0, Extrememly Easy ( technical 0 + altitudinal 0 ) | 9 Days in Nepal

Darjeeling and Sikkim Tour

Kathmandu - Bhadrapur -Darjeeling- Sikkim - Darjeeling - Bhadrapur - Kathmandu
  • Activities

    Trekking

  • Group size

    4-10 pax
  • Trip Starts

    Kathmandu
  • Trip Ends

    Kathmandu
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This is one of the most beautiful treks that combine easy walking with majestic scenery and a mix of cultures. Here, you will see the various native communities of the land, such as the Magar, Thakali and Gurung.

The trail goes across moraines and reaches Annapurna Sanctuary, from where you will see amazingly beautiful imagery of the serene surroundings.

It takes you through scenic villages, rich oak, pine and rhododendron forests and affords you spectacular views of the giant snow-peaks of Annapurna I (8019m), Annapurna III (7555m), Gangapurna (7454m) and Machhapuchchhre (6999m).

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival to Kathmandu
Arrive in Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel
Day 2 Kathmandu City tour
Kathmandu Sight Seeing
Day 3 Flight to Bhadrapur and Transport to Darjeeling
Flight to Bhadrapur Airport and Transport to Darjeeling ( 7,500 ft ) Arrive at the Bhadrapur airport. Upon arrival at Bhadrapur airport, you will be received by our representatives. We will drive for one Hour to the Indian border and then coutinue to drive to Darjeleing. The drive from Bhadrapur to Darjeeling is a beautiful 5 hrs ride along forests, tea estates, and pleasant hillside towns and villages. Our drive into Darjeeling will also take us along the route of the famous Toy Train. (Overnight hotel)
Day 4 Darjeeling Sightseeing
We will visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI), the center and training school for Indian climbers. The mountaineering museum. The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park is on the premises of the HMI has a rare collection of animals, some of which include the Siberian Tigers, Red Pandas and the Snow Leopards. We will also visit the Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center. After lunch we will visit the Tea garden and the tea factory. Late afternoon tea at the Tenzing Norgay family Residence. We will have the unique opportunity to visit the late Tenzing’s personal museum, which houses an invaluable collection of medals and personal memorabilia.
Day 5 Darjeeling to Gangtok
Darjeeling to Gangtok: Today we will take the tou train Loy ride form Darjeeling to Ghoom ( 30 min) and then visit the train museum in Ghoom and take the trasin ride back to Darjeeling. After Lunch we will take to Drive to Gangtok. The drive to Gangtok is about 4 Hrs.
Day 6 Gangtok Sightseeing
Today we will drive we’ll visit Do-Drul Chorten Stupa, an awe-inspiring stupa encircled by prayer wheels. You may spin these while walking around (clockwise only) to offer the prayer “Om Mane Padme Hum Re.” Nearby are two giant statues, simply housed, of the Lord Buddha and Guru Padmasambhava. We’ll also visit the Sikkim Research Institute of Tibetology—the only of its kind in the world—where, perhaps, the largest collection of Tibetan artifacts outside of Tibet is displayed. After lunch we’ll visit the Flower Show at White Hall, with specimens of Sikkim’s famous orchids among the variety of flora, and the Govt. Institute of Cottage Industries, where traditional handicrafts and exquisitely woven carpets are exhibited and available for sale. We may also see local artisans at work, helping to preserve these authentic Sikkimese arts.
Day 7 Gangtok To Kalimpong
After breakfast, we will travel 14 miles from Gangtok to visit the world-famous Rumtek Dharma Chakra Center. This monastery is the headquarters of the present seat of His Holiness, the Gyalwa Karmapa, head of the Kagyu Sect. Said to be a replica of the original Kagyurpa monastery at Tsurphu in Tibet, Rumtek is a splendid example of Tibetan monastic art with its traditional architecture, exquisite paintings, and intricate woodwork. It houses some of the world’s most unique religious scriptures, manuscripts, and religious art objects. After lunch we will drive to Kalimpong. You will have the evening to explore Kalimpong town. Overnight hotel .
Day 8 Kathmandu
Drive to Bhadrapur Airport. Flight to Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel
Day 9 Departure
Final Departure to your country.

Cost Included in Kathmandu

  • Airport Hotel Airport Transfer
  • Flight Ticket to Kathmandu - Bhadrapur - Kathmandu.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
  • Sightseeing Ticket in Kathmandu Valley.
  • 3 Nights Hotel in good tourist class hotel.

Cost Included in Darjeeling Sikkim

  • Airport transfers.
  • All transportation in Toyota Innova luxury Vans 4 persons per Van.
  • Accommodations and all meals at medium range hotels in Darjeeling and Sikkim.
  • Sikkim Permit all entrance fees and train tickets.

Cost Does not Include

  • Hotel After 3 Nights in Kathmandu.
  • International airticket from to your country.
  • Nepal Entry Visa and India Entry Visa fee.
  • Food in Kathmandu.
  • Extra hotel nights.

Necessary travel papers (documents)

  • Tibetan visa: We get a group one climbing permit
  • 4 passport photos - for Visas

Booking procedure

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Payment procedure

Booking deposit:
1000 USD.
The price increases by 10% if your booking application comes to us later than 30 days prior to the expedition. Balance payment is due not later than 30 days prior to the expedition. Cancellation more than 15 days prior to the expedition – 50% refund. Less than 10 days – no refund is given.

Meet your experts

Mingma Gelu Sherpa

Mingma Gelu Sherpa is a mountaineer and entrepreneur. He has summited Mt. Everest 8 times. He is also the first Nepali to summit Mt. Elbrus in Russia. He has been on the mountains since his youth, coming from the Makalu region, and working on mountain expeditions since the age of 14.

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