|13 Oct Indore- Delhi-Bagdogra – Airport – Kalimpong (About 75 kms / 3 hrs)
Take a flight from Indore at 06:45 Am. Reach Kolkata at 08:25 Am. Take a flight from Delhi at 12:25 Pm. Reach Bagdogra at 02:25 Pm. Meet & Greet on arrival at Airport & transfer to Kalimpong (3,950 ft.). On arrival Check-in to hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay will be at Kalimpong.
14 Oct Kalimpong Sightseeing – Gangtok (75 kms / 3 hrs)
After breakfast half day city tour of Kalimpong Visit Mangal Dham, Deolo Hill, Dr. Graham’s Home, Golf Garden, Durpin Dara Hills & Pine View Nursery. Then transfer to Gangtok (3,950 ft.). On arrival check-in to your hotel. Overnight stay at Gangtok.
|15 Oct Excursion to Tsomgo Lake & Baba Mandir
After breakfast start for an excursion to Tsomgo Lake (12,400 ft.) & Baba Mandir (13,200 ft.) which is 55 kms one way from Gangtok city. Overnight stay at Gangtok.(In case of Land slide or any other reason Tsomgo Lake is closed we will provide alternate sightseeing.)
|16 Oct In Gangtok Local Sightseeing
Start for a Full day city tour covering Tashi view point, Ganesh Tok, Hanuman Tok, Flower show, Cottage Industry and Handicraft Centre, Institute of Tibetology, Dro-dul Chorten, Enchey Monastery & Banjakhri Falls (maximum 6 hours). Overnight stay at Gangtok.
|17 Oct Gangtok – Darjeeling (100 kms / 4 hrs)
After breakfast drive to Darjeeling (6,950 ft.). On arrival check-in to your hotel & rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
|18 Oct Darjeeling Sightseeing
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. After breakfast visit Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, P.N. Zoological Park (Thursday closed), Tenzing Rock, Tibetan Refugee self-help Centre (Sunday closed), Tea Garden (outer view), Ropeway and Japanese Temple. Evening free for shopping or leisure. Overnight stay at Darjeeling.
|19 Oct Darjeeling – IXB Airport (75 kms / 3 hrs)- Bagdogra-Delhi-Indore
After breakfast Check-out from hotel and take the departure transfer to IXB Airport for your onward journey. Take a flight from Bagdogra at 12:30 Pm. Reach Delhi at 02:40 Pm. Take a flight from Delhi at 05:50 Pm. Reach Indore at 06:25 Pm.
PACKAGE COST INCLUDES
Supplement cost :
Ø Nathula pass : Rs.5500.00 per car on the day of Execursion to Tsomgo Lake Baba Mandir (Monday & Tuesday closed).
Ø Toy Train Joy Ride (Darjeeling) : Rs. 1800/- Per Person on the day of Darjeeling local sightseeing
PACKAGE COST EXCLUDES
Ø We provide exclusive vehicles in our packages.
Ø Non a/c Wagon R/Alto for 1-3 Pax including child.
Ø Non a/c Sumo / Max for 4-8 pax including child.
Ø Scorpio/Xylo for 6 pax including child.
Ø Gangtok city tour is done only by Maruti Van/Wagon R (4 people in a car).
Ø If guests are booked for luxury vehicle, Scorpio/Xylo will be provided as per availability.
Ø Only 06 heads are allowed in 01 Scorpio/Xylo including child. In case the number of heads traveling increases, then the guest will have to take another vehicle.
Ø Most of the hotels do not have parking place & vehicle cannot be parked in front of the gates for longer period hence guests should wait at the reception 5 minute before the departure to avoid the inconveniences.
Ø Due to vehicle-parking difficulty, most of the areas are restricted to entry of vehicle & specific time is allotted for entries. Kindly follow the time strictly as given to you.
Ø In No Parking Zones, the vehicle will get parked in an available parking area. In such a case, you will have to wait for the vehicle to come to your designated area. Please be patient as the driver will have to come through traffic. Please coordinate with the driver
Ø Transfer from Bagdogra/NJP railway station will be provided from 06:00 hrs. To 17:00 hrs.
Ø All hill destinations are 3 to 5 hrs. Drive from station or airport. So, we do not recommend traveling in inadequate day light.
Ø In unavoidable circumstances the guest may have to stay back at Siliguri at an additional cost.
Ø If there is any late arrival at NJP railway station, we suggest the guest, considering their safety that they should stay back at the station. Our representative will meet and arrange their transfers at 6:00 a.m.
Ø Keeping in mind the road condition of any hilly region, the guest should decide upon themselves (with their train and flight timings) as to when they should start the departure transfer. We suggest a buffer time of 2 hours at least.
Ø All transfers from Gangtok / Pelling / Darjeeling to onward destinations will be provided either in morning from 07:00 a.m. to 08:00 a.m. or in afternoon from 01:00 p.m. to 02:00 p.m.
For Luxury Vehicles
Please note that this Luxury Vehicle (Scorpio / Xylo) will be provided to the guest for the complete tour. The vehicle changes every day/Sector wise & will be on contract as per the itinerary. This vehicle is not on disposal. Also while opting for Luxury Vehicle please informs 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 directly paid by the guest on the spot. Maximum 06 Heads (Including adult & children) will be allowed in a Scorpio / Xylo. AC of this luxury vehicle will only operate in plain & not in hills.
In case the guest is opting for Scorpio/Xylo inform the guest to travel with minimum baggage of one piece per person. In case of excess baggage, the guest will have to opt for an extra vehicle with an additional cost for carrying the excess baggage. The cost for this will be borne by guest directly.
Ø Check-in 14:00 hrs. / Check-out time is 12:00 hrs.
Ø 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.
Ø Room Heater available with an extra cost Bourne by the guest directly (Except at Premium+, Premium & Luxury categories)
Ø Category of Rooms in the packages normally remains to base category of rooms.
Ø A valid photo ID proof for all guests staying at the hotel is mandatory.
Ø 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 away bed. Most of the hotels have no provision of an extra bed.
Ø 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 with any services.
Ø In the area almost all the hotels do not have a lift facility and in all the hotels the guest will have to climb stairs. In case if any guest is having problem of blood pressure, knee or other ailment for which they cannot climb the higher floors they will have to intimate us during the time of booking so that we can try to arrange rooms at the lowest possible floor of the hotel enabling the guest to climb the minimum number of stairs.
Important Facts for Traveller’s:
Nathula Pass: (We can not give you any guarantee for nathulla pass but we will try)
Ø The Permission for Nathula Pass is completely subject to availability.
Ø Nathula visit is subject to availability of permit & road condition. It can be done on the same day with Tsomgo Lake – Baba Mandir, except Monday and Tuesday. Only limited permits are issued by the Sikkim Tourism Department before 24 hrs. of tour (OR on the day of tour depends on road condition) to those travel agencies registered with Sikkim Tourism Department on Rotation basis. It is closed on Mon & Tue. NAME, ADDRESS, AGE & GENDER i.e. naming list of all guests traveling are required for processing of permit. Normally organizing permit at the eleventh hour is not possible, minimum time required is 72 hours before the arrival to apply the permit with all documents. We will try our best, but in case of non-availability of permit, the tour will only be till Baba Mandir. In case the permit is available one can opt for the trip with an extra charge approx. Rs. 5,500/- per vehicle.
Ø It is mandatory that guest should carry photo proof identity card such as Voter Id / Passport / Driving License / Aadhar Card and passport size photograph. (PAN Card is not considered as a valid ID proof). For above 05 yrs. child School ID card is valid.
Ø As permit is mandatory and very limited number of permit are issued per day for visiting Nathula, Guest have to travel by any car whichever is available (like Xylo/Scorpio-Maxx/Bolero/Sumo) as per permit issued. We cannot give any choice on Vehicle type. This is to inform you that in order to control and send more tourists to Nathula pass, the department of tourism after consulting with travel agents laid down the following rules :-
Ø In case of less than 6 people from one travel agent the department generally club small number with another travel agent’s small number of tourists just for 4 km up and down before Nathula pass.
Ø The Indian Army allows visiting Nathula from 11:00AM to 12:30PM only .Guest have to start early from Gangtok. If guest makes delay in starting ex Gangtok we cannot guarantee the visit in spite of having confirmed permit.
Ø In high season limited permit will be issued by authorities. We will try to get the permit but if we will not get the permit then we will refund the supplement amount after end of the tour.
Ø Please note if Nathula pass permit not done due to weather conditions / Land slide / any other reason than we will refund the supplement amount after end of the tour.
Ø Also note that if Nathula Pass permit is issued and due to any other reason they can’t visit Nathula Pass then we are unable to refund anything.
Ø Please inform your guest to maintain the timing for the sightseeing / transfers which will advisable by our executive.
Ø The tour executive reserves the rights to make changes or omit any place of visit, if it becomes necessary due to bad weather, bad road, strike or band, security reason etc.
Ø Kindly inform us if the guests are senior citizens or have health related issues (like arthritis, heart problems etc.) or any such matter which might need special arrangements. Some itineraries will not be suitable for them and we will suggest accordingly.
Ø The security concerns, driver’s working hours etc. will be kept in mind while planning the tour and sightseeing.
Ø We try to ensure that the sightseeing points do not fall on a closing day. Incase due to inevitable situation if the sightseeing falls on a closing day, it will have to be left out. Conducting that particular tour or sightseeing point the next day will be subject to time availability. Weather in the region is unpredictable. We have kept your sightseeing related with nature flexible.
Ø The region’s prime tourist interest in its Nature and eco-friendly atmosphere. The facilities available here cannot be matched with other developed destinations.