Darjeeling Tour Plan for 5 Days

Tour ID - NBTHP0042

Destination: Darjeeling, Kalimpong

Duration: 4 Nights 5 Days

Theme : Best Seller

Ex. : New Jalpaiguri Railway Station/ Bagdogra Airport

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Darjeeling Tour Plan for 5 Days: Darjeeling and Kalimpong with their scenic views of Kanchenjunga and other Himalayan snow peaks, sweeping landscapes, and lush greenery have been bewitching many travelers for years. Kalimpong being on a lower altitude than Darjeeling and Sikkim the temperature is milder and pleasant all-round the year.

In our Darjeeling Tour Plan for 5 Days, you will come across the two famous hill stations in North Bengal and you will get to experience the magnificent views of Kanchenjunga, you can experience the Joy Ride in the famous Darjeeling Himalayan Railways and enjoy the local delicacies that are found here. The itinerary will be as follows.

On the first day of your Darjeeling Tour Plan for 5 Days, start your 3hrs journey towards Kalimpong. At an elevation of 1243 meters above sea level, the journey towards this buzzing town will be full of serene sights of lofty green mountains and Roaring River Teesta. After covering 23km offer a short prayer in Sevoke Kalibari on Sevoke road and then start your journey again through the winding roads of the mountains. It's a nice way to start the uphill journey. Sevoke Kali Temple is near to banks of waterway Teesta and has rich greenery all around.

Reach Kalimpong after covering approx 75km and check into the hotel. After freshening up you have the rest of the day to yourself, take a stroll around the local market for relics and handicrafts, or visit any nursery. Stay overnight at Kalimpong.

Breakfast at the hotel and after breakfast in this Darjeeling Tour Plan for 5 Days, start your local half-day sightseeing of Durbin Dara Hills there is a Tibetan monastery located on the Durpin hill, Durpin Monastery. From the upper terrace of the monastery, you get magnificent views of Kalimpong town with Kanchenjunga in the background, the valley and the plains, Teesta & Reang Rivers flowing down, and lovely tea estates of the Peshoke area. Pine view Cactus Nursery has a great collection of cactus and ornamental plants. You get a great view of Kalimpong town from the backside lawn, Mangal Dham is an excellent temple complex built in the memory of late Guruji Mangal Dasji and dedicated to Lord Krishna.

Dr. Graham's Homes School this missionary school was set up by Dr. J A Graham in 1900 as an orphanage cum school for the destitute Anglo Indian children it is located on the way to Deolo Hills and you can walk across to various parts of the school, Dello Hills an 8-acre lush parkland with manicured flower gardens and several viewpoints with breathtaking views of Kanchenjunga, Hanuman Mandir perched on the hill a short hike towards this temple offers a serene and picturesque view of the Kanchenjunga peak in its full glory and on a sunny day neighboring state of Sikkim and the surrounding landscapes of lava and Kafer hills is also clearly visible.

Lunch on the way and start your journey towards the Queen of the hills Darjeeling which is filled with lush green forests and tea gardens. One can stop at the viewpoint of ‘Lovers Meet' from where the confluence of river Teesta and Rangeet can be seen. After arriving at Darjeeling check into the hotel and freshen up, you have the rest of the evening to yourself, take a stroll in the mall or sit on a peripheral bench in Chowrasta for a while, relax & enjoy the ambiance and watch the activities. Stay overnight at Darjeeling.

Wake up early in the morning for a 3 point tour of Tiger Hill to see one of the most mesmerizing sunrises, Old Ghoom monastery one of the oldest Tibetan monasteries built in Darjeeling, and Batasia Loop where the toy train takes a dramatic loop and negotiates an altitude of 140ft. This tour will be over by 8:30 am.

Return to hotel and after breakfast proceeds for the sightseeing of Darjeeling covering Himalayan Mountaineering Institute where you can see the climbing walls and a museum filled with artifacts and gears used by Tenzing Norgay for his first expedition to Mt Everest, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park which houses two of the most endangered species with different animals found in the Himalayan region, Tenzing Rock where you can let loose your inner adventurer and do rock climbing with a help of a guide even if you don't know the basic, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre. You will see Tibetan men and women making exquisite handcrafted items like woolen shawls & carpets, carved wooden crafts, leather jackets, coats, and lots of other items. Darjeeling's visit is incomplete without seeing the lush tea garden for which it is worldwide renowned with this Darjeeling Tour Plan for 5 Days.

Passenger Ropeway lets you see and enjoy the picturesque view of the valley while traveling over the clouds giving you a slight chill and Japanese temple, Peace Pagoda where you can feel the peace and tranquility since it is known as the sign of brotherhood and harmony, lunch on the way. This tour will take around 4-5 hrs depending on the road condition. Take some rest at the hotel. In the evening stroll around the Chowrasta or Mall. Stay overnight at Darjeeling.

Early breakfast at the hotel and after breakfast drive to Mirik nearly 60 kilometers away from the main town at 2 hours' drive. The drive is going to be through scenic roads with an occasional stoppage for photography. Mirik is a small picturesque town famous for its orange orchards and Sumendu Lake or Mirik Jhill Surrounded by lush tea gardens, orange orchards, cardamom plantations, and forests of tall, dark Japanese cedars which are quite an alluring sight. Enjoy the beauty of this small town while boating in Mirik Jhill or take a tour around the lake while riding a horse, either way; it's a great place to enjoy lunch with your loved ones.

Thereafter you will be taken to visit Pashupati Market in Nepal on the way back to Darjeeling .The market is full of imported electronic gadgets, jackets, perfumes & cosmetics and clothes. The main market is about 1km walk from the border. Be careful about the fakes. Many items sold here are too cheap to be good. The Market is located in Nepal area. Return back to Darjeeling and you are free for the evening to stroll at Chowrasta or relax at the hotel. Stay Overnight at Darjeeling.

Breakfast at the hotel and after breakfast say your farewell to Darjeeling and start your 3hrs journey towards Siliguri (approx. 80km). The drive is through Rohini offering you with the awe- inspired view of Siliguri along with lush tea gardens and adjacent valley a sight which will make your journey more memorable. After arriving at NJP your tour of Darjeeling Tour Plan for 5 Days with Kalimpong will come to an end.

Inclusions

  • Pickup & Drop Ex - NJP Railway Station/ Bagdogra Airport.
  • Reserved vehicle for Pickup, Drop, Transfer & Sightseeing.
  • All sightseeing as per the Tour Itinerary.
  • 1 night stay in Kalimpong.
  • 3 nights stay in Darjeeling.

Exclusions

  • Any personal expenses.
  • Any other not mentioned in includes Para.