Our Package

Package includes:

  • 5 Nights at Hotels
  • Domestic Flight from Delhi – Bagdogra
  • All transport mentioned
  • Meals where mentioned
  • Activities where mentioned
  • Tour representative
  • Entry fees where mentioned

Not included:

  • Meals unless noted
  • Visa
  • Travel Insurance

Where you are staying

The Elgin, Darjeeling

Set in a former royal residence built in 1887, this high-end hotel, with an ornate, Colonial-era exterior, is a 4-minute walk from the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway and 6 km from the colorful Buddhist Ghum Monastery.

Featuring Victorian-style decor, teak wood floors and fireplaces, the formal rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minibars, plus tea and coffeemakers. Suites add living rooms. Room service is available, and kids 5 and under stay free.

Breakfast is free. A sophisticated restaurant serves international and Nepalese fare, and there’s a garden gazebo offering afternoon tea. Other amenities include a spa and bike rentals.

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The Elgin Nor-Khill

Set amidst gardens, this refined hotel in a former royal guesthouse is a 13-minute walk from the Thakurbari Hindu temple and 17 km from the Enchey Monastery.

Featuring mountain views and teak wood floors, the sophisticated rooms have free Wi-Fi, minibars and flat-screen TVs, plus tea and coffeemakers. Suites offer separate living areas, dining tables and/or designer toiletries. Room service is available.

There’s an elegant restaurant, a striking bar and a garden eatery, as well as a posh lobby lounge with a piano and fireplace. Other amenities include a full-service salon, and a spa with massages, a hot tub, a sauna and a steam room.

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Day 1

- Depart to Bagdogra Airport
- Arrive and transfer to Darjeeling (90 kms/ Approx. 4 hrs)
- Enroute Lunch at a local restaurant
- Arrive and transfer to hotel

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Day 2

- Pre-dawn tour of Tiger Hill - to view sunrise over Kanchenjunga Peak – The 3rd highest mountain in the World
- On your return visit Ghoom Monastery, popular name of the Sampten Choling Monastery or Yiga Choeling Monastery located at Ghum at an elevation of 8,000 feet.
- Return to the hotel for Breakfast
- Proceed for sightseeing of Darjeeling
- Visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
- Visit Happy Valley Tea Estate
- Late Lunch at the hotel/Restaurant
- Later enjoy a toy train ride, on the world famous heritage toy train which winds its way through one out of the three loops en route to Siliguri from Darjeeling at Batasia, which is very near to Ghoom railway station.

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Day 3

- Breakfast at hotel
- Proceed for an excursion to Mirik (59 km/ Approx. 3 hrs) – a small town in Darjeeling known for its climate and natural environment. Visit orange orchards and a Hindu temple.
-Enjoy a boat ride on Sumendu Lake - there is an 80-ft (24-m) long footbridge over the lake.
- Lunch at a local restaurant in Mirik
- Return to Darjeeling

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Day 4

- Breakfast at hotel
- Drive to Gangtok (98 kms/ Approx. 4 & ½ hrs) Gangtok is located in the Shivalik Hills of the eastern Himalayan range, at an altitude of 1,437 metres (4,715 ft).
- Arrive Gangtok and transfer to hotel.
- Lunch at hotel
- Walk around the local market in the evening

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Day 5

- Breakfast at hotel
- Visit The Namgyal Institute of Tibetology Museum which displays rare Lepcha tapestries, masks and Buddhist statues.
- Visit the Handicraft Centre where one can see the manufacture of Sikkimese Handicraft.
- Lunch, Dinner & Overnight at Hotel

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Day 6

Depart Bagdogra onward or back to UK via Delhi

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Disclaimer

Please note prices are subject to availability until the time of booking
To reserve your place on our tour please call 0203 824 8444 or email reservations@ictours.co.uk
Deposit: £1000 per person to be paid by debit card or bank transfer.
Contact us to find out when the full balance is due by.

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Disclaimer

Please note prices are subject to availability until the time of booking
To reserve your place on our tour please call 0203 824 8444 or email reservations@ictours.co.uk
Deposit: £1000 per person to be paid by debit card or bank transfer.
Contact us to find out when the full balance is due by.