The eastern Himalayas of India.
Gangtok, Lachung, Kalimpong, Darjeeling
£769 per person
Sikkim and Darjeeling offers pristine wilderness and a peaceful Buddhist lifestyle experience. Sikkim retains the feel of a remote Himalayan kingdom in the eastern Himalayas of India. A defining feature is the spectacular mountain range view of Mount Kangchenjunga, the world’s third highest peak.
"It was fantastic! A trip of a lifetime to meet wonderful people in a fascinating country, we’d love to go back again." Paul and Sandra Cheney, UK
New Delhi Airport | New Delhi Hotel
Meet our representative waiting for you at the airport, transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free. In the evening enjoy a complimentary dinner at the hotel.
New Delhi Airport
New Delhi | Gangtok
Morning & Afternoon: Transfer to New Delhi Domestic Airport and fly to Bagdogra (2hr 10min). Drive to Gangtok (2hrs).
Morning & Afternoon: Enjoy a tour to Tsomgo Lake with your guide and visit the Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary.
Gangtok | Lachung
Morning & Afternoon: Drive to Lachung, which means ‘small mountain’. a beautiful village with views of snow-capped mountains, waterfalls and glittering streams.
Morning & Afternoon: Visit the beautiful Yumthang valley, the monastery, handicraft centre and move around the village to get a glimpse of its culture and hot springs known for their medicinal value.
Lachung | Gangtok
Morning: Drive to Gangtok and transfer to your hotel.
Afternoon: Rest of the day is free.
Morning: Tour Gangtok, the Research Institute of Tibetology, one of the world’s largest collections of Buddhist books and manuscripts. Do-drul Chorten, visit the Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms and Enchey and Rumtek Monasteries.
Gangtok | Kalimpong
Morning & Afternoon: Drive to Kalimpong. Enjoy a tour of the town visiting Flower Nurseries, orchids and large collections of cacti. Visit monasteries, Zong Dog Palri Fo-Brang Gompa, Durpin Dara and Thongsa Monastery, a Bhutanese monastery.
Kalimpong | Darjeeling
Morning: Drive to Darjeeling
Afternoon: Visit the Happy Valley Tea Estate. Smell the aroma of one of the finest teas in the world, the “Champagne of Tea”.
Morning: An early start to visit Tiger Hill for a breathtaking sunrise, on the way back stop to visit Ghoom Monastery. After breakfast take a ride on the famous Toy Train.
Afternoon: Enjoy a visit to the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute and museum. See the Tibetan Refugee Centre.
Darjeeling | New Delhi
Morning & Afternoon: Drive to Bagdogra airport and fly to New Delhi. The rest of the day is free.
New Delhi Hotel | New Delhi Airport
Departure day: We provide a complimentary transfer to New Delhi Airport where our representative will help you and bid you farewell.
New Delhi Airport
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Are based on two people travelling together and sharing a room. We offer reasonable quotes for single travellers and can save money for groups of two or more people, we want to tailor your holiday to suit your budget.
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Time Zone: GMT +5hr 30min
Language: Sikkimese, Nepali
Our tailor made approach to your holiday offers you complete choice, for a rough guide of the typical temperature and rainfall see Weather and Climate.
The best time to go is October to May.