Darjeeling Gangtok Short Tour I

Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days
Destinations: Gangtok (2 Nights) – Darjeeling (2 Night)
Tour Code: LS501

Tour Brief: 2 Nights Gangtok with Tsongo lake sightseeing, 2 nights at Darjeeling with full day local sightseeing of the town.

Travel Itinerary


DAY 1 Arrival to NJP/Bagdogra & transfer to Gangtok

After Arrival at NJP Railway Station / IXB Bagdogra Airport, meet and greet and then transfer to Gangtok (Approximately 121 km /4 hrs). After reaching Gangtok check into the hotel. Evening free at leisure and night stay at Gangtok.

DAY 2 Visiting Tsomgo Lake / Sightseeing

After breakfast Visit Tsomgo Lake which is about 12300ft and Baba Mandir (around 13200ft). This lake is considered one of the most sacred lakes in the state. This stunningly picturesque lake is around 52 km from Gangtok.

DAY 3 Half-day Gangtok city tour & transfer to Darjeeling

After breakfast start the half-day city tour of Gangtok (Approx timing 9 am to 1 pm). Visit the GOVT Institute of cottage industry (closed on Sunday and second Saturday), Institute of Tibetology (Sunday closed), Banjhakri Falls, Orchid House Flower Show, and Do-drul Chorten. Afternoon at around 2.30 proceed towards Darjeeling. The journey takes approximately 4 hours (about 98 km). Check in to the hotel and night stay at the hotel.

DAY 4 Darjeeling sightseeing

A very early morning (around 4 am) starts for an enthralling journey towards Tiger Hill to experience an unforgettable sunrise over the third highest peak and that is Mount Kangchenjunga (approx 28200 ft).After that visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. After breakfast start for the sightseeing in Darjeeling (9 AM – 1 PM approx). See the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Thursday closed for tourists), Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, tea garden, Peace Pagoda, Gombu Rock and Japanese Temple. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 5 Return / Onwards Journey

After breakfast proceed towards NJP/ Bagdogra. The distance is approximately 72 km (2.30–3 hrs)