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9-Day Tour from Darjeeling to Kalimpong

By Tsozum Tours & Treks

Overview

9 days 8 nights
Private trip
Price from USD$480 INR33,285.12 per person
This is an overland trip, taking you by car/van to the most important places in the northern part of the West Bengal State, going through Darjeeling and the main towns and cities of the Sikkim region and finishing up in Kalimpong, the famous hill station. You will be able to see many beautiful mountain views as well as visit important religious sites.
  • Accommodation
  • Transportation
  • Permits
  • English speaking guides
  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Entry fees to monuments and museums
Same Price as What You’d Find Locally
Free Date Change ~ 3 Days Before
Community-Based Guides
Low Carbon Footprint
Always Available to Chat
Guaranteed Trip Even with 1 Guest

Meet your guide

Tsozum Tours & Treks

A highly experienced tour operator in Sikkim providing very high-quality trekking and cultural tours. They have been catering mostly for the "high-end" crowd but now looking to grow and bring a wider audience to Sikkim. Tamding the managing director is incredibly caring and very socially minded and professional.
23 years experience
Fluent English

Availability

Trips available daily
Dec 21
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If you require an earlier date, please request to book.

Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Delhi - Bagdogra - Darjeeling - Kurseong - Ghoom Rail Road Station - Darjeeling

Today you will get to see beautiful white orchids at Kurseong.

  • Morning: Pick up at Bagdogra Airport, drive to Kurseong
  • Afternoon: Lunch, continue climb towards Toong, Sonada and Ghoom (7400ft)
  • Evening: Descend to Darjeeling, check into hotel
Day 2: Tiger Hill - YigaCholing Monastery - Padmaja Zoological Park - Himalayan Mountaineering Institute - Chowrasta Mall - Darjeeling
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Today you'll get to visit numerous cultural places of interest in Darjeeling.

  • Morning (4am): Hike to Tiger Hill (12km) to watch the sunrise
  • Late morning: Visit YigaCholing Monastery
  • Afternoon: Visit Padmaja Zoological park and Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
  • Evening: Visit Chowrasta Mall, return to Darjeeling
Day 3: Darjeeling - Pelling - Pemayangtse monastery - Pelling
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Today you'll get to visit the two famous monasteries in Pelling.

  • Morning: Breakfast, drive to Pelling (5h), check into the hotel
  • Afternoon: Visit Pemyangtse and Sangchoeling monasteries
  • Evening: Return to accommodation in Pelling
Day 4: Pelling - Tashiding Monastery - The Bonn Monastery - Ravangla

On the way to Ravangla, you'll get to visit three other interesting monasteries and villages.

  • Morning: Breakfast, drive to Ravangla (2.5h), visit Tashiding monastery, The Bonn Monastery
Day 5: Ravlanga - Ralang Gompa - Buddha Park - Gangtok
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Today you will get to visit the Buddha Park and explore a new location - Gangtok!

  • Morning: Visit Ralang Gompa and Buddha Park, drive to Gangtok (3h)
  • Afternoon: Check into Gangtok hotel
Day 6: Gangtok - Rumtek Monastery - Institute of Tibetology - Dodrul Chorten - Tsuklakhang - Cottage industries - Lingdum Gompa
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Today you will have a full day sightseeing tour in Gangtok.

  • Morning: Breakfast, visit Rumtek monastery and the Institute of Tibetology
  • Afternoon: Visit Dodrul Chorten, Tsuklakhang, cottage industries, and Lingdum Gompa
  • Evening: Spend the night in Gangtok
Day 7: Gangtok - Tsomgo Lake - Nathula Pass - Baba Mandir
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Today you will have a full day excursion to Tsomgo Lake, Nathula Pass and the Baba Mandir.

  • Morning: Visit Tsomgo Lake, Nathula Pass, and Baba Mandir
Day 8: Gangtok - Kalimpong -Thongsa Gompa and Sangdokphalri Monastery - Kalimpong
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Visit the gompa and monastery

  • Morning: 3h drive to Kalimpong, visit Thongsa Gompa monastery and Sangdokphalri monastery
Day 9: Kalimpong - Bagdogra

Today you will be returning to Bagdogra.

  • Morning: Breakfast, transfer to Bagdogra Airport

Transport

Pick-up
The timing is flexible.
At your hotel
Drop-off
The timing is flexible.
At your hotel

Other Things to Know

Cancellation and Exchange Policy
Strict Cancellation Policy
You can be fully refunded for cancellations within 24 hours of booking. Other cancellations will not be refunded.
Flexible Date Policy
You can change your trip date once for free up to 3 days before your trip. Any date change will be subject to availability, and will not count as a cancellation.
Packing list for the trip
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