DARJEELING / GANGTOK & LACHUNG (08N / 09D)

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  • Duration: 9 days
  • Starting Price: ₹ 27,800

If you want to see nature’s real beauty then a visit to North East India is a must. North East India has some real surprises for the travelers coming here. The North Eastern India has its own charm that will sweep you off your feet. Come here for once and lose yourself in its charismatic magic.

Day 1
BAGDOGRA / NEW JALPAIGURI – DARJEELING
Welcome on arrival at Bagdogra Airport / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and transfer to Darjeeling (95kms/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. It is the place of Dorje, the mystic thunderbolt of the Lama-Religion. 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 2
DARJEELING LOCAL SIGHTSEEING THREE POINTS (4 AM TO 7AM) & BEST POINTS (9.30 HRS TO 13.30HRS OR 14.00HRS TO 18.00 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), Ropeway (entry fees not included), walk around visit to the Mall and Local Market (Closed on Thursday). Evening Free for shopping & individual activity,

Overnight at hotel

Day 3
DARJEELING TO GANGTOK
Morning transfer to Gangtok (105kms/4hrs). At an altitude of 5500ft Gangtok is the capital of the state of Sikkim. It is a beautiful and clean town promising of the best monasteries and landscapes. Evening free for individual activity and leisure,

Overnight at hotel.

Day 4
GANGTOK LOCAL SIGHTSEEING (9.30 AM TO 1.30 PM OR 2.00 PM TO 6.00 PM)

Morning start 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 5
EXCURSION TRIP TO TSOMGO LAKE & BABA MANDIR.
AM start for a half day trip to Tsomgo lake (12400ft), 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; further 12Kms visit the Baba Mandir dedicated to the memory of soldier Harbhajan Singh. Evening free at Gangtok for shopping and individual activity.

Day 6
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 7
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, Evening free,

Overnight at Hotel.

Day 8
LACHUNG TO GANGTOK
Morning after breakfast transfer to Gangtok (117kms/5hrs).

Overnight at hotel. 

Day 9
GANGTOK – BAGDOGRA / NEW JALPAIGURI
Morning Transfer to Bagdogra Airport / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (115kms/ 5hrs), Tour Ends.

TOUR PACKAGE PRICE

[Package Cost Valid from 01st Apr’2016 to 30th Sep’2016]

CATEGORY PLAN 02 Pax 04 Pax 06 Pax EB CWOB CWB MEAL SUPPLEMENT
BUDGET CP 27800 19600 17750 8850 5200 8850 2874
STANDARD CP 35150 26900 25100 10800 6200 10800 3234
DELUXE CP 36950 28750 27900 12050 7000 12050 3774
SUPER DELUXE MAP 52300 44050 42250 23100 16000 23100 N/A
PREMIUM MAP 58600 50350 48550 28150 16700 28150 N/A

HOTELS ENVISAGED

DESTINATION PREMIUM SUPER DELUXE DELUXE STANDARD BUDGET
Gangtok Mt. Siniolchu / Similar Keepsa Residency / Similar New Orchid / Similar Hotel Rendezvous (DLX Room) / Similar Lavanya Retreat  / Similar
Darjeeling Viceroy (Attic Room) /Similar Little Tibet /Similar Hermitage /  Similar  Anand Palace  / Similar Hotel North Star / Similar
Lachung Yarlam Resort (Valley View) / Similar Yarlam Resort (Non – Valley View) / Similar Lecoxy Resort / Similar Norling Zimkhang / Similar Golden Valley / Similar
  • 08 Nights Accommodation on Twin Sharing basis at the above mentioned hotels.
  • Budget / Standard & Deluxe Categories are on bed & Breakfast Basis.
  • Super Deluxe & Premium Categories are on Breakfast & Dinner Basis.
  • 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 & Best Points exclusive appropriate sized non A/c vehicle
  • All Parking Charges.
  • Assistance on arrival.
  • All currently applicable Taxes except 4.50% Government Service Tax 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
  • GST 4.50%.
  • Any Indian National visiting Sikkim is required to carry a Photo ID Proof (Voter ID / Passport / Driving License – with address) in order to obtain Tsomgo 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.
  • All domestic Hotels/Transport rates are based on current tariff & subject to change without prior notification; the revised rates will be charged extra.
  • All arrangements made by TDS are in the capacity of an agent only.
  • TDS will not be liable for claims or expenses arising from circumstances beyond our control such as accidents, injuries, delayed or cancelled flights & acts of force majeure.