scenic hill station is the perfect getaway for a romantic honeymoon and is just around 700 kilometres away from Kolkata. A respite from the hot and humid summers of India, Darjeeling is a popular tourist destination in North-East India. Providing a heady mixture of splendid tea gardens on rolling mountain slopes, meandering toy train rides through the picturesque city, and delectable traditional Tibetan cuisine, Darjeeling works wonders to cater to the gorgeous panorama of the Himalayas.
6 Nights / 7 Days tour includes:
Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Rumtek Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Himalayan Zoological Park, Reshi Hotsprings, Seven Sisters Waterfalls, Do Drul Chorten Stupa, Tashi View Point, Ropeway ride, Tsomgo Lake. Tiger Hill, Himalayan Toy Train Ride, Darjeeling Ropeway, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, river rafting in Teesta, tea plantations, Happy Valley Tea Estate, Darjeeling Observatory Hill, Ghoom Monastery.
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