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Tea Gardens and Monasteries of Darjeeling and Gangtok

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Product Code : AGORA418

The Tea Gardens and Monasteries of Darjeeling and Gangtok private tour is an immersive experience that takes you on a journey to explore the stunning tea gardens and serene monasteries of the region. Witness the tea-making process at tea plantations, learn about the history and culture of the region, and marvel at the breathtaking views from Tashi Viewpoint. Visit iconic monasteries like Rumtek and Enchey, and learn about their religious significance. This tour is perfect for those looking to immerse themselves in the natural beauty and cultural heritage of Darjeeling and Gangtok.


Day 1: Bagdogra – Darjeeling (75kms/ 2hrs Approx)

On arrival at Bagdogra airport, meet your driver and proceed to Darjeeling. Check in at the hotel and rest for the day.


Day 2: Darjeeling

Early morning, around 3:45 AM, pick up from your hotel and drive to Tiger Hill to view the sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak (subject to clear weather). On the way back, visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop. Return to the hotel for breakfast, and then leave for the next round of city tour, which includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center, Tea Estate, Natural History Museum, and Peace Pagoda. Toy Train Joyride on Darjeeling Himalayan Rail track is also included. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.


Day 3: Darjeeling – Gangtok (130kms/ 3hrs Approx)

After breakfast, drive to Gangtok via visiting Kalimpong. Visit MacFarlane Memorial Church, Dr. Graham's Homes, Durpin Monastery, and Deolo Park. Continue the drive to Gangtok and check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Gangtok.


Day 4: Gangtok

After breakfast, take an excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir, nearly 40kms / 2hrs drive along the Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary. Back to Gangtok, evening free to roam around M G Road (The Mall). Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 5: Gangtok Sightseeing

After breakfast, spend the day exploring Gangtok. Visit the Rumtek Monastery, Bakthang Waterfall, Tashi Viewpoint, Ganesh Tok, Enchey Monastery, and Directorate of Handicraft and Handloom. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 6: Gangtok to Bagdogra (125kms/ 3hrs Approx)

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and transfer to Bagdogra airport for your onward journey.

- Assistance on arrival at airport.

- 5 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.

- Daily breakfast at hotels.

- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.

- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.

- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.

- Bottled drinking water in car.

- Government taxes.


Hotels used or similar for 5 nights accommodations

Darjeeling x 2 nights
3* - Central Heritage Resort & Spa/ Omega Residency 
4* - Elgin Hotel/ The Royal Plaza
5* - Mayfair/ Windamere Hotel

Gangtok x 3 nights
3* - Tamarind Hotels/ Hotel New Orchid
4* - Elgin NorKhill/ Saramsa Resort
5* - Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino/ WelcomHeritage Denzong Regency

- Any flight fare.

- Camera charges at monuments if any.

- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.

- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc. 

- Gratuities and optional activities.

- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.