Darjeeling Kalimpong Tour 4 Nights / 5 Days

4 Nights Itinerary Covering: Darjeeling - Mirik - Kalimpong

Overview

Explore the beauty of nature’s favorite part of West Bengal with our 4 nights, 5 days Darjeeling, Kalimpong tour package. The tour to these towns will especially delight those, who want to spend some time amidst nature, enjoying the historical significance, and a hint of adventure – all during a holiday. We bring you this well-designed 5 days Darjeeling, Kalimpong tour itinerary to introduce you to the treasure trove here. Darjeeling and Kalimpong are the gems that are neatly tucked in the mighty Himalayas. Enjoy the picturesque landscape, serene ambience, mesmeric Himalayan scenery, and pleasant weather. You will surrender yourself to the beauty of the surroundings while admiring the attractions such as Tiger Hill, Cable Car Ride, Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop, War Memorial, Natural History Museum, Hanuman Mandir, and Peace Pagoda. Kalimpong welcomes you with its magical environs. Your Darjeeling, Kalimpong tour package is coupled with delish meals, smooth transfers, cozy stays, and sightseeing. So, Book your package today for vacation experiences to cherish.

Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.

Highlights

  • View sunrise at Tiger Hill.
  • Visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace Pagoda.
  • Ride Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Enjoy a cable car ride.
  • Visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center, and Natural History Museum.
  • Day trip to Mirik. Horse ride and boating at Sumendu Lake.
  • Buy imported items at Pashupati Nagar Market.
  • Visit Deolo Hill, Forest Museum, Hanuman Mandir, Dr Graham Homes, Durpin Monastery, Mangaldham and Pine View Nurseries – Kalimpong.

Itinerary - Darjeeling Kalimpong Tour

Day 1 - Darjeeling: Arrival and Leisure Day

When you reach New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (70 km)/ Bagdogra Airport (65 km)/ Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (62 km), our representative will greet and assist you to Darjeeling. On arrival, complete check-in formalities at the hotel and relax. Evening is at your leisure. You can explore the surroundings or visit a mall to buy souvenirs.

Later, return to the hotel for a restful sleep.

Day 2 - Darjeeling: Early Morning and Half Day Sightseeing

Greet the early morning sun and proceed to Tiger Hill for a stunning sunset. The hill overlooks Kanchenjunga Peak and offers you not only a surreal sunset but also panoramic views around. Although, catching the sunset view is subject to clear weather. After watching sunset, you return to Darjeeling. En route, explore attractions such as Ghoom Monastery, War Memorial and Batasia Loop.

Ghoom Monastery is one of the most sought after attractions of Darjeeling. It is believed to be among the oldest Gompas in this hill town. Almost 8 km from Darjeeling, the monastery is also known as Yogachoeling Gompa and houses several bells, ornate thanka scrolls, and drums.

From here, move to War Memorial and Batasia Loop. Take a ride in the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway that takes you through Batasia Loop. The War Memorial was built in the memory of martyrs of wars after India’s freedom. It stands in proximity to Batasia Loop.

Once you are done with sightseeing, return to the hotel and have a healthy breakfast. Now, give some rest to your weary self before starting for a half day sightseeing across the attractions of Darjeeling. Start with Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park and Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. Other places to visit during the day include Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center, Tea Estate, and Natural History Museum.

Watch the glistening mountain peaks closely with a cable car ride to Rangit Valley.

Up next is Peace Pagoda – Darjeeling’s major place to visit that aims to unite people of all races and creeds for world peace. Tourists feel the amazing spiritual and serene ambiance here that enhances their trip.

After a lovely day of sightseeing and exploring the top places of Darjeeling, return to the hotel. Enjoy a leisurely walk in the area around. Thereafter, sleep restfully at the hotel.

Note: Himalayan Mountaineering Institute remains closed on Thursday, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center remains closed on Sunday, and Natural History Museum is closed on Sunday.

Day 3 - Darjeeling: A Day Trip to Mirik

Kick start your day with a wholesome breakfast and leave for a day trip to Mirik. Situated just 62 km from Darjeeling, Mirik is a gorgeous creation of nature that rests amidst the lovely hills of Darjeeling. The small hamlet is known for its tranquil beauty. Capture the beauty of this place on your camera lens.

Sumendu Lake is the highlight of the Mirik day trip. It has a gorgeous garden on one side and on the other, thick pine trees are densely dotted. Have a great time here, admiring the orange orchards, Himalayan scenery, tea estates, and cardamom groves. Take a horse ride around the lake and enjoy boating as well. Later, buy souvenirs from Pashupati Nagar Market, which is famous for goods from Thailand.

Thereafter, return to Darjeeling and enjoy the evening as you please. Later, slip into your cozy bed for a sound sleep at the hotel.

Day 4 - Kalimpong: Sightseeing

Wake up to a hearty breakfast and checkout from the hotel. Now, get transferred to Kalimpong as planned by this 5 days Darjeeling, Kalimpong tour package. Known for its tranquility and scenic beauty, Kalimpong is a small hill station of West Bengal. If you want to escape from the humdrum of city life, Kalimpong proves to be a lovely retreat for you. It is perched at an elevation of 1247 meters and offers breathtaking scenery of the Himalayas. Nature lovers especially love this place as its flower markets present a view one might has never seen before.

On arrival, check-in to the hotel and wash away your journey fatigue. Now, get ready for a sightseeing spree in Kalimpong. Attractions that will welcome you today include Forest Museum, Deolo Hill (the highest point of Kalimpong), Hanuman Mandir, Dr Graham Homes, Durpin Monastery, Mangaldham, and Pine View Nurseries.

After being mesmerized with the sightseeing, return to the hotel. When the evening falls, take a stroll around the flower markets and enjoy your time. Later, have a peaceful sleep at the hotel.

Distance from Darjeeling to Kalimpong: 49.7 km

Travel Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes (approx.)

Note: Forest Museum remains closed on Thursday.

Day 5 - Kalimpong: Departure Back Home

Post breakfast, checkout from the hotel. Today, you will be transferred to Siliguri/ New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (71 km) / Bagdogra Airport (78 km) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (65 km). From your preferred spot, set on a journey back home.

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