Hidden Treasure of West Bengal
4 Nights/5 Days
Kalimpong 1N –Lolegaon 1N– Lava 1N – Rishop 1N
Destunations: Kalimpong, Lolegaon, Lava, Rishop
Ex: New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP)/ Bagdogra Airport (IXB)
Day 1: New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP)/ Bagdogra Airport (IXB) (75km/3hrs)
Arrival at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP)/ Bagdogra Airport and start your journey towards Kalimpong. Your journey towards this buzzing town will be full of serene sights of lofty green mountains and Roaring River Teesta. After freshening up you have the rest of the day to yourself, take a stroll in the around in the local market for relics and handicrafts or visit any nursery. Night stay at kalimpong.
Day 2:Kalimpong Sightseen – Lolegaon (57km/2hrs)
Breakfast at hotel and after breakfast start your local half day sightseeing of Durbin Dara Hills ,Tibetan monastery ,Durpin Monastery , Pine view Cactus Nursery ,Mangal Dham etc proceed towards Lolegaon . check into the hotel. After freshening up you are free for the rest of the day to relax and take a stroll at nearby places. Overnight sight at Lolegaon.
Day 3:Lolegaon Sightseen-Lava (22km/1.5hrs)
Breakfast at hotel and after breakfast start your sightseeing in Lolegaon, there are many places to explore around Lolegaon, the famous one being The Canopy Walk. Its a180-meters long hanging wooden tree-top bridge that goes through the dense jungle. The bridge slowly rises in height and you will find yourself walking through the tree tops amidst dense forest, making you feel ecstatic and a part of nature. At the center of the village there is a flat land opposite to the Eco-Park where you can relax and observe the nature, Lolegaon view point which offers a panoramic view of Neora Valley National Park and Mt Kanchenjunga. After sightseeing checkout of the hotel and start your journey towards Lava 22 k.m.- 1.5hsr drive . It is a quaint little town tucked away in the eastern Himalayas. It is also the paradise for the bird’s watcher since it’s located near the forested area. Reach check into the hotel. After freshening up visit Lava Monastery and watch the fading golden sunset in the Himalayan valley below the snow-capped mountain range from the Jhandidara hilltop. Overnight stay at Lava.
Day 4;Lava-Rishop (20 min.)
Wake up early in the morning and prepare yourself to see one of the most mesmerizing sunrise with an overwhelming 360degree view of snow capped mountains from Rishyap or Rishop. It’s a 20mins ride from Lava. After watching the mesmerizing sunrise, check into the hotel and freshen up. After that start your 8km trip towards Neora Valley National Park, the land of elegant Red Panda in the pristine undisturbed natural habitat with rugged inaccessible hilly terrain. The rich flora and fauna of Neora Valley National Park makes it a paradise for nature and wildlife photography. You can also capture the captivating panorama of the Kanchendzonga range, which lies in the backdrop of this national park. Neora Valley National Park is also a paradise for bird watchers. There are about 265 species of birds in this park. It is the best place to spot the rare species Rusty Bellied Shortwing Myanahs, Swallows, Flycatchers and Parakeets are common. After basking in the glory of Mother Nature head towards Rishop. After arriving at hotel you are free for the rest of the day to relax. Overnight stay at Rishop.
Day 5: Rishop- Departure (110km/3hrs)
Breakfast at Hotel and after breakfast say your farewell to this beautiful hamlet tucked in the Himalayan region. While returning to NJP/IXB see the breathtaking view of the lush greenery and cool blue waters from coronation bridge a perfect way to end your trip.