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Gangtok to Kalimpong Package Tour

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Package Overview: JNP/IXB Airport-Gangtok-Gangtok-Gangtok-Pelling-Pelling- Yuksom-Kalimpog-Kalimpong-Droop JNP/IXB Airport.

Duration: 08 Nights / 09 Days.

Short Itinerary
Duration: 08 Nights / 09 Days.

Day 01: pickup from (N J P) New Jalpaiguri railway station / Bagdogra Airport to Gangtok (1,700.mtrs) 125km appx.

Day 02: Excursion to Tsomgo Lake (3,760.mtrs) & Baba Mandir (3,970.mtrs).

Day 03: Gangtok Local Excursion.

Day 04: Gangtok to Pelling via Temi Tea Garden 123km. 5 to 6 hours.

Day 05: Pelling Local Excursion.

Day 06: Pelling to Yuksom via Khecheopalri Lake 57km 4 to 5 hours.

Day 07: Yuksom to Kalimpong via jorthang 111km 5 to 6 hours.

Day 08: Kalimpong Local Excursion.

Day 09: Leave Kalimpong for NJP/Bagdogra airport as planned.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: pickup from (N J P) New Jalpaiguri railway station / Bagdogra Airport to Gangtok (1,700.mtrs) 125km appx.

The route passes through the Teesta bazar and then all the way goes to Gangtok via Police Check Post at Rangpo. Foreigners need Inner Line Permit (ILP) to travel beyond this point. Our Guide, driver will help you get all the necessary documents here. From here, take a Tea break and continue your drive to Gangtok. Check in to hotel at Gangtok.

Day 02 : Excursion to Tsomgo Lake (3,760.mtrs) & Baba Mandir (3,970.mtrs).

After breakfast on this day, you will visit the Tsomgo lake and the Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir.

Day 03: Gangtok Local Excursion.

After breakfast get ready for local excursion around Gangtok.

This day you will visit the notable places of visit in and around Gangtok. You will visit the Do-Drul Chorten Stupa, the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (established in 1958), the Chorten Stupa, the Ropeway (Cable Car) ride, a great ride to view the whole of Gangtok (One of the most recommended things to do!), Flower Exhibition Centre (The famous Sikkim Flower Show happens usually around March), The Directorate of

Day 04: Gangtok to Pelling via Temi Tea Garden 123km. 5 to 6 hours.

Today after breakfast drive to Pelling. The road distance from Gangtok to Pelling is about 123 kms and it takes 5 to 6 hours of drive via Temi Tea Gardens. Pelling is at an elevation of 2100m. En route you will visit the Temi Tea gardens, The Buddha Park and the Bon Monastery. The drive from Gangtok to Pelling passes through Singtam, Ravangla and Geyzing before arriving in Pelling. Have the evening free. Overnight at hotel.

Day 05: Pelling Local Excursion.

This day, after breakfast, get ready for local excursion around Pelling. The Singshor Bridge, the highest suspension bridge in India and second highest suspension bridge in Asia, The Rabdentse Ruins and the Pemayangtse Monastery are the attractions you will visit this day. The Tenzing Hillary Park, Uttarey, is also nearby and if someone is interested, this too can be covered. The road takes you past the Changay waterfalls which you will visit on your way back. We shall return to Pelling for Lunch.

Day 06: Pelling to Yuksom via Khecheopalri Lake 57km 4 to 5 hours.

After breakfast we will drive towards Yuksam. On the way you will visit the Khechoplari Lake, Rimbi waterfalls, Orange garden and Khangchendzonga waterfalls. This day you will drive around 4 to 5 hours. Khecheopalri Lake is regarded as one of the most sacred lakes. Many people come over here for worship and offering. Khecheopalri Lake is sacred for both Buddhists and Hindus, and is believed to be a wish fulfilling lake. After visit drive towards Yuksom. On the way you will pass by Khangchendzonga waterfalls and drive to Yuksom. Check into hotel. After lunch visit the Dubdi monastery. It is the oldest monastery in Sikkim established in 1701 AD. Free time in the evening. Overnight in hotel.

Day 07: Yuksom to Kalimpong via Jorthang 111km 5 to 6 hours.

This day in morning after breakfast you will visit the Kathog Monastery and the Norbugang Coronation Throne. They have a very interesting history. To know more click here.

Then drive towards Jorthang city where you can have lunch. It takes another 2-3 hours to reach Kalimpong. Overnight in hotel.

Day 08: Kalimpong Local Excursion.

This day after breakfast visit the Cactus Garden, Durpin Monastery, Jelepla View Point,

Day 09: Leave Kalimpong for NJP/Bagdogra airport as planned.

After having breakfast, we depart to NJP or Bagdogra Airport depending upon the guests’ mode of travel to their respective homes. It is advisable to start early. We suggest you pack the luggage the night before your journey. The distance from NJP/ Bagdogra airport is 75 kilometres which ideally should not take more than 2 to 3 hours. Lunch can be enjoyed at Siliguri if you have time or at NJP/Bagdogra Airport.