6 to 7 Days Tour Guide To Darjeeling And Sikkim For Travel Enthusiasts

6 to 7 Days Tour Guide To Darjeeling And Sikkim For Travel Enthusiasts

These two places are the jewels of the North-East which are famous for their natural secrets and beauty, everybody wants to explore.


You must have heard adventures stories or the places of interest in Darjeeling and Gangtok from your friends. These two beautiful destinations are actually beyond description. Instead of listening to other traveler’s stories you need to plan and experience the beauty and experience the adventure yourself. Going for the first time, you must choose the travel partner and the Darjeeling and Sikkim tour package after much research and reviews.


It is always advisable to opt for trustworthy tour and travel agency near to the location Siliguri who can make your Darjeeling Sikkim trip vibrantly adventurous and your visit worth. There are many travel partners offering attractive packages. Eastern India Holidays are a trusted travel partner who can make your trip a lot better than you could ever imagine or expect it to be.

For bookings, you can speak to one of their representatives over the phone and in no time they shall guide you into choosing a budget tour package which would perfectly match your needs. Ask them about any confusion that you may have about any package. It is good to clear all your doubts and being crystal clear before you book your package from any travel agent.

Here is the complete schedule of the Darjeeling and Sikkim tour package taken through Eastern India Holidays.

Day 1: Arriving At Darjeeling From The Airport In Bagdogra

Upon your arrival at the airport in Bagdogra, you shall be received by the representative and a driver sent by the agency. Do not worry about your luggage as they shall take care of everything from here until your trip ends. I was taken to the car and then we started our road trip to Darjeeling. The road to Darjeeling is beautiful and as you travel upwards, the view of the distant hills become more attractive than anything you could ever imagine. It shall be late evening when you reach Darjeeling, we let you check in to your hotel, freshen up and dive into the comfortable bed to end the tiresome day. Good sleep is must and it shall refresh you for the adventures that are in store for the next morning. You shall be woken up by our driver who shall take you to Tiger Hill before the sunrise.

Day 2: Experience The Beauty Of Darjeeling

Your Darjeeling trip shall start earlier than you would have imagined. The driver who is also your guide for the whole journey will wake you up at 4.00 am and drive you to Tiger Hill. You shall not be the only person there as Tiger Hill is popular among tourists who have sacrificed their precious sleep to experience this beautiful phenomenon.

Tiger Hill Darjeeling
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The sun rises and it forms various shapes before it actually attains its beautiful round shape. It is truly a magical and wonderful sight whose description is beyond words.

While returning to your hotel you shall have a short stoppage at the Ghoom Monastery and you can also take a quick tour of the Batasia Loop which also has a telescope which is focused on Mt Kanchenjunga but the clear view of the mountain depends on the weather of Darjeeling on that day.

Batasia Loop, Darjeeling
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You shall be reached to your hotel at around 8 am, after a tasty breakfast at the hotel which is part of the package provided by your travel agent. You have exactly an hour to freshen up and get ready for your most awaited tour of Darjeeling.

Your adventure shall start at the Rock gardens and Ganga Maya park which are one of the most beautiful natural preserved parks and from there you shall head to Ropeway where you can take a cable car ride.

Japanese Pagoda Darjeeling
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After this wonderful experience, you shall be visiting the Japanese Pagoda which is a well known as a Buddhist shrine with a peaceful ambiance.

Darjeeling trip without a Toy Train ride, which has been declared as a world heritage, would be incomplete. You shall be taking the train till Kurseong and return on the same train itself. The toy train runs slow but its route provides some beautiful landscapes and scenery.

A ride on Darjeeling Toy Train
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The shall reach your hotel by 6:00 pm and you can spend the night time at Chowrasta, the meeting square of Darjeeling. The atmosphere here is festive during the peak season of September, October, and November. If you visit Darjeeling around this time you could be able to see some local dance troops dancing in their cultural dresses and to the tune of their cultural songs.

Day 3: A Little Climbing Adventure Before Heading To Gangtok, Sikkim

You shall until now have had experienced the best sites of Darjeeling but this site is one interesting spot which has a history that would interest anyone. We shall take you to Tenzing Rock at around 10 am and you shall visit and even climb the rock here. Besides there are also few shops there who sell Darjeeling tea, momo, chowmein and some cheap priced souvenir which can be taken back from Darjeeling.

Tenzing rock Darjeeling
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The Tenzing rock was actually the actual rock Tenzing Norgay, one of the first person to climb the Mt. Everest practiced his rock climbing. That should be motivating enough to drive you into climbing the rock with or without a rope. We provide no insurance here and after some tasty breakfast, you shall start your journey to Sikkim.

Day 4: You Shall Discover Sikkim And Complete Another Fun-Filled Adventure

The journey till Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim will take around 4 hours and we shall warn you that the journey can be long and be tiring depending on the traffic that day. Our hotel is exactly in the hub of Gangtok, the M.G Marg which is also the popular meeting square of Gangtok.

M.G Marg Gangtok, Sikkim
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You can request the Eastern India Holiday representative to book you either an MG Marg facing or the mountain facing hotel room depending on your choice.

The M.G Marg allows no vehicles and even smoking was prohibited. Make sure you avoid activities which can impose you unnecessary fines. The capital has effective rules and regulations that must be followed and never breached.

If you are a shopaholic, there are many shops in M.G Marg where you can buy almost anything that you wish to and they also have a variety of cuisines to feed the hungry you. You can spend a few hours shopping and also spent the night at a karaoke club, a cafeteria or a pub where you would find a huge crowd of tourists.

Day 5 in Darjeeling Sikkim Tour

Ganesh Tok Temple, in Sikkim

Your town visit of Gangtok shall cover Hanuman Tok followed by the Ganesh Tok and then a relaxing stop at the Tashi viewpoint and a holy trip to Enchey Monastery. On the way, you could visit the Handicraft center where can find handmade handicrafts and artifacts. We shall plan a heritage visit around Sikkim to cover some of the heritage sites inside Gangtok followed by the cable car ride till Deorali.

Day 6 in Darjeeling Sikkim Tour

Your last day at Sikkim shall cover Nathula Pass, the Indo-China border with lots of rich history and interesting facts. We shall manage a permit for Nathula Pass as a Special Protected Area Permit is needed to enter Nathula due to its border issues. You shall reach Nathula and gather lots of memories that are sure to stay with you throughout your life.

Nathula Pass
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On your way back we shall provide quick stoppage at the famous Baba Mandir, which is an ode to the deceased Soldier of the Indian army and secondly a stoppage at Tsomgo lake, which is of the most beautiful glacier lake in India.  http://www.easternindiaholidays.co.in/blog/a-day-trip-to-tsomgo-lake-and-baba-mandir/ If you have always fancied riding a Yak than here is your chance to ride a yak and click some pictures as an evidence to take back for your friends to believe your Yak story.

We shall reach you to your hotel by 6 pm and you can spend the last night recollecting the best memories that you shall be taking back from this Darjeeling and Sikkim tour.

Day 7 in Darjeeling Sikkim Tour

Bagdogra Airport
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The next day the driver shall arrive early as reaching Bagdogra takes more time due to heavy rush of traffic. You shall be dropped in Bagdogra which would be the last service we shall be provided to you.

We have had many happy and satisfied customers and we shall continue to provide quality services at a reasonable budget.

6 to 7 Days Tour Guide To Darjeeling And Sikkim For Travel Enthusiasts
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