North East Highlights
 

Overview

Duration: 5 nights

Visiting: Darjeeling, Pelling, Gangtok

Verdant tea plantations, monasteries in the mountains and scenic views of the Himalayas.

 

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1:

Assistance on arrival at Bagdogra Airport or New Jalpaiguri Railway station and drive to Darjeeling.

Overnight: Darjeeling

Day 2:              

Start the day with magical views of snowcapped Himalayan peaks, watching the colours change with sunrise before proceeding to Ghoom Monastery. After breakfast, take a trip on the Darjeeling gauge raileay. In the afternoon have a tour of the famous tea estates of Darjeeling. Also visit a Tibetan crafts centre.

Overnight: Darjeeling | Breakfast included

Day 3:

Visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute to see relics about expeditions and to learn about mountaineering. Next visit the zoo for a chance to see local wildlife such as snow leopards and Tibetan wolves. Travel further to the serene mountain village of Pelling, stopping en-route at the Pemeyangste Monastery and the ruins at Rabdentse.

Overnight: Pelling | Breakfast included

Day 4:

Drive to the state capital, Gangtok. In afternoon, have a tour of the city visiting the Enchey Monasteryey, with its lovely views, as well as a craft centre.

Overnight: Gangtok | Breakfast included

Day 5:

At leisure.

Overnight: Gangtok | Breakfast included

Day 6:

Transfer to airport for onward flight.

Breakfast included

 

Pricing

Fully guided, private tour: from R12 900 per person*.

Contact us for more information. Reduced rates for three or more guests.

Price above includes:

  • Accommodation, in centrally located hotels
  • Breakfast, daily
  • Private tours as indicated with English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to monuments
  • Elephant ride at Amber Fort, Jaipur
  • Air conditioned, private transport including English speaking driver
  • Fuel costs and road taxes
  • Bottled mineral water during tours and intercity transfers

Price above does not include:

  • Flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel Insurance

*Based on two people sharing.

Actual costs may vary with exchange rates, hotel availability and peak season surcharges and will be provided at the time of quotation.

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