Darjeeling, a town at the foothills of Himalayas, qualifies for a scenic honeymoon destination. Nestled among rolling mountains, Darjeeling is a perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The snow-clad mountains in the backdrop and verdant plains that stretches for miles are a sight you are unlikely to forget. Explore Gangtok which is a scenic location with forests drenched in mist and superb views of the Himalayas. The beautiful Tea Gardens, the mighty Kanchenjunga and the Tsomgo lake are some noteworthy attractions. This 5-day holiday package allows you to explore the heart of Darjeeling.
Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
Day 1 – Bagdogra Airport or NJP Station to Gangtok (124-126 kms/4-5 Hrs.)
Arrive at the airport or railway station and drive to Gangtok, the Capital of Sikkim and check in at your hotel. Spend the evening at your leisure and stay overnight at Gangtok.
Day 2 – Gangtok to Tsongo Lake with Baba Mandir Excursion
Savour a delicious breakfast and drive to Tsomgo Lake, a high altitude alpine lake close to Indo-China Border. Here you can play in the snow and try the Yak ride. Later, proceed further to Legendary Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. Arrive back at your hotel for a late lunch. In the afternoon, you can indulge in personal activities or go shopping and explore on your own. At night, retire to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3 – Gangtok city tour and drive to Darjeeling
Finish your check-out formalities from the hotel in Gangtok and drive to Darjeeling. On arrival, check in at the hotel. Spend the afternoon as you please. Stay overnight at Darjeeling and retire for the day.
Day 4 – Darjeeling city tour
Depart early in the morning for a tour of Darjeeling. Visit attractions like Tiger Hill Sunrise Point, Batasia Loop and Ghum Monastery. Spend some leisurely time between breakfast and lunch. Post-Lunch City Tour – Visit Darjeeling Zoo and Mountaineering Institute (closed on Thursday), Tea Garden, Tenzing Rock and Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Center (closed on Sunday) and Lebong Race Course Area. In the evening, set out on a shopping spree to the mall. Spend the night in Darjeeling and relax.
Day 5 – Departure
Leave your hotel in Darjeeling for Bagdogra Airport and head towards your home. Cherish the magical memories of your trip to the Himalayas!