Itinerary:WO 13 OB – 8N & 9D - LATPANCHOR (01N) – CHATAKPUR ( 02N) – TUKDAH ( 01N) – RIKISUM ( 02N) – SUNTALEKHOLA ( 01N) – MURTI ( 01N)
Duration:08 NIGHTS & 09 DAYS
Highlights:LATPANCHOR, CHATAKPUR, TUKDAH, RIKISUM, SUNTALEKHOLA, MURTI
Day 1 : Arrival & transfer to Latpanchor
On arrival at New Jalpaiguri (NJP) railway station / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) meet & greet &session then proceed to Latpanchar , under Maghananda wildlife sanctuary ( 45 km , 2hrs. drive approx.) – Visit , Lalkothi – Mahanada forest – Namthingpokhari or Salamandar lake , 150 years old lepchagumpha.Overnight stay at Latpanchor.
Day 2 : Transfer to Chatakpur
- After breakfast proceed for Chatakpur via Bagura ( 40 km , 2 hrs. drive approx.).The drive is through Senchal wildlife sanctuary , one can sight Leopard , Himalayan black bear , Deer on their eye.Post lunch visit the beautiful village comprises of 18 families.Overnight stay at Chatakpur.
Day 3 : Sunrise walk & nature trail
Early morning proceed for the sunrise from view point ( 10 min. uphill walk).Experience the magnificent Mt.Kanchenjunga (subject to clear weather) & beautiful sunrise just backside of famous Tiger Hill.After breakfast proceed for a small trek to nearest Jungle with an expert guide .One can opt for trek to the nearest village Sixeen " Paradise for bird watchers.Overnight stay at Chatakpur.
Day 4 :Transfer to Tukdah Tea Estate
Post breakfast check out & transfer to Tukdah via Tinchuley , Baramangwa , Tukdah Cantonment , Orchid centre.The drive is through lush green tea garden is a delight for sore eyes.Overnight stay at Tukdah.
Day 5 :Tea tour
Morning experience snowcapped mountain from your stay.Post breakfast visit Tukdah Tea Garden , experience tea leaf plucking , tea producing , tea factory .Tukdah is close to coniferous forests where small treks and strolls are ,One can go for white water rafting at Melli ( 16 km , 40 min. drive approx.)subject to availability .Overnight stay at Tukdah Tea Estate.
Day 6 : Transfer to Rikisum
Post breakfast proceed for Rikisum ( 45 km , 2 hrs. drive approx.) via Lamahatta , Peshok Tea Garden &Kalimpong.VisitDeolo view point , Dr.Grahams home , Pine view cactus nursery , Army gold course (outer view) .Overnight stay at Rikisum.
Day 7 : Day trip to Sillarygaon , Reshikhola
Early morning hike up to Rikisum view point to get a view of snow capped mountain &Damsangfort.Post breakfast proceed for a day trip to Pedong ( 14 km ) , Sillarygaon ( 22km ) , Reshikhola ( 25km) mandatory 20 min walk to reach Reshikhola.Overnight stay at Rikisum.
Day 8 :Proceed to Suntalekhola
Post check out proceed for Suntalekhola (101 km, 3 – 3 ½ hrs. drive approx.) via Lava , Gorubathan , the drive is delight for nature lover.Overnight stay at Suntalekhola.
Day 9 : Day trip Jhalong , Bindu , Samsing& transfer to Murti
Post breakfast check out & proceed for Lataguri (37 km , 1 ½ hrs. drive approx).visit Suntalekhola ( Santala means – Orange &Khola means – river) , this place is famous for delicious orange &Murti river that flows through it , JaldhakaHydel project also attracts many tourist apart from it Jhalong , Bindu , rocky island are the three most visited spot for its natural beauty & never ending green valley. Overnight stay Murti.
Day 10 : Jungle safari / watch tower visit & transfer to Station / Airport
Early morning enjoy spectacular jungle safari / watch tower visit.Post breakfast check out & proceed for day trip to JalpeshMandir , JatileshwarMandirGajoldoba Tourism Hub.After that transfer to New Mal. Junction ( 24km ) / New Jalpaiguri railway station (65km) / Bagdogra Airport (78km).Tours ends.
** If stay at Murti Tourist Lodge all taxes / extra bed cost to be paid directly on spot by the visitors himself.