Itinerary:WO 15 OB – 07N & 08D – SITTONG (02N) – CHATAKPUR ( 02N) – BARAMANGWA (02N) – RIKISUM (01N)
Duration:07 NIGHTS & 08 DAYS
Highlights:SITTONG, CHATAKPUR, BARAMANGWA, RIKISUM
Day 01 : Arrival & transfer to Sittong
On arrival meet & greet atNew Jalpaiguri railway (NJP) station then transfer to Sittong via Sevoke – Kalijhora – Mungpoo ( 65km , 2– 2 ½ hrs. drive approx.).Post lunch visit RabindraSmritiBhaban , Cinchona plantation . Simbodium orchid garden – provides rare orchids &flowers.Evening enjoy your time amongst orange orchard.Overnight stay at Sittong.
Day 02 : Sittong village tour
Post breakfast visit the Lepcha church ( 150 years old) once made of bamboo during British era , visit Sittong view point – provides beautiful view of Sittong valley , lush green tea garden at Sittong 1 , Teest view point in Sittong 1 - provides excellent view of River Teesta , on a clear day Mt.Kanchenjunga can be visible from here.Overnight stay at Sittong.
Day 03:Transfer to Chatakpur
Post breakfast proceed for Chatakpur( 40 km , 2 ½ hrs. drive approx.).Chatakpur is situated at an altitude of 7800 feet from sea level.It is comes under Senchal wildlife sanctuary , the habitat of Leopard , Himalayan black bear , barking deer , spotted deer , different species of birds , butterfly .Over night stay at Chatakpur.
Day 04:Chatakpur village tour
Early morning enjoy the sunrise with a magnificent view of Mt.Kanchenjunga (2 min. uphill walk). Post breakfast proceed for a jungle trek with an expert guide , visit the drinking point of wildlife , the drinking point said to be sacred by the locals ,Rest of the spent touring the village , know the livelihood , organic farming , medicinal plant /or one can opt for Nature trek to Labda village or Sixeen village through dense forest of Senchal wildlife sanctuary.Overnight stay at Chatakpur.
Day 05:Transfer to Baramangwa Farmhouse
Post breakfast check out & proceed for Baramangwa( 30 km , 2 ½ hrs. drive approx.).It provides some great view of landscapes, Kalimpong city , mountain & other unexplored village.Overnight stay at Baramangwa.
Day 06 : Explore Baramangwa
Post breakfast proceed for day trip to Takdah Cantonment , Takdah orchid garden , Tukdah club established on 1911 , Takdah monastery ,RungliRongliopt tea garden.Overnight stay at Baramangwa.
Day 07:Transfer to Rikisum
Post breakfast proceed Rikisum ( 44 km , 2 – 2 ½ hrs. drive approx.) via Lamahata , Peshok tea garden , Teesta – Rangeetview.On the way visit Deolo view point , Dr.Grahams home , Army gold course ( drive pass) , Pine view cactus nursery.Overnight stay at Rikisum.
Day 08:Transfer to New Jalpaiguri railway (NJP) station / Bagdogra Airport (IXB)
Early morning hike up to view point ( 20 min. walk ) to witness Mt.Kanchenjunga with beautiful sunrise , Damsang fort – Theabandonedbritishfort.Post breakfast proceed for New Jalpaiguri railway (NJP) station /Bagdogra Airport (IXB) (86km, 2½ - 3 hrs. drive approx.) visit Lamahatta view point , Peshok tea garden , TeestaRangeet view point ( Lover’s point).Tours ends.