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The Toy Train The Toy Train
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Eastern Himalayan Experience Eastern Himalayan Experience

If it's lush green scenery, and absolutely breathtaking views you are after, this is definitely the tour for you. There are mountains to see, monasteries to visit, tea plantations to explore, with a little tea tasting to be done as well.

Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Sikkim, crowned by the majestic Himalayas, are some of the most magnificent hill stations in the world, with some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world.

Each destination is stunning in its beauty, heritage and history. The saffron clad monks walking serenely to the monasteries is a wonderful sight.

Day 1 Delhi

Met at Delhi International Airport and transferred to your hotel.
Overnight: Crowne Plaza Today, Gurgaon.

Day 2 Bagdogra - Darjeeling

After breakfast, transferred to the airport for your flight to Bagdogra. On arrival drive to Sourenee. This place has an old world charm and offers a panoramic vista of mountains, tea bushes, valleys and streams. Darjeeling, a famous resort since the British era, is nestled at over 2000 metres above sea level in the heart of the tea plantations.
Overnight: Sourenee Tea Estate.
Meals : Breakfast and Dinner

Day 3 Darjeeling

Today embark on an excursion aboard the 'Toy Train' or little blue train, manufactured in England in the late 19th century; the cars are still pulled by steam locomotives. Visit the Ghoom Monastery. Also visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. Walk in the zoo park which houses tigers, bears, panthers, leopards and the famous red pandas. Travel up the hill of the observatory crowning the city and enjoy the sunset. Also visit the monastery Bhutia Basti.
Overnight: Sourenee Tea Estate.
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4 Pemayangtse

Visit the tea estate and factory, followed by tea tasting. Later depart by road to Pemayangtse and visit the monastery. Unlike other monasteries, Pemayangtse Monastery was meant only for ta-sang' lamas or pure monks. They were defined by Lhatsun Chenpo as being of pure Tibetan race, celibate and without any physical handicap.
Overnight: Mount Pandim.
Meals : Breakfast and Dinner

Day 5 Gangtok

After breakfast travel by road to Gangtok and rest of the day is at leisure at your hotel. Wreathed in clouds, Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim is located on a ridge at a height of 5500 feet. You may choose to visit MG Marg, which is the main street of Gangtok town and a great place to chill out.
Overnight: Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino.
Meals : Breakfast

Day 6 Gangtok

Visit the Enchey Monastery, built on the site of the hermitage of a tantric master of the 18th century. Visit the Institute of Tibetology. Walk through the local market of Gangtok.
Overnight: Mayfair Spa Resort & Casino.
Meals : Breakfast

Day 7 Kalimpong

After breakfast, depart for Kalimpong en route visit the magnificent Rumtek Monastery, the largest in Sikkim and seat of the Karmapa, the spiritual leader. Kalimpong is a multi-cultural society and one of the most picturesque destinations in the Eastern Himalayas.
Overnight: Sinclairs Retreat, Kalimpong.
Meals : Breakfast

Day 8 Kalimpong

Visit the Monastery of Durpin Dara, and a remarkable incubator housing more than 1,500 varieties of cactus which have surprising shapes and flowers.
Overnight: Sinclairs Retreat, Kalimpong.
Meals : Breakfast

Day 9 Bagdogra - Delhi

After breakfast, transfer by road to Bagdogra airport to board your flight to Delhi. On arrival transfer to your hotel
Overnight: Crowne Plaza Today, Gurgaon.
Meals : Breakfast

Day 10 Depart

Transfer to Delhi International Airport for your onward travel arrangements.
Meals : Breakfast

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