Trekking in Darjeeling and Sikkim

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  • Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
  • Where you will be met and transfered to your hotel. (Hotel B & B)

     

  • Day 02 : Delhi-Bagdogra (by plane) - Darjeeling (2130m) by car
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    Arrive Bagdogra airport and transfer to Darjeeling. A charming 4-hour journey, through Assam tea plantations and tiny villages takes us to Darjeeling. Built on top of a ridge, Darjeeling faces the Himalaya and is a popular destination for Westerners and Bengalis alike. Overnight in Darjeeling.

     

  • Day 03 : Visit Darjeeling
  • We could take an early trip to Tiger Hill to see the sunrise. Afterwards we visit the famous Ghoom monastery that enshrines an image of the Maitreya Buddha (the coming Buddha). Later on we can visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and tea plantations. Overnight in Darjeeling.

     

  • Day 04 :
  • Darjeeling – Manay Bhanjang ( 2134m. 1 h 30 mint) by car – Tonglu (3070m)
    Early morning drive from Darjeeling to Manay Bhanjang. The trail overlooks the Bengali plain south, and we have tantalising glimpses of Kanchenjunga ahead, as we zigzag through rhododendrons.

     

  • Day 05 : Tonglu - Garibas (2620m) in 4 hours
  • We take a mossy paved path that snakes through a succession of forests and hamlets, giving way, from time to time, to spectacular mountain sceneries.

     

     

     

  • Day 06 : Garibas - Sandakphu (3640m) in 4 hours
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    We steadily climb to join the ridge trail towards Kalpokhari. Afterwards we start a long and steep climb onto the Singalila ridge that leads us to Sandakphu. A remarkable 360 ° view from the top.

  • Day 07 : Sandakphu - Phalut (3600m) in 6 hours
  • 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.

  • Day 08 : Phalut - Raman (2560m) in 5 hours
  • A pleasant descent through the woods takes us to Gorkhey (2500m) then we climb up towards Raman.

     

     

     

  • Day 09 : Raman - Rimbik (2280m) in 4 hours
  • We pass through numerous villages and cross the Sri Khola over a remarkable suspension bridge.

  • Day 10 :
  • Rimbik – Pelling by car (9 hours)

  • Day 11 : Pelling - Pemayangtse - Yuksam by car (2 hours)
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    2.5 km from Pelling, we will visit the Pemayangtse monastery. Perched at 2800m, it is one of the oldest and most impressive gompas in Sikkim.

     

  • Day 12 : Yuksam - Tashiding - Martam by car (6 hours)
  • En route, we visit the Tashiding monastery, one of the most isolated in Sikkim, perched on the top of a hill set between two rivers.

     

  • Day 13 : Martam - Gangtok by car
  • We visit the Rumtek monastery, reputed for its religious Tibetan art. Visitors are welcome to attend prayers.

     

     

  • Day 14 : Visit Gangtok
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    We will enjoy a visit of the amazing Orchid Sanctuary, where we can see a few of the 454 orchid species listed in Sikkim. To complete the day we will visit the Enchey and Do Drul monasteries, and the Tibetology Institute, which houses one of the richest collections of thankas and religious works in the world.

  • Day 15 :
  •  Gangtok – Bagdogra (by car) – Delhi (by plane)
    (Hotel B & B)

     

  • Day 16 : At leisure in Delhi
  • fety day for your international flight. (Hotel B & B)

     

  • Day 17 : 
  • Transfer to airport and fly back home.

BANK DETAILS FOR PAYMENT:

BANK NAME UCO Bank
ACCOUNT NAME Shimla Online Travels
ACCOUNT NO. 09810210002223
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    Some may not have the opportunity to return to Darjeeling & Sikkim again, at least in the short term. So many of such tourists intend to maximize their visit to this part of the hills and do not mind travelling more than usual and making the trip a bit more hectic than normal. The following itinerary is for them: 
     
    Assuming here that you reach NJP or Bagdogra in morning half and during departure, leave in the second half of the day. Otherwise you need to fine tune the itinerary as it may suit you 
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