Sikkim – Darjeeling

Sikkim, Darjeeling and Kalimpong 3 Star Package for 8 Days

2 Nights  Darjeeling, 2 Nights  Pelling, 2 Nights  Gangtok, 1 Night Kalimpong
Origin City:  Bagdogra
Places Covered:  Darjeeling, Pelling, Gangtok, Kalimpong.
Validity :  From 01 Apr 2017 To 30 Sep 2017
Package Id:  8415

Per Person (min 2 pax required) Rs. 30744/-
Per Person (min 4 pax required) Rs. 23248/-
Per Person (min 6 pax required) Rs. 20160/-

Tour Itinerary
Day 1 : Bagdogra/NJP to Darjeeling 93 kms 3 hours approx
Assistance at the airport/railway station on arrival and drive to Darjeeling. DARJEELING: Standing high in the Himalayas at an altitude of 2134m, Dorje Lingâ, or place of the Thunderbolt, offers breathtaking views of snow-capped mountain peaks, with the Kanchendzonga rising higher than all the others. Often referred to as the Queen of the Hillsâ, it remains just as alluring with its tiny waterfalls, little villages and a narrow gauge railway track. Surrounded by World Famous Tea Gardens and snow capped mountains, Darjeeling remains one of the most exotic destinations. Graeme Westlake in his book An introduction to hill stations on India refers to Darjeeling as having a view Scarcely Unrivalled on Earth. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2 : Darjeeling
Early morning visit Tiger Hill to see a beautiful sunrise and Himalayan Range like Kanchandzonga, Mount Everest etc. One can see the horizon changing colors just before sunrise and then the entire Himalayan range turn golden. It is truly a majestic sight and Ghoom Monastery which is oldest Monastery in the area which was built in 1875 and one can see the image of Mythey Buddha 15ft. height on the way back from Tiger Hill. Breakfast at the hotel and proceed for city tour visiting Himalayan Mountaineering Institute(closed on Thursday) which was started by Tenzing Norgay after he climbed Mt. Everest, Zoological Park (closed on Thursday), Tibetan Refugee Centre (closed on Sunday), Tenzing Rock, Gombu Rock and Happy Valley Tea Estate (from outside). Overnight at hotel.

Day 3 : Darjeeling to Pelling 75 kms 3 hours approx
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Pelling. PELLING Located at a distance of 120 kms from Gangtok Pelling is another serene, mountain village which lies in the western districts of Sikkim. This village is situated at an altitude of 2000 mts (approx) and commands a spectacular view of Mt.Kanchenjunga. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4 : Pelling
Breakfast at the hotel and proceed for city tour visiting Pemayangste Monastery, Rabtense Ruins, Khechipalri Lake, Kanchenjunga Fall and Rambi Falls. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5 : Pelling to Gangtok 127 kms 5 hours approx
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Gangtok. GANGTOK: At an altitude of 1750m, Gangtok became the state capital in the mid 19th century and has undergone rapid development since then. The downtown area is dominated by huge government buildings decorated with traditional Buddhist symbols. Gangtok is also a resting ground for people traveling to North Sikkim. Surrounded by Monasteries and Orchids, Gangtok is truly a travellers delight.
Later proceed for city tour visiting Rumtek Monastery, Do Drul Chorten, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (closed on Sundays), Cottage Industry (closed on Sundays) and Flower Show Complex. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6 : Gangtok
Breakfast at the hotel and full day excursion to Changu Lake which is 35 Kms from Gangtok at an altitude of 12,400 feet. The lake derives its waters from melting snows off the surrounding mountains Legends say that lamas could forecast the future by studying the color of the lakeâs waters. Also visit Baba Mandir Overnight at hotel.

Day 7 : Gangtok – Kalimpong 83 kms approx.
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Kalimpong KALIMPONG At an altitude of 1250m, Kalimpongâs location is ideal for a pleasant, relaxed getaway. Its clement weather has made Kalimpongâs orchids and gladiole well renowned. Up to the early 1700s, the Kalimpong area was part of the Sikkim rajas domain. In the early 18th century, the Bhutan king also took it over. In 1865, after the Anglo-Bhutan War, it was annexed to Darjeeling. Scottish Missionaries came here in the late 1800s. The town thrived as a wool trading center with Tibet till 1950s. Today it is a quiet hill resort and a haven for retired people.
Afternoon sightseeing in Kalimpong city tour visiting Zang Dog Palri Fo Brang Monastery, Tharpa Choling Monastery, Thongsa Gumpa and flower nurseries. Overnight at hotel

Day 8 : Kalimpong â Bagdogra/NJP 80 kms 3 hours approx
Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Bagdogra/NJP in time for flight/train to onward destination.

Package Includes
Accommodation on twin sharing basis in base category room
Daily breakfast
All transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary by Non AC vehicle
All currently applicable taxes

Package does not Includes
Air fare.
Any meals other then those specified in Cost Includes.
Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc
Any other item not specified in cost includes.
9% Government service tax.
Guide & Any Sports Activities Charges

Cancellation Policy
Prior to 45 days or more – 40% of tour cost
Between 44-31 days of departure – 50% of tour cost
Between 30-11 days of departure – 75% of tour cost
Within 10 days to date of departure – 100% of tour cost

Terms and Conditions
All rates quoted are on Per person basis (in Rs) – Applicable for 2 persons staying together sharing the same room
Service Tax extra as applicable.
Prices mentioned are the minimum quote and will be available on first-come, first-served basis
Package rates are subject to change without prior notice
Via Holidays reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer anytime at its own discretion and without any prior notice
The Above Rates are only applicable for Indian National
We request the customers to provide their meal preference at the time of booking for convenience during the Holiday
Meal selections are available for vegetarian / non-vegetarian food.
In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel.

Note: We are not holding any rooms or airline seats as of now and above mentioned is quote only , subject to availability at the time of confirmation . First preference will be given to mentioned hotels for reservation. In case of non-availability of these hotels we shall advise the similar or next available option with supplement cost . Itinerary provided is just suggestive and the sightseeing will be done as per availability. In case of no show or late cancellation after reconfirmation charges applicable as per the Hotels Policy and other vendors policy. Itinerary provided is just suggestive and the sightseeing will be done as per availability. For exciting holiday offers contact us at Travelnjoy , shirish.travelnjoy@gmail.com , 8446820304

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