Northeast India, officially known as the North Eastern Region is the easternmost region of India representing both a geographic and political administrative division of the country. It comprises eight states—Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura, and the "brother" state of Sikkim.
On your arrival at Guwahati airport/railway station, you will be greeted by the agent's representative and transferred to the hotel. You will be traditionally welcomed at the hotel by Assamese Gamucha(a piece of honor & love). After having refreshment you can go sightseeing in Guwahati. Visit the Basistha Ashram, Balaji Temple, Sankar Dev Kalakshetra, etc. Return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Post a delectable breakfast, pack your bags and get ready to drive to Shillong. Enroute visit the Umiam Lake which is popularly known as Barapani lake. After arrival in Shillong, check-in to your hotel. Relax for a while and then visit Wards Lake, Lady Hydari park, Catholic Church, etc. Return to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
After having your breakfast, head out for sightseeing. Visit the Elephant falls, Airforce Museum and then proceed to Mawsynram and MaCong . Visit the Natural Shivling in Mawsynram and the sacred forest. Spend some time in nature’s lap. Return to the hotel. Overnight night stay at the hotel.
After breakfast check out from hotel and drop at Guwahati Railway Station for further journey to Sikking and West Bengal and overnight journey in Train.
Upon arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station / Bagdogra Airport meet & greet, then transfer to Gangtok (5,480 ft.).(The capital of the state of Sikkim, Gangtok is an attractive tourist destination, reCecting a unique ambience which derives from its happy blend of tradition and modernity. Alongside the deeply felt presence of stupas and monasteries, Gangtok also bustles like any other thriving town). Checkin to hotel & enjoy rest of the day at leisure. Shop around at M.G. Marg & explore the city on your own. Enjoy overnight stay in Gangtok.
After a delicious breakfast at hotel visit Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) & Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms one way from Gangtok city. Enjoy the evening at leisure. Shop around at M.G. Marg & explore the city on your own. Enjoy overnight stay in Gangtok. Visit To Nathula Pass (14450ft): The road to Nathula passes through the Tsomgo lake. It is one of the highest motorable roads in the world and is richly surrounded by alpine Cora. On a clear day you can even see the road winding down the Chumbi valley. Tourists are allowed to go close to the international border from where you can see Chinese soldiers on the other side of the barbed wire. Nathula is open for Indian nationals on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sundays. (Rs.5500 /- Vehicle Extra to Visit Nathula Pass). (If due to landslide or bad road condition Tsomgo Lake is closed then alternate sightseeing will be provided).
Early morning breakfast – Next start for North Sikkim package tour – Leave Gangtok at about 10 A M proceed to Lachung 119 kilometers – 4 ½ hours – 5 ½ hours – Lachung is situated at an altitude of 8600 feet - On the way stop and enjoy a few wonderful locations like Tashi Viewpoint, Kabi Lungstok, Naga Waterfalls, conFuence of Lachen chu and Lachung Chu at Chungthang, Twin Waterfalls and Bhim Nala Waterfalls - The roads are colored with full bloom of Primulae, Rhododendrons and many other Alpine Fowers Guest specially during spring – Guest are likely to reach Lachung at late afternoon or early evening - Check into the hotel / resort - Evening free to stroll around the village - Dinner will be served at about 8 PM – Overnight stay at Lachung.
After breakfast drive towards Yumthang situated at an elevation of nearly 11800 feet - On the way you may visit the famous hot spring which is known for its curative properties of skin diseases - Yumthang is a valley near the river Lachung Chu surrounded by mountains where the tree line ends - In spring the valley erupts in riots of colors as Primulae, Rhododendrons and many other Alpine Fowers in full bloom along with snow covered valley except in autumn - Return to resort at Lachung for Lunch - Back to Gangtok - 125 kilometers, 4 – 5 hours drive - On the way stops at Singhik and Mangan - Back to Gangtok Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok.
Transfer to Pelling nearly 140 kilometers 4 -- 4 ½ - hours drive - The drive is easy due to the scenic beauty around - Guest can stop for photograph - Check in to the hotel - Pelling is at an altitude of 6800 feet / 2072 meters - On a clear day guest can get a clear view of Himalayan range and the snow capped peaks of mount Kanchenjunga, mount Pandim, mount Kabru, etc - Check into Hotel -after refreshment go for Pelling local sightseeing Places of visit are Rimbi water Falls, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kechopalri Lake, it is one of the holy Buddhist lake and it is believed that any wish in front of the lake comes true - Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird and thus the water surface is always free of leaves, Kechopalri Monastery, Kanchenjunga water Falls, , Evening one is free to stroll around this small settlement - Evening free to roam around the helipad or Shopping centre - Over Night stay at Pelling.
Transfer After breakfast at hotel and then forwarding journey to Darjeeling – The road is scenic and pass through Gyalsing and Jorethang - Transfer to Darjeeling takes nearly 135 Kilometres 3 – 3 ½ hours – It is situated an height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet - It is a land of breath-taking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Everest is the Queen of the hills – Darjeeling is home to many international Schools and few of the internationally famous site like Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, etc – It is also home to the famous World Heritage train – The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) - Check into hotel – Evening free - Over Night stay at Darjeeling
Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather) – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop – Back to hotel for breakfast - After breakfast rest for half an hour After breakfast next round of sightseeing - Half Day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda – Back to hotel – Evening free to stroll around the area - Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
After breakfast checkout from Hotel and Transfer to Bagdogra Airport for onward journey.