North East Package

Nest Himalaya

Duration : 8 nights /9 days

Destinations : Gangtok & Darjeeling


NEST HIMALAYA / ITINERARY

  ITINERARY 08 NIGHTS / 09 DAYS

NJP RAILWAY STATION / BAGDOGRA (IXB) AIRPORT – GANGTOK (02 NTS) – LACHUNG (02 NTS) – YUMTHANG - GANGTOK (01 NTS) – DARJEELING (03 NTS) - NJP RAILWAY STATION / BAGDOGRA (IXB) AIRPORT

 

DAY 01     NJP RAILWAY STATION /

 

IXB (BAGDOGRA AIRPORT) - GANGTOK                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Arrival at NJP Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport. Transfer to Gangtok (5500ft /130kms / 04 hrs.). Overnight at Hotel at Gangtok.

 

DAY 02     GangtoK                                                                                                        

Morning excursion to Tsangu Lake & Baba Mandir (12400ft. / 54kms / 03 hrs.).Evening back to Gangtok. Overnight at Hotel.

 

DAY 03     GANGTOK-LACHUNG

Pick-up from hotel at Gangtok at about 10 a.m. proceed to Lachung (124 Km, 6 Hrs) at an altitude of 8,600 ft. On the way stop and enjoy a few wonderful locations like Tashi View Point, Kabi Lungstok, Naga Waterfalls, the confluence of Lachen chu and Lachung Chu at Chungthang, Twin Waterfalls and Bhim Nala Waterfalls. Lunch will be served at Namok. You are likely to reach Lachung at late afternoon / in the evening and will check in our hotel.

 

DAY 04     LACHUNG-YUMTHANG-LACHUNG

After breakfast leave for Yumthang (11,800 ft. 43 Kms, 2 hrs on one way) On the way you may visit the famous hot spring. Yumthang is a large valley surrounded by mountains where the tree line ends. In April/ May /June the valley erupts in a riot of colours as Rhododendrons, Primulae and many other Alpine Flowers are in full bloom. In the winter months, Yumthang is somber with snow all around, and the anow clad mountains adding to the ethereal beauty. Return to Lachung for Lunch. After lunch visit Lachung Monastery, Cottage Industry and Waterfalls.  Dinner  will be  served  at about  8 p.m.

 

DAY 05     LACHUNG-GANGTOK

After breakfast leave for Gangtok. On the way stops between singhik, Mangan and if the weather is clear you may get to see the Khangchendzonga Range. This location offers a   majestic view of Mt. Pandim, Mt. Kabru, Mt. Simvo, Mt. Jopuno, Mt. Khangchendzonga and Mt. Siniolchu. After lunch at Namok, visit Phodong Monastery on the way o/n at Gangtok.

 

DAY 06     GANGTOK- DARJELLING

After breakfast go for half day local tour covering Jhakri Water Falls, Ranka Monastery, Research Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday & govt.Holidays), DoDrul Chorten, Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom(Closed on Sunday & Govt. Holidays) & Flower Show then transfer to Darjeeling. Check in hotel. Evening free for leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

 

DAY 07     DARJEELING 

Early morning tour to Tiger Hills (at around at 4am) to morning view sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak (subject  to clear weather ) on your way back visit Batasia Loop & Ghoom Monastery . After Breakfast city tour of Darjeeling visit Padmaja Naidu Himalaya Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, (Closed on Thursday), Happy Valley Tea Estate, Tenzing Rock & Gombu Rock & Tibetan Refugee Self – Help Center (Closed on Sunday). After lunch visit White Pagoda, Lalkothi (D.G.H.C.Assembly not allowed inside), Ava Art Gallery, Dhirdham Temples & Natural History Museum & Rock Garden. Overnight at Hotel

 

DAY 08     MIRIK EXCURSION 

After Break fast drive down to visit Mirik Lake (55 Kms, 02 Hrs) en route Pashupati Market (Indo-Nepal Border). Overnight stay at Hotel

 

DAY 09     DARJELLING – NJP RAILWAY STATION / IXB AIRPORT

After breakfast leave Darjeeling and proceed towards – NJP railway station/Bagdogra Airport (110 kms / 3 hrs) for your onward journey.

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