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Enchanting Himalayas: Darjeeling & Gangtok Tea and Monastery Tour


5 Nights / 6 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people




Embark on an unforgettable journey through the enchanting landscapes of the Himalayas with the Darjeeling & Gangtok Tea and Monastery Tour. Begin in Darjeeling, where you’ll witness breathtaking sunrises over Mount Kanchenjunga, explore ancient Tibetan monasteries, and experience the charm of the famous “Toy Train.” Travel to Gangtok, the vibrant capital of Sikkim, to discover majestic monasteries, serene glacial lakes, and rich cultural heritage. Visit the renowned Rumtek Monastery, marvel at the vibrant flower exhibitions, and enjoy panoramic views from scenic viewpoints. This tour offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, spiritual tranquility, and cultural exploration, making it an ideal Himalayan adventure.


  • This is a private tour/activity only for your group.
  • Enhanced cleaning/ traveler safety.
  • In-depth cultural experience.
  • Flexible sightseeing & stopover.
  • Most travelers can participate.

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 %
2 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 %
4 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 %
5 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 %
6 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 %
9 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 %
10 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 %


Day 1: Bagdogra – Darjeeling (75kms)

Arrive at Bagdogra Airport and transfer to Darjeeling. Enjoy the scenic drive through lush tea gardens and charming villages.

Day 2: Darjeeling

Have breakfast at the hotel. Start your day energized for exploring Darjeeling. Visit Tiger Hill at dawn for a spectacular sunrise view over Mount Kanchenjunga. Experience the breathtaking panorama of the world's third-highest peak and the surrounding Himalayas. Explore Ghoom Monastery, one of the oldest Tibetan monasteries in Darjeeling. Marvel at its 15-foot high Maitreya Buddha statue and the rich collection of Tibetan manuscripts. Ride the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to experience the "Toy Train." Relive the colonial era as the train chugs through picturesque hills and tea gardens. Visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, dedicated to the legendary Tenzing Norgay. Explore exhibits on mountaineering history and see memorabilia from Everest expeditions. Discover the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, home to rare and endangered species. See red pandas, snow leopards, and Tibetan wolves in a naturalistic setting. Stroll through Darjeeling's vibrant markets and savor local delicacies. Shop for handcrafted souvenirs and taste traditional Tibetan and Nepali cuisine.

Day 3: Darjeeling – Gangtok (130kms)

Have breakfast at the hotel. Prepare for your drive to Gangtok. Drive from Darjeeling to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. Pass through picturesque landscapes, including tea estates and river valleys. Arrive in Gangtok and relax at your hotel. Take an evening walk along MG Marg, the town's bustling shopping street, lined with shops, cafes, and restaurants.

Day 4: Gangtok

Have breakfast at the hotel. Begin your day exploring Gangtok. Visit Rumtek Monastery, one of Sikkim's most significant Buddhist monasteries. Admire the intricate architecture and peaceful surroundings of this spiritual center. Explore the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, which houses a vast collection of Buddhist artifacts. Learn about Tibetan culture and religion through ancient manuscripts, statues, and thangkas. Visit the Flower Exhibition Centre to see a variety of local orchids. Enjoy the colorful display of exotic flowers and seasonal plants native to Sikkim. Take a cable car ride at Deorali for panoramic views of Gangtok and the surrounding hills. Experience the thrill of gliding over the scenic landscape. Visit Tashi Viewpoint to capture stunning views of Mount Kanchenjunga and Siniolchu. Enjoy the serene environment and take memorable photographs.

Day 5: Gangtok

Have breakfast at the hotel. Set out for a day of scenic and spiritual exploration. Drive to Tsomgo Lake, a serene glacial lake surrounded by snow-capped mountains. Enjoy the tranquil beauty of this sacred lake, located at an altitude of 12,400 feet. Visit the nearby Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, a revered shrine dedicated to an Indian Army soldier. Hear the legend of Baba Harbhajan Singh and pay your respects at this unique temple. Return to Gangtok and visit Enchey Monastery, offering panoramic views of the city. Explore this 200-year-old monastery, known for its spiritual significance and stunning location. Visit Ganesh Tok, a small temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh, offering panoramic views of Gangtok and the surrounding mountains. Enjoy the peaceful ambiance and beautiful scenery. Explore Hanuman Tok, a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman, located at an altitude of 7,200 feet. Experience the serene atmosphere and breathtaking views of the Himalayas. Enjoy an evening at leisure exploring Gangtok's cafes and shops. Savor local delicacies and shop for souvenirs and handicrafts.

Day 6: Gangtok - Bagdogra (125kms)

Have breakfast at the hotel. Prepare for your journey back to Bagdogra. After breakfast, drive back to Bagdogra Airport. Enjoy the scenic journey through the lush landscape of Sikkim. Depart from Bagdogra Airport with cherished memories of your Darjeeling and Gangtok tour. Relive the highlights of your trip and look forward to your next adventure.


  • 5 Night accommodation in 4-star hotels.
  • Daily breakfast and meal as per day plan.
  • Deluxe air-conditioned private vehicle with English speaking chauffeur as per tour program.
  • Monument entrances of sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary.
  • English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide).
  • Bottled water in car
  • Government taxes.
  • Any air fare.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
  • Anything not mentioned above.

Tour's Location


What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

Hotels used or similar for 5 nights accommodation

3 Star Hotels
Darjeeling x 2 nights: Summit Swiss Heritage Resort & Spa/ Udaan Himalayan Suites & Spa
Gangtok x 3 nights: Summit Namnang Courtyard & Spa/ Summit Norling Resort & Spa

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