Day 1:From Kathmandu, take the one hour flight to Bhadrapur (the nearest Nepalese airport to Darjeeling), drive to Kakarvitta (Nepal/Indian boarder 34km), to Silguri (36km) and to Darjeeling (77 km, about 2 ½ hrs drive). Transfer to Darjeeling /afternoon sightseeing : Visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock. Evening free for shopping or leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day 2: Full day sightseeing in Darjeeling-includes . Morning 4-5 AM proceed to Tiger Hill for the breath taking sunrise view and the reflection of beautiful rays of colour overthe Kahnchanjunga range. After the sunrise go to hotel for Breakfast. Full day sightseeing wil start from 7 AM. to Tea Garden (outer view) and Japanese Temple (4 hrs from 9.00 to 13.00 hrs). RopewayBatasia Loop, War Memorial, Ghoom Monastery, Tenzing rock, Tea Garden (Rangeet valley). Tsangu Lake, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok and Tashi view point.
Day 3: After breakfast transfer to Gangtok (Capital of Sikkim) 5600ft , a beautiful hill town via Teesta river valley reach Gangtok. Check in at the hotel and enjoy your lunch . After lunch , the guide will take you to enjoy Gangtok's local sightseeing places which includes Banjhakri waterfalls ,and Garden, Chorten Stupa, Tibetology, Ropeway ride (Cable car), Flower show and Sikkim Handicraft. And later back to the hotel , overnight stay in Gangtok.
Day 4: After breakfast, start for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake which is located 12,400 ft and the actual name of the Tsomgo lake is TSOGO , meaning above the lake given by the yak herders , who in one time use to dwell above the lake . The lake is situated very close to the kyongnosla alpine sanctuary and falls in the sub alpine zone . The lake lies in a depression and is surrounded by high rocky cliffs on both sides. The lake is frozen during the winters and many tourist flock to experience the frozen lake and its surroundings and local people visit to worship during Guru Purnima . Tsomgo lake is 35 kms from Gangtok . Next stop is Baba Mandir which is located at 13,200 ft, which is 60 kms one way from Gangtok city. Baba Mandir lies between the Nathula and Jelep la- pass was built in the memory of Sepoy Harbhajan Singh of 23rd Punjab regiment . Today it is a place of pilgrimage for the service personal as well as the civilians and the tourist. Overnight stay at Gangtok. (In case of Land slide or any other reason Tsomgo lake is closed we will provided alternate sightseeing).
Day 5: After breakfast drive for Bagdogra. Arrive Bagdogra and depart to next destination.
Other sightseeing : Sightseeing in Gangtok- visit Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms, Research Institute of Tibetology, Chortens (Stupa), Rumtek Monastery and Botanical Garden,Research Institute of Tibetology, Chortens (Stupa), Rumtek Monastery and Botanical Garden, Rock gardens , Chorten stupa , Enchey monastery , Tashi view point , Ganesh tok , Hanuman tok , zoological park , ropeway ride / Darjeeling : Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, War Memorial, Ghoom Monastery, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Par, Ropeway, Tea Garden (Rangeet valley)
Note: Logistics may change doe to trial and other condition beyond our control; we may re-organize the trip.
Bhutan Extension can aslo be done: Siliguri-Thimpu-Paro-Siliguri. See in Bhutan portion.