Friday, July 10, 2009


32 members of the KDO Sr. Citizen's club toured Kolcata, Sikkim, Darjeeling, & Bhutan from 18th April to 5th May 2009. They travelled by train from Mumbai to Kolcata, Kolcata to New Jalpaiguri and New Jalpaiguri to Mumbai. The tour included travel by AC III tier and stay at 3 Star Hotels in Gangtok, 1 night in Lachung, 2 nights in Pelling, 2 nights in Darjeeling, 2 nights in Puncholing & 2 nights in Thimpu
They visited Yumthang Valley, Zero Point, Changu Lake, and Nathula Border. They did white river rafting in Testa River for 20km. They got to view glorious sunrises in the Darjeeling mountains as they travelled in the famous Toy Train from Ghoom through towns and parks to Darjeeling Junction. On the way saw many beautiful waterfalls, beautiful parks, pagodas, monastries, & the famous Kanchanjuga snowcapped mountain.