Peace Pagoda -Darjeeling

Peace Pagoda -Darjeeling

East Himalaya Tour Overview:

Duration: 8 Nights – 9 Days

Circuit: Siliguri/Bagdogra –Darjeeling –Pelling –Gangtok –Kalimpong –Siliguri/Bagdogra

Best Season:
Oct end to Dec – for clear weather & best view of mountains
Jan to Apr – for snow in Tsomgo Lake

Short Itinerary
D01- Siliguri/Bagdogra to Darjeeling
D02- Darjeeling sightseeing
D03- Darjeeling to Pelling
D04- Pelling sightseeing
D05- Pelling to Gangtok
D06- Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
D07- Gangtok half day city tour & to Kalimpong
D08- Kalimpong sightseeing
D09- Kalimpong to Siliguri/Bagdogra

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: IXB/ NJP to Darjeeling via Mirik (104 Km / approx 3.5 hrs)
Welcome to ‘Best of East Himalaya’ tour. On arrival at the Bagdogra airport or New Jalpaiguri railway station (own cost), you will be transferred to Darjeeling. Enroute you will visit Mirik Lake, an ideal place for boating where on arrival you will check into your hotel.

Day 02: Darjeeling sight seeing
Early morning (around 4 am), you will drive to Tiger Hill to enjoy the magnificent view of sunrise and the effect of sun light over the Eastern Himalayan peaks like Mt. Kanchendzonga (28,208 ft), Kabru, Pandim etc (subject to clear weather conditions). On return to your hotel visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop.
After breakfast there will be Darjeeling city tour including HMI, Darjeeling Zoo, tea garden, Tenzing Rock Tibetan Self Help Refugee Centre etc. Afternoon is at leisure.

Japanees Temple - Darjeeling

Japanees Temple – Darjeeling

Day 03: Darjeeling to Pelling (Pemayangtse) (85 km / 3 hrs)
After breakfast you will drive to Pelling, another important hill station in East Himalaya . Check into hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 04: Pelling sight seeing
Today you will proceed to full day Pelling sight seeing including Khechepalri Lake, Changey falls, Pemayangtse Monastery, Kanchandzonga Falls, Rimbi Falls & Rock Garden.



Day 05: Pelling to Gangtok (124 km / 4.5 hrs.)
Today you will proceed on a picturesque drive to Gangtok. En route visit Ravangla – a small township & the district head quarter of South Sikkim. Check into your hotel in Gangtok . The rest of the afternoon is free.

Day 06: Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
Early in the morning (7.30 am) drive for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir. Tsomgo is an ovel shape Lake & a prime attraction in East Himalaya. Enjoy yak ride around the lake (own cost). Lunch in hotel. Evening free for shopping in famous MG Road/ Lal Market in Gangtok.

Tsomgo Lake - Gangtok

Tsomgo Lake – Gangtok

Day 07: Transfer from Gangtok to Kalimpong (75 km./ 2.5 hrs.)
Proced for a half day Gangtok city tour including Flower show, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Institute of Tibetology, Dro-dul Chorten, Enchey Monastery (maximum 3-4 hours). After noon proceed to Kalimpong. Check into hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 08: Kalimpong sight seeing.
Enjoy full day sight seeing in Kalimpong including flower nurseries, Mangal Dham, Delo hills, Durbindara Hill & monastery etc. One can have magnificent view of Mt.Kanchendzonga from Delo & Durbindara both.

Mangal Dham- Kalimpong

Mangal Dham- Kalimpong

Day 09: Kalimpong to IXB/NJP (75 km./ 2.5 hrs.)
Drive back to Bagdogra Airport or New Jalpaiguri railway station. ‘Best of East Himalaya’ Tour Ends.



Price Per Head in INR

Group Size2 pax4 pax6 pax

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All rates are in INR on per person basis, applicable for at least two persons traveling together & sharing one room.


Package includes:

  • All transfers & sight seeing in N.AC car according to itinerary.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in the above mentioned or any similar category hotels.
  • Meals: Economy, Standard & Deluxe package includes Breakfsat. Premium package includes Breakfast & Dinner.
  • Assistance on arrival.
  • All applicable service & permit charges.




Economy Hotels

DestinationsHotel Name or similarMeal PlanNights
DarjeelingCrystal Palace/ New Sathi/ Revolver or similarCP2
PellingHoliday Inn or similarCP2
GangtokTashi Thendup/ Renam or similarCP2
KalimpongAlaknanda Resort or similarCP2


Standard Hotels

DestinationsHotel Name or similarMeal PlanNights
DarjeelingHotel Potala/ Marvel International or similarCP2
PellingSimvo/ Pemaling Residency/ Norling or similar CP 2
GangtokJuniper Tree/ Sunrise Residency or similarCP2
KalimpongHotel Tres/ Holumba Haven or similarCP2


Deluxe Hotels

DestinationsHotel Name or similarMeal PlanNights
DarjeelingWhite Yak/Villa Everest/ Retreat or similarCP2
PellingDe Regency/ Sikkim Tourist Centre or similar CP
GangtokRendezvous / Sikkim Retreat or similarCP2
KalimpongKalimpong Park/ Garden Reach or similarCP2



DestinationsHotel Name or similarMeal PlanNights
DarjeelingPine Tree Resort/ Montana or similarMAP2
PellingNorbughang Resort or similarMAP2
GangtokMt. Siniolchu/ Yangthang Heritage or similarMAP2
KalimpongSilver Oaks/ Himalayan Hotel or similarMAP2



East Himalaya Tour route MAP  (Darjeeling Pelling Gangtok Kalimpong)


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