ItineraryDay 1: Bagdogra/NJP Darjeeling
Meet & greet at Bagdogra airport/NJP railway station & transfer to 72 km drive taking around 3.5 to reach Darjeeling (7100 ft), the “Queen of the hill stations”, its name derived from “Dorje-Line” which means the place of “Dorje”, the mystic thunderbolt. After a very scenic drive thru the mountains, tea gardens, etc. It is an experience of unforgettable beauty. Reach Darjeeling & check in at hotel.
Spend the evening lazing around or walk up to the mall area & overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day 2: Darjeeling full day local Sightseeing
Start the day at 4 am with an early morning trip to Tiger Hill (7800 Ft) to catch the sunrise from behind the majestic Kanchenjunga range. On the way back visit the Ghoom Monastery & Batasia Loop, back to the hotel for breakfast.
(09:00 AM TO 03:00 PM) After breakfast, proceed for a half day Darjeeling local sightseeing of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Ropeway, Zoo, Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugees Self Help Centre, Tea Garden (outer view) & Japanese Temple. Back to the hotel by evening; take a walk to “Chowrasta” the center point of the Mall area. You can do some window shopping & overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day 3: Darjeeling Mirik Darjeeling
After breakfast, take a trip to “Mirik” (6000 Ft) – the newest hill-station in the Darjeeling hills. Famous for its squash (the vegetables) & the picturesque lake, this quiet township is also surrounded by gardens which produce some of the finest teas. The lake offers boating and fishing apart from a view of snowcapped peaks. Enjoy the fulfilling experience of Nature in its purest form mingled with the unique culture prevalent here. Spend the rest of the day at Mirik & reach Darjeeling back by sunset & overnight stay at Darjeeling.
Day 4: Darjeeling Bagdogra/NJP drop (72 km/ 3.5 hrs)
After breakfast, checkout from the hotel & proceed to Bagdogra Airport/NJP Railway Station for onwards destination.
MEGHMA HOTEL/CHAAS SANDERLING (CP)
PINK MOUNTAIN / THE RETREAT-dlx / Zambala (veg)/Omega Residency (veg)
CRESCENT RESORT/ RJ RESORT/ JAI HOTELS- first flush (MAP)