WONDERS OF HIMALAYAS - DARJEELING AND GANGTOK

WONDERS OF HIMALAYAS - DARJEELING AND GANGTOK
Price starting at 15999

Overview

Darjeeling and Gangtok are a magnificent blend of tranquility, luxuriant hills and panoramic views, and above all the mesmerizing beauty of the mighty Kanchanjunga. Both Darjeeling and Gangtok are famous for beautiful serene monasteries, tea plantations and orchards.

Day 1

Bagdogra / New Jalpaiguri – Darjeeling (95 kms / approx. 3 to 4 hours drive)

Upon your arrival in Bagdogra, you will meet our representative/driver at the airport or railway station & drive towards Darjeeling. On arrival check in at your pre booked hotel . Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay in Darjeeling.

Day 2

Darjeeling

Today, enjoy a full day exploring Darjeeling. Early Morning (at 04:00 am) drive to Tiger hill (8,400 ft.) to watch the spectacular sunrise over Mt. Khangchendzongha (28,208 ft. Worlds 3rd highest peak), on your way back visit Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. Visit the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, which has attracted world attention by successfully breeding endangered species like the snow leopard and red panda. Proceed to the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute- it offers training in mountain climbing, and maintains a fascinating museum of memorabilia. Examine the Tenzing Gumbo Rock, which is a huge natural rock specially arranged for the rock climbers to train on behalf of the Mountaineering Institute. At north point is India's oldest passenger ropeway. It is 5 km long and connects Darjeeling with Singla bazaar on the little Ranjeet river at the bottom of the valley. Visit a Tea Estate… Darjeeling tea, famously known as the champagne of teas, is generally regarded as the world's best tea. Observe the tea manufacturing process. Later, visit the Peace Pagoda, which stands as the symbol of spirituality and peace. Four statues of Buddha are glistening with gold polish and eight sandstone carvings depicting the different stages of Buddha’s life adorn the walls of the Pagoda. Return to hotel for overnight stay in Darjeeling.

Day 3

Darjeeling - Gangtok (105 Kms / approx. 4 to 5 hours drive)

After breakfast, drive to Gangtok. 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. Gangtok is truly a traveler's delight. Evening at leisure . Overnight stay in Gangtok.

Day 4

Excursion to Tsomgo lake &Baba Mandir

Today, enjoy half day sightseeing tour of Tsomgo lake - Tsogmo Lake or Changu Lake is a glacial lake in the East Sikkim, India, approximately 40 kilometers / 25 miles away from Gangtok at altitude of nearly 3780 meters / 12400 feet. The lake is about a kilometer is length and oval in shape. It is considered sacred by the local people and it applies to most of the high altitude lake in Sikkim. A small temple of Lord Siva is constructed on the lake side. This lake remains frozen during then blooms, including the rhododendrons, various species of primulas, blue and yellow poppies, irises etc. The Tsomgo lake derives its water from the melting snow on the mountains around. River Lungtze Chu originates from the Tsomgo lake Sikkim and meets the Rangpo-chu further down its course Also visit Baba Mandir, Baba" Harbhajan Singh (August 3, 1941 – October 4, 1968) was an Indian army soldier who died near the Nathula Pass in India. He was revered by the soldiers of the Indian army who have built a shrine in his honor near the Lake at an altitude of around 4000 meters / 13123 feet. The Mandir has two approachable road one via Gangtok the other is via Rongli. This temple has gained popularity in the last few years due to its history and belief of the followers. Return to hotel & overnight stay in Gangtok.

Day 5

Gangtok – Bagdogra / New Jalpaiguri (114 Kms/ approx. 5 to 6 hours drive)

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Bagdogra Airport / New Jalpaiguri Railway Station for your onward journey

Inclusions

  • 2 nights accommodation in Darjeeling.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Gangtok.
  • Daily buffet breakfast in Standard category
  • Daily buffet breakfast & dinner in deluxe & premium category
  • Non A/C vehicle for all transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • All applicable taxes.

Exclusions

  • Any Airfare or Train fare
  • Expenses of personal nature.
  • All entrances & guide charges.
  • Cost arising due to flight cancellation/road blockades/landslides and reasons beyond our control.
  • Any other items/services not mentioned in “ Inclusions “.

Important Information

  • Permit require for Tsomgo Lake. It is mandatory that guest should carry 02 copies of passport size photograph, original photo ID proof with photo copy (identity card – Voter ID card / Pass-port / Driving License /) for processing the permit. PAN Card / Aadhar Card are not acceptable for issuance of the Permit.
  • Rates are valid for Indian nationals only.
  • Vehicle will be provided as per itinerary only & not on disposal basis.
  • Mandatory surcharge will be applicable from 1st May to 5th June'18 travel bookings.

Date & Price

Select Hotel Category

Holiday Price

Room Type Total Price(INR) Validity
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 15999.00 23 Oct 2019 - 05 Jan 2020
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 21999.00 23 Oct 2019 - 05 Jan 2020
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 27999.00 23 Oct 2019 - 05 Jan 2020

Accommodation

City Name Hotel Name
Darjeeling Hotel North Star
Gangtok Royal Oaks
Darjeeling Viceroy
Gangtok Hotel Flora Fountain
Darjeeling Pink Mountain
Gangtok Lemon Tree Hotel
Note : Hotels are subject to change due to availability reasons, and may be substituted with others of similar category and star rating.

Terms & Conditions

  • Price mentioned is on per person basis for two persons travelling together and sharing same room.
  • The above package rate is not valid during national holidays, festivals, long weekends, Christmas and New Year.
  • Bookings are subject to availability of rooms with the hotels.
  • The guest must carry photo identification like Passport/Driving License/Voter ID Card IN ORIGINAL at the point of check in at the hotel.

Cancellation Charges

No of days prior to departure Charges Applied On
0-7 Days 100 % Package price per person
8-14 Days 75 % Package price per person
15-29 Days 50 % Package price per person
30-45 Days 25 % Package price per person

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