A Luxurious Walking Tour of the Himalayas

Staying in boutique hotels, hiking in the villages with terraced rice fields with views of the Himalayas surrounding us, visiting tea factories to taste world famous teas and not to mention ancient monasteries are just a few highlights of this special tour. Its special because this is a tailored itinerary made after a lot of research, time tested and operated only by Khempalung Sherpa Adventure.

We start the journey in Delhi. After visiting some historic Mughal monuments in Delhi we fly to Bagdogra and drive to the famous hill station of Darjeeling. Monumental places like the Tibetan refugee centre, The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) and the world famous Toy Train ride are just a few places we will be visiting. On the way to pelling we hike through the lush green tea gardens, visit the tea factory which produces the most expensive tea in the world till we reach the valley bottom and drive to Pelling. From here the views of Mt. Kanchnjunga  is breathtaking and Pelling with its historic palaces (in ruins) ancient monasteries bring out the charm of Sikkim during our hikes. Martam with its terrace rice fields and a relaxing atmosphere give one a feeling of peace and tranquillity. Visit the biggest monastery of Sikkim, Rumtek monastery before heading to Gangtok. From Gangtok we head to Kalimpong to see glimpses of rare orchids before heading to Delhi with fond memories and as they say 'it will be an experience of a life time'.



Day 01: Arrive in Delhi and transfer to hotel
Day 02: Sightseeing in Delhi
Day 03: Fly to Bagdogra and drive o Darjeeling
Day 04: Sightseeing in Darjeeling
Day 05: Hike in Darjeeling to Tea gardens
Day 06: Drive to Pelling (En-route hikes to villages and lakes)
Day 07: Day hikes in Pelling to monasteries and historic palace ruins
Day 08: Drive to Martam
Day 09: Hike to terrace rice farms and local villages in Martam
Day 10: Hike to monastery and later drive to Gangtok
Day 11: Sightseeing in Gangtok
Day 12: Drive to Kalimpong and visit orchid farms and local market
Day 13: Drive to Bagdogra and fly to Delhi
Day 14: Final Departure

Trip Facts

Country: India (Delhi, Darjeeling district, Sikkim)
Best Period: March to May & Sept to Nov
Number of Days: 13 Nights / 14 Days
Flights: Delhi / Bagdogra / Delhi
Accommodations: Hotels
Cost: Details of cost upon request


People: Punjabi, Jat, Muslims, Gorkha, Lepcha Bhutia
Language: Hindi, Nepali, Lepcha, Bhutia
Mountains: Kunchenjunga, Kabru, Pandim
River: Yamuna, Mahananda, Teesta, Rangeet
*Note Tour Leader will be given Free of Cost 4 persons in one vehicle (Qualis or Tavera). We will provide 2 staff from Sacred Summits to escort the group


Map of A Luxurious Walking Tour of the Himalayas