Northeast India is the eastern most region of India and is a well traveled holiday destination in recent times. It is connected to India through a narrow between Bhutan and Bangladesh comprising the Seven Sister States including Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, and the Himalayan state of Sikkim. These states have some of the most amazing holiday destinations covering the awesome valleys, mighty Himalayas, national parks, waterfalls, wildlife sanctuaries, national parks, temples and monasteries etc. From backpacking of an adventurer to a honeymoon couple these places never stop to amaze you with its wonders. RIT’s ‘Splendors of the East’ tour package has all the inclusions and let you to witness all the amazing places of north east India.
Days-1 : Arrive Kalimpong
On arrival at the airport in Bagdogra/railway station in New Jalpaiguri, you will be transferred to your hotel in Kalimpong. The rest of the evening is at leisure. Overnight in Kalimpong.
Days-2 : Kalimpong- Gangtok
This morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Kalimpong including Zong Dong Palri Fo-Brang Monastery and Pine View Nursery. Later in the afternoon, proceed on a picturesque drive to Gangtok where on arrival, you will check-in to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Gangtok.
Days-3 : Gangtok
This morning, proceed on a city tour visiting Do Drul Chorten. Also visit Rumtek monastery. he flowing streams of water, Snow capped mountains, the proximity of the river and the silence of the valley give the monastery a tranquil and peaceful environment. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to explore and enjoy the Traditional Music Show and Cultural activities. Overnight in Gangtok.
Days-4 : Gangtok- Tsamgo Lake- Gangtok
Early in the morning, depart for a half-day excursion to Tsomgo Lake / Tsangu Lake. It is very rare that one gets to see a lake that was formed from a glacier. The Tsangu Lake is close to the Nathu la pass between India and China. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the local markets. Overnight in Gangtok.
Days-5 : Gangtok- Pelling
This morning, proceed on a picturesque drive to Pemayangtse (Pelling ). On arrival, check-in to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for independent activities. Overnight in Pelling.
Days-6 : Pelling
Today proceed on a half day sightseeing tour of Pelling, visiting Rimbi Falls, Kanchenjunga Falls and Khecheopalri – the wishing lake. The Rimbi Waterfalls is a picturesque picnic and tourist spot located about 17 km from Pelling. Khecheopalri Lake, located at a height of 1950m, is believed to be in the shape of the footprint of goddess Tara. This natural reservoir is a sacred lake to the Buddhists. The rest of the day is at leisure.Overnight in Pelling.
Days-7 : Pelling- Darjeeling
This morning, you will visit the Pemayangtse Monastery established in 1705 by Lama Lhatsun. It's the oldest and the most prestigious monastery in Sikkim. Later, drive to the Victorian hill station of Darjeeling. On arrival, you will check-in to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for shopping or exploring the hill station.Overnight in Darjeeling.
Days-8 : Darjeeling
Early morning, proceed to Tiger Hills (2550 Mts at around 4 AM). Tiger Hill is synonymous with an amazing view of the sunrise. On the way back, visit Ghoom Monastery. After breakfast, proceed on a half-day sightseeing tour of Darjeeling, visiting places like the Japanese Temple, Peace pagoda, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tenzing Rock, Gombu Rock, and tea estate etc. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax or explore the local markets. Overnight in Darjeeling.
Days-9 : Depart Darjeeling
Today you are transferred to the airport in Bagdogra / railway station in New Jalpaiguri for your onward journey.