12 Days Tour
Calcutta - Jalpaiguri - Darjeeling - Pemayangste -
Gangtok - Rumtek Monastery - Jalpaiguri
Day 01 - Depart from
Departure from home Country.
02 - Kolkata (Calcutta)
Arrive Kolkata (Calcutta). Transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit the Jain
Temple, Zoological Gardens, Victoria Memorial & drive past Howrah
Bridge, Dalhousie Square, Fort Williams, Secretariat Building and Old Court
House Street. Overnight Kolkata (Calcutta).
Day 03 - Kolkata (Calcutta) - New Jalpaigudi
Day free. Check-out at 1200 hrs. Evening transfer to rail station for New
Jalpaiguri night train. Overnight on board the train.
Day 04 - New Jalpaiguri - Darjeeling
Morning arrive New Jalpaiguri and drive to Darjeeling. Rest of the day
free. Darjeeling is one of the most beautiful Hill Stations in Eastern India
and has the highest Race Course in the World. Place worth visiting are the
Lablong village, the Mountaineering Institute and Tenzing Norgay House - The
first Everest Hero. Overnight Darjeeling.
Day 05 - Darjeeling
Day free in Darjeeling or early morning optional tour of Tiger Hill &
Ghoom Monastery. At the Tiger Hill, the early morning Sun rise displays a
panorama of colours and sunsets are purple and gold. Beyond in the distance
are the Himalayan Peaks. Return via the famous Ghoom Monastery. You could
spend the rest of the day walking in the bazzars of darjeeling or visiting
one of the Tea gardens. Darjeeling tea is known world over for its fine
flavor. Overnight Darjeeling.
Day 06 - Darjeeling - Pemayangste
Morning drive to Pemayangste. Afternoon visit the Monastery. Pemayangste is
situated in Pelling, West Sikkim. It is perched at a height of 2085 mts and
is the second oldest and perhaps the most important monastery in Sikkim.
This monastery belongs to the Nyigma order & all ther Nyigma order
monasteries in Sikkim are subordinate to it. Overnight Pemayangste.
Day 07 - Pemayangste - Gangtok
Drive to Gangtok. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Gangtok.
Day 08 - Gangtok
Morning city tour. Gangtok - The capital of Sikkim and a city of great
scenic beauty, is surrounded by green forests. There are a number of
monasteries in and around Sikkim, each a symbol of Himalayan Buddhism.
Afternoon free. Overnight Gangtok.
09 - Gangtok - Rumtek Monastery
Morning visit Enchey Monastery, The Residency - for an excellent view of
the mountains, the White Memorial Hall, Institute of Tibetology and Deer
Park. Continue to visit the famous Rumtek Monastery belonging to the RED HAT
sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Afternoon free. Overnight Gangtok.
Day 10 - Rumtek Monastery - Jalpaiguri - Calcutta
Drive to New Jalpaiguri for Kolkata (Calcutta) night train. Overnight on
Day 11 - Kolkata (Calcutta)
Morning arrive Kolkata (Calcutta). Transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at
leisure or discover the "City of Joy" also the Mother Teresa's
city. Overnight Kolkata (Calcutta).
Day 12 - Departure
Morning transfer to airport for onward flight.