Sikkim and Darjeeling Tour – 08 days

Sikkim and Darjeeling Tour – 08 days

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Min. 02 Pax


  • Darjeeling:
    1. Tea Plantations and Views: Darjeeling is synonymous with its lush tea gardens. Take a tour of these picturesque plantations, learn about tea production, and enjoy panoramic views of rolling hills covered in tea bushes.
    2. Tiger Hill Sunrise: Witness the spectacular sunrise from Tiger Hill, where the first rays of light illuminate the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas, including the breathtaking Mt. Kanchenjunga.
    3. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway: Embark on a nostalgic journey aboard the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway’s toy train, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as it chugs through charming landscapes and loops.
    4. Buddhist Monasteries: Explore monasteries like Ghoom Monastery and the Peace Pagoda, which provide insight into the spiritual and cultural fabric of the region’s predominantly Tibetan Buddhist community.


    1. Mt. Kanchenjunga Views: Sikkim offers some of the best views of the world’s third-highest peak, Mt. Kanchenjunga. Enjoy breathtaking vistas from various vantage points across the state.
    2. Tsomgo Lake (Changu Lake): Visit this glacial lake surrounded by steep mountains, often reflecting different hues of blue. The journey to the lake is equally captivating, passing through rugged terrain.
    3. Rumtek Monastery: Explore the Rumtek Monastery, an important seat of Tibetan Buddhism in Sikkim. Its stunning architecture and serene surroundings make it a must-visit.
    4. Gurudongmar Lake: This high-altitude lake is a hidden gem in North Sikkim. Its crystal-clear waters are set against the backdrop of the Himalayas, creating an awe-inspiring sight.
    5. Cultural Diversity: Interact with the diverse ethnic groups of Sikkim, including the Bhutias, Lepchas, and Nepalis. Discover their unique customs, traditions, and festivals.
    6. Khecheopalri Lake: Also known as the “Wishing Lake,” this sacred lake is surrounded by lush forests. It’s believed that the lake fulfills the wishes of those who visit with a pure heart.
    7. Adventure and Trekking: Sikkim offers a range of trekking options, such as the Goechala Trek and the Dzongri Trek. These routes take you through stunning landscapes and offer encounters with local culture.
    8. Namchi Char Dham: Visit this pilgrimage site that features replicas of four holy sites from India: Badrinath, Dwarka, Jagannath Puri, and Rameshwaram. The place is not only spiritual but also offers panoramic views.

Darjeeling and Sikkim are two neighboring regions in the eastern Himalayas. They are both popular tourist destinations, known for their stunning mountain scenery, unique cultures, and delicious food.

Darjeeling is a hill station in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is known for its tea plantations and views of the Himalayas. The town is home to the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Other popular attractions include Tiger Hill, which offers views of Mount Everest, and the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park.

Sikkim is a small state in India’s northeast. It is known for its stunning mountain scenery, including Kanchenjunga, the third-highest mountain in the world. The state is also home to a number of Buddhist monasteries, including the Rumtek Monastery and the Pemayangtse Monastery.

Here are some of the popular tourist activities in Darjeeling and Sikkim:

Tea tasting: Darjeeling is famous for its tea, so it is a must to try some of the local tea. There are many tea gardens in the area where you can learn about how tea is made and sample different types of tea.

Hiking: There are many hiking trails in Darjeeling and Sikkim, ranging from easy to challenging. Some popular hiking trails include the trek to Tiger Hill, the trek to Sandakphu, and the trek to Goechala.

Visiting monasteries: Darjeeling and Sikkim are home to many Buddhist monasteries. Some of the most popular monasteries include the Rumtek Monastery, the Pemayangtse Monastery, and the Enchey Monastery.

Exploring the towns: Darjeeling and Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, are both charming towns with plenty to see and do. There are many shops, restaurants, and cafes to explore, as well as historical landmarks and temples.

Detail Itinerary

Meet on arrival at Bagdogra Airport and transfer to Hotel in Siliguri. Overnight halt
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Transfer to Railway Station to board the Toy Train for Darjeeling. Reach Darjeeling at about 6 pm-transfers to Hotel. Overnight Halt in Darjeeling.

Full Day sight seeing of Darjeeling along with a visit to the Tiger Hill for an early morning to watch the Sunrise at about 4.30 am along with Ghoom Monastery on return. Sight seeing continues after breakfast.

Drive to Pemayangtse in the Western part of Sikkim via the famous Tukvar Tea Gardens along the riverside of Rangeet. On arrival check into hotel and overnight halt. (Approx.120 kms -5 hours)
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Visit Pemayangtse Monastery after breakfast and drive to Kheocheplari Lake and drive to Yuksom, the trekking base of Sikkim and historically very important-sightseeing. Lunch and return to Pemayangtse in the evening. (80 kms – 6 hours)

Drive to Gangtok the Capital town of Sikkim via Rabongla and the famous tea gardens of Sikkim,Temi Tea Estate. Check in and overnight halt. (120 kms-5 hours) tourist places in sikkim, gangtok travel, sikkim india travel, gangtok tourism, tour packages for sikkim, travel in gangtokDay 07 : Gangtok – Enchey Monastery Cherry City tour of Gangtok after breakfast: includes the Enchey Monastery , Cottage Industries along with visit to Research Institute of Tibetology and the Do Drul Chorten.(35 kms/4-5 hours) Lunch: Visit to Rumtek Dharma Chakra Centre, Kaygu Headquarters and return.

Visit Phodong Monastery in the North Sikkim highway and enroute also visit the Labrang Monastery, return to Gangtok in the evening. (45 kms x 2 =6 hours)
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Return drive to Bagdogra to catch the return Flight. (120 kms-5 hours). Tour end.

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