The Himalayas, the great mountain range is home to the world’s highest peaks. The Himalayas include over a hundred mountains exceeding 7,200 meters in elevation. The Himalayas are spread across five countries: Bhutan, India, Nepal, People's Republic of China, and Pakistan, with the first three countries has the most of the range. In India Himalayas are spread in north and north east parts of India. The north east India claims to have some of the mightiest peaks of Himalayan kingdom. North east India boats of having the Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world, and lies partly in Sikkim. Apart form this you can also get to see other famous Himalayan peaks such as Gorichen peak and Namcha Barwa etc. These mountains are home to wide ranges of flora and fauna. RIT’s ‘Glimpse of Himalayan Kingdom’ tour is designed to get you a glimpse of Himalayan kingdom in north east India.
Days-1 : Arrival and Transfer to Darjeeling
On reaching New Jalpaiguri Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport meet our representative who assists while you take a transfer. Darjeeling is a picturesque hill station, which attracts tourists from all over the world. The destination is best known for World Heritage Train, which has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. On reaching Darjeeling, check-in to the hotel. In the evening, go for a stroll around the mall or the local shopping area. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Days-2 : Darjeeling Local Sight Seeing (Half Day)
Wake up early this morning and then head towards the Tiger Hill. The highest point of Darjeeling, Tiger Hill is a great location if you wish to spend some quality time. After enjoying a breathtaking sunrise, leave for Darjeeling. On your way back, visit attractions like Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop and War Memorial. Pay homage to Maitreya Buddha at Ghoom Monastery. On reaching back to the hotel, enjoy your breakfast and then leave for sightseeing. Your half day sightseeing tour includes visit to Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Ropeway, Tensing and Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center etc. Don’t miss visiting tea plantations when in Darjeeling. Cable car is another major tourist attraction of Darjeeling. Enjoy spectacular views of snow-capped peaks, thick forests and green meadows from the cable car ride. Later, get back to the hotel. Evening is free for a stroll around the mall or Chowk Bazaar. Have a comfortable overnight stay at Darjeeling. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Days-3 : Excursion to Mirik (Full Day)
After having your breakfast this morning, leave for your full day excursion to Mirik. En-route, enjoy the captivating sights and capture some of them on camera. Sumendu Lake is the star attraction of Mirik. This serene lake is well-known for its tea gardens, cardamom groves and orchards. On your way back to Darjeeling, visit the famous Pashupati Market and shop for some imported items like clothes and cosmetics. In the evening, go for a stroll around the hotel or local market area. Stay overnight at Darjeeling.
Days-4 : Transfer to Gangtok
This morning, you have your breakfast and then leave for your next destination, Gangtok. Gangtok is the capital of the state Sikkim and a popular tourist destination. Revered monasteries, beautiful gardens, pleasing weather, this destination has all what you need for a great holiday. On reaching, check-in to the hotel. Go for a long walk around M G Road (Mall) and enjoy the soothing weather of the place. Stay overnight at Gangtok.
Days-5 : Gangtok Local Sight Seeing (Full Day)
Munch some delicious breakfast and then leave for your Gangtok city tour. This city tour covers major destinations of Gangtok. Visit attractions like Enchey Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Rumtek Monastery, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Flower Show, Hanuman Tok, Tashi View Point and Banjhakri Falls. After sightseeing at all these attractions, head back to the hotel. Experience the nightlife of Gangtok with a visit to any of its popular discotheques. Stay overnight at Gangtok
Days-6 : Excursion to Tsomgo Lake (Full Day)
Enjoy your breakfast and then leave for full day excursion to Baba Mandir and Tsomgo Lake. The beauty of the lake lies in its scenic and tranquil surroundings. There is also an option of visiting Nathula Pass. After this long excursion, head back to Gangtok. Go for a stroll around M G Road (Mall) or local shopping center in the evening. Stay overnight in Gangtok.
Days-7 : Departure – Gangtok
Have your breakfast and then leave for Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport. On reaching, go for your onward journey.
INR 10000 /-