Nested in the Himalayan Laps

This tour provides a glimpse of the diversity of India in terms of landscape and culture. Metropolitian cities with its historic places, mountains, world famous tea gardens and Orchid farms are all enrolled in this tour making it one of the most popular tours doable in a short period.

We start the tour in the capital city of India, Delhi which is home to many famous monuments such as Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Humayun's Tomb and many others. From Delhi we take a flight to Bagdogra and drive to Kalimpong in Darjeeling district. Kalimpong with its warm weather and perfect location is famous for its world renowned orchid. From Kalimpong we drive for about 2½ hours to Martam in east Sikkim, near Gangtok the state capital. Martam with its terrace rice fields and a relaxing atmosphere give one a feeling of peace and tranquillity. Head towards Gangtok, the capitol town of Sikkim which is considered a model town for India. From Gangtok it's a four hours drive brings us to Darjeeling, renowned for it's tea industry and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. From Darjeeling we drive to Bagdogra from where we take a flight back to Delhi.

 

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Delhi and transfer to hotel
Day 02: Sightseeing in Delhi
Day 03: Fly to Bagdogra Airport & drive to Kalimpong
Day 04: Drive to Martam
Day 05: AM: Drive to Gangtok. PM: Sightseeing of Gangtok. AM: Drive to Darjeeling. PM: Sightseeing in Darjeeling
Day 06: AM: Drive to Darjeeling. PM: Sightseeing in Darjeeling
Day 07: Sightseeing in Darjeeling
Day 08: Transfer to Bagdogra Airport and catch flight to Delhi
Day 09: Final Departure

Trip Facts

Country: India (Delhi, Darjeeling district, Sikkim)
Best Period: March to May & Sept to Nov
Number of Days: 08 Nights / 09 Days
Flights: Delhi / Bagdogra / Delhi
Accommodations: Hotels
Cost: Details of cost upon request

Features

People: Punjabi, Jat, Muslims, Gorkhas, Lepchas, Bhutias
Language: Hindi, Urdu, Gorkha, Lepcha, Bhutia
Mountains: Kanchenjunga, Kabru, Pandim
River: Yamuna, Mahananda, Teesta

Maps

Map of Nested in the Himalayan Laps