Kalimpong, Darjeeling, Gangtok, Lachung and Peeling

>>Kalimpong, Darjeeling, Gangtok, Lachung and Peeling

Kalimpong, Darjeeling, Gangtok, Lachung and Peeling

Includes

  • Flights

  • Hotels

  • Transfers

  • City Tours

  • Sightseeings

  • Breakfast

  • Taxes

Duration

11 Nights / 12 Days

 

Highlights

Bagdogra, Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling, Gangtok, Kalimpong, Pelling, Lachung, Pemayangtse, Yumthang Valley & Tsomo Lake

  • 11 Nights Accommodation on Twin Sharing basis at the above mentioned hotels.
  • Arrival & Departure transfers by exclusive non-A/c Tata Sumo or Similar vehicle excluding Gangtok Sightseeing (Ex. NJP/IXB).
  • One half day city tour of Gangtok & Day Trip to Tsomgo Lake.
  • 02 Nights trip to Lachung & Yumthang Valley Ex Gangtok along with all meals.
  • One Full day sightseeing’s at Darjeeling covering 03 & 07 Points exclusive appropriate sized non A/c vehicle.
  • One half day sightseeing each at Pelling & Kalimpong
  • All Parking Charges.
  • Assistance on arrival.
  • All currently applicable Taxes except 3.09 % Government Service Tax (If Applicable)
  • Guide Charges
  • Porter Charges
  • Entry Fees
  • Personal Expenses: such as Laundry, Telephone Calls, Alcoholic & Non Alcoholic Beverages, Food (if not included)
  • Additional Sightseeing or usage of vehicle not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • High Season Surcharge
  • Government Service Tax

DAY 01: BAGDOGRA TO KALIMPONG.

Welcome on arrival at Bagdogra Airport and Transfer to Kalimpong (65kms / 02hrs), a quiet hill resort in eastern Himalaya. Kalimpong is famous for its Orchids & Nurseries and some of the 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 at Hotel. Evening visit the local market to have an in depth knowledge about the local culture and community.

DAY 02: KALIMPONG SIGHTSEEING AND TRANSFER TO PELLING.

Breakfast at the hotel followed half day sightseeing in and around Kalimpong Covering Zong Dog Plair Fo- Brong Monastery (Durpin Dara Monastery ) ,Flower & Orchid Nurseries, Dello Hill. Later transfer to Pemayangtse (85Kms/3hrs). Located at an altitude of 6,800 ft, Pemayangtse is a very small Himalayan village in West Sikkim. Pelling is the nearest motor able point from Mt. Kanchendzonga, worlds 03rd highest peak, offers a good sunrise and all day long view of Kanchendzonga and the entire Eastern Himalayan range.

DAY-03: PEMAYANGTSE LOCAL SIGHTSEEING (9.30 HRS TO 1.30HRS OR 2 HRS TO 6 HRS)

After breakfast start for half day sightseeing in an around Pemayangtse, covering Rimbi Falls, Sacred Khecheopalri Lake, Kanchendzonga Falls & Rimbi Rock Garden, Pemayangtse Monastery – the 2nd oldest monastery of Sikkim, & Darap Village. Evening free for individual activity and leisure.

DAY-04: PEMAYANGTSE TO GANGTOK.

Morning transfer to Gangtok (123kms/6.5hrs). At an altitude of 5500ft Gangtok is the capital of the state 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-05: GANGTOK LOCAL SIGHTSEEING (9.30 HRS TO 1.30HRS OR 2 HRS TO 6 HRS)

Morning starts the half day sightseeing in and around this capital City of Sikkim, covering Chortan (Stupa,) Institute of Tibetology (Closed on Sunday) Institute of Handicrafts and handlooms (Closed on Sunday), Ranka Monastery & Jakhri water falls. Evening free for individual activity and leisure, overnight at hotel.

DAY-06: EXCURSION TRIP TO TSOMGO LAKE.

AM start for a half day trip to Tsomgo lake (12400ft), which is only 32kms from Gangtok City, the lake is almost about 1Km long, oval in shape and 15 mtrs deep. The lake is considered sacred by the local people, Evening free at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity.

DAY-07: GANGTOK TO LACHUNG.

AM Pickup from your hotel at Gangtok and Transfer to Lachung (117Kms/6.5Hrs), en-route sightseeing at  Singhik View point, Chumthang Valley, Twin Falls and Vima Falls .Evening free to explore the beautiful Himalayan village by your own. Overnight at Hotel.

Day-08: DAY TRIP TO YUMTHANG VALLEY.

Early morning after breakfast start for half day excursion trip to Yumthang Valley, en-route visit Hot Spring and Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary. Some photographs of the natural scenes of Switzerland and Yumthang valley are very hard to distinguish. Yumthang, which is at an altitude of 12,000 ft., is situated about 135 km from Gangtok. April and May promises colorful flowers & Orchids, where as November end to March usually sees snows Transfer back to Lachung for Lunch followed by visit to Lachung Monastery and Govt. Cottage Industry, overnight at Hotel.

DAY-09: LACHUNG TO GANGTOK.

Morning after breakfast transfer to Gangtok (117kms/5hrs). Overnight at hotel.

DAY-10: GANGTOK TO DARJEELING.

After breakfast transfer to Darjeeling (105Kms/ 4Hrs.). Dorje, the mystic thunderbolt of the Lama-Religion was the origin of the name Darjeeling, which was first discovered by a British Captain Lloyd in the year 1829.It will cater you a mix-experience of lively nature & charming Himalayan people. It is the place of Dorje, the mystic thunderbolt of the Lama-Religion. Surrounded by Tea gardens, this little town faces some of the Himalayas highest peaks. Take rest and then walk around the town to appreciate the new culture you are in. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY-11: DARJEELING LOCAL SIGHTSEEING THREE POINTS (4 AM TO 7AM) & BEST POINTS (9.30 HRS TO 1.30HRS OR 2 HRS TO 6 HRS)

Early morning start for Tiger Hill to watch the spectacular sunrise and its amazing effects on the Mt. Kanchendzonga (World’s 3rd highest peak), Visit Ghoom Monastery and Batashia Loop War Memorial while returning to the Hotel. Breakfast at the Hotel followed by half day local Best points sightseeing covering Padmaja N. Zoological Garden (Closed on Thursday), Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Self-help Center (Closed on Sunday) walk around visit to the Mall and Local Market (Closed on Thursday). Evening Free for shopping & individual activity, overnight at hotel.

DAY-12: DARJEELING – BAGDOGRA / NEW JALPAIGURI.

Morning Transfer to Bagdogra Airport / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (95kms/ 3hrs).

LIST OF PARTNER HOTELS:

Destination

Platinum

Diamond

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Gangtok

Mt. Sinialchu / Denzong Regency/Similar

Keepsa Residency / Suhim Portico / Similar

Chumbi Residency / Le Primula / Similar

Sidlon Residency /

Hotel Rendezvous (DLX Room) /Similar

Sai Kripa / Juniper Tree / Similar

Pelling

Mt. Pandim,

Norbughang Resort. / Similar

Pachu Village Resort,

Tashigang Resort / Similar

De Regency / Similar

Newa Regency

Iff Seen village Resort / Similar

 

Iff Seen village Resort Dzimkha Resort / Pemaling / Similar

Darjeeling

Hotel New Elgin Viceroy (Attic Room) /Similar

Hotel Viceroy (Executive Room) /

Cedar Inn /Similar

Summit Grace Resort/ Sterling Silveroaks /

Anand Palace,

The Retreat,  /Similar

Hotel North Star / Hotel 717/ Similar

Kalimpong

Hotel Silver Oaks/Similar

 

Hotel Silver Oaks/Similar

Kalimpong Park / Similar

 

Sood’s Garden Retreat / Similar

Hotel Tres /  Garden Reach / Similar

Lachung

Yarlam Resort (Valley View) /Similar

Yarlam Resort (Non – Valley View) / Similar

Lecoxy Resort / Similar

Lecoxy Resort / Similar

Golden Valley / Similar

Notes: –

  • Any Indian National visiting Sikkim requires to carry a Photo ID Proof (Voter ID / Passport / PAN Card / Driving License) in order to obtain Thsongu Lake permit for the above.
  • Non Indian Passport holders are not allowed to visit Baba Mandir.
  • Non Indian Passport holders are required to obtain inner line permit.

 SERVICE HIGHLIGHT:

  1. The different hotels are combined in such a way wherein it enables the customer to get the same standard of services, facilities and hospitality in each of the destinations he is traveling. O Please note that the tourism infrastructure in Sikkim & Darjeeling Hills region is not very advanced and the client should not expect the Facilities / Amenities / Luxuries normally available in the metro cities or any other developed tourist destination such as Kerala, Rajasthan or Himachal. The check In/Out time is 12PM noon in all the hotels of Sikkim & Darjeeling Hills. Photo gallery of the hotels can be forwarded you on request.
  2. We provide “Exclusive Tourist Vehicles” customized and maintained keeping in mind the basic necessities and comfort of the travelers. Note: It’s not possible to provide a single vehicle for the entire trip in Darjeeling, Gangtok & Pemayangtse due to some unwritten rules by the locals, therefore all the above transfers and sightseeing will be on point to point basis and in most of the cases we will keep replacing the vehicle with a similar one. Inconvenience regretted.
  3. Upon arrival at Airport / Railway Station, all guests are greeted and welcomed by our trained, equipped and professional representative who gives a briefing about the tour and regularly stay-in-touch with the guest until the tour ends. We also have our local representative at most of the destinations for regular meet and assist during the tour. This way the client never has the feeling of being left alone in an unknown destination. NOTE: Please care to look for our representative holding placard in his name. In Bagdogra Airport our representative will be standing outside the Exit Gate. There are 02 exit gates in NJP Railway station and the guests are requested to come to the Old/Main Exit Gate near the Ticket Counters to meet our representative.
  4. Transfer from NJP/ Bagdogra are provided from 0600Hrs to 1600Hrs, so please ensure that the Air/Rail Tickets are booked and correspond to the above timings as any of the above destinations from/to NJP / Bagdora is around 2.5 to 5Hrs drive in the hilly road and the condition of which is not safe to drive without the sufficient day light, therefore we do not operate or recommend any airport or railway station transfers between1600Hrs to 0600Hrs. However in unavoidable circumstances please recommend your client to spend one night at Siliguri and the cost supplement for the same can be sent to you on request.
  5. Please note the following points about the sightseeing tours in our itineraries along with   timings at each of the destinations and kindly advice the same to the clients:

Sl

Sightseeing

From

To

Duration

Note

1

Darjeeling 07 Points Local

0900 Hrs

1300 Hrs

04 Hours.

Only in morning or Afternoon as per any of the given timings.

13.30 Hrs

17.30 Hrs

2

Gangtok – Local City Tour

0900 Hrs

1300 Hrs

04 Hours

Please refer the itinerary.

3

Gangtok – Tshoungu Lake.

0900 Hrs

1400 Hrs

05 Hours

 

Please carefully note the opening and closing days of each of the sightseeing points given in the itinerary. Most of the 7 sightseeing points in Darjeeling are closed on Thursday s, Forests are also closed on Thursdays, In Gangtok, Institute of Tibetology Institute of Handicrafts and handlooms are closed on Sundays.  Nathula Pass is open only on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sundays and subject to the availability of permits.

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2018-06-27T19:00:09+05:30