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Tour Name :- Tea Testing India Tour
Duration :- 6 Nights / 7 Days
Destinations :- Bagdogra - Darjeeling - Gangtok - Doars
Description :-

Our invitation to India for cups of the magical and refreshing yet inexpensive drink - `Chai. Legend suggests that tea originated in India. In the early 19th century The East India Company started tea plantations in Assam using wild Chai plants found growing in the area and later introduced it in the Darjeeling. Be our guest!!

Darjeeling land of breathtaking beauty crowned by the majestic Himalayas, amidst undulating tea gardens, mesmerizing scenic beauty and great location popularly known as the Queen of the hills. Jewel in the crown of the Eastern Himalayas and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan ranges including Mount Everest, Mount Kanchendzonga and the spectacular Himalayan range. Famous for tea gardens, breathtaking valleys and scenery,

Day - 1 Bagdogra - Darjeeling (approx 90 kms):

Meet and Greet with representative of KSHITIJ TRAVELS at Bagdogra Airport. Bagdogra, from where we take the scenic four-hour drive through the Himalayan foothills and tea gardens to Darjeeling. Check in to the hotel. Rest of day free to explore the queen of the hill stations Darjeeling,
where British administrators came each summer to the escape the heat of the Indian plains during the days of the Raj. Tea was introduced to the area in the 1840s and today Darjeeling tea is a world-renowned brand. Overnight stay at hotel.


We start early around 4.00 a.m for Tiger Hill to catch the spectacular sunrise over Kanchenjunga, the worlds third highest mountain. Back to hotel. After breakfast, we will Visit to the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, and the zoo with its Himalayan fauna (Yaks, Black Bears, Red Pandas and various colourful pheasants). We also visit a tea estate, the Botanical Gardens and the Tibetan Refugee Centre. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day - 3 DARJEELING - GANGTOK (95 kms drive) :

After an early breakfast take a short trip on the famous toy train. Later we travel through scenic countryside on the journey to Sikkim nestled in the mountains of the Himalaya bounded by the Tibetan plateau to its north and the plains of Bengal to the south, and sandwiched between the independent kingdoms of Nepal and Bhutan.
At Gangtok, the capital, check in hotel, and for a short tour we visit the lavishly decorated Royal Chapel of the Chogyal, the former ruler, and the Namgyal Tibetology Institute with its rich collection of Buddhist scrolls and paintings. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day - 4 GANGTOK :

After breakfast, we will be introduced to many of Sikkims 450 orchid species when we visit the Orchid Sanctuary. Afterwards the 200-year-old Enchey Monastery overlooking Gangtok provides us with fabulous views of Kanchenjunga and the main Himalayan range. We then take a trip to Rumtek, the head monastery of the black hat sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Evening at leisure. Overnight stey in hotel.


After breakfast, drive to Dooars. This is a region replete with tea gardens. The Duars is spread from Darjeeling foothills to the foothills of Arunachal Pradesh and is known for its rich biodiversity and forests. We will visit to the tea gardens here to get an idea of the life at the plantations. Rest of the leisure, over night stey at hotel.

Day - 6 DOOARS :

After breakfast, drive to Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary in the plains of West Bengal. The Jaldapara wildlife sanctuary established in 1941 stands on the banks of the Torsa River and the nearby Malangi River has today an area of 216.51 sq. km. It is a mosaic of woods, grasslands, perennial streams, sandy riverbanks and extensive belts of tall grass.
It contains a great diversity of flora and fauna. Early morning view the habitat of the endangered one-horned rhinoceros, the sanctuary is also home to peacocks, wild elephants, wild boars and different species of deer, such as the hog deer, spotted deer, barking deer, sambar besides the elusive tigers, leopards and sloth bears,. Some rare species like the hispid hare and the hog-badger are also found here.
Among birds, the crested eagle, fishing eagle and shikra are common. So are jungle fowl, peafowl, partridges, and sometimes the Bengal Florican and the Pied Hornbills. Pythons, monitor lizards, kraits, cobras, geckos and about eight species of fresh water turtles enrich the reptilian diversity. There is also a leopard-breeding centre at Jaldapara. overnight stey at hotel.


After breakfast check out from the hotel & transfer to the NJP Rlw Station / Bagdogra airport (145kms.) for onward destination.

Tour Ends.




The package Includes:

* 6 nights accommodation in one double room with Breakfast in all the Hotels during the tour.
* Non-Air Condition Car having sufficient space for luggage, english speaking driver, fuel, Insurance, Toll Taxes
All State Taxes, Parking and all transport related expense.
* Sight seeing, Hotel/Airport/Station Pickup & drop


* Entry fee at all places of visit
* Personal expenses such as mineral water, laundry, telephone calls, tips etc.
* Lunch & dinner / soft or hard drinks.
* Meals and services not specified in the above mentioned section
* All Air/Rail fare & taxes.


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