Sikkim Darjeeling

Mystical Mountains!

1N Kalimpong, 2N Gangtok, 2N Peeling, 2N Darjeeling | Duration: 08 days

Itinerary:

Day 1: Bagdogra Airport / NJP Station – Kalimpong
Arrival at Bagdogra airport and then you will be greeted by our representative. Depart for Kalimpong, and on arrival, check in to your hotel. Evening at leisure O/N Kalimpong (D)

Day 2: Kalimpong - Gangtok
After breakfast, depart for local sightseeing to places like Durpin Dara View Point, Zang Dhok Palri Phodang Monastery, Army Golf Course.  After lunch visit Graham’s Home, Deolo View Point, Pine View orchid nursery, Mangaldham Temple. Depart for Gangtok and Enroute; one may opt for White Water Rafting in Teesta. On arrival at Gangtok, check in to your hotel. Evening at your own leisure. You may want to take a stroll around the main market. O/N Gangtok (B, D)

Day 3: Tsongo Lake with Baba Mandir Excursion
After breakfast, drive to Tsongo Lake to enjoy Snow and Yak Ride at the high altitude Alpine Lake and proceed further to Legendary Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. Back to hotel for lunch, afternoon at leisure O/N Gangtok (B, D)
Optional tour to Nathu la (14000Ft / 4200M) on China Border can also be arranged for Indian Nationals only on special request at an additional cost.

Day 4: Gangtok - Pelling
After breakfast, check out from Gangtok and drive to Pelling in West Sikkim via Rabangla. Enroute Optional visit to Temi Tea Garden and Sumdruptse Statue. On arrival at Pelling, check in to your hotel. Evening at your own leisure. O/N Pelling (B, D)

Day 5: Pelling
After breakfast, depart for full day Pelling city tour visiting places like Pemayangtse Monastery, Khecheopalri Lake, Kanchenjunga Falls and Rimbi Falls. Post lunch; visit Rubduntse Ruins (walking) and Helipad - Kanchenjunga View Point. Return to the hotel by evening. O/N Pelling (B, D)

Day 6: Pelling – Darjeeling
After breakfast, Check out from Pelling and drive to Darjeeling, enjoy the beautiful Rangeet River Valley on the way. On arrival at Darjeeling, check in to your hotel. Evening at your own leisure, O/N Darjeeling (B, D)

Day 7: Darjeeling
After breakfast, depart for full day Darjeeling city tour visiting places like Tiger Hill Sunrise Point, Batasia Loop and Ghoom Monastery. Post Lunch in the afternoon, visit 7 points covering Darjeeling Zoo and Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Tea garden, Tenzing Rock and Gombu Rock, Tibetan Refugee center (Closed on Sunday) and Lebong Race Course Area. You may want to take a stroll around the Mall in the evening. O/N Darjeeling (B, D)

Price per person:

Darjeeling

Regional Facts:

Average Altitude: 2134 metres
Population: 109160 in Darjeeling
Local Languages: Hindi, Nepali, Bengali, Lepcha and English
ATM’s Available: State Bank of India, HDFC Bank, Corporation Bank, Union Bank of India (Still advisable to carry Hard Cash)
Networks: Airtel and BSNL are present there; others please check your operator’s collaboration
Average Temperature: Max 24 / Min 8 Summer Temperatures
Max 14 / Min 3 Winter Temperatures

Strong Suggestions in Darjeeling:

Bookshop: The Oxford Book and Stationery Company
Pub in town: Joeys Pub
Bakery must haves: Keventers Snack Bar
Coffee shops: Hot Stimulating Cafe, Frank Ross Cafe
Glenary’s offers Hot Lemon Ginger Honey / Baked Beans / Other Continental variants at its best
Enjoy South Indian Cuisine at Amigo’s.
Buy handmade cheeses at Keventers Snack Bar

Gangtok

Regional Facts:

Average Altitude: 1677 metres
Population: 29890 in Gangtok and 590000 of the complete Sikkim State
Local Languages: Nepali, Hindi, English, Tibetan, Bhutia and Lepcha
ATM’s Available: State Bank of India / UCO Bank (Still advisable to carry Hard Cash)
Networks: Airtel and BSNL are present there; others please check your operator’s collaboration
Average Temperature: Max 25 / Min 6 Summer Temperatures
Max 9 / Min 3 Winter Temperatures

Strong Suggestions in Gangtok:

Tibetan Handicrafts and items: Lal Bazaar
Bakery must haves: Cafe Tibet
Coffee shops / Cafes: Quickbite, Little Italy
Yak Bar and Restaurant serves good Indian Food and The Poppy Restaurant below serves Chinese Meals
Blue Sheep Restaurant is an excellent and a classy restaurant, serves good Chinese and Indian Food.

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis as per package selected
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • To & fro airport transfers
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • All transportation by an exclusive AC Vehicle (AC will be switched off in the hills)
  • All taxes

Exclusions:

  • Any kind of personal expenses or optional ours  / extra meals ordered
  • Rafting charges
  • Any entry fees
  • Any sightseeing in Delhi
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Inclusions”
  • Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls
  • Any kind of drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)
  • Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary / stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and / or any factors beyond control

Terms & Conditions:

  • 60% payment to be deposited at the time of booking confirmation
  • All the prices mentioned above are valid between 01st October 2012 and 31st March 2013
  • Supplement charges applicable for Diwali (05th November 2012 – 20th November 2012) and Christmas period (20th December 2012 to 05th January 2013).
  • For cancellation please contact us for further Terms and Conditions
  • Three Sixty Degree Himalaya Travel Pvt. Ltd. reserves the right to cancel / modify the tour without any prior notice / permission.

Hotels Used:

Location Deluxe
Gangtok Hotel Rendezvous / Similar
Darjeeling Sterling Resorts / Similar
Pelling Tashigang Resorts / Similar

 

Cancellation Policy for Land Packages:

  • No amount will be deducted if booking is cancelled at least 30 days in advance from the trip start date(excluding the trip start date)
  • 25 % of the total amount will be deducted if booking is cancelled at least 15 days in advance from the trip start date(excluding the trip start date)
  • 50 % of the total amount will be deducted if booking is cancelled at least 07 days in advance from the trip start date (excluding the trip start date)
  • No amount will be refunded if the booking is cancelled within 07 days from the trip start date(excluding the trip start date)

Cancellation Policy for Flight Inclusive Packages: 

  • No amount will be deducted if booking is cancelled at least 45 days in advance from the trip start date (excluding the trip start date)
  • 25 % of the total amount will be deducted if booking is cancelled at least 30 days in advance from the trip start Date (excluding the trip start date)
  • 50 % of the total amount will be deducted if booking is cancelled at least 15 days in advance from the trip start date (Excluding the trip start date)
  • No amount will be refunded if the booking is cancelled within 15 days from the trip start date (excluding the trip Start date)