From amazing valleys and waterfalls, to dense forests and great mountains, north east India is a true paradise for travelers. North eastern states have many famous mountain ranges and hills that are home to wide range of flora and fauna. Lesser Himalaya located in Sikkim, lower Himalayas or Assam Himalayas, the great Himalayas in Arunachal Pradesh and other major hills of seven sister states are Manipur Hills, Jaintia Hills, Assam Hills and Patkai Bum range are the hills and mountains in these states. Northeast Indian states are known for its natural beauty and hills along with the amazing wildlife and mountain culture. There are also some of the highest peaks of north eastern Himalayas in these states including Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain peak in the world. RIT’s ‘A taste of the Hills’ package is for the people who loves hills and mountains and they get to visit some of the greatest hills through it.
Days-1 : Arrive NJP - Bagdogra – Darjeeling
As you arrive at New Jalpaiguri railway station or Bagdogra airport, our representative will be waiting for your pick up. We will then leave for the Queen of Hills – Darjeeling. On reaching, transfer to a hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Days-2 : Darjeeling
Get up early to sunrise from the Tiger Hill. We will be leaving the hotel around 04.00 am for covering the 10 kms distance to reach the Tiger Hill. Upon reaching enjoy the panoramic views of sunrise from Mount Everest along with Kangchenjunga from the observation deck. Later return to Darjeeling, on the way back we will be visiting Ghoom Monastery. Return to Darjeeling via Batasia Loop. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel, fresh-n-up and enjoy tasty breakfast. Post breakfast we will have an excursion around the hill city visiting the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. Later, we will be visiting the P.N. Zoological Park, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee Centre, Japanese Temple and Tea Garden. Return to the hotel for spending evening in leisure, followed by a comfy overnight stay.
Days3 : Darjeeling – Kalimpong
After breakfast we will drive to our next hill station, Kalimpong, which is full of scenic beauties. Upon reaching, transfer to a hotel. In the afternoon, we will go on sightseeing tour of Kalimpong and visit Mangal Dham, Delo Hill, Dr. Grahams Home, Durbin Dhara Hills & Flowers Nurseries. In the evening return back to hotel for overnight stay.
Days-4 : Kalimpong - Gangtok & Gangtok sightseeing
Drive to Gangtok after breakfast and on reaching, transfer to a hotel. Fresh-n-up and then we will go on a city sightseeing tour of Gangtok. The tour will include a visit to the Rumtek Monastery, Bonjhakri Falls, Institute of Tibetology, Do-drul-Chorten, and Flower Exhibition Centre. Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Days-5 : Gangtok
Get up early and drive to Tsonmgo Lake (12400 ft), which is located 40 km from Gangtok. Tsonmgo is about 1 km long and 15 m deep sacred lake. Later, we will pay a visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, which is 16 km away from the lake. Return to Gangtok by afternoon. For the rest of the day you are free to enjoy your own activities. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Days-6 : Gangtok – NJP - Bagdogra
After a leisurely breakfast leave for the NJP or Bagdogra for onward connection.
INR 10000 /-