Experience North East

8 Nights / 9 Days

Itinerary
Day 1 : (Darjeeling) Arrival and Transfer to Darjeeling

Our representative will be there to receive the Guest at New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction) – He will be assisting for the transfer - Darjeeling - Nearly 105 kilometers 3 ½ - 4 hours drive – At an height of 2123 meters / 70001 feet lies the land of breathtaking beauty, sloping tea gardens with spectacular views of the Mount Everest is the Queen of the hills – It is also home to the famous World Heritage train – The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) - Check into hotel – Evening free to roam around Mall or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Darjeeling.

 

Day 2 : (Darjeeling) Darjeeling Local Sight Seeing (Half Day)

Early morning at around 3:45 AM drive to 8000 feet / 2440 meters through primitive forests of oak, magnolia to Tiger Hill to view sunrise over Kanchendzonga Peak (subject to clear weather) – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop – On the way back visit Ghoom Monastery, Peace memorial & Batasia Loop – Back to hotel for breakfast - After breakfast rest for half an hour After breakfast next round of sight seeing - Half Day city tour includes Padmaja Naidu Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (Closed on Thursday), Ropeway, Tensing Gumpo Rock, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center (Closed on Sunday), Tea Estate, Natural History Museum (Sunday Closed), Peace Pagoda – Back to hotel – Evening free to stroll around the area - Overnight stay at Darjeeling.

 

Day 3 : (Pelling) Transfer to Kalimpong

Early morning Breakfast - After breakfast drive 65 kilometers 1 ½ - 2 hours transfer to the Kalimpong - Kalimpong situated on the foothills of the Himalayas is a green destination at an altitude of 1243 meters / 4078 feet - It is a historical destinations with bustling market, colorful people and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range – There are some old buildings and British age architectural buildings of historical importance – Kalimpong is an Historical Town and was known during the prehistoric period, lies in the Silk Route - Check into hotel Evening free to roam around the any of the hundred nurseries or the Local market area - Overnight stay at Kalimpong.

 

Day 4 : (Pelling) Sight Seeing in Kalimpong

Morning breakfast in hotel – Drive for sight seeing - Kalimpong situated on the foothills of the Himalayas is a green destination at an altitude of 1243 meters / 4078 feet - It is a historical destinations with bustling market, colorful people and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range - The scenic beauty on the way are beautiful and there are lot of shops selling antics and local handicraft worth buying – Drive for sight seeing tour through scenic road to Forest Museum (Closed On Thursday), Deolo Hill, Hanuman Mandir, Dr Graham Homes, Durbin Monastery, Mangaldham, Pine View Nurseries (Cactus Only) - Back to Kalimpong Hotel– Evening free to roam around the any of the hundred nurseries or the Local market area - Overnight stay at Kalimpong.

 

Day 5 : (Kalimpong) Transfer to Pelling

Transfer to Pelling via Jorethang – A drive of 140 kilometers 3 ½ - 4 hours through scenic road – Check in to the hotel – Pelling is situated at an altitude of 2072 meters / 6800 feet - On a clear day guest can get a clear view of Himalayan range with snow capped mount Pandim, Kumbhakarna, Rathong, Khangchendzonga, Zopuno, Shimbho, Narsing, Sinolchu etc - It is one of the exotic settlement with varieties of Rhododendron, Orchids, historical sites, short trek routes and wildlife – Its botanical and zoological richness is inspiring and the scenic view from the top of the ridge across deep valley to the heights of Kanchendzonga ranges is something to be seen to be believed - Yuksom, Ravangla, Rinchenpong and Namchi are some of the tourist spot nearby – Check into hotel - Evening free to roam around the small settlement - Over Night stay at Pelling.

 

Day 6 : (Kalimpong) Pelling Local sightseeing (Full Day)

After breakfast at hotel – Drive for Full Day Sight Seeing. The routes are forested and the botanical and zoological richness is inspiring. Places of visit are Rimbi water Falls, Rimbi Rock Garden, Kechopalri Lake, it is one of the holy Buddhist lake and it is believed that any wish in front of the lake comes true - Myth is that when a leaf falls on the placid clear water surface, it is picked by a bird and thus the water surface is always free of leaves, Kechopalri Monastery, Kanchenjunga water Falls, Pemayangtse Monastery, Rabdantse ruins, the scenic view from the top of the ruin to the mystic heights of Kanchendzonga ranges is something to be cherished – Back to hotel – Evening free to roam around the helipad or Shopping center - Over Night stay at Pelling.

 

Day 7 : (Gangtok) Transfer to Gangtok & Gangtok Local Sight Seeing (Half Day)

Morning breakfast and check out of the hotel – Proceed to Gangtok 135 kilometers –3 ½ - 4 hours drive – The road is scenic and the journey will be soothing due to the greenery - Sikkim is the 22nd state of India which has twice bagged the best tourist destination state – This tourist hotspot suits guest of all ages – The diversity is from tranquility to adventure, land of monastery, mystic rituals & festivals at an height of 1670 meters / 5480 feet and is the most visited spot of India - Check into hotel – Tour of Gangtok - Visit to Directorate of Handicrafts & Handloom, Research Institute of Tibetology, Do Drul Chorten (Stupa), Enchey Monastery, White Hall, Flower Show, etc – Back to hotel – Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok.

 

Day 8 : (Gangtok) Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir (Full Day)

Morning breakfast at hotel – Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir ( New ) nearly 40 kilometers - The Lake is oval shaped lake nearly 50 feet deep - Generally covered in snow for most of the year the year – This lake is home to the Brahmini ducks & many migratory birds – Nearby is the sacred Baba Mandir known to be a very holy site for all - Nathu La Pass to Republic of China is nearly 20 kilometers and is optional tour - Back to Gangtok - Evening free to roam around M G Road (Mall) or local Shopping center - Over Night stay at Gangtok (Incase of Landslide or due to any other reasons if Tshangu Lake is closed then an alternate sightseeing will be provided).

 

Day 9 : (Gangtok) Departure – Gangtok to Siliguri – Siliguri / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP) / Bagdogra Airport (IXB) / Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand (Junction)

Hotel Detail
Hotel Type Hotel Name
Standard Crown Retreat
Deluxe Golden Dolma and Spa
Premium Cider Inn
Hotel Type Hotel Name
Standard Garden Reach
Deluxe Hotel Tres
Premium Hotel Anand Portico
Hotel Type Hotel Name
Standard Green Retreat
Deluxe Crown Residency
Premium The Royal Plaza
Hotel Type Hotel Name
Standard Hotel Golden Ice
Deluxe Hotel Norling
Premium Chesnt Retreat
Price Summary
Hotel Type 2 Pax 4 Pax 6 Pax 8 Pax Extra Adult
Standard 33962 33962 19781 17696 6600
Deluxe 39110 29100 24929 22844 7480
Premium 56413 46403 42232 40147 16830
Transfers
Transport Type Travel From Travel To Vehicle Type
Sightseeing Private Car
Airport Pickup Airport Hotel Private Car
Other Info

  1. Air Fare / Train fare.
  2. Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, joy ride (Toy Train), porterage.
  3. Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  4. Entrance Fees & Guide charges.
  5. Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
  6. Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  7. Travel Insurance.
  8. GST 5% Extra.
  9. Anything which is not include in the inclusion.

  1. Minimum Cancellation is Rs. 1000 per Head.
  2. 25% Between 30-20 Days Before Tour Departure
  3. 50% Between 20-10 Days Before Tour Departure
  4. 75% Between 10-05 Days Before Tour Departure
  5. 100% on the Same Day & No show.
  6. Cancellation charges as % of Total Tour Cost.

Child Policy:

  • Child Below 5 yrs complimentary
  • Child 5 -10 yrs without extra bed as mention in cost column (CNB = Child no Bed)
  • Child 5 -10 yrs with extra bed as mention in cost column (CWB = Child with Bed)
  • Above 10 years / Extra adult with an extra bed sharing room are same & charged as per (EPSR)
  • Hotels are very strict with the child policy. Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced if asked by hotel.
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.

About Vehicles:

  • We provide exclusive vehicles in our packages.
  • A/C Santro /Wagon / Alto for 1-3 Pax including child
  • Non A/C Sumo / Max / Hard top Jeeps for 4-8 pax.
  • Innova / Scorpio / Xylo / Tavera for 6 pax including child.
  • If guest are booked for luxury vehicle, Innova / Scorpio / Xylo / Tavera will be provided as per availability.
  • Only 06 heads are allowed in 1 Innova / Xylo including child. In case the number of heads traveling increases, then the guest will have to take another vehicle.
  • In one Sumo / Max only 08 heads are allowed including child. If the number of heads traveling is more than 08, then guest will have to take another vehicle
  • Incase the guest is opting for Innova / Scorpio inform the guest to travel light with minimum baggage of one piece per person. In case of excess baggage, the guest will have to opt for an extra vehicle for carrying the excess baggage. The cost for this will be borne by guest directly


About Hotel:

  • Check-in 13:00 hrs. / Check-out time is 11:00 hrs.
  • The tourism infrastructure in Sikkim & Darjeeling is not very developed and one should not expect or compare it with the standards of plains & other developed destinations there is always scarcity of water and power in the region and so you would come across situation like water (hot) being supplied on time basis – morning & evening
  • All the accommodation are in Hill area Destination will be Non A/c
  • Hotels are very strict with the child policy. Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced if asked by hotel
  • A valid photo ID proof for all guests staying at the hotel is mandatory
  • For Extra adult in the room we will provide an extra bed (wherever possible), but most of the hotels only provide extra  mattress or roll out bed. Most of the hotels have no provision of an extra bed
  • Operator reserves the right to re-arrange itinerary to suit hotel availability without changing the total number of days in  each destination and without compromising any services.


About Transport:

  • If arrival of guest is by train at NJP Railway Station, please be informed that our executive will be there to receive the guest at the New Exit Gate (Near Escalator) or arrive at Bagdogra Airport our executive will be there with the PLA – CARD at Exit Gate on the Airport
  • The guest should always keep cool with the drivers as they are not tourism educated and come from different remote villages
  • As there is shortage of space for car parking in the entire Sikkim & Darjeeling region – guest will have to wait at the Lobby in time for the vehicle to start their sightseeing / transfers
  • We would appreciate, if the guest does not lend their ears to the drivers as most of the time they misguide the passengers. In such instances we would request them to contact our executive
  • On arrival of guests we will provide mineral water, small kits, local tour co-coordinator number & service voucher. Our representative will brief the total tour itinerary to the guest
  • As most of the services are on point to point basis, it is obvious that the drivers would also keep changing. Keeping this in mind please ensure that you do not leave your belongings in the vehicle as there is very little possibility of getting them back. Always check your baggage before leave the vehicle
  • In this sector the same vehicles will not be providing for the entire tour, it will be changed sector-wise. So we request you to inform the same to your guest to avoid any circumstance
  • If any tourist spot do not complete which falls on closing day & if they wants to do the same on next day then they have to pay the extra cost for the vehicle
  • If guests want any changes in their sightseeing schedule they should be informed to our executive previous day before 16:00 hrs, after that no changes are allowed. If the guest informs after 16:00 hrs it will be considering as a cancellation with no refund or guest will pay extra cost for reschedule the sightseeing
  • In case the guest is opting for Innova / Scorpio inform the guest to travel with minimum baggage (one baggage per person). In case of excess baggage, the guest will have to opt for an extra vehicle for carrying the excess baggage. The cost for this extra vehicle will be born by guest directly
  • Only 06 heads are allowed in 1 Innova / Scorpio / Xylo including child and 08 heads are allowed in 1 Sumo / Maxincluding child. In case the number of travelers are increases, than the guest will have to opt for the additional vehicle with an extra cost which is directly payable by the guest on spot


Terms & Conditions:

  • Every tourist should send a Xerox copy of their voter’s identity card or passport and three passport size photographs at least ten days before the tour starts. Tourists should carry their id cards at all times during the tour.
  • Company does not have any liability if the tour is cancelled or itinerary changed during the tour due to any unpredictable event
  • Company does not cover insurance in case of any accidents or loss of belongings, etc


Notes - :

  • Permit require for Tsomgo Lake. It is mandatory that guest should carry 04 copies of pass – port size photograph, original photo ID proof with photo copy(identity card – Voter ID card/Pass-port/Driving License etc) for processing the permit.
  • Permit also require for traveling to North Sikkim (Lachung & Lachen).Requires 02 more copies of passport size photographs along with original photo ID proof.
  • The above mentioned hotels will be confirmed as per the room availability. Otherwise we will confirm similar category.
  • The rates quoted in the packages are on per person basis, valid for Indian nationals & till 31st Mar of the current year (High seasons surcharge 20% will be applicable from 20TH Dec – 05TH Jan)

  1. Accommodation on twin Sharing Basis
  2. Meal Plan -[ Std and Dlx with Breakfast ] and [ Premiums with Breakfast and Dinner ]
  3. Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing. Please brief to guest that vehicle will not be at disposal it will be available to guest as per itinerary only (point to point basis)
  4. All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
  5. Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.