Day 1 : Welcome to the Queen of hills- Darjeeling
On arrival at Bagdogra Airport, you’ll be transferred to your hotel in Darjeeling. Get ready for some rejuvenating time with your family in the blended experience of astounding nature and charming Himalayan people.
Your Gangtok & Darjeeling family tour package begins at this little hill town that’ll mesmerise you with its splendid views of the lush tea gardens and the snow-capped Himalayan peaks. As you reach your hotel, check in and rest for the day. Overnight at the hotel.
Distance from Bagdogra Airport to Darjeeling: 65 km
Travel Time (Bagdogra Airport to Darjeeling): Approx. 2.5 hours
Day 2 : Darjeeling local sightseeing tour
Wake up at dawn and head for Tiger Hill to watch the world’s third highest peak - the Kanchendzonga, turn from pink to gold as the sun rises over the mountain range. While returning, stop by at the 135-year-old Ghoom Monastery & the Batasia Loop War Memorial, built in the memory of martyred Gorkha soldiers. Enjoy a cup of piping hot Darjeeling tea at one of the tea stalls. Come back to your hotel for breakfast and rest for a while.
Later, visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Thursday closed). Take your kids to visit the Padmaja N. Zoological Garden (Thursday closed) and the Tibetan Refugee Centre (Sunday closed) for an amazing experience.
Rummage through souvenirs at the market in Mall Road and buy lovely trinkets. Return to your hotel late in the evening for dinner and stay overnight, marking an end to the second day of your 6 days Sikkim & Darjeeling family tour package.
Day 3 : Darjeeling to Gangtok via Teesta River
After having your breakfast, you and your family will be transferred to Gangtok - the land of adventure, monasteries, mystic rituals and festivals. On the way to the second destination on your Sikkim trip itinerary, you’ll cross the meandering Teesta River. You can make a halt by the river banks and click some lovely family photos.
Gangtok is situated at an altitude of 5480 feet and is one of the most beautiful hill towns in India laden with Rhododendrons and rare orchids. Once you reach your destination, you can check into your hotel and spend leisurely time. Enjoy a satisfying dinner and sleep for the night.
Distance from Darjeeling to Gangtok: 98 km
Travel Time (Darjeeling to Gangtok via Teesta River): Approx. 4 hours.
Day 4 : Gangtok sightseeing tour
Savor a hearty breakfast in the morning, go on a full-day sightseeing tour of Gangtok. There are various places to visit in Gangtok that welcomes people from all walks of life.
Start your Gangtok sightseeing tour with a visit to the Tashi View Point, Ganesh Tok and Hanuman Tok from where you can enjoy the spellbinding view of the Himalayas. Further, you can cover Do Drul Chorten -- the biggest stupa in Sikkim and Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (closed on Sunday) which has an impressive collection of Tibetan artifacts and ancient manuscripts. Shop for souvenirs at the Institute of Handicrafts and Handlooms (closed on Sunday) and Mall Road. Sleep off the night at your hotel in Gangtok.
Day 5 : Excursion to Gangtok: Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
Wake up early to enjoy a beautiful hilly morning and have a delightful breakfast. On the last day of your Gangtok and Darjeeling family tour package, visit the beautiful Tsomgo Lake and the famous Baba Mandir.
Get ready to begin your excursion tour of top Gangtok attractions. Perched at a height of 12,400 feet, the enchanting Tsomgo lake is the most visited tourist attraction on your Gangtok family tour package itinerary.
Further, visit the Baba Harbhajan Mandir, one of the most sought after tourist attraction on your sightseeing tour itinerary. By late evening, reach your hotel in Gangtok and sleep off the night with wonderful memories of the day.
Day 6 : Departure from Gangtok
In the morning, after having your breakfast, you’ll be transferred either to the railway station or to the airport. Your Gangtok & Darjeeling tour ends here.
Distance from Gangtok to Bagdogra Airport: 126 km
Travel Time (Gangtok to Bagdogra Airport): 4 hours