For a recently married couple, North East Honeymoon package assures several memorable moments. For such a romantic vacation, Darjeeling, Gangtok and Kalimpong are a number of the simplest places to go to when planning a North Malay Archipelago honeymoon.
Duration: 08 Days / 07 Nights
For a recently married couple, North East Honeymoon package assures several memorable moments. For such a romantic vacation, Darjeeling, Gangtok and Kalimpong are a number of the simplest places to go to when planning a North Malay Archipelago honeymoon.You can also customize this itinerary to create your tailor-made trip to Jaipur
Arrive in Siliguri at Bagdogra Airport (69 km) or New Jalpaiguri railroad station (68 km), meet Namaskar India Tour representative. He would assist you in taking an assisted transfer to Darjeeling.
Home to the planet Heritage Train- the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) or the toy train, Darjeeling is a fascinating hill station. Lying at a stature of 7100 feet over the sea level, Darjeeling has fragrant rich tea estates, tranquility in abundance, breathtaking scenery, Buddhist monasteries, bustling streets and a number of other striking views.After you arrive in Darjeeling, check- into the hotel. you’ll relax for a short time . The evening is at leisure and you’ll spend it as per your own liking. Have a leisure walk up to the Mall or visit the local shopping centers to urge your hands on some memorabilia. Over Night occupy Darjeeling
Day 2 starts quite early. Get-up around 3:45 AM to drive towards Tiger Hill (11 km) to look at sunrise over the Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather). one among the main attractions in Darjeeling, the route taking to you Capitol Hill , amid Oak forests, is a particularly refreshing one. it’s advisable to start out early top save yourself from traffic snarls up Capitol Hill . When the sun rises behind from Capitol Hill , it illuminates the height and appears like an orange-colored ball. Treat your eyes to the scenery and soak-in the tranquility.
On your way back, visit Ghoom Monastery- also called Yiga Choeling monastery, it’s one among Darjeeling’s oldest gompas. Belonging to the Yellow sect of Buddhism, the development of this monastery started in 1850. The statue of Maitreya Buddha, Lord Buddha of the longer term is that the main attraction here. Next attraction is that the War memorial, lying within the well-maintained garden, bounded by Batasia Loop. The memorial is made within the memory of Gorkha martyrs who sacrificed their lives within the wars to save lots of their country. you’ll also choose a ride within the toy train on the loop, offering enchanting landscape views.
Return to the hotel for breakfast and begin the second leg of sightseeing including Padmaja Naidu Himalayann Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, explanation Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda Padmaja Naidu Himalayann Zoological Park- Known all round the globe, it’s popular for its conservation breeding programs of lesser panda , Tibetan Wolf, Snow Leopards and other endangered animal species of the Eastern Himalaya. Take a enter the sprawling Tea estates to soak-in the serenity and refreshing aroma. The sight of greenery spread all around looks quite soothing. The car ride on Darjeeling Ropeway offers spectacular views Rangeet Valley. The white colored Peace-pagoda may be a huge dome-like structure is another attraction here that has golden-colored Buddha statues in varied postures.Overnight stay in Darjeeling
The day after breakfast is for a day’s trip to Mirik. Perched at an elevation of 1494 m above the ocean level, Mirik is an off-beat destination that’s becoming a well-liked tourist destination, near Darjeeling. The drive from Darjeeling to Mirik features a few scenic spots from where you’ll stop for photo op . With Sumendu Lake in its mid-point, beautiful Mirik town is blessed verdant tea gardens, landscaped gardens, cardamom groves and therefore the mighty Himalayas. Spend the day here, indulging in activities like boating in Sumendu Lake and horse riding to explore the place.
In the evening, back to Darjeeling. On your way back, taka an interruption at Pashupati Market (on the India-Nepal Border). you’ll get your hands on antiques, souvenirs, foreign goods and other knick-knacks.
in Darjeeling, the evening is free for visiting the Mall Road or the Local market area.Overnight in Darjeeling.
Start your day with an early morning breakfast. Check-out formalities, followed by transfer from Darjeeling to Kalimpong. Placed at the foothills of the Himalayas, the luxurious destination of Kalimpong is found at an altitude of 1250 meters above the ocean level.
Offering a relaxed ambiance for a peaceful retreat, Kalimpong boasts of a number of the foremost striking views of the Himalayan peaks. This bustling town has colonial-style architecture and Buddhist monasteries. The serenity spread all round the place attracts the tourists from all around. On arrival, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel.
Leave the bedroom to start sightseeing in Kalimpong including the favored attractions like Forest Museum (Closed On Thursday), Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir- a Hindu temple with an enormous statue of Lord Hanuman that’s near Durga temple, Dr Graham Homes, Durpin Monastery, Mangal Dham- another beautiful tranquil temple complex in Kalimpong that has temples of Lord Krishna and Guru Mangal Das Ji, Pine View Nurseries (Cactus Only)
Located on Durpin hill (1372 m), Durpin Gompa boasts of being the most important monastery of Kalimpong, formally referred to as Zangtok Pelri Phodang. Dalai Lama , within the year 1976, had consecrated this monastery. The Gompa is 5 km southwards of the town. When inside the monastery, don’t miss the attractive religious murals. From the monastery’s terrace, enjoy nice views of Khangchendzonga. Started in 1900, by Dr JA Graham- a Scottish missionary, Dr Graham Homes may be a school and an orphanage that co-educates children of the workers in tea-estates. the varsity structure is Scottish in architecture and therefore the premise features a museum too. Once you get on the highest of Deolo Hill, treat your eyes to the mesmerizing views of the Kanchenjunga, the world’s third highest mountain and therefore the town. there’s a well-maintained park too. Pony rides are offered for teenagers .
Stay overnight in Kalimpong.
Today, have your breakfast and start driving towards Gangtok, the capital city of the north-eastern state of Sikkim.
Located at an elevation of 1600 meters above the ocean level, the gorgeous and peaceful hill town of Gangtok, is understood to be one among the foremost popular tourist destinations of North-eastern region of the country. Its Buddhist monasteries, abundant lush scenery and pleasant climate allure honeymooners from all around. Hold hands in hands and admire the enchanting scenery of the town. Gangtok also houses a huge sort of butterflies, and colorful flowers like Orchids and Rhododendron.
On arrival, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel. Now you’ll rest for a short time . The evening is at leisure. If you would like , you’ll visit the very fashionable M G Road (Mall) to enjoys shopping and collecting memorabilia. Get your hands on woolen clothes, Thangka paintings, handicrafts and more. Overnight stay in Gangtok
The sixth day of the itinerary is for visiting the favored attractions of Gangtok, after morning breakfast Visit to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, Ganesh Tok- a temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha, placed on alittle hill on the Gangtok-Nathula Road, Hanuman Tok, Tashi View Point, Banjhakri Falls, one among the best falls on the brink of Gangtok, place amidst a lush green well-maintained Shamanistic- themed park.One of Sikkim’s most famous temples, Hanuman Tok is devoted to Lord Hanuman. The temple complex is well taken care of by the Indian Army. because the temple is placed on high altitudes, the complex offers wonderful opportunities for photography because the views of the peaks are stunning from here.
Probably the most important stupa of Sikkim, Do Drul Chorten is found on a hill. This sacred spot was inbuilt the year 1945 by Late Truslshi Rimpoche, the top of Nyingma sect of Lamaism . The golden-colored dome is that the highlight of the structure. you’ll spot lamas engrossed in their prayers.
Founded within the year 1909, Enchey Monastery is one among the Gangtok’s hottest Gompas. Placed on a hill, the monastery offers exciting views of Mt Kanchenjunga. The structure of the monastery is inspired from a Chinese Pagoda and therefore the images of deities adorn the inner walls. Spot the statues of Guru Rinpoche and Lord Buddha, who are worshipped here.
If you’re a nature lover, do visit the permanent flower show held at the Flower Exhibition Center, another popular attraction. The floral exhibition site is near Ride Park and White Hall, and may be a place where you want to not miss clicking photographs. This exhibition hall features a green house effect and consists of a huge sort of floral species like celosia, gerberas, roses, orchids and more.
During the night hours, you’ll visit the discotheques in Gangtok. Stay overnight.
On the 7th day of the tour, you’ll visit the nearby attractions of Gangtok. The day is scheduled for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake and Baba Mandir.
After having breakfast you’ll leave for your trip. you’ll visit the Tsomgo Lake or Changu Lake, lying at an elevation of 12,400 feet above the ocean level. this is often often a glacial lake which is found at a distance of 37 km away from Gangtok. This stunning attraction is typically visited by Brahminy duck and other colourful migratory birds. This oval-shaped lake is 50 feet deep and is roofed with snow all round the year. Your kids can enjoy yak rides; there are shops near the lake selling Yak cheese. On the banks of the Lake, there is a temple also which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Capture the gorgeous scenery through your camera.
After exploring the Lake site, continue towards subsequent attraction of the day Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial War temple which is situated at around 20 km from here. Originally a war memorial, inbuilt the memory of soldier Harbhajan Singh of the 23rd Punjab Regiment, who sacrificed his life within the Indo-China, 1962 and it slowly became a temple. it had been constructed in 1983 by the Indian Army after the deceased soldier appeared within the dream of his soldier friend. This temple made inside the bunker of the soldier and consists of his personal belongings like photographs. there is a wishing pond near the temple where people can throw a coin within the pond and make a wish.In the evening, return to Gangtok. If time permits, you’ll visit Mall Road or simply relax in your room. (Note- If there’s landslide or we aren’t able to take you to Tsomgo Lake, there will be alternate sightseeing).
Your 8 day North East honeymoon package ends today. Pack your bags and post breakfast, get on-time transfer to Siliguri -New Jalpaiguri railway station / Bagdogra Airport / Tenzing Norgay Bus represent your onward journey.