See the mystic land of North East with your loved one this New Year. This package offers you a sneak of this land’s rich culture & heritage. India’s North East is a land of undulating hills and plains with luxuriant green cover and a wide variety or rare and exotic flora and fauna.
North Eastern part of India which is also known as the seven sisters is connected to East India via a narrow corridor squeezed between Nepal and Bangladesh. If you love nature and greenery, visiting North East is a must for you as it has some real surprises for you. We have listed the most exciting reasons why you should plan visiting North East.
Now coming to the occasion, New Year is one of the most celebrated events all over the globe. Imagine spending your New Year night in the most beautiful and decorated part of India, North East. New Year Celebration in the North East India sounds just perfect. Plan a North East India Trip now and celebrate the new year in a lavish way.
Day 1 Bagdogra/NJP>>Darjeeling
Pick- up from Bagdogra Airport to be taken to Darjeeling (7100 Ft), the “Queen of the hill stations”, its name derived from “Dorje-Line” which means the place of “Dorje”, the mystic thunderbolt. Covering a distance of 88 kms over a drive of 3.5 hrs along winding roads, it is an experience of unforgettable beauty. Checking at Hotel.
Spend the evening lazing around or walk down to the mall to do some window-shopping. Overnight stay.
Day 2 Darjeeling
Start the day at 4am with an early morning trip to Tiger Hill (7800 Ft) to catch the sunrise from behind the majestic Kunchenjunga range. On the way back visit the Ghoom Monastery & Batasia Loop. Back to the hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast, proceed for a half day sightseeing of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Ropeway, Zoo, Tenzing Rock, Tea Garden & Tibetan Refugees Self Help Centre, Japanese Temple. Back to the Hotel by evening. Take a walk to “Chowrasta” the centre point of the Mall area. Do some window shopping. Overnight stay.
Day 3 Darjeeling>>Gangtok
Leave by 8.30am for a 3hr 30mins journey to the Land of the Pristine and unspoilt natural beauty – Sikkim , with alpine landscapes and thick luxuriant forests, rivers in torrent and peaceful lakes. Arrive at Gangtok (5500 Ft) by lunchtime.
(1400hrs-1800hrs) After lunch, visit Cottage Industries, Flower Show & Rumtek Monastery, 24 kms from Gangtok was built in 1960 by His Holiness the Late 16th Gyalwa Karmapa & this is a replica of the original Kagyurpa Monastery in Tibet, a must sees for every visitor, the seat of the “Kagyu Order”. Behind the Monastery is the lavishly decorated Karmae Nalanda Institute of Buddhist Studies which attracts students from the world over. Here one can find the most unique religious scriptures & art objects of the world. Overnight stay.
Day 4 Gangtok>>Tsomgo Lake>>Gangtok
After breakfast proceed to Tsomgo Lake (12,210 Ft), a 40 km drive which takes 2.5 hrs. This lake is located very close to Nathula Pass which is the entry point to China termed as the “Silk Route & remains frozen for most parts of the year. Legend has it that the Lamas use to forecast the future by studying the colour of the lakes waters. Enjoy the surroundings, majestic snowy peaks which feed the lake and the clean fresh air. Back to Gangtok by 3pm for a late lunch. Evening free for leisure or go shopping for Sikkimese traditional handicrafts. Overnight stay.
Day 5 Gangtok>>Bagdogra/NJP
After breakfast, Depart to Bagdogra/NJP after breakfast.
——–Tours ends with Sweet memories———