Trekking Tour of Darjeeling and Sikkim
16 Nights / 17 Days
Delhi – Darjeeling – Tonglu – Garibas – Sandakphu – Phalut – Rammam – Rimbik – Pelling – Yuksom – Martam – Gangtok – Delhi
In Darjeeling, Kali Mandir, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Observatory Hill, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and the Peace Pagoda. Visit Maney bhanjang, an important base camp for all trekkers. Enjoy the breathtaking views of Mt. Everest and the Kanchenzunga range, at Sandalkphu. Enjoy the magnificent sunrise over the Kanchenjunga, Jannu, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyo, at Phalut. Explore the wide variety of Orchids and wild flowers, at Rimbik, Guided tour to Sangachoeling Monastery, at Pelling. Sightseeing tour to major tourist attractions of Yuksom including Rathong Chu River, Khecheopalri Lake, the Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, The Dubdi Monastery and the Kartok Monastery. Explore village life and adventure activities, at Martam. Guided tour to the major tourist attractions of Gangtok covering Ganesh Tok and the Rumtek Monastery. Excursion to Tsomgo Lake, at Gangtok.
On reaching the Delhi airport, meet our representative who’ll guide you to one of our listed hotels. Check-in at the hotel to relax in the cozy comfort of its room. In the evening you may take a leisurely walk to explore the pulsating nightlife of Delhi.
Next morning after breakfast, transfer to Delhi airport to board a flight to Bagdogra. On reaching Bagdogra, sit back in the car, waiting to take you to Darjeeling. On the drive to Darjeeling enjoy the view of terrace tea plantation gardens and the tiny villages. Upon reaching Darjeeling, check-in at one of our listed hotels. Rest and relax for the day in the hotel room. In the evening you may take a leisurely wake to explore the nearby area of Darjeeling. Stay the night at the hotel.
Early morning drive straight to Tiger Hill to witness beautiful sunrise. Later move to visit the Ghoom monastery. At the entry of the monastery there is a giant size image of Maitreya Buddha. This monastery stores some of the rare Buddhist manuscripts. Later in the day proceed to a sightseeing tour of Darjeeling. The major tourist attractions of Darjeeling are Kali Mandir, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Observatory Hill, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and the Peace Pagoda. Return to the hotel in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.
Darjeeling – Maneybhanjang – Tonglu
Next day in the morning drive to Maneybhanjang. Located at an altitude of6600ft above sea level on the Indo-Nepal border, Maneybhanjang is an important place as all trekkers have to stay one night at Maneybhanjang for acclimatization before the start of the trek. On reaching Maneybhanjang, take a stroll to the crowded market Maneybhanjang, providing a panoramic view of the glorious Kunchanjungha Mountains over Darjeeling hills. After the visit, continue trek to Tonglu. While trekking to Tonglu pass through the forest in the eastern Himalayas, offering a panoramic view of snow-covered covered mountains such as Pandim, Makalu, and the Kanchenjungha. On reaching Tonglu, get accommodated at one of our camps for dinner and overnight stay.
Tonglu – Garibas
Post breakfast take a mossy paved path, zigzag through a succession of forests and hamlets. Enjoy spectacular view of mountain sceneries. Upon reaching Garibas, check-in at one of our listed camp accommodation. Rest and relax for the whole day in the camp. In the evening you may move out to explore the nearby area of Garibas. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at the camp.
Garibas – Sandakphu
Enjoy a leisurely morning and afterwards continue the trek to Sandakphu. This part of the trek is very steep and will require 4 to 5 hours of walking. On reaching Sandalkphu the highest point of the trek, enjoy the breathtaking views of Mt. Everest and the Kanchenzunga range. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at camp.
Sandakphu – Phalut
We walk to a prominent viewpoint for the magnificent sunrise over the Kanchenjunga, Jannu, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyo. Throughout the day, there are ever-changing views: yak herds, silvery pine forests, tiny lakes ringed with grass, and the snow-capped Himalayan range in the background.
Phalut – Rammam
On the following day trek to Rammam. During the trek traverse the rugged terrain to enjoy the view of picturesque Samanden village- “The Lost Valley”. Pass the well-terraced flat with green vegetation along with the bright yellow flowers of the mustard plants which dot the landscape. Then take a short walk that will lead to Rammam. Rest and relax in one of listed camps. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the camps.
Rammam – Rimbik
Post breakfast, trek to Rimbik. The first half of the trek to Rimbik is through forests that houses wide variety of Orchids and wild flowers. While on the trek also observe some species of rear and exotic birds. After passing through numerous villages and crossing over a remarkable suspension bridge reach Rimbik. On reaching Rimbik, get accommodated at one of our listed hotels. Check-in at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Rimbik – Pelling
Early morning drive to Pelling, a small town situated in the western Sikkim region. On reaching Pelling, check-in at one of our listed hotels. Rest and relax of the day in the hotel room. In the evening move out to visit Sangachoeling Monastery. Also enjoy an excursion at the Chhange Waterfalls. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Pelling – Pemayangtse – Yuksom
After breakfast, leave Pelling to reach Yuksom. Stop midway to visit Pemayangtse Monastery. Located on an altitude of 2800 mts it is one of the oldest and most impressive gompas in Sikkim. After the visit continue drive to Yuksom. The place is surrounded by an array of religious sites. The town is also popular among the trekkers. The major tourist attractions to visit in Yuksom include Rathong Chu River, Khecheopalri Lake, the Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, The Dubdi Monastery and the Kartok Monastery. Retire for the night at the hotel.
Yuksom – Tashiding – Martam
Post breakfast, drive to Martam. En-route visit Tashiding Monastery located at a distance of 19 Km to the south-east of Yuksom. This monastery is perched on the top of a hill located between the Rangit River and Rathong River. After the visit resume drive to Martam village. As you reach Martam village, check-in at one of our listed hotels. During the stay enjoy village life and adventure activities. After resting for a while proceed for a day trip to forest on foot to explore the rich flora and fauna of the region, observing many species of birds and animals which are exotic in nature. If time permits you may also visit Chorten Manastery. Retire for the night in the hotel.
Martam – Gangtok
Early in the morning leave for Gangtok by surface. On reaching Gangtok, get accommodated at one of our listed hotels. Check-in at the hotel to relax in the cozy comfort of its room. After straightening your backs for a while, proceed to visit the major tourist attractions of Gangtok. The major tourist attractions of Gangtok include Ganesh Tok and the Rumtek Monastery. In the evening enjoy excursion to Tsomgo Lake. In the evening enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Post breakfast, embark on a visit to the Orchid Sanctuary to see a few of the 454 orchid species listed in Sikkim. Later in the day visit the Enchey and Do Drul monasteries along with Tibetology institute that exhibits a rich collection of Thankas paintings and the religious works in the world. After the visit return to the hotel for dinner and an Overnight stay.
Gangtok – Bagdogra
In the morning after breakfast, drive to Bagdogra airport to board a flight to Delhi. As you reach Delhi, check-in at one of our listed hotels. Spend the day at leisure, by resting relaxing in the cozy comfort of your hotel room. In the evening enjoy a sumptuous dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.
Next day in the morning after breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour of Delhi. The national capital of India is dotted with large number of tourist attractions. The major tourist attractions scheduled for the day include Lotus temple, India Gate, Raj Ghat, Humayun’s Tomb, Red Fort and Qutub Minar. In the evening explore the Akshardam temple for its beautiful architecture and design. Also attend the impressive light and sound show at the temple. After the show return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Early morning transfer to Delhi airport to board a flight to for your onward journey.