Darjeeling Tour By Rail

Darjeeling Tour By Rail

Tourism in India

Destination Covered:

Kolkata - Darjeeling - Gangtok - Kalimpong - Kolkata

Duration:
09 Nights / 10 Days
Tour Category:
Day 01 - Arrive Kolkata
You will be met to our representative on your arrival at Kolkata International Airport and transferred to the hotel. Kolkata, the most important gateway to Eastern India is also the city where the East India Company first set up their base in the 17th century. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 - In Kolkata - Darjeeling
Breakfast at the hotel followed by a sight-seeing tour of Kolkata visiting the Victoria Memorial, Birla Planetarium, Fort William, Mother Theresa Ashram and the Eden Gardens. Evening transfer to Railway Station to connect Train Darjeeling Mail. Overnight on board.
Day 03 - Darjeeling
Arrive New jal Paiguri Railway Station in Morning. Connect Toy Train, arrive in Darjeeling.

Darjeeling at an altitude of 2134m facing the Himalayas dominated by Mt. Kanchenjunga, was the summer resort of the British, and now one of Eastern India's most popular Hill stations. On your arrival in Darjeeling check into the Hotel. Afternoon free for leisure. Overnight in Darjeeling.
Day 04 - In Darjeeling
A very early start to the day for an excursion to Tiger Hill, to witness the beauty of the sun rise over the Himalayas. On the way back visit Ghoom Samten, Chholing monastery & Darli monastery. After late breakfast, leave for a guided tour of Darjeeling town visiting the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Zoollgical Park, Tibetab Refuge Centres, Tenzing Rock, Gomby Rock, Tibet Handicraft Centre and the Tea gardens. Overnight in Darjeeling.
Day 05 - Darjeeling - Gangtok
After breakfast, depart for Gangtok (the capital of Sikkim) by road (98 kms / 4 hrs). On your arrival in Gangtok, check in to the hotel. Day free for leisure. Overnight in Gangtok.
Day 06 - In Gangtok
Breakfast at the Hotel followed by a sight-seeing tour of Gangtok visiting Research Institute of Tibetology, Dodrul Chorten - one of the most important stupas in Sikkim, Sa-ngor Chos-Tsog Centre - a Tibetan refugee monastic institution, Directorate of Handicrafts & Handlooms, Tashi Viewpoint - offering a superb view of Kanchenjunga, Enchey monastery, Ganesh Tok & Hanuman Tok. Overnight in Gangtok.
Day 07 - Gangtok - Kalimpong
After breakfast, depart for Kalimpong by road (83 ms / 3 hrs). Together with Darjeeling and Gangtok, this small and quiet hill resort forms the Golden Triangle of the Eastern Himalayas. On arrival in Kailmpong, check into the Hotel. Overnight in Kalimpong.
Day 08 - In Kalimpong
Breakfast at the Hotel followed by a sight-seeing tour of Kalimpong visiting Dr. Graham's Home, started in 1900 by a Scottish missionary, who along with his wife, dedicated their lives in building up this beautiful complex for the education & care of orphans & other deprived children, the Thapa Choling monastery, Thongsa monastery and Durpin Dara which towers over Kalimpong & affords a breathtaking view of the plains rolling down to Siliguri. Overnight in Kalimpong.
Day 09 - Kalimpong - New Jalpaiguri - Kolkata
Morning free for leisure. Afternoon transfer to New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (80 kms / 3 hrs) and connect Train Darjeeling Mail. Overnight on board.
Day 10 - Kolkata / Onward destination
Arrive Kolkata in morning. Transfer to International airport to connect flight for onward destination.
 

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