Day - 01: Bagdogra (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri (NJP) - 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 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 Tsongo 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.
Day - 06 : Gangtok to 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 : Kalimpong – Bagdogra (IXB) / New Jalpaiguri ( NJP )
Morning Transfer to IXB/NJP ( 75kms / 3hrs). Tour End.
1. All the Categories are Calculated on the basis of Non AC regular vehicle like ( Indica, Vista, Sumo, Maxx, Wagon R etc)
2. Luxury Vehicle ( Innova / Xylo / Scorpio) can be provided as per demand and with suppliment cost
3. Vehicle will be provided on Point to Point basis and as per itinerary. In Hills it is not possible to provide vehicle on disposal basis
4. In Luxury vehicle 06 Passengers and in Sumo / Maxx 08 passengers are allowed. In case number of guests increase another vehicle to be provided on extra cost.
Important Information for Darjeeling Tour Package
Early Morning Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop & Ghoom Monastery tour starts around 4.00 Am to 4.30 AM
Rest of the Darjeeling local sightseeing start around 9 AM
In hills, vehicle movements are strictly restricted and parking in front of hotels are time bound. So it is requested to follow the time given for local sightseeing and transfers properly
There are 06 numbers of Joy Ride services in Darjeeling. Joy Ride tour covers Darjeeling – Ghoom – Darjeeling ( 14 Kms) route and takes almost two hours to complete . Joy ride starts at 8 AM in the morning. Three number rides are by Diesel Engine and rest of the three rides are by Steam Engine. Fare is Rs. 1095.00 Per Passenger for Steam Engine ride and Rs. 625.00 Per Passenger for Diesel Engine ride
Darjeeling to Gangtok takes 4.30 to 5 Hrs
Darjeeling Ropeway timings are 10 AM to 2 PM in season and 10 AM to 4 PM in off season. Ropeway Ticket cost Rs. 150.00 Per Adult and Rs. 75.00 Per Child ( 3 to 8 Years)
If Vehicle is to be kept waiting for Ropeway ridings in Darjeeling & Gangtok, then halting charge will be extra
HMI and ZOO are closed on Thursday. Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre is closed on Sunday
Gangtok local sightseeing starts 8.30 in the morning
For Tsongo Lake & Baba Mandir tour vehicle reports before or on 7.30 AM at hotel. If guests can't catch the vehicle by that stipulated time, then they will have to go to stand on their own, because from 8 AM to Evening 7 PM vehicle movements are restricted. Only Luxury vehicles, ie. Innova / Scorpio/Xylo can operate after the before mentioned time
Nathula Pass permit issues by Indian Army on the very day of the journey depending on the border situation and road condition. If permit obtained then the extra cost, whatever is actual to be paid in Gangtok before starting the journey
Nathula closes on Monday & Tuesday
Always carry Original Photo ID Card while on tour
Inclusions for Darjeeling Tour Package
Accommodation & Meals as per plan.
All inter transfers & sightseeing as per Itinerary by Suitable NON AC Vehicle. Guests can choose Luxury vehicle ie. Innova/Xylo/Scorpio with supplimentary cost. ( PLS. NOTE THAT VEHICLE WILL NOT BE ON DISPOSAL. IT WILL BE PROVIDED AS PER ITINERARY AND POINT TO POINT BASIS)
News paper and bottled water on arrival.
All parking and permit charges.
Assistance on arrival.
Exclusions for Darjeeling Tour Package
Airfare, Train Fare, Insurance Premium etc.
Toy Train Journey
Entry Fee to Any Monument, Park, Museum, Monastery or any other visiting places.
Any Extra Food except the Meal Plan chosen
Payment for service provided on personal basis
Expenses incurred due to mishap, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such cases extra will be charged as per actual
Cost for services which is not mentioned in “Inclusions”
Personal expenses on items such as Laundry, Soft & Hard Drinks, Bottle Water, Incidentals, Porterage, and Bell-Boy charges, Tips etc.
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