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9-Day Tour from Darjeeling to Kalimpong by Tsozum Tours & Treks

Low carbon footprint
Support local business
On-the-ground prices

Description

Private trip
9 days 8 nights
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.

Meet your guide

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Tsozum Tours & Treks

Fluent English
23 years experience
Department of Tourism registration No: 612/DoT&CAv/E/15/TA Certfication
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.

Prices

Prices start from USD$480 per person Prices start from INR33,285.12
Prices may differ based on no. of travellers. Please select no. of travellers in the booking form to see the final adventure price.

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

What's included

  • Accommodation
  • Transportation
  • Permits
  • English speaking guides
  • 1 bottle of mineral water
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Entry fees to monuments and museums

Transport Information

Return transport included

Pick-up Time
Flexible
Pick-up Point
At your hotel
Drop-off Time
Flexible
Drop-off Point
At your hotel

What to bring

Passport photo
Photocopy of passport
Visas

Important info

Booking Policy

Bookings should be made at least 14 days before the desired start date. If you require an earlier booking, please contact us and we would be happy to help!

Strict Cancellation Policy

The adventure can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. Cancellations after this date will not be eligible for a refund, unless your spot is booked and completed by another traveller. If your spot is booked and completed by another traveller, a full refund will be processed within 14 days of the adventure start date.

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Earliest available 30 Oct 2019
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Adventure
USD$1,200 x 1

Total
USD$1,200
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Prices from USD$480
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