Darjeeling Nestle in the splendor and beauty of immense snow-capped mountains with the mighty Kanchenjunga (King of the Mountains) dominating the somber, snowy sentinels, lies a jewel of a town -- elegant, complicated and extremely beautiful; the name of Tibetan origin means where Indra's thunderbolt or scepter rested, (Dodi-thunder bolt, Ling-place).
Sikkim, tucked away in India`s Northest corner, betwen Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal is, without question a very special part of India, beautiful, unspoilt, green, full of orchids, mountain, butterflies and monasteries, and home to some of the gentlest people you could wish to meet.
Gangtok means, aptly enough,"hill top" and the little capital of Sikkim is perched at 5500 feet high on the ridges of a valley. From Gangtok, you lookover the hillside, down and across to terraced fields, with tall, white Buddhist prayer flags fluttering in the wind, and endless stunning backdrop of towering snow capped peaks.
Kalimpong, Nestled in the lush mid ranges of the Himalayas, this hill station of "the Raj", has an incredible stunning backdrop of towering snow capped peaks.
Day 01 Bagdogra (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri (NJP) To Darjeeling :
Welcome on arrival at IXB/NJP meet our representative and transfer to Darjeeling (80kms/3hrs).Once the summer capital of India, Darjeeling is a land of infinite variety and charm. It will cater you a mix-experience of lively nature charming Himalayan people. Surrounded by Tea gardens; this little town faces some of the highest peaks of the Himalayas. Take a rest and then a walk around town to appreciate the new culture you are in. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 Darjeeling Best Points Local Sightseeing :
Early morning start for Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise and its amazing effects on the Mt. Kanchendzonga (Worlds 3rd highest peak), Visit Ghoom Monastery and Batashia Loop War Memorial while returning to the Hotel. After breakfast followed by Half day best point local sightseeing covering Japanese Temple, Peace Pagoda, Padmaja N. Zoological Garden, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tibetan Refugee Self-help Center and Rock side. After that visit to the Mall (Chowrasta) along with local Market for City Life. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 Darjeeling to Gangtok :
Morning after breakfast transfer to Gangtok (110kms/4hrs), at an altitude of 5500ft Gangtok is the Capital of Sikkim is a beautiful and clean town promising of the best monasteries and landscapes. Evening free for individual activity and leisure, overnight at hotel.
Day 04 Gangtok Local Sightseeing :
Early morning visit Hanuman Tak,Ganesh Tak,Tashi view Point(These three points are famous for watching beautiful early morning view on Mt Kanchenjunga).After breakfast best point sightseeing tour in and around this capital city of Sikkim, covering Chortan, Stupa, Institute of Tibetology Institute of Handicrafts and handlooms along with Rumtek Monastery & Dharma Chakra Centre (24Kms/45Mins), the sect of the Kargyupa Sect – one of the 4 major Tibetan Buddhist Sect,& Flower Show. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05 Excursion Trip to Tssomgo Lake & Baba Mandir :
After breakfast half-day trip to Tsomgo lake (12400ft), which is only 32 kms from Gangtok City, the oval shaped lake is almost about 1Km long, and 15 mtrs deep. The lake is considered sacred by the local people,After that visit 18 kms from the lake Baba Mandir, (temple of disappeared army personal) and back to Gangtok. Evening free at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity. Overnight at hotel. (Optional tour is, Nathula the Indo-Chaina border is 20 kms. from Tsomgo Lake - subject to availability of special permit for Indian tourist only).
Day 06 Gangtok – Kalimpong:
Morning transfer to Kalimpong (85kms/03hrs), another quiet hill station in Eastern Himalaya. Kalimpong is famous for its Orchids & Nurseries and some of the rarest cacti & Orchids can be seen. Oak, Maple and Chestnut stretch up the ridge as far as the eye can reach. Check in rest & Lunch at Hotel followed half day sightseeing in & around Kalimpong covering Durpin Dhara, Zong Dong Palri Fo-Brong Monastery and flower & Orchid Nursaries and Kalimpong Market. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07 Gangtok – Kalimpong:
Morning Transfer to IXB/NJP ( 75kms / 3hrs).
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Ø ** All transfer from Siliguri (NJP Rly. Station/ Bagdogra Airport) to different places and Sight Seeing in all places by suitable hired Non Ac Vehicle. Vehicle will be at per itinerary. Luxury vehicles can be provided with the appropriate cost on demand of guests.
Ø ** Hotel accommodation (3 nights in Darjeeling) with Breakfast (ON CP) / With Breakfast & Lunch or Dinner (ON MAP) / With Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (ON AP)
Rates or price quoted in the itinerary have been calculated at the rate prevailing at the time of sending you the quot and subject to change without any prior notice in case of currency fluctuation increase in the cost of fuel charges, change in any related tax structure, sudden change in any related hotel tariff, or transport cost increase due to change of route.
COST DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Ø ** 2.51% Government Service Tax (Mandatory – to be collected from Guests)
Ø ** Airfare, Train Fare, Insurance Premium etc.
Ø ** Payment for service provided on personal basis
Ø ** Expenses incurred due to mishap, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such cases extra will be Charged as per actual
Ø ** Cost for services which is not mentioned in “Inclusions”
Ø ** Personal expenses on items such as Laundry, Soft & Hard Drinks, Bottle Water, Incidentals, Porterage, Bell-Boy charges, Tips etc.
30 days or before prior to the starting of the tour - 10% of Package Cost
30 – 15 days prior to the starting of the tour - 25% of Package Cost
15 – 1 days prior to the starting of the tour - 50% of Package Cost
In Case of No Show - 100% of Package Cost
30 Days or before prior to the starting of the tour - No Cost
30 – 15 days prior to the starting of the tour - 10%
15 – 1 days prior to the starting of the tour - 20%
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