Destinations: Bhadrapur - Darjeeling - Pelling - Yuksum - Bakhim - Gangtok - Kalimpong
Duration: 08 nights / 09 days
Day 1: Bagdogra/NJP - Darjeeling
You would be received by our envoy on your arrival at the NJP airport or railway station and then would be driven over to Darjeeling where you would be checked in a hotel to retire for the night.
Day 2: Darjeeling Sightseeing
The day would begin with a visit to Tiger hills to view the sunrise and after a packed breakfast at Tiger hills the bird-watching and butterfly-watching session can be continued. The afternoon would be spent in visiting the Botanical garden and National History Museum. The night would be spent at the hotel in Darjeeling.
Day 3: Darjeeling - Pelling
Breakfast at the hotel would be followed by a drive to Pelling. In the afternoon an excursion to Sango-Choeling Monastery would be made. En route you can view the butterflies at leisure. Spend overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Pelling - Yuksum - Bakhim
After an early breakfast in the hotel a drive to Yuksum would ensue. From here a walking excursion to Bakhim (12 km) located at 3005m would follow. Bakhim is immensely rich in Himalayan fauna and is covered with alpine plants and Sikkim's famous orchids. The region is also known to have a rich variety of avian population and butterflies. The night would be spent at Bakhim in tented camp under open sky.
Day 5: Bakhim - Yuksum
Breakfast at the camp would be followed by morning butterfly watching in Bakhim. Later in the day trek downhill to Yuksum would take place. Overnight stay at hotel in Yuksum.
Day 6: Yuksum - Gangtok
After the breakfast at the hotel a drive to Gangtok would ensue. The afternoon would be utilized in visiting the beautiful Orchid farms. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 7: Gangtok - Kalimpong
Breakfast at the hotel would be followed by a scenic drive
to Kalimpong. Afternoon would be spent in the visit to orchid farms and
nurseries. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 8: Kalimpong Sightseeing
After breakfast at the hotel a full day trip to Lava for butterfly watching would follow. Evening would be spent in slide show of orchids and a lecture on orchid farming. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 9: Kalimpong - Bhadrapur
Breakfast at the hotel would be followed by proceeding for Bhadrapur airport to catch the flight to Kathmandu.