Day 1: New Delhi
Around midnight arrival in New Delhi. The cosmopolitan city and capital Delhi is the main gateway for travellers. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative and transferred to the hotel.
Day 2: New Delhi - Bagdogra (by air) - Darjeeling (about 100 km)
In the morning we drive to the airport for the flight to Bagdogra. After the arrival in Bagdogra we proceed north of the state through the coniferous forests and terraced tea gardens to
Darjeeling. Darjeeling (place of the thunderbolt) has spectacular scenery. Due to its altitude of 2134 m and soothing temperature in summers Darjeeling has become a famous hill resort in India. By clear weather we can enjoy the impressive and unforgettable views of the
Himalayas. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel in Darjeeling.
Early in the morning we drive to Tiger Hill (around 11 km) to enjoy the sunrise. Tiger Hill (2590 m) is the highest point in this area. There is a breathtaking view of the sunrise on the
Mount Everest (8842 m) is also visible on a clear day. The moments of sunrise from Tiger Hill are described by most of the visitors as unforgettable. In the afternoon we explore Darjeeling and its surroundings. We visit the village Lablong and the institute of mountaineering where we get the detailed information about the natural surrounding and the habitants of this area.
4: Darjeeling - Kalimpong
Today we drive to Kalimpong. Kalimpong, a remote hill station has been a meeting point of the once "three closed lands" on the trade route to Tibet. The beautiful mountain scenery and the abundance of flowers have made Kalimpong an attractive resort. The lifestyle of the local people reflect the social and religious influences of its neighbouring nations,
Tibet and Bhutan. In the afternoon arrive in Kalimpong. In the evening we visit the Kalimpong Market.
5: Kalimpong - Melli - Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary
Today we drive to Melli for White Water Rafting in the
River Teesta. The major tributary of the Teesta River is the Rangeet which originates from the Rathong Glacier and meets it at the border between
West Bengal. The Teesta river originates from the
Lake Cholamu where it looks like a silent stream. Here we can enjoy the river rafting. In the afternoon drive to Jaldapara
6: Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary - Siliguri
In the morning we have safari in the wildlife sanctuary.
Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of 116 square km. Here one can view the animals like the one-horned rhino, elephants, wild boar, deer, leopard, gaur and the tiger. It is situated close to
Bhutan with the river Torsa flowing through it. In the afternoon after visiting this sanctuary we drive to
7: Siliguri - Bagdogra (about 80 km) - New Delhi (by air)
In the morning we drive to the Bagdogra airport. In the morning we have the flight to New Delhi. In the afternoon arrive in New Delhi. Rooms are available to get refresh before departing for the airport. The rest of the day at leisure. After dinner we leave the hotel for the airport.
8: New Delhi
Around midnight flight to home destination.
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