Beautiful Darjeeling, Kalimpong & Gangtok



Our Beautiful Darjeeling, Kalimpong & Gangtok 5 nights and 6 days tour gives you a taste of the twin regions of Darjeeling and Sikkim in East India. The highlights include the charming Tsongmo Lake, sunrise over Kangchenjunga peak, monasteries of Gangtok and the tea plantations of Darjeeling.

Gangtok (2), Kalimpong (1), Darjeeling (2)
Arrival (Bagdogra), Departure (Bagdogra)



Arrival at Bagdogra Airport – Gangtok

On arrival at Bagdogra Airport, you will meet our Holxo Holidays representative who will assist you and transfer you to Gangtok (130 kms, 4-5 hrs), the capital of Sikkim.

Overnight stay at the hotel.


Tsongmo Lake & Baba Mandir Excursion

After breakfast, proceed on your excursion to Tsongmo Lake (43 kms, 2 hrs) and Baba Mandir (16 kms, 1 hr from Tsongmo Lake). A must-visit place in Sikkim, Tsongmo Lake at an altitude of 12,400 ft on the Gangtok - Nathu La Highway, will leave you in awe. Then visit Baba Mandir, between Jelep La and Nathu La Pass.

Return to Gangtok by the evening. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Note: You can opt to visit Nathu La Pass - Indo - Tibetan border checkpost.


Gangtok – Kalimpong

After breakfast, proceed for a half-day sightseeing tour of Gangtok. Visit Banjhakri Falls along with Do-rul Chhorten – an important stupa, Research Institute of Tibetology (Namgyal Institute of Tibetology), Directorate of Handicraft & Handloom and Flower Exhibition Center, where the Flower Show is held.

Later, transfer to Kalimpong (85 kms, 3-4 hrs), a hill station with stunning views and flower nurseries. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Kalimpong – Darjeeling

After breakfast, go sightseeing in Kalimpong. Visit Deolo Hills for viewpoints, the famous Flower Nurseries, the Jang-Dong-Palriffo Brang monastery and Durbin Dara Hills for a panoramic view of Kalimpong.

Later, transfer to Darjeeling (70 kms, 3-4 hrs), a popular summer retreat known for its tea plantations. Overnight stay at the hotel.



Early morning, at around 4 AM, proceed on a tour to Tiger Hill (8482 ft) to capture sunrise over the Kangchenjunga peak, the third highest mountain in the world. After breakfast, explore Darjeeling starting with the Japanese Temple, Peace Pagoda, the famous Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tenzing & Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Center and enjoy a panoramic view of tea estates enroute.

Overnight stay at the hotel.


Darjeeling – Bagdogra; Departure from Bagdogra

After breakfast, transfer to NJP Railway Station or Bagdogra Airport (100 kms, 3-4 hrs) for your return journey back home.

Note: You have an option to visit Mirik, a lakeside hill station enroute.


What is included

  • Accommodation on twin/double sharing basis
  • Transport will use 1 AC Luxury Vehicle (Xylo / Similar). Vehicles on point-to-point basis only & AC will not operate in Hills.
  • Daily Breakfast & Dinner at hotels
  • Extra Person / Child with Bed (CWB) sharing the Room on mattress
  • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Currently applicable taxes


What is excluded

  • Lunch
  • Flight / Train Fare
  • English speaking local guide during sightseeing at all cities
  • Entrance Fees at monuments / museums/ temples etc.


Though crowded during April-May, the holiday season, your visit wouldn’t be disappointing, thanks to the comfortable weather. The Kanchenjunga ranges are more clearly visible during Oct-March, which makes it the best time to visit. If you want to experience the snow, visit during the months of Jan-Feb.