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Home > India Tour Packages > Eastern Galore Tour
Eastern Galore Tour
Duration : 08 Nights & 09 Days
Destination : Bagdogra – Darjeeling – Pelling – Gangtok – Kalimpong – Bagdogra.

Day 01 : Arrive Bagdogra - Darjeeling (90 kms / 03 hrs)
Upon arrival at Delhi airport take a connecting flight to Bagdogra. On arrival at Bagdogra airport our company representative shall meet you and assist you. Later straight drive towards Darjeeling, famous for its tea industry. Later on arrival at Darjeeling, check-in to your pre-booked hotel. Today your evening is free at leisure. Overnight stay is in Darjeeling.

Day 02 : Darjeeling sightseeing
Early this morning, visit Tiger Hill where one can enjoy the panoramic view of sunrise over the snowcapped Kanchenjunga Mountain from this highest point. Later return back to hotel and after a relaxed breakfast in hotel, we embark on a city sightseeing tour visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI), Ghoom Monastery – a typical Tibetan monastery at an altitude of 2407 meters, Zoological Park - largest high altitude zoo in India, Tenzing Rock - a gigantic natural rock in Darjeeling, Japanese Temple and Peace Pagoda - designed to provide a focus for people of all races and creeds to help unite them in their search for world peace. Later we enjoy a leisure walk through Tea Gardens of Happy Valley Tea Estate. Overnight stay is in Darjeeling.

Day 03 : Darjeeling - Pelling (75 kms / 03 hrs)
Today morning after having breakfast in hotel drive towards Pelling. En route stop at Pemayangtse which is a small, beautiful and religious center of Buddhism located in the western part of Sikkim near Pelling. Here pay your visit to its most famous attraction, Pemayangtse Monastery, which is the second oldest monastery in the state of Sikkim and offers beautiful views of Kanchendzonga range. It is believed that the heaven is depicted at this place. The paintings and sculptures of the monasteries are also the main attraction of this place. Later continue your drive towards Pelling, beautifully located hill at a height of 6800ft and famous for its magnificent views of the snow-capped mountains of Kanchenjunga. It has the range to please the pilgrim tourists as well as adventure lover. Today your evening is free to explore the natural beauty of Pelling. Overnight stay is in Pelling.

Day 04 : Pelling
Today morning after having breakfast in hotel proceed for the sightseeing tour of Pelling. Visit Sangachoeling Monastery – located on a ridge top above Pelling in the rich forest cover. It was built in 1697 and is also known as the place of secret spells. Here you need to take a small walk to reach to this oldest monastery. Kanchenjunga Fall & Rambi Fall – a magnificent and breath taking falls, one should not miss visiting these falls. Khecheopairi Lake - a sacred Lake for both Buddhists and Hindus. The lake is believed to be a wish fulfilling lake. Later also visit Rabtense Ruins – the place whose ruins holds the history of its past rulers. Evening is free to explore the unending natural beauty of Pelling. Overnight stay is in Pelling.

Day 05 : Pelling – Gangtok (120 kms/ 04 hrs)
Morning after a relaxed breakfast, drive towards Gangtok. En route pay your visit to Rumtek monastery which is the largest of all among the monasteries of Sikkim. This monastery was built in 1717 A.D. but it cannot survive for a long time, so it was rebuilt again in the year in 1960 by Gyalwa Karmapa. The purpose behind this monastery is of spreading the teaching of Buddha throughout the world. The architectural design of Rumtek Monastery has been influenced by the Tibetan Style. Later after sightseeing continue your drive towards Gangtok - the capital city of Sikkim, located on a ridge at a height of 5500 feet offering spectacular view of the Khangchendzonga. On arrival at Gangtok, check in to your pre-booked hotel. Evening is free at leisure to explore the city on your own. Overnight stay is in Gangtok

Day 06 : Gangtok sightseeing

Today morning after a lavish breakfast proceed for the sightseeing tour of Gangtok which includes visit to Do Drul Chorten one of the most important and biggest stupas of Sikkim built by late Trulshik Rinpoche in 1945. Next visit Enchey monastery established in 1909 A.D, which means ‘Solitary Monastery’. A religious dance called ‘Chaam’ is performed in the month of January at this monastery. Later we visit Orchid Sanctuary renowned for its exceptional and extensive assortment of orchids, which keeps varying from season to season. Lastly explore the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (Centre to study and research upon the Buddhist Culture) and Tsomgo Lake - a glacial lake in the East Sikkim. Overnight stay is in Gangtok.

Day 07 : Gangtok – Kalimpong (80 kms / 03 hrs)
Today morning after breakfast drive towards Kalimpong, a hill station situated at the foot hills of mighty Himalayas. Located at an average elevation of 1,250 meters, Kalimpong is blessed with calm, lovely and pious ambience due to the presence of Buddhist monasteries, snowy mountains and colonial architecture. Evening is free at leisure to enjoy the natural and scenic beauty of the place and admire it sitting in the lap of it. Overnight stay is in Kalimpong.

Day 08 : Kalimpong – Bagdogra (80 kms/ 3 hrs)
Morning after a relaxed breakfast, head for sightseeing tour of Kalimpong. Visit Durpin Dara - an observatory point and one of the two hills connected by a ridge on which Kalimpong is situated. A beautiful picturesque view of high mountains, plains and flowing and dancing Teesta River can be seen from here. Thereafter we visit the monasteries for which the Kalimpong is famous for. Visit Tharpa Choeling Monastery situated at the hilltop and Tongsha Monastery – a Bhutanese monastery built in 1630 A.D and is the oldest of the region. Later we visit Dr. Graham's Homes, situated on the slopes of Kalimpong's highest hill Dealo, is an educational institution started in 1900 A.D by Dr. John Anderson Graham and Flower Nursery which is the producer of 80% of the gladioli and orchid. Lastly visit the two religious spot of Kalimpong - Kali Bari and Mangal Dham. These are constructed as the place of worship, is a marvelous piece of architecture. Overnight stay is in Kalimpong.

Day 09 : Kalimpong – Bagdogra (80 kms / 03 hrs)
Morning after breakfast drive towards Bagdogra and transfer to airport to board your flight to Delhi for onward destination or back home.