North East India is a gem to be discovered. It is an easternmost area of India consisting of seven states Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Journeyura. Our Gems Of North East India Tour provides a wonderful experience for its picturesque mountains and valleys, wholesome environment and hospitable individuals.
North East is a treasure of natural beauty with its endless variety of scenery, hilly landscapes, meandering streams, deep gorges, and rich wealth of plants and creatures. Mawsynram, a town near Cherrapunji in Meghalaya, situated on the windward side of Garo–Khasi Mountains, has the distinction of being the wettest place in the world.
Though there are many destinations which are known to in your way globe but a north east portion of its, is still untouched. The area is known for its wealthy culture, culture and organic wonders. Come here for once and lose yourself in its charismatic magic by availing tour package by Indian Temple Tour
Gems of North East India
|Gems of North East India
|07Nights / 08days
|Kalimpong- Gangtok- Baba Mandir -Darjeeling -Mirik -Bagdogra.
|20,500/- Per Person+5%GST(Min- 6 Per Person)
Day 01: Kalimpong
On your arrival in Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB), meet our tour representative who further transfers you to Kalimpong. This is approximately a four-hour-long drive covering a distance of about 85 km. As you reach Kalimpong, Check in at your hotel and relax. In the evening you are free to take a stroll in local markets or nurseries.
Kalimpong is a prominent floral trader, perched at an elevation of 1250 meters. A massive number of orchids and nurseries surround the town. Nepalese, Lepchas and other ethnic groups and migrants call this town home, together contributing to its rich heritage. The town happens to be a religious center of Buddhism, so you can find many monasteries here.
Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 02: Kalimpong sightseeing
Have your breakfast and prepare for Kalimpong sightseeing, which includes Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir, Forest Museum (closed on Thursdays), Durpin Monastery, Mangaldham, Pine View Nursery and Dr. Graham Homes. In the evening you are free to take a leisure walk in nurseries of shop in local markets.
Durpin Monastery or Zand Dog Palri Monastery is an important religious center of the area. It was built in 1972 by Honable Dudjum Rinponche. In Pine View Nursery, vast and rare collection of cactus plants is to be seen. Hanuman Mandir and Mangaldham are revered Hindu shrines dedicated to Lord Hanuman and Lord Krishna, respectively. Lord Hanuman features a 30-ft-high statue of Lord Hanuman, the largest one in North-East India.Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 03: Kalimpong- Gangtok (1 ½ hour- 73 km)
Have your breakfast and check out from your hotel, as you proceed to Gangtok. On reaching Gangtok, check-in at your pre-booked hotel and relax. Later, leave for Gangtok sightseeing; which includes Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Enchey Monastery, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), White Hall, Flower Show etcetera.
At Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom and Research Institute of Tibetology, the visitors broaden their knowledge about Tibetan art, culture and spirituality. With the establishment of Enchey Monastery in 1909, Gangtok came into the limelight as a major pilgrimage spot of Buddhism. Legends that here the spirits of Yabdean, Khangchendzonga and Mah?k?la Guru Padmasambhava reside here and were subdued by Guru Padmasambhava. Do-Drul Chorten is a stupa dating back to 1945; it was built by Trulshik Rinpoche. The complex features Chorten Lakahang and Guru Lakhang, where you can spot statues of Guru Rinpoche.Return to your hotel for overnight stay. .
Day 04: Gangtok- Baba Mandir and Tsomgo Lake- Gangtok (approximately 1 hour- 38 km, one side)
In the morning, have your breakfast and proceed for an excursion to Baba Mandir and Tsomgo Lake. On returning Gangtok, you are free to take a stroll in MG Road or local markets.
Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir is a different kind of temple, dedicated to an Indian Army soldier. It is believed that he had spiritual powers. He used to warn the team three days prior surprise attack by the enemies. Hero of Nathula or Baba Harbhajan Singh sacrificed his life in 1967, near the shrine.
Tsomgo Lake is an emerald glacial lake situated at an altitude of 3780 meters. This is a treasury for trekkers and nature-lovers; surrounded by titan hills and purest form of nature. Red Panda, Brahminy ducks and other such adorable animals and birds call the vicinity their home. During May and August, a mélange of flowers like yellow poppies and rhododendrons get strewn all around. Don’t forget to offer prayers in the Lord Shiva Temple on the lakeside.Return to Gangtok. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 05: Gangtok- Darjeeling
Have your breakfast and get ready to visit Darjeeling. On Reaching, check-in at your hotel and relax. In the evening, you are free to wander through Mall Road or other local markets of the area.
Darjeeling, the town of tea gardens, is settled at an altitude of 7100 feet. Its tea is internationally extolled for its taste. The locale is draped with manicured tea gardens, sprinkling enlivening aroma in the aura. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is yet another asset of the town, something that makes the town stand out. This railway line has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It meanders through the green carpet of the hills offering an enchanting experience to its passengers. The British made it their summer capital during their raj in India. They generously dotted the town with their signature-styled buildings.Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 06: Darjeeling
By 3:45 you leave for Tiger Hill. Your trip to Darjeeling is hollow if sunset view of Tiger Hill is not involved. At an elevation of 8000 feet, it is easier to spot the peaks changing color as sun changes it position and gradually starts to set. The sunrays first hit two of most popular and highest peaks of the world; Mount Everest and Kanchenjunga Peak. This moment is rush-free and de-stressing.
Afterwards, on your way back to the hotel, stopover at Ghoom Monastery, Batasia Loop and Peace Memorial. Ghoom Monastery was founded by Lama Sherab Gyatso in 1875. The statue of Maitreya Budhha, which is 15 feet tall, is a crowd-pleaser. Batasia Loop is yet another place where you can unwind and can pay homage in Peace Memorial. Return to the room and have your breakfast.
Later, get ready for the second round of Darjeeling sightseeing, which includes Padamaja Naidu Zoological Park, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tea Estate, Tensing Gumbo Rock, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed) and Peace Pagoda.
A lavish exposition of Tibetan ethnicity is viewed in Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center through its artifacts, handlooms, clothing and other such beautiful things. Natural History Museum houses a collection and specimens of reptiles, fishes, insects, birds, mammals and others. In Padmaja Naidu Zoology Park is where you can catch the sight of leopards, red pandas, Tibetan wolf and other endangered species of animals. Peace Pagoda is a symbol of peace and spirituality and dates back to 1992. The foundation of this stunning white pagoda was laid by Nichidatsu Fujii.Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 07: Darjeeling- Mirik- Darjeeling
Have your breakfast and prepare for an excursion to Mirik. This hill-station is perched at an elevation of 1495 meters. Visitors often don’t miss a boat-ride in Sumendu Lake, which is encircled with pine trees and manicured gardens. Other than boating, you may also indulge in horse-riding. Mirik is also noted for orange orchids, tea gardens, cardamom groves and gardens, where you are free to take a leisure nature walk and spend some time.
On your way back to Darjeeling, indulge in a shopping experience in Pashupati Market. The market is renowned for cheap foreign goods. In the evening, you are free to explore local markets or Mall Road.Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 08: Darjeeling- Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and prepare for your onward journey. You get an assisted transfer to Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction).
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- Pick up and drop from airport/railway/bus station.
- Accommodation on double/twin sharing basis.
- All breakfast included at hotels.
- All transfers and sightseeing by private A/C vehicle.
- Driver’s bata, toll, parking, road tax, fuel charges All applicable taxes.
- Service Tax – 5% GST Extra.
- Any air/bus/rail fare Any other meals not mentioned in package inclusions.
- Any other destination not mentioned in itinerary.
- Any personal expenses such as laundry, room service, mini bar, telephone etc.
- Guide charges/boating charges/entrance fees for any sightseeing
- Any services or activity charges other than those included in inclusions.
- Supplementary cost for festival period, long weekend or peak season .
Q1: What is the Gems of North East India package?
The Gems of North East India package offers an enchanting journey through the hidden treasures and captivating landscapes of North East India. This package is designed for travelers seeking an offbeat and immersive experience, exploring lesser-known destinations, vibrant cultures, and stunning natural beauty. It provides an opportunity to discover the unique gems that make the North East a remarkable and unforgettable destination.
Q2: What are the key destinations covered in the Gems of North East India package?
The Gems of North East India package covers a diverse range of destinations, including Shillong, Cherrapunjee, Kaziranga, and more. These destinations offer a mix of natural wonders, cultural experiences, and unique attractions. Whether it’s exploring living root bridges, spotting wildlife in national parks, or discovering local traditions, this package allows you to uncover the hidden gems that define North East India. Refer to the detailed itinerary for a comprehensive list of destinations and attractions covered during the tour.
Q3: What type of activities can I expect during the Gems of North East India package?
The Gems of North East India package offers a variety of activities to enrich your travel experience. These may include exploring breathtaking landscapes, visiting local markets, interacting with indigenous communities, wildlife safaris, and more. Depending on the itinerary, you may have the chance to engage in adventure activities like trekking or river rafting. The detailed itinerary provides insights into the activities planned for the journey.
Q4: Is the Gems of North East India package suitable for families?
Yes, the Gems of North East India package is suitable for families. The itinerary is designed to cater to a wide range of travelers, including families with children. It offers a mix of experiences that can be enjoyed by both adults and children, ensuring that everyone has a memorable and enjoyable journey. Families can explore, learn, and create cherished memories together while discovering the hidden gems of North East India.
Q5: Can I customize the Gems of North East India package?
While the Gems of North East India package has a set itinerary, some customization options may be available. You can inquire about adding specific activities, extending your stay, or making adjustments to the schedule. Contact our customer service team to discuss customization possibilities and any associated costs.
Q6: How can I book the Gems of North East India package?
Booking the Gems of North East India package is easy. Visit our official website to check for available departure dates, package pricing, and the booking process. If you have any queries or need assistance, our customer service team is available to guide you through the booking steps and provide any necessary information.
Q7: What is the best time to embark on the Gems of North East India package?
The best time to experience the Gems of North East India package largely depends on the specific destinations and activities included in the itinerary. Generally, the months of October to April offer pleasant weather and are suitable for exploration and outdoor activities. However, each season brings its own charm to the region, so your choice of travel dates can cater to your interests and preferences.
Q8: What essentials should I pack for the Gems of North East India package?
Pack clothing suitable for varying weather conditions, as the North East experiences diverse climates. Include comfortable walking shoes, warm layers, rain gear, and any necessary medications. Don’t forget essentials like a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a camera to capture the stunning landscapes and unique experiences. Review the detailed packing list provided by the tour operator for guidance.
Q9: Are there any age restrictions for the Gems of North East India package?
The Gems of North East India package is generally suitable for travelers of all ages. However, some activities or portions of the itinerary may have age restrictions or physical requirements. It’s recommended to review the itinerary and any specific activity details to ensure the package aligns with the age and physical capabilities of all travelers in your group.
Q10: Can I extend my stay in any of the destinations after the package ends?
Certainly! If you wish to extend your stay in any of the destinations covered by the Gems of North East India package, you can discuss this with our customer service team. They can provide information on options for extended stays, additional activities, and any associated costs. Extending your stay allows you to further explore the hidden gems of North East India and create lasting memories.