Darjeeling is a town in India's West Bengal state, in the Himalayan foothills. Once a summer resort for the British Raj elite, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, or “Toy Train,” completed in 1881. It's famed for the distinctive black tea grown on plantations that dot its surrounding slopes. Its backdrop is Mt. Kanchenjunga, among the world’s highest peaks.
Day wise Itinerary 3N/4D Day 1 : BAGDOGRA TO DARJEELING (83 Km./ 3 hrs) On arrival at Siliguri (NJP) railway station or Bagdogra (IXB) airport meet & greet by Navigator India’s representative. Transfer from Siliguri/Bagdogra to Darjeeling through lush green tea gardens & undulating hills. Check into hotel & rest of the day is t leisure.
Day 2: DARJEELING SEIGHTSEEING Early in the morning (around 4 am), proceed to Tiger Hill to view the breath taking view of Mt.Kanchandzonga (28,200 ft.) & effect of sunlight on the same along with the adjoining peaks like Kabru & Pandim. On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery & Batasia Loop. After breakfast proceed for a half day excursion to Himalayan Mountaineering (HMI) & Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Peace Pagoda, Japanese Temple, Tea garden (outer view), Tenzing Rock.
Day 3: -LAMAHATTA AND KALIMPONG SIGHTSEEING After breakfast enjoy Takdah and Lamahatta Sightseeing. Visit Takdah Orchid Centre, Rungli Rungliot Tea Gardens, Peshoke Tea Estate is another attraction. Hanging Bridge, Tista Valley Tea Garden, Durpindara View Point, Lovers Point. Lamahatta is another place for the lovely views of Kanchenjunga. Delo,durpin dhara .However one of the key attractions here is the landscaped Roadside Garden. This is a sprawling manicured garden on the roadside with many flowering plantations, hedges, pathways, seating places, gazebo for prayers or meditation and even a watchtower to take a panoramic view. Overnight at DARJEELING.
Day 4 : DARJEELING TO BAGDOGRA
After breakfast Drive back to Siliguri (NJP)/ Bagdogra (IXB.